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Remember That ‘Hilarious’ South Park Episode Where Christopher Reeve Eats an Aborted Baby?

Friday, July 31st, 2015 - by David Forsmark

What if baby parts could cure… malnutrition? This week on The Five, Greg Gutfeld has been at his brilliant, acerbic best while skewering Planned Parenthood and its ghoulish defenders.  But he has gone farther than just the baby-parts issue to the core of the life debate. Gutfeld’s best point: To Planned Parenthood babies are garbage, […]

White House: Yeah, We’re OK with Planned Parenthood Harvesting Baby Parts

Thursday, July 30th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

Embarrassingly disgusting. The White House said on Thursday that U.S. President Barack Obama would oppose any efforts by Congress to defund Planned Parenthood, a health organization that performs abortions at its clinics. Republicans in Congress have threatened to pull federal funding from Planned Parenthood after a group that opposes abortions released videos that suggest the […]

Police Go Undercover to Nab Distracted Drivers

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 - by Chris Queen

As distracted drivers become a greater threat to public safety, police on both coasts are resorting to unusual measures to catch drivers using their phones at the wrong times. In San Bernadino, California, cops are posing as panhandlers – sort of — in order to go after distracted drivers. …plain clothes officers stood on highway off-ramps […]

(VIDEO) Ohio Dem State Rep. Patmon: ‘Black Lives Matter’ Crowd Should Protest Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

“Five thousand, four hundred and ninety-nine abortions are in Cuyahoga County, which I happen to represent,” Patmon said in a speech Tuesday. “And 63 percent of them are black women,”

Despicable Tweet: Planned Parenthood Uses Minions to Support Selling Baby Parts

Friday, July 24th, 2015 - by Paula Bolyard

Planned Parenthood Action sent out a vile tweet earlier today asking the group’s supporters to “stand strong” against the “Minions” that are trying to defund their abortion factories. The tweet, featuring a gif of the Minions cartoon characters, didn’t mention that what they’re asking people to defend is an organization that rakes in billions of […]

Slate Male Feminist: ‘I Hate that I Love to Grill’

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

Stop this sad, sad world. I hate how much I love to grill. It’s not that I’m inclined to vegetarianism or that I otherwise object to the practice itself. But I’m uncomfortable with the pleasure I take in something so conventionally masculine. Looming over the coals, tongs in hand, I feel estranged from myself, recast […]

More Calls for Changes to Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 - by Chris Queen

In the continued controversy surrounding Confederate symbols in the South, more people are raising their voices in calls to make changes to the iconic carving on Stone Mountain, east of Atlanta, which features Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson and Confederate President Jefferson Davis. The NAACP has called to have the carving completely removed, […]

South Carolina Public Safety Director Explains Why He Helped Racist Protester

Monday, July 20th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

not an uncommon example of humanity in SC: Leroy Smith helps white supremacist to shelter & water as heat bears down. pic.twitter.com/GoF23r3mRe — Rob Godfrey (@RobGodfrey) July 18, 2015   South Carolina’s director of public safety issued a statement today about why he helped a neo-Nazi into the shade, a viral image that was captured […]

In Defense of Dr. Mengele

Saturday, July 18th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

Somebody was bound to do it: What did Hannah Arendt say about “the banality of evil“?

Atlanta Artist Proposes Unusual Addition to Stone Mountain Carving

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 - by Chris Queen

In the aftermath the NAACP suggesting the removal of the carving of Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson and Confederate President Jefferson Davis from the side of Stone Mountain, just east of Atlanta, a Georgia-based artist has created a petition calling for a different solution. Started by artist Mack Williams, it’s addressed to Georgia’s […]

Jindal Launches Investigation into Planned Parenthood After Organ Harvesting Video Surfaces

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

On it. Gov. Bobby Jindal on Tuesday announced he’s directed the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals to investigate Planned Parenthood activities in the state after a video surfaced that claims the organization is selling fetal body parts. The video, which was posted to YouTube by the Center for Medical Progress, shows a woman discussing […]

Remember the Huxtables? Yup, Racist

Monday, July 13th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

Who knew a program about an upstanding middle-class black family was, in retrospect, so irredeemably racist? Salon explains: Americans on both sides of the color line are upset by Cosby’s behavior not exclusively because of the horrific nature of his crimes, but also because his failings have robbed many of them of an innocent and […]

It’s Time for Baby Boomer Politicians to Pass the Torch to Generation X

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 - by Chris Queen

This past weekend, my brother-in-law said goodbye to his grandfather for the last time. “Pop” served in World War II , worked hard for many years, and saw children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren grow up. We call people like “Pop” the Greatest Generation for obvious reasons. The World War II generation set a tremendous example of […]

First U.S. Measles Death in a Decade, Courtesy of Your Neighborhood Anti-Vaxxers

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

Via Forbes: For the first time since 2003, a person has died from measles in the U.S. A woman in Clallam County in Washington died from pneumonia caused by measles, according to the Washington State Department of Health. “This should have been a preventable death, and I think her death is a tragedy,” said Dr. […]

Dear Malik Abongo Obama…

Sunday, June 28th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

A letter from president Obama to his half-brother has just fetched an undisclosed sum after it was sold to a collector: President Obama’s half-brother, Malik Abongo “Roy” Obama, has sold a handwritten letter from the president, penned 20 years ago, that reveals Obama’s reasoning for getting into politics — including “to deal with some serious […]

Paper: Anti-SSM Opeds and Letters Will Be Strictly Limited, Eventually Banned

Saturday, June 27th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

After first announcing that it would not accept opposing views at all, a Pennsylvania newspaper says it will strictly limit opeds and letters that oppose same sex marriage — but only for a limited amount of time. Because “it’s the law of the land” and such ideas are now considered to be on the same […]

VIDEO: Watch Hattie McDaniel’s 1940 Oscar Acceptance Speech

Saturday, June 27th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

Time to stop the madness:

The Great Confederate Payback: ‘Like the End of the Soviet Empire’

Saturday, June 27th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

And so the Great Confederate Payback begins: Vandals have targeted monuments dedicated to the leaders and soldiers of the Confederacy, painting the slogan “Black lives matter” on memorials in a half-dozen states where the landmarks stand tall in parks and outside government buildings. The graffiti reflects the racial tension that permeates post-Ferguson America, more than […]

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops: SCOTUS Ruling on SSM A ‘Tragic Error’, ‘Profoundly Immoral and Unjust’

Friday, June 26th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops released a strongly worded statement following the Supreme Court’s ruling today that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right, calling the decision a “tragic error” that is “profoundly immoral and unjust.” Written by USCCB president Abp. Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, the missive condemns the decision from start to finish, […]

How Dumb Do You Have to Be to Be a Criminal?

Thursday, June 25th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

In a study that it is sure to make Leftist heads explode, the Finns have discovered an inverse  correlation between intelligence and criminal behavior: Finland is the sort of place where they do things thoroughly, things like testing the intelligence of a total population cohort of Finnish males born in 1987 and following up the […]

Bill Banning Abortion After 20 Weeks Passed by Ohio Senate

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

Via Reuters: The Ohio Senate passed a bill on Wednesday that would ban abortions after 20 weeks of gestation, following the passage of a similar ban by the Wisconsin Senate this month. The legislation, which passed 23-9, contains a narrow exception for medical emergencies, but not for rape or incest. It would now go to […]

In Memoriam: James Horner

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

James Horner died yesterday when the private plane he was piloting crashed in California. Although I never met him, I’ve long thought that he, James Newton Howard,Thomas Newman and Carter Burwell were the four finest established composers working in Hollywood today. James Horner, the Hollywood composer who wrote the Oscar-winning score for Titanic, has died […]

Haley, South Carolina Delegation Unite to Demand Confederate Flag Come Down

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Surrounded by South Carolina’s congressional delegation and bipartisan representatives, Gov. Nikki Haley (R) declared today that the Confederate flag outside of the state capitol needs to go. Haley acknowledged that many see the flag as a symbol of their heritage, and stressed that it doesn’t automatically make them racist. But, she said, “150 years after […]

Scott Welcomes ‘Robust Conversation’ About Race Relations After Charleston

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) said he expects a “robust” dialogue about race relations in the wake of last week’s massacre of nine parishioners at the historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. “When we look for as to the reasons why this happened, it’s hard to understand, when evil is just over taking the heart, the […]

Big Brother Fed Uses Biodata to Track School Lunch Choices

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

From EAG News: A Pennsylvania school district is scanning students’ thumbprints, tracking all of their lunch purchases, and turning the data over to the federal government. The Hazleton Area School District recently announced it would be providing free meals to all students, regardless of need. The move comes after the federal government began incentivizing school […]

Arm Candy Report, Hollywood Division: Shiksas, Asians Out, Hot Yoga Instructors In

Saturday, June 20th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

Don’t take it from me, take it from the Hollywood Reporter: Just as tastes in fashion, food and music evolve, so do tastes in arm candy, girlfriends and trophy wives. In Hollywood, one’s got to keep up with the ceaseless tide of status symbols… When it comes to trendy trophy women, these alpha men compete […]

In the Wake of Tragedy, the New York Times Slurs the Irish. UPDATED

Saturday, June 20th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

This story has caused a commotion here in Ireland. Imagine if this lede were written about, say, blacks or Jews: BERKELEY, Calif. — They come by the thousands — Irish students on work visas, many flocking to the West Coast to work in summer jobs by day and to enjoy the often raucous life in […]

So NSFW It’s Not Funny. Or Maybe It Is

Friday, June 19th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

Lena Dunham continues her quest to be the Least Erotic Woman in the World. Lena Dunham posted a photo of herself in lingerie because she’s super body positive. Also, because she’s being paid by a lingerie company. It’s long been Dunham’s dream to make one million men taste the remnants of the grilled cheese sandwich […]

TREND ALERT: Women with Hairy Armpits

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 - by Liz Sheld

I’m always the last to find out about these things and in this case, ignorance is certainly bliss. The new “thing” hitting the mainstream social media culture is unshaven armpits. “Women are proudly showing off their growth on Instagram and YouTube, and it’s not just Miley Cyrus anymore. Jemima Kirke of ‘Girls’ flashed her fair-colored […]

Leaked Doc Reveals: Pope Enraged Over Climate Change, Calls for Redistribution of Wealth

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

For those still unconvinced that the current pope was raised under a Soviet-inspired pro-socialist climate, the UK Independent reports: Pope Francis warned that the world is heading for “unprecedented destruction” unless mankind confronts climate change and reforms the way it treats the planet, as the most eagerly anticipated papal document in living memory was leaked. In […]

Jewish Americans Prefer Netanyahu to Obama in Latest Poll

Monday, June 15th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

As the Mad Voter Roger L. Simon contemplates whether or not Michael Oren’s new book will change the Jewish vote, the latest J Street poll shows that Obama’s latest attempts to “woo” the Jewish community have had zero impact. Despite a less-than-schmoozy synagogue visit and the interviews granted to the usual Jewish suspects, the president’s approval […]

Legal Eagle Slams Supreme Court’s Jerusalem Decision for Wrongfully Empowering the President

Monday, June 15th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

From Mondoweiss: Alan Dershowitz has been giving a few interviews this week lambasting Mondays’ Supreme Court decision overturning an unconstitutional 2002 law on Jerusalem. Predictably, he doesn’t like it. According to Dershowitz, the ruling is not only “silly” and “utterly unnecessary“–it’s also “dangerous to the world”. Why? because Dershowitz thinks it gives too much power […]

‘Happiest Place On Earth’ Is Also One of the Most Expensive

Saturday, June 13th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

How many families can afford Mickey Mouse these days? Lots, apparently: When Walt Disney World opened in an Orlando swamp in 1971, with its penny arcade and marching-band parade down Main Street U.S.A., admission for an adult cost $3.50, about as much then as three gallons of milk. Disney has raised the gate price for the […]

Speaking of the Ugly Face of the Modern Left…

Thursday, June 11th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

Here’s the lovely and talented Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the woman who led her donkeys to a historic disaster in the 2014 midterms. But, gosh, she’s so proud! With the Supreme Court poised to rule on the constitutionality of same-sex marriage this month, Democratic Party boss and Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Monday plans to […]

McKinney Cop Resigns and Flees Town Amid Death Threats

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

The police officer in the center of a media firestorm involving his behavior at an out-of-control community pool party in McKinney, Texas, has resigned and fled town amid death threats. Corporal Eric Casebolt and other residents in the community have reportedly been harassed and threatened with violence ever since the ill-fated pool party. CBS DFW reported: Saying […]