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(VIDEO) Wolf Blitzer Skeptical in Carson Interview that Armed Jews Would’ve Fared Better than Unarmed Jews Against Nazis

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

Carson may as well have suggested the moon was made of green cheese. Blitzer is so invested in liberal talking points about guns that he can’t grasp the value of an armed populace in the face of evil tyranny.

Nanny State ‘Mini Me’ Berkeley Tries to Tax Away Obesity, NPR Gushes

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

First, they came for Coca Cola… Public health advocates have argued that one of the best ways to fight obesity would be to tax the sugary drinks that science has implicated as a big part of the problem. While many states and cities have tried to find ways to tax sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages, […]

A Valuable Lesson for the Liberals Attacking Ben Carson

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 - by Charlie Martin

This is a post on LinkedIn that I reprint here with the kind permission of the author Art LaFlamme: When I was a lieutenant, I witnessed a car accident. A car clipped a brick or cinder-block wall, knocking it over onto a Soldier standing next to it. This knocked him over, and pinned him under […]

From Beyond the Grave, Lucille Ball Scaring Kids for Halloween

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

You remember Scary Lucy, don’t you? The weird statue of the world’s most famous red-headed ditz, erected in her home town of Jamestown, N.Y., that, to put it charitably, didn’t look a thing like her? Well, someone has finally found some inspiration in it. It’s a role “Scary Lucy” was born to play: Frightening people […]

About Those Monsters in Your Room…

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

Many of us have had that eerie feeling of awakening in the middle of the night and sensing a malevolent presence in the room — but we’re paralyzed and barely even able to scream. Well, according to some scientists, it’s all in your head: It was gone, but I was still screaming. Its form is […]

Why Does an Army Ranger Use a GoPro Camera to Defend Himself against Domestic Abuse?

Monday, September 28th, 2015 - by Leslie Loftis

Why did this Army Ranger feel the need to use a body camera to defend himself against physical abuse by his ex-wife? He’s an Army Ranger, after all. Presumably he is capable of defending himself in a way that most female victims cannot, by overpowering his attacker. Alas, as many male victims of domestic abuse […]

Muslim Model Hangs Herself to Avoid Arranged Marriage

Sunday, September 27th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

British-Pakistani model kills herself fearing her family would force her into arranged marriage. — Natasha Fatah (@NatashaFatah) September 21, 2015   The Daily Mail reports: Nadia Menaz, 24, was found dead at her home in Oldham, Greater Manchester in May, five months after taking out a court order to stop her family from forcing […]

Pro-Israel Advocates Fight Back as New York School Teaches Third Graders to Be ‘Freedom Fighters for Palestine’

Saturday, September 26th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Bassem Tamimi, father of the infamous Pallywood star “Shirley Temper,” was invited to speak to a classroom of third graders in Ithaca, New York. Legal Insurrection broke the story: An uproar is brewing in Ithaca, New York, after anti-Israel activists bragged on Facebook how they managed to bring Palestinian activist Bassem Tamimi to a third-grade […]

Even the USMC Has Been Corrupted by Obama; Ordered to Overlook Pederasty During Deployment Abroad

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

This is what your moral compass looks like on critical theory and cultural relativism: U.S. Marines preparing to go overseas are given a detailed training session about the Marine Corps’ own rules against sexual assault. But they are offered practically no guidance on what to do if they witness rape and other sexual abuses by […] Headline: ‘Pope Francis isn’t as progressive on LGBTQ issues as you think’

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

(h/t No, really: Pope Francis has been widely praised as a progressive figure on LGBTQ issues. Fueled by some of the pope’s comments on gay people (“Who am I to judge?”), some Democrats have praised Francis for his liberal views — with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, for example, stating that Francis […]

Not The Onion: Salon Wants You to Lend a Sympathetic Ear to Pedophiles

Monday, September 21st, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

Here’s a screenshot of the headline (I refuse to link to this depravity and help their ad revenue): This is the leftist agenda in a nutshell: mainstream the fringe and marginalize the majority (see: gun rights). Imagine this headline even getting clearance fifteen years ago. The progressive loons who took over academia have finally gotten […]

Doritos Introduces Gay-Pride Rainbow Tortilla Chips

Friday, September 18th, 2015 - by The Tatler

Doritos, in a partnership with the non-profit It Gets Better, is making a limited-edition run of rainbow-colored tortilla chips. The chips are the “Cool Ranch” flavor. Doritos Rainbows are a limited-edition version of its Cool Ranch-flavored tortilla chips to show the chipmaker’s support of the LGBT community. The chips come in shades of green, blue, […]

Starbucks Apologizes to Philly Cop After His Facebook Post Goes Viral

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

A Philadelphia police officer received an apology from Starbucks after his Facebook post about being rudely denied access to the restroom went viral. The sergeant vented on the social media site after a female barista at a Philadelphia-area Starbucks refused to let him use the bathroom because he wasn’t a paying customer. Via The […]

Obama Influences Jewish High Holiday Sermons

Sunday, September 13th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

IMRA reports via the JTA that President Obama had a pleasant conversation this week with American rabbis ahead of the Jewish High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot. During the conversation he expressed his desire to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he arrives in town next month for the United Nations’ […]

Study: Blind People Can Be Racist

Monday, August 31st, 2015 - by Liz Sheld

There’s no escaping a charge of racism, even if you are blind and literally cannot see someone’s skin color. CNN reports on a new study that claims some blind people “make judgments about others based on their race.” The findings come from interviews conducted in person and over the phone with 25 people who were […]

Life Coach Jaxi West: Texas Cop Killing ‘Is What Justice Looks Like’

Monday, August 31st, 2015 - by Debra Heine

While most people have reacted in horror and heartache to the execution-style murder of Deputy Darren H. Goforth Friday night, there have been a few slimeballs on Twitter and elsewhere who have actually applauded the killing. One of the worst tweets I’ve seen is also the most sickening because it wasn’t vomited out by a […]

Israel Confirms Iran Stockpiling Ballistic Missiles

Sunday, August 30th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Via IMRA: Israel is keeping a “very sharp eye” on Iran’s modernized ballistic missile arsenal and will be “ready to respond” should the Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) attempt to export the new Fateh 313 to Lebanon- or Syria-based proxies, a defense official says. “We assess that Iran has begun to stockpile them,” the official said of the 500-kilometer-range, solid-fueled […]

‘Shirley Temper’ and the Reality of Pallywood Hits Mainstream Media

Sunday, August 30th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

We present the Tamimi family. A well known Pallywood activist family who ambushed the soldier for publicity. — IDF Elite (@idfelite) August 30, 2015   The UK Daily Mail has finally caught on to the reality of Pallywood, the nickname for the professional Palestinian activists who pose in suffering mode for social media and […]

Much Needed Reminder About the Perils of ‘Routine’ Police Work

Thursday, August 27th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

It’s dangerous out there. A Louisiana police officer responding to a call of a man stabbing women was fatally shot Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. One of the women who was stabbed also died, Deputy Sheriff Paul DiCapo of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office said. Cops have been getting beat up in the press a […]

Iraq Begins Documenting Christian Persecution

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 - by Chris Queen

The Iraqi government has for the first time begun collecting and documenting statistics on Christian persecution in the country. Some of the figures include 7,000 violations against property belonging to Christians since 2003 and a decrease in the Christian population of Iraq of over a million during the same timeframe. One report in June claimed […]

ESPN Suspends Curt Schilling for Tweet Comparing Muslims to Nazis

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

If the tweet fits… ESPN has suspended Curt Schilling after the pitcher and network analyst tweeted, and subsequently deleted, a picture that compared Muslims to Nazis. “Curt’s tweet was completely unacceptable, and in no way represents our company’s perspective,” ESPN said in a statement on Tuesday. “We made that point very strongly to Curt and […]

Are You Ready for the New ‘Call Me Caitlyn’ Halloween Costume?

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

Frisky’s humor-impaired Amelia McDonell-Parry isn’t. She finds the costume deeply offensive and #problematic. Sigh. It’s only August and this year’s crop of offensive and #problematic Halloween costumes are already starting to roll in. is selling this “Call Me Caitlyn” costume in its men’s section, offering dudes (well, the costume is “unisex” but let’s be real) […]

University of WI Community Relations Director to Cops: Leave Shoplifters Alone! (Video)

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

The director of community relations at the University of Wisconsin-Madison was recently caught on camera during a roundtable conversation on “Best Policing Practices” calling for police to stop arresting shoplifters at stores such as Walmart. Everett D. Mitchell, who is also an attorney, pastor, and community leader, argues that because big box stores like Walmart and Target […]

Poll: Most Blacks Prefer ‘All Lives Matter’ to ‘Black Lives Matter’

Monday, August 24th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

Democrats who allow themselves to be cowed by the “Black Lives Matter” movement do so at their own peril according to a Rasmussen poll released last Thursday. The group’s motto is not nearly as popular as they pretend it is. Two out of three blacks prefer the term “all lives matter” to “black lives matter,” according […]

More Than 15,000 .mil and .gov Email Addresses Revealed in Cheater Dating Site Hack

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Hackers who swiped the information of millions of registered members of Ashley Madison — a dating site for cheaters — made good on their promise to release the data dump, and it includes a Washington spin. Among the 36 million records released are more than 15,019 email accounts from .mil or .gov. Army addresses comprised […]

Pro-Life Groups Release Map Showing Health Clinics That Could Replace a De-funded Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

Via The Daily Signal Sensible people have always known that the argument claiming women will be left without access to affordable health care if Planned Parenthood loses federal funding is a lie, it’s just never been clear how big that lie is. Pretty big. According to data collected by the two groups, there are currently […]

State Senator Takes On Iconic Atlanta Restaurant Over Confederate Symbolism

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 - by Chris Queen

Last December, Atlanta’s famed OK Cafe suffered a devastating electrical fire. The restaurant’s owners vowed to rebuild, and the story served as an inspiring lesson in perseverance in the face of defeat. Unfortunately the world has changed, and as OK Cafe prepares to reopen, the establishment now faces a foe that nobody would have seen […]

Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker to Return Sons’ Participation Trophies

Monday, August 17th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

It’s only Monday, and we already have our feel-good story of the week. Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison doesn’t expect a trophy just for showing up. The same goes for his sons. The 2008 NFL Defensive Player of the Year took to Instagram on Saturday to say he was returning two awards his sons James […]

Iranian Spokeswoman Openly Mocks Obama’s Pro-Deal PR

Sunday, August 16th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Via IMRA: Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham on Thursday deplored US President’s recent anti-Iran remarks, saying that Barack Obama does not consider the realities inside Iran. In a recent interview with NPR, Obama had claimed that it is possible Iran starts making different decisions on regional issues and toning down its anti-Israel rhetoric. In reply, Afkham described the […]

Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson Cuts State Contracts with Planned Parenthood

Friday, August 14th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

Little by little… Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson on Friday canceled the state’s contracts with Planned Parenthood, making his the third Southern state to do so since anti-abortion activists released a series of videos that they say suggests the organization sells fetal tissue. “It is apparent that after the recent revelations on the actions of Planned […]

Pistol-Whipped Cop Hesitated Using Force Because of ‘Media’

Friday, August 14th, 2015 - by Stephen Kruiser

The inmates have the keys to the asylum. A Birmingham, Alabama, police detective who was pistol-whipped unconscious said Friday that he hesitated to use force because he didn’t want to be accused of needlessly killing an unarmed man. “A lot of officers are being too cautious because of what’s going on in the media,” said […]

Do We Care About Boys and Men?

Thursday, August 13th, 2015 - by Leslie Loftis

In the Trump drama after the Fox News GOP presidential candidates debate last week, the debriefs missed some of the acute problems that never made it into the debate at all. There is a commission to establish a National or a White House Council on Boys and Men. (Full disclosure: I am a member of […]

Bernie Trumps Trump …Among Christian Kids?

Monday, August 10th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Forget the showmanship apparent at last week’s Republican debates. The pomp, circumstance and condemnation of the Obama era has left millennial voters exhausted and ready to opt out of the 2016 election over a year ahead of schedule. And can you blame them? Primed by the vicious anti-W. demonstrations, millennials associate nothing but derision, deadlock […]

Israel Holds Off on Joint Military Exercise with U.S. in Wake of Potential Iran Deal

Monday, August 10th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

IMRA picked up on this release from the Israeli Defense Forces: The relations with the USA continue to be very tense: the editorial board of Israel Defense has learnt that Israel declined far-reaching proposals for Israeli-American defense cooperation in the context of a massive joint training exercise, designated Juniper Cobra 16, scheduled for early 2016. The exercise should include […]

ISIS Abducts Christians to Use as ‘Bargaining Chips’

Monday, August 10th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Arab media reports: Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants have abducted hundreds of civilians, including dozens of Christians, from a central Syrian town it captured earlier this week, activists say, a development that has prompted hundreds of Christian families to flee to areas outside the control of the ultra-radical group. Syria-based activists who monitor the group’s activity […]