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“I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government
from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.” —Thomas Jefferson

“It is not the function of our Government to keep the citizen from falling into error.
It is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error.”
—Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson
“Immigrants soon find their place in urban life, they soon adopt, externally, town manners and opinions, but for a long time they remain foreign to civic thought. One cannot make a social philosophy one’s own as easily as a new costume. . . More menacing than barbarians storming the walls from without are the seeming citizens within – those who are citizens in gesture, but not in thought.”
—Ludwig von Mises, Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis, p. 38 (1922)
“Just because you do not take an interest in politics
doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you.”
—Pericles, Greek statesman, 495–429 BC

“I am certain that nothing has done so much to destroy the juridical safeguards of
individual freedom as the striving after this mirage of social justice.”
F. A. Hayek, Economic Freedom and Representative Government (1973)

Truth is always stranger than fiction because fiction has to make sense. — Mark Twain

The most costly of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably not true. — H. L. Mencken

To assent to obvious lies is to co-operate with evil,
and in some small way to become evil oneself. —Theodore Dalrymple 


"Economic power is exercised by means of a positive, by offering men a reward,
an incentive, a payment, a value; political power is exercised by means of a negative,
by the threat of punishment, injury, imprisonment, destruction.
The businessman's tool is values; the bureaucrat's tool is fear."
—Novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand

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MSM: Wrong on Mark Levin, Wrong on Trump Wiretaps,
Wrong on... Everything
Doug Ross
In March, bestselling author and talk radio superstar Mark Levin laid out an ironclad case that the Obama administration had wiretapped the Trump campaign. In fact, Levin's evidence hinged upon reports in the New York Times and the Washington Post which, as you know, are both hotbeds of right-wing extremism. Yet – defying facts, logic, reason, history and common sense – the media ignored its own reports to pillory Levin.

Obama's Watergate: Six Months Later, CNN Confirms What was
Widely Reported – and Ignored On the Left – Last March

Daniel J. Flynn
Vladimir Putin did not hack the election. Barack Obama did. Donald Trump said earlier this year that the Obama Administration wiretapped his campaign. "Like I'd want to hear more from that fool?" President Obama scoffed. But CNN reported on Monday, "U.S. investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the election... The government snooping continued into early this year, including a period when Manafort was known to talk to President Donald Trump."

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Week ending 24 September 2017

Trump is Keeping His Promise to Cut Government Regulations
The Trump administration has fulfilled one of the president's key campaign promises to wipe out costly Obama-era regulations, according to a new fiscal year ending report card on the effort. The American Action Forum found that the administration kept its one in, two out plan and saved $645 million, and has another $600 million in savings on the way.
U.S. Household Wealth Rises $1.7 Trillion to Another Record
U.S. household wealth increased in the second quarter to yet another record, driven by solid gains in financial assets and rising property values, figures from the Federal Reserve in Washington showed Thursday... A strong job market and low inflation also are allowing Americans to improve their purchasing power, helping to sustain household spending, the biggest part of the economy.
Why Trump's UN Speech Was a Triumph
Roger Kimball
One of the most refreshing things about Trump's address – it is characteristic of his speeches – was his frankness. At the U.N., this had a positive as well as a critical side. On the positive side, I found it a breath of fresh air to hear an American president celebrate the achievements of America.
It Looks Like Obama Did Spy On Trump,
Just as He Apparently Did to Me

Sharyl Attkisson
According to media reports this week, the FBI did indeed "wiretap" the former head of Trump's campaign, Paul Manafort, both before and after Trump was elected. If Trump officials – or Trump himself – communicated with Manafort during the wiretaps, they would have been recorded, too. If these reports are accurate, it means U.S. intelligence agencies secretly surveilled at least a half dozen Trump associates. And those are just the ones we know about.
Samantha Power Sought to Unmask Americans on
Almost Daily Basis

Samantha Power, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, was 'unmasking' at such a rapid pace in the final months of the Obama administration that she averaged more than one request for every working day in 2016 – and even sought information in the days leading up to President Trump's inauguration, multiple sources close to the matter told Fox News.
Global Warming: Who Are the Deniers Now?
Study: The 12 Major Models Used to Predict Climate Warming are Faulty

Global warming is "settled science," we hear all the time. Those who reject that idea are "deniers." But as new evidence trickles out from peer-reviewed science studies, the legs beneath the climate change hypothesis – that the earth was doing just fine until carbon-dioxide spewing human beings came along – is increasingly wobbly.
Study: Reliance On 'gut feelings' Linked to Belief in Fake News,
Climate Change

Anthony Watts
People who tend to trust their intuition or to believe that the facts they hear are politically biased are more likely to stand behind inaccurate beliefs, a new study suggests. And those who rely on concrete evidence to form their beliefs are less likely to have misperceptions about high-profile scientific and political issues, said Kelly Garrett, the lead researcher and a professor of communication at The Ohio State University.
Irma Illusions – and Realities
Paul Driessen
My geology, ecology and other studies taught me that climate change has been "real" throughout history. I've learned to be humble, respectful and vigilant in the face of nature's power; to recognize that climate shifts can range from beneficial or benign to harmful or unbelievably destructive; and to understand that the sun and other powerful natural forces totally dwarf whatever meager powers humans might muster to alter or control Earth's climate and weather.
Appeals Court Upholds Wisconsin Right-to-Work Law
A Wisconsin appeals court upheld the state's right-to-work law Tuesday, the second time in two months that Badger State unions have seen their legal challenges to the law rebuffed in court. The unions had argued the law, which prohibits workers from being forced to join a union or pay a regular fee to one as a condition of employment, was unconstitutional. The court ruled that the issue had been long settled.
Health Insurers in New Mexico to Implement
Record-High Premium Increases

Health insurers in New Mexico are increasing premiums at the highest rate seen in the four-year history of the state's exchanges, the Albuquerque Journal reported. Insurers will increase premiums next year from a range of 36 to 41 percent for midlevel insurance plans. For all plans, premiums are expected to rise a range of 17 to 49 percent.
Push to Unseal the Draft Whitewater Indictment Against
Hillary Clinton Gets Court Date

Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group that files Freedom of Information Act requests, wants copies of the documents that the National Archives and Records Administration has declined to release. It filed a FOIA request for the documents in March 2015 and in October 2015 the group sued for the 238 pages of responsive records.
Republican Congresswoman Sponsors Resolution to Enforce
Sharia Law On U.S. Citizens

On April 6, 2017, Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-VA), introduced House Resolution 257 (HR 257), which offers protection against "racism, religious or ethnic bias, discrimination, incitement to violence," for Muslims, yet excludes Christians from such safeguards. There is an accompanying piece of legislation in the Senate, known as SR 118, which the Gatestone Institute has characterized as an effort "to criminalize free speech," and has been introduced by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Susan Collins (R-ME) and Kamala Harris (D-CA).

U.S. Trying to Criminalize Free Speech – Again
Judith Bergman
On April 4, 2017, the U.S. Senate passed Senate Resolution 118, "Condemning hate crime and any other form of racism, religious or ethnic bias, discrimination, incitement to violence, or animus targeting a minority in the United States". The resolution was drafted by a Muslim organization, EmgageUSA (formerly EmergeUSA) and the Muslim Public Affairs Council.
St Louis Young Democrats Busted for Actively Promoting
Anti-Police Rallies That Injured Cops

Now operating as a separate organization, Young Democrats of America was once the official youth arm of the Democratic Party and still maintains a relationship with the Democratic National Committee. And the St. Louis chapter is providing a daily schedule on when militants can report to duty. If not actively involved in organizing the events, the organization appears to be in close communication with those responsible for the planning.
The Unbearable Phoniness of Black Lives Matter
Eli David
BLM protesting bad statues does nothing tangible for the black community, which the protesters claim to be so concerned about. It ignores the fact that although people like Thomas Jefferson may have had their flaws, they also produced a lot of good for Americans, including for African-Americans, including blacks who may be descended from Jefferson.
Trump's War Strategy Hailed by Afghan President:
'A Difference of Day and Night'

President Trump's new strategy for the Afghanistan War garnered a glowing review from the country's leader Thursday, who said the difference on the ground after just four weeks was "night and day" from the war plan of the Obama administration. "You made this decision on the basis of courage and determination. We salute your courage," Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani told Mr. Trump.
45 National Security Experts Urge Trump to Withdraw from Iran Deal
A group of some 45 national security experts signed a letter, released Tuesday, calling on President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. The letter, released by the Center for Security Policy, called on Trump to withdraw the U.S. from the so-called "Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action" (JCPOA) using a plan proposed by former Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton. It also asks Trump to not certify that Iran has been in compliance with the agreement.
Paper Ballots Are Hack-Proof. It's Time to Bring Them Back.
Glenn Harlan Reynolds
I've been talking about the importance of protecting against voting-machine hacks since 2002. And now, finally, people are starting to take me seriously. The move to paperless voting started in response to the Florida "hanging chad" fiasco in the 2000 presidential election. Some people (like me) thought this was a mistake, but such concerns were often dismissed. Now, apparently, you can't be paranoid enough.
Glitch Allows Non-U.S. Citizens in Pa. to Vote
'It Undermines Integrity of Elections'

Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt says a glitch in the state's "motor-voter" process has allowed non-U.S. citizens to register to vote, even though he thinks they did so accidentally. The glitch has had no impact on elections, as the number of people mistakenly registered was small, but Schmidt thinks that statewide there could be many more and he wants the state to review registrations.
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'Dreamers' Gang Rape Girl in Maryland
Two men raped and held a classmate hostage, while a third man recorded the crimes, Frederick Police said Thursday evening. They also reported an acquaintance of the victim knew it was going to happen. Messages referencing the incident were sent through a social media site before and after the crime, police said.

Pair of African 'Refugees' Raped Unconscious 14-Year-Old Girl
Two South African men living in Murray, Utah, were arrested for allegedly raping an unconscious 14-year-old girl they had met over Snapchat, police say. Video evidence shows the girl was too drunk to resist the attack. Richard Djassera, 21, and Leclair Dodjim, 24, were arrested by West Jordan police.
The Strange Case of Confederate Cool
The Left Used to Tell Us That Confederates Were Cool

Victor Davis Hanson
[B]efore the end of Jim Crow, post-war leftist Hollywood still largely continued its soft mythologies of the Confederate Lost Cause. Perhaps the cinematic romance arose because of the lucrative fumes of earlier Gone with the Wind fantasies, which themselves might've come from an understandable desire to play a part in "binding up the nation's wounds."
Forget the Alamo? In Dallas, Maybe
Rod Dreher
So let me get this straight: in Dallas, Texas – Dallas, Texas! – the school board is thinking about expunging the names of Sam Houston, as well as Alamo heroes Jim Bowie and William Travis? That is even more shocking than Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and Benjamin Franklin. If you're not from Texas, or never lived there, it is impossible to overstate the reverence with which Texans hold men involved in the Texas Revolution.
Symbol of French Socialists' Demise, Posh HQ is Up for Sale
France's Socialists – who are reeling from this year's damaging electoral defeat – are so broke they are putting their famed Paris headquarters up for sale. The party is deep in debt and its presidential candidate, Benoit Hamon, quit the party in July. French political commentators are calling the building's sale the end of an era.
Seriously!? Hours After Hurricane Irma,
Miami-Dade County Tickets Residents for Code Violations

Celso Perez was helping his neighbors remove some fallen trees blocking their street when a county code enforcer rolled up and issued him a safety notice for having a downed fence. "I laughed," Perez tells WSVN-TV. "I thought he was kidding. 'You are kidding right? We just had a hurricane six hours ago.'" It wasn't a joke.

Week ending 17 September 2017

The California Left's 'Reality' is Anything But
Katy Grimes
A law that would criminalize the 'misgendering' of transgender persons is about to pass the California Legislature, and could result in a fine of up to $1,000 and a year in prison. What perfect timing for this social justice bill since the news of the "intolerant" 6-year-old who accidentally "misgendered" a classmate. Lock her up! The Left wants life without rules, morals, or responsibility, which makes them moral Nihilists.
Diversity Can Spell Trouble
Victor Davis Hanson
America is experiencing a diversity and inclusion conundrum – which, in historical terms, has not necessarily been a good thing. Communities are tearing themselves apart over the statues of long-dead Confederate generals. Controversy rages over which slogan – "Black Lives Matter" or "All Lives Matter" – is truly racist. Antifa street thugs clash with white supremacists in a major American city. Amid all this turmoil, we forget that diversity was always considered a liability in the history of nations – not an asset.
National Constitution Day
Celebrate the Birthday of Our United States of America Government

On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document they had created.    We encourage all Americans to observe this important day in our nation's history by attending local events in your area. Celebrate Constitution Day [observed Monday, September 18th] through activities, learning, parades and demonstrations of our Love for the United State of America and the Blessings of Freedom Our Founding Fathers secured for us.
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Can't We Talk? No, We Can't – Western Politicians Should Stop Pretending Extremism and Terrorism Have Nothing to Do with Islam
James Simpson
"Can't We Talk About This?" Those were the last words spoken by Theo Van Gogh as he was being murdered at 9 in the morning on a main thoroughfare in Amsterdam. He had just completed a short film with Ayaan Hirsi Ali, titled "Submission". It describes the treatment of women under Islam. Mohammed Bouyeri, a Moroccan-Dutch Muslim, took offense at the film and shot Van Gogh as he was riding to work on his bike. Bouyeri then stabbed Van Gogh, cutting his neck in an attempt to behead him.
‘Chilling!’ Notre Dame President Rebukes Catholic-Bashing Feinstein;
Democrat Senators Ignore Article VI of U.S. Constitution

Amy Coney Barrett, a law professor at Notre Dame, was grilled by Democrats over how her Catholic beliefs might influence her decisions from the bench. "When you read your speeches, the conclusion one draws is that the dogma lives loudly within you, and that's of concern when you come to big issues that large numbers of people have fought for, for years in this country," Sen. Feinstein said.
Huckabee: Many Republicans Are Afraid
Trump Will Succeed and Drain the Swamp

Mike Huckabee warned that many Republicans in Congress, far from trying to further President Trump's agenda are actually afraid he will succeed and "drain the swamp." "I'm really more and more convinced that there are a lot of the Republicans in Washington who aren't afraid that Donald Trump will fail. They're afraid he will succeed and that he really will drain the swamp."
Government Scientist Withheld Evidence
That Popular Herbicide Roundup Doesn't Cause Cancer

Court documents obtained by Reuters in one of the legal cases against Monsanto show Aaron Blair knew the unpublished research found no evidence of a link between glyphosate and cancer. The documents include a sworn deposition by Blair given in March 2017 in which he admitted the data would have altered IARC's analysis and made it less likely glyphosate would satisfy the agency's criteria for being classified as "probably carcinogenic."
Wasserman-Schultz IT Guy was Banned from House
After Trying to Hide SECRET SERVER

Now-indicted former congressional IT aide Imran Awan allegedly routed data from numerous House Democrats to a secret server. Police grew suspicious and requested a copy of the server early this year, but they were provided with an elaborate falsified image designed to hide the massive violations. The secret server was connected to the House Democratic Caucus, an organization chaired by then-Rep. Xavier Becerra.

Awan Ring Loaded House Data Onto Secret Server and
Then Covered It Up with Phony Evidence

Thomas Lifson
Leaked details of the House investigation into the Awan ring I.T. security breach indicate that everything that was supposed to remain within the digital security perimeter was instead secretly shipped to an outside server, from where it could go anywhere. Mr. and Mrs. Awan are believed to be cooperating with federal authorities in a plea deal, presumably to implicate higher-ups.
Why is it always Dems that need Secret Servers???
At Least 11 Mayors Accused of Child Sex-Related Crimes Since 2016
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigned on Wednesday after a fifth man publicly accused the Democrat of molesting him as a child. But Murray isn't alone. At least 11 then-current and former mayors have been accused of child sex abuse-related crimes since 2016. The allegations range from child porn to physical abuse. The alleged victims were as young as four years old.
Judge Orders Maryland Bar to Investigate Lawyers
Who Helped Clinton Delete Emails

A Maryland judge ordered the state bar to open an investigation Monday into the three lawyers who helped former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delete her private emails. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Paul F. Harris Jr. said the complaints lodged against David E. Kendall, Cheryl Mills and Heather Samuelson were egregious and the state bar couldn't dismiss them as frivolous. "There are allegations of destroying evidence," Judge Harris said at a hearing Monday morning.
Motor-Voter Fallout:
Study Finds Non-Citizens are Unknowingly Registered to Vote

A review of New Jersey's publicly available voter records has uncovered hundreds of non-citizens registered to vote in 11 of the state's counties. In addition to demonstrating the scale of just one of many elements – non-citizen registrants – of the nation's failure to maintain election integrity, the review found that three-quarters of the non-citizens had revealed their ineligible status to a New Jersey state official, who then presented and accepted the illegal forms anyway.

College Park, MD to Allow Non-U.S. Citizens the Right to Vote
The College Park City Council has voted in favor of a measure that would allow city residents who are not U.S. citizens to vote in local elections. College Park joins six other towns in allowing legal permanent residents and undocumented immigrants to vote in municipal elections. The council's vote on this issue was supposed to happen back in August, but it was postponed due to threats made to council members over the proposal.
Gun Rights Top Media Poll
Lost in the storm of hurricane coverage, a recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll demonstrates Americans’ growing support for gun rights. When asked about the relative importance of issues when it comes time to vote, guns took the top slot. While the survey doesn’t show the split between those voting on gun rights vs. gun control, it’s clear that Americans see the Second Amendment as a major issue.
Apply Background Checks for Gun Purchases to Voting
John R. Lott Jr.
If Democrats really believe that the National Instant Criminal Background Check System doesn't interfere "in any way" with people's constitutional rights to own a gun, doesn't it follow that the same system would not constitute an infringement on people's right to vote? This would give Republicans a system for stopping vote fraud and Democrats a system that they have already vigorously endorsed.
Betsy DeVos Stands Up for Due Process Rights in
Campus Sexual Assault Cases

Hans von Spakovsky
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced in a speech Thursday that she will roll back an Obama-era "guidance" document that drove colleges to implement Star Chamber-like tribunals to mishandle sexual assault cases. The guidance forced colleges to weaken already minimal due process protections for those accused of rape and sexual assault, and threatened schools that refused to do so with losing federal funding.
Freedom Watch Files Complaint Against Mueller to
Have Him Removed as Special Counsel

Larry Klayman, a former prosecutor of the U.S. Department of Justice, founder of Judicial Watch and now Freedom Watch, and its current general counsel and chairman, filed a complaint before the Office of Professional Responsibility and Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Justice, seeking an investigation and the eventual removal and prosecution of Special Counsel Robert Mueller for his and his conflicted staff – which are Democrat/Clinton political campaign donors and supporters in large part – having illegally leaked grand jury information to harm President Trump, his family and former and present colleagues.
Equifax's Data Breach: Here's What You Should Be Doing Right Now
Phil Baker
The Equifax debacle is one of the worst possible breaches of our personal information in the history of breaches. The personal information of nearly every adult in the U.S. was leaked to cyber criminals. The information includes names, addresses, Social Security numbers, driver's license numbers, birthdays, credit card numbers and more – just what the criminals need to make millions.
Speaker Ryan Blocking Concealed Carry Reciprocity
David Codrea
Speaker Paul Ryan will not allow Congressional action on national concealed carry reciprocity to move bills forward, Rep. Thomas Massie told host Mark Walters Thursday on Armed American Radio. The reason given is Ryan thinks the timing isn't right to consider H.R. 2909, the D.C. Personal Protection Reciprocity Act, a supplement to state reciprocity provisions of H.R. 38.
Suspect in Stolen San Francisco Police Gun Murder is an
Undocumented Immigrant who was Being Tracked by ICE

NBC Bay Area has learned that one of the three men charged with carrying out a murder with a police officer's off-duty revolver was wearing an electronic monitor issued by United States immigration officials. Data from that monitor confirms that the 18-year-old suspect was at the murder scene at the time of the slaying.
Sniper Kills Four ISIS Killers with 1-Mile Shot
Saves 12 Hostages’ Lives

Dan Calabrese
The British Special Air Service marksman turned one of the most hated terrorists in Syria into a fireball by using a Barett .50-caliber rifle to strike a fuel tank affixed to the jihadi’s back, the UK’s Daily Star reported Sunday. The pack exploded, killing the sadistic terrorist and three of his flunkies, who were supposed to film the execution, last month, the paper said.
The Myth That Climate Change Created Harvey, Irma
Nicolas Loris
Flooding in homes and businesses across Houston was still on the rise when Politico ran a provocative article, titled "Harvey Is What Climate Change Looks Like." Politico was not alone, as another news outlet called the one-two punch of Harvey and Irma the potential "new normal." Brad Johnson, executive director of the advocacy group Climate Hawks Vote, says Harvey and Irma are reason to finally jail officials who "reject science."
Canada Now Investigates ‘climate denial’ 
It's Like Something Out of George Orwell's 1984

Lorrie Goldstein
The complaint was filed by Ecojustice on behalf of six "prominent" Canadians, including former Ontario NDP leader and UN ambassador Stephen Lewis. It accused three groups, Friends of Science, the International Climate Science Coalition, and the Heartland Institute of making false and misleading claims about climate change, including that the sun is the main driver of climate change, not carbon dioxide, and that carbon dioxide is not a pollutant.
EPA Housecleaning Shakes Up Scientific Advisory Boards
EPA has notified dozens of scientists serving on one of its key advisory boards their services will no longer be needed when their current terms of service run out. Underscoring the Trump administration’s commitment to reforming the way the U.S. EPA conducts its operations, EPA has notified dozens of scientists serving on one of its key advisory boards their services will no longer be needed when their current terms run out.

EPA Moves to Scrap WOTUS Rule
In February, President Donald Trump signed the executive order "Restoring the Rule of Law, Federalism, and Economic Growth by Reviewing the 'Waters of the United States' Rule," directing the agencies to review and revise what Trump called one of the worst examples of federal regulatory overreach.
Genitals Photographed, Shared by UPMC Hospital Employees:
A Common Violation in Health Care Industry

You might assume anyone in healthcare would know better. Smart phones aren't new. Health care providers have long wrestled with the patient privacy- and medical ethics-related ramifications. Yet once again, smart phones have contributed to a very public black eye for a health care provider. UPMC Bedford in Everett, Pa. has been cited by the Pennsylvania Department of Health after employees snapped and shared photos and video of an unconscious patient who needed surgery to remove an object from a genital.
Xanax & Chardonnay! Hillary Boozed Away Election Heartache,
She Admits In Memoir

According to an excerpt of the former presidential candidate's upcoming memoir obtained exclusively by Radar, she indulged in a spiritual practice in the weeks and months after the devastating concession – and white wine! "It wasn't all yoga and breathing: I also drank my share of chardonnay," she admits in new book "What Happened", out September 12.
San Diego Begins Sanitary Street Washing After Hepatitis Outbreak;
Homeless Living in “Fecally Contaminated Environment”

The city responded to a letter sent by San Diego County Thursday, asking the city to move forward with a list of specific sanitation actions designed to help control the spread of the disease, which has killed 15 people and hospitalized nearly 300, many of them homeless and living on streets without adequate access to restrooms or showers.

Week ending 10 September 2017

Poking the Beehive
Mona Charen
Professor Amy Wax of the University of Pennsylvania School of Law has poked a stick into a beehive. Tenure is liberating that way. In an op-ed for Philly.com, she argued, with Larry Alexander, a law professor at the University of San Diego, that the decline of "bourgeois values" since the 1950s has contributed to a host of social ills.
Michelle Obama and the Desperate Dems In Search of a New Evita as
They Find Themselves Bereft of Potential Leaders

Monica Showalter
Who would ever dream of handing political leadership to someone whose crowning career achievement was a high-paying no-show job? As its next presidential candidate, is Michelle Obama the best the Democrats can come up with? That's the view of pollster Douglas Schoen, who thinks they don't stand a chance otherwise.
With World Distracted by North Korea, Iran Amasses New Weaponry
Micah Halpern
While all eyes are on North Korea, Iran is advancing its weapons technology. The country recently tested and announced the success of their new Bavar 373 long range, mobile, anti-missile defense system. Everything in the system is manufactured in Iran; it requires no support from outside sources. Iran developed the Bavar 373 in response to sanctions slapped on the country in 2010.
Major Evidence: Police Report Indicates Wasserman Schultz IT Aide Planted Computer for Investigators to Find
A laptop that Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has frantically fought to keep prosecutors from examining may have been planted for police to find by her since-indicted staffer, Imran Awan, along with a letter to the U.S. Attorney. U.S. Capitol Police found the laptop after midnight April 6, 2017, in a tiny room that formerly served as a phone booth in the Rayburn House Office Building, according to a Capitol Police report.
Despicable – Gutiérrez Stands By Calling Kelly a
'Disgrace to the Uniform': 'The General Is Not a General Today'

Democratic Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (Ill.) is standing by his comments that President Donald Trump's chief of staff, retired four-star Gen. John Kelly, is "a disgrace to the uniform he used to wear." Gutiérrez, a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, says his rebuke was directed at Kelly as a politician, and not as a general.
Democrat Senators Show Hostility to Religion in
Questions for Judicial Nominee

Tiffany Bates
"Do you consider yourself an orthodox Catholic?" is an unusual and inappropriate question for a senator to ask a judicial nominee. In fact, the Constitution forbids it. But that didn't stop Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., from probing Notre Dame Law professor Amy Coney Barrett about her faith. Sen. Dianne Feinstein. D-Calif., also chided Barrett for being a practicing Catholic, proclaiming, "The dogma lives loudly within you, and that's of concern."
Article VI
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It's Time to Protect the Rights of American Workers
94% of Workers Never Voted for That Union to Represent Them

Rep. Phil Roe
The National Labor Relations Board and the Department of Labor combined to pursue an agenda that put union bosses and special interests ahead of the rights of individual workers and job creation. If there was any doubt the Department of Labor was pushing a partisan agenda, just look at former Labor Secretary Tom Perez's new job: head of the Democrat Party.
Rep. Maxine Waters Charged On Three Counts;
Adds to Dems' Woes as Ethics Complaints Mount

The House ethics committee on Monday outlined its charges against Rep. Maxine Waters, who is accused of helping a bank in which her husband owned stock secure federal bailout funds. The committee charged the 10-term California Democrat with three counts of violating House rules and the federal ethics code in connection with her effort to arrange a 2008 meeting between Treasury officials and representatives with OneUnited bank.
Vast New Intelligence Haul
Fuels Next Phase of Fight Against Islamic State

U.S. intelligence analysts have gained valuable insights into Islamic State’s planning and personnel from a vast cache of digital data and other material recovered from bombed-out offices, abandoned laptops and the cellphones of dead fighters in recently liberated areas of Iraq and Syria.
Saudi Government Allegedly Funded a 'dry run' for 9/11
Paul Sperry
Fresh evidence submitted in a major 9/11 lawsuit moving forward against the Saudi Arabian government reveals its embassy in Washington may have funded a "dry run" for the hijackings carried out by two Saudi employees, further reinforcing the claim employees and agents of the kingdom directed and aided the 9/11 hijackers and plotters. The court filing provides new details that paint "a pattern of both financial and operational support" for the 9/11 conspiracy from official Saudi sources, lawyers for the plaintiffs say.
Holocaust Museum Pulls Study
Absolving Obama Admin. for Inaction in Face of Syrian Genocide

A major United States Holocaust Memorial Museum study of the Obama Administration’s Syria policy was put on hold last night after portions of the study given to Tablet were greeted with shock and harsh criticism by prominent Jewish communal leaders and thinkers.

Holocaust Museum Pulls Study that Seems to Justify
Obama Admin's Inaction in Syria

Did the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum try to absolve the Obama administration of inaction in Syria's civil war? Their new study certainly made it appear that way. The report, which has been put on hold at the behest of several Jewish groups, suggested that Obama's botched response to Syrian genocide should be placed in context.

Playing Politics with the Holocaust Museum
NY Post Editorial
What will it take to keep the United States Holocaust Museum free of political interference and manipulation? The museum, in conjunction with the US Institute for Peace, was set to unveil a study on Syrian war crimes on Monday. The report claims it was near-impossible for then-President Barack Obama to “take effective action to prevent atrocities.”
Obama in 2012: DACA is 'not a path to citizenship' it's a
'temporary stop-gap measure'

Robert Laurie
Yesterday, we learned that his DACA program was going to be rescinded because it was – like so much of what Obama implemented – created via unconstitutional executive overreach.  Democrats are doing their best to scream "racism" but, whatever you believe the motive to be, it's hard to argue the given reason. Heck, it's a point that candidate Obama made repeatedly.
CNN and MSNBC Falsely Claim DACA-Recipients are 'Children'
While DACA recipients were illegally brought to the United States by their parents when they were children, the minimum age to apply for the program is 15 years old. In fact, the majority of the applicants were over the age of 20 based on 2014 data from the U.S. government. Some have estimated that the average age of dreamers is 25 or 26 years old-hardly children.
Clinton's Score-Settling Frustrates Democrats
Hillary Clinton is settling old scores in a campaign tell-all book – and angering some Democrats in the process. Excerpts from "What Happened," the Clinton campaign memoir scheduled to be released next week, find her letting loose on the Democratic Party's most popular figures and venting frustration with a process that culminated in her shocking election defeat by Donald Trump.
Southern Poverty Law Center
Refuses to Classify Antifa as a "hate group"

Robert Spencer
The SPLC and Antifa have the same overall goal: to destroy the freedom of speech and allow only Leftists access to the public square. The SPLC demonizes and tries to destroy dissenters (including foes of jihad terror) by lumping them in with the likes of the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazis. Antifa, a genuinely violent and hateful group, doesn't make the list because it doesn't dissent from the Leftist agenda, it works to advance it.

Two Major Antifa Groups Spout North Korean Propaganda
Matthew Vadum
Two leading anti-Trump resistance groups, Refuse Fascism and the Workers World Party, are siding with the gulag-filled Stalinist hermit state of North Korea that has threatened to incinerate the American homeland with nuclear weapons, evidence suggests.
Washington National Cathedral to Remove Windows
Honoring Confederate Generals

The Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday said it will remove stained glass windows honoring Confederate generals, saying they act as "a barrier to our important work on racial justice and racial reconciliation." In a statement, Cathedral leaders said they've debated for two years whether to remove the windows honoring Gen. Robert E. Lee and Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson. That debate concluded Tuesday, and the Cathedral Chapter voted to remove them.
Eric Bolling, Jr., Son of Fired Fox News Host, Found Dead in Colorado
Peter Barry Chowka
On the same day that Fox News announced that it had “agreed to part ways amicably” with suspended conservative host Eric Bolling, Bolling’s son Eric, Jr. was found dead in Boulder, Colorado. The younger Bolling, known by his middle name Chase, was a 19-year old sophomore at the University of Colorado in Boulder majoring in economics. He was the only child of Eric Bolling and his wife of 20 years, Adrienne Bolling.
Equifax Faces Multibillion-Dollar Lawsuit Over Hack;
Withheld Disclosing Data Breach for Over a Month

A proposed class-action lawsuit was filed against Equifax Inc. late Thursday evening, shortly after the company reported that an unprecedented hack had compromised the private information of about 143 million people. In the complaint filed in Portland, Ore., federal court, users alleged Equifax was negligent in failing to protect consumer data, choosing to save money instead of spending on technical safeguards that could have stopped the attack.
Parents Outraged Over Teen Vogue Anal Sex How-To Column
Todd Starnes
Teen Vogue is defending its decision to publish a graphic tutorial to anal sex for children and teenagers – calling critics homophobic. "This is anal 101, for teens, beginners and all inquisitive folk," author Gigi Engle wrote in "A Guide to Anal Sex." "Anal sex and anal stimulation can be awesome, and if you want to give it a go, you do that," wrote Engle, a self-described sex educator. "More power to you."
Teen Vogue’s ‘Tutorial’ on Anal Sex Omits Serious Risks
Ohio Bill Would Block Universities from
Disinviting Controversial Speakers

A pair of Republican state lawmakers in Ohio seek to block university officials from disinviting speakers based on any potential negative reactions or protests the guests might prompt. It's one aspect of a Campus Free Speech Act that also aims to eliminate so-called free speech zones in an attempt to open up First Amendment activities campuswide.
Toilet Paper with Wood Chips
Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
I kept a pink sample of pink toilet paper I brought with me from our first trip back to Romania after communism had "fallen" 25 years earlier. The tissue looks like crepe paper with splinters of wood embedded here and there, visible to the naked eye and painful to the rear end.
'None of us knew they'd still be working!'
NASA Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Voyager 1 and 2

Humanity´s farthest and longest-live spacecraft, Voyager 1 and 2, are celebrating 40 years of operation and exploration this month. The Voyagers have set numerous records since they were launched in 1977, including Voyager 1 being the only spacecraft to have flown by all four outer planets – Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. And NASA engineers behind the probes say that they had no idea that they would still be working today.
Great
photos
Governor of Virgin Islands Orders National Guard to
Seize Americans' Firearms

With hurricane season now upon us, U.S. states and territories are preparing for a barrage of potentially damaging weather. In the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), however, those preparations include an order by Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp for the National Guard to seize residents' lawfully-owned firearms and ammunition, ostensibly as a means of promoting public order and protecting life and property during Hurricane Irma.
Liberal Activist Threatens to Kidnap
GOP Senator's Daughter at Town Hall

Liberal activist Simon Radecki threatened Sen. Pat Toomey's (R-PA) daughter with kidnapping at a town hall in the Lehigh Valley last Thursday night. Audio [via reporters at event] : "After thanking Mr. Toomey for appearing, Mr. Radecki said, "We've been here for a while. You probably haven't seen the news. Can you confirm whether or not your daughter Bridget has been kidnapped?"

Week ending 3 September 2017

Those Who Don't Fight Evil Fight Statues
Dennis Prager
All my life, I have known this rule about people: Those who don't fight the greatest evils will fight lesser evils or make-believe evils. This happens to be the morally defining characteristic of the left. During the Cold War, many liberals and nearly all conservatives fought communism, but the left fought anti-communism. The left opposed American military buildups and regarded the Cold War between America and the Soviet Union as nothing more than two scorpions in a bottle fighting to the death.
The Real Threat to Our Republic is the Orwellian Antifa
Ned Ryun
Over the past few months, we have finally entered the fully realized historical revisionism promised in George Orwell's "1984," in which the motto, "Who controls the present controls the past. Who controls the past controls the future," was central to shaping the book's dystopian world.
Networks Censor Bombshell That
Comey Didn't Wait for Facts to Rescue Hillary

Conclusion first, facts second. That, allegedly, was the mentality of ex-FBI Director James Comey in dealing with Hillary Clinton's e-mail scandal. Yet this revelation was ignored by ABC, CBS and NBC on Thursday and Friday. Yet, despite a combined nine and a half hours of air time on Thursday night and Friday morning, the networks couldn't be bothered. To be clear, the reason for ignoring this damning development WASN'T Hurricane Harvey. That natural disaster (deservedly so) garnered a lot of coverage.
The Case for a Special Counsel to Investigate Hillary Clinton
Michael Goodwin
America tried to let Hillary Clinton off the hook. Despite cries of “lock her up” during the campaign, most of the nation had little appetite for prosecuting her after the election, with even Donald Trump willing to give her a free pass. But the Clinton e-mail scandal, like Clinton herself, won’t go away. It remains a blot on the legacy of the Obama administration, the Justice Department and the FBI, and now comes fresh evidence that the investigation that cleared her was a total sham.
Yes, Antifa is the Moral Equivalent of neo-Nazis
Marc A. Thiessen
The organizer of the anti-Marxism protest is not a white supremacist. Amber Cummings is a self-described "transsexual female who embraces diversity" and had announced on Facebook that "any racist groups like the KKK [and] Neo Nazis ... are not welcome." As if to prove Cummings's point, the antifa movement responded with jackboots and clubs – because their definition of "fascist" includes not just neo-Nazis but also anyone who opposes their totalitarian worldview.
'Antifa' Violence in Berkeley Spurs
Soul-Searching Within Leftist Activist Community

Of the dozens of organizations that turned out for Sunday's mass protest against racism here, one group was impossible to miss. Its members dressed head to toe in black, with masked faces and some bearing pastel-painted riot shields that read "no hate." These 100 or so militants billed themselves as a security force for progressive counter-protesters, vowing to protect them from far-right agitators. But as the protest got underway, some of those in masks would resort to mob violence, attacking a small showing of supporters of President Trump and others they accused, sometimes inaccurately, of being white supremacists or Nazis.

FBI, DHS Warned of Increasingly Violent
Antifa Clashes in 2016, Documents Show

In previously unreported documents dating back to April 2016 and viewed by Fox News, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security wrote that "anarchist extremists" and Antifa groups were the primary instigators of violence at public rallies. They blamed these groups for attacks on police, government and political institutions, racists, fascists and "symbols of capitalism." The FBI and DHS had no comment on the assessments, saying they were not intended to be made public.

Public School Teachers Behind Violent Antifa Group
Public school teachers are behind a leading far-left militant group that is part of the Antifa network that federal officials say is committing "domestic terrorist violence." By Any Means Necessary, which has played a key role in riots in Berkeley, Sacramento and elsewhere, has dozens of public school teachers among its members, including among its most prominent leaders. The FBI and Department of Homeland Security began paying closer attention to Antifa groups in general after BAMN and other extremists started a riot and attacked marchers at a white nationalist rally in Sacramento last July.
Revisiting Wind Turbine Impacts
Paul Driessen
It’s time to stop playing with pixie dust and renewable energy utopia schemes. Sustainability and renewable energy claims are too grounded in ideology, magic and politics. Wind and solar energy forecasts ignore the need to find and mine vast new metal and mineral deposits – and open U.S. lands that are now off limits, unless we want to import all our wind turbines, solar panels and batteries. They assume land use impacts don’t really exist if they are in other people’s backyards.
Related: Why Wind Won't Work
California to Pass Law Setting 100% Renewable Electricity Goal
California is on the brink of approving a law to target 100% renewable electricity by 2045, in defiance of the Trump administration's hostility to climate action. The bill passed the senate in May and is primed for a final assembly vote in the coming days. It will make California the world's largest test bed for creating an entirely clean power grid.
You can't make this crap up!
Californians Asked to Cut Electric Power Usage
California energy officials are asking residents tempted to blast air conditioners during the heat wave Friday to cut back on electricity use. The California Independent System Operator, which oversees 80 percent of the state's electrical grid, issued a statewide alert for energy conservation from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday.
Yet Another Renewable Energy Boondoggle
Paul Driessen
Wilkinson Solar wants to catch the solar wave, and make bundles of money sending electricity to the grid whenever it’s generated, even if it’s not needed at the time. As Solar Mania and Solar Sprawl spread, electricity consumers would see their rates climb: from the 9 cents per kilowatt-hour average they now pay in North Carolina and Virginia, ever closer to the 16 to 18 cents per kWh that residents pay in “green energy” states like Connecticut, New York and California.
A Rational Look at Renewable Energy
Ship of Fools IV:
Another Green Arctic Expedition Scuppered by Ice

A sailing expedition to the North Pole to raise awareness of global warming has been forced to turn back, 590 nautical miles short of its destination, after the yachts found their passage blocked by large quantities of an unexpected frozen white substance.
Southern Poverty Law Center Transfers Millions in Cash to
Offshore Entities – Unusual for a 501(c)(3), Maybe Even Illegal

The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a liberal, Alabama-based 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization that has gained prominence on the left for its "hate group" designations, pushes millions of dollars to offshore entities as part of its business dealings, records show. Additionally, the nonprofit pays lucrative six-figure salaries to its top directors and key employees while spending little on legal services despite its stated intent of "fighting hate and bigotry" using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy.
My ‘Sex Change’ was a Myth. Why Trying to Change One’s Sex
Will Always Fail.

Walt Heyer
Recently, during a radio show on which I appeared as a guest, a caller posed a question I frequently get asked: “Do the administration of cross-gender hormones and genital surgery change a boy into a girl or a girl into a boy?” The answer is simple: biologically, not at all. Underneath all the cosmetic procedures, vocal training, and hair growth or hair removal lies a physical reality. Biologically, the person has not changed from a man into a woman or vice versa.
U.S. Revised Second-Quarter GDP Up 3.0% vs 2.7% Rise Expected
Gross domestic product increased at a 3.0 percent annual rate in the April-June period, the Commerce Department said in its second estimate on Wednesday. The upward revision from the 2.6 percent pace reported last month reflected robust consumer spending as well as strong business investment.
Sheriff: Manhunt Ends After Good Guy with Gun Holds Suspect
A manhunt has come to an end in Lugoff after a suspect sought for an armed robbery was caught and held at gunpoint until deputies arrived, according to the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff Jim Matthews said that deputies went to serve a warrant on something unrelated when two males fled the residence.
Houston Police Catch 14 Armed Robbers and Looters Amid Flood Emergency – Special Circumstances Allow Up to Life Convictions
Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said he is not going to tolerate criminals taking advantage of people in the community during such a devastating time. He said his officers arrested 14 alleged looters since Sunday. Those arrested will face stiffer punishments under a Texas law providing heftier penalties during a crisis, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Police Give Stern Warning to Houston Looters
Houston's police chief has a message for looters: We will catch you – and make you pay. "We're going to urge juries and judges to give you the most, the toughest sentence that you can possibly get," said Chief Art Acevedo at a press conference Tuesday. "We're going to push hard so that you don't see the sunlight anytime soon."
Univ. Professor Says, Texans 'Deserve' Harvey Because
They Voted for Trump, Now He's Fired

Sociology professor Kenneth L. Storey at the University of Tampa published a tweet on Sunday afternoon suggesting that Texas residents deserve the death, destruction and suffering caused by Hurricane Harvey because a majority of Texas voters supported Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. When another Twitter user responded that Texas is home to "good people" and that Storey "may want to rethink" the tweet, Storey doubled down.
U.S. Commander in Iraq:
'We Don't Get 20 Questions' from Trump White House

In a candid exchange with reporters on Thursday, the commanding general of coalition forces in Iraq expressed appreciation for President Donald Trump's approach to the military. Instead of micro-managing events on the battlefield, Trump leaves the decision-making to leaders in the field.
Michigan Woman Gets Life for Murder In Parrot Case
A Michigan woman has been sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of her husband in a crime apparently witnessed by the man's pet parrot. Forty-nine-year-old Glenna Duram of Sand Lake learned her sentence Monday after a jury found her guilty of first-degree murder and a felony firearm charge last month.
Exact same as Perry Mason episode #50: “The Case of the Perjured Parrot”
She did it
ACORN Sues California to Allow More Illegals to Vote
Matthew Vadum
An ACORN offshoot and other left-wing pressure groups are suing California in federal court because the state hasn't made it easy enough for Democrats to flood voter rolls with illegal aliens and foreign nationals who aren't legally eligible to vote. Throughout the years Mickey Mouse, Mary Poppins, and celebrities living and dead were registered to vote because now-defunct ACORN and its allied groups were allowed to pollute the voter rolls.
This 'Endangered Species' Story was Government-Sponsored Fake News
Rob Gordon
Leave it to the federal government to make a costly mistake, obscure it for decades at taxpayer expense, and then try to claim it was a success. In 2016, Johnston's frankenia – a wiry, blue-green, roughly 1 to 2-foot-tall shrub with tiny oblong leaves – endangered species database reports the happy plant was "delisted" because it had recovered.
Shelia Jackson Lee Declares that Houston is 50' Below Sea Level
Congresswoman Shelia Jackson Lee joined Roland Martin to talk about the devastation left from Hurricane Harvey. To get a picture of what’s happening in Houston the congresswoman tried to explain that, “Many people don’t know that we are 50 feet below sea level and are still flooding.” Then Martin pulled out the ‘race card’.

Week ending 27 August 2017

Crying Wolf in a Crowded Theater
Clarice Feldman
This week former Speaker of the House California Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi said, “The Constitution does not say that a person can yell wolf in a crowded theater.” For the first time, she said something with which I find no fault. I scoured the Constitution and there’s not a word about crying wolf in it. On the other hand, it does give primacy to the right of free speech.
America’s Post-Charlottesville Nervous Breakdown Was
Deliberately Induced

Stella Morabito
Wars are won or lost based mostly on perceptions of events, not on what actually happens. This is true for any given battlefield, whether it’s the 1968 Tet Offensive in Vietnam or the ideological battlefield over the future of the First Amendment as played out in Charlottesville in 2017. The reality of what takes place in the public arena is always secondary to any projected illusion.
Collusion: Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit for Communications with Environmental Groups on Dakota Access Pipeline
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton said his group issued a FOIA with the Defense Department for the communications in May but has not received a response. The group wants communications between the Army Corps of Engineers, which had to review and sign off on the project, and Greenpeace, Sierra Club, EarthJustice and Friends of the Earth. "Barack Obama and radical – and often violent – environmentalists worked in hand-in-glove to shut down the Dakota Access pipeline. We're not sure why the Trump Defense Department would hide the facts about this scandal and force us to go to federal court to enforce FOIA," Fitton said in a statement.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz and the Pakistani IT Scammers
There's More Than Bank Fraud Going On Here

Andrew C. Mccarthy
In Washington, it's never about what they tell you it's about. So take this to the bank: The case of Imran Awan, Debbie Wasserman Schultz's mysterious Pakistani IT guy, is not about bank fraud. Yet bank fraud was the stated charge on which Awan was arrested at Dulles Airport this week, just as he was trying to flee the United States for Pakistan, via Qatar.

IT Staffers May Have
Compromised Sensitive Data to Foreign Intelligence

Paul Sperry
Federal authorities are investigating whether sensitive data was stolen from congressional offices by several Pakistani-American tech staffers and sold to Pakistani or Russian intelligence, knowledgeable sources say. What started out 16 months ago as a scandal involving the alleged theft of computer equipment from Congress has turned into a national security investigation involving FBI surveillance of the suspects.

House Democrat's Office Approved $120k Write-off
Linked to Awan Brothers at Center of FBI Probe

A chief of staff for Democratic Rep. Yvette Clarke quietly agreed in early 2016 to sign away a $120,000 missing electronics problem on behalf of two former IT aides now suspected of stealing equipment from Congress, The Daily Caller News Foundation has learned. Clarke's chief of staff at the time effectively dismissed the loss and prevented it from coming up in future audits by signing a form removing the missing equipment from a House-wide tracking system after one of the Awan brothers alerted the office the equipment was gone.

Report: Investigators Probing Whether Wasserman Schultz's Arrested
IT Aides Sold Sensitive Data to Foreign Intel Agencies

A fresh report from the New York Post quotes sources who say investigators are now looking into whether the Awan cabal sold stolen data from Congressional offices to foreign intelligence services. The second country named is likely to raise eyebrows:
Clinton Paid Aide Huma Abedin Nearly $65G from
Campaign Funds Since Defeat

Records show Abedin, Clinton's longtime friend and aide who served as the vice chair of the campaign, has been paid $64,415.10 in salary from Hillary for America, Clinton's campaign committee, since mid-November. From mid-November to the end of March, Abedin was paid $52,180.65 from Hillary for America. From the beginning of April until the end of June, Abedin was given another $12,234.45 from Clinton's campaign committee.
After Trans Discussion, Kindergartener
'Came Home Crying and Shaking So Afraid She Could Turn Into a Boy'

Angry parents stampeded a California charter school board meeting Monday after a teacher read her kindergarten class picture books about transgenderism to affirm a gender dysphoric classmate. During the class, parents say, the gender dysphoric boy also switched clothes to look more like a girl in a "gender reveal." Parents were not notified beforehand of the discussion or the classmate's psychological condition, and learned about it when their confused kindergarteners arrived home from school that day.
Harvard Professor Calls Out Antifa for Trying to 'Tear Down America'
"Do not glorify the violent people who are now tearing down the statues. Many of these people, not all of them, many of these people are trying to tear down America. Antifa is a radical, anti-America, anti-free market, communist, socialist, hard-left sensorial organization that tries to stop speakers on campuses from speaking," Harvard professor Alan Dershowitz said.

Far-Left Antifa Agitators on the Rise in the Age of Trump
"Antifa is a coalition of hyperviolent activists who are far-left anarchists or communists," said Matthew Vadum, senior vice president at the Washington-based Capital Research Center. "They could be considered domestic terrorists. They are not legitimate actors in the democratic process."

Apple to Give Over $2M to Terror-Linked Group
That Compares Christians to the KKK

On Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that his organization would give $2 million to two "anti-hate" groups, one of which routinely brands Christians and conservatives as "hate groups" on par with the Ku Klux Klan. This hate-mongering organization inspired a terrorist attack in Washington, D.C., in 2012, attacked Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) multiple times, and was "liked" by Scalise's shooter, James Hodgkinson.

White House Petition Asking Trump to
Label Antifa a 'terrorist organization' Nears 200K

A petition urging President Trump to recognize Antifa – a left-wing, militant activist movement – as a terrorist organization has well surpassed the required 100,000 signatures for an official White House response. The "We the People" petition, created Thursday by someone of the name M.A., says Antifa's violent actions in cities across the country should earn it the same designation given to the Islamic State terrorist group.

Rooting Against America: Activists Plan to Make
America's Leaders Lose 'International Legitimacy'

Leading anti-Trump activists backed by major leftist donors are actively working with one task in mind: undermining the credibility of America's leaders and creating a "political crisis" that forces President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence from office. Presentations from the group's training conferences this weekend reveal the activists plan to impede the "ability to govern" of "those in power" and make America's leaders "lose respect and legitimacy in the eyes of people here and internationally."

Antifa Extremists Declare 'FULL-ON WAR'
Speaking to The New York Times, Antifa extremists made their intention to expand violence plain and clear. Their statements indicate that a spiraling cycle of violence between the far-left and the far-right will continue well into the future. One of the Antifa activists who battled white nationalists in Berkeley, California in April expressed her desire for violence, saying the situation in America was "full-on war:"
Antifa poses a danger of education malpractice

REVEALED: Nancy Pelosi's Father Dedicated
Confederate Statues to Robert E. Lee & 'Stonewall' Jackson

In recent days, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has publicly supported the removal of Confederate statues around the U.S. As it turns out, the Pelosi family wasn't always against the statues. On Monday, Ron Meyer of Red Alert Politics dropped a little truth bomb on Fox News viewers, revealing Nancy Pelosi's father helped dedicate Confederate statues to Robert E. Lee and 'Stonewall' Jackson.
Christopher Columbus Deserves To Stay In His Rightful Place
Laurence Bergreen
Christopher Columbus has been coming under fire for decades, and lately Mayor de Blasio hasn’t ruled out scrapping the iconic 1892 statue of the explorer, in Columbus Circle, as a possible “symbol of hate.” But if Columbus were to come back to today, he would be dumbfounded by both the acclaim and condemnation he’s received over time in a land he never knew existed.
California Catholic School Removes Statues of Jesus, Mary to
Be More 'Inclusive'

An independent K-12 Catholic school in the San Francisco Bay Area has removed religious statues from its campus in order to appeal to those of other faiths. Parents and alumni are concerned about San Domenico School's decision to remove a number of statutes and religious icons, especially those of Jesus and Mary, the Marin Independent Journal reported.
CNN Commentator Calls MLK Jr's Niece a 'Token Black Woman'
Another Called Black Celebs Supporting Trump 'mediocre negroes'

Alveda King is a distinguished speaker, an author, a bold pro-life advocate, and a civil rights activist. Yet, to CNN commentator Keith Boykin, she is just a "token right-wing black woman." King is a vocal Trump supporter. In several cable news appearances, she has commended President Trump for his "compassion" and "brilliance," while crediting him with helping to progress civil rights.
Fair Trade for Thee, But Not for Me
Paul Driessen
"Nobody wants to buy something that was made by exploiting someone else," Ben & Jerry's and Fair Trade co-founder Jerry Greenfield likes to tell us. Let's hope he doesn't drive an electric vehicle, doesn't use a laptop or cell phone, and doesn't rely on wind or solar power.
Largest Hospital System In N.Y. Drops Obamacare Plans Citing Major Losses
Northwell Health says it will shut down its insurer branch Care Connect after it sustaining losses of $156 million in 2016. The insurer points to a lack of profitability and uncertain prospects amid looming health care reform as reasons for cutting the program.
Oops: Taped without Knowing, Keith Ellison Reveals
Nancy Pelosi's Real Views On Single-Payer

Ellison asked if anybody was recording him before proceeding. "Is anybody taping me right now? OK, so, you may have heard that Nancy [Pelosi] is not for it, but that's not really true," Ellison said. "Nancy has to represent a very diverse caucus. She does not like getting out ahead of the caucus too fast. So she's trying to get, she's, you know, you know, she actually likes the concept."
Fashion with a BANG: How to Carry Your Gun with Style at the
World's First Concealed Carry Fashion Show

In perhaps the most American form of haute couture – the National Rifle Association put on a concealed carry fashion show. From purses to gun holsters, attendees of the gun ownership and self-defense convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin were treated to what the NRA said was the first-ever show of its kind.
Ohio Judge Ambushed, Defends Himself and Kills Suspect
Steubenville City Manager James Mavromatis said that Judge Joseph J. Bruzzese Jr. was shot as he walked just outside the courthouse shortly after 8 a.m. The judge was armed and returned fire, firing at least five shots, according to Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla. A probation officer fired an unknown number of shots. And the suspect fired five shots.
Smuggler's Tunnel Discovered Near U.S.-Mexico Border
After 30 People Detained

The discovery was made after CBP agents arrested 30 people who were in the U.S. illegally near the Otay Mesa port of entry. [They] are currently in Border Patrol custody and are being questioned. There were a total of 23 Chinese nationals (21 men, 2 women) and 7 Mexican nationals (4 men and 3 women), CBP said.
Police Release Illegal Alien Who Then Murders Girlfriend
A sanctuary city in California reportedly didn't cooperate with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials, giving the federal agency no time to pick up an illegal alien they released from custody, who then allegedly murdered his girlfriend two weeks later. Santa Rosa police arrested 38-year-old Nery Israel Estrada-Margos on August 18 after he turned himself in for allegedly beating his girlfriend – 42-year-old Veronica Cabrera Ramirez – to death.
Colorado: Newsletter on UCCS:
'Veterans should be banned from four-year universities'

A newsletter posted on the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) campus started to make the rounds on social media Thursday. It states veterans should be banned from four-year universities. Several viewers asked [CBS TV-KKTV] 11 News to look into the origin of the newsletter. The letter states military veterans should be banned from classes and compares the military culture to white supremacist groups.
Thanks to the Teachers Union,
Poorest Students in New York Will Be Taught By Worst Teachers

Lindsey Burke
It is a crystal-clear instance of union policy protecting adults in the government school system instead of working to ensure children have access to a quality education – and in this case, quality teachers. While union heads argue that the new policy of moving these idle teachers back into hard-to-staff schools will provide "stability" for students, principals, understandably, see things differently.
The Quiet Exodus from Mass Schooling
Kerry McDonald
Parents are fed up. As mass schooling becomes more restrictive, more standardized and more far-reaching into a child's young life, many parents are choosing alternatives. Increasingly, these parents are reclaiming their child's education and are refocusing learning around children, family, and community in several different ways.
Suit Claims California Tosses Thousands of Ballots Every Election
California wrongly disqualifies tens of thousands of mailed-in ballots in each election because officials decide the voter's signature on the ballot envelope doesn't match earlier submissions, the American Civil Liberties Union said in a lawsuit Thursday. The decisions, the suit said, are made by untrained staff without prior notice to the voter. "People should not be denied their right to vote because a government official doesn't like their penmanship," ACLU attorney Michael Risher said in a statement accompanying the suit, which was filed in the state Court of Appeal in San Francisco.
Planned Parenthood Has a New Financial Lifeline… from the
Adult Sex Toy Industry

Supporters of Planned Parenthood are trying to boost the abortion giant's shaky bottom line by selling sex toys, uterus-themed emojis and sex-positive wrapping paper. The merchandise may be X-rated, but abortion opponents say it's just another argument in favor of weaning Planned Parenthood off taxpayer funding.

Week ending 20 August 2017

Is a Tolerant Culture Being Replaced by an Intolerant One?
Saher Fares
Volumes of revered Islamic texts establish in great detail the grounds of violence and oppression of non-believers and those deemed heretical. These supposed grounds – made alive daily in madrassas and mosques across the world before being acted upon by religiously-trained terrorists – are childishly dismissed by Western liberals as immaterial.
Weather Channel Founder Denies Climate Change,
So ‘put me to death’

John Coleman says Al Gore started it -- the “global warming silliness.” But now the retired weatherman and founder of The Weather Channel is “horrified” to see San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer channeling the ex-veep with a Climate Action Plan. It “just turns my stomach.” Coleman aims to expose what he calls “Algorian” scientists fudging data and taking billions in government research grants for the sake of career advancement and economic comfort.
Wasserman Schultz' ex-IT Aide Indicted on 4 Counts
Imran Awan, a former IT aide for Democratic Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, was indicted Thursday on four counts including bank fraud and making false statements. The case has put renewed scrutiny on Wasserman Schultz for keeping Awan on the payroll for months, even after a criminal investigation was revealed and he was barred from the House IT network.
New Report: Sorry Dems,
There Was no 'Russian hack' – It Was an Inside Job

Robert Laurie
We may never know precisely what happened with the DNC email fiasco, but if you're someone who has a hard time believing that a mysterious Russian hacker managed to sway even one voter away from Hillary Clinton – and into the arms of Donald Trump – this piece [report in The Nation] may go a long way toward reinforcing that opinion.
Nazism is Socialism
Adam Young
By the standards of the Left, Adolf Hitler would have been deemed a "great statesman," had he died before he started the war (or if he had won it). That's because the left tends to measure greatness by the amount of land and number of people under one man's thumb. By that standard, Hitler was a great socialist-which is precisely what he and his part aspired to become.
IRS Rehires 213 Employees Ousted for Falsifying Documents,
Avoiding Taxes, Other Offenses

The Internal Revenue Service rehired 213 employees who ducked taxes, falsified documents, were convicted of theft, or made unauthorized use of taxpayer data, an inspector general's report says. The Office of Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, which also first discovered the IRS' targeting of conservative groups in 2013, examined the agency's hiring from January 2015 through March 2016.
Trump DOJ Ends Holder-era 'Operation Choke Point'
The Trump Justice Department is ending an Obama-era program that had attempted to cut off credit to shady businesses but came under fire from Republicans for unfairly targeting gun dealers and other legitimate operations. Just days after top House Republicans had pressed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to shutter Operation Choke Point, the department confirmed in a response letter that the program is dead.
Six Months Later, EPA Employees are
Still 'Crying at Their Desks' Because of Trump

The latest edition of Rolling Stone, which features Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau on the cover with the question, "Why can't he be our president?" goes after EPA administrator Scott Pruitt for alleged "crimes against nature." The article features quotes from fearful EPA employees, who are still distraught over President Trump's victory. "It's been six months, and people are still crying at their desks," one EPA staffer said.
Incredible: Feds Spend $438,699 Studying if 'Gender Norms'
Make LGBTQ People Get Drunk

The National Institutes of Health is spending over $400,000 studying whether gender norms of masculinity and femininity lead LGBTQ individuals to drink too much. Trying to find the "meanings of intoxication" of sexual and gender minorities is the central question of a study that was awarded in late July.

Nearly $2M Tax Dollar Grant
Hint: There's More – Click on the "Similar Projects" tab!!
This is Official Dept of Health and Human Services Reporting
You wonder where the money goes and goes and goes
Virginia State Police Say They Were Not
Outgunned in Charlottesville Riot Despite McAuliffe Claim

The Virginia State Police were prepared for the protests-turned-riots in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday that left three dead and dozens injured despite what Governor Terry McAuliffe (D.) has said publicly, a state police spokesperson told the Washington Free Beacon on Monday. "No, the State Police did not have inferior equipment," Corinne Geller, Virginia State Police public relations manager said.
Virginia State Police Keep Correcting McAuliffe's Lies;
They Didn't Find Weapons Caches Despite Gov's Claim

During an interview with Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson, McAuliffe explained why police were often hesitant to try and break up violent altercations between white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and Antifa factions. He said the white supremacists and neo-Nazis were heavily armed and prepared to commit violent acts from the start, and police were trying to avoid escalating the violence. He then claimed police had discovered weapons caches throughout the city.
Second time in 1-week State Police correct McAuliffe
Something Stinks About Charlottesville
Russ Vaughn
Evidence is turning up from, of all places, the Southern Poverty Law Center, as well as Breitbart and others, that this character, Jason Kessler, who organized the suspicious and supposed Alt-Right demonstration in Charlottesville, Va. that blew up in everyone's face, is a cunning lefty holdover from the Occupy Wall Street movement and a former Barack Obama supporter. I smell Soros money, sabotage, and Democrat dirty tricks here.

Why was This 'Crowd Hire' Company Recruiting
$25 an Hour 'Political Activists' in Charlotte Last Week?

Trump ignited a political firestorm yesterday during an impromptu press conference in which he said there was "blame on both sides" for the tragic events that occurred in Charlottesville over the weekend. Now, the discovery of a craigslist ad posted last Monday, almost a full week before the Charlottesville protests, is raising new questions over whether paid protesters were sourced by a Los Angeles based "public relations firm specializing in innovative events" to serve as agitators in counterprotests.

Friends of Chattanooga Man Arrested in Virginia
Claim He was an Antifa Fighting White Supremacy

Beth Foster, co-director for Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center in Chattanooga, said Troy Dunigan wanted "to let everyone know he was in Charlottesville as part of an antifa action. He is an anarchist. He was here to confront white supremacy and antifa's practice is to use force if necessary in doing that." "Let the record show that the 'Chattanooga man' arrested in Charlottesville was part of the COUNTER PROTEST, and is NOT a white supremacist," posted Missy Foley, a woman who identified herself as Dunigan's cousin.
Woman Who Destroyed Durham Confederate Statue is a
Pro-North Korea Marxist

One of the activists who toppled a Confederate statue in Durham, N.C., on Monday night is a member of an extreme leftist group that supports the totalitarian regime in North Korea and wants to abolish capitalism. Taqiyah Thompson, a student at North Carolina Central University, was arrested Tuesday following a press conference in which she defended the actions of the demonstrators and equated police officers to Confederate soldiers and Ku Klux Klan members.
Predominantly Black Dallas Group Forms to
Protect Confederate Monuments

The debate about Confederate statues in Dallas intensified on Monday as a group made up of predominantly African Americans called for the monuments to remain standing. Several cities across America have now begun to remove or talk about removing Confederate markers shortly after a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville turned deadly. Former city council member Sandra Crenshaw thinks removing the statues won't help.
Hillary Clinton Sent $800K from Campaign Funds to
Her New 'Resistance' Group

Clinton announced her intent to be "part of the resistance" in May with the formation of Onward Together, a political action group that will fund a number of established "resistance" groups that can quickly counter President Trump with direct action and protests. The group is dedicated to "encouraging people to organize, get involved, and run for office" and advancing "progressive values and work to build a brighter future for generations to come," according to its mission statement.
Ghost Voters Are Haunting America
Deroy Murdock
More than 3.5 million people in the U.S. are registered to vote than are alive among America's adult citizens. Such staggering inaccuracy is an engraved invitation to voter fraud. My tabulation of Judicial Watch's state-by-state results yielded 462 counties where the registration rate exceeded 100 percent. There were 3,551,760 more people registered to vote than adult U.S. citizens who inhabit these counties.
American Bar Association Passes Resolution to
Allow Illegal Immigrants to Practice Law

"RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association supports the principle that bar admission should not be denied based solely on immigration status," the resolution stated. According to the ABA's news release, the resolution passed with modest opposition. And it didn't stop there. The delegates took it a step further, urging Congress to amend federal code 8 U.S.C. § 1621(d), which addresses a state's "authority to provide for eligibility of illegal aliens for State and local public benefits" and specifies that undocumented residents may not obtain professional licenses issued by state governments.
California Farmer to Pay $1.1 Million in Fines for
Plowing Wheat Field Without Permit

President Trump has sought to help farmers by rolling back the Obama administration's hotly contested Waters of the United States rule, but it didn't happen soon enough to help John Duarte. The farmer from California's Central Valley agreed Tuesday to a settlement with the Justice Department that will have him pay $330,000 in civil penalties and purchase $770,000 in vernal pool mitigation credits for violating the water rule by plowing his wheat field in 2012.
Arizona Supreme Court Rebuffs Tucson's Illegal
Destruction of Firearms

On Thursday, the Arizona Supreme Court unanimously held that the state was within its authority to prohibit cities and counties from routinely destroying firearms obtained through forfeiture or as unclaimed property. State law holds that political subdivisions must instead (subject to certain exceptions) recirculate the firearms through legitimate channels of commerce, just as they do with other types of valuable property. The case represents the latest battle in an effort dating back nearly two decades to prevent anti-gun localities from undermining the pro-gun policies of the state legislature.
LA County Approves Paying Homeowners Up to $75,000 to
House the Homeless

A pilot program that pays some Los Angeles County homeowners to build a second dwelling on their property to house homeless people was approved with a 4-0 vote Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. Homeowners in unincorporated communities who qualify can receive up to $75,000 to build a second dwelling in areas zoned for such structures, while others may get $50,000 to update and legalize an existing dwelling.
7-yr-old Transgender Child Returns to Born Gender
After Removal from Mother's Care

A high-court has removed a 7-year-old boy from the care of his mother after ruling that the child had suffered "significant emotional harm" from being raised as a girl. The mother has been accused of abusing the young boy by forcing transgenderism onto him from an early age. After being placed in the custody of his father, the young boy immediately returned to living in his "born gender" without any prompting.
Maxine Waters' Confusion Continues Unabated as She Accuses
Ben Carson of Being 'White-Wing Nationalist'

Maxine Waters's latest rant against Donald Trump and his administration was so unhinged, it amounted to word spittle that could be heard on any street corner in L.A. Appearing before the Los Angeles Community Review Board, Waters launched into Trump, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and HUD Secretary Ben Carson.
Get Rid of the Iran Deal: Here Are Four Options
Matthew RJ Brodsky
It's no secret that President Trump would like to shake off the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the nuclear agreement with Iran. Negotiated by the Obama administration and opposed by most Americans when it was finalized in 2015, it was called by candidate Trump "the stupidest deal of all time." In his search for the right mechanism to break free of Obama's nuclear handcuffs, he appears to have settled on declaring that Iran is in violation of the agreement.
Muslims Tell Europe: "One Day All This Will Be Ours"
Giulio Meotti
This week, yet another Islamic terrorist attack targeted the Spanish city of Barcelona. As it was for many years under Muslim rule, it is, therefore, like Israel, land which many Islamists believe they are entitled to repossess. "Europe is committing demographic suicide, systematically depopulating itself in what British historian Niall Ferguson has called "the greatest sustained reduction in European population since the Black Death in the fourteenth century'", as George Weigel recently noted.
Publisher Refuses to Take On Muslim Imam's Book That Criticises Islam Out of Fear Their Offices Will Be Attacked By Extremists
A publisher has refused to take on a Muslim Imam's book that criticises Islam out of fear their offices will be attacked by religious extremists. Imam Mohammad Tawhidi, from Adelaide, took to Facebook on Sunday to reveal his first book was rejected by a publisher because it could provoke violence among Islamic radicals.
Paranoid Kim Jong-un Executing Record Numbers of North Koreans
Who No Longer See Him as a Living God

His ruthless regime is persecuting thousands who dare to practise "other religions" within its borders, according to a shock new U.S. government study. The heartless crackdown – spearheaded by the paranoid Glorious Leader himself – is leading to imprisonment, torture and even execution by firing squad.
Ungoogleable: What Doesn't Show Up When You Search the Web?
Did you know when you search the internet, you're not actually searching the whole internet? Google is the largest search service in the world. But even with trillions of websites indexed, Google's search only covers about four percent of the net. So what exactly is the 96 percent of the internet that's ungoogleable?

Week ending 13 August 2017

Religious Liberty Hangs in the Balance in Upcoming SCOTUS Case:
Is This Religious Freedom’s Roe v. Wade?

John Stonestreet
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear arguments in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The stakes could not be higher. In fact, as Ed Stetzer and I said recently on “BreakPoint This Week,” this may be the religious freedom equivalent of Roe v Wade.
Please Don’t Feed the Alligators. It Just Encourages Them.
MOTUS
The Deep State media/government complex (DSC for short) would have you believe that Donald Trump is more dangerous than the little potbellied pig from NoKo with his new nuclear toy warheads. Probably because Kim Jong Un has black friends and everyone knows Donald Trump is a racist. Of course this is the same DSC that, because they didn’t pick DJT to win would have you believe that he won only by cheating and collusion with Russia.
Obama Administration Knew About
North Korea's Miniaturized Nukes

Tuesday's bombshell Washington Post story that the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has determined North Korea is capable of constructing miniaturized nuclear weapons that could be used as warheads for missiles – possibly ICBMs – left out a crucial fact: DIA actually concluded this in 2013. The Post also failed to mention that the Obama administration tried to downplay and discredit this report at the time.
MAGA: U.S. Job Openings Surge to Record in
Sign of Robust Labor Demand

A June surge in U.S. job openings to a record indicates demand for workers remained strong at the end of the second quarter, a Labor Department report showed Tuesday. July figures released last week showed payrolls increased more than forecast while the unemployment rate matched a 16-year low, as Americans came off the sidelines to join the labor force and many found work.
NSA Experts Say DNC 'Hack' was Actually a Leak and Inside Job –
No Russians or Others Involved

The Nation's Patrick Lawrence wrote a lengthy review of the findings made by various computer experts formerly with the NSA. Published this week, the left-wing magazine's report notes two bases for their conclusion: (1) hard science shows that a remote hack of the DNC servers resulting in the breach that actually occurred would have been technologically impossible; (2) forensic review of the initial Guccifer 2.0 documents proves that they are poorly-disguised cut-and-paste jobs-forgeries-intended to finger Russia.
Under Trump, Gains Against ISIS Have 'dramatically accelerated'
The war against ISIS has taken dramatic strides since Donald Trump became president, with the U.S. and its allies reclaiming swathes of Iraq and Syria. In fact, of all the land reclaimed by the U.S.-led coalition since 2014, nearly one third has been taken since Trump took office. That's thanks to Trump's decision to delegate decisions and engage in a 'campaign of annihilation,' Brett McGurk, the State Department's senior envoy to the anti-Islamic State coalition, told the Washington Post.
Documents Show DOJ was in Panic Mode After Loretta Lynch's
Secret Meeting with Bill Clinton was Exposed

When former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and President Bill Clinton were busted secretly meeting aboard Lynch's private plane last summer by a local television reporter, a number of government watchdog groups filed lawsuits for documents surrounding the meeting. In response to information requests, the FBI and DOJ said documents didn't exist. Fast forward more than a year and it turns out hundreds of documents related to the meeting do exist...
Clinton Email Case Far from Closure as FBI
Hands Over More Classified Documents to State

The Hillary Clinton email fiasco isn’t ending anytime soon, with State Department officials saying they have no idea when they will finish sorting though and releasing the previously hidden messages. More classified documents that the former secretary of state improperly handled keep coming to light.
Hillary Clinton Pressured Bangladesh Officials to Help
Clinton Foundation Donor, Documents Show

While secretary of state, Hillary Clinton attempted to bully the tiny nation of Bangladesh to force it to end a corruption investigation of Muhammad Yunus, a long-time Clinton family friend and Clinton Foundation donor, according to documents obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group. The information comes from two Bangladeshi government documents generated as part of a request from the U.S. Congress.
Why Did Google Freak Out and Fire an Employee for
Spurring ‘Honest Discussion’?

Genevieve Wood
The tolerance police at Google just struck another blow against increasing diversity in Silicon Valley by firing an employee who wrote a memo critiquing the company’s politically correct culture. Could it be that Google is feeling just a little bit paranoid? For all the talk about inclusiveness and diversity, here’s the reality: If you’re not white or Asian, that means there is only a 5 percent chance you’re part of Google’s leadership team.
Do you think Google has a diversity problem? Just Google it.
Have the Wrong Opinion and You Can Get Fired. Google it.
Bernard Goldberg
If Google had fired Demore for being naïve, they’d have a case. But they didn’t. They fired him for having an unacceptable opinion, and that just can’t be tolerated at such an open-minded place as Google, a place that welcomes a wide array of points of view – as long as they’re acceptable liberal points of view.
Author Dinesh D'Souza Facebook Hacked, Blocked from Selling Book
The Big Lie – Exposing Nazi Ties to the American Left

Two days into the launch of #1 New York Times bestselling author Dinesh D'Souza's new book The Big Lie, D'Souza's mega-popular Facebook page (over 2 million fans) was hacked. D'Souza was locked out of his own account; his promotional campaign for the book was halted; and the hacker began posting explicit and upsetting images as D'Souza.
Silencing ALL Opposition Voices: Inside the Media Matters Playbook
Jeff Reynolds
We now know how the left is running this non-stop smear campaign and who is pulling the puppet strings, we have the Media Matters Playbook. A 49-page document marked PRIVATE & CONFIDENTIAL, it lists four leftist partner organizations... These are some of the most well-funded, well-entrenched, and well known leftist organizations in America. Billionaire George Soros is a key backer.
You Heard It Here First:
NY Times Editors Deny Reading Their Own Newspaper

John Hinderaker
Sarah Palin has sued the New York Times for defamation, on account of a Times editorial that falsely claimed there was a "clear" and "direct" causal connection between Palin's PAC's "targeting" of Gabrielle Giffords' district and Jared Loughner's murder of six people in Tucson. The paper now calls its smear of Palin an "honest mistake."
Collins, Murkowski:
We Sunk Skinny Repeal to Protect Planned Parenthood

Two of the senators who singlehandedly derailed the skinny repeal of Obamacare were awarded a sit down interview with the admiring Dana Bash Friday on CNN. The bright faced journalist applauded Sens. Susan Collins (ME) and Lisa Murkowski (AK) for having the "cajones" to vote against the Republican bill when they knew half the country would view them as heretics.
NC State Admin Proposes
Additional Segregated Housing for 'women of color'

The new Director of Multicultural Student Affairs at North Carolina State University recently pledged to create a segregated housing option for "women of color" only. Nashia Whittenburg, who was hired by NC State less than a month ago, shared her plans to create the housing option for female minority students in a university news release published Tuesday, adding that she plans to submit an official proposal for the housing option by February 2018.

Maxine Waters Won't Rule Out All-Black Party
California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters wouldn't rule out the concept of an all-black political party when asked about it on Monday. "We still are not voting our influence yet," she continued. "What we should do is organize our power, exercise our power, particularly in the Democratic Party because that's where most of us are." Waters then suggested that when black people are "strong enough" they may branch out into their own party.
This is called 'progress'
Researcher Claims to Have Evidence One of EPA's
Most Successful Clean Air Rules is Based on Fabricated Data

Toxicologist Albert Donnay says he's found evidence a 1989 study commissioned by EPA on the health effects of carbon monoxide, which, if true, could call into question 25 years of regulations and billions of dollars on catalytic converters for automobiles. "They claimed to find an effect when there wasn't one," Donnay told The Daily Caller News Foundation. "They even fabricated the methods they used to get their results."
Lawsuit Says Seattle's 'Tax-the-Rich' Measure
Violates State Constitution

The new Seattle measure, passed by the city council in July, would impose a 2.25% tax on any income over $250,000 or above $500,000 for couples filing jointly. It is expected to impact about 9,000, or 2%, of the city's taxpayers. A lawsuit filed by the Freedom Foundation, a conservative think tank, on behalf of 19 Seattle citizens, alleges the measure violates the state constitution as well as restrictions on cities to impose such taxes.
Kids as Young as 4 Find Safe Space at Transgender Day Camp
In some ways, Rainbow Day Camp is very ordinary. But it is also extraordinarily unique, from the moment campers arrive each morning. At check-in each day, campers make a nametag with their pronoun of choice. Some opt for "she" or "he." Or a combination of "she/he." Or "they," or no pronoun at all. Some change their name or pronouns daily, to see what feels right. The camp in the San Francisco Bay Area city of El Cerrito caters to transgender and "gender fluid" children, ages 4 to 12.
ICE Busts 36 Sex Offender Criminal Aliens in Sanctuary City
Enforcement Removal Operations officers rounded up 32 criminal aliens previously convicted of sex crimes including sexual abuse, sexual assault on young children, rape, child endangerment, and promoting sexual performance of a child. The previously convicted are reported to have illegally entered the U.S. from Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago.
'Harsher to Me Than to MS-13':
Loesch Calls for Dem to Resign for Labeling Her Nat'l 'Threat'

"Blaze" host and NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch said she was "incredibly shocked" to hear that a New York congresswoman labeled her and the NRA a "national security threat." "I am not a domestic threat," Loesch said. "I'm a mom. I go to Walmart and I take my kids to Chick-Fil-A." Loesch was criticized by Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.) and others on the left for her recent NRA ad.
Texas Police Chief Asked to Leave Doctor's Office for Carrying Gun
A Texas police chief said he was asked to leave a doctor’s office because he was carrying his gun. Conroe Police Chief Philip Dupuis told The Courier he was wearing his badge, lanyard with identification and gun when he began to check in for his appointment at Texas Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists in The Woodlands on August 8.

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