August 27 - The National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration, part of the Department of Transportation,
published last week an "advanced
notice of proposed rulemaking" on "vehicle-to-vehicle
communications." What NHTSA is proposing could begin a
transformation in the American transportation system that
August 24 - A New York couple faces thousands of
dollars in fines for declining to rent out their family farm
for a same-sex wedding celebration. The New York State
Division of Human Rights fined Cynthia and Robert Gifford
$13,000 for declining a request from a lesbian couple to rent
the family barn for their ceremony.
August 26 - Former President Jimmy Carter plans to be
the keynote speaker at a Muslim convention in Detroit this
Friday. According to the Toledo Blade, the Islamic Society of
North America, or ISNA, is hosting the annual event. CBN News
has reported ISNA is the nation's largest Muslim group with
ties to the Muslim Brotherhood...
August 26 - On Monday evening, California Governor
Jerry Brown said all Mexicans, including illegal immigrants,
are welcome in California.
According to the Los Angeles Times, while
introducing Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who said
America is "the other Mexico," Brown "spoke about the
August 27 - Troy Schmidt’s jaw dropped. A few minutes
before, he had been preparing to start his seventh year as
chaplain for the Olympia High School football team in Florida.
But now, those plans had been changed – radically changed. “I
received a call from the coach,” Schmidt told me. “He said
Orange County Public Schools...
August 25 - Since the beginning of the year, nearly
40,000 Central American minors detained after illegally
crossing the U.S.-Mexico border have been reunited with their
parents or relatives in the U.S. About 6,000 of them are in
Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Hundreds will
be attending local schools while they...
August 25 - Florida International University campus
police have military-grade rifles. Ohio State has
a Mine Resistant Ambush Protection vehicle. And
Florida State has a brand new Army Humvee. These Pentagon
hand-me-downs are just a few examples of the militarization of
local police that has extended to college...
August 26 - The Catholic Archbishop of Oklahoma City
has agreed to drop a lawsuit against a satanic cult that plans
to perform a “black mass” in the city now that the cult has
returned a stolen consecrated host to the church. An
Oklahoma-based satanic group called
Dakhma of Angra Mainyu has leased space in the Civic
August 26 - President Barack Obama is working toward an
international agreement that would pressure countries to cut
fossil fuel emissions, and is doing so without seeking
congressional approval, The New York Times reports. The
agreement is set to be signed in Paris in 2015. The U.S.
Constitution requires a president...
August 20 - Harm and death caused by medical errors are
a huge problem, and a major reason why the current, fatally
flawed medical paradigm is in such desperate need of
transformation. Preventable medical mistakes are actually the
third leading cause of death in the US, right after heart
disease and cancer, claiming the lives...
August 19 - One of the “benefits” of genetically
modified (GM) crops is supposed to be a significant
reduction in the use of chemicals, such as highly toxic
herbicides and pesticides. The idea, theoretically anyhow, was
that herbicide-tolerant and insect-resistant plants,
which make up the majority of GM crops, would make...
August 7 - William Binney worked for the National
Security Agency as a mathematician and code-breaker for more
than 30 years. But he resigned from the covert intelligence
gathering agency in late 2001 because he said the NSA was
purposefully violating the Constitution. Binney said the NSA
took one of the programs he built, known...
August 6 - The latest Gaza war left many Israelis
throwing their hands up in the air as the international
community once again bickered endlessly over Israel’s
“disproportionate” military action, while failing to suggest
any concrete alternative solutions to incessant Hamas rocket
attacks and the threat of terror tunnels.
August 6 - I wonder how the Ebola doctor feels now that
his humanitarian trip has cost a Christian charity much more
than any services he rendered. What was the point? Whatever
good Dr. Kent Brantly did in Liberia has now been overwhelmed
by the more than $2 million already paid by the Christian
charities Samaritan's Purse...
August 4 - A shocking video shows a New Jersey cop
responding to a complaint about corruption by asserting that
law enforcement officers no longer need to follow the
Constitution because it has already been decimated by
President Obama. Seeking to file a complaint about the
Helmetta Regional Animal Shelter...
August 4 - A local grandmother mauled by a pit bull. The
family's message for other dog owners. We hear more about the
neighborhood desperately try to help. Jackie is in butler
county. The family tells me the dog is a five or six role
pit bull which, up until now, has not been vicious to anyone.
Deputies say it will stay here at...
August 4 - A 6-year-old boy is being treated for
serious injuries on his face and leg after a dog attack at a
birthday party Monday night. Armani McKinnis was a guest at
the birthday party for a friend when two unknown dogs came
down the street. One of them, a light-colored pit bull,
attacked the boy. The frightening scene played...
August 6 - A federal appeals judge hearing arguments
about gay marriage bans in four states says "it doesn't look
like the sky has fallen" in other states that allow same-sex
marriage. Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey made the comment
Wednesday in Cincinnati as she and two other judges on the 6th
U.S. Circuit Court of...
August 5 - Ceasefires, truces and bilateral agreements
will never bring the peace most people in the Middle East
desire. Only by following the biblical model, including the
rebuilding of the Third Temple in Jerusalem, can genuine peace
be achieved, argues an Israeli organization dedicated to that
goal. “Every prophet of...
August 4 - Despite the tragic war Israel is currently
entangled in, our generation has been blessed with the
fulfillment of numerous Biblical promises. We have seen the
rebirth of the State of Israel and continue to witness the
Ingathering of the Exiles from the four corners of the world.
For the first time in centuries Jerusalem is in...
July 30 - Northwestern University will offer
“gender-open restrooms” to its students this fall. “We are
trying to be responsive to the needs of all of our students
and to be inclusive,” campus spokesman Bob Rowley said in an
email to The College Fix. “This is becoming a common
occurrence on campuses across the U.S.”
July 29 - In another example of how the Department of
Homeland Security has expanded far outside the purview of its
original function, six vehicles full of DHS agents were
required to seize a Land Rover from a couple in Statesville,
N.C. due to the fact that the vehicle allegedly violates EPA
emission standards. As part of its mission...
July 28 - Imagine being ordered to go against your
religious beliefs, and if you refuse, you could be arrested,
fined, or sued. That happened to the Christian owner of a
Colorado bakery who now must make wedding cakes for gay
couples. However, the owner is standing his ground and his
action is inspiring people around the world.
July 28 - A federal appeals court has struck down
Virginia's same-sex marriage ban. A three-judge panel of the
4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond ruled Monday
that state constitutional and statutory provisions barring gay
marriage and denying recognition of such unions performed in
other states violate the U.S. Constitution.
July 28 -
A statement put out today by President Barack Obama
on the occasion of a religious holiday is raising some
eyebrows. The word choice here, that anyone built "the very
fabric of our nation" would usually sound hackneyed and
overplayed - but, in this particular instance, given that the
U.S. didn't even have its...
July 30 - Even though the virus has not infected anyone
in Britain yet, U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said
Ebola is a serious threat and needs to be taken seriously.
Hammond plans on chairing an emergency Cobra meeting about the
told BBC News. "At the moment we don't think any British
July 16 - There is no shortage of health advice out
there, and no shortage of bad advice to go along with it. Some
misguided notions are harmless—but others are outright
dangerous and can lead you down the road to chronic health
problems and may even trim years off your life. It is
critically important to decipher fact from...
July 14 - One of the highest level whistleblowers from
the National Security Agency, William Binney, says the agency
is moving toward watching everyone, according to The London
Guardian. "The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population
control," Binney, who worked as a code breaker, told a
conference in London. "At least 80 percent...
July 15 - While national and international media
attention is focused on Israel's military operation against
Gaza, CBN News Contributor Raymond Ibrahim believes the Obama
administration is downplaying and even denying the extent of
Muslim attacks against Christians around the world. In an
extensive article for the Gatestone...
July 15 - The Church of England has voted to allow
women to become bishops, ending one of the church's longest
and most divisive disputes. The church's national assembly
approved the historic step, reaching the required two-thirds
majority in each of its three different houses. Archbishop of
Canterbury Justin Welby...
July 16 - California has been pumping groundwater to
cope with its catastrophic drought, but pockets of pain remain
in some agricultural communities, and treating groundwater
like an unlimited resource could have disastrous results in
the future as the supply dries out, researchers said Tuesday.
Reliable groundwater access...
July 15 - U.S. President Barack Obama spoke to German
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday for the first time since a
new spy scandal dented relations between the two allies, and
pledged to be in touch about ways to improve U.S.-German
intelligence cooperation. The call followed a difficult period
July 15 - The Texas Department of Public Safety has
quietly embarked on a project to take the fingerprints of
every Texan old enough to drive over the next 12 years, and
add them to a statewide criminal history database. Not only
has the department made that momentous decision on its own, it
doesn’t even have clear...
July 15 - NASA scientists have said finding habitable
worlds in the universe is a possibility in the next 20 years.
During a panel discussion at NASA’s headquarters in
Washington, D.C., on Monday, several of the space agency’s
experts said based on advances in space telescope technology,
finding alien life...
July 16 - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is
invoking the renewed military conflict with Hamas to argue
it’s risky to trade more land for peace with the Palestinians.
Netanyahu, speaking as warplanes pounded the Gaza Strip in an
attempt to stop rockets attacks, scoffed at an assertion made
by White House...
July 16 - The Congressional Budget Office has predicted
that the federal deficit will skyrocket in coming years to
levels unseen since World War II, even though the White House
reported last week that the deficit this year was at its
lowest of the Obama presidency. "Deficits are projected to
rise steadily and, by 2039, to push...
July 16 - The economy is recovering from a
harsher-than-normal winter, but the pace of growth for the
balance of this year and next will not create nearly enough
decent jobs for the millions unemployed and recent graduates
working at venues like Starbucks. It's easy for President
Obama to blame Republicans in Congress, and vice...
July 8 - So many illegal immigrants are swarming across
the southern border that the federal government is now running
a full time transportation service to take the aliens from the
border to immigration centers throughout the southwest where
they are often released without consequence. The
Associated Press reports that...
July 7 - The city of Los Angeles has joined Orange
County, Riverside County, and other cities nationwide in
ending the practice of holding illegal immigrant inmates past
their scheduled release dates, characterizing the practice as
"unconstitutional" under a recent federal court ruling. L.A.
Mayor Eric Garcetti and police Chief...
July 8 - Steve Roberts, a resident of suburban Santee,
CA in San Diego County, says that the owners of his apartment
complex are preventing him from displaying the American flag
inside his home. The flag, which is hung in his front window,
is hidden when the blinds are closed, and is a tribute to
Roberts's father, who served in...
July 8 - United Nations officials are pushing for many
of the Central Americans fleeing to the U.S. to be treated as
refugees displaced by armed conflict, a designation meant to
increase pressure on the United States and Mexico to accept
tens of thousands of people currently ineligible for asylum.
Officials with the U.N.
July 8 - Washington and Lee University says it is
removing Confederate battle flags from its campus. The move
was announced in a lengthy email from university president
Kenneth Rusio to faculty and students on Tuesday. This spring,
a group of law students demanded the school banish the flag
from campus and repudiate...
July 9 -
Hamas has emerged from a 19-month cease-fire stronger,
savvier, and more effective at hitting
Israel where it will hurt the most. Hamas's arsenal,
estimated at 10,000 rockets, is only marginally bigger than it
was heading into its last conflict with Israel, in November
2012. But its mid-range rockets are much more...
July 9 - The world's largest chicken breeder has
discovered that a key breed of rooster has a genetic issue
that is reducing its fertility, adding to problems
constraining U.S. poultry production and raising prices at a
time when beef and pork prices are already at record highs.
The breed, Aviagen Group's standard Ross male, is...
July 8 - The number of first-born U.S. babies born into
a home with a married mother and father has fallen below 60
percent for the first time, the Census Bureau said Tuesday,
while more than one in five first-born children are now born
to cohabiting parents. The findings document the slow but
steady rise of what some researchers...
July 8 - The man (Eskinder Negash) who heads the
federal agency responsible for many of the 50,000
unaccompanied alien children from Central America who have
entered the U.S. illegally in recent months told a conference
on Tuesday that those working with refugees should look to
Jesus Christ as a role model. "Jesus was...
July 8 - A filmmaker with extensive knowledge of the
current border crisis says this chaos is exactly what
President Obama wants and planned for, and he says the current
media fixation on abandoned children means criminals, drug
smugglers and terrorists are coming to the United States
without even being noticed. Dennis...
July 9 - Massachusetts legislators passed a bill that
would grant people convicted of first-degree murder while
under age 18 a chance at parole after serving at least 20
years of their sentence. The bill, which was approved late
Tuesday, comes after rulings by the U.S. Supreme Court and
Massachusetts' highest court that...
July 5 - Pope Francis has lamented the abandoning of
the traditionally Christian practice of not working on
Sundays, saying it has a negative impact on families and
friendships. Francis on Saturday traveled to Molise, an
agricultural region in the heart of southern Italy where
unemployment is chronically high. While he...
July 9 - Democratic lawmakers in the Senate are
crafting legislation that would override the June 30th Burwell
v. Hobby Lobby Supreme Court ruling, The New York Times
reported. In their 5-4 decision, the court held that the 1993
Religious Freedom Restoration Act applied to privately owned
for-profit corporations and that they could...
July 9 - Israel’s left-wing newspaper Ha’aretz, which
advocates acquiescing to most Arab demands in return for
peace, has this week been hosting its first “Israel Conference
on Peace,” coincidently scheduled for the same week
Palestinian terrorists are pounding the Jewish state with
missiles. Somewhat sidestepping present...
July 9 - The Iron Dome missile defense system has
achieved a nearly 90 percent success rate since Monday night,
an improvement over its performance during Operation Pillar of
Defense in November 2012. The defense system is activated only
when the rockets fired by Palestinian militants at Israel
appear likely to hit populated areas.