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June 30, 2016

Migrants Bring Multi-Drug Resistant TB to Wisconsin

June 30 - Two refugees and a foreign student on a visa brought multi-drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) to Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2009 and 2011, according to a 2014 article in an epidemiology publication written with the cooperation of the doctors who treated them. The introduction of MDR TB to the United States represents a serious public health threat, since its successful treatment is uncertain and very expensive. Active TB can usually be treated successfully in six to nine months at a cost...

[Awesome Crime Fighting Tool] Police Launch ‘Don’t Touch Me’ Wristbands to Stop Migrant Sex Attacks in Sweden

June 30 - Sweden’s police chief unveiled the force’s latest weapon in the fight against sexual assault: wristbands reading “Don’t touch me”. A recent Swedish press release warns that groping is a crime. In it, the country’s national police chief Dan Eliasson said: “No one should have to accept sexual molestation. So do not grope. And if you are groped, report it to the police.” Mr. Eliasson mentioned a variety of actions such as “a hand tucked between the legs”, “a hug from behind in the crush at a club...

L.A. City Hall panel backs fining companies for asking applicants about past crimes

June 28 - Businesses that ask a job applicant about his or her criminal history during the hiring process could be fined and forced to pay the applicant up to $500 under a new law being considered by city leaders. A Los Angeles City Council committee backed a plan Tuesday to penalize businesses that weed out applicants based on criminal convictions. The rules are part of a law under consideration by the council aimed at giving former convicts a better shot at obtaining employment.

'Death by barbell' sparks questions about Hillary 'silencing people'

June 29 - A former United Nations official, John Ashe, has been found dead in his New York home, and some are speculating whether it’s a case of “Hillary Clinton silencing people who ‘know too much.'” That question was pointedly raised by Kosar at the Political Insider on word of the death of Ashe, who was found at his Dobbs Ferry, New York, home last week. The cause of death was reported as a heart attack, but the New York Post reported the local Dobbs Ferry police said “his throat had been crushed...

Pentagon lifts ban on transgender troops

June 30 - Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Thursday that the military will no longer discriminate against transgender troops, knocking down one of the last barriers to service based on sex. The move, nearly a year in the making, came despite last-minute concerns were raised by top brass about how to deal with the medical, housing and uniform issues for troops who are transitioning to the other sex. “This is the right thing to do for our people and for the force,” Carter said. “We’re talking about talented...

Germany And France Hatch A Plan To Create An EU Superstate

June 28 - If you believe that the Brexit vote is going to kill the idea of a “United States of Europe”, you might want to think again. In fact, it appears that the decision by the British people to leave the European Union is only going to accelerate the process of creating an EU superstate. As you will see below, one of the largest newspapers in the UK is reporting that the foreign ministers of France and Germany have drafted “a blueprint to effectively do away with individual member states”. So even though men like...

Muslim Asylum Seekers in Germany ‘Having A Bad Day.’ So They Rape A Woman

June 28 - As the UK leaves Europe for greener pastures, Germany continues to suffer the consequences of its dangerous immigration policies. On Friday, two Muslim asylum seekers who dragged an unsuspecting German woman into a flower bed at a local park in Berlin and gang-raped her were due in court to answer for their crimes. The 56-year-old victim was attacked in August at Munich’s Old Botanical Gardens after she asked the men to stop shouting. The woman was simply trying to take a nap at the park.

22-Year-Old Muslim Migrants in Canadian School “Hitting on 14-15 Year Old Girls”

June 28 - Well built 22-year-old Muslim migrants with full beards are hitting on 14-15 year old girls and acting out violently at a high school in Canada, documents obtained by Rebel Media’s Faith Goldy have revealed. Earlier this year, Goldy exposed how migrants at Chebucto Heights Elementary School were abusing other children, in one case choking a girl with a metal chain while yelling “Muslims rule the world”. The story was subsequently censored by major news outlets that had initially reported on it.

EU Army on Way? EU Cannot Rely on NATO and Needs New Defense Policy, Says Brussels chief

June 29 - According to a new foreign policy document from the Brussels-based institution to be handed to EU leaders next week, a “credible European defence” is also essential to preserve good relations with the US. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini’s Global Strategy document states that “as Europeans we must take greater responsibility for our security”. The white paper, seen by Politico, adds: “While NATO exists to defend its members — most of which are European — from external attack...

Restrooms at National Parks ‘Align’ With Gender Identity

June 29 - Visitors to national parks are free to use whichever public restroom they believe matches their gender identity, the Department of Interior says. “As it relates to recently passed state laws relating to the transgender community, visitors to public lands and water sites are welcome to use restrooms that best align with their gender identity,” an Interior Department spokesperson told The Daily Signal in an email. But a national policy expert says visitors to national parks should be concerned that others can...

‘3 Amigos’ look more like 3 Stooges during botched handshake

June 29 - It was like something straight out of a Three Stooges episode. President Barack Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto — the so-called “3 Amigos” — were hoping to look like the North American tough guys after the earth establishment shaking Brexit vote last week. Instead, they looked like Larry, Moe and Curly. Hands were flying, left hands were shaking, other hands were just dangling, waiting for any touch from a fellow leftist...

Japan's top court has approved blanket surveillance of the country's Muslims

June 29 - Japan's Supreme Court has upheld the government's blanket surveillance of the country's Muslim community. The court struck down the second appeal by Japanese Muslim plaintiffs against what they perceive as an unconstitutional invasion of their privacy and freedom of religion. A 2010 leak of 114 police files revealed nationwide surveillance of Japanese Muslims. The files revealed that Muslim places of worship, halal restaurants and Islam-related organizations across the capital, Tokyo...

Fox targeted by FEC Dems in first-ever vote to punish debate sponsorship

June 29 - Finally making good on long-harbored anger at conservative media, Democrats on the Federal Election Commission voted in secret to punish Fox News' sponsorship of a Republican presidential debate, using an obscure law to charge the network with helping those on stage. It is the first time in history that members of the FEC voted to punish a media outlet's debate sponsorship, and it follows several years of Democratic threats against conservative media and websites like the Drudge Report.

Congress passes Puerto Rico debt rescue bill

June 29 - Congress delivered relief to debt-stricken Puerto Rico on Wednesday, sending President Barack Obama a last-minute financial rescue package to help the U.S. territory of 3.5 million Americans. The Senate passed the bill on a bipartisan 68-30 vote, three weeks after the House overwhelmingly backed the measure. The vote came two days before the island is supposed to make a $2 billion payment to creditors. Obama is expected to move quickly and sign the legislation. Puerto Rico is in a decade-long...

Puerto Rico Says It Will Default Even With Congressional Aid

June 29 - Two days before a potential historical default, Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla made it clear that the commonwealth won’t pay bondholders even as Congress votes on a bill allowing the island to restructure its $70 billion in debt. “On July 1, 2016, Puerto Rico will default on more than $1 billion in general obligation bonds, the island’s senior credits protected by a constitutional lien on revenues,” Garcia Padilla wrote in a editorial posted on a CNBC website. The lapse will mark the first...

UN Committee Says Taking Kids to Church Violates Human Rights

June 29 - Making your child attend church could be a human rights violation, according the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child. According to The Chrsitian Institute, the new report by the U.N. panel shows concern about children being legally bound to attend church and worship services. They recommended the government "repeal legal provisions for compulsory attendance at collective worship." The committee wants children to be able to act independently of their parents.

This 'Ominous' Ruling Could Be a Huge Blow to Religious Freedoms

June 29 - In a divided decision Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a devastating ruling against religious freedom. The case involved Christian pharmacists in Washington state who were being forced to sell so-called "morning after pills," which the pharmacists consider abortion, a violation of their religious beliefs. The difference between birth control pills and "morning after pills," with trade names like "Plan B" and "Ella," is that the former prevents the fertilization of an egg while the later destroys...

United Methodists Could Elect Three Openly Homosexual Bishops Soon

June 29 - Three openly homosexual candidates for bishop in the United Methodist Church are up for election in the next few weeks. The news comes despite the church organization deciding, last month, not to endorse or discuss LGBT issues. However, regional conferences have been allowed to make individual decisions. Rev. Karen Oliveto, Rev. Frank Wulf, and Rev. David Meredith were nominated for the Western and North Central jurisdictions. "With hearts full of gratitude and joy, Reconciling Ministries...

June 23, 2016

Former Clinton IT aide invokes 5th Amendment rights 125 times during testimony

June 22 - Former U.S. State Department IT specialist Bryan Pagliano on Wednesday invoked his Fifth Amendment rights more than 125 times during private deposition with conservative watchdog Judicial Watch, Fox News reported. Pagliano spoke mostly from an index card, reading the same crafted statement each time, a source told Fox News. His deposition was originally scheduled for two weeks ago, but postponed when his lawyers notified the court that Pagliano would be pleading the Fifth.

Tree Huggers Unite! - 66 million dead trees contribute to fire hazard in California

June 23 - There are at least 66 million dead trees in California, according to the U.S. National Forest Service, and they may provide more tinder to the already volatile wildfire situation in the state. The Forest Service, in a statement released Wednesday, blamed the tree die off on four years of consecutive drought, a "dramatic" rise in bark beetle infestation and warmer temperatures. The trees are located in six counties across 760,000 acres in the southern Sierra Nevada region of the state and could contribute...

'Islam Has No Place in My Country,' Says Next EU President

June 22 - The next EU Council president says "Islam has no place" in his eastern European nation of Slovakia. Robert Fico is in his third term as Slovakia's prime minister. He warned in May that "migrants change the character of our country" and vowed he would not allow such change to affect his nation. "Multiculturalism is a fiction," Fico said. "Once you let migrants in, you can face such problems" referring to the sex attacks by Muslim migrants on German women in Cologne on New Year's Eve.

Illinois Lawmakers Take Steps to Increase Islamic Influence

June 22 - The Illinois legislature has approved a bill that would give unelected Muslim-Americans a formal voice in state government. If the governor signs the bill, Illinois would be the first state to pass such a law. The measure creates a 21-member advisory council of Muslims to give them influence on state policy. The governor and legislative leaders would appoint the Muslim council members. The Chicago Tribune quotes one Islamic leader who's pushing for the new body and says all governors in America should...

Accompanied by Migrants, Pope Francis Says ‘a Christian Lets Everybody Come’

June 22 - In a striking gesture Wednesday, Pope Francis invited fourteen African migrants to join him on the steps of St. Peter’s Basilica, urging Europe to open its doors to more refugees. The fourteen migrants were guests of Caritas of Florence and the European university, and carried banners of the charity that is caring for them along with Vatican flags. On arriving in St. Peter’s Square, Francis embraced them and then asked them to accompany him to his chair and remain near him during his weekly...

580 Terror Convictions in U.S. Since 9/11, 380 Terrorists Are Foreign-Born

June 22 - Since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in which Al Qaeda terrorists hijacked four flights—crashing one into each of New York City’s Twin Towers, another into the Pentagon, and the fourth into a field in Pennsylvania—a whopping 580 people have been convicted of terrorism in the United States. An even more astonishing 380 of them were foreign-born, according to a release by the office of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and a new report from Fox News. The Department of Justice...

How Does Immigration Reduce Mass Shootings?

June 22 - With the media frantically hiding the content of Donald Trump’s terrorism speech from last week, he should respond to every question with the central point of that speech: How does this kind of immigration make our country better? How does it make the country safer? When the Third World immigrants admitted under Sen. Teddy Kennedy’s 1965 Immigration Act — as well as their children — commit mass murder, the government and media tell us it’s a gun problem. Or it’s “our” culture. Or it’s “homophobia.”

Republican Interrupts Democrat Sit-in: ‘Radical Islam Killed These People!’

June 23 - As California Democrat Rep. Brad Sherman spoke Wednesday evening during an unprecedented “sit-in” on Capitol Hill to demand a vote on gun control, Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-TX) interrupted him, shouting: “Radical Islam killed these people!” Sherman, a moderate Democrat from the San Fernando Valley, had joined several dozen of his party colleagues in a protest against House Republicans’ refusal to allow votes on several gun regulations — all of which had already failed in the Senate.

UK Population Up Half A Million In One Year Because Of Immigration

June 23 - The population of the UK shot up by half a million – 0.8% – in the 12 months of last year. Record levels of immigration were the driving factor, as birth rates and “natural growth” fell. The population of the United Kingdom on the 30th of June 2015 is estimated to be 65,110,000. Official figures from Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed the massive 513,000 rise in the number of people living in Britain. The ONS, however, insisted the growth was quite normal and similar to the annual average increase over...

Obama accused of ignoring law to promote abortion

June 22 - One of the nation’s top civil-liberty advocates is accusing the Obama administration of twisting words to defend a California state mandate that forces churches to fund abortion in violation of the First Amendment right to free exercise of religion. The Alliance Defending Freedom is responding to a letter from the Office of Civil Rights of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that has reinterpreted the Weldon Amendment, which is designed to protect those who want health plans that do not cover...

Files show hundreds of US plots, refugee connection

June 22 - Newly obtained congressional data shows hundreds of terror plots have been stopped in the U.S. since 9/11 – mostly involving foreign-born suspects, including dozens of refugees. The files are sure to inflame the debate over the Obama administration’s push to admit thousands more refugees from Syria and elsewhere, a proposal Donald Trump has vehemently opposed on the 2016 campaign trail. “[T]hese data make clear that the United States not only lacks the ability to properly screen individuals prior...

Veteran Forcibly Dragged from Air Force Ceremony for Mentioning God

June 20 - When a veteran started offering traditional remarks at a military flag-folding ceremony, several uniformed airmen assaulted him, dragging him out of the room because his remarks mentioned God. Now First Liberty Institute lawyers representing retired Senior Master Sergeant Oscar Rodriguez are demanding that the U.S. Air Force apologize and punish those responsible or face a federal civil-rights lawsuit. For countless years, service members have given the “flag-folding speech” at military and civic...

June 16, 2016

Ellen DeGeneres: Transgender Stingray in Disney’s ‘Finding Dory’

June 14 - Disney/Pixar’s upcoming film Finding Dory features a transgender stingray who transitions to become “Sting-Rhonda,” the film’s star Ellen DeGeneres revealed in an interview. The sequel to the 2003 smash hit Finding Nemo has already fueled speculation that it will be the first Disney film to feature a lesbian couple, but Degeneres, who voices the titular blue fang fish, told USA Today in an interview that the film will feature a “trans sting.” “There’s a stingray that’s becoming sting-Rhonda, so there’s a trans...

London’s Muslim Mayor Bans Ads with Attractive Women

June 13 - London’s first Muslim mayor has banned advertisements on the public transportation system that feature thin and attractive women. Sadiq Khan stated Monday that any image with the ability to cause body positivity issues would be removed from areas throughout the city. “No one’s confidence or body image should be undermined by ads on our transport system,” Khan said. According to the Evening Standard, the new policy “is only expected to affect a handful of the 12,000 adverts a year which run across...

Hacker Releases ‘Secret’ Clinton Docs from State Dept., DNC’s Trump Opposition File, Donor List

June 15 - A hacker has reportedly released thousands of documents belonging to the Democrat National Committee that were recently taken during a breach of the organization’s computer network. The documents, posted online by a hacker identifying as “Guccifer 2.0” – an homage to the now-imprisoned Romanian hacker who revealed Hillary’s private email – include what appear to be the DNC’s research into Republican candidate Donald Trump, donor lists full of high-profile names and “secret” files...

Prince William Becomes First Royal to Pose for LGBT Magazine

June 15 - Prince William is speaking out on homophobic bullying – and is now the first royal ever to cover an LGBT magazine. William recently opened his Kensington Palace home for a discussion with British LGBT magazine Attitude and met with a group of nine people who have endured homophobic bullying. After the palace chat, William released a statement to the magazine saying, "No one should be bullied for their sexuality or any other reason and no one should have to put up with the kind of hate that...

Refugees will give EU economy a boost

June 16 - Welcoming refugees is not only a humanitarian act, it is also an investment that can yield significant economic benefits. Investing €1 in welcoming refugees could yield nearly €2 in economic benefits within five years, said a Tent Foundation report. It is authored by Philippe Legrain, a former economic adviser to the president of the European Commission. The key message of the study is that policymakers and practitioners should stop considering refugees as a “burden” to be shared, but rather as an...

Israel Goes Full Trump on Gaza: Massive Concrete Wall Above And Below Ground Along Entire Border

June 16 - As the debate over Donald Trump’s proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border continues to dominate the presidential race, Israel is reportedly planning to move ahead with a massive above and underground concrete barrier along the entire border with the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. The barrier was revealed on Thursday in a story splashed across the cover of Yedioth Aharonot, Israel’s largest daily newspaper. The story was published with the approval of the country’s defense ministry.

Obama has ordered flags at half-mast more than any president in history

June 16 - With his tenure in office marked by terror attacks and mass shootings, President Obama has reached a sad but remarkable milestone in his presidency: He has ordered the lowering of the nation's flags to half-mast more often than any president in history. On Sunday, Obama extended that unenviable streak even further, ordering all flags at federal buildings and ships at sea to be flown at half-mast to honor the 49 victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting. Those flags will remain at half-mast until sunset...

Bees Are Full of Pesticides and so Are We

June 14 - For bees living in the 21st century, the world is a dangerous place. With grasslands being increasingly converted into corn and soybean fields, finding wild flowering trees, weeds and other plants can be a challenge. In Oslo, Norway, residents, government and business owners have added flowering plants to terraces and city squares, creating, in essence, a "bee highway" that bees can use to make their way through the otherwise heavily urbanized city. Oslo's bee highway is the first of its kind, and bees...

June 9, 2016

Freed Gitmo Prisoners Have Attacked, Killed Americans in Afghanistan

June 8 - About a dozen former prisoners who were released from Guantanamo Bay have killed six Americans and have attacked American and coalition forces in Afghanistan, according to a new report. The Washington Post cites current and former U.S. officials who say the ex-prisoners have returned to the battlefield since they've been released. One of the Americans killed, according to the Post, was a female aid worker who perished in 2008. Nine of the former prisoners implicated in the attacks...

Canada Set to Make National Anthem Gender-neutral

June 6 - The Canadian parliament is close to adopting a bill that would change the national anthem – O Canada – to make it gender-neutral. The bill, affecting only the English-language lyrics, would change “in all thy sons command” to “in all of us command.” The initiative, strongly backed by the new Liberal government, overwhelmingly passed two readings this week in the House of Commons, was sent to a heritage committee then went back to the Commons for a third reading. If it passes, as expected...

Syrian Refugees Arriving in U.S. Will ‘Increase Exponentially’ Over Summer

June 8 - The State Department is committed to meeting President Obama’s goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees into the United States this fiscal year, and expects the numbers to “increase exponentially” over the summer, a spokesman said Tuesday. With four months left in FY2016, the administration has admitted 3,566 Syrian refugees as of Tuesday – or 35.6 percent of the 10,000 target number. Although a ways off, achieving the 10,000 goal looks a lot more likely now than it did four months ago...

US agency endorses plan to cede Internet oversight

June 9 - The US administration on Thursday endorsed a plan to cede its oversight of the gatekeeper of Internet addresses to the broader online community. Commerce Department assistant secretary for communications and information Lawrence Strickling told AFP that the proposal from the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) meets the criteria set by the US administration. The plan aims to maintain Internet governance under a "multi-stakeholder" model which avoids...

Oklahoma Highway Patrol Uses New Device To Seize Money During Traffic Stops

June 7 - You may have heard of civil asset forfeiture. That's where police can seize your property and cash without first proving you committed a crime; without a warrant and without arresting you, as long as they suspect that your property is somehow tied to a crime. Now, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol has a device that also allows them to seize money in your bank account or on prepaid cards. It's called an ERAD, or Electronic Recovery and Access to Data machine, and state police began using 16 of them...

Human organs grown in pigs may help transplant patients, scientists say

June 9 - There's a worldwide shortage of donor organs. Some people spend years on a transplant list, and others lose their lives while waiting. But what if we could change that by growing organs? It isn't the premise of a science-fiction movie. Scientists believe they have the knowledge and technology to make this scenario a reality. Researchers are in the very early stages of using adult stem cells to grow human organs. The twist: These human organs are being grown inside animals. Every day, about 22 people in the...

Privileged? Star Athlete Gets Just 6 Months for Brutal Rape

June 8 - Santa Clara County Superior Judge Aaron Persky sentenced 20-year-old Brock Turner to six months in jail for raping an unconscious woman outside a frat party last year. That's right -- only six months! Turner, a former Stanford University swimmer, was convicted of three felonies for the rape that took place on the school's campus in January of 2015. He had faced up to 14 years in prison. But Dan Turner, Brock Turner's dad, wrote a letter to the judge in the case saying jail time is "a steep price to pay for...

What Paul Ryan's National Security Plan Doesn't Address

June 8 - Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is laying out his plans Thursday for immigration and border security. Ryan is expected to propose "high fencing," along with the use of technology and deploying air assets with personnel. The plan will also focus on cyber security. Ryan believes his proposal will help keep out extremists, criminals and drug cartels. The 20-page national security blueprint includes Ryan's approach to handling the Islamic State by relying on the Iraqi military, and arming groups like...

$590M in Zika Money Disappears Into Big Government’s Black Hole

June 8 - In April, the Obama Administration made a great show of moving $590 million in taxpayer funds from an account to fight Ebola over to an account for fighting the Zika threat. Two months later, the Most Transparent Administration in History has no idea where that money went. Oh, by the way, they need another $1.9 billion for Zika, which they once dismissed as the overhyped obsession of Internet crisis junkies. The Washington Examiner notes that Congress is willing to consider more funding for Zika...

Gun Owners of America: Obama Taking Grandpa’s Guns

June 8 - Gun Owners of America (GOA) released a June 7 statement alerting Americans that Obama is trying to take guns from grandparents. GOA makes this assertion based on Obama’s executive gun controls, which include a gun ban for some Social Security beneficiaries, and the actual federal registry announcement showing that an overview of the Social Security gun ban has been “formally published” by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Breitbart News previously reported that the SSA’s overview...

DNC Platform Committee Member: Nobody Should Own a Gun

June 8 - DNC Platform Committee member Bonnie Schaefer says she does not believe “anyone should have a gun.” She said this in a video aired by CSPAN and released on June 8. Schaefer said the focus has to go beyond “keeping the guns out of the hands of mentally ill people and criminals.” She added, “I really don’t personally think anyone should have a gun. That’s just my own philosophy.” The video of Schaefer decrying private gun ownership comes just three days after presumptive Democrat candidate...

NBA Sells Rainbow Shirts to Raise Money for Gay Organization That Instructed High School Students in ‘Fisting’

June 8 - The NBA launched a marketing campaign for 30 shirts bearing rainbow-colored team logos to benefit a controversial homosexual-advocacy group. “In celebration of LGBT Pride Month, we’re excited to announce a new collaboration between the NBA, GLSEN, and Teespring,” the three groups proclaimed. “Beginning on June 7, fans can purchase an exclusive line of Teespring NBA Pride T-shirts featuring the logos of all 30 NBA teams, with all proceeds benefiting GLSEN.”

Illegal Immigrant Brags About Getting Free Ride to University of Texas

June 8 - A student who is an illegal immigrant has received a great deal of pushback for bragging about getting an all tuition paid free ride to the University of Texas. She not only took to Twitter to blow her own horn about her self-accessed “nice legs” and her “13 cords/medals,” “4.5GPA” and Valedictorian status at Crockett High School, she also had to add, “oh and I’m undocumented.” Mayte Lara attended Crockett High School in Austin, Texas, which is named after David “Davy” Crockett. Crockett of course died...

Student Is First Undocumented Immigrant to Get Ph.D From UC Merced

June 8 - Getting a Ph.D is challenging enough. But for Yuriana Aguilar, 26, there was an extra obstacle. Though she has lived in the United States since she was five years old, Aguilar is undocumented. Despite financial difficulties and harsh words from critics, Aguilar became the first undocumented Ph.D recipient at the University of California at Merced last month. It's not clear how many undocumented students before her, if any, have achieved the same level of education in the U.S. Born in Apatzingan, Michoacan...

Paul Nehlen Warns Paul Ryan’s Trade Agenda Will Be ‘Fundamental Undoing of America’

June 8 - On a new campaign website, Paul Ryan’s primary challenger, Wisconsin businessman Paul Nehlen, warns that the Trans-Pacific Partnership “will be the fundamental undoing of America.” On Wednesday, volunteers for Nehlen’s campaign announced the launch of a new website, PaulRyanFiles.com, “dedicated to tracking and exposing the numerous ways in which 18-year incumbent Paul Ryan has betrayed the people of his congressional district, his state, and his...

Great Britain’s Most Outspoken Cardiologist Sets the Record Straight on Saturated Fats

June 5 - Is saturated fat really the health hazard it’s been made out to be? Dr. Aseem Malhotra is an interventional cardiologist consultant in London, U.K., who gained quite a bit of publicity after the publication of his peer-reviewed editorial1 in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) in 2013. In it, he seriously challenges the conventional view on saturated fats, and reviews how recent studies have failed to find any significant association between saturated fat and cardiovascular risk. In fact, Malhotra reports that two-thirds...

Experts Admit Zika Threat Fraud

June 7 - We’re in the midst of prime mosquito season for much of the U.S. While the exact beginning and end of mosquito season are debatable, The Washington Post recently used Google search data to pinpoint the shape of mosquito season in the U.S. Presumably, Google searchers for mosquitoes increase as mosquitoes ramp up their activity in any given area. Using this premise, The Washington Post found that mosquito searchers shoot up in May and increase steadily through July, then drop off...

Low Salt Is Bad for Heart Health

June 8 - The leading cause of heart attacks and stroke in the U.S. is high blood pressure. Recommendations from the American Heart Association (AHA) and other policy makers have been to reduce salt intake in order to control your blood pressure. However, research has not supported this recommendation for everyone. Salt is an ionic compound made of two groups of oppositely charged ions, namely sodium and chloride. Table salt is made of one metal ion (sodium) and one non-metal ion...

June 2, 2016

New Obama scheme could damage 90% of U.S. cars

May 31 - The Environmental Protection Agency wants to raise the amount of biofuels in America’s gasoline once again, but an energy industry executive says the move could severely damage most of the vehicles in the U.S., reduce the amount of energy per gallon and add to the national economic uncertainty. The Obama EPA recently unveiled its proposal for the 2017 Renewable Fuel Standard. The administration says the call for additional biofuels is part of its ongoing effort to reduce dependence upon fossil fuels...

Lebanon: Hezbollah Digging Tunnels Into Israel

June 2 - In marking the 16th anniversary of Israel’s withdrawal from southern Lebanon, the Lebanese newspaper Al-Safir reported that the Hezbollah terrorist militia is busy digging tunnels under the Israeli border in preparation for future conflict. According to the article, the tunnels enable Hezbollah terrorists to attack Israel at a moment’s notice, and include sophisticated ventilation and electrical systems and enough supplies to allow militants to remain in the tunnels for weeks at a time.

Swedish Government Kicks Local Family Out of Home, Gives it to Muslim Migrants

May 31 - A local family in the Swedish city of Lidingö has been ordered by the government to leave their home so that it can be given to migrants arriving from a foreign country. Father of two teenage boys Uffe Rustan received a voicemail from his local municipality telling him he would need to vacate the property by August in order to make way for asylum seekers from the Middle East. “I was evicted from my home over the phone. When I asked for the reason, he said that people come from other countries.

UCLA Shooting: Another Gun Free Zone

June 1 - At least two people were killed during a shooting on UCLA campus today in yet another victim disarmament gun free zone. “A UCLA police spokesperson said officers responded to an engineering lab and asked students to go to a secure location after the campus-wide alert system issued a notification,” reports NBC News. At time of press, the gunman is still on the loose and has not been apprehended. According to California state law, gun ownership is strictly regulated on the campus of UCLA.

Study: More Americans say they have had homosexual sex

June 2 - A growing number of Americans are having homosexual sex, or at least admitting to it. And that's OK with more and more of us. "People over time are reporting more homosexual experiences than ever before," said Brooke Wells, a social psychologist at Widener University's Center for Human Sexuality Studies. The behavioral trend, reflected in an annual survey conducted between 1973 and 2014, was fueled largely by people who had sex with both men and women. There has been little change in the...

Publishing Undercover Videos on Abortion Could Become a Crime in California

June 1 - Planned Parenthood is urging California lawmakers to pass a bill that would make it a crime to publish an undercover recording or video of an interaction with an employee or volunteer at an abortion clinic, The Christian Post reports. Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, D-Los Angeles, author of the bill, received Planned Parenthood's Champion of Choice Award in 2015, according to The Christian Post. The bill was introduced after The Center for Medical Progress' David Daleiden released undercover videos...

Massachusetts House Passes Transgender Rights Bill

June 2 - The bathroom battles are continuing, with the Massachusetts House passing a transgender rights bill. The new ordinance will allow transgender people to use whichever bathroom or locker room they choose. Hundreds of people crowded the House to protest the bill. Critics say sexual predators could make false claims to gain access to women's restrooms. "We're concerned about the safety of our kids," said Rep. James Lyon, R-Andover. "This has nothing to do with transgender. It has to do with the...

ACLU Leader Resigns after Daughters' Experience in Public Bathroom

June 2 - A former state executive director of the ACLU has resigned because her own daughters were frightened when transgendered men entered the women's bathroom. The American Civil Liberties Union has been a champion of transgender bathroom rights. Former director of the Georgia ACLU chapter Maya Dillard Smith says she is resigned after her daughters' experience in a public bathroom. "I have shared my personal experience of having taken my elementary school age daughters into a women's restroom when...

California Poised to Approve Far-Left K-12 Curriculum

June 1 - Though it may seem hard to believe, California is on the verge of approving a K-12 curriculum for public schools that is even further left-leaning than its current program of instruction. If the framework is approved, the shift to far-left curricula will likely spread to other states since textbook companies will be forced to cater first to California’s large population, and then sell those texts nationally. Kurtz, who has expertly sounded the alarm about the leftward shift of the College Board’s new Advanced...

EU Army Is Not a ‘Dangerous Fantasy’, It Is a Frightening Reality

June 2 - Back in 2014 then Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said the idea of an EU military was a “dangerous fantasy”. So how is it that David Cameron has announced the involvement of a Royal Navy warship in Op Sophia, a mission under the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy? Number Ten announced it would seek UN approval to deploy a Navy vessel to turn back boats carrying both migrants and weapons heading from the EU as the summer season for people trafficking commences.

Obama Cites Scripture To Defend School Bathrooms Rule

June 2 - President Barack Obama defended his decision to open up bathrooms to students of both sexes based on preference, citing his religious faith as a reason he decided to do it. “My reading of scripture tells me that that [the] Golden Rule is pretty high up there in terms of my Christian belief,” he said during a town hall in Elkhart, Indiana. Local resident Arvis Dawson questioned Obama during the event, wondering why the president decided to make it such an issue. “What happened and what continues to happen is...

German police arrest migrants plotting major suicide attack

June 2 - Three Syrian men have been arrested in Germany over an alleged plan to launch a suicide attack there for the Islamic State jihadist group, federal prosecutors said Thursday. According to the suspects' plan, two attackers were to detonate suicide vests while the others were to kill passersby with guns and explosives in the western city of Dusseldorf, prosecutors said in a statement. The suspects were identified as 27-year-old Hamza C., 25-year-old Mahood B., and Abd Arahman A. K., 31, who were arrested...

Why the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Are Inappropriate for Most Americans

May 22 - The 2015 to 2020 U.S. Dietary Guidelines were recently published, and while they include some positive changes, they still contain serious flaws as well. In this interview, Nina Teicholz reviews a number of them — a task for which she is particularly suited, considering she's read the entire 571-page guidance report. Teicholz is an investigative journalist and the author of The New York Times bestseller "The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat & Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet." I previously interviewed her...

How Fish Farms Destroy the Ecosystem and Threaten Your Health

May 24 - Fish used to be one of the healthiest foods on the planet, but pollution and farming perversions have made most fish a highly unhealthy food, and some types of farmed fish the most toxic food on the planet. Fish farming, which began about 65 years ago, is considered by many to be one of the least sustainable approaches to farming. This is particularly true when it comes to carnivorous fish like salmon, which feed on other fish. To raise 1 pound of salmon, you need over 2 pounds of wild fish to...

Nearly 30 Percent of U.S. Bees Wiped Out This Winter

May 24 - U.S. bees are in trouble, and, if the latest figures are any indication, the problem is getting worse instead of better. The preliminary results on bee colony losses from 2015 to 2016 were released by The Bee Informed Partnership in collaboration with the Apiary Inspectors of America (AIA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The survey included responses from nearly 6,000 U.S. beekeepers managing about 15 percent of the estimated 2.66 million managed honey-producing colonies in the U.S.

How a High-Fat Diet Helps Starve Cancer

May 30 - In 1931, Dr. Otto Warburg won the Nobel Prize Physiology or Medicine for his discovery that cancer cells have a fundamentally different energy metabolism compared to healthy cells. Most experts consider him to be the greatest biochemist of the 20th century. His lab staff also included Hans Krebs, Ph. D., after whom the Krebs cycle was named. The Krebs cycle refers to the oxidative reduction pathways that occur in the mitochondria. So just how does the metabolic inflexibility of cancer cells differ...

May 19, 2016

12 Signs That A Cloud Of Insanity Has Descended On The Land

May 17 - What in the world is happening to America? Recently, I was asked to describe what we are watching happen to our nation. After thinking about it, I have come to the conclusion that it is almost as if a “cloud of insanity” has descended upon the United States and much of the rest of the western world. From our top leaders on down, people are engaged in incredibly self-destructive behavior and are making extremely irrational decisions. Some would describe it as being given over to a depraved mind...

Hillary Clinton Vows New Gun Grab in Secret Recording

May 17 - A secretly recorded speech at an unknown location features Hillary Clinton vowing to launch a new effort to ban assault weapons if she becomes president. “So I’m going to speak out. I’m going to do everything I can to rally people against this pernicious, corrupting influence of the NRA,” Clinton asserts. “And we’re going to do whatever we can. I’m proud when my husband took them on and we were able to ban assault weapons but he had to put a sunset on it so, 10 years later, of course, Bush...

NYC to Fine Businesses That Don’t Use Correct Gender Pronouns

May 18 - Businesses in New York City face fines under a new law that makes it a violation of someone’s human rights not to use their preferred “gender pronoun”. According to the New York City Commission on Human Rights, employees, landlords and businesses who refuse to refer to transgender people as terms such as “ze” and “hir” will be in violation of the New York City Human Rights Law. Violations include, “Intentional or repeated refusal to use an individual’s preferred name, pronoun or title.

US Army Appoints First Openly Homosexual Leader

May 18 - Eric Manning has been confirmed as secretary of the Army, making him the first openly homosexual leader of a U.S. military service. President Barack Obama nominated Fanning for the position last year, but the voice vote approval came Tuesday after Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., dropped his opposition to Fanning. His confirmation was stalled because of a dispute over the Obama administration's plans to close the facility at Guantanamo and transfer detainees to the U.S. Roberts said Deputy Defense...

Five-Year-Old Girl Suspended for Bringing Bubble Gun to School

May 18 - A five-year-old girl at Southeast Elementary School in Southeast Brighton, Colorado, was suspended on Monday for bringing a bubble gun to school. The toy, which is made of clear plastic and accepts a screw-on can of suds, shoots out a stream of bubbles when a child squeezes the trigger. In explaining the suspension, 5 News described the toy as a “weapon.” The girl’s mother, using the pseudonym “Emma” to protect her privacy, said it was not necessary for the school to do...

Israel set to form 'most right-wing government in history'

May 18 - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looked set on Thursday to form the most right-wing government in Israeli history, with Avigdor Lieberman, a hardliner loathed by Palestinians, expected to become defense minister. Netanyahu aides were in talks with officials of Lieberman's hawkish Yisrael Beitenu party on terms for its entry to the ruling coalition, which would boost its currently wafer-thin majority in parliament. Leaks to the Israeli media from both sides said a deal was close to being finalized.

Mob burns Venezuelan man alive over $5 as justice fails

May 18 - The mob didn't know at first what Roberto Bernal had done, but he was running and that was enough. Dozens of men loitering on the sidewalk next to a supermarket kicked and punched the 42-year-old until he was bloodied and semi-conscious. After all, they had been robbed of cell phones, wallets and motorcycles over the years, and thought Bernal had a criminal's face. Then a stooped, white-haired man trailing behind told them he'd been mugged. The mob went through Bernal's pockets and handed...

Coach fired for praying honored for courage

May 18 - Bremerton High School football coach Joe Kennedy has been honored by the Family Policy Institute of Washington state with its Rosa Parks Courage Award for his principled stand in refusing to discontinue praying at the 50-yard line after football games. Mike Berry, senior counsel for First Liberty Institute, which has defended Kennedy, said it’s “so appropriate that the namesake for this award is Rosa Parks, somebody who exhibited tremendous courage in the face of opposition.

Refugees sending 'suitcases of welfare cash' home to Somalia - FBI 'won't touch it' for fear of offending Muslims

May 18 - Men and women pulling “suitcases full of cash” started showing up at Seattle’s Sea-Tac Airport last year holding tickets for international flights bound for Africa. Transporting large amounts of cash overseas is perfectly legal. But it was who was carrying the money… and where it was going that caught the attention of law enforcement, according to a report by KING 5, the local NBC affiliate for western Washington. Those hauling the cash-laden cases were Somali-Americans who’d come to this...