February 26 - The FCC approved robust rules of the road
for the Internet on Thursday, a move that supporters believe
will prevent conglomerates from consolidating control over the
flow of online content, but that critics characterize as a
huge regulatory overreach. The FCC's approach is one favored
by many public interest...
February 24 - The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) put a
somewhat humorous spin on a very serious training exercise
this week, asking members of the Air Force cyber unit “Ofek”
to disrupt and sabotage fictitious invading alien spacecraft.
The Jerusalem Post reports on the
exercise, noting that it was part of increased
efforts to train...
February 26 - European officials say that Saudi Arabia
is just as concerned as Israel over the details of the nuclear
agreement the Obama Administration is currently negotiating
with Iran, and is even prepared to facilitate an Israeli
airstrike on Iran’s nuclear facilities, should it come to
that. “The Saudis have declared their readiness...
February 24 - It’s better to be lucky than good.
President Obama, who arrived promising to heal the planet and
halt the rising seas, instead presided over a fossil-fuel
renaissance in America. If you were unemployed and found a
decent job in Obama’s economy, there’s a good chance it was a
fracking job. If things are...
February 26 - The District of Columbia defied threats
from Congress and moved forward Thursday with legalizing
possession of marijuana after a voter-approved initiative.
Despite last-minute maneuvers by Republican leaders in
Congress and threats that city leaders could face prison time,
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said the city...
February 26 - Dallas Mavericks owner and investor Mark
Cuban predicted that proposed FCC Internet regulations will
end up impacting TV and “your TV as you know it is over” on
Thursday’s “Squawk Alley” on CNBC. Cuban began by predicting
“the courts will rule the Internet for the next however many
February 26 - It’s starting. As promised, President
Obama is using executive actions to impose gun control on the
nation, targeting the top-selling rifle in the country, the
AR-15 style semi-automatic, with a ban on one of the most-used
AR bullets by sportsmen and target shooters. The Bureau of
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and...
February 24 - The new generation of “maker” tools like
3-D printers and milling machines promises to let anyone make
prosthetic limbs to
firearms—in the privacy and convenience of his or her own
home. But first, those tools have to get to customers’ homes.
That’s going to be difficult for at least one...
February 25 - In what some are calling a “sickening”
display of anti-Semitism, the student government at UCLA
interrogated a young student about the fact she is Jewish, and
nearly scrapped her acceptance to its group because of her
religious heritage. Student Rachel Beyda this month applied to
be a member of the...
February 25 - A New Hampshire man who was handcuffed
and arrested for speaking his mind at a local school board
meeting last year has filed a lawsuit against the police,
alleging violations of his civil rights. The criminal charges
against William Baer of Gilford, New Hampshire, were tossed
out of court by Belknap County...
February 19 - A procedure called ERCP, or endoscopic
retrograde cholangiopancreatography, which uses a specialized
endoscope to deal with ailments of the digestive system, has
unwittingly introduced a superbug called CRE, or carbapenem-resistant
Enterobacteriaceae, into at least two patients at UCLA’s...
February 18 - During last summer’s border crisis,
left-wing and mainstream media outlets
mocked Americans who were concerned that illegal
immigrants may be carrying disease like Tuberculosis. But in a
story downplaying the measles threat from Mexico and Central
America, the Los Angeles Times
February 19 - The Obama administration has no shame
whatsoever about its denialist approach to radical Islamic
terror. Rather than admit that its conference on “violent
extremism” was, at best, window-dressing after the
embarrassment of avoiding the Paris anti-terror march, it is
attempting to turn political correctness into...
February 17 - Dec. 26, 2014, was strike three for
Pamela Weldin. The day after Christmas, Weldin, of Minatare,
Neb., had logged on to Facebook to find a message from a
friend of hers. Included in the note was a link to an
article from the Omaha World-Herald announcing that
CoOportunity Health, a nonprofit health...
February 17 - Amid concerns potential terrorists can
take advantage of the U.S. refugee quota for Syrians, it may
be instructive to recall the family of Dzhokhar and Tamerlan
Tsarnaev, the brothers who carried out the Boston Marathon
bombing, were granted political asylum in the U.S. under a
WND reported last...
February 18 - What's known as Ash Wednesday marked the
beginning of Lent -- the 40-day period observed by many
Christians in preparation for Easter -- but some churches
across the United States this year catered to worshippers
on-the-go with a drive-thru service. In New Orleans, the
Munholland United Methodist Church operated...
February 18 - A Texas judge ruled the state's ban on
same sex marriage is unconstitutional, adding to the growing
number of rulings striking down bans nationwide. Travis County
Probate Judge Guy Herman ruled as part of an estate dispute in
which a woman sought to have her 8-year relationship with her
late partner ruled as...
February 11 - For the first time ever, real federal tax
revenues topped $1 trillion in the first four months of the
fiscal year--October through January--according to data
released Wednesday by the U.S Treasury. Federal tax revenues
hit a record $1,046,224,000,000 for fiscal year 2015 through
January, according to the Monthly...
February 12 - A comprehensive survey of U.S. Census
data finds that the nuclear American family, where both
biological parents are at home, is in meltdown, with blacks
teens being hit especially hard with less than 2-in-10
15-17-year-olds living with mom and dad. The survey from the
Family Research Council’s Marriage and...
February 11 - On Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge
Reed O’Connor ruled that the federal interstate handgun sales
ban is unconstitutional.
Bretibart News previously reported that this ban was
implemented after Congress passed Gun Control Act of 1968 (GCA),
which was signed into law by Lyndon Baines Johnson in the
February 10 - Gun owners and self-defense advocates are
lauding a rare victory in which a Texas grand jury has refused
to indict a homeowner for shooting and killing a police
officer who entered his home unannounced in the middle of the
night. The homeowner, Henry Magee, 28, said he thought the
officers who broke through his...
February 10 - Drive into tiny Conoy Township, Pa., and
you'll see the standard "welcome" sign, but it also comes with
a warning: "THIS IS NOT A GUN FREE ZONE." The signs are meant
to alert criminals to the fact that many people in the rural
Pennsylvania town of 3,000 are armed. A dozen have been
installed so far and three more...
February 11 - A Florida high school student was
disciplined after a national atheist organization took offense
when he concluded the morning announcements by saying “God
Bless America.” A spokesperson for the Nassau County School
District told me the student at Yulee High School deviated
from the approved script...
February 11 -
John Koskinen told
Congress on Wednesday that even illegal immigrants who
didn’t pay taxes will be able to claim back-refunds once they
get Social Security numbers under President Obama’s temporary
deportation amnesty. The revelation — which contradicts what
Congress last week...
February 10 - A bad deal on Iranian nukes would be so
catastrophic to global security that presidential resistance
to a related speech – by the leader of an allied democracy,
who may be the greatest expert on the issue – should leave
everyone speechless. The Obama administration’s outraged
accusation that Israeli Prime...
February 12 - The Muslim populations of England and
Wales almost doubled in the space of a decade, a new report
said, adding evidence to the changing make up of British
society. An analysis of 2011 Census data for the Muslim
Council of Britain (MCB) showed the number of Muslims rose by
more than a million from 1.5million...
February 12 - A homeless man who was shot and killed by
officers at a busy intersection had thrown multiple rocks,
hitting two officers, and had refused to put down other
stones, authorities said Wednesday. Officers used a stun gun
on the man, but it had no effect, Pasco Police Chief Bob
Metzger said at a news...
February 11 - McDonalds, a poster child for the average
fast food diet, has yet again been exposed for selling foods
containing far more hazardous ingredients to American
customers. Repeatedly, we find that processed foods—which are
bad enough even without added chemicals—contain far more
hazardous ingredients in the...
February 10 - There have been hundreds of media stories
published in the U.S. and around the world since Jan. 14,
2015, the day after it was first reported that visitors to
Disneyland got measles and presumably infected other people in
California, Washington, Utah, and Colorado. Like wildfire, the
story spread globally even...
February 10 - U.S. Right to Know – a new nonprofit
released a new report on Big Food’s PR campaign to defend
GMOs: how it manipulated the media, public opinion and
politics with sleazy tactics, bought science and PR spin.
Since 2012, the agrichemical and food industries have mounted
a complex, multifaceted...
February 5 - The federal government is taking an
unprecedented step to regulate the Internet, just like they do
to phone services. The Federal Communications Commission
announced Wednesday they're pushing ahead with plans to
implement a policy called net neutrality. Supporters of the
move say the government needs...
February 5 - A man who was detained for more than 20
hours by the Transportation Security Administration is suing
the agency. Architect Roger Vanderklok said he was arrested in
2013 after asking TSA workers at the Philadelphia airport how
to file a complaint. Vanderklok said he then spent nearly a
day in a holding cell...
February 5 - A group of Muslims in northern Texas has
created what may be the first official Shariah law system in
the U.S. The Shariah tribunal in Irving, Texas, is trying to
assure Americans they're not planning to follow the type of
Shariah law practiced in Muslim countries. In those places,
severe punishments are common...
February 4 - In January 2013, Sean Penn criticized
personal firearms as “cowardly killing machines” and sold all
his guns in order that they might be rendered inoperable. In
2015 he is starring in The Gunman, a soon-to-released
film by the makers of the Taken series, and one in
which Penn relies on guns to save himself and his...
February 5 - House Democrats, knowing their primary
allegiance is to Barack Obama, met Wednesday with Israeli
officials in an attempt to forestall Israeli Prime Minister
Benjamin Netanyahu’s scheduled speech to Congress about a
nuclear Iran. Two meetings were held; one featured Jewish
Democrats in the office of Rep. Steve Israel...
February 5 - As millions of Americans brace for tax
season, the Internal Revenue Service is requesting a $2
billion boost to its budget and 9,000 new employees as it
prepares to enforce Obamacare’s tax provisions. President
Obama released his $4 trillion budget proposal for fiscal year
2016 this week, which includes $13.9 billion for...
February 5 - The White House is not revealing the names
of the people who attended a meeting of American Muslim
leaders with President Barack Obama, Breitbart reported. The
president's office said the Wednesday meeting covered "a range
of domestic and foreign policy issues," including Obamacare,
February 5 - Jordanian fighter pilots carried out
devastating sorties against ISIS early Thursday, making good
on their king's vow of vengeance for the horrific burning
death of a captured airman -- whose hometown the jets buzzed
triumphantly after the mission. Reports from the Middle East
said the latest strikes killed 55...
January 31 - The Monarch butterfly population in North
America is in serious trouble. Their numbers are shrinking at
a staggering rate because so much of their habitat, the
milkweed plant, has been destroyed by destruction of
grasslands for the purpose of growing pesticide resistant corn
and soy. Milkweeds are critical to...
January 28 - On January 26, USA Today released an
interview with Kevin Costner in which the actor talked about
owning guns for himself and enjoying them, but hoping for
“stricter” gun control to be implemented. Costner was being
interviewed for his soon-to-be released film, Black or White.
In the interview, USA Today...
January 28 - Breitbart Texas confirmed Tuesday that “an
Islamic Tribunal using Sharia law” is indeed operating in
Texas. But not to worry: an attorney for the tribunal assures
us that participation is “voluntary,” and one of the Sharia
judges, Dr. Taher El-badawi, says it’s devoted only to
“non-binding dispute resolution.” This is how...
January 28 - In the five months since Hot Springs,
Arkansas, gun range owner Jan Morgan banned Muslims from her
facilities, she has seen business quadruple. She has also
faced threats and the prospect of lawsuits, which so far, have
not materialized. Morgan owns Gun Cave Indoor Firing Range.
January 29 - A Senior European politician has caused
outrage by calling for computers to be fitted in all European
cars as part of an EU wide road pricing system. Transport
Commissioner Violeta Bulc said the current system which is
decided by national parliaments was “a burden on car drivers
and an obstacle to their mobility...
January 28 - A Soros-funded group arguing to replace
the U.S. passport with a North American passport appears ready
to take up the mantle of championing the concept of a European
Union-style regional government to supersede the sovereignty
of the United States, Mexico and Canada, fulfilling the dream
of the late...
January 23 - HIV is spreading at a dangerous rate in
nations around the Black Sea, passing a record 100,000 new
cases yearly. Hotspots for the HIV rise are Ukraine and Russia
- two countries facing economic crisis and armed conflict,
factors which could provoke a further surge in the virus.
Smaller countries in the...
January 28 - The world has entered an era of “peak
food” production with an array of staples from corn and rice
to wheat and chicken slowing in growth – with potentially
disastrous consequences for feeding the planet. New research
finds that the supply of 21 staples, such as eggs, meat,
vegetables and soybeans is already...