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August 27, 2014

DOT Proposes Mandating Cars Broadcast Location, Direction and Speed

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 makes...

Farm Couple Fined Thousands for Declining Gay Wedding

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.

Jimmy Carter to Headline Detroit Muslim Convention

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...

Gov. Jerry Brown to Mexican Illegals: 'You're All Welcome in California'

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 interwoven histories...

Florida school district replaces football chaplains with "life coaches"

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...

Nearly 1,100 New Central American Students Join D.C. Area 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...

College cops score defense supplies

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...

Satanic 'black mass' gets green light from U.S. city

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 Center...

Obama Seeking Global Climate Deal Without Congress

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...

Data on Serious Hospital Errors Will Now Be Withheld from the Public

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...

More Pesticides Coming to Our Food

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, 2014

Whistleblower: NSA Goal Is 'Total Population Control'

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...

Parody: Israel Gets Creative With Gaza Problem

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.

Ebola Doc's Condition Downgraded To 'Idiotic'

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...

Cop: ‘If Obama Doesn’t Follow the Constitution, We Don’t Have To’

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...

Pit bull mauls Butler County woman to death

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...

Caught on camera: Boy mauled by dog on South Side

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...

Judge: Sky hasn't fallen in states allowing same-sex marriage

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...

Want Peace? Build the Third Temple, Says Israeli Group

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...

We’re Ready to Rebuild the Temple

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, 2014

University to Offer ‘Gender-Open’ Restrooms

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.”

Homeland Security Agents Raid Home to Seize Land Rover For Violation of EPA Regulations

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...

Crumbling Freedom: Cake Artist Sent to 'Reeducation'

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.

Another One Bites the Dust (31 left): Virginia Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

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.

Obama Thanks Muslims for ‘Building the Very Fabric of Our Nation’

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...

Ebola is a threat to U.K. warns Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond

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 situation, he told BBC News. "At the moment we don't think any British nationals [abroad]...


July 16, 2014

Top 10 Destructive Nutrition Lies Ever Told

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...

NSA's Goal is 'Population Control'

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...

Obama Downplays Muslim Attacks on Christians

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...

Church of England Allows Women Bishops

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...

Researchers warn California groundwater could dry up without proper management

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...

Obama Vows Intelligence Cooperation to Germany's Merkel

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 in...

Texas Sets Goal to Fingerprint Every Resident

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...

Habitable Worlds With Extraterrestrial Life Are Likely Out There

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...

Netanyahu Rebuffs White House 'Withdrawal' Idea with '20 More Gazas' Warning

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...

Deficit to Skyrocket to Historic World War II Highs

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...

Up Next: A Double Whammy of High Unemployment and Inflation

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 9, 2014

Feds Now Running Full Time Transport Service for Illegal Aliens

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...

Los Angeles to Stop Honoring Federal Immigration Detainer Requests

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...

CA Man Prevented from Displaying U.S. Flag Inside Home

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...

UN Pushes for Illegal Immigrants to Be Called Refugees

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.

Washington and Lee University Will No Longer Show Confederate Battle Flags

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...

Hamas unveils bigger, better rocket arsenal against Israel

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...

Roosters' fertility problem hits U.S. chicken supply, lifts prices

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...

More first-time mothers give birth out of wedlock

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...

Administration Official on Illegal Aliens: ‘Jesus Was a Refugee’

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...

Mideasterners pay $50,000 to sneak into U.S.

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...

Bill allowing parole for young offenders advances in Massachusetts

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...

Pope: No-work Sundays good, not just for faithful

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...

Democrats Propose Bill to Overturn Hobby Lobby Ruling

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...

Country That Can't Control Borders Not a Country

July 8 - Conservative commentator Pat Buchanan has slammed President Barack Obama's "inaction" on the immigration crisis while warning that a country that cannot control its borders is no longer a country. While promoting his book "The Greatest Comeback: How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority" on...

Obama Admin Blames Israel for Lack of Peace

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...

Iron Dome racks up 90% success rate so far

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.