January 20 - In advance of the State of the Union, the
Republican National Committee is pointing out some of the most
negative aspects of President Obama’s past six years. Tuesday
the RNC dispatched a compilation of statistics to the media,
making up what it calling “Obama’s Union By The Numbers.” For
January 20 - On January 12,
Breitbart News reported that action film star Liam Neeson
stood in front of a poster of himself holding a handgun for
Taken 3, and cursed America’s pro-gun culture. Reacting to
the terror attacks in Paris he said, “There are too many
[bleeping] guns out there, especially in America.”
January 20 - An Arkansas policy prohibiting inmates
from having beards violated the religious rights of a prisoner
who had wanted to grow one in accordance with his Muslim
beliefs, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday. The
justices, on a 9-0 vote in a closely watched case involving
prisoner Gregory Holt, rejected...
January 20 - Radar developed to allow the U.S. military
to see into homes has spread to police departments, USA Today
At least 50 law enforcement agencies, including the FBI
and the U.S. Marshals Service, are using the handheld Range-R
devices. The newspaper said some began using them more than...
January 20 - When diet sodas were first introduced to
the general public in the middle of the twentieth century,
they seemed like the best new thing in food since sliced
bread. The idea was that you could drink sodas without
counting calories and worrying about weight gain. According to
the University of Texas, 59 percent...
January 20 - The government's health insurance website
is quietly sending consumers' personal data to private
companies that specialize in advertising and analyzing
Internet data for performance and marketing, The Associated
Press has learned. The scope of what is disclosed or how it
might be used was not immediately...
January 14 - Israel’s outspoken embassy in Ireland this
week again stirred the pot with a post to its Twitter feed
reminding Europe that the Jewish state had warned it about
failing to take seriously enough the threat of radical Islam.
The post, which featured the Mona Lisa in Muslim head garb and
holding what appears to be a missile...
January 19 - Desperate students are still taking to
Twitter to reveal the horrors of school lunch under First Lady
Michelle Obama’s rules, including empty chicken nuggets and
complaints that meals taste like “prison food.” While the U.S.
Department of Agriculture (USDA)
raves about “locally sourced chicken sandwiches” that
January 21 - Boys who are circumcised before the age of
five are more likely to develop autism, a study has suggested.
Autism is a disability that affects people's communication and
behaviour and, according to the paper published in the Journal
of the Royal Society of Medicine in January, circumcised boys
are more likely...
January 18 - The U.S. Supreme Court will tackle the
issue of gay marriage this term. At issue, can states refuse
gay marriage and can states refuse to recognize gay marriages
from other states? The justices said Friday they will review
an appellate ruling that upheld bans on same-sex unions in
four states. Kentucky, Michigan...
January 17 - High school students in Arizona must meet
a new requirement before they graduate: they have to pass the
U.S. citizenship test. The state legislature quickly passed
the bill Thursday. Gov. Doug Ducey signed it later that
evening, making Arizona the first state to enact such a
January 13 - Action movie star Liam Neeson is being
accused of lacking brains and “rank hypocrisy” for his
comments blasting gun ownership in America – while making a
career appearing in movies featuring … guns. “The rank
hypocrisy of an actor who uses guns in his films and attacks
gun ownership at the same time is way over...
January 14 - An Alabama middle school principal sent a
letter to parents saying she wants to arm students with canned
food "as a result of school shootings." Principal Priscilla
Holley of W.F. Burns Middle School in Valley sent a letter
home to parents explaining she wants each student to have an
8-ounce canned food item handy...
January 14 - Hundreds of supporters of Atlanta fire
chief rallied at Georgia’s state Capitol Tuesday to protest
what they call his unjust persecution. Fire Chief Kevin
Cochran was suspended and then fired for writing a book that
describes homosexuality as perversion. At Tuesday’s rally,
Cochran said his termination sent a message...
January 14 - A gun dealer in Hawkins, Wisconsin says
the federal government forced the Heritage Credit Union to
close his recently opened bank account because he’s in the
business of legally selling guns. Mike Schuetz, the owner of
Hawkins Guns LLC, a firearms store that sells both guns and
ammunition, has audio tapes...
January 14 - In a stunning Tuesday report, Gallup CEO
and Chairman Jim Clifton revealed that “for the first time in
35 years, American business deaths now outnumber business
births.” Clifton says for the past six years since 2008,
employer business startups have fallen below the business
failure rate, spurring what he calls...
January 10 - The featured documentary by Earth Focus,1
an environmental investigative news magazine, reveals the
toxic sides of the shrimp and smart phone industries.
Aquaculture promotes itself as a sustainable solution to
overfishing. But in reality, seafood farms cause as many
problems as they solve, and may even be...
January 5 - An "imaginary meal" pill is the latest
weapon developed by scientists to fight obesity. The pill
tricks the body into thinking it has consumed a large amount
of calories – as if you have just eaten a substantial meal. In
early tests on mice it effectively halted weight gain, lowered
cholesterol, controlled blood sugar, and reduced...
January 8 - The
Douglas County School District in Colorado, under fire for
saying that schoolgirls might have to cover up from head to
ankle for a field trip to a Muslim mosque, has confirmed that
such Shariah requirements will be enforced on the outing.
“Students who choose to attend the [Rocky Heights Middle
January 5 - A 17-year-old girl with cancer is in an
unprecedented legal battle with the state of Connecticut as
the Department of Children and Families removed her from her
home and forced the teen to receive chemotherapy. The girl
being identified as “Cassandra C.” in court papers was
diagnosed with cancer in September...
January 7 - Nepal will issue passports to sexual
minorities, adding a third gender category, an official said
on Wednesday in a sign of the conservative Hindu-majority
country becoming more liberal since the end of a decade-long
civil war. The Himalayan nation's lesbian, gay, bisexual and
transgender (LGBT) people are identified as either...
January 6 - The Federal Communications Commission is in
the middle of a high-stakes decision that could raise taxes
for close to 90 percent of Americans. The commission is
considering whether to reclassify broadband as a
telecommunications service and, in doing so, Washington would
trigger new taxes and fees at the state...
January 8 - It was January 2014 and I was sitting on
the beach in Malibu looking out at the seemingly endless
Pacific Ocean, ebbing and flowing. I had just begun a personal
project of challenging my lifelong assumption that God exists.
You see, I had been a Seventh-day Adventist pastor for 19
resigned from my...
January 8 - From the Middle East to sub-Saharan Africa,
Christians are enduring attacks for their faith like never
before. "The persecution of Christians is real, it is
horrifically violent often, and it is spreading at
unprecedented rate in modern times," said Dr. David Curry,
president of Open Doors, a group that monitors religious...
January 6 - Faculty at Harvard University are being
given a dose of their own medicine in the form of higher
healthcare costs, thanks to Obamacare. Harvard healthcare
experts advised President Barack Obama, giving him some of the
ideas that were implemented in his Affordable Care Act. But
the The New York Times reports the...
January 8 - A Washington judge says the state can bring
a consumer protection lawsuit against a florist who refused to
provide flowers for a gay wedding. Benton County Superior
Court Judge Alex Ekstrom ruled Wednesday that Barronelle
Stutzman, the owner of Arlene's Flowers in Richland,
Washington, can be held...
January 7 - The
FBI’s December figures show 2.3 million background checks
for gun purchasers were conducted in one month alone. That is
an increase of nearly 300,000 from the number of background
checks conducted in December 2013.
Breitbart News previously reported that on Black Friday
alone there were nearly...
January 8 - In the wake of the January 7 armed
terrorist attack in Paris, real estate tycoon and social
commentator Donald Trump said the attack proved the truth of
the maxim, “When guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have
Breitbart News previously reported that three men armed
with AK-47s charged into Charlie...
January 8 - The nine justices of the Supreme Court, who
opted in October not to take up the issue of state bans on gay
marriage, are set to meet behind closed doors on Friday to
consider once again whether to hear any cases on the
contentious issue. The court has five cases pending concerning
same-sex marriage prohibitions...
January 1 - Same sex couples in Florida will be able to
be legally married beginning next week, making Florida the
36th state with legal gay marriage. There's been a lot of
confusion over whether same sex couples could actually get
married beginning Jan. 6 because of an extensive legal
wrangling that's been going on for months over...
January 1 - A new report by the Pew Forum is shedding
light on the religious landscape in America and researchers
say they're seeing a major shift. Findings show that more than
one-quarter of American adults have left the faith in which
they were raised in favor of another religion or no religion
at all. The survey also finds that the number...
December 30 - This new year millions of taxpayers will
face steep fines if they were uninsured in 2014. The coming
year is the first year all taxpayers must report to the IRS
whether they had health insurance for the previous year as
required under Obamacare. Those who were uninsured will face
fines, unless they qualify for one...
January 1 - The Gatestone Institute has produced a
comprehensive review of the growth of Islam and Islamism in
Britain during 2014. Breaking down all the major events by
month, senior fellow Soeren Kern says that Britain is becoming
increasingly Islamised, and the process shows no signs of
slowing down. The Muslim population...
December 31 - Angela Merkel will use her televised new
year’s eve address tonight to call on Germans to reject the
Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamisation of Europe (PEGIDA)
movement, remarking it “goes without saying” that Germany
should accept mass immigration and refugees from the third
world without questioning it.
December 31 - On New Year’s Day, California will
implement new restrictions on firearms sales, limiting the
types of weapons residents can purchase from a gun dealer.
Until 2015, CA allowed dealers to make changes to a
semi-automatic handgun so that it would only fire a single
shot. This allowed dealers stuck with semi-autos not on...
December 31 - A Middle East with no Israel? That’s what
students in that region of the world will see when they open
their new world atlases as provided by the American-based
mega-corporation HarperCollins. And apparently this batch of
maps did not come from the company’s fiction department. The
Telegraph of London...
December 31 - On Jan. 1, 1802, the people of Cheshire,
Massachusetts, sent a giant block of cheese to President
Thomas Jefferson, being presented by the famous Baptist
preacher, John Leland. John Leland was then invited to preach
to the president and Congress in the U.S. Capitol. The subject
of his talk was...
December 31 - The pace of agencies issuing new rules
and regulations has hit a record high under President Obama,
whose administration’s rules have filled 468,500 pages in the
Federal Register. And, according to the Competitive
Enterprise Institute, the president is poised to unleash
another 2,375 new rules on...
December 31 - Washington state officials are being sued
to stop them from enforcing a new gun law adopted by voters in
November after donations of tens of millions of dollars from
some of the wealthiest men in the world, including former New
York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Microsoft’s Bill Gates. The
December 30 - A year ago this New Year’s Eve,
John Filippidis of Florida was driving south with his
family on Interstate 95 when the Maryland Transportation
Authority Police pulled over his black Ford Expedition and
proceeded to raid it while his twins, wife and daughter looked
on — separated in the back seats of different police...
December 30 - The federal government shipped nearly
4,000 more assault rifles to local law enforcement agencies in
the three months following the Ferguson riots, marking a huge
surge in the amount of lethal firearms being doled out to
police and sheriff’s offices. The Ferguson riots drew
attention and criticism to the massive...
December 30 - It’s not quite a gift from God but,
politically, it may be the next best thing. President Obama
increasingly is finding a key policy ally in the Vatican, with
Pope Francis standing virtually shoulder to shoulder with the
White House on income inequality and a historic diplomatic
reboot with communist
Cuba. The pontiff...
December 25 - The fast developing and deadly tick-borne
virus that killed a man in Kansas has been identified. The
virus is so deadly that doctors were barely able to keep up
with the symptoms. The disease is now being called the Bourbon
Virus–named after the Kansas County where the patient
contracted the virus.
December 23 - A federal judge on Tuesday threw out a
lawsuit brought against Barack Obama by an Arizona police
chief who called the U.S. president's sweeping immigration
reforms unconstitutional, saying the plaintiff lacked legal
standing in the case. Judge Beryl Howell of the U.S. District
Court for the District of Columbia...
December 23 - The Obama administration is cramming like
a college student trying to study for a final exam, publishing
more than 1,200 new regulations in the last 15 days alone,
according to data from Regulations.gov. Energy and
environment rules are the biggest category, with 139 published
by the federal government in the last...
December 23 - Hunters, hold your fire — the
Environmental Protection Agency won't regulate your bullets. A
federal appeals court denied a lawsuit Tuesday by
environmental groups that the EPA must use the Toxic
Substances Control Act regulate lead used in shells and
cartridges. "We agree with EPA that it lacks...
December 24 - The Israeli military said it deployed
tank fire and an airstrike on targets in Gaza after its troops
came under attack by Palestinian snipers as they were on
patrol on the Israeli side of the border. It said it
"immediately responded" to the Palestinian shooting attack on
Wednesday. The Islamic militant group Hamas that...
December 24 - The death toll from Ebola in the three
West Africa countries hardest hit by the epidemic has risen to
7,573 out of 19,463 confirmed cases recorded there to date,
the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday. Sierra
Leone has the most cases, 9,004, while Liberia has the highest
December 24 - A mishap at a Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention in Atlanta may have exposed a lab worker to to
the Ebola virus. The CDC said the incident happened after an
Ebola sample researchers were working on in a high-security
lab was mistakenly transferred to a lower-security lab on the