News of the Week for January 31st, 2016
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HHS didn’t check homes before giving migrant kids to traffickers
Health and Human Services delivered over at least six migrant children from Guatemala into the hands of human traffickers without visiting the homes where they would live or verifying any family connection to them, a Senate committee has found.
European Leaders Crack Down On Gun Owners To Save Immigrants, Themselves
Europe’s failed socialist leaders are arguing that they’re attempting to make Europe a safer place with their new push to disarm their civilian populations even more, but we all better
Flower Shell Lets You Plant Seeds Using a 12-Gauge Shotgun
Flower Shell is a 12-gauge shotgun shell that is loaded with flower seeds instead of shot. When paired with a shotgun, Flower Shell can be used to forcefully scatter seeds or blast them into the ground. Flower Shell was designed by Per Cromwell of Studio Total, a Swedish innovation studio. Cromwell is raising funds for the project on Indiegogo.
300 Scientists Want NOAA To Stop Hiding Its Global Warming Data
Hundreds of scientists sent a letter to lawmakers Thursday warning National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists may have violated federal laws when they published a 2015 study purporting to eliminate the 15-year “hiatus” in global warming from the temperature record.
Bill Nye Wants NASCAR to Convert to Electric Cars to Save the World
Do scientists like Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Bill Nye realize they are making fools of themselves when they delve into subjects they know little or nothing about?
Mystery Divergence? There’s a strange gap between temperatures measured by satellites and on the surface
Right now there is a very odd divergence of satellite and surface thermometers. It started about two years ago.
Government in Healthcare
A different kind of doctor’s office: Patients pay directly, keeping insurance out of it
Billing at her office works like this: Patients between 18 and 49 years old pay $60 a month. The fee covers unlimited office visits, urgent care services and an annual physical. It costs $15 a month to add a child.
British mother accused of taking her toddler son to Syria to join ISIS claims she “made a mistake” by going to live under the terror group
Tareena Shakil fled to Syria after telling family she was going on holiday
ISIS Buying Viagra, “Kinky Underwear,” and 1-9 Yr Old Slave Girls to Perform “Brutal, Abnormal Sex Acts”
ISIS fighters are “buying strange underwear for their women,” desperately searching for “blue pills in order to increase their strength to have more sex” [Viagra,] and are subjecting their wives to “brutal, abnormal” sex acts, according to a report by local doctors.
Rest easy: hundreds of DHS badges, guns, phones go missing
If you were up to no good and looking to cause a bit of mayhem – particularly at the border – think of some of the tools you might like to get hold of. Explosives and weapons are a given, natch. But what if you could get your hands on some honest to goodness credentials making it look like you were a federal law enforcement official?
Syrian rebel fighters filmed carrying out public flogging of three men accused of harassing women in Idlib
The three men are accused of harassing women in rebel-held city of Idlib
Boko Haram Jihadis Burn Children Alive, Slay Over 100 Villagers in Nigeria Massacre
In one of their most heinous massacres to date, militants from the radical Islamist Boko Haram group slaughtered over a hundred victims in a village in northeast Nigeria Saturday night, including a number of children whom they burned alive.
Harris grand jury indicts pair behind Planned Parenthood videos
A Harris County grand jury investigating allegations that a Planned Parenthood clinic in Houston illegally sold the tissue of aborted fetuses has cleared the organization of wrongdoing and instead indicted two anti-abortion activists behind the undercover videos that sparked the probe.
Melissa Click has been charged with class C or 3rd degree assault for her actions during the #Mizzou protests
Melissa Click was captured on video attempting to force reporters out of protest space
Conservative Artist Crashes Bernie Sanders Art Exhibit with “Free Sh*t” Signs
Conservative artist Sabo crashed the exhibition Friday night before Sanders was going to deliver a speech to the Socialist crowd.
UCSB to coddle students, faculty with “MICRO-AFFIRMING spaces” workshop
The school will host a workshop to help students and faculty with “identifying and challenging micro-aggressions in higher education.”
The 411 On Iowa Caucus Night
Here’s what the Iowa caucus-goers are like who reportedly will hand Donald Trump a win on February 1.
Houston grand jury investigates Planned Parenthood, indicts … activists
Talk about shooting the messengers! Or at the very least, taking aim at them. A Houston grand jury investigated the activities exposed in the undercover videos from the Center for Medical Progress that showed Planned Parenthood executives haggling over the price of bodies and organs from abortions in their clinics, and decided to punish … the people who exposed it.
Feds Spend $80,000 to See What Effect Spaceflight Has on Herpes
“Deep sequence analysis” of various strains of the herpes virus
Georgia legislator: Adopt due process protections or forget about your budget
A Georgia legislator responsible for appropriating state funds to colleges and universities is threatening to halt budget discussions with his state’s schools unless they adopt basic due process protections for accused students.
College Students Take Stand Against Indoctrination
“Only in an atmosphere of debate can we learn to learn and not learn to conform.”
Panel discussion prompts UCLA professors to admit truths about diversity courses
A panel discussion at UCLA on Saturday held to mark the one-year anniversary of the university’s mandatory diversity course requirement prompted professors to acknowledge and bemoan some of the struggles they face in teaching their various courses.
NYC Councilwoman: Too Many Asians In Housing Projects
Brooklyn City Councilwoman, Laurie Cumbo has identified a big problem when it comes to public housing in New York City. Too many damn Asians!
Rep. Mia Love wants to limit congressional bills to one subject at a time
Rep. Mia Love wants to crack down on Congress dumping controversial legislation into unrelated, must-pass bills in the middle of the night.
U of Oregon Debates Removing MLK Quote For Not Being Inclusive Enough
Student leaders at the University of Oregon debated removing a quote from Martin Luther King Jr. from its student center, arguing that the quote was not inclusive enough for modern understandings of diversity.
Militants supporter says Ammon Bundy in custody
Two people have been shot and Ammon Bundy is in custody, according to a YouTube live stream report by Pete Santilli, who was speaking outside a hospital in Burns.
Feds Propose Removing “He” and “She” from Regulation to “Avoid the Gender Binary”
Labor Department adds “transgender status, gender identity” to workplace discrimination list
How the FBI Could Force DOJ to Prosecute Hillary Clinton
Could the Hillary Clinton e-mail saga end with FBI Director James Comey resigning in protest?
Students nation-wide to attend four-day, university funded white privilege bash
Schools across the country are offering course credit and paying for students to attend “The White Privilege Conference.”
Estimate: Common Core To Cost California Nearly $10 Billion, Nation $80 Billion
Common Core’s rollout costs were projected at $17 billion. California’s actual spending suggests taxpayers will pay more than four times that.
I Criticized Black Lives Matter In My High School Newspaper And Got Death Threats
The culture of micro-aggressions, safe spaces, and political correctness many of us lament arises not from a vacuum, but from the high school classroom.
Bernie Sanders, The Bum Who Wants Your Money
An angry radical and agitator who never accomplished much of anything.
California AG Threatens Non-Profit Donors’ First Amendment Rights
California Attorney General Kamala Harris is being deluged with requests from non-profit officials to withdraw her “unconstitutional” demand for public disclosure of donor names because it creates a “back door” around the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United.
This Oregon Woman Was Just Fired From Her Job For Being Pro-Life
“Fighty-eight million children have lost their lives since 1973. Losing a job in my stand for their right to life was a small price to pay.”
GOP Debate’s Islamic-Advocate Questioner Also Is A Bernie Sanders Supporter
The Islamic advocate and fashion-blogger invited by Google and Fox to question the GOP’s 2016 candidates at the Jan. 28 debate is also a supporter of far-left 2016 candidate, Democrat Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
#OregonStandoff Ends: Massive Government Convoy Descends on Refuge; Militiamen Taken Away
It looks like the remaining militia members have agreed to surrender.
Official: Some Clinton emails “too damaging” to release
The intelligence community has now deemed some of Hillary Clinton’s emails “too damaging” to national security to release under any circumstances, according to a U.S. government official close to the ongoing review. A second source, who was not authorized to speak on the record, backed up the finding.
College students given five-step checklist on how to kiss without committing sexual assault
On Thursday, the University of Southern California’s student government hosted a “Consent Carnival” that aimed to teach students how to properly hook-up under the “yes means yes” state law that requires so-called affirmative consent throughout any sexual encounter.
Data: Karl Marx is the most assigned economist at U.S. Colleges
Everyone knows that the foundation of a good education is reading, writing, arithmetic — and communism?
University forces students to wear Fitbits and punishes them for not exercising enough
Students wanted an easier way to log their mandatory exercise
“Anti-capitalist” campus co-op faces shutdown because renters refuse to pay rent
Call it dwell-and-dash.
Wash. U paper wants to know if students prefer “face-sitting” or “69”
An anonymous “sex survey” asks students to divulge their sexual histories, favorite sex positions, and preferred sex toys.
Married father of young children facing 20 years in jail for downloading child porn walks from from court as New York judge lashes out at “harsh sentences”
Father-of-five, 52, collected images of girls as young as three being abused
Body of woman, 2 live monkeys found in Florida hotel room
Authorities say the body of a woman was found along with two live monkeys in a hotel room in southwest Florida.
The “Magic Number” That Could Decide Trump vs. Cruz in Iowa
135,000. That’s the “magic number” to watch Monday night as Republican caucus-goers gather around the Hawkeye State to choose their presidential nominee, according to data collected and analyzed by numerous GOP campaign officials.
Man Jailed for Unregistered Cat
Dan Smith insists the cat in question isn’t his, but rather a feral cat that his estranged wife would feed.
Trump: Unlike Cruz, “I Have a Heart,” I’ll Enact Universal Health Coverage
In an interview this morning on This Week, Donald Trump cited his desire to “help people” as the reason he favors government-funded universal health coverage. Unlike Ted Cruz, Trump said, “I have a heart.”
San Francisco police recite pledge to root out intolerance
San Francisco police officers are being asked to combat racism in the ranks and take a pledge to turn in colleagues displaying intolerant behavior, such as slurs and jokes targeting people of color, gays and women.
Iowa Ground War: Ted Cruz’s High-Tech Machine Versus Donald Trump’s Secret Army
Billionaire Donald Trump, the frontrunner for the GOP nomination this year who’s duking it out with his closest challenger Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), may have built a statewide army in Iowa that nobody in the national media has tracked.
Lawsuits Claim Disney Colluded to Replace U.S. Workers With Immigrants
Even after Leo Perrero was laid off a year ago from his technology job at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. — and spent his final months there training a temporary immigrant from India to do his work — he still hoped to find a new position in the vast entertainment company.
What a ball pen tells us about China’s manufacturing weakness
Premier Li Keqiang recently made a shocking revelation about the industrial capabilities of China on national television: despite the fact that the country is widely known as the “world’s factory” and produces everything from iPhones, aircraft carriers, high-speed railways to spacecraft, until now there is not a single manufacturer in China that is able to produce the tiny rotating ball fitted to the tip of a ball pen that disperses ink as you write.
Bank of Japan surprises with negative interest rate
The Bank of Japan on Friday introduced a negative interest rate policy, a move aimed at boosting a stumbling economic recovery and warding off deflation. Markets jumped on the intervention.
U.S. GDP fizzles in the fourth quarter
The economy bogged down at the end of 2015, raising questions about whether U.S. growth is losing momentum.
Venezuela is on the brink of a complete economic collapse
The only question now is whether Venezuela’s government or economy will completely collapse first.
Danish teen fought off her attacker – now she’ll face fine
A 17-year-old girl who was physically and sexually attacked in Sønderborg will herself face charges for using pepper spray to fend off her assailant.
Sweden: Cops Attempting To Rescue 10 Yr Old Rape Victim Flee Attack By Muslim “Refugees”
The police had brought a dog, and it was the only thing that enabled them to get through among Muslim men in the room.
Germany bans far-right Internet platform, arrests 2
The German government on Wednesday banned a far-right Internet platform that it accused of spreading “racist, xenophobic, anti-Semitic, homophobic and anti-Islamic content,” and federal prosecutors said two people were arrested.
“European Values”: Watch What You Write
In rare instances, Dutch police are knocking on social media users’ doors and asking them to be careful writing posts about refugees that could lead to real-life violence and, ultimately, to charges of online incitement. One example is Mark Jongeneel, a small business owner in the small city of Sliedrecht who tweeted his reaction to asylum plans in his city.
“Hundreds” of rapes “hidden” by Danish police
Police statistics have hidden a huge number of reports of rape, with as many as 700 per year being filed incorrectly.
Swiss government proposes paying everyone £1,700 a month whether they work or not in a bid to end poverty.. but insists most people will still want to get a job
Swiss residents to vote on referendum to guarantee basic monthly income
Sharia law may stop MPs drinking: Bars will be banned if politicians move to Department of Health – because of secret deal to finance Islamic bond scheme
Department of Health building is governed by the body of Islamic law
“Rape Culture” Feminists Won’t Mention
Darian Lee Winfield was arrested Jan. 8 as a suspect in “a series of sexual assaults and home invasions” in Detroit.
Because Boys and Girls Are Different
Just a quick rant here, to fill the void while I’m working on something else: Why do feminists, on the one hand, claim that there are no natural differences between male and female and yet, on the other hand, constantly criticize men for typical masculine behavior? The answer seems obvious to me, after months of reading radical feminist gender theory — and scrolling through the endless madness of Feminist Tumblr — and what bothers me is that the fundamental problem is seldom stated directly, either by feminists or their critics.
Mass migration gives Sweden male gender imbalance worse than China
“The country now has 123 boys for every 100 girls”
2016 Election About Insurgency, Not Ideology
The election is not about ideology, not about issues, it’s about insurgency,: noted Democrat pollster Pat Caddell told Breitbart News Network editor-in-chief Alexander Marlow.
Women Run The Home Better Than Men Do
You think it’s hard out in the world? Try staying at home and keeping things running.
Truth Wins, Feminists Lose
In 2012, Canadian feminist Stephanie Guthrie (@amirightfolks on Twitter) decided to ruin Greg Elliott’s life, because (a) she didn’t like him and (b) he disagreed with her. Friday, after subjecting Mr. Elliott to a three-year ordeal, Ms. Guthrie’s destructive vendetta reached its final conclusion of failure in a Toronto courtroom.
The New Sexual World Order Is So Confusing
I would like to get on the right side of history regarding sex and gender, but I can’t figure out where it is.
Still support him, Trumproids?
We already know Donald Trump is a statist dick weasel. What, with his love for eminent domain that allows him to use the courts to line his own pockets, his desire to control parts of the Internet, his intention to force Apple to move production to the United States, his refusal to rule out registering people based on their religion, and his insistence that Americans can be deprived of their rights without due process, is there really much more proof that’s needed here?
5 Times Trump Told You He Loves Big Government
Donald Trump wants to “make America great again” by imposing his will on everybody. Don’t believe me? He says so himself.
What Happens If Trump Wins?
The Republican Party is in big trouble
Democrats, Feminists and Other Liars
Let’s begin with something that should be obvious, but which has seldom been stated explicitly: There is no objective reason for the recent upsurge of radical feminism in the United States. However bad sexism is today, it is not worse than it was five years ago or 10 years ago. In fact, there is abundant evidence that women in American today face much less discrimination than at any previous point in our history.
Advertisers now portray men the way they portrayed women in the 1950s: as either dumb or pretty
“Modern men: brainless, buffed bimbos, they can’t put up a shelf to save their lives, they’re too thick to even do the laundry or look after the kids, but – oi, oi! – they don’t half look good in budgie-smugglers! Come on, boys, get yer pecs out for the girls!”
“Girl Meets World” Star Might Want to Meet a Biology Textbook
Tumblr, a mecca for liberal SJW (social justice warriors), lists dozens of user-generated “genders” created on their blogging site. If it wasn’t so scary to see what passes for politically correct thinking in the millennial generation, some of the examples would be downright hysterical. Okay, I take that back, they are hysterical.
How America Can Capitalize On Europe’s Implosion
The same factors that are destroying Europe are at work in the United States, but their downfall can once again be our opportunity to arise.
It’s dangerous and wrong to tell all children they’re “gender fluid”
What started as a baffling skirmish on the wilder shores of victim culture has now turned into something more menacing
SCIENCE!!! “Personality is a capitalist construct”
I guess all those thousands of years prior to “capitalism” people just bumped around without personalities …
5 Ridiculous Passages From The Wizards Of Political Correctness
The first wave of political correctness laid the blueprint for the insidious cultural relativism of contemporary P.C.
The Gregory Alan Elliott Verdict Is the Stalingrad of Free Speech
On the January 22, the era of social justice ascendancy on the web came to a battered, exhausted halt. Gregory Alan Elliott, a Toronto artist who was dragged through the Canadian criminal justice system for the “crime” of disagreeing with feminists on Twitter, was declared innocent.
Meritocracy: Will Harvard Become Free and Fair?
As many of you already know, I recently launched the “Free Harvard/Fair Harvard” campaign, aimed at electing a slate of five candidates to the Harvard Board of Overseers on a platform of (1) increasing the transparency of today’s opaque and abuse-ridden admissions process and (2) immediately eliminating undergraduate tuition as being unnecessary given the huge size of the endowment.
Why Western Civilization Needs Heroes
A new book argues that a lack of cultural confidence destroying society, and if we want to save ourselves we need start believing in heroism again.
Borders, Immigrants and Invaders
Back when I was giving birth to second son (when I gave birth to first son, it took too long and I don’t remember most of it) I went to that hyper rational, coolly detached place I go when I start getting drunk. And I realized with blinding clarity that birth pain was necessary. If we didn’t have that, what would it mean is that women might genuinely forget that they’d given birth. So evolutionarily, birth pain serves a purpose.