Oct 24, 2016


Christian bakers lose appeal in Ireland over ‘gay cake’

Oct 24, 2016

The Christian owners of a Northern Ireland bakery have lost their appeal against a ruling that their refusal to make a “gay cake” was discriminatory. Appeal court judges said that, under law, the bakers were not allowed to provide a service only to people who agreed with their religious beliefs. Two years ago, the family-run…


DePaul University forbids College Republicans’ posting of ‘Unborn Lives Matter’ poster

Oct 24, 2016

Last week, Scott Jaschik (Inside Higher Ed) reported: DePaul University has ordered the campus Republican group to redesign posters that read “Unborn Lives Matter” if the organization wants permission to post them on campus. … The Reverend Dennis H. Holtschneider, president at DePaul, released a statement in which he said that the Republicans banner “provokes…


The NFL Is in Decline

Oct 24, 2016

The game wasn’t much fun to watch. It was one of those blowouts with things pretty much settled long before the fourth quarter was over. There were the usual penalties, with the officials meeting to discuss whodunit and what to call. These provided opportunities for what are described by the announcers as a “break in…


Sweden places ban on flying camera drones without surveillance permits

Oct 24, 2016

The Supreme Administrative Court of Sweden just ruled that camera drones qualify as surveillance cameras and require a permit under Sweden’s camera surveillance laws. The ruling requires owners to cough up a sizable fee in order to get their equipment off the ground, and paying to start the process is no guarantee a citizen will…


Muslim Janet Jackson wearing full Islamic dress since announcing pregnancy

Oct 24, 2016

Singer Janet Jackson was this week spotted in public for the first time since announcing her pregnancy – wear full Islamic dress. The star is believed to have become a Muslim after marrying Qatari billionaire Wissam Al Manna, 41, in 2012. Our exclusive pictures show the couple looking relaxed and happy as they shopped in…


Atheists upset with football teams hosting after-school baptisms off school property

Oct 23, 2016

One sunny afternoon last month, Newton High School football coach Ryan Smith gave his players a different sort of pep talk. “This world’s gonna give you a version of what a man is,” Smith told the players. “Scripture provides a totally separate entity of what a man is.” Pointing to one of the teens, Smith…


Huma on Hillary’s $12M Morocco fiasco: ‘She created this mess and she knows it’

Oct 23, 2016

Hillary Clinton solicited a $12 million donation from a government that her State Department considered corrupt, then realized the “mess” it would cause in her presidential run, a newly leaked ­email reveals. King Mohammed VI of Morocco agreed to give the money to the Clinton Foundation, provided that it held a convention in his country…


Wisconsin man who traveled to Turkey and Syria in 2014 pleads guilty to supporting ISIS

Oct 23, 2016

A Wisconsin man who had traveled to Turkey and Syria in 2014 to join the Islamic State militant group has pleaded guilty of attempting to support to a terrorist organization, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. Joshua Van Haften, 34, of Madison, Wisconsin, admitted that he was fully aware that the group, also known…


UN Set to Appoint Global LGBT Advocate

Oct 23, 2016

The LGBT agenda is gaining traction at the United Nations, as the international organization prepares to vote on appointing an “independent expert” on preventing violence and discrimination. The post, created in July by the UN’s Human Rights Council, will come before the General Assembly for a final vote in November. The appointment will last three…


Obama Blames ‘Far-Right Media’ for ‘Pumping Out All Kinds of Crazy Toxic Stuff’

Oct 23, 2016

President Barack Obama is again complaining about conservative media, accusing it of creating candidate Donald Trump. “Trump didn’t come out of nowhere now,” Obama said during a campaign speech in Miami. “For years, Republican politicians and far-right media outlets had just been pumping out all kinds of toxic, crazy stuff.” Obama employed a straw man…


Cuban officials and Communist Party members can now get U.S. money

Oct 23, 2016

With little fanfare, the U.S. government recently amended regulations to allow Cuban government officials and members of the Communist Party to benefit from the softening of sanctions, including receiving cash remittances and other perks. The new beneficiaries include members of the Cuban Ministry of the Interior (MININT), the Central Committee of the Communist Party (PCC)…