Rachel Dolezal’s trans-racial act didn’t play very well in South Africa

Apr 24, 2017

The book tour Rachel Dolezal set out on recently has wound up taking her further than I might have imagined. In fact, she made it all the way to South Africa at the invitation of one Clyde Ramalaine, a former priest who now refers to himself as a “bishop” but actually runs a communications company.…

China’s Credit Excess Is Unlike Anything The World Has Ever Seen

Apr 24, 2017

From a global macroeconomic perspective, we encourage readers to consider that the world is experiencing an extended, rolling process of deflating its credit excesses. It is now simply China’s turn. For context, Japan started deflating their credit bubble in the early 1990s, and has now experienced more than 20 years of deflation and very little…

UC Davis vending machine sells Plan B

Apr 23, 2017

A vending machine has been installed in a study room on the UC Davis campus that offers Plan B, or the morning after pill. It’s called the “Wellness To Go” Machine and it was installed in early April. In addition to Plan B, it offers pregnancy tests, tampons, Advil and condoms. The vending machine is…

Atheist Bill Nye rallies thousands at March of Science for Earth Day

Apr 23, 2017

Bill Nye among demonstrators at ‘March for Science’ in DC Bill Nye, an engineer and educator known as “the science guy” through his appearances on television, spoke to thousands of enthusiastic marchers in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, declaring that science serves everyone and must be for all. “Today we have a great many lawmakers, not…

Abortion boat makes first visit to Mexico

Apr 23, 2017

Free abortions are being provided to Mexican women this week — but not in Mexico. A boat operated by the Dutch organization Women on Waves docked Wednesday in Ixtapa, Guerrero, marking the first visit by the pro-choice group to Mexico. The following day the vessel Aurora set sail with two Mexican women aboard for international…

Cyber Attack Feared As Multiple Cities Hit With Simultaneous Power Grid Failures

Apr 23, 2017

The U.S. power grid appears to have been hit with multiple power outages affecting San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles. Officials report that business, traffic and day-to-day life has come to a standstill in San Francisco, reportedly the worst hit of the three major cities currently experiencing outages. Power companies in all three regions…

Jenner pushes gay agenda on ABC with Diane Sawyer

Apr 23, 2017

Two years ago, the celebrated Olympic hero and famous reality TV show dad then known as Bruce Jenner revealed to the world in an exclusive interview with Diane Sawyer that he had struggled his entire life with gender identity. Now, two years later, Caitlyn Jenner has fully transitioned to living as female. She detailed this…

North Koreans Go Back to Work at Nuclear Site

Apr 23, 2017

North Korea appears to have resumed work at its nuclear test site after a perplexing series of volleyball matches were held there, according to analysts who studied satellite images of the site, renewing concerns that a major weapons test could be imminent. Many observers had feared that North Korea would test a nuclear device at…

UK: 1 In 5 Adults In The UK Can’t Change A Lightbulb, Boil An Egg

Apr 23, 2017

Are you handy enough that if a lightbulb went out in your home you’d be able to change it? Believe it or not, one in five people aren’t so skilled. In fact, a new survey of people in the United Kingdom finds not only do about 20 percent of people not know how to change…

School District schedules Transgender Symposium

Apr 23, 2017

The Bloomfield School District will host a Transgender Symposium at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, in the media center at Bloomfield High School. “Our superintendent [Sal Goncalves] recommended we have a transgender policy last year,” said Nicholas Dotoli, the district’s administration director and general counsel. With guidance from Garden State Equality, New Jersey’s