Month: June 2020

A Black Lives Matter TikTok video by Harvard Senior Claira Janover in which she threatens to stab and watch bleed out “the next person who has the sheer nerve, the sheer entitled caucasity to say ‘all lives matter’” went viral Tuesday in spite of a disclaimer Janover posted under the video stating “for legal reasons
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New York Times hack reporter Paul Krugman, who once proclaimed that markets would “never recover” after Trump’s election victory, posted a bizarre tweet earlier this year on the child porn found on his phone. Mike Cernovich wrote about this fishy story earlier I’ve seen a lot in my life – stuff I hope others don’t.
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St. Louis homeowner and attorney Mark McCloskey appeared on CNN Tuesday evening to discuss his confrontation with Black Lives Matter militants who broke through a gate onto a private street in his neighborhood. A livestream of the militant mob clearly shows they entered through a gate into a private community. Mark McCloskey and his wife
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In the latest of many cynical and highly political moves, the House of Representatives last week passed a measure that would transform the District of Columbia and make it the 51st state. “D.C.,” as it is often abbreviated by locals, is already a “state.” It is a state of corruption, crime, and dysfunction. The only reason
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1. Reason: These Women Received a Death Sentence for Being Sick In Prison Hazel McGary is one of three inmates identified by Reason who have died from alleged medical neglect since 2018 at FCI Aliceville. Numerous current and former inmates, as well as their families, say in interviews, desperate letters, and lawsuits, that women inside
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(Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) It took a century and a half, but the Supreme Court finally rejected the Blaine amendments. The Court’s decision in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue is a victory for religious believers, schoolchildren, poor and working-class parents, and the rule of law. It is a loss only for bigots, militant secularists, and the
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Politico has a warning for President Donald Trump. There’s echoes of electoral doom for Trump in their Monday story, “A Sun Belt time bomb threatens Trump’s reelection.” The explosion of Covid-19 cases in Sun Belt states is becoming another albatross for President Donald Trump’s reelection hopes — and creating a new opening for Joe Biden and
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(SARINYAPINNGAM/iStock/Getty Images Plus) I posted something yesterday on some of the challenges — to use too mild a word — that are looming for retirees, about-to-be retirees, and pension funds from an ultra-low-interest-rate environment that, thanks in no small part to central-bank involvement, has persisted for years and is likely to continue for quite a
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A man walks past a Huawei logo at the International Consumer Electronics Expo in Beijing in 2019. (Thomas Peter/Reuters) The Federal Communications Commission has formally designated two technology giants closely connected to the Chinese Communist regime as national-security threats to the integrity of telecommunications networks and the communications supply chain. The designation applies to Huawei
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Today, the Supreme Court reaffirmed what most Americans no doubt take for granted, that the Constitution prohibits religious discrimination. The 5-4 divide among the justices in Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, however, shows that religious freedom is not fully secure in America. Different state and local governments have developed “school choice” programs that make
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As the United States and the world embark on fraught conversations about race, history, law enforcement, and the underpinnings of our very civilization, Ayaan Hirsi Ali joins Peter Robinson for an enlightening conversation. A refugee from Africa, Hirsi Ali fled to Europe to escape an arranged marriage, becoming an activist, (now former) member of the
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People visit the Alien Research Center in Hiko, Nevada, September 19, 2019. (Jim Urquhart) UFOs are back on legislators’ radar. What sounds like a tinfoil-hat topic has actually sparked debates among American national-security leaders. On June 17th, The Senate Intelligence Committee presented the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 which included a provision for
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SDOT [Seattle Department of Transportation] crews on Tuesday morning finally removed barricades from Seattle’s CHAZ/CHOP with heavy machinery after two confirmed murders in the “autonomous zone.” Seattle police showed up to CHOP just in case the protesters gave the crews any trouble. The crews worked quickly to remove the barricades. WATCH: TRENDING: HUGE: Per His
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Forbes unpublished an article Monday in which an environmental activist apologized for scaring people about climate change. Michael Shellenberger’s article was originally published by Forbes Sunday, but was taken down one day later. Shellenberger, who is the founder and president of Environmental Progress, decried “climate alarmism” in the article, which he posted on his website
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The Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., June 11, 2018 (Erin Schaff/Reuters) Montana parents like Randi Meyer had something to celebrate Tuesday. In Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, the Supreme Court toppled a barrier that for more than a century has handicapped Catholic schools in Montana and other states and discriminated against parents like Randi searching for
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How tilted are the liberal “fact checkers” at PolitiFact? They threw no flags at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi insisting in a radio interview last Tuesday that congressional Republicans were “trying to get away with murder….the murder of George Floyd.” Which Republican congressman killed George Floyd?  But PolitiFact ruled Pelosi was “Mostly True” in a different interview
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Harvard University, November 16, 2012 (Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters) Harvard has announced it will lift a blacklist on unrecognized single-sex student organizations, including fraternities and sororities, following the Supreme Court’s ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County. That ruling decided that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects gay or transgender employees from discrimination due
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In his recent remarks about the challenges that China presents to free societies, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo offered a strong defense of democracy and freedom.  Speaking to an audience of business leaders and policymakers around the globe at the Copenhagen Democracy Summit, Pompeo underscored that the choice confronting today’s world is “between freedom and
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