Obama Administration Bans All Pork Products From Prison Menus
The federal Bureau of Prisons, a subdivision of President Barack Obama's Justice Department, has banished all pork products from the menus in all federal prisons
U.S. Delivers 50 Tons of Ammunition To Syria Rebel Groups
U.S. military cargo planes gave 50 tons of ammunition to rebel groups overnight in northern Syria, using an air drop of 112 pallets as the first step in the Obama Administration's urgent effort to find new ways to support those groups
Always Wrong But Never In Doubt
Obama: Trump Can't Win; I Could Win 3rd Term; America Is Safer
President Barack Obama believes America is safer since he became president, he could win a third term and Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump is a "great publicity-seeker" who will not win the White Hous
No Jail For Bergdahl Upsets Platoon Members
Josh Korder, an ex-U.S. Army sergeant, said Bergdahl should face life imprisonment because he holds him responsible for several deaths that occurred after Bergdahl abandoned his post in 2009, leaving his platoon in Blackfoot Company
Michigan Man Fired Over Confederate Flag
A Michigan man employed at the Hillsdale Bob Evans plant was fired after refusing to remove a Confederate flag from his truck, the Hillsdale Daily News reports
Confederate Flag Supporters Indicted Under Georgia Terrorism Law
A Georgia grand jury formally charged 15 members of a group supporting the Confederate flag on terror charges following a July confrontation with a black family who was celebrating a child’s birthday, according to an indictment released Monday.
School Axes Halloween To Avoid Offending Students
Children in one Connecticut town almost found themselves all dressed up for Halloween with no place to go, after the district banned parades for fear they would exclude kids who didn't want to take part in the celebration.
Lie To Me - Again
Obama Tells ‘60 Minutes’ Hillary Clinton Made Email ‘Mistake’
Obama on Sunday called Hillary Rodham Clinton’s use of a private email server “a mistake,” but said it had not endangered national security and had been “ginned-up” into a political attack by Republicans eager to keep her from being president
New York Times
41 New Sanctuary Cities In Just 4 Months
In July, there were 276 sanctuary cities and counties. Now there are 340, according to a new report by the Center for Immigration Studies citing data from the Department of Homeland Security.
EPA Spends Millions on Military-Style Weapons
The Environmental Protection Agency has spent millions of dollars over the last decade on military-style weapons to arm its 200 “special agents” to fight environmental crime.
RAF Given Green Light To Shoot Down Hostile Russian Jets In Syria
As relations between the West and Russia steadily deteriorate, Royal Air Force (RAF) pilots have been given the go-ahead to shoot down Russian military jets when flying missions over Syria and Iraq, if they are endangered by them
International Business Times
The Tyranny of Political Correctness
Clemson University Apologizes For Serving Mexican Food
Clemson University issued an apology to students on Thursday after what appears to be a small group of students were offended by an annual Mexican cuisine event put on by university dining services
Army Leader Raises Specter of Drafting Women
Integrating women into combat will eventually force lawmakers to have an "emotional discussion and debate" about whether women should also be part of the draft, the Army secretary said Monday.
Obama: Biden One of ‘Finest’ Vice President in History
“I think Joe will go down as one of the finest vice presidents in history, and one of the more consequential,” Obama said in an interview on “60 Minutes” on Sunday.
US Army To Roll Out 'Powerful' New Lasers On The Battlefield
If you're not familiar with the ATHENA system, all you really need to know is that Lockheed has been working on it for the past few years, and demonstrated its power a few months ago by disabling a truck with it
School Forces Twin Girls To Remove Air Force Jackets
A Texas school district threatened to punish two patriotic sisters who refused to remove hoodie-style jackets emblazoned with the U.S. Air Force logo.
Gov. Brown Approves Automatic (Drivers License) Voter Registration For Californians
Targeting California’s recent record-low voter turnout, Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday signed a measure that would eventually allow Californians to be automatically registered to vote when they go the the DMV to obtain or renew a driver’s license.
Los Angeles Times
New Law to Prohibit Schools From Using 'Redskins' As Team Name or Mascot
California became the first state in the nation to pass a law prohibiting public schools from using the term "Redskins" as a team name or mascot.
Los Angeles Times
Campbell's Defends 'Star Wars' Commercial With Gay Fathers
A new commercial from Camden-based Campbell's Soup Company features two fathers feeding their son 'Star Wars'-themed soup has come under fire from critics, but the company says it was creating a real reflection of the American family in the contemporary United State
For 1st Time, MIT's Free Online Classes Can Lead To Degree
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has offered free online courses for the last four years with one major downside: They didn't count toward a degree. That's about to change
San Francisco Chronicle
Million Man March Speaker Leads Chant of ‘Down, Down USA'
Crowds gathered at the Million Man March in Washington, D.C. were led in a “down, down USA” chant Saturday morning by a female speaker.
Playboy Will Stop Publishing Nude Photos of Women
Playboy will no longer publish photos of nude women as part of a redesign of the decades-old magazine, according to a news report Monday.
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval @ 46%
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 46% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of Obama's job performance. 53% disapprove
Potentially Game-Changing Oil Reserves Discovered In Israel
After Israel complained for years that it was surrounded by oil-rich states but didn’t have a drop within its own borders, it appears there’s a big-time turnaround with the announcement Wednesday that massive oil reserves have been located in the Golan Heights
More Elite Idiocy
Paris Fashion Week: Models Wear Each Other
An American designer's fashion show featuring women wearing their fellow models like backpacks has put it in the running for the title of most bizarre ever.
Falling Gas Prices Means No Social Security Increase In 2016
For just the third time in 40 years, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect no increase in benefits next year, unwelcome news for more than one-fifth of the nation's population.
Hog-Nosed Shrew Rat Is 'Exciting' New Species
A new species of rat has been discovered on an island in Indonesia. The previously unknown hog-nosed shrew rat (Hyorhinomys stuempkei) was found in a remote and mountainous region of Sulawesi Island
Memo To Couch Potatos
'Exercise In A Bottle' May Soon Be Reality
Australian experts have carried out 'breakthrough' research which they say could pave the way for drugs to mimic the benefits of exercise in the body to be created.
Memo To Environmentalists
There's a New Species Taking Over At Chernobyl
A new study on animals in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone shows what once looked something like a wasteland is now packed with elk, roe deer, red deer, wild boar, and wolves.