Cruz: 'McConnell Led Effort To Keep Planned Parenthood Funding'
Just days after publicly calling the majority leader a liar on the Senate floor, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, has upped the stakes in his war on GOP brass by accusing Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., of spearheading the effort to keep taxpayer funds going to Planned Parenthood
Worker Details Harvesting Baby Body Parts In Latest Planned Parenthood Sting Video
A third video has been released today catching a Planned Parenthood vice president negotiating the sale of aborted babies and attempting to get as much money as possible from the deal
Above The Law
John Kerry: Obama Might Not Follow Law if Congress Blocks Iran Deal
Testifying before Congress this morning, Secretary of State John Kerry refused to pledge to follow the law in the event that Congress rejects the deal he negotiated with Iran.
Clueless In DC
Obama: Guns a Greater Threat Than Terrorism
When Obama spoke to BBC last week he stressed his frustration over not being able to secure more gun control and suggested that the guns outweigh terrorism as a threat to Americans’ safety
Jeb Bush Endorses Unlimited Amnesty In Spanish Telemundo Interview
During a Spanish interview with Telemundo, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush endorsed amnesty for what he referred to as the “11 million” illegal aliens living in the U.S. in defiance of the law.
Oklahoma Court: Ten Commandments Monument At Capitol Must Go
The Oklahoma Supreme Court reaffirmed in a 7-2 decision Monday that a Ten Commandments monument on the state Capitol grounds is unconstitutional and must be removed.
School District Fined $7,500 For Opening Assembly With Prayer
Allowing a school assembly honoring high-achievers to open with a prayer made one Mississippi school district $7,500 poorer - and a student who sued $2,500 richer.
Boy Scouts of America Votes to Allow Gay Scout Leaders
The organization's national executive board, meeting in Texas, concluded that the policy of excluding gay adults "was no longer legally defensible." The decision was approved by 79 percent of the board.
Fellow Republican Launches Bid to Oust Boehner as House Speaker
A House Republican often at odds with John Boehner launched a bid Tuesday to kick the speaker of the house out of his job — an almost unheard-of rebellion but one that has been simmering for months
The Dumbing Down of AmericaGeorge Washington University Drops SAT, ACT Requirement
Dean of Admissions Karen Stroud Felton said in a statement Monday that university administrators were concerned that below-average test scores were leading some otherwise strong students to not apply
Prince Charles Extends Climate Doomsday Deadline By 33 Years
Prince Charles is warning that there are only 35 years left to save the planet from climate disaster, which represents a 33-year extension of his previous deadline.
Our Tax Dollars
Obama Poised To Give Financial Aid To Federal, State Prisoners
More prisoners may soon have access to federal subsidies to pay for college under a new Obama administration initiative, ending a 20-year ban on Pell grants for state and federal prisoners
University Language Guide: The Word ‘American’ Is Offensive
According to a “Bias-Free Language Guide” used by the University of New Hampshire, the word “American” is “problematic” and therefore should not be used.
Cardinals Hire First Female NFL Coach
Jen Welter will work with the team’s inside linebackers throughout training camp and the preseason. It’s believed she is the first female to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL.
Obama: I Could Win A Third Term
Obama told the African Union Tuesday that he felt he had been a “pretty good” president and if he were allowed to run for a third term, he’d probably be victorious.
Trump: I'd "Love" To Have Palin In My Admin In An Official Capacity
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would “love” to have former Alaska Governor and GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in his campaign in an official capacity on Monday’s broadcast of “The Palin Update” on Mama Grizzly Radio.
Homeownership Rate Drops to 63.4%, Lowest Since 1967
The U.S. homeownership rate fell to 63.4 percent in the second quarter of 2015, according to the U.S. Census. That is down from 63.7 percent in the first quarter and from 64.7 percent in the same quarter of 2014. It marks the lowest homeownership rate since 1967
Man Arrested For Shooting Down Drone Over Property
A Hillview man has been arrested after he shot down a drone flying over his property -- but he's not making any apologies for it.
Only 3 New U.S. Banks Opened Since 2010
The U.S. excels at startups, but here's something America isn't starting up these days: banks. Only three new banks have opened in the United States since 2010. Before the financial crisis, over 100 banks set up shop each year, on average
North Carolina Mandates Chicken Registration
The N.C. Department of Agricutlure and Consumer Services issued a statement Wednesday saying it is now requiring all poultry owners, regardless of the number of birds, to register for an NCFarmID number
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Feds Spend $222,172 Studying How Men Look at Women When They Drink
In an effort to limit “male-initiated sexual aggression toward female acquaintances,” researchers at the University of Iowa will analyze the actual eye movements of young men when they are drunk and sober.
New Tech Allows Face Recognition In Utter Darkness
German researchers have developed a new technology that can identify a person in poor lighting or even in absolute darkness thus potentially solving one of the main issues of the modern face recognition systems.
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval @ 48%
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 48% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of Obama's job performance. 50% disapprove
Average US Vehicle Age Hits Record 11.5 Years
In the age of Apple’s CarPlay, a lot of cars on the road still have tape decks. The average vehicle in the U.S. is now a record 11.5 years old, according to consulting firm IHS Automotive, a sign of the increased reliability of today’s vehicles
Priest Shocks Flock By Leaving Wife For Younger Man
An Episcopal priest shocked his Queens congregation recently when he left his wife and married someone else — a much younger man.
New York Post
Man Attempts Selfie With Rattlesnake
Todd Fassler picked a rattlesnake out of the brush and thought he might memorialize the event. The snake had other ideas and bit him.....His medical expenses could be described as expensive.
Kenya Names Its Babies 'Air Force One Obama'
A batch of Kenyan newborn babies will be called 'Air Force One Obama' in honour of US President Barack Obama's visit to the country -- with some mothers evidently hoping their offspring will be future high-flyers
Fla. Landscaper Sentenced For Mowing Over Ducklings
A Florida landscaper was sentenced to a year in jail on Friday after he intentionally ran over a family of ducks with a lawn mower in May, reports CBS affiliate WTSP
Spanish Town Grants Pets Same Rights As Humans
The town, whose population is only about 330, unanimously voted in favor of one very unusual act – to guarantee the town's dogs and cats the same rights as its two-legged citizens.
Picky Bear Drinks 36 Beers, Leaves The Busch For Someone Else
Agents from the department of Fish and Wildlife in Washington found a black bear sleeping off a major buzz, with three dozen empty cans of Rainier beer close by.