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  • On the Larry Elder National Radio Show to talk about the Left’s Fact Checking Machine

    03/15/2018 3:52:34 PM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 2 replies
    Dr. John Lott was on Larry Elder’s national radio show to talk about the Left’s Fact Checking Machine.
  • Norfolk Republicans' meeting devolves into angry dispute, prompting a call to police

    03/07/2018 5:47:48 AM PST · by Sam_Damon · 16 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | March 5, 2018 | Bill Bartel
    Highlights of Norfolk Republicans’ Saturday breakfast meeting: yelling, angry obscenities, pushing, shoving, threats of fisticuffs, cops being called and the restaurant owner permanently banning the group. “It was ridiculous,” acknowledged Tom Cherry, Norfolk GOP chairman who leaves the post in April and was at the center of the fracas. “It kind of got uncivil. ... I’m over this. It’s like gutter politics.”
  • Texas woman who falsely claimed black men raped her pleads guilty to felony charges

    03/01/2018 2:39:53 PM PST · by Simon Green · 45 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 02/26/18 | Elizabeth Elizalde
    A Texas woman who lied to police that three black men raped her pleaded guilty to felony charges last week. Breana Harmon was found guilty of tampering with evidence and documents Thursday after making up the March 8, 2017, story about her alleged abduction, according to KSAT-TV. Harmon’s fiancé reported her missing that same day after finding her car abandoned when he returned to their Denison home. She told police three men wearing ski masks kidnaped her and then raped her in a wooded area. Before that, she walked into a church wearing a shirt, bra and underwear claiming she...
  • No Racial Quotas in Special Education

    02/14/2018 5:44:18 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 9 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | February 13, 2018 | Jason L. Riley
    The Trump administration spent much of its first year blocking or delaying its predecessor’s regulations. Thankfully, that work continues apace in year two. Any day now, look for the Education Department to halt implementation of an Obama -era rule on racial disparities in special education that was set to take full effect in July. Black students are more likely than white students to be placed in special-education classes, and the Obama administration attributed the disparity (along with nearly every black-white gap) to racial bias. Thus in late 2016, weeks before leaving office, Obama officials issued a rule that threatened school...
  • High school science fair project questioning African American intelligence sparks outrage

    02/10/2018 9:06:09 AM PST · by vox humana · 203 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 2/10/2018 | Diana Lambert and Anita Chabria
    Students, parents and staff at C.K. McClatchy High School are upset over a science fair project by a student in its elite magnet program that questioned whether certain races of people lack the intelligence to handle the program’s academically challenging coursework. Read more here:
  • Black Lives Matter: Philadelphia Super Bowl Riots Reaction ‘Glaring Example of White Privilege’

    02/05/2018 8:57:28 AM PST · by C19fan · 40 replies
    Newsweek ^ | February 5, 2018 | Chantal da Silva
    In the aftermath of the chaos that erupted in Philadelphia as Eagles fans tore through the streets celebrating their Super Bowl victory, many could not help but notice the difference in how the public and officials reacted to riots by fans compared to those prompted by civil unrest.
  • North Carolina father-daughter couple arrested for incest after having love child

    02/04/2018 4:54:09 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 58 replies
    Steven Pladl, 42, of Knightdale, and Katie Pladl, 20, were arrested Jan. 27, WNCN-TV reported, citing "warrants." They have also been charged with adultery and contributing to delinquency. The maximum sentence for the incest charge is 10 years in prison.  The child, a boy, was born in September, the station reported. Steven Pladl was released on a $1 million bond. Katie Pladl’s bond is also $1 million but as of last week she was still being held in a North Carolina jail. They appeared in court last week. The charges were brought in Virginia where authorities believe the relationship began.
  • Nutella 'riots' spread across France

    01/25/2018 5:45:53 PM PST · by Michael.SF. · 63 replies
    MSN News ^ | Jan 25, 2018 | BBC News
    A discount on Nutella has led to violent scenes in a chain of French supermarkets, as shoppers jostled to grab a bargain on the sweet spread. Intermarché supermarkets offered a 70% discount on Nutella, bringing the price down from €4.50 (£3.90) to €1.40. But police were called when people began fighting and pushing one another They are like animals. A woman had her hair pulled, an elderly lady took a box on her head, another had a bloody hand," one customer told French media. A member of staff at one Intermarché shop in central France told the regional newspaper Le...
  • Kim Wall 'tortured' before being killed on homemade submarine, cops say

    01/23/2018 8:49:17 AM PST · by servo1969 · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1-23-2018 | Travis Fedschun
    The Swedish journalist who was last seen alive boarding a homemade submarine in August was tied up and tortured by a Danish inventor who then murdered her, according to an indictment released Tuesday. Danish prosecutors said inventor Peter Madsen planned Kim Wall's murder by bringing a saw, screwdrivers, strips and pipes, which were used to hit, cut and stab the 30-year-old while she was alive, according to the indictment obtained by Reuters. ******* Madsen and Wall had gone on a trip in Madsen's submarine on Aug. 10. Wall, who was working on a story about Madsen, was last seen aboard...
  • Diamond and Silk tell Democrats: 'This is not Burger King, you can't have everything your way'

    01/19/2018 8:33:12 AM PST · by huldah1776 · 18 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | Jan 19, 2018 | Anna Giaritelli
    Conservative Internet pundits Diamond and Silk slammed congressional Democrats for negotiating on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program with a mentality comparable to Burger King's old slogan "have it your way." "I understand that they are so keen on DACA. But listen, this is not Burger King, you can't have everything your way. You gonna have to come to the table. You have to negotiate," Lynnette Hardaway, also known as Diamond, told Fox News Friday.
  • Tech firm creates robot that bests humans in reading comprehension

    01/15/2018 11:56:11 AM PST · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 42 replies
    Scope News ^ | 1.15.18 | Chris Agee
    Chinese technology conglomerate Alibaba has recently tested a new artificial intelligence network that outperformed humans in reading and comprehending text. The robot was asked each of the 100,000 questions comprising the comprehension test, according to Bloomberg. Its 82.44 score narrowly bested the 83.304 achieved by human subjects.
  • Tonya Harding Would Like Her Apology Now

    01/10/2018 7:19:40 AM PST · by simpson96 · 78 replies
    New York Times ^ | 1/10/2018 | Taffy Brodesser-Akner
    BATTLE GROUND, Wash. —Tonya Harding’s name isn’t Tonya Harding anymore. “My name is Tonya Price,” she said, when she saw me taking notes. In 2010, she had just returned home to Washington from Los Angeles,(snip) She was having drinks with a friend when she spotted one Joe Price, a heating and air-conditioning worker, on the karaoke stage. He was singing “Great Balls of Fire.” “I’m going, damn, he’s got beautiful eyes,” she said. “I mean the eyes are the center to your soul, O.K.? You might have a nice butt, but I want to see the eyes.” Within weeks she...
  • NFL Heiress Allegedly Attacked Man with Her Purse and Used Anti-Semitic Slurs on New Year's Eve

    01/04/2018 12:43:10 PM PST · by simpson96 · 49 replies
    People ^ | 1/4/2018 | Stephanie Petit
    The socialite daughter of former Washington Redskins owner Jack Kent Cooke was arrested Wednesday following an altercation on New Year’s Eve, where she allegedly left a man bloodied after hitting him with her purse. The New York Police Department confirmed to PEOPLE that Jacqueline Kent Cooke, 29, was charged with second-degree assault. The incident took place at a restaurant on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, when Cooke allegedly made an anti-Semitic remark in the coat check line, police said. Andrew T. Miltenberg, a lawyer for alleged victim Matthew Haberkorn, tells PEOPLE that Cooke allegedly said words to the effect...
  • Japanese Parents Locked Daughter in Room for 15 Years Until She Died: Police

    12/28/2017 12:02:26 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    ktla ^ | 12/28/2017
    The daughter, 33, weighed less than 42 pounds — about the average weight of a 4-year-old — when her body was discovered Saturday, police said. She appeared to have died from exposure to the cold, police said. The couple, who live in Osaka, kept their daughter in an unheated structure next to their house, according to police. The room measured about 39 square feet and the pair locked it from the outside, police said. Her parents fed the woman one meal a day and forced her to drink water through a tube, police said. The couple, who were arrested Tuesday...
  • Eating Fish Weekly Raises IQ By Almost 5 Points In Children, Study Finds

    12/24/2017 2:27:39 PM PST · by blam · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12-24-1017
    A study by a research team from the University of Pennsylvania found that eating fish at least once a week can raise children’s IQ by nearly 5 points in the Wechsler Intelligence Scale. The study was conducted last month among 541 Chinese children between the ages of 9 and 11. The children answered questionnaires about how often they had eaten fish in the past four weeks and the options ranged from “never” to “at least once a week.” The findings showed that those who eat fish once a week scored 4.8 points higher on the IQ test than those who...
  • Serial killer Todd Kohlhepp claims to have more victims (SC)

    12/12/2017 1:51:54 PM PST · by Gamecock · 22 replies ^ | Dec 11, 2017 | Daniel J. Gross
    Convicted serial killer Todd Kohlhepp, in a letter to the Herald-Journal, said he has more victims who have not been discovered. The FBI has a pending investigation, but a spokesman would not comment further on the matter. “We can’t comment specifically on what we’re doing, other than what I’ve said before — that we have a pending investigation,” said Don Wood, chief division council with the bureau’s field office in Columbia. Earlier this year, Kohlhepp, 46, was convicted of killing seven people and was handed seven life sentences plus 60 years in prison. He was arrested in November 2016 after...
  • ha! black conservative drops a truth bomb about racism in america

    12/09/2017 6:54:33 AM PST · by x1stcav · 14 replies
    twitchy ^ | 12/9/17 | Candace Owens
    Vlogger Candace Owens posted a video about racism in America. She focused primarily on how the Left abuses the word “racist” and “racism” as a means of controlling African American Voters. The Left says everything in racist so that blacks won’t think twice about voting for a Republican. Her analysis is SPOT ON.
  • Two 20-yr-old black Republicans win elections in ‘blue state’ (Connecticut - video)

    11/11/2017 9:24:47 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 33 replies
    DML News ^ | 11/11/2017 | ANNETA GRIFFEE
    Two 20-year-old college juniors, who have been best friends since middle school, are believed to have become the youngest black Republicans to ever be elected to public office in Connecticut. Ed Ford Jr. and Tyrell Brown both become passionate about politics at a young age, and served as president and vice-president of student government during their senior year of high school. In Tuesday’s elections, they each won a seat in public office, with Ford winning a spot on the Middletown school board, where he attended school, and Brown being elected to the Middletown Planning and Zoning Commission, WTNH News8 reports....
  • ...Male rape victims of Jeffrey Dahmer - one of America's most notorious serial killers - reveal...

    11/11/2017 10:12:50 AM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Nov. 11, 2017 | James Gordon For
    FULL TITLE: 'I thought about killing him, I thought about killing myself': Male rape victims of Jeffrey Dahmer - one of America's most notorious serial killers - reveal why he stopped short of murdering them Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer has been dead for more than 23 years, but the murders and dismemberments of the 17 boys and men he killed, and sometimes ate, still haunt the living today. Two men have given interviews to reveal Dahmer raped them during his military service, are now speaking out about the murderer who they call a 'sociopath.' Preston Davis was 20 years old...
  • Billionaire CEO of SoftBank: Robots will have an IQ of 10,000 in 30 years

    10/26/2017 9:23:51 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 33 replies
    cnbc ^ | 4:54 PM ET Wed, 25 Oct 2017 | Catherine Clifford
    The idea of machine learning becoming smarter than the human brain is often referred to as the "singularity." When exactly this will happen is oft-debated among the tech community. "Singularity is the concept that [mankind's] brain will be surpassed, this is the tipping point, crossing point, that artificial intelligence, computer intelligence surpass [mankind's] brain and that is happening in this century for sure. I would say there is no more debate, no more doubt," Son says. Son is particularly aggressive in his prediction of how soon the singularity will happen — in the "next 30 years or so," he says....