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  • Open Question: Has Drudge Flipped?

    11/16/2017 2:38:29 AM PST · by EliRoom8 · 48 replies
    November 16 | Self
    Throughout the "brouhah" over the Alabama senate race, Drudge has chosen the most unflattering pictures (the gun photo) of Moore and trumpeted the most scurrilous accusations of him to highlight. He is pounding away at him relentlessly.
  • 'Violent Psychopath' Who Escaped Psychiatric Hospital Arrested in Stockton After Tip From Cab Driver

    11/15/2017 10:48:53 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Nov 15, 2017
    A man who escaped from a psychiatric hospital in Hawaii, flew to Maui and then hopped on a plane to San Jose was captured by sheriff's deputies in Stockton Wednesday morning thanks to a tip from an alert cab driver, according to sheriff's officials. The arrest puts an end to a days-long search for Randall Saito, who was found not guilty of a 1979 murder by reason of insanity and has been described as fitting the profile of a serial killer. Saito walked out of Hawaii State Hospital on Sunday, climbed into a waiting taxi, and boarded a charter flight...
  • Army lifts ban on cutters, mentally ill and drug abusers to meet recruiting goals

    11/13/2017 4:34:11 PM PST · by buckalfa · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 13, 2017 | Barnini Chakrobty
    Facing low recruitment levels, the U.S. Army quietly lifted its ban on allowing people with a history of mental illness, self-mutilation and drug abuse to serve in the military – despite warnings from the industry about the risks involved.
  • A teacher was suspended for calling a transgender boy a girl

    11/13/2017 4:19:27 PM PST · by markomalley · 40 replies
    Circa ^ | 11/13/17 | Mark Hensch
    A teacher in Oxfordshire, Great Britain has been suspended after he “accidentally” called a transgender student a “girl” in class when they identify as a boy, according to The Daily Mail.The Mail last Saturday reported that Joshua Sutcliffe, 27, teaches maths at a state secondary school in Oxfordshire.Sutcliffe told the teenager and a friend “Well done girls” when he encountered them working hard in class.The teacher apologized after the student corrected him, but six weeks later he was suspended from teaching after the teen’s mother filed a complaint.Sutcliffe has since been summoned to a formal disciplinary hearing this week following...
  • Here We Go: ‘TRANSRACIAL’ White Guy Says He’s Filipino Now

    11/13/2017 3:50:42 PM PST · by markomalley · 32 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11/13/17 | Justin Caruso
    The newest social justice identity is here — “transracial” individuals who think they are really a different race than the one they were born as.WATCH:(video at link)An article published Monday on the USA Today Network profiles a white male named Adam who now believes he is Filipino and calls himself “Ja Du,” and drives a “Tuk Tuk,” a Filipino vehicle.The article reads, “Ja Du is part of a small but growing number of people who call themselves transracial. The term once referred only to someone (or a couple) of a one race adopting a child of another, but now it’s becoming associated with...
  • (Vanity) Isn't Today the Day When Snowflakes Scream Helplessly At The Sky?

    11/08/2017 9:12:19 AM PST · by hoagy62 · 20 replies
    11/8/17 | Me
    So, isn't today the day when hundreds of Bernie and Hillary supporters are supposed to stand outside and scream helplessly and hopelessly at the sky because they lost? I would Love, Love, Love it if FReepers posted videos from the various cities of these mental midgets performing their screams.
  • Professor: Replace ‘Traditional Science’ With ‘Anti-Science, Antiracist, Feminist Approach’

    10/25/2017 12:22:29 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 73 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/25/2017 | Eric Owens
    A women’s studies professor at the University of California, Davis has declared that the time has come to replace “traditional science” with “a much needed anti-science, antiracist, feminist approach to knowledge production.” The professor is Sara Giordano, according to Campus Reform. Giordano, who has a Ph.D. in neuroscience but has chosen to pursue a career in the field of gender, sexuality and women’s studies, expounds on her thesis in a lengthy essay in Catalyst, a feminist theory journal. In her 6,611-word treatise (with only three footnotes), Giordano calls on women to “challenge the authority of Science” by “rewriting knowledge” in...
  • California Becomes First State To Legally Recognize A 'Third Gender'

    10/16/2017 12:35:08 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 57 replies
    The Politistick ^ | October 16, 2017
    California became the first state in America to legally recognize a third gender after Democrat Gov. Jerry Brown signed the legislation Sunday. State drivers' licenses, birth certificates, and other identity documents will now allow residents to check "non-binary" rather than just male or female, the Sacramento Bee reported Monday. [Snip] Many in the transgender community reported difficulty traveling when the gender on licenses and other identification conflicted with their appearance ...
  • Howard Dean: Put Clinton Foundation in charge of Puerto Rico relief

    10/12/2017 12:13:46 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 85 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 12, 2017 | BY JOSH DELK
    Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean on Thursday slammed President Trump for having "no clue" how to lead the federal recovery effort in Puerto Rico, suggesting that the Clinton Foundation — run by the family of Trump's former opponent Hillary Clinton — handle it instead. "What we should do is turn over the rehab of Puerto Rico to the Clinton Foundation. They know what they are doing," said Dean, a Hillary Clinton supporter. Dean's tweet was in response to a comment made by President Trump earlier on Thursday in which he said that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the...
  • California Can Now Jail People For Misusing Gender Pronouns

    10/07/2017 9:38:42 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 84 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/06/17 | Anders Hagstrom
    California can now start jailing people that refuse to use the preferred gender pronouns of nursing home residents after Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill Thursday. The law’s effect is limited to nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, but mandates that those who “willfully and repeatedly” refuse “to use a transgender resident’s preferred name or pronouns” can be slapped with a $1,000 fine and up to one year in prison, according to the California Heath and Safety code. Known as the “LGBT Senior Bill Of Rights,” the legislation also requires nursing homes and care facilities to allow residents...
  • Cheryl Strayed: Someday, a 'Nasty' Woman Like Hillary Clinton Will Win

    10/03/2017 11:23:08 AM PDT · by slowhandluke · 79 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | October 3, 2017 | Cheryl Strayed
    My kids didn’t have school the day after Donald Trump won the presidential election and eventually, near noon, they came into my room to see what was wrong with me. Perhaps they’d come to me at their father’s prompting. Perhaps they’d heard me weeping. They’d never seen me this way before. Inconsolable. “Hillary didn’t lose!” I insisted, as they sat on the bed around me, even as Hillary’s voice drifted into the room — her concession speech, on the radio downstairs, my husband shouting up, “Honey, you should come listen to this!” I would not listen. I would never listen....
  • Pope Francis Tells Migrants: ‘You Are Warriors of Hope’

    10/01/2017 5:29:25 PM PDT · by Lera · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Oct 2017 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    Pope Francis flew to Bologna, Italy, Sunday and met with a large group of migrants and refugees, calling them “warriors of hope” while insisting that nations open broader avenues for immigration. During a full day in Bologna, Francis spent an hour meeting hundreds of migrants personally while posing with them for selfies under light drizzle. Later, the pontiff hosted a luncheon for asylum-seekers and prisoners in the St. Petronius basilica. He even donned a yellow plastic ID bracelet used by asylum-seekers to express his solidarity with them. “Do you know what you are? You are ‘warriors of hope’!” Francis exclaimed...
  • $200,000 going to discover how transgenders deal with 'stress'

    09/27/2017 12:33:01 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 16 replies
    WND ^ | 09/26/2017 | Alicia Powe
    Despite President Trump’s reversal of Obama-era policies on transgenderism, his administration still is spending hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars on transgenderism research, the government watchdog Judicial Watch warns. In August, Trump rescinded an Obama-era policy allowing the military to recruit transgender people. The president also banned the Department of Defense from using its resources to provide medical regimens for transgenders currently serving in the military, citing the “medical costs” as the primary driver of his decision. In February, the Trump administration ended Obama’s order that public schools open their bathrooms and locker rooms to people according to gender “identity.”...
  • Mobilizing Our Brothers Initiative: Empowering Black Gay Men to Tackle Trump’s America

    09/22/2017 12:19:02 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 16 replies
    The Root ^ | September 22, 2017 | Preston Mitchum
    Since Donald Trump was elected, marginalized communities have understood that life could become more difficult, but no one could have imagined just how difficult. From the moment Trump was inaugurated, we have borne witness to the ways in which his presidency has negatively affected our lives. From instituting a Muslim ban to emboldening and supporting white supremacists; from banning transgender people from serving in the military to ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, it’s clear to anyone looking that this administration isn’t acting in the best interests of marginalized communities.
  • Florida teacher's requests that 5th grade students use gender-neutral pronouns

    09/21/2017 7:08:12 AM PDT · by ZagFan · 75 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9-21-2017 | Harvey Day
    A Florida teacher's request for students to use gender-neutral pronouns has left parents divided in opinion. Math and science teacher Chloe Bressack, who teaches at Canopy Oaks Elementary in Tallahassee, Florida, sent the letter home to the 5th grade class at the beginning of the year.
  • Greek life retreat ends abruptly with bias concerns (Banana peels are racist)

    08/31/2017 6:05:24 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 96 replies
    This weekend, leaders from Ole Miss Greek life convened upon Camp Hopewell in Lafayette County for a three-day retreat designed to build leaders and bring campus closer together. The retreat was cut short Saturday night, however, after three black students found a banana peel in a tree in front of one of the camp’s cabins. The students shared what they found with National Pan-Hellenic Council leaders, sparking a day’s worth of camp-wide conversation surrounding symbolism, intended or not. In the midst of the open and sometimes heated discussion, senior accounting major Ryan Swanson said he put the banana peel in...
  • Family of Boy Who Wears Dresses Sues Education Department

    08/30/2017 7:10:15 AM PDT · by cardinal4 · 26 replies
    New York Times ^ | 29 Aug 2017 | Elizabeth Harris
    A 5-year-old named Leo sat surrounded by toys on the floor of his bedroom in Brooklyn this week marked with some classic little-boy touches: hair in his eyes and a scab on one knee.
  • French authorities warn farmers of Jewish thieves ahead of Yom Kippur (Muslims too, Roma did it)

    08/28/2017 5:45:08 PM PDT · by SJackson · 32 replies
    French authorities warn farmers of Jewish thieves ahead of Yom Kippur Municipal veterinary service says Jews and Muslims may try to steal chickens and sheep to use in ‘unauthorized sacrifices’ for holidays Veterinarians in a municipality near Paris warned farmers of an elevated risk of theft of sheep and fowl ahead of the Muslim and Jewish holidays of Eid al-Adha and Yom Kippur, respectively. Get The Times of Israel's Daily Edition by email and never miss our top stories FREE SIGN UP! The warning, which provoked angry reactions on the part of communal leaders who felt it was discriminatory, came...
  • Columbus statue in Baltimore vandalized

    08/21/2017 8:39:03 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 58 replies
    baltimore brew ^ | 8/21/2017 | fern shen
    Baltimore’s 225-year-old monument to Christopher Columbus, said to be the oldest in the country and the world dedicated to the explorer that is still standing, has been severely vandalized. A video posted today shows someone smashing the inscription at the base of the 44-foot-tall obelisk located at the intersection of Harford Road and Walther Avenue, across from Herring Run Park. This morning the words on the statue – Sacred to the Memory of Chris. Columbus Oct. XII MDCC VIIIC – were unreadable, a hole smashed in the stone. “Racism: Tear it down,” one sign leaning on the monument base says....
  • (Vanity) Thoughts on Bannon's Banishment

    08/18/2017 5:18:18 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 40 replies
    Free Republic ^ | Aug 18, 2017 | grey_whiskers
    By now, even those without two brain cells to rub together, have heard the news that President Trump's Chief of Strategy, Steve Bannon, is out of the White House. Initial reports were that he was fired; later, reports came out that he tendered his resignation some ten or eleven days ago, and that he and Gen. Kelly (the new chief of staff) mutually agreed that this would be his last day. (Not to worry about Bannon, though; by the early evening, it was announced that he had landed back at Breitbart News from whence he came.) Reaction from the usual...