Lean to the left. Lean to the right. Stand up. Sit down. Fight, fight, fight. Go, Oneida High School cheerleaders!
In an uncommon and inspiring display of courage and integrity by young people, the Tennessee high school's cheerleaders defied a ban on pre-game prayers during a recent football game -- an act that had the crowd in the stadium chanting along and cheering.
The high school recently banned a nearly 80-year tradition of saying a prayer over the PA system before games, after some Read more [...]
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You need to support local servicemen. Here’s why: From Fox News: “Law enforcement bulletin warned of ISIS urging jihad attacks on US soil.”
A law enforcement bulletin obtained by FoxNews.com warned that Islamic State fighters have increased calls for "lone wolves" to attack U.S. soldiers in America in recent months, citing one tweet that called for jihadists to find service members' addresses online and then "show up and slaughter them."
There will be “a continued call - by Western fighters Read more [...]
The saying you commonly hear is that “the first casualty of war is the truth.” The saying might have originated with Samuel Johnson in 1758:
Among the calamities of war may be jointly numbered the diminution of the love of truth, by the falsehoods which interest dictates and credulity encourages.
A version of the saying is then ascribed to Senator Hiram Warren when the U.S. entered what we now know as World War I: “The first casualty when war comes is truth.” In 1928, Arthur Ponsonby wrote, Read more [...]
I was a bit surprised to hear that the rich are buying gold because the metal has stayed away from the highs it briefly reached in 2011 and 2012.
Nevertheless, it is true: the wealthy have been gun buying up gold bars. As the Telegraph reports, “Super-rich rush to buy 'Italian Job' style gold bars.”
The super-rich are looking to protect their wealth through buying record numbers of "Italian job" style gold bars, according to bullion experts.
The number of 12.5kg gold bars being bought Read more [...]
Back in April I posted, “Banana Republic in Peoria, Illinois: Police Sent after Parody Twitter Account.” Now we have an update and the news is not good.
The Guardian reports:
The police hadn’t even come for him. When four fully-armed officers of a Swat team burst into Jacob Elliott’s house in Peoria, Illinois in April they were looking for the source of a parody Twitter feed that had upset the town’s mayor by poking fun at him.
It transpired that one of Elliott’s housemates, Read more [...]
We are assured by many sources that amnesty is popular with the American people. The fact is that, at most, immigration is a really low priority for many voters. At least, that is what polls have said not too long ago.
But now we have direct evidence that Democrats and Republicans alike know that voting for “immigration reform” is an unpopular decision.
As the Daily Caller reports,
Sen. Jeff Sessions pressured five Senate Democrats — plus the entire GOP caucus — to symbolically Read more [...]
This report I just discovered is fascinating because of what it says about the effect of purpose in life for human health. Science says they can now locate the “genetic markers” that identify which people are likely to develop Alzheimer's (or other cognitive struggles) later in life. But they make an exception to their cause-and-effect analysis that seems wild! They also suggest that people who have a “purpose in life” can overcome the genetic markers.
Here’s an excerpt from the Read more [...]
America is broke, so please participate in this fundraising campaign for World War III.
Secession movements are in the news! Last night the Drudge Report’s top corner featured a beautiful collection of headlines in the top left corner relating the Scottish referendum to other movements in Europe.
The point is not that all governmental jurisdictions should be split up into smaller ones, necessarily. The point is that we are faced with elites who are hell-bent (literally?) on merging nation-states into larger jurisdictions. Every time we push for splitting off from or dividing a Read more [...]
Here is a story of ISIS attacks stopped in Australia.
From CBSNews.com: “Cops in Australia: We Thwarted Grisly ISIS Plot.”
Counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was planning a random, violent attack in Australia as a demonstration of its reach, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.
About 800 Australian police officers were involved in what was the country's largest counterterrorism operation, Read more [...]
Some government decision-makers think your local public school should have M16s, grenade launchers, and armored vehicles.
Is there something in the regulations that says all government workers have to be on drugs to do the job? We have lost our minds.
From EAGNews.com, “Schools stockpile grenade launchers, M16 rifles, armored vehicles and other military equipment.”
Nearly two dozen legal, civil rights, and education advocacy organizations recently sent a letter to the U.S. Read more [...]
Can businesses fire stoned employees?
As Ayn Rand once said, the question is not, “Who is going to let me?”; it’s “Who is going to stop me?”
But strangely someone or something seems to be stopping employers as far as CNBC is concerned.
“Stoners on the job: Nearly 10% of Americans went to work high.”
A new report has found nearly 1 in 10 Americans are showing up to work high on marijuana. Mashable.com conducted the survey in partnership with SurveyMonkey, and found Read more [...]