Go to:  Davar site entry | Site contents | Site index | Site links | USA links | World links
Hypocrisy links | Sanity links | Mixed links | List bottom

Go to:  World (08/09/2017)   Communism (08/08/2017)   Terrorism (07/17/2017)   Sites

Dementia  Links
A state of serious emotional and mental deterioration, of organic or functional origin
Comes from the Latin: de- a prefix meaning "to depart" and mens which stands for "mind"

"It's sick out there, and it's getting sicker..."

 USA  (08/18/2017 Go to:  List top | Next section (08/09/2017) | List bottom 
      Conservative student transfers out of BU because of death threats  (Fox 08/18/2017)
• 
... he's received death threats for months over his conservative viewpoints — enough for him to decide it's time to leave Boston University.
• 
"I suddenly got dozens of messages on Twitter and Facebook telling me to go and kill myself and that if they see me they will beat the sh — out of me.  Stuff of that nature."
• 
"At least 10 to 20 of them were death threats."
      Missouri Democratic state senator says she hopes Trump is assassinated  (Fox 08/17/2017)
      Baltimore takes down four Confederate statues overnight  (Fox 08/16/2017)
      Criminal charges sought for protesters who toppled Confederate statue in North Carolina  (Fox 08/15/2017)
• 
At no time did officers ... or deputies ... intervene as activists brought a ladder up to the statue and used a rope to pull it down, according to multiple media reports.
• 
"My deputies showed great restraint and respect for the constitutional rights of the group expressing their anger and disgust for recent events in our country..."
• 
The Confederate Soldiers Monument in Durham was dedicated in 1924 and shows a soldier holding a rifle.
• 
After it came down, a diverse crowd of dozens cheered, and some even began kicking the crumpled bronze monument.
• 
Some took pictures standing or sitting on the toppled soldier, in front of a pedestal inscribed with the words: "In Memory of the Boys Who Wore The Gray."
• 
... officers monitored the protests that occurred throughout the city to "ensure the protests were conducted in a safe manner and that no infractions occurred within city jurisdiction."
• 
... asking city and county officials to establish guidelines and safe spaces for protesters...
      Confederate statue toppled in North Carolina during protest  (Fox 08/14/2017)
      Member of cannibalistic Chicago 'Ripper Crew' to be released in September  (Fox 08/12/2017)
      Rep.  Keith Ellison says Kim Jong Un 'acting more responsible' than Trump  (Fox 08/11/2017)
      Los Angeles Targets Contractors Who Might Work on Border Wall  (Fox 08/11/2017)
• 
"We want to know if there are people who do business with the city of Los Angeles ... who wish to profit from building a wall that would divide us from our nearest and dearest neighbor Mexico."
      'Impaired By a Seriously Sick Psyche': Former GOP Sen Calls on Dems to Oust Trump  (Fox 08/10/2017)
      Dan Rather Praises White House Leakers: 'They Did a Public Service'  (Fox 08/09/2017)
      Loophole sets free teacher, 27, who had vodka-fueled sex romp with teen boy student  (Fox 08/10/2017)
      Walmart apologizes for 'Own The School Year Like A Hero' gun display sign  (Fox 08/10/2017)
      'No f — - cops'!  Gym bans police officers, military because they might offend minority members  (Fox 08/09/2017)
• 
"We've had an explicitly stated ‘no cop' policy since we opened, and we also don't open membership to active members of the military."
      Georgia Professor Lets Business Students Choose Grades to Reduce Stress  (Fox 08/08/2017)
• 
... if a student feels "unduly stressed" by a grade, they can email Watson the grade they think is appropriate and it will be changed.
• 
"Only positive comments about presentations will be given in class."
      Painting of Statue of Liberty as Muslim woman in Democratic congressman’s office stirs controversy  (Fox 08/08/2017)
      College professor wears combat gear to protest Texas' campus carry law  (Fox 08/08/2017)
• 
"It definitely makes me feel uneasy that there are more firearms on campus than there should be.  [Dressing this way] was just a statement on how I felt."
• 
"...  when they got mad at me, they had to go home to get the gun and had time to cool off.  Now they will have it with them."
      Nearly-naked painted ladies 'Desnudas' split into warring factions in Times Square  (Fox 08/07/2017)
      Maxine Waters Applauds Anti-Trump Leaks on 'The View'  (Fox 08/04/2017)
• 
"I am so glad they're telling us what's going on."
      'Access Islam' introduced for millions US public school children  (INN 08/03/2017)
      US Navy veteran ordered to remove American flag wrap from mailbox  (Fox 08/03/2017)
      Report: Al Gore's Home Uses 21x More Energy Than Average US Household  (Fox 08/02/2017)
• 
"Here's a guy who's basically exploited concerns about the environment to make $300 million dollars and win the Nobel Prize.  It makes you wonder what his real agenda is."
• 
"This is a guy who won't take the steps in his own life to reduce his own energy consumption."
      Liberals Outraged After DOJ Starts Calling Illegal Immigrants 'Aliens'  (Fox 08/01/2017)
• 
"The phrase "illegal alien" plays into assumptions that immigrants living in this country without proper documentation are criminals."
• 
"The i-word is legally inaccurate, politically loaded, dehumanizing to the people it describes and likely unintentionally fuels racial profiling and violence directed toward immigrants."
      Fear of aliens led Virginia woman to murder daughter, she initially told cops  (Fox 08/01/2017)
      Mom dies after alleged butt injection procedure at New York apartment  (Fox 08/01/2017)
      Ohio woman calls 911 saying, 'I have a boa constrictor stuck to my face'  (Fox 07/29/2017)
      Pennsylvania man convicted of attempted rape wrote descriptions of his 'perfect' victims  (Fox 07/29/2017)
      Anthony Scaramucci uses vulgar language to lash out at Priebus, make fun of Bannon in interview  (Fox 07/27/2017)
      Sanders drives to put out Scaramucci tirade fire  (Fox 07/28/2017)
• 
"Reince is a (expletive) paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac."
• 
"I'm not Steve Bannon, I'm not trying to suck my own (expletive).  I'm not trying to build my own brand off the (expletive) strength of the president.  I'm here to serve the country."
      Transgenderism in the Military: Normalizing Abnormal  (JWR 07/25/2017)
• 
... the U.S.  Army is using time and resources instructing female soldiers on how to accept transgenders with male body parts in their shower facilities. 
• 
See related Transgender (Sean Delonas, 07/04/2016) cartoon from USA picture album
      Drag Queen Storytime for kids at the library — What in the name of Captain Kangaroo is going on?  (Fox 07/25/2017)
• 
Public libraries across the fruited plain are inviting drag queens to read story books to small children...
• 
"What do drag queens and children have in common?  They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy!  Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity in childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models."
• 
"Young children often exhibit gender fluidity in their play, and Drag Queen Story Hour reinforces for them that there is nothing wrong with that."
• 
Who knew that's what the toddlers were talking about around the sippy cups these days?
• 
Welcome to the 21st century, America — where childhood traditions have been upended to appease the sex and gender revolutionaries.
      Princeton University's 'men's engagement manager' to battle aggressive masculinity  (Fox 07/25/2017)
• 
"The job also calls for ‘challenging belief systems and social constructs.' More lefty social garbage trying to remake men so they aren't men."
      Professor calls McCain a 'war criminal,' annoyed at well wishes...  (Fox 07/24/2017)
• 
"I find myself annoyed at the groundswell of good wishes for John McCain after his diagnosis of glioblastoma and have been thinking through why."
• 
"McCain is a war criminal and, more to the point, someone who as a politician has championed horrifying actions and been lousy on state commitment to public health."
• 
"So dying or not, he's a risible public figure (I have no idea what he is like on the personal level and don't care)."
• 
"But ultimately what troubles me is the urge to send such well wishes to an utter stranger as it reinforces the notion that some lives are more important than others.  There are lots of people with glioblastoma and who have died from it (including my mother 20 years ago)."
      Teens filmed, mocked and laughed while man slowly drowned  (Fox 07/20/2017)
• 
... the teens were identified and questioned by detectives, but it's unlikely they will face charges, since they were not directly involved in Dunn's death. 
      'Furious' NYT writer pens attack on white women  (Fox 07/20/2017)
      Virginia McDonald's employee refuses to serve uniformed police officer  (Fox 07/20/2017)
      South Carolina restaurant workers arrested after allegedly throwing newborn baby in trash  (Fox 07/19/2017)
      Feminist scientists say citing research by straight, white men promotes 'a system of oppression'  (JWR 07/17/2017)
      College Clears Professor's Controversial Facebook Posts  (Fox 07/15/2017)
      Shock as teens arrested for alleged sex assault that thousands watched on Facebook live  (Fox 07/14/2017)
• 
"I wish people would look at just how warped our society has become.  We videotape pain and suffering, then we share it and we view it over and over.  And I don't doubt this story will be dead in two days and everybody [will] move on to something else and you still have a victim of a crime."
      Democratic reps file article of impeachment against Trump  (Fox 07/12/2017)
      Maine lawmaker's shocking anti-Trump Facebook rant draws outrage  (Fox 07/12/2017)
• 
"Trump is a half term president, at most, especially if I ever get within 10 feet of that p*ssy."
• 
"I just can't deal with you ignorant people anymore."
• 
... praised President Obama, saying he "ran quite possibly the classiest 2 term presidency in US history."
• 
... "if anything negative comes from your attack on my employment, my attorney will be in touch.  Cease and desist."
      Nevada marijuana supply running low, state of emergency declared, governor says  (Fox 07/11/2017)
      Activists scale Trump Tower, raise 'Resist and Defend' banner  (Fox 07/07/2017)
      Muslim activist suggests resisting Trump is a 'form of jihad'  (Fox 07/07/2017)
• 
"I hope that we, when we stand up to those who oppress our communities, that Allah accepts from us that as a form of jihad."
• 
"That we are struggling against tyrants and rulers not only abroad in the Middle East or the other side of the world, but here in these United States of America where you have fascists, white supremacists, and Islamaphobes reigning in the White House."
• 
Sarsour had been praised by the Obama administration for her advocacy work and had campaigned for Bernie Sanders.
• 
"It is not to assimilate and to please any other people or authority."
• 
"Our obligation is to our young people, and to our women, and to make sure our women are protected in our community and our top priority, even higher than those priorities is to please Allah, and only Allah."
      Praying nun harassed, threatened inside NYC Catholic church  (Fox 07/06/2017)
      Man pulls out shotgun in road rage incident, shouts 'racist taunts' at grandmother, police say  (Fox 07/06/2017)
      San Francisco to pay $190G to undocumented immigrant over sanctuary law violation, lawyer says  (Fox 06/30/2017)
• 
A man from El Salvador in the U.S.  illegally who sued San Francisco after police turned him over to immigration authorities in violation of the city's sanctuary law is set to be awarded $190,000.
      People are injecting themselves with blood to get high 6/25  (JWR ow/0/2017)
      Antifa Website Encourages 'All Manner of Physical Violence' Against Trump Supporters and Capitalists  (06/19/2017)
• 
... suggests that anarchists "are imposing our needs on society without debate" and urge militant tactics against employers and law enforcement.
      Scalise attack was 'to some degree self-inflicted' claims CBS's Scott Pelley  (Fox 06/19/2017)
• 
"It's time to ask whether the attack on the United States Congress Wednesday was foreseeable, predictable and, to some degree, self-inflicted."
• 
So, "to some degree," Steve Scalise's near death and his continued hospitalization are his, his party's, and Donald Trump's fault.
      Cross in Pensacola park must come down, violates Constitution federal judge rules  (Fox 06/19/2017)
• 
"When a city park serving all citizens – nonreligious, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim and Christian – contains a towering Latin cross, this sends a message of exclusion to non-Christians, and a corresponding message to Christians that they are favored citizens."
• 
"...  after about 75 years, the Bayview Cross can no longer stand as a permanent fixture on city-owned property."
• 
He directed the city of Pensacola to remove the cross within 30 days.
• 
He also ordered the city to pay the aggrieved plaintiffs one dollar in damages.  That comes out to a quarter apiece.
      Ocean City, Maryland city council passes emergency bill banning public nudity  (Fox 06/11/2017)
• 
The woman, an advocate to 'normalize bare-chestedness,' believes it is her constitutional right under equal protection to be bare-chested in public."
      Philadelphia Liberal Arts Colleges Offer Social Justice Boot Camp for Freshmen Students  (06/09/2017)
• 
... the goal of the program is to enable students is to "become social agents for change within their own institutions, in the United States, and the world."
• 
Students will learn about "power and privilege" surrounding various identity-related subjects like race, gender, sexuality, spirituality, and even ability.
• 
... every participant is expected to learn about "themselves, their identity groups, systems of power and their institutions"...
• 
... students currently enlisted to lead the boot camp are involved in communist and "anti-capitalist" clubs, the "Womxn of Color" group, and various other social justice student organizations.
• 
... given the institutionalization of the ideology and its official promotion by school administrations, it's unlikely to die down any time soon.
      Reps.  Green and Sherman announce plan to file articles of impeachment  (Fox 06/07/2017)
• 
Green said that firing former FBI Director James Comey was "obstruction of justice."
• 
"This will continue to be obstruction of justice regardless of testimony given by Mr.  James Comey.  This will remain obstruction of justice regardless of the findings of any investigation."
      Accused NSA leaker Reality Winner's motives a 'mystery' — At least to ABC, NBC and CBS  (Fox 06/07/2017)
• 
... she smeared Trump, saying: "the most dangerous entry to this country was the orange fascist we let into the White House."
• 
... was a supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement and had said on Twitter that "being white is terrorism."
• 
"There are many Americans protesting U.S.  govt aggression towards Iran.  If our Tangerine in Chief declares war, we stand with you!"
      Black Lives Matter Leader Calls for NFL Boycott Over Kaepernick 'Blackballing'  (Fox 06/07/2017)
• 
"I can't, in good conscience, support this league, with many of its pro-Trump owners, as it blacklists my friend and brother Colin Kaepernick for taking a silent, peaceful stance against injustice and police brutality in America."
• 
"As a leader in the Black Lives Matter Movement, as a voice in the resistance to Donald Trump, and as a friend of Colin Kaepernick, I cannot, in good conscience, support the NFL any longer.  If I did, I'd struggle to look my own son in the eyes or look at myself in the mirror."
      CNN Host: Trump 'A Piece of S — t' for His Response to London Attack  (Fox 06/04/2017)
• 
"We need to be smart, vigilant and tough.  We need the courts to give us back our rights.  We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety," Trump tweeted.
• 
Aslan responded by calling Trump the obscenity, as well as an "embarrassment to America and a stain on the presidency."
      'March for Truth': Ex-Obama White House stars, liberal heavyweights eye Trump  (Fox 06/03/2017)
      Portland stabbings: Suspect bragged about attack in patrol car, police say  (Fox 05/31/2017)
      Texas representatives trade assault, threat allegations amid illegal immigration debate  (Fox 05/29/2017)
• 
"When I told the Democrats that I called ICE, Representative Ramon Romero physically assaulted me, and other Democrats were held back by colleagues."
• 
"During that time Poncho told me that he would ‘get me on the way to the car.' He later approached me and reiterated that ‘I had to leave at some point and he would get me.' I made it clear that if he attempted to, in his words, ‘get me,' I would shoot him."
      'Sanctuary Cities' protests interrupt Texas House session  (Fox 05/29/2017)
• 
Some protesters held banners that said, "See you in court" and "See you at the polls," while others chanted "Hey, hey.  Ho, ho.  SB-4 has got to go."
• 
"Isn't it quasi-insane that we have to pass a law to force law enforcement officers to comply with the law?"
• 
... alleging SB-4 is a "discriminatory, unconstitutionally vague" bill that encourages "racial profiling."
      Judge Jeannine Pirro: Heroin dealers deserve prison, not sympathy  (Fox 05/27/2017)
• 
... the person that brought the drugs into your neighborhood, which ultimately made their way to your child, is considered by many in both the media and the public to be a "non-violent, low-level drug offender."
• 
In fact, the last presidential administration decided that it would treat these so-called "non-violent, low-level drug offenders" with leniency to help them avoid potentially long prison sentences required by law.
• 
Everywhere you look on the subject, you see another editorial, documentary, or pundit talking about the tragedy of the convicted "non-violent, low-level drug offender" who has been separated by his family because he is serving a long sentence in prison.
      Portland Burrito Shop Forced to Close After Getting Hounded for ‘Stealing From Mexico’  (05/23/207)
      Middlebury Students Who Led Brutal Attack to Block Conservative Speaker Get Slap on Wrist  (05/23/207)
      Clinton deputy Podesta blames Russia, fake news and FBI probes for 2016 loss  (Fox 05/23/2017)
• 
... the situation is clear, considering "Trump adopted much of [Russian President Vladimir] Putin's foreign policy, including undermining NATO."
      'F*** Trump' chant led by California Democratic Party Leader: What's next?  (Fox 05/22/2017)
• 
Outgoing California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton performed the only action left to an impotent, leftist, cadre head in a lawful society.  He shouted.
• 
He likely would've preferred some kind of violent action, but instead he simply advocated for one.
• 
... as they were flashing their hands in applause for his service to the party, he put his middle finger in the air and lead a chant, "F** Donald Trump!"
• 
Perhaps more remarkable was the eager willingness of the crowd to join in with him, chanting, while House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Obama's Former Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis looked on, laughing it up in the background.
      Man calls 911 in Florida to ask to be deported  (Fox 05/13/2017)
• 
... told an operator that he wanted to be sent back to Guatemala.
• 
"It's not an emergency.  All I want is to be deported."
• 
A deputy located Sanchez Tuesday night and arrested him for misusing the emergency call number, a misdemeanor.
      North Carolina school district recalls yearbooks over Trump quote  (Fox 05/12/2017)
• 
A North Carolina high school recalled its yearbooks after officials saw a senior's quote which read "Build that wall" ascribed to President Donald Trump.
• 
"As a district, we do not and will not tolerate inappropriate conduct toward any of our students."
• 
It's too late to get the books reprinted so students are being refunded.  They cost $30 to $39 dollars based on time of purchase.
      Texas Southern University cancels Cornyn commencement speech after opposition  (Fox 05/13/2017)
• 
Students at Texas Southern University in Houston had circulated a petition demanding the Texas senator be withdrawn as a commencement speaker, citing various stances he has taken.
• 
These included his confirmation votes in favor of DeVos and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, his opposition to funding for so-called sanctuary cities that protect immigrants and his support for photo IDs for voting.
• 
"Having a politician such as him speak at our institution is an insult to the students, to TSU, and to all (historically black colleges and universities)."
• 
"This is our graduation.  We have the right to decide if we want to refuse to sit and listen to the words of a politician who chooses to use his political power in ways that continually harm marginalized and oppressed people."
      Ex-Rep.  Corrine Brown guilty on fraud, tax evasion charges  (Fox 05/11/2017)
• 
... she illegally siphoned thousands of dollars from her charity into her own bank account for lavish parties, trips and shopping excursions.
• 
Brown served as a Florida representative in the U.S.  House of Representatives from 1993 until 2017.  She was defeated in her 2016 primary race.
• 
The indictment came after an investigation into the charity One Door for Education Foundation Inc., which ... was purported to give scholarships to poor students but instead filled the coffers of Brown and her associates.
• 
... said she should have paid more attention to her personal and professional finances.
      Indiana killer who authorities say was inspired by ‘The Purge’ to be sentenced  (Fox 05/11/2017)
      Illegal immigrant deported 15 times arrested in hit-run crash that hurt 6-year-old boy  (Fox 05/10/2017)
• 
See related Americans Won't... (Mike Lester, 08/05/2010) cartoon from USA picture album

      Betsy DeVos booed during graduation address in Florida  (Fox 05/10/2017)
• 
For 20 minutes, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, President Trump's most opposed cabinet secretary nominee during confirmation hearings, endured jeers from the graduates and interruptions from the university president to calm down the crowd.
• 
At one point, President Edison Jackson even threatened to "send your diplomas in the mail" if the noise didn't stop.
• 
... arguing she's an enemy of public education, a champion of school choice, favors using tax dollars to pay for kids to attend religious, private schools and is ignorant about the origins of historically black colleges and universities.
      United Airlines flies woman to San Francisco instead of France  (Fox 05/08/2017)
      Snake on the loose: 17-foot python goes missing in northern Alaska  (Fox 05/03/2017)
      Gingrich: New Hillary Video 'Like Watching a Car Wreck in Slow Motion'  (Fox 05/02/2017)
• 
"If the election was on October 27th, I'd be your president," Clinton said.
      Missouri Official: Clarence Thomas Is ‘A Black Political Zombie’ Who Shouldn’t Be Asked to Speak  (05/02/2017)
• 
... "a breathing example of what the evil of American racism looks like when it metastasizes in a black body."
      Just fracking wrong: How much freedom is too much?  (Fox 05/01/2017)
• 
"If the oil and gas industry puts fracking wells in our neighborhoods, threatening our lives and our children's lives, then don't we have a moral responsibility to blow up wells and eliminate fracking and workers?"
• 
"I wouldn't have a problem with a sniper shooting one of the workers" at a drilling site.
      Bible reading not allowed before class, professor tells student  (Fox 05/01/2017)
• 
Professor Martel is a noted scholar who is working on an essay titled, "The Gender Amazon: Indigenous Female Masculinity in Early Modern European Representations of Contact."
• 
She also teaches classes on Global Queer History and Feminist Theory.
• 
"All the students agreed with her that assimilation is oppressive and evil.  I suggested there are both positive and negative aspects to assimilation."
• 
"She told me I was a racist and she would not tolerate that kind of racism in the class."
• 
"Welcome to Trump's new America – where straight white males can say prejudicial things without being reprimanded for it."
• 
"I want this to be clear: hate speech does not meet the definition of respectful discussion and will not be tolerated."
• 
The cold hard reality is a student was yanked out of a classroom for reading the Bible.  Woe be unto us, America.
• 
See related Tolerance (Michael Ramirez, 02/06/2017) cartoon from USA picture album
      School Lesson: Prudence Had Sex With 21 Men & 3 Women...  (05/01/2017)
• 
First, Prudence does not sound all that prudent.  Second, that assignment is definitely inappropriate for a bunch of 16-year-old's in a high school English class.
• 
"This is something I imagine you would see on a coffee table every brothel," the outraged mom told me. 
• 
"He told me that this teacher was originally a college teacher and he sometimes has trouble differentiating between what is appropriate for a 15 or 16-year-old and a 19 or 20-year-old."
• 
Back when I was in school word problems were not nearly that sexually charged: If Train A is traveling at 80 mph and Train B is traveling at 100 mph, who is riding in the caboose?
      Police union outraged after NWA's 'F — - Tha Police' sung to dining officers  (Fox 04/30/2017)
• 
"THANK YOU Smithfields Chicken & Barbeque Jones Sausage location for the class and professionalism as you sang "F- the police" as my brothers at Raleigh Police Department attempted to eat at your restaurant.  The manager sang along as well.  Do you really feel that was appropriate?"
      Host blasts absent Trump at White House Correspondents' Dinner  (Fox 04/30/2017)
• 
Hasan Minhaj, of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," ended the White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday night by blasting President Trump in a night that mostly focused on the First Amendment.
• 
"We've got to address the elephant that's not in the room.  The leader of our country is not here.  And that's because he lives in Moscow.  It's a very long flight.  As for the other guy, I think he's in Pennsylvania because he can't take a joke."
• 
"Jeff Sessions couldn't be here tonight.  He was busy doing a pre-Civil War re-enactment."
      ESPN yanks poem honoring cop-killer Assata Shakur  (Fox 04/27/2017)
• 
... was produced "in honor of National Poetry month...to reflect on resistance, redefining feminism and movement."
• 
... poem opened with the dedication "(for Assata Shakur)," honoring the one-time Black Liberation Army member who has been hiding out in Cuba to avoid finishing a prison term for her murder rap.
      'Where's My Son's Sanctuary?': Father of Boy Killed By Immigrant Slams Sanctuary City Supporter  (Fox 04/23/2017)
• 
State Senate President Kevin DeLeon (D-Los Angeles) said Attorney General Jeff Sessions' law enforcement policies are based on "white supremacist values and not American values."
      Judge Who Blocked Trump Sanctuary City Order Bundled $200K for Obama  (Fox 04/25/2017)
• 
Orrick, of the Northern District of California, issued an injunction against the Trump administration after the city of San Francisco and county of Santa Clara sued over the president's plan to withhold federal funds from municipalities that harbor illegal immigrants.
• 
The same judge issued a restraining order in 2015 against the advocacy group responsible for undercover videos purporting to show Planned Parenthood employees plotting to sell baby organs.
• 
... Orrick raised at least $200,000 for Obama and donated more than $30,000 to groups supporting him.
      Sharia Law Advocate to Give Commencement Speech at Taxpayer-Funded University  (Fox 04/22/2017)
• 
"She is someone who associates with radical Islamists.  She is someone who has said, clearly, she thinks throwing rocks at cars in Israel is a good thing."
      Gophers vs.  landowners: In Washington property rights battle, furry rodents win  (Fox 04/25/2017)
• 
Steve and Deborah McLain have been trying unsuccessfully for over a year to get a permit to build a home on the 8 acres they own...
• 
The problem started when inspectors found a single mound of dirt indicating a pocket gopher lived there.
• 
"The gopher has been able to enjoy our property the entire time, and they have more rights to our property than we do."
• 
The McLains have offered to give up one of their acres as protected habitat for the gopher, but Thurston County still won't issue a building permit.
• 
... the gopher issue is driving most contractors out of the county.
• 
"In one instance I had to give up 64 percent of my property where we built the house.  It was a little over an acre and 64 percent had to be fenced off as gopher habitat."
• 
Since it is cost-prohibitive to actually count gophers, which live underground and rarely surface, the aim of the conservation plan is to prevent building on the remaining land that is good for gophers.
• 
Thurston County officials are working on a conservation plan that would create a $42,000 gopher tax for new homeowners who build on gopher habitat.
• 
The Center for Natural Lands Management defends the gopher protections.  ... gophers turn over soil as they dig their tunnels creating places for wildflowers to germinate.
• 
They also help other rodents and even reptiles like snakes.
      UC Berkeley riots: Violence looms as mayor questioned over ties to extremist group  (Fox 04/25/2017)
• 
Arreguin has been accused of supporting left-wing violence because he is a member of the Facebook group of By Any Means Necessary, or BAMN, an anarchist group that has incited violent protests across the country.
• 
... a source close to Berkeley city government accused Arreguin of bolstering leftist groups by secretly aligning himself with them.
• 
"Mayor Arreguin is not representing all of Berkeley right now,
"he's coming from a deep leftist position.  We have some very radical elements on the police review commission.  Jesse is emboldening them because he has a majority on the commission."
• 
The mayor was criticized for basically handcuffing police officers who patrolled the April 15th tax day riot that resulted in 11 injuries, including a stabbing.
• 
Critics said he restricted police officers so much they could not do their job.
      Nordstrom Charging $425 for Fake-Mud Jeans  (Fox 04/25/2017)
• 
... the jeans "embody rugged, Americana workwear that's seen some hard-working action with a crackled, caked-on muddy coating that shows you're not afraid to get down and dirty."
      New York Times scraps 'female genital mutilation' for being 'culturally loaded' term  (Fox 04/24/2017)
• 
A top New York Times editor decided the paper shouldn't use the term "female genital mutilation" because the phrase is too "culturally loaded" and widens a divide between the Western world and "people who follow the rite."
      A physicist's take on the March for Science  (Fox 04/21/2017)
• 
"Political decision-making that impacts the lives of Americans and the world at large should make use of peer-reviewed evidence and scientific consensus, not personal whims and decrees."
• 
... the Huffington Post did not tolerate any debate about climate change, because Al Gore – that world renowned scientist – personally assured her the matter was "settled science."
• 
The only thing Huffington revealed that day was her scientific illiteracy.  Science is never settled.
      Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight  (Fox 04/21/2017)
• 
After a raid led to the arrests of 11 MS-13 gang members in California's Bay Area "city officials seemed more concerned with reassuring illegal immigrants that the raid was unrelated to immigration than with warning other MS-13 members that they were next."
• 
Kevin de Leon, leader of California's state Senate, rejected the administration's demand, saying its policies are based on "principles of white supremacy" and not American values.
      Official Harvard Guide: Gender ‘Changes From Day to Day’ and ‘There Are More Than Two Sexes’  (04/21/2017)
• 
"Transphobic misinformation is a form of systemic violence.  Fixed binaries and biological essentialism, manifest in gendered language, misgendering someone, and the policing of trans bodies, threaten the lives of trans people."
      Dual US-Israeli citizen charged with threatening Jewish community centers, DOJ says  (Fox 04/21/2017)
• 
"This kind of behavior is not a prank, and it isn't harmless — it's a federal crime."
• 
"It scares innocent people, disrupts entire communities, and expends limited law enforcement resources."
      Hey, Facebook, it's time to put our safety before your algorithms  (Fox 04/20/2017)
• 
... YouTube still carries an expanding library of how-to-use readily available materials to build a bomb, a remote cellphone detonator, homemade flamethrower, or make napalm...
• 
... What's App has refused to cooperate with British authorities who discovered that the House of Commons terrorist, Khalid Massoud used their encrypted app for his last communications before launching the murderous outrage.
      Teacher wears profane anti-Trump jacket — in classroom!  (Fox 04/20/2017)
• 
She told the newspaper she had modeled the jacket for several students who shared her liberal ideology.
      Hawaii lawmakers slam Sessions over remarks about travel ban judge  (Fox 04/20/2017)
• 
"Hey Jeff Sessions, this #IslandinthePacific has been the 50th state for going on 58 years.  And we won't succumb to your dog whistle politics"
      AP translates Fresno shooter's 'Allahu Akbar' to 'God is great'  (Fox 04/19/2017)
• 
The Fresno shooting suspect accused of killing three people on Tuesday shouted "Allahu Akbar" when he was taken into custody by law enforcement, ... but the Associated Press made an editorial decision to print the translation of his words from Arabic to English: "God is great."
• 
"Dyer has said Muhammad shouted "God is great!" in Arabic while being arrested and had posted on social media that he dislikes white people.  All three victims in Tuesday's killings were white men, and Muhammad is black."
• 
See related First Responders (Mike Lester, 04/28/2013) cartoon from Media picture album
      Fresno shooting rampage: Suspect who killed 3 wanted to kill as many people as possible, police say  (Fox 04/18/2017)
• 
Police do not think the shooting spree was tied to terrorism and was "solely based on race" as all the victims were white males.
• 
Muhammad went by the nickname "Black Jesus" and has made posts against white people and the government on his Facebook page. 
• 
"These were unprovoked attacks by an individual that was intent on carrying out homicides today.  He did that."
• 
It's too soon to say whether Muhammad, who was homeless, had ties to any militant groups or causes.
• 
Muhammad has a criminal history that includes arrests on weapons, drugs and false imprisonment charges and making terrorist threats.
      Bride and groom on way to wedding booted off United flight  (Fox 04/17/2017)
      'Easter day slaughter': Cleveland cops searching for alleged killer who broadcast murder on Facebook  (Fox 04/16/2017)
• 
Stephens later posted another video of himself talking on the phone about at least 13 other murders he claimed to have committed.
• 
"And I'm about to keep killing until they catch me."
• 
A spokeswoman for Beach Brook, a children's mental health facility in Cleveland, confirmed that Stephens was a case worker there.
      Woman in pajama bottoms goes on bank robbery spree in Utah  (Fox 04/16/2017)
• 
The woman handed a teller at each bank a note demanding money, but never displayed a weapon.
      Police arrest at least 20 as protesters clash at pro-Trump rally in Berkeley  (Fox 04/16/2017)
• 
Trump supporters announced earlier in the week that they were holding a "Patriot Day"...
• 
Counter-demonstrators then said they would hold a rally at the same place...
      Worker fatally stabbed at New York movie theater  (Fox 04/15/2017)
      Police: Burglar breaks into home, cooks fried chicken  (Fox 04/15/2017)
• 
... the alleged burglar had taken some chicken and sausage from her refrigerator and appeared to be drunk off of her sister's liquor.
      Outraged Critics Assail ‘Mother of All Bombs’ as ‘Sexist’  (04/14/2017)
• 
... "grotesque to call a killing device, the ‘Mother of All Bombs.' The #MOAB is the epitome of lethal patriarchy."
• 
... "a patriarchal oppressive devise [sic] used by white men, and should not have the word ‘mother' attached to it's [sic] sexist nature."
      Joseph Jakubowski, wanted in weapons thefts, threatening manifesto, is arrested  (Fox 04/14/2017)
• 
... gave up "peacefully," investigators told reporters, saying they found firearms nearby.
• 
Jakubowski was accused of stealing 18 guns from Armageddon Supplies, a store near Janesville, on April 4 before he apparently torched his car and vanished.
• 
The manifesto bearing his name showed his hatred for religion, a long list of grievances against the government, and a desire to carry out unspecified attacks.
• 
"We the people should be out for these sick minded people belonging to the system!  We need to spill their blood!"
• 
The writer stated he would not bring harm or violence to anyone unless "these terrorist gangs continue their terrorism on human life and force my hand to protect and defend the honor and dignity of life!"
      'Trump must hang': Fresno State vows to 'review' professor's violent comments  (Fox 04/12/2017)
• 
... a professor posted a series of Twitter messages calling for President Trump to be hanged and for Republicans to be executed.
• 
"To save American democracy, Trump must hang.  The sooner and the higher, the better."
• 
"Has anyone started soliciting money and design drafts for a monument honoring the Trump assassin, yet?"
• 
"Justice = The execution of two Republicans for each deported immigrant."
• 
The university initially launched an investigation to determine that the professor's statements were made as a private citizen and not as a representative of the school.
• 
"The review of these and any other statements will be conducted in the context of rights of free expression..."
• 
Maischak told television station ... he was "appalled that the president of the university is allowing himself to be instrumentalized for a right-wing smear campaign."
• 
"Specifically, the suggestion that I had made ‘potential direct threats of violence that may violate the law' is unwarranted."
• 
"It constitutes an embrace by the university of the claims made by right-wing propaganda outlets."
• 
He went on to say he does not condone violence even though that's exactly what he advocated in his Twitter feed.
• 
"From the context of the entirety of my tweets, this should be evident to anyone reading them in good faith (as opposed to malicious intent)."
• 
In other words, he's taking the "It all depends on what the definition of hang is" defense.
• 
To say the professor is a prolific tweeter might be an understatement.  Consider these gems:
• 
"What would you do if your country has been hijacked by a gang of crazed homicidal fanatics?  You storm the cockpit #Flight93"
• 
"Mercy towards racists was always the fatal weakness of good Americans.  1865, 1965, they left too many of them alive."
• 
"If only Mary had had an abortion!  We would have been spared this Clerical-Fascist crap.  #His Glory my ass!"
• 
"You Fascist Trump-voting white trash scum can wallow in your filthy hell-holes of flyover states.  Enjoy."
      Virginia illegal immigrant charged in sex abuse case involving 12-year-old girl  (Fox 04/12/2017)
      Ohio woman charged with raping, robbing male taxi driver  (Fox 04/11/2017)
      San Bernardino elementary school shooting: Teacher, 8-year-old student killed in murder-suicide  (Fox 04/10/2017)
• 
Two students were wounded in the shooting.  One of them, identified as 8-year-old Jonathan Martinez, was later pronounced dead at a local hospital.
• 
The other injured student, aged 9, was in stable condition.
• 
... both students were standing behind Smith when the shooting began, but he does not believe they were targeted.
• 
... Anderson had a criminal record, including weapons and domestic violence charges.
• 
The chief said Anderson and Smith had only been married for a few months and had been estranged for at least a month.
      Chicago judge shot, killed outside his home  (Fox 04/10/2017)
      San Bernardino elementary school shooting: 2 reported dead in suspected murder-suicide  (Fox 04/10/2017)
      Prominent Editor Mocked For Saying "Tomahawk Missiles" Are Offensive to Native Americans  (04/09/2017)
• 
Mother Jones magazine's Editor in Chief has accused the "tomahawk" missiles that were fired at Syrian airbase last week of cultural appropriation that "must enrage a lot of Native Americans".
      Merkley takes to Senate floor 'as long as I'm able' against Gorsuch  (Fox 04/05/2017)
• 
"Make no mistake: this is a stolen seat — & if this theft is completed, it will undermine the integrity of the court for decades."
• 
"Until the FBI and Congress complete #Russia investigation, confirming @realDonaldTrump lifetime appointment to #SCOTUS is premature."
      Massachusetts couple says gas station attack against them was racially motivated  (Fox 04/04/2017)
• 
"A young black woman gets in my face and starts yelling, you got a message from me you got a message for me with your fancy car, and fancy boat.  She's punching at me, she's spitting."
• 
"Her hand came up, my glasses go flying, she was starting to scratch the hell out of my face."
• 
... were attacked by a random woman who shouted slurs at them and assaulted them with a hammer.
• 
"She ran over to me, and started to come towards me.  She looked at me and said ‘I'm so sick of you white [expletives],'"
• 
The suspect took off, but a witness managed to get a picture of her car.
• 
Deputies said she's been identified as 26-year-old Angela Jones of Newark, New Jersey.  An arrest warrant has been issued, but Jones remains at large.
      Lemon Refuses to Report on Susan Rice Unmasking: We Won't 'Aid & Abet' a Diversion  (Fox 04/04/2017)
• 
"There is no evidence whatsoever that the Trump team was spied on illegally.  There is no evidence that backs up the president's original claim."
• 
"And on this program tonight, we will not insult your intelligence by pretending otherwise, nor will we aid and abet the people who are trying to misinform you, the American people, by creating a diversion."
      Denver man dies while attempting doughnut-eating challenge  (Fox 04/04/2017)
      DNC's Perez says Trump a bully, 'didn't win election'  (Fox 04/01/2017)
• 
"Donald Trump, you don't stand for our values.  You didn't win this election."
• 
... and thanked attendees for participating in the worldwide protests after Trump took office in January.
• 
"We have a bully in Washington in the White House."
      PETA Says Milk is a ‘Symbol of White Supremacy’  (03/31/2017)
• 
... call milk the neo-Nazi drink of choice, stating that it has "long been" a symbol used by white supremacist groups as a "thinly veiled allegory for racial purity."
      ‘The Watcher’ sent another creepy letter to NJ couple, lawyer says  (Fox 03/31/2017)
      Anti-Trump vocab test for middle schoolers provokes parental outrage  (Fox 03/29/2017)
      De Blasio wants to employ every ex-con who has served jail time  (Fox 03/30/2017)
• 
Every inmate who leaves a Big Apple jail after serving a sentence will have a job waiting for him or her.
• 
When asked why ex-convicts were being guaranteed work over unemployed residents who haven't broken the law — including city high-school and college graduates — Hizzoner insisted the initiative, which will cost taxpayers $10 million a year, is a "smart investment for everyone."
• 
"It's part of life and we have to do better and better at breaking that cycle.  And that is in the taxpayer's interests, that's in the community's interests, that's humane, that fits our faith traditions."
• 
He urged unemployed people to head to a Workforce Career Center for job advice.
      Facebook post warning illegal immigrants of ICE raid deleted but defended  (Fox 03/29/2017)
• 
"If you are undocumented, don't go out on the street.  If there is a knock on the door of your house and you don't know who it is, don't open the door.  I ask you to be careful."
      Sanctuary city mayors fire back at Trump administration's threat to cut fed funding  (Fox 03/28/2017)
• 
"If they actually act to take away our money, we'll see them in court."
• 
"We will fight to protect the safety and dignity of all Angelenos."
• 
"We will work closely with our representatives in Congress to make sure that Los Angeles does not go without federal resources that help protect millions of people every day."
• 
"We won't back down from protecting New Yorkers from terror – or from an overzealous administration fixated on xenophobia and division."
• 
"As Sessions threatens to pull DOJ grants from Welcoming Cities, we stand resolute.  Trump's immigration policy is based in bigotry not safety."
      Team Trump cites stats, anecdotes to show dangers of sanctuary cities  (Fox 03/28/2017)
• 
"Here in New York City and in cities across the nation, this executive order could in fact undermine public safety and make our neighborhoods less safe."
• 
If people want to live here, they'll live here.  They can use my office.  They can use any office in this building."
• 
"I want to be clear: We're gonna stay a sanctuary city."
      Man in custody after claiming to have bomb near White House, source says  (Fox 03/28/2017)
      Schumer goes off on Trump supporter at NYC restaurant, witness says  (Fox 03/27/2017)
• 
"They are a highly respected couple, and Schumer made a scene, yelling, ‘She voted for Trump!' The Califanos left the restaurant, but Schumer followed them outside."
• 
On the sidewalk, Schumer carried on with his fantastical filibuster: "‘How could you vote for Trump?  He's a liar!' He kept repeating, ‘He's a liar!'?"
• 
"Sen.  Schumer was really rude .?.?.  He's our senator, and I don't really like him.  Yes, I voted for Trump.  Schumer joined us outside and he told me Trump was a liar.  I should have told him that Hillary Clinton was a liar, but I was so surprised I didn't say anything."
      Genital mutilation also occurs in the U.S., activists call on states to make it illegal  (Fox 03/27/2017)
• 
"Not a day goes by where I am not contacted by a girl who has been cut in this country, or forced to visit another country to have it done."
• 
"There are many who are secretly doing it here in the USA.  It is done very secretly and mostly women who do to their kids or grand kids."
• 
A bipartisan effort has sought to criminalize the practice.  ... However, only 24 states have laws in place that designate FGM unlawful, while 26 do not.
• 
"States need to make this illegal because the federal courts don't have the time to prosecute these all over the country."
• 
... as long as the U.S.  allows immigration from countries where it is widely practiced – from Egypt and Somalia to Iran, Iraq and Yemen – the problem "will continue to spread."
      Sessions takes aim at 'dangerous' sanctuary cities, warns on funding  (Fox 03/27/2017)
• 
"LAPD has never participated in programs that deputize local law enforcement to act as immigration agents, and on my watch they never will."
• 
"The administration's plan to deny federal funds to cities that are standing up for their values is unconstitutional."
• 
"Chicago is proud to stand with 34 cities and counties across the country in asking a federal court to prevent the federal government from illegally withholding federal funds."
• 
"My office will continue to ensure local governments have the tools they need to legally protect their immigrant communities – and we won't stop fighting to beat back President Trump's un-American immigration policies."
      Sword-carrying Joker arrested in Virginia, police say  (Fox 03/25/2017)
• 
... was arrested and charged with wearing a mask in public, a felony in the state of Virginia that can result in a year in jail.
      Trump blames Democrats for GOP health care bill failure, says ObamaCare is 'imploding'  (Fox 03/24/2017)
• 
"This was a rejection of the repeal of the Affordable Care Act," Democratic National Committee chair Tom Perez said in a written statement.  "In the words of my friend Joe Biden: This is a BFD."
• 
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called the failed GOP health care bill a "victory for the American people."
      After Rockville Rape, School Superintendent Accuses Parents of Racism  (Fox 03/23/2017)
• 
Smith wrote that "racist, xenophobic calls and emails" will not be tolerated and will be reported to the police.
• 
"While I know this tragic incident has become part of a national political debate, I want to remind community members that the lives of real students have been forever affected."
• 
"While many have chosen to engage civilly in the conversation, far too many have crossed the line with racist, xenophobic calls and emails.  MCPS is working with law enforcement to identify those who are making threats toward our students and schools.  This behavior will not be tolerated in our community."
• 
... Smith speaks out much more strongly about xenophobia than he does about the sexual assault of a minor.
• 
"To Dr.  Jack R.  Smith, the worst crime imaginable is not sexual violence against a child, but naughty language he considers 'intolerant,'"
      MS-13 gang member deported 4 times stabbed 2 women, abused child, cops say  (Fox 03/23/2017)
• 
"This is, in 28 years, probably the most heinous criminal act I've ever seen," Nassau County Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter told CBS New York.  "It really is nauseating."
      Sword death of black man is "assault" on diversity, New York officials say  (Fox 03/23/2017)
• 
James Harris Jackson took a bus to New York to target black men when he encountered Timothy Caughman, who was collecting bottles from trash cans, and stabbed him in his chest and back with a 26-inch sword.
• 
Jackson, who was arrested on suspicion of murder, told police that he had harbored feelings of hatred toward black men for at least 10 years.
• 
"The reason he picked New York is because it's the media capital of the world and he wanted to make a statement."
      JFK's diary reveals fascination with Hitler, compared to 'legend'  (Fox 03/22/2017)
• 
A young John F.  Kennedy filled dozens of pages in what historians believe to be his only diary.
• 
In one of the most interesting entries, Kennedy compares Adolf Hitler to a "legend."
• 
After the fall of Nazi Germany in 1945, JFK visited Hitler's bombed Bavarian Berghof residence and Eagle's Nest mountain retreat. 
• 
"He had boundless ambition for his country which rendered him a menace to the peace of the world, but he had a mystery about him in the way he lived and in the manner of his death that will live and grow after him."
• 
"He had in him the stuff of which legends are made."
• 
Kennedy predicted in his diary that Hitler would "emerge from the hatred that surrounds him now as one of the most significant figures who ever lived."
      Sean Hannity: Trump's warning on illegal immigrants proves grimly prophetic  (Fox 03/22/2017)
• 
From the very beginning of Donald Trump's historic run for the presidency, he said combating violent crime carried out by illegal immigrants would be one of his top concerns.
• 
His law and order stance and vow to secure the border was one of the reasons the American people elected him with 306 electoral votes.
• 
And his words from back in 2015 carry a prophetic poignancy in light of the horrific rape of a 14-year-old Maryland girl in a high school bathroom, allegedly by two much older immigrants.
• 
One suspect is here illegally, and the other's immigration status is not yet clear.
• 
"The U.S.  has become a dumping ground for everybody else's problems," then-candidate Trump said nearly two years ago.
• 
"When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best.  They're not sending you.  They're not sending you.  They're sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems with [them].  They're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists.  And some, I assume, are good people."
• 
"It's coming from more than Mexico," he continued.  "It's coming from all over South and Latin America."
• 
Trump was mocked mercilessly in the alt-left propaganda media and roundly roasted by Hispanic activists following those comments.  Here's a small sampling of what his critics said.
• 
"When you say that immigrants from Mexico are criminals and rapists, isn't that spreading hate?"
• 
"I'm outraged.  I can't understand how is it possible that a presidential candidate for the United — who wants to be president of the United States can speak and use hate language."
• 
"The natural reaction is to think that he's a clown, let's ignore him."
      White House blames Md.  school rape on lax border, sanctuary policies  (Fox 03/21/2017)
      Rape focuses critical attention on 'sanctuary' states  (Fox 03/21/2017)
• 
"While some have made this into an issue on immigration, we serve every student that walks in through every door."
• 
"We want to serve them because we know it would not be good for any child to go without an education."
• 
... the 18-year-old student was enrolled in a class alongside younger students because he was there to get the "best services for his needs."
      Rape focuses critical attention on 'sanctuary' states  (Fox 03/21/2017)
• 
Four days after the rape, Maryland's House of Delegates passed legislation to join states like California in becoming a "sanctuary state," affording illegal criminal aliens additional protections and making it more difficult to deport them or ask about immigration status.
• 
"Understanding, tolerance, and respect are hallmarks of the Montgomery County way.  Social justice for all is what we strive to achieve ..."
      Chicago girl apparently gang-raped on Facebook Live, police say  (Fox 03/21/2017)
• 
"Here's what's even more disturbing, more than the fact that they did this, there were so many people that saw it and didn't pick up the phone to dial 911."
      Democrats set to grill Gorsuch on second day of confirmation hearing  (Fox 03/21/2017)
• 
"For those of us on our side ... our job is to determine whether he will protect the legal and constitutional rights of all Americans, not just the powerful and the wealthy."
• 
... Gorsuch may "act like a neutral, calm judge" but in reality he "harbors a right-wing, pro corporate, special-interest agenda."
      Malibu declares itself a sanctuary city  (Fox 03/20/2017)
• 
"That's people coming into Malibu who may be undocumented.  I wanted to send a clear message that we are here for you."
      New details emerge in alleged rape of Maryland girl by two teens, one here illegally  (Fox 03/20/2017)
• 
Court records describe the merciless and brutal assault...
• 
... a Border Patrol agent stopped Sanchez-Milian in August 2016 in Rio Valley Grande, Texas, and determined he'd entered the country illegally from Mexico. 
• 
No information was released on 17-year-old Montano, other than his name, because of privacy restrictions related to him being a minor.
• 
... the Obama administration, and its "disastrous handling" of the surge of illegal aliens arriving from Central America, is partially to blame, noting at least one, and possibly both of the youths were part of that surge. 
• 
"The surge of Central American kids has become a significant problem in many of the school districts where they are allowed to resettle."
• 
Montgomery County has one of the "more notorious sanctuary policies" ... and the police deliberately do not cooperate with ICE. 
• 
"The result is that many gang members and other thugs and miscreants are allowed to remain in the county in defiance of immigration laws and causing problems like this."
• 
"Montgomery, like others that have absorbed a large number of the Central American youths, has experienced a noticeable uptick in violence that has been attributed to gangs like MS-13, and this has been especially acute in the high schools."
• 
"This is one of the worst case scenarios that was bound to happen, and it's not an isolated case."
• 
A spokeswoman for the Montgomery County Public Schools wrote a letter to parents to inform them of the incident.
• 
She said ensuring a safe, secure and welcoming learning environment for all of their students is a "top priority."
• 
"Our staff remains vigilant in the monitoring of our school each and every day.  Please remind your child that if they believe they are a victim of an assault or see something inappropriate, they should immediately tell a staff member."
      IRS granted Satanic cult tax-exempt status in 10 days, report says  (Fox 03/20/2017)
• 
While some conservative groups may wait years for tax-exempt status, the IRS swiftly gave approval for a Satanic cult that sponsored an "After School Satan Club."
• 
... the nonprofit called Reason Alliance, based in Somerville, Mass., operates in the state of Washington as the Satanic Temple of Seattle.
• 
The group appeared to have the goal of establishing Satan clubs in public schools throughout Washington in districts which had similar clubs operated by a Christian-based group.
• 
... established the Point Defiance Elementary Satanic club with the purpose of "character development," records obtained by Judicial Watch show, adding that adult instructors are vetted by the Satanic Temple's "Executive Ministry."
• 
Children ages 5-12 who attend the club would develop basic critical reasoning, character qualities, problem solving and creative expression, according to the Satanic Temple filings included in the documents.
• 
... the clubs are led by "caring Satanists."
• 
... the temple only wants to establish after-school Satan clubs in school districts with Christian Good News Clubs.
• 
The principal of the Point Defiance Elementary School revealed in documents that two weeks after the Satan Club launched, no one had signed up for it.
      Dem senators on notice: Back Gorsuch and face primary  (Fox 03/19/2017)
• 
"Democrats have failed to demonstrate a strong, unified resistance to this nominee despite the fact that he is an ultra-conservative jurist who will undermine our basic freedoms and threaten the independence of the federal judiciary.  We need you to do better."
• 
... "a massive grassroots campaign with actions planned in all 50 states to defeat Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court."
• 
"A Democratic vote to turn the Supreme Court over to Donald Trump and extremist Republicans would be a vote against women, people of color, Muslims, immigrants, workers and the environment.  With Roe v.  Wade hanging in the balance any Democrat who votes to advance Gorsuch's nomination will permanently damage his or her political career, just like Sec.  Clinton did when she voted for the Iraq war."
      Woman Charged With Assaulting Female Hoops Player Over ‘Culturally Appropriated’ Hair  (03/19/2017)
• 
... insisted that they remove braids from their hair, saying it's "cultural appropriation."
• 
After the team members dismissed her demands, she allegedly started a fight with one of them.
• 
... pulled the hair of one of the players and caused her to fall down.
• 
... allegedly stepped on the fallen player and injured her. 
• 
... "screamed swears and racial slurs"...  and tried to punch female players...
      Chicago Music Shop Owners Forced to Shut Down Over Trump Support  (Fox 03/19/2017)
• 
... because of threats and negative publicity they were receiving.
• 
"We actually drew some attention from the left, and they 'outed' us at that point as Trump supporters."
• 
... even people the two have known for a long time have "decide[d] we're white supremacists, we're xenophobes, not out of any evidence...  only evidence that we have voted for Donald Trump."
      Artist defends anti-Trump billboard  (Fox 03/20/2017)
• 
"I think a lot of people are feeling this way and I'm just trying to express what I think is on a lot of people's minds these days."
• 
The California-based artist said she received backing from the billboard's owner...
• 
"I got the opportunity to have a platform to say something, and I took that opportunity, and I take full responsibility for it."
• 
"I think everything Donald Trump is doing is destroying America from the inside."
      Georgia middle school teacher arrested in $6 million drug bust  (Fox 03/18/2017)
• 
... found 61 kilos of cocaine, a kilo of heroin, guns and cash in the home.
• 
... as been a teacher at Chestatee since 2015.
      Snowflake Watch: Safe words for safe spaces  (Fox 03/17/2017)
• 
"If a student feels hurt or offended by another student's comment, the hurt student can say ‘ouch.' In acknowledgement, the student who made the hurtful comment says "oops." If necessary, there can be further dialogue about this exchange."
• 
The guide was authored by Jesus Trevino, vice provost of the big taxpayer-funded university, whose salary reportedly is $214,000 per year.
      Secret Service laptop stolen in New York  (Fox 03/17/2017)
• 
A Secret Service laptop was stolen from an agent's vehicle parked in front of a New York residence.
• 
"The Secret Service believes this is a petty theft, which is not uncommon in the area, not a national security incident in which the agent was targeted."
• 
Since the agent left her PIV card with access codes with the computer, that makes it easier to access the information on the computer.
• 
If the security information for Trump Tower was somehow on the laptop and was then removed from the laptop, however, the entire security plan for the Manhattan skyscraper would have to be overhauled.
• 
The Secret Service source told ... that they don't believe the laptop was stolen by a foreign power and that the incident is being investigated as a "street crime."
      Social media live videos a disturbing new platform for public suicides  (Fox 03/17/2017)
      Donald Trump's sharp budget ax: Now the swamp fights back  (Fox 03/17/2017)
• 
"Massive cuts to the arts, science and the poor."
• 
"Trump Proposes Eliminating the Arts and Humanities Endowments."
• 
"Trump Government Bloodletting."
      Judge to rule on controversial 'pig painting' at the Capitol  (Fox 03/16/2017)
• 
The art work was part of an annual contest sponsored by Rep.  William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., and is said to be a symbolic representation of injustice, inequality and the unrest in Ferguson following the shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer in 2014.
• 
Clay filed a federal lawsuit over the removal of the painting, arguing that it violated constitutional rights of expression.
      Trump budget would end federal funding for arts endowment, PBS  (Fox 03/16/2017)
• 
... would "continue our practice of educating about the NEA's vital role in serving our nation's communities."
• 
Established in 1965, the NEA's primary mission is to provide grants to museums, symphony orchestras, as a means to "encourage individual and institutional development of the arts."
• 
The NEA also distributes funds to individual artists and to state arts agencies.
• 
The more controversial grants included one to artist Andrew Serrano who featured a photo of a crucifix submerged in a glass of his own urine.
• 
Another was given to Robert Mapplethorpe, whose NEA-supported exhibit in Cincinnati was cancelled because of protests of aspects of his art that showed explicit photos of sexual acts and S&M culture.
      Sean Hannity: Alt-left media killed journalism in quest to bury Trump  (Fox 03/16/2017)
• 
"Here you have a deranged president, or a pathologically lying president, lying about the operations of the American government and lying about the previous president of the United States."
• 
"Trump's critics, those who are worried about this president and this White House, saw a live special television event brought to you by narcissism, thin skin, chaos and deeply personal grievances."
      Plot thickens in probe of House IT contractors  (Fox 03/14/2017)
• 
Official documents and multiple sources say at least five contractors — including brothers Imran, Jamal and Abid Awan — are the focus of the probe but that as many as six people could be involved.
• 
The others purportedly involved are Imran's wife, Hina Alvi, and Rao Abbas, who is not part of the family.
• 
They allegedly removed hundreds of thousands of dollars of equipment from offices, including computers and servers, and ran a procurement scheme in which they bought equipment, then overcharged the House administrative office that assigns such contractors to members.
• 
House Democrats have stood by the contractors, privately and publicly suggesting their Muslim and Pakistani heritage prompted the probe and is contributing to fear-mongering.
      Snoop Dogg shoots clown resembling Trump in new music video  (Fox 03/14/2017)
• 
... raps about police brutality in a world inhabited by clowns.
      ACLU Tells Trump Resistance: 'We'll Do Work in Courts, You Do Work in Streets'  (Fox 03/13/2017)
• 
The American Civil Liberties Union hosted a nationwide training session where it emphasized the legal rights of Americans to protest the Trump administration.
• 
"We will bring all the lawsuits necessary to defend these rights.  ... We'll do the work in the courts.  You do the work in the streets."
• 
... live-streamed online, was called "The Resistance Training," where people were urged to organize public protests in their own areas.
      Martha MacCallum confronts Ferguson documentary filmmaker  (Fox 03/13/2017)
• 
"You know how the system works.  These cops get off every single time."
• 
MacCallum pointed out that three separate forensic examinations showed that Brown was shot from the front. 
• 
"I don't care," Pollock said.  "They failed him.  They all failed."
• 
"You know how many black men are in jail right now for nothing?"
• 
"Because the Department of Justice failed them?  ... Don't just tell me, because they closed the book on it, we're OK."
      Spicer ambushed by woman in Apple Store  (Fox 03/13/2017)
• 
... asking him what it is like working for a "fascist."
• 
In the video she is heard asking Sean Spicer if he "helped with the Russia stuff."
• 
... video showed the woman asking how Spicer felt "about destroying our country."
• 
The woman in the video continued to ask Spicer if he was a "criminal" and if he had "committed treason too, just like the president."
• 
Spicer said in the video that the United States is "such a great country that allows you to be here."
• 
"That is racism and it is an implied threat."
• 
"I was not polite.  But when does being impolite mean that I should be thrown out of the United States of America?"
• 
... asked if he felt "good about lying to the American people."
      New Trump travel ban can't be enforced on Syrian family trying to flee to Wisconsin, judge says  (Fox 03/10/2017)
• 
The Syrian man filed a new complaint on Friday afternoon, alleging the new order is still an anti-Muslim ban that violates his freedom of religion and right to due process.
      Bloody man chases kids at crowded California park until police kill him  (Fox 03/10/2017)
• 
A bloody, shirtless man with what appeared to be a broken wine bottle turned a balmy evening of soccer practice and batting cages into a scene of chaos and panic.
• 
It didn't end until police shot and killed him.
• 
"To me, it was excessive force.  He was good-hearted.  He would never go after kids."
      Florida man claims assault prompted by Trump sticker  (Fox 03/09/2017)
• 
"All of a sudden I see out of the corner of my eye something coming out and when I turned to look, that's when he punched me in my right eye."
• 
The punch left him with a deep gash over his eye that needed five stitches.
      ACLU files ethics complaint against Sessions with Alabama Bar Disciplinary Commission  (Fox 03/09/2017)
• 
"Mr.  Sessions made false statement during sworn testimony on January 10, 2017 and in a subsequent written response to questions January 17, 2017."
• 
"Rule 8.4 (c) of the Alabama Rules of Professional Conduct states that it is professional misconduct for a lawyer to 'engage in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit or misrepresentation."
• 
In a press conference, Sessions pushed back forcefully, however, on allegations he misled lawmakers.  Though he testified during his confirmation hearing that he had no "communications" with Russia during the campaign, when he was a top surrogate for then-candidate Donald Trump, Sessions defended his answer as "honest and correct."
• 
"I never had meetings with Russian operatives or Russian intermediaries about the Trump campaign," he said.
• 
Sessions said he did not intend to mislead anyone, suggesting he was referring in that hearing only to discussions about the campaign.  Still, Sessions said he would write to the Senate Judiciary Committee to "explain this testimony for the record."
      Legal challenges to Trump's travel ban mount from US states  (Fox 03/09/2017)
• 
Washington ... state would ask Robart to rule that his temporary restraining order against the first ban applies to Trump's revised action.
• 
... said it's not the government, but the court, that gets to decide whether the revised order is different enough that it would not be covered by previous temporary restraining order.
• 
... Hawaii said the revised order would harm its Muslim population, tourism and foreign students.
• 
Hawaii's complaint says it is suing to protect its residents, businesses and schools, as well as its "sovereignty against illegal actions of President Donald J.  Trump and the federal government."
      Exclusive: Air Force says words like 'boy' and 'girl' could be offensive  (Fox 03/09/2017)
• 
... evidence the military is still infected with Obama-era political correctness.
• 
Now, to be fair there were some legitimately offensive and racially charged words and phrases on the list.  But also included on the list were the words boy and girl. 
• 
The email was written by a senior Air Force leader and was sent to an untold number of personnel at Lackland Air Force Base.
• 
Airmen were advised to study a list of words and phrases that "may be construed offensive."
• 
"Please be cognizant that such conduct is 100 percent zero tolerance in or outside of the work climate."
• 
"Let's capitalize on our richly diverse climate, and help others seek assistance if they are struggling with compliance."
• 
"The Air Force has no list of prohibited terms," a public affairs spokesperson told me.  "It was sent out by an individual simply reminding Airmen to be respectful to others."
• 
Apparently, the words "100 percent zero tolerance" don't have the same meaning in Air Force vernacular.
• 
It's time for Defense Secretary James Mattis to root out political correctness in the Armed Forces.
• 
We must never again allow the greatest fighting force on the planet to be used as a social engineering petri dish.
      Chicago's violent gangs looting freight cars filled with guns  (Fox 03/09/2017)
• 
In a city already reeling from one of the most violent crime waves in years, where tens of thousands of firearms are recovered from the streets every year, 150 stolen guns might not seem like a big deal.
• 
But one single gun can be linked to at least 14 fatal shootings.
• 
"How in the world are these kids getting these guns?  I see them on Facebook.  Everybody got guns.  They can't go purchase a gun, so where are they getting them from?"
      Hawaii sues to block Trump's revised travel ban  (Fox 03/08/2017)
• 
... "the new executive order is resulting in the establishment of religion in the State of Hawaii contrary to its state Constitution."
• 
The filing also says the revised ban will damage Hawaii's "economy, educational institutions, and tourism industry; and it is subjecting a portion of the state's citizens to second-class treatment and discrimination, while denying all Hawaii residents the benefits of an inclusive and pluralistic society."
• 
"This new executive order is nothing more than Muslim Ban 2.0.  Under the pretense of national security, it still targets immigrants and refugees.  It leaves the door open for even further restrictions."
      School Teaches Zi & Zir Without Permission from Mom & Dad  (03/07/2017)
• 
Indiana parents are furious after eighth graders at Lincoln Junior High School were exposed to a classroom lesson on sexual orientation, gender expression and gender identity issues – without being notified in advance by the school district.
• 
The 12-year-olds were required to watch a video titled, "LGBTQ: Understanding Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities."
• 
They were also required to answer a questionnaire with all sorts of probing questions.
• 
1.  What is sexual orientation?
• 
2.  What is gender?
• 
3.  At what age do kids start being exposed to gender stereotypes?
• 
4.  What is an LGBTQ ally?
• 
5.  What is gender expression?
• 
6.  What is ‘coming out'?
• 
7.  Name at least three resources that you can use to support you if you come out?
• 
8.  What does GSA stand for and what does it do?
• 
9.  What are two things you can do to show support of the LGBTQ community
• 
"Schools have been concerned about harassment and bullying over sexual orientation and gender identity since President Obama's directive on Title IX last year."
• 
"This was not part of the curriculum and it doesn't directly address a state standard, but it is a national standard for grade 8," he added.
• 
So teaching 12-year-olds about gender expression is a national education standard?  Really?
• 
"The video turned my stomach," she told me.  "It's nothing less than indoctrination.  This has nothing to do with health class.  It's purely political."
• 
"The message was basically that students are not cool unless they are pro-gay."
• 
... if we want to stop this radical, leftwing agenda, parents must engage themselves in the educational process.
      ‘Day Without a Woman’ strike shuts down schools as teachers bolt  (Fox 03/08/2017)
• 
Officials said all schools in Prince George's County in Maryland are closed Wednesday after 1,700 teachers asked for the day off to participate in the protest.  About 30 percent of the transportation staff also requested an absense.
• 
In Virginia, Alexandria City Public Schools — a district that voted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election — announced it will close schools for the day after more than 300 staff members requested a leave.
• 
"I'm really proud that so many teachers want to participate in the Day Without A Woman.  It takes a lot of courage.  So glad these women are teaching my daughter."
• 
"I think it's great that schools are participating."
      Uber driver arraigned on charge of raping Virginia passenger  (Fox 03/07/2017)
• 
Licensed cab drivers are required to undergo rigorous criminal background checks in many cities, but Uber has been pushing back at requiring fingerprints and deeper background checks for its drivers.
• 
Uber has argued that such checks are unfair to the innocent or exonerated, but critics say failing to screen drivers is dangerous.
      House Republicans release long-awaited ObamaCare replacement bill  (Fox 03/06/2017)
• 
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi ... said the bill "hands billionaires a massive new tax break while shifting huge costs and burdens onto working families across America."
• 
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer ... said the proposal "would cut and cap Medicaid, defund Planned Parenthood, and force Americans, particularly older Americans, to pay more out of pocket for their medical care all so insurance companies can pad their bottom line."
      GOP lawmakers get behind Trump immigration order reboot amid new legal threats  (Fox 03/06/2017)
• 
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey ... called the newest language misguided and said it is "a clear attempt to resurrect a discredited order and fulfill a discriminatory and unconstitutional campaign promise."
• 
Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring, who also led a legal challenge to Trump's first ban, said the new directive still "sends a horrible message to the world."
• 
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel calling the revision a betrayal of the country's core values.
• 
"The legal grounds of the first travel ban were questionable at best, and today's iteration is nothing more than a wolf in sheep's clothing – different packaging intended to achieve the same result."
      Trump signs new immigration order, narrows scope of travel ban  (Fox 03/06/2017)
• 
"A watered down ban is still a ban," Sen.  Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said in a written statement.
• 
"Despite the administration's changes, this dangerous executive order makes us less safe, not more, it is mean-spirited, and un-American.  It must be repealed."
• 
Omar Jadwat, director of the ACLU's Immigrants' Rights Project, agreed.
• 
"President Trump has recommitted himself to religious discrimination, and he can expect continued disapproval from both the courts and the people."
      Arrests made after some 'March 4 Trump' rallies turn violent  (Fox 03/05/2017)
• 
A group of counter protesters gathered nearby, separated from the rally by police tape.
• 
They chanted "No Trump.  No KKK.  No fascist USA" and held signs with messages like "Your vote was a hate crime."
      Sessions not alone: Russian ambassador also met with numerous Democrats  (Fox 03/03/2017)
• 
... had "been on the Armed Services Com for 10 years.  No call or meeting w/Russian ambassador.  Ever.  Ambassadors call members of Foreign Rel Com."
• 
"Off to meeting w/Russian Ambassador.  Upset about the arbitrary/cruel decision to end all U.S.  adoptions, even those in process."
• 
"Today calls with British, Russian, and German ambassadors re: Iran deal.  #doingmyhomework."
      Woman allegedly tells police she crashed into chicken truck because she's vegan  (Fox 03/02/2017)
      Teen arrested in home invasion that left woman bound for days  (Fox 03/02/2017)
      Chicago grandmother guilty in torture death of 8-year-old granddaughter  (Fox 03/02/2017)
      Jiminy Cricket!  Disney goes gay  (Fox 03/01/2017)
• 
... when it comes to the entertainment industry, nothing is sacred in its quest to indoctrinate American children.  Not even Disney.
• 
So, don't be too surprised if the next Disney animated classic documents Tinker Bell's torrid lesbian affair with Snow White while a gender questioning Peter Pan crushes on Pinocchio who just got out of a long-term relationship with one of the seven gender-fluid dwarfs.
      School: No More Music Composed by White Guys  (02/26/2017)
• 
"We made a commitment this year to only buy music from composers of color."
• 
Apparently, some of the teenage musicians were terribly offended and downright disturbed because they were performing music composed by white folks. 
• 
"There's a kind of an ideological segregation of who can and cannot be in band, based on who the composers are, and what the music is like."
• 
"I really, really want other students of color to be able to feel like they are welcomed and appreciated anywhere, that they don't have to check themselves at the door."
• 
"The more you practice talking about race, culture and ethnicity, the more comfortable you are," band director Nora Tycast said. 
• 
It sounds to me like racism disguised as diversity. 
      Sheriff: Gunman killed after firing at Florida pipeline site  (Fox 02/26/2017)
• 
... the gunman fired shots from a high-powered rifle Sunday morning at equipment being used to construct the Sabal Trail pipeline, a natural gas line that will run from Alabama to Florida.
• 
... the man got out and exchanged shots with deputies, who killed him.
      Dozens of headstones toppled at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery  (Fox 02/26/2017)
• 
"The cemetery was inspected and approximately 100 additional headstones were found to be knocked over," apparently sometime after dark Saturday.
• 
"I'm hoping it was maybe just some drunk kids.  But the fact that there's so many, it leads one to think it could have been targeted."
• 
The damage comes less than a week after a Jewish cemetery in suburban St.  Louis reported more than 150 headstones vandalized, many of them tipped over.
      Rachel Dolezal, white woman who identifies as black, now jobless, may soon be homeless  (Fox 02/26/2017)
• 
Rachel Dolezal, the infamous white woman who for years passed herself off as African American and rose to become head of an NAACP branch, is now jobless, on food stamps and expects to soon be homeless.
• 
"I do think a more complex label would be helpful, but we don't really have that vocabulary."
• 
"I feel like the idea of being trans-black would be much more accurate than ‘I'm white.' Because, you know, I'm not white ... Calling myself black feels more accurate than saying I'm white."
• 
She's also apparently begun ruffling feathers in the transgender community by claiming that race, like gender, is fluid.
• 
"It's more so.  Because it wasn't even biological to begin with.  It was always a social construct."
• 
"I feel that I was born with the essential essence of who I am, whether it matches my anatomy and complexion or not."
• 
"I've never questioned being a girl or a woman, for example, but whiteness has always felt foreign to me, for as long as I can remember.  I didn't choose to feel this way or be this way, I just am.
• 
"What other choice is there than to be exactly who we are?"
• 
See related Obvious Question (Michael Ramirez, 06/18/2015) cartoon from USA picture album
      28 injured after truck plows into New Orleans parade crowd; suspect in custody  (Fox 02/26/2017)
• 
... the suspect, who was traveling in the opposite direction of the parade and struck two vehicles, veered off to the other side from the parade, hitting a number of pedestrians before coming to a stop.
• 
The suspect was described by Harrison as "highly intoxicated";
• 
The victims range in age from as young as 3 or 4-years-old to adults in their 30s and 40s.
• 
... the suspect was intoxicated and was shouting "kill me" as he was being taken away.
      Gunman kills 8-year-old after car accident  (Fox 02/26/2017)
• 
An 8-year-old Houston girl survived a car crash Saturday morning — only to be shot and killed minutes later.
• 
After the impact, a female driver in one of the cars suddenly whipped out a gun, and started blasting away.
• 
"She pulled a gun out of the window and she started shooting.  Each one of those bullets hit the back of my car where my baby was."
      ‘Anti-Racism’ Preschool in Seattle Will Teach Toddlers Social Justice  (02/25/2017)
• 
Children are never too young to become "woke" to social justice ideology.
• 
... aiming to indoctrinate children younger than seven in social justice and intersectional theory.
      Witches Cast Mass Spell with Hopes of Removing Trump from Office  (Fox 02/25/2017)
• 
The forms of protests originating with liberals who still have not accepted the election results simply get weirder and weirder...
• 
The witches have pledged to cast a spell under each crescent moon until Trump is no longer president.
      It's official: Pentagon now calling terror group 'ISIS'  (Fox 02/24/2017)
• 
He didn't use the phrase because he insisted, "loose language that appears to pose a civilizational conflict between the West and Islam, or the modern world and Islam, then we make it harder, not easier, for our friends and allies and ordinary people to resist and push back against the worst impulses inside the Muslim world," Obama told...
• 
Obama and his administration used the phrase "violent extremism" to describe the terror threat.
      'Women appreciate' billboard in North Carolina sparks protest  (Fox 02/24/2017)
• 
Some women in North Carolina apparently don't 'appreciate' a new billboard.  ... that reads, "Real men provide.  Real women appreciate it."
• 
"It's absolutely, absolutely insulting to single mothers, to women who have careers whether they are small careers or big careers."
• 
"We are protesting patriarchy and sexism, and that this antiquated way of thinking about women exists at all."
• 
"We are protesting the implied demand that women be silent and appreciate, regardless of whatever circumstances, their role as non-providers."
      Sean Hannity: Trump frustrates 'fake news' media at every turn  (Fox 02/21/2017)
• 
"Trump's attacks on the American press as enemies of the American people are more treacherous than Richard Nixon's attacks on the press."
• 
"Nixon's attacks on the press were largely in private.  There's a history of what ‘enemy of the people' ... means as used by dictators and authoritarians, including Stalin, including Hitler.  And I'm not about to say anything about comparing Hitler and Trump, but it's a demagogue's statement."
• 
On election night, as the realization crept in that Donald Trump would be the next president, it was like a funeral at every one of these networks.
• 
"America is crying tonight.  I'm not sure how much of America, but a very, very significant portion.  And I mean literally crying.  I've gotten texts from a college campus about a dorm that's just in tears."
      The mainstream media hates deplorables — and they aren't fond of Trump either  (Fox 02/20/2017)
• 
This is the same "revered" news organization that once waxed poetically about the flossing habits of President Obama and commemorated his 50th birthday with a stomach-churning essay that read like a cheap romance novel.
• 
"His brow is mostly smooth, his chin firm, his neck taut," gushed Denise Grady of The New York Times.
      Wegmans supermarket sells out of Trump wine after proposed boycott  (Fox 02/20/2017)
• 
"Let's demonstrate through economic action that the residents and business owners of Charlottesville will not stand for the hatred espoused by Eric Trump and those like him."
      Former Trump pal Russell Simmons leads 'I Am A Muslim Too' rally against president  (Fox 02/19/2017)
• 
The Muslim call to prayer rang out through Times Square in New York City on Sunday afternoon as a large, mixed-faith crowd of merchandise hawkers, social activists, organizers, curious tourists – and genuine protesters – declared their allegiance with Islam.
• 
"We are here today to show Middle America our beautiful sides."
• 
... "if you are silent, then you are complicit" in the "dismantling" of the Constitution and Bill of Rights.
• 
"We will fight hatred with love.  We will fight bigotry with inclusivity."
• 
One protester yelled at "fascist" police officers engaged in directing crowd control for being "un-American" and "squelching" freedom of speech.
• 
... a college-aged man held a sign that crossed out the "Love Trumps Hate" slogan and replaced it with "Smash The State."
• 
Chants of "Hey hey, ho ho, Donald Trump has got to go" and "No wall, No Muslim ban, no fascist USA" were frequently encouraged.
• 
"Everyone except white privileged males are in immediate danger."
• 
An activist who also served as a social media team member for The Women's March wore a pin with the words "F — - the police."
• 
... signs carried the slogans "No ban" or "No Muslim ban."
• 
Rabbi Marc Schneier called it a "Muslim refugee ban" and said "in the United States it is open season on Muslims."
• 
"To announce a discriminatory ban against countries that, actually there is no data that says that is where terrorists have come from in this country."
• 
One early speaker, attempting to deliver a put down against Trump, unwittingly acknowledged that he helped build the New York skyline.  After screams from the crowd, the man backtracked.
• 
... anti-Trump buttons were in high demand, and available for $2 each.
• 
"Free posters!  Hold ‘em up high!  Stick ‘em to a wall!"
• 
See related Love Trumps Hate (Sean Delonas, 11/10/2016) cartoon from USA picture album
      Melania Trump attacked for reciting 'The Lord's Prayer' at campaign rally  (Fox 02/19/2017)
• 
Leftists on social media tore into First Lady Melania Trump, mocking her accent and religion and branding her everything from a hostage to a whore – all for the secular offense of reciting "The Lord's Prayer."
      Wisconsin students group demands free tuition for black students  (Fox 02/17/2017)
• 
... consideration of ACT and SAT scores in applications upholds "white supremacy" because it restricts opportunities for the poor.
• 
The resolution demands free tuition, free housing and no fees for all black people, including former inmates.
      Erick Erickson: The intelligence community vs.  Trump.  We're watching a low level coup, America  (Fox 02/16/2017)
• 
A lot of people who think Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning are American heroes are under the impression Donald Trump and members of his administration are traitors.
• 
Hollywood celebrities are openly calling for a military coup.
• 
Political commentators are comparing Donald Trump's election to 9/11 or Pearl Harbor because, allegedly and with no evidence, Russia stole the election.
      Sean Hannity: Comparing Flynn affair to 9/11, Pearl Harbor shows media in  (Fox wn/0/2017)
• 
The headline screamed: "Trump campaign aides had repeated contact with Russian intelligence."
• 
"...  we have never taken seriously from the very beginning Russia hacked our election.  That was a 9/11-scale event.  They attacked the core of our very democracy.  That was a Pearl Harbor-scale event."
• 
"Watergate is the biggest political scandal of my lifetime, until maybe now.  It was as close as came to a debilitating constitutional crisis, until maybe now."
      Disabled Navy veteran beaten after defending turtle  (Fox 02/16/2017)
• 
... they were taking the turtle and slamming it down as hard as they could on its shell.
• 
He asked them to leave the animal alone and then tried to help the turtle back into the water. 
• 
"While I had my head turned, two of them started hitting me in the back of the head and punching me."
• 
"Next thing I know we're in a scuffle and I'm fighting three of them at the same time defending myself."
• 
... the group began to punch and kick him, leaving him with a severely swollen eye and a bump on the back of his head.
• 
"When he got slapped ... it shot stuff outside.  So, I don't doubt the turtle died."
• 
... another officer went to check on the turtle later, it was gone; they believe the turtle died and sank into the water.
      Media escalate Trump-Russia reporting as he rips 'fake news' conspiracies  (Fox 02/16/2017)
• 
"That's why the catastrophe of this administration won't end with Flynn's departure, or even with an investigation of Trump's ties to Russia.  It will end only when Trump is impeached and convicted."
      US spies reportedly keeping intelligence from Trump  (Fox 02/15/2017)
• 
"Let me tell you, you take on the intelligence community, they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you."
• 
"So even for a practical, supposedly hard-nosed businessman, he's being really dumb to do this."
      Pennsylvania college group wants pins to start conversation on 'white privilege'  (Fox 02/15/2017)
• 
"This project will encourage people to have conversations about race and how their inherent white privilege has a part in the systematic oppression of minorities — whether or not they purposefully participate in the system."
      ESPN sued for wrongful termination by announcer after Venus Williams match call  (Fox 02/15/2017)
• 
... he said Williams used "the guerrilla effect."
• 
The comment went viral because it was pushed along by the New York Times on twitter labeling it as the "appalling" term "gorilla," which "ignited the flames of anger and hatred" against Adler.
• 
Adler was fired two days later. 
• 
He claims he was using a well-known term to describe aggressive play yet ESPN has destroyed his career. 
• 
"By the way ESPN chose to handle this non-issue, they effectively branded me, my character and my reputation for the rest of my life."
• 
Apparently the world "guerilla" has been used for decades in the tennis world.
• 
"The irony is that Adler called everything correctly and in a professional manner, whereas ESPN did not – they recklessly made the wrong call."
• 
"It was not only political correctness gone overboard, but also a cowardly move that ruined a good man's career."
      Pelosi, Cummings, New York Times fall victim to fake Twitter account  (Fox 02/15/2017)
• 
... even the fake Flynn account chiming in: "The failing @nytimes, @NancyPelosi & @RepCummings issued statements based on 100% FAKE news.  We expect more from our media & politicians!"
      Illegal immigrants signal they would prefer detention over deportation  (Fox 02/13/2017)
• 
All but one of about 50 undocumented Mexican migrants at a meeting Saturday indicated they would rather risk detention and long court battles in the U.S.  than return to Mexico voluntarily.
• 
"Even if it takes months," shouted one woman.  "Even if it takes years," another yelled.  "We are here to fight."
• 
By overwhelming already heavily burdened immigration courts, Mr.  Castaneda hopes the legal system would break down, bringing deportations to a halt.
• 
... President Enrique Pena Nieto recently budgeted about $50 million to the country's 50 consulates to help pay the costs of defending migrants who are in the U.S.  illegally and facing deportation.
      About 20,000 protesters march in Mexico City to send message to Trump administration  (Fox 02/13/2017)
• 
... demanding respect for their country and its migrants in the face of perceived hostility from President Donald Trump's administration.
• 
The marchers protested Trump's plans for a border wall and increased deportations of migrants.
• 
Trump has also pressured U.S.  corporations to provide jobs in the United States, not Mexico.
• 
"The United States and Mexico are natural friends and allies, but Trump is destroying this."
• 
"This is a march for dignity."
• 
"We want demonstrate to all of those who suffer discrimination in the United States that we are with them."
• 
See related Demand Work (Paul Nowak, 04/04/2006) cartoon from USA picture album
      TSA workers helped Puerto Rico-based ring smuggle $100M of cocaine, prosecutors say  (Fox 02/13/2017)
• 
... smashed a ring of current and former U.S.  Transportation Security Administration workers that allegedly smuggled 20 tons of cocaine worth as much as $100 million into the U.S.  over more than a decade.
• 
"These individuals were involved in a conspiracy to traffic massive quantities of illegal narcotics to the continental United States."
      Grammys get political as Adele struggles with performance, wins big  (Fox 02/12/2017)
• 
"... With President Trump we don't know what comes next.  We can survive by sticking together."
• 
"At this particular point in history, our voices are needed more than ever."
      Mexican woman in Texas sentenced to 8 years in prison for voter fraud  (Fox 02/11/2017)
• 
... was found guilty ... on two counts of illegal voting after she falsely claimed to be a United States citizen and voted at least five times between 2012 and 2014.
• 
... Ortega's identity came into question after she tried to register to vote twice in Tarrant County.
      Principal says Trump is worse than 9/11 terrorist  (Fox ks/0/2017)
• 
The principal of a fancy New York City private school says the election of President Trump is worse than the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
• 
Steve Nelson, principal of the Calhoun School, fired off a hate-filled email to parents blasting the president.
• 
He also said Trump's election would be more devastating than Vietnam, Watergate and the assassination of the Rev.  Martin Luther King, Jr.
• 
Just to put this in perspective, the principal believes President Trump is worse than the Muslim hijackers who flew jetliners into buildings and slaughtered thousands of Americans.
• 
The principal would have us believe that he was more disturbed by Trump's election than the sight of New Yorkers falling from the sky or the Twin Towers collapsing onto the streets of lower Manhattan.
• 
In the liberal mindset, conservatives who support traditional marriage and securing the border and gun rights are not just deplorable.  They believe we are irredeemable deplorables.
• 
In other words, our beliefs make us beyond redemption.
• 
That's why so many parents and teachers defended Principal Nelson's hate speech.
• 
"I've been at the school for 19 years and there was not a message that got a more positive response than this one."
• 
"If this upset a few people I understand.  But you can't make everyone happy all the time."
• 
So let's set the record straight.
• 
President Trump has never waged jihad against Americans — nor has he assassinated a Civil Rights leader or napalmed a jungle in Vietnam.
• 
And to compare those horrific atrocities with the president's desire to make our nation great again is not just offensive — it's downright evil.
      'We're going to see more': Sanctuary cities cave in face of Trump's funding threats  (Fox 02/10/2017)
• 
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel also vowed to protect illegal immigrants, including ones suspected or convicted of crimes, from the feds.
• 
"I want to be clear: We're going to stay a sanctuary city," Emanuel said.  "There is no stranger among us... you are welcome in Chicago as you pursue the American dream."
      Protesters initially block DeVos from entering DC school  (Fox 02/10/2017)
• 
... with one "Black Lives Matter" demonstrator even briefly standing in front of her vehicle.
• 
Protesters shouted "shame, shame" at the secretary...
      Americans renouncing citizenship at record high  (Fox 02/10/2017)
• 
The report did not show why many Americans made the decison, although money could certainly be a factor.
• 
The report pointed out that the U.S.  is one of the few countries that taxes based on nationality.  American citizens are liable to pay U.S.  taxes even if they live abroad.
      Suspects in videotaped Chicago beating plead not guilty  (Fox 02/10/2017)
• 
Four black people charged with hate crimes in the brutal, live-Facebook-broadcast attack on a white mentally disabled man in Chicago have pleaded not guilty.
• 
On the video, the suspects are seen beating the schizophrenic victim and can be heard taunting him and shouting profanities against white people and Donald Trump.
• 
The victim is seen with his mouth taped shut and slumped in a corner of a room.
• 
Two of the suspects are seen cutting off his sweatshirt, and others taunt him off camera.
• 
The video also shows a wound on the top of the man's head.  One attacker pushed his head with his or her foot.
• 
A red band also appears to be around the victim's hands.  He was tied up for four to five hours.
      Price confirmed as head of HHS; to be point person in dismantling of Obamacare  (Fox 02/10/2017)
• 
"The Republicans launch their first assault in their war on seniors.
• 
"He seems to have no higher priority than to terminate health coverage for millions of people."
      Appeals court upholds ruling blocking Trump's immigration order  (Fox 02/09/2017)
• 
The court ruled that the government has not presented "any evidence" of a sufficient national security threat from the seven countries in question.
• 
"...[The] Government has not offered any evidence or even an explanation of how the national security concerns that justified those designations, which triggered visa requirements, can be extrapolated to justify an urgent need for the Executive Order to be immediately reinstated.
      Californians foot $25G bill for 40 hours of Holder's anti-Trump time  (Fox 02/08/2017)
• 
... to help the state strategize for upcoming clashes with the Trump administration.
• 
"...  California state legislators are wasting tax dollars to bankroll another corrupt politician – Eric Holder – under the pretense of attacking the Trump administration."
• 
"I'm here just to assist these gentlemen and the people who they serve with in trying to protect the interests of the people of California," Holder told reporters.
• 
Asked how he was doing it, Holder responded, "Well."
      Celebrities weigh in on Betsy DeVos confirmation: 'This is murdering' our school system  (Fox 02/08/2017)
• 
Many celebrities, including some who went to private school or have kids in private school, took to Twitter to express their concern that DeVos would be the end of the public school system.
      DeVos foes now claiming her policies could 'kill children,' ruin public schools  (Fox 02/07/2017)
• 
"Voucher programs will create systems in which queer kids have literally zero access to support apparatus bc they are in religious schools."
• 
"Meaning voucher programs will lead to more suicides.  Betsy DeVos's policies will kill children."
• 
"The president's decision to ask Betsy DeVos to run the Department of Education should offend every single American man, woman, and child who has benefitted from the public education system in this country."
• 
"Betsy DeVos is the worst person to be around schoolbooks since Lee Harvey Oswald."
• 
The New Republic urged readers not to "normalize Betsy Devos.  Her views are simply much too dangerous."
      2 men storm Michigan police station to confront cops over traffic stop  (Fox 02/07/2017)
• 
Two men wearing body armor and carrying firearms and cameras were arrested Sunday at a Michigan police headquarters in a confrontation livestreamed on the internet.
      Gregg Jarrett: Why the law is on Trump's side with his immigration ban  (Fox 02/06/2017)
• 
So how have Washington residents been harmed?  Lawyers for the state suggest their economy will be adversely impacted because the ban may prevent immigrants from working for Washington-based companies.
• 
Taxes might be reduced and its education system could be affected.
      Criminal whose sentence was commuted by Obama is back in prison  (Fox 02/06/2017)
• 
A Texas man whose life sentence on drug charges was commuted by former President Obama is back behind bars after cops caught him with more than two pounds of cocaine following a high-speed chase.
• 
During his eight years in office, Obama commuted 1,715 prison sentences, more than any other president.
      Trump refugee order could be headed to Supreme Court  (Fox 02/06/2017)
• 
... the technology industry arguing that the travel ban would harm their companies by making it more difficult to recruit employees.
• 
... lawyers for the two states told the appellate court the administration's move hurts residents, businesses and universities and is unconstitutional.
      Gutfeld: Pres.  Trump Is Driving the Worst People Crazy  (Fox 02/05/2017)
• 
"No one can handle Trump," he said, including the "frantic media [and] bed-wetting celebrities."
• 
He then played tape of a professor standing outside New York University last week, screaming expletives at NYPD officers for providing security for libertarian writer/comedian Gavin McInnes, who was speaking there.
• 
Discussing violent protesters at University of California-Berkeley, whose assembly led to the cancellation of Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos' speech, Gutfeld said those same students were ones who defended San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for kneeling during the national anthem.
      German magazine sparks furor with cover of Trump beheading Statue of Liberty  (Fox 02/04/2017)
• 
... the cover follows a series of attacks on Berlin's policies by Trump and his aides, marking a rapid deterioration in German relations with the United States. 
      Experts: Social media giants fight Trump’s anti-terror plan while providing platform for terrorists  (Fox 02/03/2017)
• 
Twitter's $1.6 million pledge to help fight the White House's anti-terror immigration order is just the latest case of social media companies taking on Trump, but critics say the same companies are doing next to nothing to stop dangerous radicals from using their platforms to spread hate.
      Airlines reportedly told to board passengers otherwise banned under Trump's travel order after federal judge's ruling  (Fox 02/03/2017)
• 
... the travel ban significantly harms residents and effectively mandates discrimination.
      Bruce Springsteen is 'embarrassed' to be an American  (Fox 02/03/2017)
• 
... announced his band is a part of the resistance against the Trump administration.
• 
Springsteen said he doubts Trump "is simply competent enough" to be president.
• 
"Forget about where they are ideologically.  Do they simply have the pure competence to be put in a position of such responsibility?"
• 
Springsteen said he planned to do his best to play a "very, very small part" in trying to ensure America maintains its ideals.
      Imam comes clean about Michigan man's claim that mom died due to travel ban  (Fox 02/02/2017)
• 
A man in Dearborn, Mich., who claimed his mother died because of President Trump's travel ban — preventing her from returning to the U.S.  for medical treatment — lied to the media, it has since emerged after the leader of a nearby mosque spoke out.
• 
Mike Hager told TV stations in Detroit and Boston he tried to bring his ill mother back from Iraq last Friday, but she was not allowed to enter the U.S.  because of Trump's order restricting entry from seven countries.
• 
Still, Imam Husham Al-Hussainy said Hager's mother actually died on Jan.  22, five days before the travel restrictions went into effect.
• 
What's more, a since-deleted Jan.  22 Facebook post on Hager's account memorialized his mother.
      Guard found dead in Delaware prison standoff was 16-year department veteran  (Fox 02/02/2017)
• 
One inmate who claimed he was a hostage spoke ... saying the hostage-takers' grievances included President Trump.
• 
"Donald Trump.  Everything that he did.  All the things that he's doing now.  We know that the institution is going to change for the worse.  We know the institution is going to change for the worse."
      Will Mexico pay?  Trump weighs options to fulfill campaign pledge on border wall funding  (Fox 02/02/2017)
• 
"The same Republicans who howled ‘fiscal responsibility' when it comes to investments to help working families are apparently willing to light billions of taxpayer dollars on fire and add to the federal deficit in order to build Trump's useless border wall."
• 
"The wall is a multi-billion dollar boondoggle in the making, and Republicans should be embarrassed at their brazen hypocrisy in enabling it."
• 
See related Demand Work (Paul Nowak, 04/04/2006) cartoon from USA picture album
      Texas officer run over twice during traffic stop; police kill driver  (Fox 02/02/2017)
• 
... as she tried to arrest Crane he put his vehicle in reverse and hit the officer.  He ran over her a second time as he tried to take off.
      Milo Yiannopoulos: Berkeley riot 'self-defeating for the social justice left'  (Fox 02/02/2017)
• 
"They never want to debate because they're scared of losing.  They don't have the facts on their side and for 30 years the left has been able to bully people into silence by name-calling and they've forgotten how to argue."
      Who knew there were so many homophobic, racist xenophobes at Berkeley  (Fox 02/02/2017)
• 
Hundreds of liberals rioted at the University of California Berkeley Wednesday night — burning stores, throwing Molotov cocktails and clashing with police.
• 
"One thing we do know for sure: the Left is absolutely terrified of free speech and will do literally anything to shut it down."
• 
The crowd hurled fireworks at police officers and smashed windows at the Martin Luther King, Jr.  Student Union.
• 
They also damaged buildings in downtown Berkeley – including a Starbucks and a number of banks.
• 
The bloodthirsty mob targeted several supporters of President Trump.  One young lady wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat was attacked during a television interview.  An unknown man sprayed some sort of liquid in her face.
• 
... another Trump supporter was grabbed by a crowd of agitators and thrown to the ground.  He escaped, but they grabbed his red hat and set it on fire.  And police had to rescue another man who was bloodied and beaten.
• 
The university released a statement blaming the violence on outsiders who they allege came to the campus to cause mayhem.
• 
They also affirmed Milo's right to speak on the liberal campus.
• 
"...  made it clear that while Yiannopoulos' views, tactics and rhetoric are profoundly contrary to those of the campus, UC Berkeley is bound by the Constitution, the law and the university's values and Principles of Community, which include the enabling of free expression across the full spectrum of opinion and perspective."
• 
Those are very nice words – but they are meaningless – unless they are enforced.  According to the university, not a single person was arrested.  Not a single arrest, folks.
• 
Did someone order the police officers to stand down?  If so, who gave that order – and why?
• 
See related Love Trumps Hate (Sean Delonas, 11/10/2016) cartoon from USA picture album
      Jon Stewart dresses as Donald Trump, mocks executive orders  (Fox 02/01/2017)
• 
Stewart mocked Trump's flurry of executive orders by reading faux proclamations from the president, including demanding China immediately send the U.S.  the Great Wall in order to secure the Mexican border.
• 
Stewart turned more serious at the end of the bit, saying the country has never faced what he called Trump's "purposeful, vindictive chaos" before.
      Sarah Silverman calls for military to overthrow President Trump  (Fox 02/02/2017)
• 
Sarah Silverman has called for a military coup against President Donald Trump.
• 
"Once the military is w us fascists get overthrown.  Mad king & his handlers go bye bye."
• 
Silverman tweeted amid the violent riots that broke out in Berkeley, California, over Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos' now-canceled speech at UC Berkeley.
• 
"This is just the beginning.  When will all the fools who are still supporting Trump realize what is at stake?"
• 
Filmmaker Lexi Alexander chimed in, defending the riot on Twitter telling her followers to "punch Nazis," "riot when your college invites a Nazi," and "set it all on fire."
• 
"Hate speech is not free speech It's called incitement.  It's a crime."
      Conservatives hail Trump's Supreme Court pick  (Fox 02/01/2017)
• 
"No Senator who believes that individual rights are reserved to the people, and not the government, can support this nomination."
      'White privilege' essay contest stirs up controversy in Connecticut town  (Fox 01/31/2017)
• 
A Connecticut town's diversity council announced a contest offering cash for the best student essay on "white privilege"...
• 
The annual contest was open to high school students in Westport, offering a top prize of $1,000.
• 
The diversity council ... claimed its goal was "to increase awareness, foster understanding and promote understanding in this arena."
      Police: 4 North Carolina women arrested for anti-Trump, anti-police graffiti spree  (Fox 01/31/2017)
• 
... were charged for allegedly painting anti-police, anti-Donald Trump and Black Lives Matter slogans on several businesses and a police car.
      Media's 'chaos' coverage of refugee ban may obscure the terror debate  (Fox 01/31/2017)
• 
"In other words, with this order — which has come under major protest from citizens, judges, and many legislators — Trump is making it harder to defeat ISIS by telling the allies and main forces in that fight that they aren't good enough to set foot in America."
      Trump hammers Democrats for delaying attorney general confirmation  (Fox 01/31/2017)
• 
Pelosi's spokesperson shot back at Trump later Tuesday morning.
• 
"The President's immoral executive order is clearly unconstitutional – no matter how many times he tweets or how many Administration officials he fires."
      NYC Mayor de Blasio blasted over drunk-driving comment  (Fox 01/31/2017)
• 
... he would categorize drunk driving "that doesn't lead to any other negative outcome" a minor offense.
• 
He said that he did not want to "see families torn apart" over something very minor.
      Trump's new acting attorney general will enforce immigration order  (Fox 01/30/2017)
• 
A spokesman for former President Obama said Obama is "heartened" by the protests.
      Acting AG tells Justice Department staff not to defend Trump's refugee order  (Fox 01/30/2017)
• 
... said in a memo that she was "not convinced" that Trump's order was lawful, nor that its defense was consistent with the department's obligation to "always seek justice and stand for what is right."
      Relatives accused of abandoning Calif.  man with dementia in UK parking lot  (Fox 01/30/2017)
• 
An American man with dementia allegedly was flown to Britain and dumped in a parking lot by his own family.
• 
Police spent months trying to work out who he was, despite contacting local care homes, hospitals and even international embassies.
      Police: Woman in custody after throwing child in front of oncoming NJ Transit train  (Fox 01/30/2017)
      Muslims Occupy Dallas Airport Baggage Claim  (01/29/2017)
• 
I'd like for TSA to explain why it's okay for Muslims to take over a baggage claim area in a major American airport — while the rest of us are getting manhandled and groped for having a bottle of water in our carry-on luggage.
      CO Business Turned Me Away Because of Trump Support, Woman Says  (Fox 01/28/2017)
• 
"I respect your freedom of speech but am happy my vote canceled yours out," she told the clerk as she left the store.
      Ohio State course to teach how to identify microaggressions, privilege  (Fox 01/28/2017)
• 
The course literature includes a reading list with works such as, "Waking up White: What it means to accept your legacy, for better and worse," and "Readings for diversity and social justice."
• 
... the class will "grasp their role within greater society and how they can work to create social justice."
      Custom officials enforcing Trump immigration ban at US airports  (Fox 01/28/2017)
• 
"President Trump's war on equality is already taking a terrible human toll.  This ban cannot be allowed to continue."
      Trump signs executive order for 'extreme vetting' of refugees  (Fox 01/27/2017)
• 
American Civil Liberties Union Executive Director Anthony Romero blasted Trump's plan as unconstitutional.
• 
"‘Extreme vetting' is just a euphemism for discriminating against Muslims."
• 
"Identifying specific countries with Muslim majorities and carving out exceptions for minority religions flies in the face of the constitutional principle that bans the government from either favoring or discriminating against particular religions."
• 
"These actions taken by Donald Trump are tantamount to a Muslim ban," Abed A.  Ayoub, the legal and policy director for the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.  "This is the Muslim ban that was promised by him on the campaign trail."
      Video of caregiver hitting woman, 94, in her care results in arrest  (Fox 01/27/2017)
• 
... the video shows Floyd hitting Bratten on the back of the head, cursing her, calling her names, and berating her for feeding the dog.
      Officials announce proposal that would establish California as separate nation  (Fox 01/27/2017)
• 
The proposed "Calexit" initiative would ask voters to repeal part of the state constitution that declares California an inseparable part of the U.S.
• 
A recent poll suggested that one in three California residents would support a possible secession from the U.S.  due to their opposition to President Donald Trump.
• 
If the proposal qualifies for the ballot and is approved by voters, it could be a step to a future vote on whether the state would break away from the rest of the nation.
• 
... the supporters of the proposal have said California does not share the same cultural ideas as the rest of America.
• 
If approved, it calls for scheduling a vote in 2019 to ask voters, "Should California become a free, sovereign and independent country?"
      LGBT groups want halt to Utah school laws involving homosexuality talk in schools  (Fox 01/27/2017)
• 
The Utah laws include a provision that prohibits instruction on "advocacy of homosexuality," contraceptives and sex outside marriage.
• 
"The prohibition tells gay students that their sexual orientation is less valid than that of heterosexual students, and, thus, that they themselves are less valued."
      Democrats reportedly plan scorched-earth approach to fighting Trump  (Fox 01/27/2017)
• 
"But it was midnight the night of the inauguration to 8 o'clock the next morning, when the administration sent out people to lie about numerous significant things."
• 
"It's been worse than I could have imagined, the first few days."
• 
... he will not be part of the "normalizing or legitimizing" of a man whose election may be the result of "malicious foreign interference of Russian leaders."
      The Anti-Women March on Washington  (01/26/2017)
• 
This was not a women's march with any kind of logic behind it.  It was an anti-women march, and women participated because they fell for a steaming-hot pile of platitudes.
• 
These useful idiots were duped by Islamist Linda Sarsour, who is determined to normalize her extremist culture.
• 
It was one of the stupidest marches in the history of modern politics, and it says a lot about where we are as a country.
• 
In short, we are a bunch of spoiled ingrates who are so desperate to complain, we will demand rights we already have.
• 
Even Sarsour, whose religion forbids abortion, forbade pro-lifers from coming to the event.  This is a classic example of taqiya.  It is in the best interests of jihad for her to temporarily betray her religion and pretend to be pro-choice.
• 
The signs got way crazier.  "My pussy grabs back" was a common theme.
• 
Aren't these women embarrassed by the fact that their entire political ethos is based on a throwaway conversation that took place on a bus eleven years ago?
• 
I even saw young girls draped in pussy signs.  What kind of parent adorns their daughter with a sign that says "This pussy bites back"?
• 
Other favorites included "When will you shithead men finally die?!!," "Fuck you orange Hitler," "Women are perfect," "I hate Trump as much as I hate my bra," and the presumptuous "He thinks I'm sexy and that I can be grabbed.  Not my president."
• 
There was also a strange anti-white undertone to the whole thing.  I saw a black woman with a sign that said "Don't forget, white women voted for Trump
• 
I also saw a white woman with that sign.  She was recognizing the damage her fellow white women had done to the country and she was making a public apology.
• 
This is how it works with Islam.  You start with white guilt, throw on a layer of diversity, and the next thing you know, a Muslim woman is a feminist icon and liberals have been hijacked by "Alt-ISIS."
• 
Women at the march adorned one another with hijabs.  They even put one on a man.
• 
... poster for the event, which featured a Muslim woman in an American-flag hijab (yeah, right).  The woman in the graphic is tarted up like a whore, which is yet another Islamic contradiction.
• 
What the hell has all this Muslim propaganda got to do with women's rights?
• 
Are they marching for the girl in Pakistan who was recently burned alive by her mother for shaming the family?
• 
Are they marching for this new trend of Muslim women in Nigeria using babies as bombs?
• 
Did they express concern about Muslim women being banned from looking up while crossing the road?
• 
How about the Yazidi girls sold as sex slaves while these women were marching?
      "Die!" High school teacher stages mock assassination of Trump  (Fox 01/26/2017)
• 
Video of the inauguration was being broadcast inside the classroom on a whiteboard.
• 
The video shows the teacher lunging at President Trump and firing the squirt gun numerous times while shouting, "Die!"
• 
Some teachers have even turned their classrooms into breeding grounds for anti-Trump propaganda – going so far as to portray the commander-in-chief as a modern-day Adolf Hitler.
• 
But what happened in Dallas is yet another example of how our public schools have been turned into social engineering petri dishes festering with rancorous rhetoric and hate.
• 
See related Love Trumps Hate (Sean Delonas, 11/10/2016) cartoon from USA picture album
      Video shows leftist activist attacking conservative college students  (Fox 01/26/2017)
• 
"A leftist/communist organization physically assaulted my friends and I for being conservative...AFTER we left the meeting peacefully and didn't go back.  We were chased after down the hall by this man then assaulted!"
• 
"I'm honestly surprised it took [Denham] this long to do this...  There is a real problem with the fetishization of violence in the rad-left movement at large, which needs to be solved."
      Report: Drew Carey's son says he helped start a fire during inauguration protest  (Fox 01/26/2017)
• 
The 11-year-old ... told ... he "kind of started this fire" because "I felt like it and because I'm just saying 'screw our president.'"
      Democrats introduce bill to take nuclear football out of Trump's hands  (Fox 01/25/2017)
• 
Two Democratic lawmakers introduced legislation Tuesday that would prevent President Trump from launching a nuclear weapon without a obtaining a congressional declaration of war.
      Madeleine Albright 'ready to register as Muslim' over refugee suspension  (Fox 01/26/2017)
• 
She made headlines last year when, at a rally in New Hampshire, she said there's a special "place in hell for women who don't help each other."
      Chicago schools dig in against Trump with 'sanctuary' declaration  (Fox 01/25/2017)
• 
"Schools need to be the first point of safety for students traumatized by raids, deportations, discrimination, hate crimes and persecution by police and from other acts of violence."
      Trump to order construction of US-Mexico border wall; expected to suspend refugee program  (Fox 01/25/2017)
• 
Currently, some immigrants caught crossing the border illegally are given notices to report back to immigration officials at a later date.
      Conservatives are peaceful, law-abiding people but we must stand up to militant bullies  (Fox 01/24/2017)
• 
Rampaging mobs caused mayhem across the fruited plain – but especially in our nation's capital.  In several instances, conservatives were attacked outside Inaugural balls.
• 
Some were left bloodied and battered.  Police were pelted with rocks and batteries.  Many businesses were vandalized.  Car windows were smashed and a limo was set ablaze.
• 
One group of violent thugs spat on and assaulted a Gold Star widow and her sister.  They were attacked as they tried to enter the Veterans Inaugural Ball.
      Owner of limo torched in DC during Inauguration Day protest says insurance unlikely to pay  (Fox 01/24/2017)
• 
More than 230 people were arrested after self-described anti-capitalists began breaking the windows of businesses, the limo and an emergency vehicle Friday, the day of President Donald Trump's inauguration.
• 
Court paperwork says the group did more than $100,000 in damage.
• 
... the car's driver, said he had dropped off clients and was parked when he saw the protesters.  He said about six people smashed the car's windows with bricks, a piece of wood and, he believes, one or more hammers.
• 
He said it was clear the group didn't have any intention of hurting him.
• 
"It was very clear that these kids only wanted to damage the property."
• 
He said after the car's windows were broken, someone threw a flare inside but he was able to stamp out the flame.
• 
About an hour and a half later, however, a policeman told him he should leave the area because "things were getting ugly."
      DNC chair candidate wants to 'shut other white people down'  (Fox 01/24/2017)
• 
"First of all, the DNC has to acknowledge and respect that Black Lives Matter are responding to urgent social and justice problems in our country."
• 
"What I would say the DNC needs to do is to offer itself, reform and make itself into the kind of place that Black Lives Matter feels it can channel its electoral energy."
• 
"My job is to listen and be a voice, and my job is to shut other white people down when they want to interrupt.  My job is to shut other white people down when they want to say ‘Oh no I'm not prejudiced, I'm a Democrat, I'm accepting,'"
• 
"My job is to make sure that they get that they have privilege and until we shut our mouths and we listen to those people who don't and we lift our people up so that we all have equity in this country ... we're not going to break through this."
• 
"I'm from Idaho, we are so white, so white, right?  I have been reaching out and trying to connect to anybody of color I can find to be honest with me."
• 
"I need schoolin' ... And I depend on you ... to do that so I can go school the other white people."
      Woman slashed Trump sign in Florida because it 'ruined her chill,' cops say  (Fox 01/23/2017)
• 
Seeing just one Donald Trump sign was enough to provoke a woman into a fit of anger.
• 
The woman ... slashed the sign and threatened to attack the owners of the business where she spotted it Friday.
      Steve Moore: What I learned at the Women's March  (Fox 01/23/2017)
• 
... some of the signs and T-shirts these women wore were putrid and vulgar.  "This bitch bites." "Pussy Power." "Nasty Women Make A Difference." "I Have a Vagina and I Vote." "Good Women Never Change History." (Tell that to Rosa Parks.) "Dykes Against Trump." And other such niceties. 
• 
I even saw young girls, high school age and younger, accompanied by their parents with these disgusting signs. 
      Online Ugliness: Inauguration sparks anti-Trump vitriol on social media  (Fox 01/23/2017)
• 
Some folks were taking such shots as "That speech was outright fascist" and "Trump is now president and I feel afraid to go outside."
• 
"I can't help but feel heartbroken about living in a country that has replaced a president as honorable and elegant as Barack Obama with a man as crass and morally bankrupt as Donald Trump."
• 
"I'm hoping the Dumbf beats William Henry Harrison's record.  And I don't mean for longest inauguration speech."
• 
"What's happening today is not ‘the peaceful transfer of power.' We have been slow-walking our way into tyranny for 18 months now, and we have finally arrived.  Today's events are a bloodless coup with the patina of democratic process."
      Woman kicked off plane for berating Trump supporter in viral video  (Fox 01/23/2017)
• 
The left wing is always a dangerous place for a Trump supporter to be.  Even on an airplane.
• 
"And I'm entitled to get drunk and puke in your lap!  I'm going to throw up right in your lap!  You make me sick!  Don't talk to me!  Don't look at me!  Don't you dare even put your arm on that rest.  You disgust me!  You should be ashamed of yourself!  You put a maniac's finger on the button" (assuming she means nukes).  You are a bigot.  You should get off this plane!"
      Madonna says speech at women's rally 'taken wildly out of context'  (Fox 01/23/2017)
• 
She said she hopes to effect change "with love."
• 
See related Madonna Clinton Vote (Sean Delonas, 10/21/2016) cartoon from Adult picture album
      Mainstream media screams in pain as Trump becomes president [they know he beat them, too]  (Fox 01/21/2017)
• 
... the speech reflected, "A philosophy from the early days of the republic which found its 21st Century voice."
• 
"The campaign to impeach President Trump has begun."
• 
"With Echoes of the '30s, Trump Resurrects a Hard-Line Vision of ‘America First,'"
• 
"We finally found out who had the nerve to dress Melania Trump."
• 
Bill Kristol tweeted: "I'll be unembarrassedly old-fashioned here: It is profoundly depressing and vulgar to hear an American president proclaim ‘America First.'"
• 
And George Will called the speech, "the most dreadful inaugural address in history."
      Day after Trump sworn in, hundreds of thousands protest presidency in celeb-studded march  (Fox 01/21/2017)
• 
The protesters, most of whom were women, were largely peaceful by comparison with the scattered bands of rioters who wreaked havoc on parts of D.C.  during Friday's inauguration. 
• 
"A platform of hate and division assumed power yesterday.  But the president is not America.  We are America."
• 
Hundreds of "sister marches" were held in other cities across the U.S.  and internationally. 
• 
"Of course this is an anti-Trump march.  Sure, of course it's for rights, but it's really against Trump."
• 
Another protester called Trump a "terrible president," though he has only had the keys to the Oval Office for one day.
• 
Children at times held political messages alongside their parents.  One family pushed their toddler son through the crowds in a stroller, wearing a sign that read "Who will have a bigger tantrum?  Trump or me?
• 
The D.C.  march attracted celebrity participants who took a lead role in pumping up the crowd
• 
See related Dont Have the Addresses... (Mike Lester, 12/21/2016) cartoon from USA picture album
      Madonna gives profanity-laced speech at Women's March in Washington  (Fox 01/21/2017)
• 
"I have thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House."
• 
See related Madonna Clinton Vote (Sean Delonas, 10/21/2016) cartoon from Adult picture album
      Mom sues to stop Bible study classes in West Virginia schools  (Fox 01/21/2017)
• 
The woman, identified as "Jane Doe" in the federal lawsuit backed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation, says her child will be forced either to take these weekly classes at her Mercer County elementary school or face ostracism as one of the few children who don't.
• 
... the Bible courses are voluntary, financed by a nonprofit group and ... middle schools provide alternative courses at the same time.
      Heil No!  Teacher draws Trump as Hitler  (Fox 01/20/2017)
• 
A classroom conversation about President Donald Trump's inauguration took a very ugly turn when a California high school teacher drew a caricature of the president as Adolf Hitler.
      Hundreds of protesters arrested in Inauguration Day clashes  (Fox 01/20/2017)
• 
Protesters created havoc across Washington on Inauguration Day, shattering glass storefronts and torching cars but never posing a serious security threat to President Trump's official inaugural ceremonies.
• 
Authorities said 217 people were arrested Friday in the protests and demonstrations, which started before dawn and at one point turned into a full-scale riot.
• 
Most of the damage was inflicted by protesters associated with the group DistruptJ20 that had vowed for weeks to "paralyze" the city.
• 
... the destruction started at about 10:30 a.m.  and that those arrested were charged with rioting.
• 
... six police officers were injured in clashes with protesters, including three with head injuries.
      Hollywood reacts to Donald Trump inauguration  (Fox 01/20/2017)
• 
"Welcome to the age of plunder, bluster, and empty rhetoric.  In other words, to the Age of Dumb.  If you voted for him, you're responsible."
• 
"Not sad.  A megalomaniac.  A bottomless pit.  He thought having money would make him happy.  No.  Women.  No.  This is his last try."
• 
"I gave a better speech about nighttime teeth brushing to my toddler last night.  Should've recorded it."
• 
See related Don\\\'t Have the Addresses... (Mike Lester, 12/21/2016) cartoon from USA picture album
• 
See related Celebrity Exit (Michael Ramirez, 11/16/2016) cartoon from USA picture album
• 
See related Last Helicopter (Glenn McCoy, 11/09/2016) cartoon from USA picture album
      Soros says he would like to see Trump fail as president  (Fox 01/20/2017)
• 
The 86-year-old was recently in the news when he reportedly lost nearly $1 billion after Trump's election over a too-cautious approach to the market.
• 
"I personally am convinced that he is going to fail.  Not because of people like me who would like him to fail.  But because his ideas that guide him are inherently self-contradictory and the contradictions are actually already embodied by his advisers...and his cabinet."
• 
Soros, who last year, called on a "global system of political decision-making," came out strongly against Trump during the campaign.
      Inauguration protests turn violent, car torched  (Fox 01/20/2017)
• 
Inauguration Day protests turned violent late Friday morning, as spectators reported being attacked and a police official said demonstrators were vandalizing property and even torched a car.
• 
The police official confirmed protesters "have crow bars and are vandalizing," after demonstrators were seen smashing windows downtown.
• 
... at least three police officers were taken to the hospital.
• 
... a couple from Kansas also told ... they were attacked by demonstrators.
• 
... said she and her husband came to town from Kansas to see the inauguration, said they were spit on and her husband was put in a chokehold by protesters.
• 
"The cops wouldn't do anything," she said, crying.  "This is not how it was supposed to be — assault is not a First Amendment right."
      Black Lives Matter protesters, others force inauguration checkpoint shutdowns  (Fox 01/20/2017)
• 
The Black Lives Matter protesters at first started chaining themselves to fences in front of a checkpoint near the Capitol, after which the Secret Service closed the gates and shut down the entrance.
• 
"We are here to let people know this presidency is not legit.  It goes against hundreds of years of democracy — black lives matter."
• 
... had already tried to block a checkpoint by sitting in the streets.  Police lifted them over a barricade, but no arrests were made.
      Seriously?  Schools to blackout Trump's inaugural address  (Fox 01/19/2017)
• 
"She told me that Independence High School is going to focus on learning and moving forward and staying on curriculum and they would not be stopping class for the inauguration."
• 
"She told me that news happens every day in this country and they won't be stopping class to watch the news."
• 
I've covered a lot of educators acting moronically over the past few years, but this guy takes the cake.
• 
"I put in a request to the Trump team to preview the speech, but I have not heard back from them."
• 
I'm going to go out on a limb here and suggest the president-elect's transition team has more pressing matters to attend to than being lectured by a fourth grade school teacher.
• 
"The district administration expects teachers to present a balanced perspective consistent with the curriculum and demonstrate good judgement in their communications with families."
      Obama should pardon Hillary Clinton, former assistant US attorney says  (Fox 01/19/2017)
      Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's sentence for leaking Army documents  (Fox 01/17/2017)
• 
"We are all better off knowing that Chelsea Manning will walk out of prison a free woman, dedicated to making the world a better place and fighting for justice for so many."
• 
"Thank you to everyone who campaigned for Chelsea Manning's clemency," WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said in a message posted to Twitter.  "Your courage & determination made the impossible possible."
      Capitol Hill 'pig painting' permanently removed after uproar  (Fox 01/17/2017)
• 
"Ultimately, the Constitution will prevail," said Clay, who now has the painting on display in his Capitol Hill office.
      People are now maiming their pets to score drugs  (Fox 01/16/2017)
• 
... opioid abusers are finding veterinarians can be easily fooled into prescribing the drug — even if it means, at times, purposely maiming or abusing their dog to pull off their ruse.
      Obama speaks on Israel, Trump in last White House interview  (Fox 01/16/2017)
• 
"I have been concerned about the degree to which, in some circles, you've seen people suggest that Vladimir Putin has more credibility than the U.S.  government."
      Divinity Schools: Stop Using ‘He’ or ‘Him’ to Refer to God  (01/15.2016)
• 
... guidelines offers suggestions "as a beginning point for developing a more inclusive language about God."
• 
"Referring to God in gender-neutral language can sound clumsy, but this is largely due to the fact that we are in a transitional period with our use of language.  Imagination, patience, and diligence are required in order to use language that expands and enriches our understanding of God."
      Trump fires back a Democratic Rep.  Lewis' not ‘legitimate president' comment  (Fox 01/14/2017)
• 
"...  I don't see this president-elect as a legitimate president."
• 
"I think the Russians participated in helping this man get elected.  And they helped destroy the candidacy of Hillary Clinton."
      Madoff reportedly cornered the hot chocolate market in prison  (Fox 01/14/2017)
• 
"He bought up every package of Swiss Miss from the commissary and sold it for a profit in the prison yard.  He monopolized hot chocolate!  He made it so that if you wanted any, you had to go through Bernie."
      California Murderer Is First U.S.  Prisoner to Receive Sex Change Paid for With Taxpayer Dollar  (01/10/2017)
• 
It's difficult to argue that prisoners shouldn't be entitled to medically necessary procedures. 
• 
Being incarcerated within state or federal penitentiaries affords little freedom to convicts serving out their sentences, and to refuse prisoners medical treatment is to sentence them to a slow and painful death.
• 
However, determining what's "medically necessary" is a conundrum.
• 
... the Transgender Law Center brought two cases against the state.  Officials fought against paying for the treatment before it was finally put in place.
• 
... a convicted killer, is to be the first inmate in the country to receive sex reassignment surgery paid for with tax dollars.
• 
... was convicted of first-degree murder, kidnapping and robbery for ransom.
• 
... told the prison psychologist who recommended the operation that it would provide her "drastic, internal completeness".
• 
Relatives of her victim argued that the surgery, if granted, could encourage others to convict crimes to receive it at the public's expense.
      Dems to rehang painting depicting police as pigs, after GOP rep took it down  (Fox 01/09/2017)
• 
"The rehanging of this painting for public view represents more than just protecting the rights of a student artist, it is a proud statement in defense of the 1st Amendment to the U.S.  Constitution which guarantees freedom of expression to every American."
• 
The painting, hanging since June, was done by high school student David Pulphus, who had won Clay's annual Congressional Art competition. 
• 
The acrylic painting depicts a police officer as a pig in uniform aiming a gun at African-American protesters.  Above the scene, two birds — one black, one white — fight, and beside them, an African-American protester holding a scale of justice is crucified.
      Denver police horse dies after officer forgot he was tied in stall without food or water  (Fox 01/09/2017)
• 
... the officer became distracted while doing paperwork and forgot he had tied the horse in a stall in the department barn.
• 
The horse seemed fine when it was fed the next morning but later was diagnosed with colic and euthanized.
      Police officer shot outside Orlando Walmart; suspect on the run  (Fox 01/09/2017)
• 
A suspect accused of shooting an Orlando police officer as many as nine times was on the run Monday as medics raced to save the officer's life.
• 
"(The shooter) was an average looking dude, he walked by me, had a security vest and everything."
• 
"I was walking down the sidewalk, right past the officer, and I heard her tell him to stop, or whatever, and he shot her.  He shot her down."
      Meryl Streep, Jimmy Fallon and more use Golden Globes stage to slam Trump  (Fox 01/09/2017)
• 
... said Trump's behavior "sank its hooks in my heart" and she slammed what she called Trump's "instinct to humiliate." She asked for a "principled press to hold Trump [accountable]" and to call him out "for every outrage." Her comments were met with applause, tears and support by her fellow actors in the audience.
• 
... speculated that this would perhaps be the last Golden Globes ceremony.  ... He added that some Republicans don't even like the word "association."
• 
He accepted his award "on behalf of psychopathic billionaires everywhere."
• 
See related Celebrity Exit (Michael Ramirez, 11/16/2016) cartoon from USA picture album
• 
See related Last Helicopter (Glenn McCoy, 11/09/2016) cartoon from USA picture album
      Democrats wage anti-Trump offensive for their own gain  (NYP 01/08/2017)
• 
"Let me tell you: You take on the intelligence community — they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you."
• 
Is Schumer suggesting CIA analysts would stay silent about a terrorist plot?  Would they feed Trump misinformation to get back at him?
• 
Asked if she believed hacking cost Clinton the election, Pelosi declared to reporters: "You were accomplices in this.  Every single day you reported there was an e-mail that was embarrassing to the Clinton operation, without saying we know this because of a disruption by a foreign power of our election system.  You knew that."
      DA says teen killed as part of mom's 'rape-murder fantasy' with boyfriend  (Fox 01/08/2017)
      Business owner to CNN, liberals and Springsteen: 'We've had it with you idiots'  (Fox 01/07/2017)
• 
"When you let that genie out of the bottle – bigotry, racism, intolerance – they don't go back into the bottle that easily, if they go back in at all," Springsteen said...
• 
"Whether it's a rise in hate crimes, people feeling they have license to speak and behave in ways that previously were considered un-American and are un-American.  That's what he's appealing to."
      Sheriff offering inmates to help build Trump's proposed border wall  (Fox 01/05/2017)
• 
... the executive director of the state's ACLU chapter, said in a statement: "Sheriff Hodgson's proposal to use the labor of the men and women in his custody to ‘build the wall' is perverse, inhumane and likely unconstitutional."
• 
"Not only is Sheriff Hodgson willing to get involved with Trump's racially discriminatory plan to build a wall along the US-Mexico border, he is proposing to use modern-day slave labor to do it."
      Charleston shooting survivors describe emotional pain Dylann Roof inflicted  (Fox 01/05/2017)
• 
In the note, Roof writes, "I would like to make it crystal clear.  I do not regret what I did.  I am not sorry.  I have not shed a tear for the innocent people I killed."
      Obama calls Facebook video beating 'despicable'  (Fox 01/05/2017)
• 
... but not a sign of worsening race relations.
• 
... he doesn't believe racial tensions have gotten worse, but that the public exposure is more prevalent in the digital age. 
• 
"In part because we see visuals of racial tensions, violence and so forth because of smart phones and the Internet."
• 
"It doesn't mean that all racial problems have gone away.  It means that we have the capacity to get better."
      Special-needs man tortured while attackers livestream it on Facebook  (NYP 01/04/2017)
• 
The brutal torture of a special-needs man was livestreamed on Facebook as he was bound and gagged in Chicago.
• 
In the video, several people in an apartment look on, laughing and eating, during the Tuesday attack.
• 
The victim, who was viciously beaten, had been kidnapped.
• 
The footage shows the attackers cutting the victim's hair with a knife until his scalp bled and slashing his clothes.  He was also repeatedly slapped and cigarette ashes were thrown at him.
• 
"F–k Donald Trump, n — a, f–k white people!" one of the suspects can be heard telling the man in the video, which was livestreaming for roughly 30 minutes.
• 
"I should knock your a– the f–k out right now," he says.  "Stand up, boy!"
• 
"My sister said this is not funny, y'all," says the girl behind the camera, who can be seen puffing on a cigar and laughing as the mayhem unfolds.
• 
"S–t, it's funny to me," one of the suspects replies.  "Tell Donald Trump it's not funny."
• 
Commenting on the man's wounds, one person can be heard saying, "Your s–t is leaking."
• 
Another tells the man, "Kiss the floor, b — h!" and "Nobody can help you anymore."
• 
Later in the video, someone urges the man to say, "I love black people."
• 
"In so many ways this was a hate crime because of what they said to him — saying he's with Trump.  When you make a person say, ‘I love black people,' that's a hate crime all the way."
• 
Cops said they had found him walking on a street on the West Side wearing shorts, and that he appeared disoriented.
• 
This isn't the first time a white man has been attacked by a group of blacks who were seemingly upset over the election results.
• 
Just one day after Trump won, a video surfaced of a 50-year-old man being brutally assaulted on the West Side in the North Lawndale neighborhood, as onlookers called him out for voting for the real estate mogul.
• 
"You voted Trump?" a person says in the clip, before yelling: "Beat his a–!"
      Facebook Live video shows disabled man tied up, beaten as captors yell 'F — - white people!'  (Fox 01/04/2017)
• 
... considering filing hate crime charges after a mentally disabled white man was bound, duct-taped and tortured by four African-Americans who yelled anti-Trump and racial slurs while broadcasting the heinous ordeal on Facebook Live.
• 
... two males and two females — including the woman believed to have shot the video — were in custody.
• 
"I've been a cop for 28 years and I've seen things that you shouldn't see.  It still amazes me how you still see things that you just shouldn't."
• 
Authorities later found the 18-year-old unidentified victim, who appeared to be disoriented, walking down a street wearing only shorts despite the cold weather.
• 
The victim was kept tied up with his mouth taped shut in an apartment on the city's west side.
• 
The video showed him cowering in a corner while someone yelled "F — - white people!" and "F — - Donald Trump!"
• 
At one point in the video, the victim was held at knifepoint and told to curse the president-elect.
• 
The video shows the victim being repeatedly kicked and hit, while his scalp was cut.
• 
The group also forced the victim to drink water from a toilet.
• 
The suspects can be heard saying they want the video to go viral.
• 
... the victim was a classmate of one of the suspects, and added he was held in the apartment for at least 24 hours, possibly as long as 48 hours.
• 
See related Love Trumps Hate (Sean Delonas, 11/10/2016) cartoon from USA picture album
      Witnesses: Men wearing Trump masks duked it out in Lowe's  (Fox 01/04/2017)
      Soldier in Army jacket attacked after Philadelphia parade, family says  (Fox 01/03/2017)
• 
"Group of 10-15 guys walked by me (making) derogatory comments towards Austin's Army jacket."
• 
"Me and his girlfriend tried pulling them off and they hit us.  We got hit in the face.  She got thrown in the street."
      At least 3 injured after owner tries to put sweater on pit bull  (Fox 01/02/2017)
      Waffle House waitress loses job after firing gun during robbery  (Fox 01/01/2017)
      Mexican man accused of rape had 19 deportations, removals  (Fox 12/31/2016)
• 
A Mexican man accused of raping a 13-year-old girl on a Greyhound bus that traveled through Kansas had been deported 10 times and voluntarily removed from the U.S.  another nine times since 2003.
• 
Nationwide, 52 percent of all federal prosecutions in the fiscal year that ended Sept.  30 were for entry or re-entry without legal permission and similar immigration violations.
• 
"(President-elect Donald Trump) can build a wall 100 feet high and 50 feet deep, but it is not going to keep family members separated.  So if someone is deported and they have family members here ... they will find a way back — whether it is through the air, under a wall, through the coast of the United States."
• 
"There must be serious legislative efforts to address U.S.  immigration policy, and we must have the ability to identify, prosecute and deport illegal aliens who display violent tendencies before they have an opportunity to perpetrate these crimes in the United States."
      Black Lives Matter offshoot embraces anti-Semitism, engages with terrorists  (Fox 12/30/2016)
• 
Over the Christmas weekend, Chicago surpassed the 750-murder mark for 2016.
• 
But as blacks lay dying on the streets of Chicago's South and West Sides, a Black Lives Matter offshoot is more interested in traveling overseas to learn "resistance" from terrorists.
      Hawaiian cafe backs down over ban on Trump voters  (Fox 12/30/2016)
• 
"If you voted for Trump you cannot eat here!  No Nazis."
• 
"This is my place and if I don't want to serve a Trump person, I can do that."
      Police arrest man suspected in New York tourist stabbing  (Fox 12/29/2016)
• 
... assailant stabbed him without saying a word.
      Kerry defends US role in UN's Israel censure amid backlash  (Fox 12/28/2016)
• 
A defiant Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday defended the U.S.  decision allowing the U.N.  Security Council to formally condemn Israeli settlements last week, saying the Obama administration did so in the interest of a "just and lasting" peace – even as Israeli officials describe the move as a betrayal.
• 
Kerry said a two-state solution remains the only way to a "just and lasting peace," and warned "that future is now in jeopardy."
• 
the U.S.  could not "in good conscience" stand in the way of a resolution he said makes clear "both sides must act now to preserve the possibility of peace."
• 
"Friends need to tell each other the hard truths, and friendships require mutual respect," Kerry said.
• 
He said the U.S.  "did in fact vote in accordance with our values."
• 
The White House has pushed back on claims that the Obama administration helped craft and push the resolution – and ... denied another report in Egyptian media claiming Kerry and National Security Adviser Susan Rice discussed the U.N.  resolution with a top Palestinian official nearly two weeks before Friday's Security Council vote.
• 
... called the reports a "fabrication" and said the "meeting never occurred."
• 
The State Department's own website reflects that Kerry was scheduled for a meeting with the Palestinian official at the State Department on Dec.  12, around the time of the reported discussions.
• 
The official website, however, offers no details on what was discussed.
      Suspect in murder of actress, yoga teacher charged in 6 other crimes in 2016  (Fox 12/28/2016)
• 
... six other charges stem from alleged thefts or robberies.
      San Francisco grapples with growing crime, blight after years of liberal policies  (Fox 12/27/2016)
• 
After 20 years of envelope-pushing changes to grow government and ease law enforcement, the once-shining City by the Bay has turned into a place where:
• 
Property crime runs amok
• 
An online map is needed to track human feces on city streets
• 
Discarded syringes are common sightings
• 
Public urination is so widespread it has damaged subway elevators and escalators, building walls and power poles
• 
"There's a very tolerant attitude, you can very much do anything on the streets you want."
• 
"As members of a civilized society, there are things you should not accept.  But we have ignored that ... and there is nobody on the other side setting limits."
• 
The city also has crafted defiant sanctuary city policies and is preparing to battle the incoming Trump administration on the issue.
• 
"With a crime rate of 70 per one thousand residents, San Francisco has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes."
      'You cannot eat here': Hawaii cafe riles residents with ban on Trump voters  (Fox 12/27/2016)
• 
A bright yellow, handmade sign posted on the restaurant's front glass door declares: "If you voted for Trump you cannot eat here!  No Nazis."
• 
"It's childish and very unprofessional...  The restaurant owner doesn't have to worry ... I will not be stepping foot in that establishment."
• 
"People should be able to get food without hearing a political message.  I will never go back."
• 
"Robert just wants to express how much he doesn't like Trump.  If people take it personally or it hurts them, we cannot help.  That's why we say they have [a] choice if they want to come or not come.  We don't force them."
• 
"We don't want to create trouble.  There is enough trouble in the world."
• 
"...  this place can rot away.  Stay away.  Hawaii ain't like this.  There's a lot of better places on the island than to have deal with extra crap like this."
      Body of missing DC yoga instructor and actress found, family says  (Fox 12/27/2016)
      Fights at malls across US trigger arrests, evacuations  (Fox 12/26/2016)
      Obama: I could have won third term  (Fox 12/26/2016)
• 
"I am confident in this vision because I'm confident that ... if I had run again and articulated it, I think I could've mobilized a majority of the American people to rally behind it."
• 
"I know that in conversations that I've had with people around the country, even some people who disagreed with me, they would say the vision, the direction that you point towards is the right one."
• 
"If we can't find some way to break through what is a complicated history in the South and start winning races there and winning back Southern white voters without betraying our commitment to civil rights and diversity — if we can do those things, then we can win elections."
• 
Obama also warned about an "era where we are looking for simple solutions ... that we end up starting to shut ourselves off from different points of view, shutting down debate, becoming more dogmatic, becoming more brittle.  And I don't see that being a successful strategy for us winning over the country."
• 
"We don't have very good population distribution from a democratic perspective."
      At least 27 people were shot in Chicago over Christmas weekend  (12/25/2016)
• 
...there had been a total of 745 homicides in Chicago this year — a more-than 50% increase from the same time last year, when the total was 476. 
      After UN veto, Kerry suggests Israel's West Bank foray spawning 'terrorism'  (Fox 12/24/2016)
• 
"The United States acted with one primary objective in mind: to preserve the possibility of the two state solution, which every U.S.  administration for decades has agreed is the only way to achieve a just and lasting peace between Israelis and Palestinians."
• 
"Two states is the only way to ensure Israel's future as a Jewish and democratic state, living in peace and security with its neighbors, and freedom and dignity for the Palestinian people."
      Suspect nabbed in road rage killing of 3-year-old boy  (Fox 12/23/2016)
• 
Holmes was the subject of national outrage and a $40,000 reward after allegedly shooting the boy after becoming enraged when his grandmother did not move fast enough after braking for a stop sign.
• 
... the grandmother simply was "driving the car and was taking her grandson shopping when the incident occurred."
      A Muslim student in Michigan claimed a man threatened to set her on fire; police say it's a hoax  (JWR 12/22/2016)
• 
A University of Michigan student who told police that a stranger threatened to set her on fire if she didn't remove her hijab could soon face a felony charge for false reporting.
• 
... because the act of intimidation the student reported to police is considered a felony, she could be charged with a felony charge of filing a false report.
• 
Under Michigan law, that crime is punishable by up to four years in prison or a fine of not more than $2,000.
• 
After interviewing witnesses and reviewing surveillance videos, investigators with the Ann Arbor and University of Michigan police departments and the FBI found "numerous inconsistencies" with the student's statements, according to a news release.
• 
... the identity of the student, previously identified as a 19-year-old woman, will not be released until she's charged with a crime.
      School lesson says Christians are treating Muslims harshly  (Fox 12/22/2016)
• 
"The Christians' harsh treatment of Muslims in the Holy Land led to bitterness that has lasted to the present."
• 
"It's not really the teacher's fault.  This is what they are required to teach.  They have no choice."
• 
"The good news is my daughter doesn't believe this.  But my problem is – how many kids do believe?"
• 
"Here, Christians are once again blamed for the onset of violence by Muslims in the Holy Land."
• 
"Forget the fact that it was the Muslim community, without provocation, that conquered Jerusalem from the Byzantines just a few years after Mohammed's death."
• 
"Forget the fact that Muslims killed Catholic pilgrims before the first crusade began."
• 
"Forget the fact that it in modern history Muslims attacked the democratic state of Israel after the Jewish people were given the right to govern their land once again."
• 
"Forget the fact that such violence is based on a traditional reading of the Koran."
• 
"No, in the simplistic and skewed mind of a liberal educator, it must be Christians that are at fault, regardless of the evidence."
• 
In other words Christians – if we get blown to smithereens, we have no one to blame but ourselves.
      Obama ditches registry focused on immigrant men from Muslim countries  (Fox 12/22/2016)
• 
The Obama administration announced Thursday it is formally scrapping a once-mandatory registry for immigrant men from predominantly Muslim countries, amid speculation over whether the incoming Donald Trump administration may try to renew it.
      Will Obama betray America's staunch ally Israel, at the UN?  (Fox 12/22/2016)
• 
... President Obama made the preposterous claim that "almost every country on Earth sees America stronger and more respected today than they did eight years ago."
      Report: Passenger removed from plane after harassing Ivanka Trump  (Fox 12/22/2016)
• 
An unruly passenger had to be removed from a JetBlue flight leaving New York on Thursday after he began loudly harassing Ivanka Trump and her young children.
• 
"Your father is ruining the country.  ... Why is she on our flight?  She should be flying private."
• 
The man was reportedly holding a young child in his arms during the tirade.
• 
When JetBlue security escorted the man off the plane, he reportedly complained they were "kicking me off for expressing my opinion."
      Man killed stepmom for gloating about Dallas Cowboys win, police say  (Fox 12/22/2016)
      Congress: Obama admin fired top scientist to advance climate change plans  (Fox 12/21/2016)
• 
A new congressional investigation has determined that the Obama administration fired a top scientist and intimidated staff at the Department of Energy in order to further its climate change agenda.
• 
... the administration ordered top officials to obstruct Congress in order to forward this agenda.
      Prison phone call alerts authorities to 3-year-old in bug-infested box  (Fox 12/21/2016)
      Growing list of post-election 'hate crimes' turn out to be hoaxes  (Fox 12/21/2016)
• 
A Muslim teenager from Long Island by the name of Yasmin Seweid told authorities that she was harassed on the subway by men who yelled "Donald Trump!" while trying to remove her hijab.
• 
Immediately after the election, a Muslim woman in Louisiana claimied that she was attacked and had her hijab ripped off.
• 
"The message was written by a Latino student who was upset about the results of the election and wrote the message as a satirical commentary."
• 
Hateful notes allegedly sent to a North Park University student in Chicago were "fabricated" according to the school's president.
• 
In a widely-shared Facebook post, University of Minnesota student Kathy Mirah Tu alleged that she was accosted by white men and told to "go back to Asia."
      'Next idea?' After Electoral College fail, anti-Trump forces look for new cause  (Fox 12/20/2016)
• 
"As a person who has always played fast and loose with the law, Trump will likely be impeached within the first year of his Presidency by responsible Republicans in Congress.  For the rest of us Americans, his presence in the Oval Office represents a crisis for the Constitution, the economy and the country."
• 
... Trump is a "moving, breathing conflict of interest who will likely be guilty of impeachable high crimes and misdemeanors within hours if not minutes of his inauguration."
• 
Olbermann went one step further, advising Americans: "Never address Trump as president.  He is Trump.  Just Trump.  Never president."
      Pagan priest granted right to wear horns in Maine driver's license photo  (Fox 12/20/2016)
• 
An ordained Pagan priest ... said that unless he's sleeping or bathing, he always wears his goat horns.
• 
The horns serve as his spiritual antennae and help him educate others about Paganism.
• 
... questioned the state, explaining his religious beliefs ... and adding that the horns didn't obstruct his face.
• 
The Maine Secretary of State's office said the state was not familiar with his choice of headdress and had asked Moonsong for more information to review the issue.
• 
A spokeswoman said the state allowed the goat horns because Moonsong cited their religious purposes and also because they didn't obstruct his face.
• 
It should be no different than a nun wearing a habit, or a Sikh wearing a Turban, Moonsong said.
• 
But, he said, he was happy to receive his new driver's license last week.
      Bill Clinton bashes Trump, blames 'angry white men' and Comey for wife's loss  (Fox 12/19/2016)
• 
"He doesn't know much.  One thing he does know is how to get angry, white men to vote for him."
• 
One woman reportedly told Clinton her 6-year-old child has asked to go to sleep for four years when he found out Trump won.
      Interim DNC chair Brazile appears to contradict Obama's hacking comments  (Fox 12/19/2016)
• 
... Hillary Clinton has even more directly cited Russian interference.  ... "Vladimir Putin himself directed the covert cyberattacks against our electoral system, against our democracy, apparently because he has a personal beef against me."
      At least 3 injured in stabbing attack in Los Angeles suburb; suspect in custody  (Fox 12/19/2016)
• 
The suspect was identified as George Gomez, 21.  Gomez stabbed his on-again-off-again girlfriend, her 3-year-old sister and and a 3-month-old.
• 
Gomez then led police on a chase into Glendale and eventually surrendered after a four-hour standoff.
      Martin Sheen makes big mistake as he pitches elector not to vote for Trump  (Fox 12/19/2016)
• 
Martin Sheen, who played fictitious President Josiah Barlett on "The West Wing," is featured in a personalized video designed to sway a Kansas elector.
• 
The piece is titled "Mr.  Ashley McMillan" and Sheen implores "Mr.  McMillan" to follow the example of America's Founding Fathers.
• 
He's hopeful that McMillan will switch his vote and become one of the 37 Republican electors required to possibly deny Trump the presidency.
• 
Just one problem with Sheen's pitch: Ashley McMillan is not a man.
• 
"It's my job to represent the people of Kansas on Monday.  It was Martin Sheen's job to get my name right.  He failed.  I won't," McMillan, who plans to vote for Trump, told The Daily Caller.
• 
Sheen is joined in the main, non-personalized Unite for America video by the likes of "Will & Grace" actress Debra Messing, "Better Call Saul" star Bob Odenkirk and musician Moby.
• 
"I'm not asking you to vote for Hillary Clinton," Moby says during the ad, as soft piano music plays beneath his voice.
• 
"What is evident is that Donald Trump lacks more than the qualifications to be president," "M.A.S.H." actor Mike Farrell says, with Messing delivering the blow: "He lacks the necessary stability."
• 
Sheen says the electors have "the opportunity to go down in the books as an American hero" if they don't vote for Trump.
      3-year-old boy dies in road rage shooting during shopping trip with grandmother in Arkansas  (Fox 12/18/2016)
• 
... when a driver opened fire on their car Saturday evening because he thought she "wasn't moving fast enough at a stop sign."
• 
The boy and his grandmother were at the stop sign in southwest Little Rock when a driver apparently angry about the delay stepped out of his car and opened fire.
• 
Police said they were looking for an older black Chevrolet Impala.
• 
Last month, a 2-year-old girl was killed when a car drove by and someone fired into her vehicle; the shooter in that case hasn't been captured.
• 
the road rage killings were frustrating for the police department and the community, especially because the young victims were "very innocent" and "can do very little to protect themselves."
      Scott Baio claims Red Hot Chili Peppers' drummer's wife attacked him over Trump  (Fox 12/15/2016)
• 
Baio was attending a function at his child's elementary school when he was confronted by Nancy Mack who is married to drummer Chad Smith.
• 
Mack reportedly began cursing at Baio, who has been an outspoken supporter of Trump.
• 
... Baio asked Mack repeatedly to calm down as children were present but she instead reportedly attacked him by grabbing him under the arms, shaking him and pushing him.
      Lisa Edelstein implies Alan Thicke died to avoid Trump  (12/15/2016)
• 
"RIP Alan Thicke.  Seems like everyone is checking out before the Trumpacolypse."
• 
1) he was Canadian.  2) A family lost a husband and a father.  This is NOT the time for politics.
      Electors are being harassed, threatened in bid to stop Trump  (NYP 12/14/2016)
• 
Reports of GOP electors being badgered have been reported in numerous states, including Georgia, Idaho, Tennessee, Arizona, Utah and Michigan.
• 
"This has never happened before ... Do you know how long it takes to delete all those emails every day?"
• 
... also been solicited by a Harvard University group ... offered free legal aid to electors who change their vote.
• 
"That borders on bribery.  Carried to this extreme, the day might come when an elector could be sold to the highest bidder."
• 
... he's been getting death threats via email, snail mail, Twitter and Facebook.
• 
"Somebody threatened to put a bullet in the back of my mouth."
• 
... Democracy and Progress PAC placed full-page ads in ... daily newspapers telling electors they are "not bound" to vote for Trump, who won the state.
• 
... six Republican electors are being inundated with emails pressing them not to support Trump.
• 
"No, Trump won the Electoral College fair and square."
      Texas university takes the 'holiday' out of parties in December  (Fox 12/14/2016)
• 
"Not all faith traditions have holidays in December, and not everyone identifies with a particular faith tradition."
• 
"'Holiday' connotes religious tradition and may not apply to all employees."
• 
"Avoid religious symbolism, such as Santa Claus, evergreen trees or a red nosed reindeer, which are associated with Christmas traditions."
• 
"Excellent alternatives are snowflakes, snow men or winter themes not directly associated with a particular holiday or religion."
      Celebrities beg electors to be ‘heroes’ and vote against Trump  (NYP 12/15/2016)
• 
"By voting your conscience, you and other brave Republican electors can give the House of Representatives the option to select a qualified candidate for the presidency."
      Dreaming of leaving: How California can wave goodbye to the US  (Fox 12/14/2016)
• 
Technically, we acquired California as part of the Mexican "cession" in the 1848 Treaty of Guadelupe-Hidalgo.  The U.S.  paid Mexico $15 million for this territory.
• 
So, why couldn't we cede California back for, say, $415 million (what $15 million in 1848 dollars is worth today)?
• 
Maybe that's what candidate Trump and Mexican President Nieto were talking about last summer.
• 
The proceeds would pay for the border wall after all.
• 
San Francisco wouldn't need to be a "sanctuary city" for Mexican illegals, it would be part of Mexico again.
      UPenn students swap out Shakespeare portrait in favor of Audre Lorde  (Fox 12/14/2016)
• 
"Students removed the Shakespeare portrait and delivered it to my office as a way of affirming their commitment to a more inclusive mission for the English department."
      13-year-old girl accused of plotting mass shooting at school  (12/14/2016)
      Media types hit panic button over CIA Russia assessment  (Fox 12/13/2016)
• 
"We are in an unprecedented situation: a president that 54% of voters opposed elected with the help of a Russian intelligence operation."
• 
"Anything short of the American people learning every detail of this cyber 9/11 attack on our country is a victory for Putin."
• 
"Russia committed a Pearl Harbor cyber attack on USA designed to put their favored person in the WH."
• 
"He has to step down before the inauguration before they give him the nuclear codes.  We are at risk when the president is fighting with the CIA."
• 
"Do we have to wait until the hammer and sickle is on the American flag before we stand up to this guy?"
• 
"We are at war with Russia, or perhaps more correctly we have lost a war with Russia without battle.  We are no longer a sovereign nation, we are no longer a democracy, we are no longer a free people, we are the victims of a bloodless coup – so far a bloodless coup."
• 
"It's a coup.  It's a war.  He's a Russian puppet.  It must stop."
      Obama hits Trump over intel briefings, alleged Russia connections  (Fox 12/13/2016)
• 
... noting that Trump had joked the Russians should hack Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's secret email server to recover tens of thousands of emails she had deleted prior to an FBI investigation.
• 
"The President-elect in some of his political events specifically said to the Russians, hack Hillary's emails so we can finally find out what's going on and confirm our conspiracy theories," Obama said.
      Diner at Florida restaurant reportedly asks eatery to change ‘offensive’ Christmas music  (Fox 12/12/2016)
• 
"Christmas music was offensive.  Consider playing holiday music or less religious themed."
      Federal judge rejects push for Pennsylvania recount  (Fox 12/12/2016)
• 
"But one thing is clear.  The Pennsylvania election system is not fair to voters and voters don't know if their votes counted, and that's a very large problem."
      Former Democratic Rep.  Chaka Fattah sentenced to 10 years  (Fox 12/12/2016)
• 
... the Philadelphia-area lawmaker's crimes "astonishing" given that he and his TV anchor wife had a $500,000 annual income that put them at or near the "top 1 percent."
      Arrest records show more teens smuggling immigrants into U.S.  (Fox 12/12/2016)
• 
The officer discovered she didn't have a driver's license, observed five passengers in the car with her and notified border patrol.
• 
... admitted she had just picked up the men nearby and was being paid $250 per person to smuggle them into the U.S.
• 
... these kids do it because they come from low income families and need the money.
      'Brady Bunch' star Susan Olsen fired after reported homophobic rant  (Fox 12/12/2016)
• 
"We will not tolerate hateful speech by anyone associated with our radio station and have severed our ties with a host that veered off the direction in which we are going."
• 
"It is wildly irresponsible for LA Talk Radio to allow a Trump fanatic to co-host one of their programs, where she can spew her idiotic lies unchecked."
• 
"(Being a liberal and a patriot are mutually exclusive?  Hillary is causing the protests & hate crimes?  The Koran is a political tract?)"
• 
"I will not listen to or appear on any shows there from this point forward until she's gone."
• 
... accused the 55-year-old former child star of being "dangerous" and "unprofessional."
• 
The next day Olsen allegedly replied to the comedian with an expletive-laden post.
      VA hospital left deceased veteran in shower room for 9 hours, report finds  (Fox 12/11/2016)
      Trump team says 'move on,' after Obama calls for cyber-hacking probe  (Fox 12/10/2016)
• 
"Reports of the CIA's conclusion that Russia actively sought to help elect Donald Trump are simultaneously stunning and not surprising, given Russia's disdain for democracy and admiration for autocracy," Schumer said. 
      Schumer delivers emotional goodbye to Senate Democratic Leader Reid  (Fox 12/10/2016)
• 
"Harry, I wouldn't be the senator or the man that I am today without you," Schumer said as he sniffled and his voice quivered in his farewell speech...
• 
"Thank you from the bottom of my heart, and I will miss you.  It will be quite some time until we see another like Harry Reid.  Until then, this portrait will have to do."
• 
Reid, Nevada, leaves the Senate after 30 years and more than a decade as the chamber's top Democrat. 
      Controversial Islamic center hosts interfaith call for peace, despite terror ties  (Fox 12/09/2016)
• 
A Boston Islamic center that has been linked to convicted terrorists is hosting an interfaith event on Sunday to promote peace.
• 
"My hope is that we can provide a place for members of the community, who are so fearful and concerned about our values being challenged, to speak up."
• 
"We need to affirm our values and be in solidarity with each other to protect all members of our community against hateful, divisive rhetoric."
• 
... Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center operates two mosques ... and one in Cambridge where several convicted terrorists reportedly worshipped.
• 
They include Boston Marathon bombers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev; Aafia Siddiqui, who plotted a chemical attack on New York City and Tarek Mehanna, who was sentenced in 2012 to 17 years in prison for conspiring to aid Al Qaeda.
• 
In addition, a founder of ISBCC, Abduraham Alamoudi, was sentenced in 2004 to 23 years in prison for taking part in a plot to kill Saudi royal officials, has allegedly worshipped at the mosque.
• 
Neither the mosque nor top officials have been implicated in criminal activity.
• 
But ... several speakers at the mosque have delivered fiery and hateful sermons, and that its connections to terror make it an unlikely host of an event calling for peace.
• 
"It's ironic that they would hold a rally against hate in one of the most hateful houses of worship in New England where imam after imam has been found to preach anti-Semitism, homophobia, and hate for the United States, its people and its government."
• 
... a 2010 video of Abdullah Faaruuq, a guest preacher, exhorting worshipers to "grab onto the rope, grab onto the typewriter, grab onto the shovel, grab onto the gun and the sword."
• 
Faaruuq told ... last year that ISIS was not created by Islamic teachings, but rather by America.
• 
"It was created by the United States' encouragement into other people's countries seeking weapons of mass destruction that don't exist.  Destroying their societies and leaving the bitter taste in young people's mouths."
• 
"ISBCC has graciously opened its doors to host a much-needed gathering dedicated to fostering an ethos of pluralism and standing firmly against prejudice and hate."
• 
"...  lawmakers discount the hatred for political reasons because the hatred is being spouted by what they consider to be a valuable minority," Feoktistov told Fox News.  "They are holding this event at an extremely hateful place, and that doesn't bother them at all."
      'Your uteruses will be fine': Hannity on the 'collective freakout' over Trump's win  (Fox 12/09/2016)
• 
... stories of Washington D.C.  women cutting and dyeing their hair "because they want to feel empowered in order to oppose president-elect Trump."
• 
... a public relations firm founded by CNN "radical" pundit Van Jones is "working with Republican Electoral College electors who plan on voting against Donald Trump on Dec.  19."
• 
... "The View" host Whoopi Goldberg, who told women to "watch your uterus" under a Trump presidency.
• 
"Ladies," Hannity said, "your uteruses will be fine."
• 
Filmmaker Michael Moore ... claim that Trump and his fellow Republicans would trigger an "onslught of suffering" against ordinary Americans.
• 
"Michael, calm down," Hannity said.  "The suffering happened under Obama.  Thirteen million more Americans that are on food stamps, eight million more in poverty, lowest labor participation rate since the 70s, that's Obama's policies."
• 
"All of this is so beyond ridiculous, but, to my friends in the audience, let me translate what all this means."
• 
"It's pretty simple.  They lost, they can't handle it, and you won.  And hopefully America wins."
      California professor caught on video calling Trump's election 'terrorism'  (Fox 12/09/2016)
• 
"Our nation is divided.  We have been assaulted.  It's an act of terrorism.  One of the most frightening things for me and most of the people in my life is that the people creating the assault are among us."
• 
"This video violates the Coast District student code of conduct and California Education code.  The student(s) involved will be facing discipline."
      Dylann Roof laughed during church slaying confession to FBI  (Fox 12/09/2016)
• 
In a videotaped confession shown Friday during his death penalty trial, Roof laughed several times and made exaggerated gun motions as he recounted the massacre.
• 
He explained that he wanted to leave at least one person alive to tell what happened and complained that his victims "complicated things" when they hid under tables.
• 
In the confession, Roof said he left bullets in a magazine so that he could kill himself after the slayings but changed his mind when he didn't immediately see any police.
      Marxist Vegan Restaurant Closes After Customers No Longer Willing to Wait 40 Minutes for a Sandwich  (12/08/2016)
• 
A "Marxist" "collectivist" "worker-run" restaurant in Grand Rapids, Michigan, closed its doors this week after customers complained that they could no longer tolerate the bizarre hours, high prices and long lines.
• 
... the restaurant's business model, which did not allow for bosses or managers, promised a "living wage" to all employees and a strong union, did not allow the restaurant to make enough profit to stay in business.
• 
... customers complained that it was almost impossible to get a meal at the diner.
• 
... waited more than 40 minutes for a sandwich — and that's when the diner was even open.
• 
Because the employees set the shop's hours by group decision, the restaurant opened and closed at random times, leaving potential sandwich buyers totally confused.
• 
It turns out, in a shocking revelation to the store's management, that those Soviet bread lines were a bug, not a feature of Communism.
• 
Customers also complained that the restaurants "equal pay, no tipping" scheme failed to reward exceptional service, pointing out on the message board that "you shouldn't try running your business on political good will alone."
• 
When the diner offered a free meal to Grand Rapids police officers as a "thank you" for keeping their neighborhood safe, local socialists complained that the business was abrogating its core ideals by siding with fascists and supporting "nearly all-white police force in this era of police violence."
• 
So, in a no-win situation, and discovering first hand the troubles that have plagued Communism for more than a century, the restaurant was forced to close its doors.
• 
As one community member put it, they discovered that "you can't make payroll and your bills with Facebook and Tumblr ‘likes.'"
• 
The owner, for his part, is admitting his mistake.  When asked what his next venture would be, he told MLive.com that he was "taking a vacation."
• 
How bourgeois.
      Report: Costly wind turbines projected to yield $1.39 in daily savings  (Fox 12/08/2016)
• 
A small Washington state city spent more than $100,000 on three "windmill-like turbines" – but any hopes for big savings appear to be blowing in the wind.
• 
... the Port Angeles turbines, which haven't yet been turned on, are expected to generate $1.39 per day in electricity, or roughly $42 per month.
• 
... the purpose of the "designers was to let people see how wind works." Asked if the intent of the project was to provide a cost-efficient means of electricity, she said it was not the primary reason. 
• 
"It is a piece of art," she added.
• 
... daily savings could be as high as $5.44 "at peak windspeed" but cautioned that "determination of actual benefit in dollars at this time would be speculative because the spires are not yet operational."
• 
... they add to a "positive aesthetic" in the park and "symbolize energy creation."
      Michael Moore calls for protesters to 'disrupt' Trump's inauguration  (Fox 12/07/2016)
• 
Michael Moore — who predicted Donald Trump would win the presidency months before his surprise victory — is now encouraging people to protest the President-elect's upcoming inauguration.
• 
"Disrupt the Inauguration.  The Majority have spoken – by nearly 2.7 million votes &counting!  Silence is not an option."
• 
"We call on all people of good conscience to join in disrupting the ceremonies.  If Trump is to be inaugurated at all, let it happen behind closed doors, showing the true face of the security state Trump will preside over.  It must be made clear to the whole world that the vast majority of people in the United States do not support his presidency or consent to his rule."
• 
"If you are living outside the US, you can take action at US embassies, borders, or other symbols of neocolonial power.  Our allegiance is not to 'making America great again,' but to all of humanity and the planet."
      Anti-Trumpers trying to sow chaos in Electoral College  (Fox 12/06/2016)
• 
Amid a rowdy recount push in battleground states, anti-Donald Trump forces are escalating efforts to invalidate his election on another front: the Electoral College.
• 
But even as Clinton herself has conceded and joined President Obama in urging a smooth transition of power, a group of electors from Colorado and Washington known as the "Hamilton Electors" is trying to persuade other electors to unite behind a Republican alternative to Trump.
• 
... some attorney groups have offered to defend electors who try to defy the will of their states.
• 
Anti-Trump electors are pushing for members of the Electoral College to support a Republican alternative in order to bring Trump's number down – not elevate Clinton's.
      Supreme Court sides with Samsung in patent dispute with Apple  (Fox 12/06/2016)
• 
Apple accused Samsung of duplicating a handful of distinctive iPhone features for which Apple holds patents: the flat screen, the rounded rectangle shape of the phone, and the layout of icons on the screen.
• 
At issue was how much Samsung is required to compensate Apple under an 1887 law that requires patent infringers to pay "total profit."
• 
Apple said that meant all the profits from the phone sales, while Samsung argued it was limited to profits related to the specific components that were copied.
• 
Samsung had argued that the hefty award ignored the fact that its phones contain more than 200,000 other patents that Apple does not own.
• 
Apple said the verdict was fair because the iPhone's success was directly tied to its distinctive look.
      VMI, famed military academy, giving cadets coloring books for stress  (Fox 12/06/2016)
• 
... the first state-sponsored military college in the country founded in 1839, offers a "stress busters" program to provide students with yoga classes to "unwind and relax."
      Bergdahl's former platoon member dismisses pardon plea  (Fox 12/05/2016)
• 
If the pardon isn't granted, Bergdahl's defense team said it would expand its legal strategy to the new administration by filing a motion arguing that President-elect Donald Trump violated his due process rights with scathing public comments about the case.
• 
... planned to file a motion seeking dismissal of the charges against Bergdahl shortly after the January inauguration, arguing Trump violated Bergdahl's constitutional due-process rights.
      Early Trump supporter Palin suggests Carrier deal is 'crony capitalism'  (Fox 12/03/2016)
• 
The former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice-presidential nominee says she's "ecstatic" for Carrier employees.
• 
However she also wonders whether Trump's successful bid to keep the manufacturer from moving 1,000 jobs from Indiana to Mexico is in fact a case of political influence on the free market.
• 
"When government steps in arbitrarily with individual subsidies, favoring one business over others, it sets inconsistent, unfair, illogical precedent."
• 
"Republicans oppose this, remember?" Palin wrote.  "We support competition on a level playing field, remember?  Because we know special interest crony capitalism is one big fail."
      Professor stabbed to death on USC campus, student arrested  (Fox 12/03/2016)
      Greg Gutfeld: Obama slams Fox News [nd rings the division bell, for the last time]  (Fox 12/01/2016)
• 
In the Rolling Stone interview, he accuses Fox News and others of lying to foment division.
• 
That's ironic, given that he's saying these things in Rolling Stone, the rag that peddled a massive lie (the UVA rape hoax) that ruined lives, and the same rag that put the Boston Bomber in heroic pose on its cover.
• 
Comedians, singers and assorted talking heads continue to crap on Trump voters, reducing them to some braying, mindless, bigoted mob.  But the more they do this, the more Trump supporters they create.
• 
Their simplistic, single-minded arrogance reveals the debilitating irrelevance they feel when the country no longer listens to their whine.
• 
Oh, yes ... in the good old days, it used to be that you could call someone a bigot, a sexist or simply evil — and it mattered.
      Laura Ingraham: 'Infantile' Obama has no 'sense of personal responsibility'  (Fox 12/01/2016)
• 
"In this election, [voters] turned out in huge numbers for Trump.  And I think that part of it has to do with our inability, our failure, to reach those voters effectively.  Part of it is Fox News in every bar and restaurant in big chunks of the country, but part of it is also Democrats not working at a grassroots level, being in there, showing up, making arguments."
• 
"And he goes over to Europe and he goes, 'well you know I'm actually very popular, look at the polls, my policies are actually very popular,'"
      Did OSU Staffer Really Urge "Compassion" for Muslim Attacker?  (11/29/2016)
• 
"Abdul Razak Ali Artan was a BUCKEYE, a member of our family.  If you think it is okay to celebrate his death and/or share a photo of his dead body and I see it in my timeline I will unfriend you."
• 
"I pray you have compassion for his life, as troubled as it clearly was.
• 
"Think of the pain he must have been into feel that his actions were the only solution."
• 
"America!  Stop interfering with other countries, especially the Muslim Ummah.  We are not weak.  We are not weak, remember that," Artan wrote on Facebook.
• 
"Every single Muslim who disapproves of my actions is a sleeper cell, waiting for a signal. I am warning you Oh America!" Artan also wrote.
• 
So Ms.  Thompson really thinks we should have compassion for a self-radicalized thug who tried slaughter innocent Americans on American soil?
• 
What about compassion for the people he tried to butcher?
      Somali student behind car, knife attack at Ohio State University that injured 11  (Fox 11/28/2016)
• 
He said he was looking for a place to pray openly and worried about how he would be received.
• 
"I was kind of scared with everything going on in the media.  I'm a Muslim, it's not what media portrays me to be."
• 
"If people look at me, a Muslim praying, I don't know what they're going to think, what's going to happen.  But I don't blame them.  It's the media that put that picture in their heads."
• 
Neighbors say Artan was always polite and attended daily prayer services at a mosque on the city's west side.
• 
The motive behind the attack is still unclear, ... a Facebook post that may have been written by Artan earlier Monday.  The post appeared to condemn U.S.  military action in Muslim countries. 
• 
Leaders of Muslim organizations and mosques in the Columbus area condemned the attacks while cautioning people against jumping to conclusions or blaming a religion or an ethnicity.
      Obama Whitewashes Castro's Tyranny in "Carefully-Worded" Statement  (11/26/2016)
• 
President Obama and the Mainstream Media are mourning the death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro — whitewashing his crimes against the Cuban people while comparing him to George Washington.
• 
It is absolutely sickening to watch the White House and the Mainstream Media mourn the loss of their beloved Castro — a ruthless dictator who was the personification of evil.
• 
And here is President Obama's statement:
• 
"At this time of Fidel Castro's passing, we extend a hand of friendship to the Cuban people.  We know that this moment fills Cubans - in Cuba and in the United States - with powerful emotions, recalling the countless ways in which Fidel Castro altered the course of individual lives, families, and of the Cuban nation.  History will record and judge the enormous impact of this singular figure on the people and world around him. 
• 
For nearly six decades, the relationship between the United States and Cuba was marked by discord and profound political disagreements.  During my presidency, we have worked hard to put the past behind us, pursuing a future in which the relationship between our two countries is defined not by our differences but by the many things that we share as neighbors and friends - bonds of family, culture, commerce, and common humanity.  This engagement includes the contributions of Cuban Americans, who have done so much for our country and who care deeply about their loved ones in Cuba.
• 
Today, we offer condolences to Fidel Castro's family, and our thoughts and prayers are with the Cuban people.  In the days ahead, they will recall the past and also look to the future.  As they do, the Cuban people must know that they have a friend and partner in the United States of America."
• 
See related Cuba-USA (Glenn McCoy, 12/18/2014) cartoon from World picture album
      Police: Man shot dead while trying to stop man from beating woman  (Fox 11/26/2016)
• 
... a man was assaulting a female companion when the other man drove up and demanded he stop.
• 
... the attacker drew a handgun and fired at the man, killing him and critically wounding a female bystander.
      California officer hit by skateboard is critical  (Fox 11/25/2016)
      Businesses brace for Trump decision on H-1B visas in wake of Sessions pick  (Fox 11/25/2016)
• 
However, supporters of the program ... warn that some companies may actually ship more jobs overseas if the visa is limited.
• 
"Companies doing tech work... they would be thinking about expanding work in places other than United States.  They might put it in Canada, in a place like Vancouver, where Microsoft employs a lot of people because they can find it hard to get the skills to come to the U.S.."
• 
"The whole view that there's not a shortage [in STEM workers], I think that's wrong, and the idea that H-1B workers are substitutes is wrong."
• 
"They normally complement one another, allowing companies to gain global market shares and expand even more."
• 
"America faces a shortage of high-skilled STEM talent, especially in IT industries."
      Spice retailer says Republicans embraced racism by electing Trump  (Fox 11/25/2016)
• 
Penzeys, a Wisconsin-based spice retailer, has accused the Republican Party of embracing racism for backing Donald Trump.
• 
"The open embrace of racism by the Republican party in this election is now unleashing a wave of ugliness unseen in this country for decades," wrote Penzeys CEO Bill Penzey in an email to customers.  "The American people are taking notice."
• 
Apparently, Mr.  Penzey has been sniffing a bit too much Paprika or smoking too much Oregano.
• 
... many of their customers were outraged by the insinuation that people who voted for Trump are racist.
      3 shot while hanging Christmas lights in Philadelphia after fight with passing driver  (Fox 11/24/2016)
• 
Three men hanging Christmas lights were shot Wednesday night after getting into an argument with a passing motorist.
• 
The victims told police that they were outside decorating their homes in the city's Juanita neighborhood with Christmas lights when a dark grey Chevy Impala with tinted windows drove down their block.
• 
The shooter is described as a black male in his 20s wearing a light grey knitted cap, brown complexion, armed with a dark grey semi-automatic handgun.
• 
The second suspect is described by police as a black male in his 20s with a darker complexion and shoulder length hair that is possibly dreadlocks.
      Police: Couple planted fake bomb hoping to shoot officers  (Fox 11/23/2016)
• 
... it contained gunpowder, modeling clay and a timer, but no detonator.  Experts examined the device and then detonated it at the scene.
• 
The couple, who share an address, wanted to shoot officers at the school or rob a bank while police were busy dealing with the bogus bomb
• 
Authorities determined that a stopwatch used as a timer in the fake bomb was sold at Walmart and they began searching stores where it may have been purchased.
• 
Authorities said that search led to video surveillance images of Dilligard and, in turn, Edwards.
• 
The man told police he was part of the Black Panthers and the Black Mafia, Bridges said, but it was unclear whether he was actually affiliated with any group.
      He fatally shot a Texas cop on Sunday, police say.  On Monday, he got married at a courthouse  (11/23/2016)
      FBI: No hallucinogens found in system of face-biting suspect  (Fox 11/23/2016)
• 
Deputies had said that when they arrived at the couple's home, they found the then-muscular former high school football player and wrestler in his underwear, making animal noises and biting Stevens' face as he pinned his victim's body to the driveway.
• 
According to court documents, one deputy ordered Harrouff off Stevens at gunpoint while another used an electric stun gun on him but he wouldn't let go.  Snyder has said the deputies didn't shoot Harrouff because they feared hitting Stevens.
• 
Finally, a deputy with a dog arrived and its bites enabled deputies to subdue Harrouff.  Mishcon's body was found in the garage.
• 
Harrouff, who had no previous arrest record, told deputies, "Help me, I ate something bad" and then admitted it was "humans" as he spit out a piece of flesh, court documents show.  He begged deputies to kill him after they pulled him off Stevens' body.
• 
Less than an hour before the attack, Harrouff was having dinner with his father, sister and a friend at a restaurant about 4 miles from the victims' house...
• 
Surveillance video shows him calmly walking out about 45 minutes before the stabbings.
• 
... he had been acting strangely for about a week, claiming to have superpowers and to have been sent here to help people.
• 
The victims lived a short distance from Harrouff's father and were known to sit in their garage with the door open, watching television and chatting with passers-by.
      Illinois lawmaker says state's money shouldn't be used for Trump's border wall  (Fox 11/23/2016)
• 
"Walls aren't terribly effective with keeping people out."
• 
"What walls are, walls are symbols.  And Donald Trump's proposal to build a wall with our border is trying to send a message that the people on the other side of that wall are dangerous."
      Trump picks charter school advocate Betsy DeVos for education secretary  (Fox 11/23/2016)
• 
American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten said DeVos "has no meaningful experience in the classroom or in our schools."
• 
"The president-elect, in his selection of Betsy DeVos, has chosen the most ideological, anti-public education nominee put forward since President Carter created a Cabinet-level Department of Education."
• 
"In nominating DeVos, Trump makes it loud and clear that his education policy will focus on privatizing, defunding and destroying public education in America."
      Ohio teen charged for allegedly throwing glue stick explosive at teacher  (Fox 11/23/2016)
• 
... in retaliation for issuing him a suspension.
• 
"We are fortunate.  Sometimes you're fortunate.  In this case, it didn't explode."
• 
School officials later discovered that the boy had threatened to kill the teacher and bring "a grenade to school and blow it up."
      Wayne State University police officer fighting for his life after being shot in Detroit  (Fox 11/23/2016)
• 
... was on duty when he radioed to say he was investigating possible thefts of navigation systems from cars and SUVs, and was about to speak to someone apparently on a bike.
• 
Officers who arrived on the scene found the officer injured on the ground.
• 
He cited four recent incidents around the country in which law enforcement officers were shot, adding, "That's something that's crossed our minds."
• 
One-third of police officers shot to death on the job this year were purposely targeted by their assailant.
      College Removes American Flag, Calls it “Symbol of Fear”  (11/22/2016)
• 
A private college in Massachusetts has announced it will no longer fly Old Glory because it has become a "heated symbol" in the aftermath of the presidential election — in an "environment of escalating hate-based violence."
• 
"Our intention was to create the space for meaningful and respectful dialogue across the many perspectives represented in our community."
      Advice for the Loyal Opposition  (JWR 11/21/2016)
• 
The CEO, Matt Maloney, wrote to all his employees advising any Trump voters among them to take a hike:
• 
"Please reply to this email with your resignation because you have no place here."
• 
Ha!  What a wimp.  Why fire your political opponents when you can fire at them?  Substituting assassination for argument, Matt Hartigan:
• 
"Getting a sniper rife and perching myself where it counts.  Find a bedroom in the whitehouse that suits you motherf**ker.  I'll find you."
• 
Who's Matt Hartigan?  Some unemployable lippy slacktivist with a master's in transgender and colonialism studies?
• 
No, he's President and CEO of a cool high-tech cyber-security company called PacketSled.  The sled has now decided to move on without its lead dog.
• 
CNN's Sally Kohn was getting it back-to-front at 9pm on election night:
• 
"My sense is that if Trump wins, Hillary supporters will be sad.  If Hillary wins, Trump supporters will be angry.  Important difference."
• 
"Days after Donald Trump was named president-elect, Americans are spreading a message of unity with a simple symbol: a silver safety pin."
• 
"My #SafetyPin shows I will protect those who feel in danger bc of gender, sexuality, race, disability, religion, etc.  You are safe with me."
      Some in the media dig in against 'normalizing' Donald Trump  (Fox 11/21/2016)
• 
What those who decry the normalization of Barack Obama's successor are really saying is Trump is not a legitimate president, and doesn't deserve to be treated as such.
• 
"When Donald Trump won the presidency, our vocabularies didn't bulge to accommodate the reality that this ignorant geyser of hate had ascended to the world's yugest leadership position.  We're left pressing the same worn-out words into service, paradoxically reminding each other: This is not normal."
• 
"The frame we're putting around the president-elect emphasizes how freakishly outside the mainstream his views and behavior lie.  That's useful, up to a point.  But in appealing to what's typical rather than what's right or true, we're missing an opportunity to make a stronger statement.  Trump himself aims to center white men as ‘normal' and push everyone else to the periphery."
• 
Ah, now we get to the real agenda: It's racial.  It's about putting white men back in charge and the hell with everyone else.
• 
"Overall there's a creeping sense that we're stuck with Trump and we should make it ‘work' in some type of do-goody liberal appeal to patriotism.
• 
"But this is wrong, both tactically and ethically.  Trump isn't normal and he should never be treated as such, regardless of what President Obama and Clinton and Sanders say."
• 
Wow.  Even saying give the guy a chance is considered a failure.  Who appointed Salon as the arbiter of normality?
• 
"Make no mistake: Trump's election is as disastrous as an Old Testament plague.  His election has sparked anger and anxiety, driving thousands nationwide into the streets in protest..."
• 
From the right, National Review's Jonah Goldberg says it's the mainstream media that normalized Trump during the primaries:
• 
"Trump was good for ratings ... The mainstream media and numerous liberal pundits loved Trump's impact on the GOP for the same reason bored teenagers like to throw lit matches into dumpsters: Garbage fires are fun to watch.  The third reason is closely related to the second: The media thought Trump was more likely lose to Hillary Clinton."
• 
How'd that work out for them?
      City renames 2 holidays deemed culturally insensitive  (Fox 11/20/2016)
• 
The city of Bloomington, Indiana, has renamed Good Friday and Columbus Day because the names imply a cultural insensitivity.
• 
"We are terrifically proud of our diverse workforce at the city.  That diversity makes us stronger and more representative of the public we proudly serve.  These updated names for two days of well-merited time off is another way we can demonstrate our commitment to inclusivity."
• 
... "all city employees receive paid time off for Columbus Day, a federal holiday ... and Good Friday, the Friday before Easter Sunday.  In the future, the city will be calling these paid days off 'Fall Holiday' and 'Spring Holiday.'"
• 
Good Friday is not a federal holiday but is observed by many Christians as the day Jesus Christ was crucified by the Romans.
• 
Columbus Day is a federal holiday noting the arrival of the Italian explorer in the Americas, on Oct.  12, 1492.
• 
Columbus Day has come under fire from liberals who claim the discovery of the Americas by Europeans led to centuries of oppression of Native Americans.
• 
"To emphasize the heroism of Columbus and his successors as navigators and discoverers, and to de-emphasize their genocide, is not a technical necessity but an ideological choice.  It serves — unwittingly — to justify what was done."
      Father of fallen soldier says plane passengers booed family  (Fox 11/19/2016)
• 
The father of an Army soldier killed in Afghanistan says he and his family were booed as they flew to meet his son's body coming home.
• 
... his son stopped the suicide bomber short of his target and may have saved hundreds of lives.
• 
The captain told everyone to remain seated to let the Perry family leave first to make their connection.
• 
"To hear the reaction of the flight being delayed because of a Gold Star family, and the first class cabin booing that was really upsetting, and it made us cry some more."
      Trump says 'Hamilton' cast 'rude' to Pence, 'harrased' him, wants apology  (Fox 11/19/2016)
• 
The cast had a message for Pence after the show as he was walking out saying, "We sir, we are the diverse America who are alarmed and anxious that your new administration will not protect us, our planet, our children, our parents or defend us and uphold our inalienable rights, sir."
• 
... the show was paused several times as the crowd booed Pence at certain lines of the show.
• 
Cast member Brandon Dixon delivered the statement on behalf of the cast ... "We truly hope this show has inspired you to uphold our American values and work on behalf of all of us."
• 
Dixon continued to say the show was "told by a diverse group of men, women of different colors, creeds and orientations."
      Fashion designer refuses to dress Melania Trump  (Fox 11/18/2016)
• 
"As one who celebrates and strives for diversity, individual freedom, and respect for all lifestyles, I will not participate in dressing or associating in any way with the next First Lady."
• 
"The rhetoric of racism, sexism, and xenophobia unleashed by her husband's presidential campaign are incompatible with the shared values we live by."
• 
Theallet, 52, is a French-born designer who grew to prominence by dressing current first lady Michelle Obama on a number of occasions.
• 
"As an immigrant in this country, I have been blessed with the opportunity to pursue my dreams in the USA."
• 
"Dressing the First Lady Michelle Obama for the past 8 years has been a highlight and an honor.  She has contributed to having our name recognized and respected worldwide.
• 
... Theallet is calling on all designers to join the boycott.  "Integrity is our only true currency."
      High school students' mock Trump assassination highlights post-election bullying, harassment  (Fox 11/18/2016)
      Arizona's presidential electors being harassed, urged not to cast vote for Trump  (Fox 11/18/2016)
• 
... being hit by a flood of emails and phone calls demanding they defy the voters in their state and choose Hillary Clinton instead of President-elect Donald Trump...
• 
... most of the pleas come from out of state and include one that called a vote against Trump "an epitome of patriotism."
• 
"They demonize me, they call me a homophobic, an isolationist, a bigot, a misogynist, and an anti-Semite, which is interesting because I'm Jewish."
• 
... has received as many as 8,000 overtures, and now doesn't even dare to answer her phone.
      Deputy US marshal shot, killed in Georgia; suspect dead  (Fox 11/18/2016)
• 
... trying to arrest a man with a history of targeting police...
• 
... was part of a team seeking to arrest Dontrell Montese Carter, who was wanted on charges including attempted murder of police officers and domestic violence...
      A Harvard student's open letter to the delicate flowers of the Ivy League  (Fox 11/17/2016)
• 
Intellectual hypocrisy continues every day on campuses, where opinions that are not the norm are vilified or silenced.
• 
Universities themselves are making all types of provisions to coddle those who have been traumatized by the will of the American people.
• 
Now protests are popping up at universities all over America.  What are you protesting ... the democratic process?
• 
Maybe we can trace the root cause of this behavior to our generation receiving participation trophies while growing up.
      Sean Hannity: Toughen up, crybabies — Trump is your next president  (Fox 11/17/2016)
• 
"I'm crying.  I want to move to Spain.  I really, really want to move to Spain right now.  And everyone in my office is, like, 'You have a responsibility and you have a voice and you need to use it and you have to be here.'"
• 
It's gotten even worse.  ... elite private schools in New York City are helping coddled, pampered students, quote, "deal with the election results."
• 
They're bringing in therapy dogs and offering, "disaster counseling."
• 
... co-eds at an Ivy League university, Cornell University, are holding "cry-ins," where the faculty are providing students with tissues and hot cocoa.
• 
... the University of Michigan is handing out coloring books and allowing college kids to play with Play-doh to help them cope with the discomfort of losing an election.
• 
There are also reports that students at campuses all across the country Wednesday were staging walk-outs to protest Donald Trump.
• 
On top of that, you've got all these left-wing agitators, day after day after day, taking to the streets to cause disruption and chaos over Donald Trump's victory.
• 
... we're supposed to roll out the red carpet for sore loser liberals because their subpar, crooked and corrupt candidate lost an election?
      San Francisco teachers union offers lesson plan calling Trump racist, sexist  (Fox 11/17/2016)
• 
... who became president "by pandering to a huge racist and sexist base."
• 
... "inappropriate propaganda that unfairly demonizes not only the campaign that Donald Trump, the winner, ran, but also all of the people who voted for him."
• 
The plan was written by social studies teacher Fakhra Shah, who said she hadn't planned for it to spread citywide — that was a step taken by the teacher's union.
• 
The plan encourages teachers to let students express their concerns and to offer them hope and tell students that they can keep fighting.
• 
"We can uplift ourselves (and) fight oppression here at school even if we cannot control the rest of the country."
• 
"I know that they might curse and swear, but you would too if you have suffered under the constructs of white supremacy or experienced sexism, or any isms or lack of privilege."
      Sanctuary city mayors prepare for clash with Trump administration  (Fox 11/17/2016)
• 
"To all those who are, after Tuesday's election, very nervous and filled with anxiety as we've spoken to, you are safe in Chicago, you are secure in Chicago and you are supported in Chicago.  Chicago will always be a sanctuary city."
• 
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said last week he would go so far as to destroy a database of undocumented immigrants with city identification cards before handing it over to the Trump administration.
• 
"We are not going to sacrifice a half-million people who live amongst us.  We will do everything we know how to do to resist that."
      'Stay engaged': Clinton urges supporters to persevere through Trump presidency  (Fox 11/17/2016)
• 
"We love her and we appreciate all the hard work she has done and say it's not going to be for naught."
• 
"We're going to say that she is the people's president."
      Outgoing California Sen.  Boxer introduces bill to scrap Electoral College  (Fox 11/16/2016)
• 
"This is the only office in the land where you can get more votes and still lose the presidency.  The Electoral College is an outdated, undemocratic system that does not reflect our modern society, and it needs to change immediately."
      'Suck it up': Lawmaker wants to cut funding for schools coddling students over Trump  (Fox 11/16/2016)
• 
Since Donald Trump's upset victory last Tuesday, colleges across the country have brought in therapy dogs, canceled exams and held "cry-ins" on campus.
• 
"I saw schools with rising, skyrocketing tuition costs where they are also finding money and expenditures for things such as cry rooms.  I heard reports of rooms where you can play with Play-Doh, where you can color on books and talk about your feelings, and I was hearing reports of some schools that were bringing in ponies to be able get students through the election."
• 
The University of Michigan law school canceled a "Post-Election Self-Care with Food and Play" event this week after inevitable Internet ridicule.
• 
The event offered students the chance to work out their Trump anxiety with "stress-busting self-care activities" including coloring, blowing bubbles, sculpting with Play-Doh and "positive card making."
• 
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called on Monday for more disruption in the city, which has seen some of the highest-profile protests since Trump was elected.
      Rutgers professor taken to hospital over alleged violent threats  (Fox 11/16/2016)
• 
... campus police said Allred "made threats to kill white people and he was subsequently taken to Bellevue Hospital for evaluation."
      Pence removing lobbyists from Trump transition team  (Fox 11/16/2016)
• 
"If you refuse," Warren wrote, "I will oppose you, every step of the way, for the next four years.  I will champion the millions of Americans you will fail to protect.  I will track your every move, and I will remind Americans, every day, of the actions you take that fail them."
      Some New York City students allowed to skip class to join in Trump protests  (Fox 11/16/2016)
• 
History teachers at an elite New York City high school reportedly allowed their students to skip class Tuesday to join protests at the Trump Tower despite objections from fellow educators.
• 
However, English teachers at the same school firmly opposed the history teachers' decisions.  The students' English teachers told them that they'd be penalized if they skipped out on their class.
• 
Department of Education officials told the paper that no students were officially allowed to cut classes Tuesday and those who did leave school will face punishment.  Sources said told the paper that parents weren't alerted about the protest decision and only found out from their children.
• 
One student told the paper that they would've preferred to be in class.
• 
"Kids are crazy," she said.  "They fail to realize that America voted for him."
      Tech CEO who vowed to murder Donald Trump with a sniper rifle resigns  (Fox 11/15/2016)
• 
If there's ever been a giant list of things you definitely shouldn't do in a civilized society, threatening to murder the democratically elected leader with a sniper rifle is probably right up there at the top.
• 
In an ill-advised fit of blind rage, Harrigan took to Facebook to voice his stance on the future Trump presidency, but rather than providing reasoned, sane arguments to support his feelings, Harrigan simply vowed to murder Trump instead.
• 
Harrigan, as you might expect, performed one of the quickest reversals in the history of mankind, claiming that it was all a joke and a misunderstanding:
• 
"My recent Facebook comment was intended to be a joke, in the context of a larger conversation, and only privately shared as such.  Anyone who knows me, knows that I do not engage in this form of rhetoric with any level of seriousness and the comment most certainly does not represent my real personal views in any regard.  I apologize if anything that I said was either taken seriously, was offensive, or caused any legitimate concern."
• 
But threatening to kill the president isn't exactly easy to undo, and his company wasted no time in distancing itself from him
• 
"The PacketSled Board of Directors accepted the resignation of President and CEO Matthew Harrigan, effective immediately.  ... We want to be very clear, PacketSled does not condone the comments made by Mr.  Harrigan, which do not reflect the views or opinions of the company, its employees, investors or partners."
      Foul-Mouthed, Anti-Trump Professor Accosts U.S.  Senator on Hiking Trail  (11/15/2016)
• 
"Professor Haskell began shouting at Senator Corker in a profanity-laced tirade while pointing a finger in his face and told the senator that he was embarrassed to live in a state where the citizens voted to overwhelming elect Donald Trump."
• 
"I greeted him and told him how deeply ashamed I was to be from a state where our senator will not denounce Trump for boasting of sexual assault."
• 
"Corker has been silent on this matter and on the racism and hate that the T-monster has spewed into our country these last months."
• 
"Take your silence in the face of Trump's vile words back to your Chattanooga mansion and ponder why a group of hikers – immigrants, women, LGBTQ, and Latinos – would be so distraught to see your smirking countenance sauntering through the woods."
      Obama Silent as Black Mob Beats White Man  (11/14/2016)
• 
"Somebody yelled, ‘That's one of those white boy Trump supporters.  I said, what does that have to do with this?  We're talking about insurance here."
• 
It shows an untold number of suspects brutally beating Mr.  Wilcox – egged on by the crowd.
• 
"Beat his ass," one of the bystanders shouted.  "You voted Trump.  Don't vote Trump."
• 
While one group of thugs bloodied Mr.  Wilcox, another group rummaged through his car – and one of the suspects got behind the steering wheel and drove away – dragging the poor man.
• 
Police say there's no indication it was politically motivated — even though video evidence clearly shows the mob was motivated by politics.
• 
Where was the "Breaking News" coverage from the national media?
• 
And why hasn't the White House condemned this vicious attack?  Why is President Obama's indignation so selective?
• 
His silence after a white man was beaten by a black mob – in his hometown – does make one wonder.
      Students across US stage mass walkouts in protest of Trump  (Fox 11/14/2016)
• 
Middle school and high school students in states from California to Maryland walked out of classes Monday in the latest mass protests against President-elect Donald Trump, as officials in major cities pleaded for calm. 
• 
Organizers said protesters wanted to show support for immigrants, Muslims, gay people and other communities they claimed would be vulnerable under a Trump administration.
      Michael Moore storms Trump Tower demanding meeting with president-elect  (Fox 11/14/2016)
• 
"I'm going to join the people who've formed a protest of this racist, sociopath on his way to the White House."
• 
Moore managed to make his way to the fourth floor before being turned away by Secret Service.
      Questionable reports of Trump-fueled violence proliferate on social media  (Fox 11/14/2016)
• 
As if the 2016 climate couldn't get any more divisive, false or questionable reports of violence linked to Donald Trump's victory have gained steady traction on social media since last week – complicating efforts to distinguish fact from fiction amid very real political unrest. 
• 
In one case, a student at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette claimed that two white men – one wearing a Trump hat – jumped out of a sedan, attacked her, and stole her hijab and her wallet.  The unnamed woman also said the men knocked her to the ground and screamed racial slurs at her.
• 
"The ACLU of Louisiana is outraged at the news of a young Muslim woman being assaulted and robbed of her hijab in Lafayette yesterday morning."
• 
"The report that her attackers also shouted slurs and wore Donald Trump clothing is especially troubling in light of Mr.  Trump's frequent use of anti-Muslim rhetoric on the campaign trail."
• 
The problem is: the incident was fabricated.
• 
"There were a lot of things that didn't make sense," ... the student ultimately confessed to making up the entire story after police pressed her for details.
• 
... Guardian writer and Out magazine editor-at-large Zach Stafford tweeted that "at least 8 trans youth have committed suicide in the wake of Trump's win." He went on to report 10 teens took their lives.
• 
Stafford later admitted he had no evidence to back up claims that any transgender teens had killed themselves because of Trump.
      Texas woman arrested after authorities find exotic animals at her home  (Fox 11/14/2016)
• 
... three tigers, a skunk, a fox as well as several monkeys were found.
• 
Police said Meyer had permits for the tigers, but none the skunk or the fox.
      2 arrested in Oregon shooting during anti-Trump protests as election tensions grow  (Fox 11/13/2016)
• 
Several people were arrested, including two involved in a shooting that left one protester injured.
• 
Authorities in Portland were forced to arrest and use some force against aggressive groups over the night.
• 
... there were a few instances of protesters assaulting others through the night.  Protesters were also seen throwing burning road flares at police.
• 
Demonstrators in Indianapolis on Saturday threw rocks at police, slightly injuring two officers.
      North Carolina lawmaker rebuked over fake newspaper article about election  (Fox 11/13/2016)
• 
A North Carolina state lawmaker is under fire from his fellow Republican legislators after emailing them a fake newspaper headline that said "Trump forces black family from home" and showed a picture of the White House.
• 
... legislators "must be smart enough to know our words and actions matter."
• 
Cleveland defended the mail Friday, saying it "was a bit of humor that I thought was a good jab at the media."
      Voters target Electoral College members to switch their Trump ballots, elect Clinton  (Fox 11/12/2016)
• 
Their major focus is trying to get members of the U.S.  Electoral College to change their vote, arguing that Clinton should be the next president because 60.47 Americans voted for her, compared to 60 million for Trump. 
• 
"It's our chance of getting Trump out of the whitehouse."
• 
... called the college a "convoluted system" and "the product of an 18th century compromise forged over issues that no longer apply and resting on assumptions about the wisdom of the average person we no longer hold."
      Motorist beaten as bystanders yell anti-Trump taunts  (Fox 11/12/2016)
• 
Chicago police were searching for a group of people who assaulted a motorist this week while bystanders laughed and taunted him about voting for President-elect Donald Trump.
• 
The victim, 49-year-old David Wilcox, told reporters that he was trying to make a left turn when another car pulled up and scraped the side of his vehicle.
• 
"I stoppde and parked.  And I asked if they had insurance, and the next thing that I knew they were beating the s — - out of me."
• 
The video shows three men repeatedly punching and kicking Wilcox.  Bystanders can be heard yelling, "You voted Trump!" and "Don't vote Trump!" along with the more quotidian "Beat his ass!"
• 
Wilcox told reporters that he had voted for Trump in Tuesday's presidential election, but said his assailants had no way of knowing that.
• 
... he believed the men were egged on by the bystanders.
• 
"They intensified it, aggravated it and made it more than it was."
• 
No arrests have been made in the case, but police and local residents decried the incident as unacceptable. 
      Lena Dunham breaks her election promise  (Fox 11/12/2016)
• 
The "Girls" actress swore in April there was "100 percent chance" she'd flee to the land of maple syrup, hockey and Nickelback if The Donald was elected.
• 
But when critics asked on social media when she planned to pack her bags, she copped out Friday.
• 
"For those demanding I move to Canada based on something I said when this man seemed like a steak salesman with a long shot at the presidency: stay busy reveling in your new regime."
• 
"I will go many places in my lifetime, surrounded by kindreds on a mission to spread justice and light."
      Mom of suspected South Carolina serial killer says son is 'not a monster'  (Fox 11/12/2016)
• 
The mother of a South Carolina man suspected of killing seven people says her son is "very misunderstood" but not a monster. 
• 
"...  He wasn't doing it for enjoyment.  He was doing it because he was mad and he was hurt."
• 
"She saw him kill her boyfriend, and he didn't know what to do with her.  Couldn't turn her loose.  She'd go get the police."
• 
At age 15, he was sentenced to 15 years in an Arizona prison for binding and raping a 14-year-old neighbor at gunpoint.
• 
"Todd knows he did wrong and he's sorry, but they won't even give him a chance to make a good life out of this.  ... They don't even stop to think that he even walked the girl home.  Does that sound like a dangerous criminal?"
• 
"Todd locked her son in a dog kennel cage and rolled it over and over.  Despite the fact that her son was crying and screaming, Todd was laughing."
      Anti-bullying advocate charged with assault after NYC anti-Trump protest arrest  (Fox 11/11/2016)
• 
A 23-year-old woman who became an outspoken anti-bullying advocate after a brutal beating in high school is facing assault charges after cops say she shoved a 74-year-old man to the ground during a second night of anti-Trump protests in New York City.
• 
"She was yelling ‘Black lives matter' and he started yelling ‘All lives matter' and it went from there."
• 
Cops said the victim suffered a cut to his head after he was knocked to the ground and complained of severe pain.
      Facebook glitch made it appear some users had died  (Fox 11/11/2016)
• 
The message said Facebook hoped the users' loved ones would find comfort in seeing posts that others shared about them.
      'Tears' and 'fear': Harry Reid is not taking Trump's election well  (Fox 11/11/2016)
• 
Nancy Pelosi spoke with President-elect Donald Trump by phone to congratulate him on his victory.  Hillary Clinton graciously conceded.  President Obama called for a "peaceful transfer of power."
• 
Harry Reid, not so much.
• 
"White nationalists, Vladimir Putin and ISIS are celebrating Donald Trump's victory, while innocent, law-abiding Americans are wracked with fear - especially African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Muslim Americans, LGBT Americans and Asian Americans.  Watching white nationalists celebrate while innocent Americans cry tears of fear does not feel like America."
• 
"We as a nation must find a way to move forward without consigning those who Trump has threatened to the shadows.  Their fear is entirely rational, because Donald Trump has talked openly about doing terrible things to them," he said.  "Every news piece that breathlessly obsesses over inauguration preparations compounds their fear by normalizing a man who has threatened to tear families apart, who has bragged about sexually assaulting women and who has directed crowds of thousands to intimidate reporters and assault African Americans."
• 
He called Trump a "sexual predator who lost the popular vote and fueled his campaign with bigotry and hate."
• 
He said: "Winning the electoral college does not absolve Trump of the grave sins he committed against millions of Americans.  Donald Trump may not possess the capacity to assuage those fears, but he owes it to this nation to try.  If Trump wants to roll back tide of hate he unleashed, he has a tremendous amount of work to do and he must begin immediately."
      Liberal journalists are biggest losers in Trump victory  (Fox 11/10/2016)
• 
... painted the anti-Washington wave that carried Trump to victory as a racist "push-back against the advancement of African-Americans, of Hispanics, of women, of Muslim-Americans."
• 
... slammed him for "racism, xenophobia, misogyny, incitement, breathtaking ignorance on issues, both foreign and domestic, and a nuclear recklessness..."
• 
... speculated that Trump was "clinically insane." ... "It's time to hear from somebody in the mental health community..."
• 
... claim Trump's "nationalism is really a white racist supremacist nationalism that wreaks terror on the American democratic experiment."
• 
... Trump's coalition "includes an awful lot of bigots and nativists and a lot of hateful people."
• 
"What's the worst-case scenario for America if he [Donald Trump] wins?  I've been reading a lot about what it was like when Hitler first became chancellor....I think that's possibly where we are."
• 
"American democracy will be in greater danger than it's been since 1860, if Donald Trump were elected president."
• 
... suggesting objectivity was impossible if reporters believed "Trump is a demagogue playing to the nation's worst racist and nationalistic tendencies, that he cozies up to anti-American dictators and that he would be dangerous with control of the United States nuclear codes."
• 
"It is journalism's job to be true to the readers and viewers, and true to the facts, in a way that will stand up to history's judgment.  To do anything less would be untenable."
• 
"If a candidate is making racist and sexist remarks, we cannot hide in the principle of neutrality.  That's a false equivalence."
• 
"In an ordinary presidential campaign, press neutrality is essential.  But in Trump....attempting neutrality legitimized the illegitimate."
      Apple CEO Tim Cook sends memo to employees after Trump victory, urges unity  (Fox 11/10/2016)
• 
Gary Shapiro, president of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), which represents over 2,200 consumer technology companies, also cited the need for improved infrastructure and effective immigration policies...
• 
"To attract and retain the best and brightest workers, the U.S.  must increase the number of H-1B visas for highly skilled immigrants."
      Boss says employees who agree with Trump's rhetoric should resign  (Fox 11/10/2016)
• 
"I absolutely reject the nationalist, anti-immigrant and hateful politics of Donald Trump and will work to shield our community from this movement as best as I can."
• 
"While demeaning, insulting, and ridiculing minorities, immigrants, and the physically/mentally disabled worked for Mr.  Trump, I want to be clear that this behavior — and these views — have no place at Grubhub."
• 
"If you do not agree with this statement then please reply to this email with your resignation because you have no place here.  We do not tolerate hateful attitudes on our team."
      Trump protests intensify, as doubts swirl about spontaneity  (Fox 11/10/2016)
• 
With tens of thousands of people taking to the streets to protest Donald Trump's presidential election victory, questions are swirling about whether the anger is as organic as advertised.
• 
... in some cases, protesters were bused to the scenes - a telltale sign of coordination.
• 
... have found ads posted on CraigsList in which a Seattle-based non-profit was soliciting "Full-Time Activists."
• 
"We are looking for motivated individuals who are seeking Full-Time, Part-Time, and Permanent positions."
• 
Rumors have also been circulating that the new batch of anti-Trump protesters has been bankrolled by individuals like billionaire liberal activist George Soros and groups like Moveon.org.
• 
... that many of the signs that were distributed at rallies across the country appeared to be exactly the same, indicating they were printed and distributed by an organized group.
• 
Some of the most troubling dissent was in the city of New
• 
Orleans where protesters wound up defacing the Lee Memorial, spray painting "Die Whites Die" and "F — - Trump" and "F — - White People."
• 
In Boston, thousands of anti-Trump protesters streamed through downtown, chanting "Trump's a racist," and carrying signs that said "Impeach Trump" and "Abolish Electoral College."
      Thousands take to streets in major cities to protest Trump election  (Fox 11/10/2016)
• 
Thousands of people coast-to-coast took to the streets Wednesday night to protest Donald Trump's election, disrupting traffic, chanting anti-Trump slogans and some ending up in handcuffs.
• 
Thousands of protesters burned a giant papier mache Trump head in Los Angeles and started fires in Oakland intersections.
• 
Los Angeles demonstrators also beat a Trump pinata and sprayed the Los Angeles Times building and news vans with anti-Trump profanity.
• 
Late in the evening several hundred people blocked one of the city's busiest freeways.
• 
"America is not voting for Donald Trump's policies, which don't exist.  They voted for sexism, racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism."
• 
Other protesters echoed "Not my president" chants, which had been heard in several cities across the U.S.
• 
... He added there was a constitutional duty not to accept that outcome.
• 
In Boston, thousands of anti-Trump protesters streamed through downtown, chanting "Trump's a racist" and carrying signs that said "Impeach Trump" and "Abolish Electoral College."
• 
Many chanted "No racist USA, no Trump, no KKK."
• 
Many held anti-Trump and Black Lives Matter signs and chanted slogans, including "Misogyny has to go," and "The people united, will never be defeated."
• 
They held signs that read "Trump Makes America Hate" and chanted "hey, hey, ho, ho Donald Trump has got to go." and "Impeach Trump."
      Ugly aftermath: Liberal media types savage Trump, his supporters and the press for upset victory  (Fox 11/10/2016)
• 
Things are getting ugly in the liberal precincts of the media.
• 
"I didn't quite understand how much white people hated us, or could at least live with that hate.  Now I do."
• 
"I fear that journalism is irredeemably broken, a failure.  My profession failed to inform the public about the fascist they are electing."
• 
"I'll say it: This is the victory of the uneducated and uninformed." (He blamed others as well, including his race for "inherent racism," his gender for "sexism" and himself.)
• 
"The election of Donald Trump to the Presidency is nothing less than a tragedy for the American republic, a tragedy for the Constitution, and a triumph for the forces, at home and abroad, of nativism, authoritarianism, misogyny, and racism.  Trump's shocking victory, his ascension to the Presidency, is a sickening event in the history of the United States and liberal democracy."
• 
... called Trump's win "a white-lash against a black president." President Obama, though, was not on the ballot.
• 
"The Misogyny Apocalypse... It was unimaginable that America would self-destruct rather than elect a female president."
      Stars urge their fans to 'fight' after Trump win  (Fox 11/10/2016)
      AMBUSH: Pennsylvania gunman turns gun on self after killing cop and pregnant woman  (Fox 11/10/2016)
      Trump triumphs — Media's 'primal scream' is heard round the world  (Fox 11/09/2016)
• 
Obama green jobs czar Van Jones called the election a "White-lash against a changing country."
• 
Celebrities went full-on insane.  Actor Mark Ruffalo vowed to do a nude scene if Clinton won.  Madonna said she would perform oral sex on Clinton voters.
• 
"We may be living through the most successful Russian intelligence operation since the Rosenbergs stole the A-bomb."
• 
"Trump didn't win because of Comey.  He won because he's a testosterone candidate and men weren't ready for a woman president."
• 
"America has never faced such a crisis before.  World War II was 4 years but US always fairly sure we would win.  This will be a new menace."
      NYC man surrenders in deadly sucker-punch  (Fox 11/08/2016)
      Suspect who kept women chained 'like a dog' admits to at least 7 murders  (Fox 11/06/2016)
• 
"It is this type of individual, one with little or no conscience, who presents the greatest risk to the community."
      Punch caught on video leaves New Jersey teen fighting for her life  (Fox 11/05/2016)
      NYU professor who blasted PC culture is booted from classroom  (Fox 10/31/2016)
• 
... after colleagues complained about his "incivility".
• 
"They are actually pushing me out the door for having a different perspective."
      Alaska police officer dies from surgery complications two weeks after being shot  (Fox 10/30/2016)
• 
The suspect in the shooting, 29-year-old Anthony George Jenkins-Alexie, confessed to the shooting and wrote a letter of apology to Brandt.
• 
"I am mental just a little bit," the letter read in part.  "You didn't deserve it.  I was seeking vengeance from [Fairbanks Police] for taking my relatives lives and closest friends.  I was wrong."
• 
... Jenkins-Alexie took Brandt's gun from the officer's hand while he was lying on the ground.  He tried removing ammunition from Brandt's duty belt but could not.  He then stomped on Brandt's head.
• 
Brandt struggled to stand and tried to get away.  Jenkins-Alexie followed, mocking him, then got into the patrol car and drove away.
      Supreme Court to rule in Virginia transgender case  (Fox 10/28/2016)
      Trump voter in Texas arrested over 'deplorable' T-shirt  (Fox 10/28/2016)
      Trump cites voter registration problems to back up 'rigged' charge  (Fox 10/27/2016)
• 
... when people register to vote, they only declare they are U.S.  citizens.
• 
Election officials cannot verify those claims, as proof of citizenship is not required to get a driver's license.
• 
Further, Washington state and seven other states are all out of compliance with the federal Real ID Act, which sets minimum standards for state-issued IDs. 
• 
... the "largest voter fraud investigation in Texas history" after an alleged scheme was uncovered involving up to 20,000 cases in which signatures for mail-in ballot applications did not match those on the actual ballots.
• 
... found multiple cases of dead people casting ballots in elections, including one case where a woman who died in 2009 cast ballots in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
      Why this Iraq War veteran is supporting Hillary Clinton  (Fox 10/27/2016)
• 
She's shown that she has the acumen to lead under pressure and she's presented her case without bringing dishonor upon herself or embarrassing our country.
• 
Secretary Clinton is aptly prepared, on day one, to serve as president of the United States and commander-in-chief.
• 
She will keep our nation safe.  She will destroy our enemies.
• 
For almost two years, we've has to endure Mr.  Trump and his charlantry.  Each day he's showcased for the world his fascist proposals, racist ideas, sexist viewpoints, and anti-American values.
      Man arrested for destruction of Donald Trump's Walk of Fame star  (Fox 10/27/2016)
• 
... told ... after Wednesday's pre-dawn attack that he originally intended to remove the star.
• 
He said he wanted to auction it off to raise funds for the 11 women accusing the presidential candidate of groping them. 
• 
Trump's star was awarded to him back in 2007.
      Drunk student crashes into cop car while taking topless selfie  (Fox 10/27/2016)
      Immigration protest shuts down upper lanes of George Washington Bridge during rush hour commute  (Fox 10/26/2016)
• 
The group of about 10 people had a large banner that they spread across the lanes saying: "Resist, organized, rise up!"
      Woman 'sexually assaulted' in virtual reality by cyber-groper  (Fox 10/26/2016)
• 
See related My Life (Paul Zanetti, 09/01/2014) cartoon from Computer picture album

      BIAS ALERT: NY Times reports on 7-year-old's scary dream about Trump  (Fox 10/25/2016)
• 
... this isn't "bad-hair Donald," this is "zombie" Donald, and he's going from house to house evicting Muslims and throwing them in jail.
• 
She reportedly had the nightmare after watching the second presidential debate with her family when Trump called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States."
• 
"Is there no level too low for you to sink, you fear mongers?  Bringing a child into this?"
      Elizabeth Warren is the 'nasty' hypocrite  (Fox 10/25/2016)
• 
"What kind of a man tries to hurt someone else, or get others to hurt someone else ... A nasty little bully."
• 
On Nov.  8, we nasty woman are going to march our nasty feet to cast our nasty votes to get you out of our lives forever."
• 
Of course, while Warren — like all Clinton surrogates in the aftermath of the final debate — is behaving as if calling someone nasty is the moral equivalent of drowning puppies for fun, she had no problem using the word herself in reference to Trump.
• 
What kind of a man tries to hurt someone else, or get others to hurt someone else," Warren said at a Clinton rally in Cleveland in September.  "A nasty little bully who can't win in a fair fight."
• 
... Warren went even further, calling Trump "a man with a dark and ugly soul."
• 
Apparently in Warren's mind, calling Hillary Clinton a nasty woman is beyond the pale, yet calling Trump a nasty bully with a "dark and ugly" soul is just totally fine.
      Principal brutally beaten after telling teen to remove headphones  (Fox 10/25/2016)
      Berkeley protesters demand 'spaces of color,' harass white students trying to pass  (Fox 10/24/2016)
• 
Left-wing students at the University of California, Berkeley are protesting again.  This time, however, these students are calling for "safe spaces" for transgendered people, as well as "spaces of color"...
• 
The protesters are also harassing white students trying to study, barring their path across a key bridge while allowing students of color safe passage.
• 
After blocking the bridge, the protesting students moved towards the front of campus to occupy the front of the student store, because they felt it interfered with their "safe spaces".
      Lawmakers blast Pentagon over 'boneheaded' clawback of improper military bonuses  (Fox 10/24/2016)
• 
"I find it hard to believe either you or your leadership team was aware that such a boneheaded decision was made to demand repayment."
• 
"These service members — many of whom were sent into combat — are now being forced to make difficult and painful decisions to pay back thousands of dollars they never knew they owed."
      ACLU chapter: High school's police event sends 'frightening message'  (Fox 10/24/2016)
• 
... the event sent a "frightening message" that police wouldn't tolerate people expressing views on the nation's "history of unequal treatment and systematic oppression."
      Man says yoga pants rant a joke, calls critics 'vicious'  (Fox 10/23/2016)
• 
... they've stressed the march is not a protest against Sorrentino but part of a bigger movement against misogyny and men dictating how women should dress.
• 
In his letter to the editor, Sorrentino argued that yoga pants belong in the yoga studio and that it was "bizarre and disturbing" to see the outfits on "mature, adult women." He suggested women wear a "nice pair of tailored slacks" or jeans instead.
      Michael Moore: Any Trump supporter like 'a legal terrorist'  (Fox 10/23/2016)
• 
"[Voters] can go in there and, even though you're not necessarily in favor of Trump and you don't like him that much and you know he's a little crazy, you also know he's going to blow up the system."
• 
"The system that took your job and house away from you.  You get to get back at the system now and blow it up and this is the only day you can do it legally."
• 
"I wrote a chapter in my very first book 20 years ago called ‘My Forbidden Love for Hillary,'.  There's nothing to come around on.  I was for Hillary before Hillary was for Hillary."
• 
As if "legal terrorist" wasn't a provocative-enough description, Moore also compared Trump to a child molester.
• 
"You have to protect the population from him like you do with a pedophile," Moore said.  "A pedophile doesn't need to be in prison; they're sick.  They have to be separated from us so they don't hurt children.  But you have to treat it that way."
      Calif.  university deems 'man,' 'secretary,' 'male nurse' not inclusive enough  (Fox 10/22/2016)
• 
... off-limits: "Mankind," "man the desk/phones/tables," "hey guys," "man-made," "workmanship," "hey, dudes!" and "the common man." And don't even think about using "man" or calling someone "Mrs.  or Miss," or more than a dozen other words and phrases.
      Facebook employees fume after push to censor Trump posts rebuffed  (Fox 10/22/2016)
• 
... some employees arguing certain posts about banning Muslims from entering the U.S.  should be removed for violating the site's rules on hate speech.
      'Draw them to punch you': 2 Dem operatives lose jobs after undercover video comments  (Fox 10/19/2016)
• 
Two Democratic operatives are out of a job after a controversial conservative activist released undercover footage showing discussions of "busing" in voters and inciting violence at Republican rallies.
• 
... the national field director of Americans United for Change ... and Democracy Partners head...
• 
"I am unwilling to become a distraction to the important task of electing [Hillary] Clinton, and defeating Donald Trump in the upcoming election."
• 
"It's a very easy thing for Republicans to say, ‘Well, they're busing people in.' ... We've been busing people in to deal with you f — — -‘ a — — — - for fifty years and we're not going to stop now, we're just going to find a different way to do it."
• 
... indicates using personal vehicles for each voter arouses less suspicion than busing in a large number of people from out of state at once.
• 
... also discusses planting people at rallies for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
• 
Those chosen are sent to incite violence and are even given scripts and training.
• 
"I mean honestly, it is not hard to get some of these a — — — - to pop off."
• 
"It's a matter of showing up, to want to get into the rally, in a Planned Parenthood t-shirt.  Or, Trump is a Nazi, you know?  You can message to draw them out, and draw them to punch you."
• 
"The discredited source of these videos, James O'Keefe, is a convicted criminal with a history of doctoring video to advance his ideological agenda."
• 
"We are in the process of conducting an internal investigation to determine whether he and his cohorts committed any illegal activities in this well-funded operation."
      3 GOP offices hit by vandals, burglars  (Fox 10/19/2016)
• 
... and police had only made one arrest...
      FBI docs claim Clinton took furniture from State  (Fox 10/18/2016)
• 
FBI documents released Monday include an allegation that Hillary Clinton took lamps and furniture from her State Department office for her home in Washington, D.C., echoing a similar controversy that dogged the Clintons in 2001 — but the State Department says the furniture always belonged to Clinton.
• 
"Early in Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, she and her staff were observed removing lamps and furniture from the State Department which were transported to her residence in Washington, D.C.."
• 
"[The agent] does not know whether these items were ever returned to the government upon Clinton's departure from the State Department."
• 
"As I understand, those were her personal belongings she brought from home to decorate her offices and then took them back again."
• 
The claim, however disputed, has echoes of a similar controversy that dogged the Clintons when they left the White House in 2001 and took $190,000 worth of gifts with them.
• 
Some who gave the gifts said they were intended for the White House, including $28,000 of gifts given to the National Park Service for the White House's personal collection.
• 
The flap eventually led to the Clintons returning $28,000 in gifts and paying for $86,000 of gifts themselves.
      Police say around 40 dead cats found in freezers in NYC storage unit  (Fox 10/18/2016)
      WikiLeaks: Podesta lamented that a Muslim, not a white man, named as killer in 2015 massacre  (Fox 10/16/2016)
• 
Podesta responded: "Better if a guy named Sayeed Farouk [sic] was reporting that a guy named Christopher Hayes was the shooter."
• 
... topic 47 is devoted to "Should we call this Islamic terrorism?" Nowhere in the suggested seven-point answer does "Islamic terrorism" make an appearance.  Instead, it's suggested that Clinton call the enemy "radical jihadists."
• 
"Now, of course there are those who twist Islam to justify mass murder," point three begins.  "But we can't buy into the same narrative that these barbaric, radical jihadists use to recruit new followers.  Declaring war on Islam or demonizing the Muslim-American community is not only counter to our values – it plays right into the terrorists' hands."
• 
Point seven states: "Radical jihadists underestimate us.  We won't turn on each other or turn on our principles.  We will keep our country safe and strong, free and tolerant.  And we will defeat those who threaten us."
      Trash talk and the White House  (JWR 10/14/2016)
• 
The first lady, who for eight years has transformed the White House into the last surviving vaudeville venue (who needs Mozart when you might get Kanye West), revealed herself to be almost terminally offended by Donald Trump.
• 
"I can't believe that I'm saying that, a candidate for president of the United States has bragged about sexually assaulting women."
• 
"...  This was a powerful individual speaking freely and openly about predatory behavior, and actually bragging about kissing and groping women, using language so obscene that many of us were worried about our children hearing it when we turn on the TV."
• 
Michelle Obama is right to be concerned, though she shouldn't worry about what her daughters, lovely girls that they are, have heard at the most expensive private school in the nation's capital.
• 
The children of America, if they watch television, indulge the Internet, or listen to rap music they'll hear things that would make the Donald's ears burn.
• 
To protect her children she must keep them upstairs in the family quarters, and away from some of the Hollywood stuff she and the mister frequently have in to entertain their guests.
• 
Some of the rappers who perform in the house once occupied by Lincoln and Adams, Jefferson, Jackson and FDR, spin rhymes about their bitches and their ho's, the thrill of killing cops and bringing down all manner of bad things on America.
• 
Trashy behavior is not only invited into the White House, but the first lady's husband has bestowed honors on some of those who have tracked trash into the house.
• 
Neither should the first lady allow the girls to watch the video of Dad on his campaign plane, where he once displayed an erection through his pants to tempt and tease the lady reporters in the front seats.
• 
The locker rooms of the NBA are where only the thoughtful and erudite wisdom of champions can be heard, and there's never a harsh or naughty word to disturb those reading quietly from their Gideon Bibles.
• 
"We don't disrespect women in no shape or form in our locker room.  That never comes up..."
• 
That will be reassuring to the baby mamas of the men in the NBA locker rooms, some of whom have not one, or two, or three or even four different baby mamas, but more, and eight or nine kids.
• 
Michelle, of course, is not responsible for what her husband does when she's not there to keep him in line when young ladies are present, any more than Hillary is in charge of Bubba's zipper.
• 
But Hillary is responsible for the character assassinations she instigated and supervised of the women Bubba abused
• 
Michelle is responsible for the speeches she makes, exonerating the high crimes and misdemeanors of those who throw sticks and stones at Donald Trump, who has done no more than certain high Democrats of her acquaintance.
• 
It's wrong when the Donald does it, and wrong when Democrats do it.
      Car split completely in half after crash; everyone survives  (Fox 10/15/2016)
      2 charged in killing of 95-year-old man held without bail  (Fox 10/14/2016)
      Ginsburg: Sorry for criticizing Kaepernick anthem protest  (Fox 10/14/2016)
• 
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is apologizing for characterizing as "dumb and disrespectful" the National Anthem protests by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and other athletes.
• 
The court released a statement from Ginsburg Friday in which she said she was barely aware of the anthem protest and that her comments were "inappropriately dismissive and harsh."
• 
She said the athletes have the right to protest, "if they want to be stupid."
      New Jersey man charged with stealing $160G worth of cheese  (Fox 10/14/2016)
      Tom Hanks calls Donald Trump a 'self-involved gasbag of a candidate'  (Fox 10/13/2016)
• 
Tom Hanks isn't holding back.
• 
"When America has faced those circumstances and times, we have never turned to a simplistic, self-involved gasbag of a candidate."
      Got milk?  Dairy farmers dumped 43 million gallons of milk this year  (Fox 10/13/2016)
• 
The reason for the spilled milk is that the glut has cut the price of milk 22 percent since spring, to $16.39 per hundred pounds...
• 
At that price, some farmers can't afford to truck the milk to market.
      Oregon bakery shop accused of racism over Oreo cupcake named 'Mr.  President'  (Fox 10/12/2016)
      Creepy clown incident leads to child neglect charges for couple  (Fox 10/11/2016)
• 
A Wisconsin couple was arrested Friday on child neglect charges after leaving their toddler at home to dress up as clowns and scare a neighborhood.
      New Smithsonian museum ignores Justice Thomas legacy, despite focus on Anita Hill  (Fox 10/11/2016)
• 
... while Thomas has broken barriers his entire professional life without seeking the limelight, the 68-year-old justice is being conspicuously ignored by a powerful new showplace for black heritage.
• 
"Justice Thomas is the longest-serving black justice in our history, he's amassed over 500 opinions."
• 
"And yet you would learn nothing of that in this museum, and that's a shame."
• 
The museum panel has a picture of Hill speaking, with the caption, "Her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee provoked serious debates on sexual harassment, race loyalty, and gender roles."
• 
The exhibit also includes a pink button from the era: "I believe Anita Hill."
• 
But it contains no pictures, quotes or memorabilia from the justice himself.
• 
"Clarence Thomas has his own views — that's his sin.  He believes in individual rights, not group rights.  That's led him to oppose racial preferences, and for that he's banished" at the museum.
      Heather MacDonald: The left freaks out over Trump's tape but loves culturally lewd behavior  (Fox 10/09/2016)
• 
The response has been swift and apocalyptic.  Hillary Clinton tweeted: "This is horrific.  We cannot allow this man to become president."
• 
Vice Presidential candidate Tim Kaine told reporters: "It makes me sick to my stomach."
• 
Slate's science editor wrote that "I feel sicker after seeing it than I can remember feeling in a while."
• 
Another Slate columnist writes that Trump and Bush "can't see their female colleagues as anything but collections of f**kable or unf**kable body parts.  They exhibit a complete disregard for women's humanity, agency, and internal lives."
• 
Surely the ravenous purchase by females of stiletto heels, push-up bras, butt-hugging mini-skirts, plunging necklines, false eyelashes, hair extensions, breast implants, butt implants, lip implants, and mascara, rouge, and lipstick to the tune of billions a year has nothing to do with it.
• 
Females would never ever exploit their sexuality to seek attention from men.
• 
How surprising that Trump and Bush noticed Zucker's legs!  As documented in the video, she is wearing a skimpy purple dress, with an extremely short hem cut on the bias, a low neckline and fully exposed back.  She is in high heels to accentuate her bare legs.
• 
But all that bare flesh must simply be because Zucker has a high metabolism and gets exceedingly warm; she would never want to broadcast her sexuality to men or have men notice her.
• 
The fact that she swishes her hips when she walks must just be a quirk of anatomy.
• 
Beyonce and her female chorus line rhythmically thrust their butts, crotches, and breasts to the camera, while Beyonce brags of her sexual prowess.
• 
The "Formation" video, which inspired Beyonce's Super Bowl halftime performance in January (to another universal swoon from the entertainment industry), also shows a very young girl engaging in some precocious twerking, a grotesque travesty of childhood.
• 
No objections to that destruction of the innocence of childhood from the DNC.
• 
President Obama has singled out Beyonce for praise, and the singer is a big Hillary Clinton supporter, to not a word of protest from Clinton regarding her status as a role model for young girls.
• 
Bill Clinton met with Beyonce and her husband, rapper Jay Z, in September.  If Bill or Hillary thinks the lyrics of Jay Z's "Big Pimpin‘" "horrific," in Hillary's words, they are not letting on.
• 
The Washington Post primly headlined its scoop on Trump's bus conversation with Bush: "Trump recorded having extremely lewd conversation about women in 2005."
• 
The New York Times' follow-up story also labelled Trump's remarks "lewd."
• 
If either of those paper's critics have ever objected to such lewdness in popular culture, it has escaped attention.
• 
Have they objected to college campus sex weeks, which routinely invite porn stars to offer how-to demonstrations on S & M sex?
• 
Do they squirm with discomfort when campus administrators pass out tips on the use of sex toys to achieve better orgasms?  Not on the record, at least.
• 
Other Hillary Clinton supporters have hardly been shy about exploiting sex to get ahead. 
• 
"I have used sex as a marketing tool and it has worked.  I mean, my TV show is called ‘Inside Amy Schumer.'"
• 
This blushing Victorian violet explains: "My whole life I found friends that are just like me, young girls that were just like me, like we were all whores."
• 
"My best friend would describe me as loyal ... to the boyfriend I stole from her."
• 
Democratic National Convention star, Hillary fan and "Girls" creator Lena Dunham has not exactly set herself up as a model of sexual prudence, either, nor has she shrunk from using her promiscuity as a selling point in the entertainment market.
• 
The sudden onset of Victorian vapors among the liberal intelligentsia and political class at the revelation of Trump's locker-room talk is part and parcel of the left's hypocrisy when it comes to feminism and sexual liberation.
• 
But the feminists can't have it both ways: declaring that women should be equal to men in all things and then still demand a chivalric deference to female's delicate sensibilities.
• 
It is particularly galling to see the selective resurrection of Victorian values from the same crowd that has been pushing transgender locker rooms on the world, in an effort to destroy the last shred of girls' innate sexual modesty.
• 
Needless to say, actual sexual assault is both criminal and intolerable.
• 
... college co-eds insist on the prerogative of maximal promiscuity at the same time that they revert to the role of helpless damsel in distress, when, after drinking themselves blotto to lower their sexual inhibitions, they regret a boozy hook-up and declare themselves raped.
• 
... Democrats are the most shameless in their outrage over the Trump braggadocio, having dismissed Bill Clinton's White House and gubernatorial escapades for years, and standing as the party of maximal sexual liberation, unlike the Republicans.
• 
Feminism ... has declared both modesty and chivalry sexist, leaving females to improvise a response to the inevitable excesses of the male sex drive, when they are not trying to leverage it to their own advantage.
      Good Samaritan shot trying to stop kidnapping by illegal immigrant, report says  (Fox 10/09/2016)
• 
... former paratrooper Brian Geer was shot when the woman, a total stranger, ran up to his house and frantically banged on the front door for help.
• 
"I could hear screaming as I was approaching the door and I probably heard a gunshot."
• 
"After I made contact with him he said, 'Oh you want shot too,' and he pulled the trigger."
• 
It took police six days to track down Garcia-Chavez.  He was arrested after a standoff at a Denver motel Friday night.
• 
Police said his criminal criminal history includes assault to a peace officer, assault, possession of a weapon by a previous offender, felony menacing, assault, eluding, resisting arrest, forgery, trespass and possession of a controlled substance.
• 
He was illegally in the U.S.  after previously being deported.
      Our men and women in blue now stand in a deadly political hailstorm  (Fox 10/09/2016)
• 
The Huffington Post recently published a story from their Black Voices Senior Editor?saying the following: "Black Lives Matter (BLM) wasn't built to incite any form of violence against police.  In fact, it's one of the dangerous misconceptions about the movement the group has sought to debunk."
• 
Perhaps this Huffington Post editor missed the videos of BLM protestors in St.  Paul, Minnesota, shouting, "Pigs in a blanket, fry 'em like bacon." Or others marching in New York City chanting, "What do we want?  Dead cops.  When do we want them?  Now!"
• 
How do these reprehensible mantras?work toward a nonviolent goal?? 
• 
Political opportunist and inveterate race baiter Reverend Al Sharpton is a staunch supporter of the BLM movement with a long history of fabricating charges against police. 
• 
Public bashing of our police has become so politically convenient, we now have to listen to vapid Hollywood elites and pampered millionaire athletes offer their shallow commentary.
• 
Our president does the nation no service when he announces how he can empathize with Kaepernick's plight. 
• 
As violent crime rates rise in city after city after more than twenty years of decline, the men and women in blue now stand in a political hailstorm.
• 
In many of the same cities where protesters lined up to defame, curse or threaten police while exercising the very First Amendment rights their victims are sent to protect, law abiding citizens are begging for police patrols to return in force where the thugs now rule. 
• 
Police walk the streets today fearful their next citizen encounter will become a much maligned viral video or fodder for a public witch hunt against them or their families.  Others will become sudden and unwarranted targets of violence simply because of the uniform they wear. 
• 
In the remaining days of this election season, we can expect to see more pandering and posturing by liberal candidates and activists who are happy to point an accusatory finger at police. 
      Mall terrorist was newly interested in Islam, used steak knives during attack, FBI says  (Fox 10/06/2016)
• 
Adan yelled Islamist phrases during the attack and, at one point, approached Falconer and asked him if he were Muslim.
• 
"We have numerous credible witness accounts of him asking victims during the attack if they were Muslim and at least one instance yelling 'Allahu akbar' while stabbing one of his victims and others heard him yelling ‘Islam Islam' during the attack."
• 
FBI Director James Comey said last week it appeared Adan was at least partly inspired by extremist ideology.
      ObamaCare architect on defense over rising premiums, blames Republicans  (Fox 10/06/2016)
• 
"...  But it is not across the board."
• 
"And it is going to be a one-time increase."
• 
"...  also argued that ... GOP lawmakers were to blame because of their push to prevent tax dollars from being used to cover insurance company losses.
      Special-needs boy, 10, doused with gas, set on fire in Texas town  (Fox 10/06/2016)
• 
Authorities had taken into custody Wednesday night one of the three boys – ages 9, 10 and 11 – believed to be involved in the horrific assault...
• 
"One of his friends — who he felt like was his friend — just happened to take him to the field, and there were kids waiting at the field."
• 
One boy doused Kayden and another lit him on fire.  The degree of involvement of a third child is unknown.
      LAPD releases video showing suspect with gun before police shooting  (Fox 10/04/2016)
• 
The footage shows a man wearing sweat pants and sweat shirt crouching behind an SUV and pulling a handgun from his waistband.
• 
He then tucks the gun back into his waistband and runs around the corner of a strip mall as officers run after him.
• 
... Snell had a fully loaded semi-automatic handgun in one hand and turned toward officers when they fired Saturday.
• 
Protester Melina Abdullah accused police of selectively releasing a portion of video to justify the shooting and "posthumously assassinate the character of our brother Carnell Snell."
      Alabama high school student assaulted over Black Lives Matter post, police say  (Fox 10/04/2016)
• 
... one or more black teens are believed to be behind the assault of 17-year-old Brian Ogle...
• 
Authorities found Ogle on the ground bleeding from his head.
• 
He was taken to Coosa Valley Medical Center before being airlifted to UAB Hospital where he was in critical condition and recovering from the head injuries.
• 
Ogle's mother Brandi Allen told WBRC-TV said that her son suffered a broken skull and is bleeding from the brain.
• 
"Instead of us planning for his 18th birthday, we're here.  Why?  Because he made a statement that he backs the blue?  I'm still trying to understand how someone, no matter the color of their skin, can do this to another human being."
• 
She said her son received threatening messages and even brought it up to the principal, but they allegedly told him there was nothing they could do about it.
• 
"They have a job to do it at school and they failed to do it."
• 
"I want to see them handcuffed.  I want to see them put in jail.  I don't wish any harm on anyone's child.  I would like for them to have to look at my child right now.  I don't want any other mother to have to go through what I went through these past few days."
      'White Privilege' survey in high school class sparks parents’ ire  (Fox 10/03/2016)
• 
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/10/03/parents-upset-after-high-school-class-assigned-white-privilege-survey.html
      Duke offers men a 'safe space' to contemplate their 'toxic masculinity'  (Fox 10/02/2016)
• 
Now, it may also become known as a great place for men to gather and contemplate why they're such horrible people.
• 
The Duke Men's Project, launched this month and hosted by the campus Women's Center, offers a nine-week program for "male-identified" students that discusses male privilege, patriarchy, "the language of dominance," rape culture, pornography, machismo and other topics.
      Trump's new DC hotel vandalized with spray-painted graffiti  (Fox 10/02/2016)
      'His Majesty': Student single-handedly defeats an army of gender neutral activists  (Fox 09/30/2016)
• 
When future generations read about the "Great Gender Pronoun Wars" of the early twenty-first century, they will most certainly learn of Grant Strobl – a noble and mighty king.
• 
"His Majesty" is an unlikely title for a 21-year-old political science major from Grosse Pointe, Michigan.
• 
In less than 24-hours, the brave conservative single-handedly defeated an army of gender neutral activists at the University of Michigan.
• 
Think David versus a gender confused Goliath.
• 
The University of Michigan recently announced a new initiative to allow students to select their preferred gender pronouns through an online service.
• 
It was designed as a way to help professors tell the difference between the guys and the gals and the zi's and the zir's.
• 
"Asking about and correctly using someone's designated pronoun is one of the most basic ways to show your respect for their identity and to cultivate an environment that respects all gender identities."
• 
The university actually created a "pronoun committee" to ensure that faculty members "play a vital role in ensuring all of our community feels valued, respected and included."
• 
It was in that spirit of inclusivity that Grant, a Fox News Campus Associate, decided to have a bit of fun.
• 
"You could put anything you wanted into the system.  So I did."
• 
"'His Majesty' is not a pronoun, but neither is zir or zi," His Majesty told me.
• 
"None of them are recognized in the English language.  Everything is completely arbitrary now.  You can identify as anything you want."
• 
"I thought it was definitely fitting to point out how absurd this new policy is by choosing ‘His Majesty,'" His Majesty said.
• 
"It's a recognized honorific and it is definitely absurd for anybody to be called ‘His Majesty' in America."
• 
"As a Christian, I believe that all lives are valuable."
• 
But the university's young ruler is concerned that professors might be punished if they refuse to identify a student by their preferred gender pronoun.
• 
"Once we go down that road, it's very dangerous for our society and our democracy."
• 
"If they want me to be tolerant of their pronouns, they have to be tolerant to my new title," His Majesty said.
• 
"Many of the students on campus who call for diversity – they only want diversity for ideas they agree with."
• 
I hope His Majesty King Grant has a long and prosperous reign at the University of Michigan.
• 
Let's pray he can fight off the invading horde of leftwing intolerants.
      'New low': Dead veterans left in VA hospital morgue for weeks without burial  (Fox 09/29/2016)
• 
"Hines VA — the hospital that has been overrun with cockroaches and mold and left vets waiting for care for months on secret wait lists, has reached a new low in the treatment of our veterans."
• 
Kirk told FoxNews.com.  "We now have reports of bodies being left to decompose in the morgue for months on end."
• 
"Some veteran's remains have been left in our hospital morgue for 45 days or more until they are stacked to capacity at times."
      University of Michigan professors instructed to stick to 'preferred pronouns'  (Fox 09/29/2016)
• 
The University of Michigan yesterday unveiled a new webpage that allows students to choose their preferred pronouns, including "they" and "ze."
• 
Preferred pronouns will appear on class rosters, and if professors accidentally use the wrong pronoun, "you can acknowledge that you made a mistake and use the correct pronoun next time."
• 
It also called using preferred pronouns "one of the most basic ways to show your respect for their identity and to cultivate an environment that respects all gender identities."
• 
A university spokesman tells Heat Street, "If there were a persistent pattern of ignoring a student's preference, we would address that as a performance matter."
      Kentucky man accused in triple homicide threatens judge  (Fox 09/27/2016)
• 
A Kentucky man charged with killing three people — including two teens — is facing additional charges after authorities said he threatened a judge and her family.
• 
"Yeah, [EXPLETIVE] I'm going to get out," Rhodes said at one point.
• 
"Don't you think I'm gonna [EXPLETIVE] find out where you live at?" he continued.  "You got family!  I'll be out!"
• 
Police claim that Rhodes shot and killed a man, identified as Christopher Jones, in early May.  Later that month, they say Rhodes and two juvenile accomplices murdered Ordway and Gordon.
• 
Rhodes allegedly killed the two brothers because he feared they would snitch about his involvement in Jones' murder.
      Navy launches investigation into sailor who didn't stand for National Anthem  (Fox 09/28/2016)
• 
The U.S.  Navy has launched an investigation into the case of a sailor who didn't salute as the National Anthem played during a recent morning flag-raising at Pearl Harbor.
• 
"I feel like a hypocrite singing about the 'land of the free' when I know that only applies to some Americans."
• 
"I will gladly stand again, when ALL AMERICANS are afforded the same freedom."
      The golden toilet and the 2016 presidential campaign  (Fox 09/27/2016)
• 
Monday night's presidential debate at Hofstra University covered a wide range of topics except the most important one of all — how our country is swiftly becoming a decadent society that is undermining traditional American values.
• 
The late Andrew Breitbart famously said that "politics is downstream from culture," and if you have any doubt about the deleterious effect of our culture on the direction of our country and its politics, I invite you to visit the Guggenheim Museum on New York's Fifth Avenue.
• 
There, on the fifth floor, you will find a long line of people in front of a sign that says "There is a two-hour wait."
• 
What are these people waiting two hours for?
• 
They are waiting to enter a small rest room that contains an 18-karat solid-gold toilet.
• 
This gold toilet is the creation of Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan.  He has labeled his installation "America."
• 
Yes, in one of our country's leading cultural institutions, people are waiting on line for two hours to urinate and defecate into "America."
• 
Maybe the time has not yet arrived for an American Gibbon to write a new "Decline and Fall," but we are approaching the point of no return.
      Flag-stomping teacher has no regrets, wants student punished  (Fox 09/21/2016)
• 
"Do I regret what I did?  Absolutely not.  Would I do it again?  All I can say is I did it and I stand by it."
• 
"There were some laws broken as far as photos of me taken that violate the county's policies – and issues that could be considered defamation of character."
• 
He said the student who snapped the photo of the flag desecration "broke the law."
• 
"I believe that child does need to be punished in some way – absolutely.  I can't take a picture of them and in turn they cannot do the same of me."
• 
"For me, it was about the First Amendment, teaching about the Bill of Rights, the beginning of what we call America."
• 
If nothing else, the offensive lesson is a reminder of how public schools have become incubators for un-American activities.
• 
Should Mr.  Francis need to find gainful employment, perhaps he would be more comfortable with a career in the National Football League?
      BIAS ALERT: Amazon 'fixed' reviews for Hillary Clinton's book  (Fox 09/26/2016)
• 
Hillary Clinton's newest book, "Stronger Together," has been met with critical reviews and slow sales since its release earlier this month.
• 
... Amazon deleted hundreds of comments last week that were critical of the book, which lays out a policy blueprint of how the country would look under a Clinton-Kaine administration.
• 
"Every time I write my review it gets deleted, it's so weird.  Does anyone know where the servers are hosted that contain reviews?"
• 
"I expected that Amazon tweaked reviews but have lost all belief in Amazon reviews now.  Will switch to Walmart for ordering most the things I used to buy here."
      Southern California police agencies missing more than 300 weapons  (Fox 09/26/2016)
      Walmart workers refuse to make cop's retirement cake  (Fox 09/25/2016)
      'Lurking clown' arrested in Kentucky woods  (Fox 09/25/2016)
      Heil Donald?  Students instructed to compare Hitler to Trump  (Fox 09/23/2016)
• 
Instead of parsing participles, a public high school English teacher has been using her classroom to wage an ugly propaganda campaign against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and his supporters.
• 
"Basically, the only people who seem to be safe from this guy are white Christian males," the teacher said in a classroom discussion recorded by a student.
• 
"Am I missing anything?  Oh, American – white, Christian, male Americans."
• 
The Trump-bashing came during a lesson on ethos and pathos.
• 
"He is in fact the master of pathos," the teacher told students.  "So who knows what his actual motives are but he is a master at manipulating his audience, right?  He knows where the fears lie and he is going right after them."
• 
She went on to accuse the GOP nominee of "poking the fryers under particular niches of people in this country — people who are anti-Mexican, people who are anti-Muslim, people who are anti-woman."
• 
Parents told me the teacher has been bashing Trump for quite some time and that's why students decided to secretly record her lessons.
• 
"Most conservative parents don't want to fight the system because they know they are going to be shouted down."
• 
Parents are accusing the teacher of outright indoctrination.
• 
"She compared the Hitler speeches to things that Trump says – stuff like nationalism to making the country stronger."
• 
What's happening at Cedar Ridge High School is a classic example of how the left is using the public school system against us.
• 
American classrooms have been turned into indoctrination centers for the left.
• 
And the only way to eradicate this scourge in our public school system is for parents and taxpayers to stand up to local school boards.
• 
Stand up to the academic bullies who are poisoning the minds of our young people.
• 
Stand up to their enablers on the school boards.  Vote them out of office.
• 
Demand that your voice be heard.
• 
Remember folks, silence in the face of evil is evil itself.
      FBI gave top Clinton aide Cheryl Mills immunity in email probe, rep says  (Fox 09/23/2016)
• 
"This is beyond explanation.  The FBI was handing out immunity agreements like candy.  I've lost confidence in this investigation and I question the genuine effort in which it was carried out."
      Ohio county chair for Trump campaign resigns after Obama remarks  (Fox 09/23/2016)
• 
An Ohio county chair for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump resigned and apologized Thursday after remarks she made in an interview about President Barack Obama.
• 
"I don't think there was any racism until Obama got elected.  We never had problems like this ... Now, with the people with the guns, and shooting up neighborhoods, and not being responsible citizens, that's a big change, and I think that's the philosophy that Obama has perpetuated on America."
• 
"If you're black and you haven't been successful in the last 50 years, it's your own fault.  You've had every opportunity, it was given to you."
• 
"You've had the same schools everybody else went to.  You had benefits to go to college that white kids didn't have.  You had all the advantages and didn't take advantage of it.  It's not our fault, certainly."
• 
... he contacted the Trump campaign immediately asking for Miller to be "dismissed" over her "insane comments." The Trump campaign accepted her resignation Thursday.
• 
"We should not let those really inappropriate comments affect the Trump campaign."
      3 dead, including gunman, after shooting at Tennessee factory  (Fox 09/23/2016)
• 
An angry worker killed his bosses at an east Tennessee factory Thursday before turning the gun on himself.
      Delaware teen pleads guilty in crossbow killing of father  (Fox 09/22/2016)
• 
... told officers he killed his father ... because he feared his dad would be angry because he skipped school.
      Disturbing videos show violence during Charlotte protests  (Fox 09/22/2016)
• 
Ugly scenes emerged from Wednesday night's rioting in Charlotte, including Twitter video of a white man being beaten and dragged by a mob, and the brother of the black man whose death in a police shooting touched off protests telling media that all white people are "devils."
• 
"Just know that all white people are f***** devils, all white cops are f****** devils and white people," said a man identified as Scott's brother.
• 
The police officer who shot Scott was African-American.
• 
What started out on Wednesday evening as a prayer vigil after Scott's shooting turned into an angry march and then a night of violence.
• 
Demonstrators shouted "black lives matter" and "hands up; don't shoot" while cursing at officers...
      North Carolina Riots Are "Saul Alinsky 101"  (09.22.2016)
• 
Charlotte, North Carolina is under a state of emergency after another night of violence.
• 
An angry mob prowled the streets like animals hunting prey - brutally attacking police, civilians and news reporters.
• 
They literally tried to stuff an unconscious photographer into a burning trash can, according to eyewitness accounts.
• 
One civilian was gunned down in the melee.
• 
President Obama, meanwhile, has been unusually quiet. 
• 
To be clear - these are not protesters - these are anarchists - governed by Rules for Radicals.
• 
We've seen this type of unrest in cities across the nation — advancing a false narrative that police are targeting African-Americans. 
• 
The protesters said they want justice.
• 
Well if justice means looting Walmart and storming restaurants and beating up hotel clerks – the anarchists got their justice in North Carolina.
• 
The citizens of Charlotte should take immediate precautions to protect themselves, their families and their property.
• 
The streets are no longer safe for law-abiding Americans.
      House panel recommends holding former Clinton IT aide in contempt  (Fox 09/22/2016)
• 
"This is nothing but a blatantly partisan Republican attack" on Clinton.
      Riots over police shooting engulf Charlotte for 2nd straight night  (Fox 09/22/2016)
      At least 12 Charlotte cops injured in protests following officer-involved death of black man  (Fox 09/21/2016)
• 
... over the fatal shooting of a black man by police who said he was armed and posed a threat.
• 
The protests broke out Tuesday after 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott was fatally shot by a black officer at an apartment complex on the city's northeast side. 
• 
... dozens of protesters on Interstate 85 apparently looting semi-trucks and setting their contents on fire on the highway.
• 
... demonstrators were destroying marked police vehicles and that approximately 12 officers had been injured, including one who was hit in the face with a rock.
      History teacher's lesson includes stomping American Flag in classroom  (Fox 09/20/2016)
      CNN claims Trump called for 'racial' profiling  (he didn't) (Fox 09/20/2016)
• 
While Trump offered no criteria for how he would profile, CNN nevertheless reported that Trump was backing "racial profiling."
• 
"Trump says 'racial profiling' will stop terror" – despite Trump not using the word "racial."
• 
CNN.com ran with a similar angle – "Donald Trump defends racial profiling in wake of bombs" — though the article itself correctly quoted Trump.
      Watchdog: Feds wrongly granted citizenship to hundreds facing deportation  (Fox 09/19/2016)
• 
More than 800 illegal immigrants from countries of concern who were set for deportation were mistakenly granted U.S.  citizenship because the Department of Homeland Security didn't have their fingerprints on file.
• 
In the case of 858 immigrants from "special interest countries or neighboring countries with high rates of immigration fraud," the discrepancies weren't caught because their fingerprints were missing from government databases. 
• 
A few even managed to get aviation or transportation worker credentials, though they were later revoked.  One became a law enforcement officer. 
• 
The report warned that when immigrants become naturalized, "these individuals retain many of the rights and privileges of U.S.  citizenship, including serving in law enforcement, obtaining a security clearance, and sponsoring other aliens' entry into the United States."
• 
According to the audit, as of November 2015, the administration has found 953 more "who had final deportation orders under another identity and had been naturalized," some of whom were from countries of concern.
• 
"This situation created opportunities for individuals to gain the rights and privileges of U.S.  citizenship through fraud."
• 
Mistakenly awarding citizenship to someone ordered deported can have serious consequences because U.S.  citizens can typically apply for and receive security clearances or take security-sensitive jobs.
      Suspect charged with murder after Texas student's burned, dismembered body found  (Fox 09/20/2016)
• 
"He works as a personal trainer and a bartender and always had that personality of that super social super talk to anybody, go to the bar, talk to any girl, pick up any girl, whatever."
      Man arrested in stabbing of Maine police officer  (Fox 09/20/2016)
      Bomb suspect's family sued NJ city, police department, alleging religious discrimination  (Fox 09/19/2016)
• 
"Despite their legal right to keep the restaurant open past 10 p.m., defendants, each and every one of them, with reckless disregard and deliberate indifference to plainiffs' constitutional rights of liberty, due process and equal protection embarked on a course of conduct to harass, humiliate, intimidate, retaliate against and force plaintiffs to close their business by 10 p.m.  by filing complaints, tickets, summonses ...."
• 
The family charged the local police department's "selective enforcement of an ordinance ... were based solely on animus against plaintiffs' religion, creed, race and national origin."
      Obama praises Clinton, blasts Trump at DNC fundraiser in NYC  (Fox 09/19/2016)
• 
"This is somebody who is smart, who is tough and, most importantly, cares deeply about making sure that this country works for everybody and not just a few."
• 
"And she's displayed it again and again and again.  And when I said that I think she is somebody who is as qualified as any individual who has ever run for this office, I meant it."
      Obama says it's a 'personal insult' if black voters don't back Clinton  (Fox 09/18/2016)
• 
President Barack Obama said Saturday night he will take it as a "personal insult" if the African-American community fails to turn out for the presidential election and encouraged black voters to support Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton.
• 
Obama said his name may not be on the ballot, but issues of importance to the black community were, including justice, good schools and ending mass incarceration.
• 
"I will consider it a personal insult, an insult to my legacy if this community lets down its guard and fails to activate itself in this election," Obama said with a stern look and booming passion.  "You want to give me a good send-off, go vote."
• 
... "don't just watch us walk off into the sunset, now.  Get people registered to vote."
• 
It comes down to who will fight for the forgotten, who will invest in our children and who will really have your back in the White House," Clinton said.
• 
"We need ideas not insults, real plans to help struggling Americans in communities that have been left out and left behind, not prejudice and paranoia.  We can't let Barack Obama's legacy fall into the hands of someone who doesn't understand that, whose dangerous and divisive vision for our country will drag us backwards," she said.
      Alabama police make first arrest in string of clown-related threats  (Fox 09/18/2016)
      NY dad, jealous of the attention his cancer-survivor daughter received, pleads guilty to killing her  (Fox 09/17/2016)
• 
The girl's father reportedly told authorities that he was jealous of the attention the girl received "as opposed to the attention he was getting."
      1 dead, 2 cops among 5 wounded in Philly rampage, gunman dead  (Fox 09/17/2016)
• 
A gunman shot a Philadelphia police sergeant in an ambush late Friday and then went on a shooting rampage that left three people and a University of Pennsylvania police officer wounded and a woman dead before he was killed.
• 
... a note written by the suspect expressed hatred of police officers.
• 
Friday's shooting was the second ambush of a Philadelphia police officer this year.  In January, 30-year-old Edward Archer shot Officer Jesse Hartnett multiple times as Hartnett sat in his squad car.
• 
Archer told investigators he "acted in the name of Islam" and "pledges his allegiance to [ISIS]", authorities said at the time. 
      Trump says Clinton bodyguards should lose their guns 'and let's see what happens to her'  (Fox 09/17/2016)
• 
... Trump "has a pattern of inciting people to violence.  Whether this is done to provoke protesters at a rally or casually or even as a joke, it is an unacceptable quality in anyone seeking the job of Commander in Chief.
• 
"This kind of talk should be out of bounds for a presidential candidate."
      Trump, Clinton trade barbs over Obama 'birther' flap  (Fox 09/16/2016)
• 
"He was asked one more time where was President Obama born and he still wouldn't say Hawaii.  He still wouldn't say America," Clinton said.
• 
"This man wants to be our next president?  When will he stop this ugliness, this bigotry?"
• 
"Hillary Clinton's campaign first raised this issue to smear then-candidate Barack Obama in her very nasty, failed 2008 campaign for President."
      Missouri state senator sits during Pledge of Allegiance  (Fox 09/16/2016)
      Guggenheim's 18 karat golden toilet opens today, and you can actually use it  (Fox 09/16/2016)
• 
The modern masterpiece was created by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan...
• 
... Cattelan's work can actually be used by the public — and is meant to highlight what the museum describes as Americans' increasing obsession with wealth and excess.
• 
"Cattelan's toilet offers a wink to the excesses of the art market, but also evokes the American dream of opportunity for all, its utility ultimately reminding us of the inescapable physical realities of our shared humanity."
• 
The precious metal requires cleaning crews to use medical wipes instead of industrial strength chemicals.
• 
It will be cleaned after each user and will also be periodically steamed and polished to retain its shine.
• 
The new exhibition will also be kept in a private bathroom.
• 
With the price of gold currently hovering just above $1,310 per ounce, the market value of this gilded potty is estimated to be between $1 million to $1.7 million.
• 
Museum officials are expecting large crowds so the artwork has its own full-time security guard to monitor guest usage and check in after each use to ensure the valuable toilet is not vandalized.
• 
Tickets to the museum cost $15 and the exhibit will be open indefinitely.
      Public school tells second graders: Allah loves cleanliness  (Fox 09/15/2016)
• 
... a second-grader came home with a health and hygiene worksheet that included references to hijabs and thawbs – clothing worn by religious Muslims.
• 
The worksheet also included a reference from the Koran: "Allah loves those who make themselves clean and pure."
• 
... blamed the incident on a "novice instructor" who "downloaded a worksheet from the online sharing site Pinterest and utilized it during a lesson."
• 
So the kids are being taught how to clean the hijabs by a novice? 
      Three NYPD officers injured in confrontation with man wielding meat cleaver  (Fox 09/15/2016)
• 
A man wielding an 11-inch meat cleaver gashed an off-duty NYPD detective Thursday evening before he was shot by other officers following a foot chase through midtown Manhattan.
• 
... two other officers were injured in the incident...  The detective was in serious condition after reciving a six-inch cut from his temple to his jaw.  The suspect was in critical but stable condition at a local hospital.
• 
The drama began shortly before 5 p.m.  when two officers confronted the suspect, 32-year-old Akram Joudah of Queens, as he was attempting to remove a boot from his car.
• 
... Joudah drew the cleaver from his waistband and fled. 
• 
Other officers joined the pursuit, including the off-duty detective.
• 
After officers unsuccessfully deployed a Taser, the suspect climbed on top of a police car and slashed at the detective, who had attempted to tackle him.  In response, three officers fired 18 shots at the suspect.
• 
... saw a balding man holding a cleaver, surrounded by a small group of officers yelling at him to drop the knife.
• 
"I give credit to the police officers.  They gave him many opportunities."
• 
... the suspect had "a number of arrests on his record."
      Missouri joins states allowing concealed carry without permit  (Fox 09/15/2016)
• 
Democrats asserted it could put racial minorities at a greater risk of being fatally shot.
• 
"The targets in our area are black boys, not pheasants."
• 
"What I don't want to get to is the point where there is a trigger-happy police officer or bad Samaritan like Zimmerman who says, 'Black boy in the hood.  Skittles.  Let's shoot,'"
      Trump appears to brush off Powell's criticisms revealed in email leak  (Fox 09/15/2016)
• 
... Powell admits to staying relatively quiet during Trump's meteoric rise.  "To go on and call him an idiot just emboldens him," Powell said.
• 
"No need to debate it with you now, but Trump is a national disgrace and an international pariah."
• 
"I just go back to the unforgivable one.  Trying to destroy the President elected by the American people with his fictitious investigation into this source of birth.  Absolutely disgraceful."
      Trump interruption in Flint a setup?  (Fox 09/15/2016)
• 
The minister of a Methodist church made national headlines after she scolded Donald Trump for injecting politics into a campaign stop.
• 
"I invited you here to thank us for what we've done in Flint, not give a political speech."
• 
Trump graciously complied with her demand.
• 
But something doesn't pass the smell test.  Consider this screen grab from the minister's Facebook page:
• 
"What he will see is how we are braving a man-made catastrophe.  HE WILL NOT USE US, WE will EDUCATE HIM!!!"
      General vs.  General: Powell, Flynn feud over hacked email slams  (Fox 09/15/2016)
• 
Powell, the former secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, called Flynn "a jerk" — who "is unchained" and "right-wing nutty."
• 
"I've actually been called worse things by my little sister," Flynn said...
      CNN's Amanpour suggests Clinton health coverage sexist  (Fox 09/14/2016)
• 
"Can't a girl have a sick day or two?  What about Donald Trump's tax returns, where are they?"
• 
"When it comes to overqualified women having to try a hundred times harder than underqualified men to get a break or even a level playing field, well, we know that story."
      All Jews out of Palestine is not a peace plan  (Fox 09/14/2016)
• 
The Obama administration is furious about Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's recent objection to Palestinian plans for a state with "no Jews."
• 
Netanyahu made the obvious comments that the Palestinian effort to purge all Jews from the West Bank amounts to "ethnic-cleansing" and "ethnic cleansing for peace is absurd."
• 
The State Department responded by shooting the messenger, calling Netanyahu's remarks "inappropriate and unhelpful."
      Wells Fargo exec who headed unit involved in scandal due $125 million in retirement  (Fox 09/13/2016)
• 
The dummy accounts charged individual customers up to $50 in fines for a service they never requested.
• 
"There are two possibilities: Customer abuse was part of business model, in which lots of high-ranking people need to go to prison."
• 
"Or the bank is too big to manage, and folks high up don't even know that laws are being broken a few levels down."
• 
The fallout from the scandal resulted in the firing of 5,300 employees and a massive $185 million fine levied by various regulators.
      Scientists like Barack Obama so much that they named a parasite after him  (JWR 09/13/2017)
• 
Other presidents have mountains named after them.  They're the namesakes for high schools, boulevards, space centers, libraries, airports, and elk.
• 
But how many of them have the dubious honor of being the namesake for a parasitic worm?
• 
World, meet Baracktrema obamai, a deadly turtle pathogen named in honor of our current president.
• 
Believe it or not, it's supposed to be a compliment.
• 
The tiny creatures, which are the thickness of a human hair, invade the lungs of freshwater turtles in Malaysia, often with deadly consequences.
• 
They "face incredible obstacles to complete their [life cycles] and must contend with the immune system of the host in order to mature and reproduce."
• 
"Baracktrema obamai will endure as long as there are systematists studying these remarkable organisms."
• 
The turtle worm joins a long list of creatures named for Obama, which includes a lichen, an extinct lizard (the "obamadon"), a species of trapdoor spider and another parasite.
• 
At this rate, perhaps the president is looking forward to leaving office.
      'Black Rifles Matter' sign draws complaints from tourists in Maine town  (Fox 09/13/2016)
      Double-voting – even triple-voting – found in US elections  (Fox 09/12/2016)
      9/11 after 15 years: Those who were there  (Fox er/0/2017)
• 
"'Infidel' Americans were not allowed to touch the Koran, for example.  By giving in to this we simply validated the concept that we are lesser people and not good enough to meet their standards."
• 
"We went to extremes to furnish them halal food.  Detainee meals were prepared with far more expensive and nutritious ingredients than the food provided to the Americans stationed at Gitmo and their meals varied more than the U.S menus."
      John Hinckley Jr., who shot Ronald Reagan, freed from mental hospital  (Fox 09/10/2016)
• 
A federal judge ruled in late July that the 61-year-old Hinckley is not a danger to himself or the public and can live full-time at his mother's home in Williamsburg.
• 
... but his longtime lawyer Barry Levine says he thinks Hinckley will be a "citizen about whom we can all be proud."
      Court strikes down proof-of-citizenship voting requirement in 3 states  (Fox 09/10/2016)
      Immigrants preying on Americans with false tales of abuse to stay in US, experts say  (Fox 09/08/2016)
• 
...the advocates for illegal immigrants have realized that these special green card programs are a way to launder the status of many illegal aliens in the absence of a larger amnesty."
• 
"It is these one-sided immigration marriage fraud schemes that cause the most damage to unsuspecting U.S.  citizens and their families."
• 
"They are abused emotionally, financially, psychologically and, often times, physically.  And no one seems to be interested in stopping this heinous crime."
• 
"The easiest way to get a quick green card is by claiming domestic violence against your American spouse."
• 
"Making such unsubstantiated, uninvestigated allegations can help you bypass background checks and is almost a guaranteed green card for foreign nationals that would've been flagged on many other levels."
• 
"These types of fraud pose a severe threat to homeland security and public safety because they create a vulnerability that enables criminals and other nefarious actors to gain entry and remain in the United States."
• 
"This is a tough situation.  You want to have the law protect domestic violence victims, yet the law also creates another vulnerability in our immigration system that is exploited by fraudsters."
      'White Week' fliers prompt protest, investigation on college campus  (Fox 09/07/2016)
• 
Fliers mocking "Welcome Black Week" with a "Welcome White Week" posted around the Northern Kentucky University campus this week have prompted demonstrations against racial intolerance on campus and an investigation by school officials.
      Muslims complain about town's 9/11  (Fox al/0/2017)
• 
"They want us to change the word from ‘Islamic Terrorist' to either ‘terrorist' or ‘Al Qaeda terrorist,'"
• 
The entire inscription reads:
• 
"On September 11, 2001 nineteen Islamic terrorists unsuspectedly boarded four airliners departing east coast airports to hijack the planes and carry out a series of coordinated attacks against the United States.  This is a tribute to all the lives lost that day and to the heroic sacrifice of all who rushed to help.  As Americans, we honor their memory by living our lives in freedom.  We will never forget."
      Video shows vandals destroying popular Oregon rock formation  (Fox 09/05/2016)
      Creepy clown sightings expand to second South Carolina city  (Fox 09/05/2016)
• 
The suspect allegedly tried to lure the kids with treats.  The suspect was reportedly seen by two children and heard, but not seen, by one adult.  The suspect fled the area when officers arrived.
• 
The "clown" was described as wearing white overalls, white gloves, red shoes with red bushy hair, a white face and a red nose.
      Anti-Semitic BDS Movement Shuts Down Pro-Israel Perspectives on Campus  (Fox 09/04/2016)
• 
Only days into the new school year, and already anti-Israel activists are making a splash on college campuses from one corner of the country to the other.
• 
"I now am embarrassed to share that my SU colleagues, on hearing about my attempt to secure your presentation, have warned me that the BDS faction on campus will make matters very unpleasant for you and for me if you come."
• 
... admitted that she had not even seen the film, but that allowing its screening on campus would cause her to "lose credibility with a number of my film and Women/Gender studies colleagues."
      FBI: Clinton dozens of times couldn't recall info, events related to server, classified emails  (Fox 09/03/2016)
• 
She even told investigators — when asked what the "C" marking meant before a paragraph in an email marked "Confidential" – that "she did not know and could only speculate it was referencing paragraphs marked in alphabetical order."
      Fired Mizzou professor Melissa Click hired at Gonzaga University  (Fox 09/04/2016)
• 
Click was fired from her position as an assistant professor of communications in February.
• 
She achieved national attention after video footage of her assaulting a student journalist went viral.  Later, video emerged of her yelling profanities at a police officer.
• 
"Dr.  Click was hired through an extensive national search process that revealed her to be the most qualified and experienced candidate for the position."
• 
"Dr.  Click has excellent recommendations for both her teaching and scholarship..."
      One year later, officials stunned by 'betrayal' of Illinois cop who staged suicide  (Fox 09/04/2016)
• 
... in a stunning twist, police discovered Gliniewicz carefully staged his suicide to look like murder.
• 
Investigators learned the corrupt cop apparently caved under the pressure of living a shocking double life for nearly two decades.
      2 correctional officers shot in lobby of California county jail, suspect in custody  (Fox 09/03/2016)
• 
... entered the jail's lobby, made his way to the front of the line and stated that he wanted to see someone at the jail.
• 
... Vang then pulled out a gun and started shooting at the officers.  Both were shot in the head and neck area once, according to Mims. 
• 
Vang then ran to the back of the jail's lobby and said he wanted to turn himself in before he was tased...
• 
"This guy is a prison convict.  He's a parolee."
• 
Vang was involved in 1998 rape case where gang members raped 3 girls between ages of 12 and 14.
• 
He was sentenced for rape and served 16 years before he was was paroled September 2014.
      Cops: Florida fugitive used his online wanted poster as Facebook profile picture  (Fox 09/02/2016)
      Four victims of Colorado theater massacre ordered to pay Cinemark nearly $700G in legal fees  (Fox 09/02/2016)
• 
The 28 families of those killed and wounded in the July 2012 shooting sued Cinemark ... claiming that there wasn't adequate security to stop Holmes from carrying out the attack.
• 
... civil jury ruled in May that Cinemark wasn't liable for the shooting that left 12 people dead and 70 others.
• 
Lawyers for Cinemark then filed a "bill of costs" for $699,187.13 in June in the country court.
• 
... under state law, the winning side in a civil case is entitled to recover all of its legal costs.
      Trump Latino surrogates and backers withdraw support following immigration speech  (Fox 09/01/2016)
• 
... the speech had put the final nail in the coffin for Trump's chances of winning in November.
• 
"Did you hear anything in that speech that was compassionate and humane?  No."
• 
"But what we got was a one-dimensional, enforcement-only policy that will only assure the status-quo continues because this plan will not produce bipartisan support."
      Cuban Ramps up Attack on Trump as Battle of 'Billionaire Blowhards' Continues  (Fox 09/01/2016)
• 
... aides to Clinton want Cuban to help their candidate prep for the upcoming presidential debate by playing the volatile Trump in a rehearsal.  Cuban has indicated he's willing to do so.
• 
"He has real personal issues with Donald Trump and he should concentrate more on his own ventures than on Donald Trump and his surrogate...It's pure jealousy that Mr.  Trump receives enormous amounts of attention and is recognized everywhere in the world.  Mark Cuban had to put his name on the bottom of an Arby's commercial just to make sure people knew who he is."
      Black Lives Matter accuses Dems of 'placating' group, after memo leaked  (Fox 09/01/2016)
• 
... memo included tips like: Do not offer "support for concrete policy positions;" be sure to "lead from behind;" stick to "small" meetings; and avoid mentioning terms like "black-on-black crime."
• 
... could be working out of Russia and is intent on disrupting the U.S.  presidential election.
• 
Guccifer 2.0 claims the documents were taken from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's personal computer.
• 
... saying Pelosi "does not support the content or attitude of this memo.  On many occasions, Leader Pelosi has publicly supported the ideals embraced by the Black Lives Matter movement and continues to do so."
• 
"If approached by BLM activists, campaign staff should offer to meet with local activists.  Invited BLM attendees should be limited."
• 
"Please aim for personal or small group meetings.  Listen to their concerns, don't offer support for concrete policy positions."
• 
The memo also urged against mentioning "black on black crime" or "all lives matter."
• 
"This response will garner additional media scrutiny and only anger BLM activists."
• 
... "highly respects and values the leadership of the Black Lives Matter movement."
• 
"At the DCCC, we highly encourage our candidates to not only embrace the importance of this movement, but to meet with and listen to community activists to partner social change."
      American Immigration Lawyers Assoc.  President: Trump speech was fantasy, not policy  (Fox 09/01/2016)
• 
Trump's vision of America is not a shining city on a hill, but a city under siege from dark forces.
• 
If we are going to "enforce all of our immigration laws," ... families will be torn apart and American communities will be devastated.
• 
Mr.  Trump's speech peddled the fantasy that doubling down on these failed policies will miraculously end crime and unemployment mere months after his election. 
      BIAS ALERT: NY Times reaches for Weiner-Trump comparison  (Fox 09/01/2016)
      Pennsylvania professor goes on hunger strike over tenure denial  (Fox 09/01/2016)
      American Immigration Lawyers Assoc.  President: Trump speech was fantasy, not policy  (Fox 09/01/2016)
• 
His policy proposals were a wish-list of the "enforcement only" approach that has been tried, and failed, for the past twenty years.
• 
If we are going to "enforce all of our immigration laws," ... families will be torn apart and American communities will be devastated.
• 
Mr.  Trump's speech peddled the fantasy that doubling down on these failed policies will miraculously end crime and unemployment mere months after his election. 
      Colorado woman killed, son injured by their own pit bulls  (Fox 08/30/2016)
      Kaepernick social media posts laud Black Lives Matter, Black Panthers since dating activist DJ  (Fox 08/30/2016)
      Ex-Congressman Weiner embroiled in new sexting scandal  (Fox 08/29/2016)
      Feds spend $911,056 studying the drinking habits of lesbian couples  (Fox 08/29/2016)
      Kaepernick will sit through anthem until there's change  (Fox 08/28/2016)
• 
"I'm going to continue to stand with the people that are being oppressed.  To me this is something that has to change.  When there's significant change and I feel like that flag represents what it's supposed to represent, this country is representing people the way that it's supposed to, I'll stand."
      Niners QB Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem in protest  (Fox 08/27/2016)
• 
"I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color."
      Co-pilot arrested at Michigan airport on suspicion of being drunk  (Fox 08/26/2016)
      Oregon school district scrutinized after memo ordered bus drivers to stop playing rap music  (Fox 08/26/2016)
• 
"We regret the way this was communicated.  Our intent is to limit student exposure to religious teachings, profanity and violent lyrics."
• 
"I think it's overtly racist and leaves out two of our major communities in our music choices."
• 
"When you outlaw a kind of music that is very indicative of the modern culture of one group of people you're basically saying that they're not welcome."
      High school girl accused of attacking teacher with stun gun  (Fox 08/26/2016)
      Princeton dives into the deep end of the political correctness pool.  Where will it end?  (Fox 08/25/2016)
• 
Princeton, that once great school whose purpose at its founding in 1746 was to train ministers and whose motto remains Dei Sub Numine Viget (Under God's Power She Flourishes), has, like other schools of "higher" learning, jumped into the deep end of the pool of political correctness.
• 
"Gender-inclusive language is writing and speaking about people in a manner that does not use gender-based words."
• 
Gone are references to men and women, male and female.  It's what's in your head, not your genitalia, that defines you and me.
• 
There is something deeper occurring in culture than any university guidelines seeking to wipe out common sense and a notion of who we are.
• 
Academic liberalism, once thought to be instructive, even ennobling, is now part of a larger effort to not only destroy America's foundations, but dilute and diminish God's greatest creation.
• 
"Man's final conquest has proved to be the abolition of Man."
      Manhunt for violent inmate mistakenly released from Michigan prison  (Fox 08/25/2016)
      Good Lord!  Cop says Red Cross told him not to pray with flood victims  (Fox 08/24/2016)
• 
"I was not proselytizing.  I was just there to thank volunteers and offer prayers and encouragement."
• 
"He said the Red Cross had an issue with me being there.  So I asked him what the problem was.  He looked down at my Bible and he gestured and said, ‘They have a problem with that.'"
• 
"The supervisor told me the Red Cross is not a religious-based organization and they don't allow religious interaction with the residents."
• 
"If I wanted to pray with the folks in the shelter, the Red Cross told me I would have to be approved in advance, I would have to fill out the documents and they would set me up at a table.  I would not be allowed to leave the table.  If people wanted to come to me, they could.  But I could not go to them."
      College Campus Lunacy  (JWR 08/24/2016)
• 
As the fall semester begins, parents, students, taxpayers and donors should be made aware of official college practices that should disgust us all.
• 
Hampshire College will offer some of its students what the school euphemistically calls "identity-based housing."
• 
That's segregated housing for students who — because of their race, culture, gender or sexual orientation — have "historically experienced oppression."
• 
The college defended racially segregated classes by saying that they make students "feel comfortable."
• 
For professors to use their classes to proselytize students — and for a college president to urge it — is gross academic dishonesty.
• 
Adding to campus lunacy are classes such as "Lady Gaga and the Sociology of the Fame" at the University of South Carolina.
• 
Cornell University's physical education department offers a class titled "Recreational Tree Climbing."
• 
Skidmore College's sociology department offers "The Sociology of Miley Cyrus: Race, Class, Gender and Media."
• 
Frostburg State University's physics department offers "The Science of Harry Potter," where it examines some of the tale's magic.
• 
Georgetown University offers "Philosophy and Star Trek," arguing that "Star Trek is very philosophical" and adding, "What better way, then, to learn philosophy, than to watch Star Trek, read philosophy, and hash it all out in class?"
• 
... such academic nonsense may indeed reflect that presidents, academic administrators, faculty members and students actually believe that such classes have academic merit.
      Detroit police hunt man who fired AK-47 at cops after dice game  (Fox 08/24/2016)
      W.  Va.  city swamped by overdoses, as nation battles surging opioid epidemic  (Fox 08/23/2016)
• 
Incidents of large-scale overdoses bring headlines, but public health and law enforcement officials say the opioid crisis gripping the nation claims most of its victims quietly, one or two at a time.
• 
"Some 22 million people across the country suffer from substance abuse disorders, resulting in 50,000 overdose death rates each year."
• 
"This is right up there on that same level as terrorism and homeland security concerns in our country.  That doesn't even count the number of people getting Hepatitis B and C and HIV.
• 
... synthetic opiates manufactured in China, Mexico and the U.S.  have flooded Main Street America.
• 
"...  13.9 percent of our babies were born addicted to drugs and 60 percent of the umbilical cords of babies tested positive for opiates."
• 
"...  a lot that we are doing, such as giving Narcan to the police and fire departments and the Department of Health started a needle exchange program that brings people into clinics where they can also receive additional help."
      Professor says Trump is so bad, class doesn't have to be balanced  (Fox 08/23/2016)
• 
"My approach for the fall semester will be boldly honest: It is a disservice to students to attempt to provide balance when I know that balance is an offense to the truth."
• 
... "as a liberal, [she has] no problem extolling the virtues of Democrats."
      Parents fuming over Pledge of Allegiance 'waiver'  (Fox 08/23/2016)
• 
"I understand my rights as a parent and I request that my child, noted above, be excused from reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.  This request includes standing and placing his/her right hand over his/her heart."
• 
... returned the form to the school with the following message: "This is the dumbest thing I have ever read and I am so ashamed of this."
• 
"My niece brought this home from school today...What is happening to our country?!?"
• 
"I believe it's another stop in the progressive political movement to destroy the education system."
• 
George Washington is probably looking down from Heaven – shaking his head and wondering, "I crossed the Delaware for this?"
      Woman falls off California cliff while taking pictures  (Fox 08/23/2016)
      Mainstream media ignores anti-Trump mob in Minneapolis  (Fox 08/22/2016)
• 
A violent mob terrorized Donald Trump donors but the Mainstream Media ignored the story. 
• 
Some of Trump's supporters were punched and spat upon.  Others were pelted by garbage and taunted by the angry mob.
• 
The vicious thugs actually attacked elderly women.  What kind of a lowlife does something like that?
• 
The anti-American miscreants even burned the U.S.  flag – as some of the crowd screamed, "F** the U.S.A."
• 
The national media altogether ignored the story.  There were no breaking news banners.
• 
There were no pundits demanding that Hillary Clinton denounce the violence.
• 
It was as if nothing happened outside the convention center.
• 
Minneapolis Police say protesters started a fire and damaged one of the doors at the Convention Center.
• 
One person leaving the fundraiser was robbed of their cell phone. 
• 
And yet not a single person was arrested.
• 
Fires were set.  People were assaulted.  A presidential candidate's motorcade was attacked.  But nobody was thrown in jail?
• 
Why not?  Were the police given orders to stand down?  If so, who gave the order?
• 
Who organized the protest?  Was this a "Rent-A-Mob"?  If so, who paid the bills?
• 
Those are questions the mainstream media should be asking, but they did not and they will not.
      Illinois lawmaker likens Obama to 'drug dealer-in-chief' after Iran payment  (Fox 08/22/2016)
• 
... the Obama administration has defended it as "leverage" to secure the release of the four Americans.
      Artists who spray-painted anti-Trump images on U.S.-Mexico border fence places naked Trump sculpture in NYC  (Fox 08/20/2016)
      Man accused of threatening to shoot Florida students arrested near Canadian border  (Fox 08/22/2016)
      Washington murder suspect captured in Mexico returned to US after 9 years on run  (Fox 08/21/2016)
• 
Grinnell was pressure-washing a sidewalk when he was shot and killed.
• 
Investigators said Grinnell was in the line of fire when the gunman aimed at another man.
      2nd person charged in death of professor found in quarry  (Fox 08/21/2016)
      Giuliani: I would indict Clinton Foundation as 'racketeering enterprise'  (Fox 08/21/2016)
• 
"I've known Hillary for a long time.  She is trustworthy.  She's ready [to be president] as compared to Trump, who has showed recklessness."
      University implements man ban  (Fox 08/19/2016)
• 
If the progressive academic radicals at Princeton University have their way, the New Jersey school will soon be "man-free."
• 
The private university wants to eradicate the word "man" from its vocabulary.  It's all part of an effort to get folks to start using "gender inclusive language."
• 
Staffers at the Ivy League school have been advised to no longer say "man." Instead, they should use words like "individual," "person," or "people."
• 
Remember George Washington and Benjamin Franklin?  Don't call them our forefathers.  Princeton says we should refer to them as our ancestors.
• 
"These communication guidelines reflect the inclusive culture and policies at Princeton University."
• 
Lord only knows how many "person hours" it took for them to come up with this load of gender neutral, politically correct foolishness.
• 
Princeton also posted a list of words that are forbidden: businessman, cameraman, chairman, fireman, coed, headmaster, mailman, freshman and salesman.  Are you starting to see the pattern?
• 
"Gender-inclusive language is writing and speaking about people in a manner that does not use gender-based words."
• 
Anybody know the gender-inclusive word for "pinhead"?
• 
Oh, man.  Oops.  I meant, Oh, person.
      Cop who shot and killed Milwaukee man now receiving death threats  (Fox 08/17/2016)
• 
... is reportedly a 24-year-old patrolman who went to high school with Sylville Smith, who was allegedly holding a gun and ignored orders to drop it when he was shot.
• 
Thousands of people have circulated a photo, purportedly of the police officer, on Facebook, with some posts accompanied by threats and even his home address.
• 
"Now y'all see his face if he's seen anywhere in the city drop him."
• 
The police officer and Smith reportedly knew each other from the Sherman Park neighborhood.
• 
"...  a disturbing national trend where users of social media have identified officers involved in uses of deadly force, threatened the officers and their families, and demonized them."
      US flags called 'liability,' ordered removed from New York fire trucks  (Fox 08/17/2016)
• 
"At the time when the country needs unity, to do something like this ... it's next to flag-burning in my mind."
• 
... a divided Board of Fire Commissioners determined they could distract other drivers and expose the city to civil liability.
      Good Samaritan killed after helping 2 South Carolina teens pull SUV from ditch  (Fox 08/17/2016)
      Money talks?  From Ferguson to unrest overseas, new reports reveal Soros influence  (Fox 08/16/2016)
• 
Soros spent $33 million to support "already-established groups that emboldened the grass-roots, on-the-ground activists in Ferguson."
      NC school to teachers: Don't call students 'boys and girls'  (Fox 08/16/2016)
• 
"Staff must take care not to ‘out' a student to others, including the parents of an older student, without the student's consent."
• 
"In contacting the parents, use the student's name/pronoun on birth certificate unless student or parent says otherwise."
• 
"It's a radical sexual revolution being forced on our kids."
• 
... that the new policies "will seriously endanger students' privacy and safety, undermine parental authority and severely impair an environment conducive to learning."
      Man shot by Milwaukee cop beat gun rap after allegedly pressuring witness  (Fox 08/16/2016)
• 
The 23-year-old black man whose killing Saturday by a Milwaukee police officer sparked protests and violence was charged just last year with pressuring a victim not to testify against him in a retaliation shooting.
• 
The victim eventually did recant his story, and both the shooting case and the witness intimidation case were dismissed later in 2015.
• 
Smith was killed Saturday afternoon after police said he was seen with a handgun while fleeing officers during a traffic stop.
• 
... Smith had a "lengthy arrest record," and the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office released a detailed list of alleged crimes dating back to 2011, from a marijuana citation to allegations of robbery, cocaine possession and heroin dealing.
      Lawmakers slam 'reckless' Gitmo release as Obama speeds up transfers  (Fox 08/16/2016)
• 
"It is unconscionable that this administration continues to release known terrorists.  Several terrorists released by the Obama administration have returned to the battlefield and re-engaged in attacks against coalition forces and our allies."
• 
"The administration continues to put our national security at risk in misguided attempts to fulfill campaign pledges and to cement the President's legacy."
      Transgender inmate sues Florida to get hormone treatments  (Fox 08/16/2016)
• 
... that she said were promised when she pleaded guilty to attempted second-degree murder.
• 
"This treatment is absolutely necessary to my ability to mentally function."
• 
"Without it I consider self-harm and suicide every single day.  It is the only thing that matters in my life in this moment."
      Italian restaurant under fire for selling 'Black Olives Matter' merchandise  (Fox 08/16/2016)
• 
"People were calling us racist.  Saying we were a white supremacist restaurant.  Some got really derogatory and just started cursing me out."
      Sheriff Clarke: Progressive policies have hit black community like 'nuclear blast'  (Fox 08/15/2016)
• 
... "the growth of the welfare state" encourages the destructive behavior...
• 
... 11 police officers were injured, two civilians were shot, six businesses were burned and several patrol cars were damaged...
• 
"These progressive policies have hit the black community like a nuclear blast, and until we reverse this government dependency, that's what creates all of this – and encourages it, by the way."
      Texas, 12 states to ask judge to stall Obama transgender bathroom order  (Fox 08/12/2016)
• 
The White House in May told the nation's public school districts that they must allow transgender students to use bathrooms matching their chosen gender identity or risk losing federal funding.
• 
Attorney General Loretta Lynch said in a statement that there is "no room in our schools" for discrimination.
• 
See related Women and Children First! (Glenn McCoy, 04/25/2016) cartoon from USA picture album
      New Mexico officer shot, killed during traffic stop; 3 suspects in custody  (Fox 08/13/2016)
      Trump Tower climber identified, charged  (Fox 08/11/2016)
• 
The climber wore a backpack and used a harness and rope stirrups to fasten himself to the side of the 68-story Manhattan skyscraper on Wednesday.
• 
He climbed as high as the 21st floor before officers grabbed him.
• 
Rogata was undergoing psychiatric evaluation at Bellevue Hospital...
• 
"Message to Mr.  Trump (why I climbed your tower)."
• 
"I am an independent researcher seeking a private audience with you to discuss an important matter.
• 
"I guarantee that it's in your interest to honor this request."
• 
"Believe me, if my purpose was not significant, I would not risk my life pursuing it.  The reason I climbed your tower is to get your attention.  If I had sought this via conventional means, I would be much less likely to have success because you are a busy man with many responsibilities."
• 
The man played a slow-motion cat-and-mouse game with his would-be rescuers as he climbed Trump Tower.
• 
Officers smashed windows and broke through ventilation ducts to block his progress.
• 
Police also lowered themselves toward the man using a window washer's platform.
• 
The climber kept his distance by methodically working his way back and forth across the facade, repeatedly repositioning suction cups resembling a type commonly used by window washers to remove big panes of glass.
• 
As a crowd gasped on the street below, two officers leaned far out of a window, grabbed the climber's arm and harness, and in a flash yanked him from his dangling stirrups.
• 
He went through the opening head first, his legs pointed skyward.
• 
"I reached out.  I took hold of his hand and I said, `Sir, would you come with me,"'
• 
Police had deployed large, inflated crash pads at the scene, but it was unclear how much protection they would have offered if the climber fell.
• 
"At no time did he express that he wanted to hurt anybody."
• 
"This man performed a ridiculous and dangerous stunt."
• 
"I'm 100 percent certain the NYPD had better things to do."
• 
Trump tweeted "Great job today by the NYPD in protecting the people and saving the climber."
• 
The climber began his ascent from a terrace that is open to the public during the day.
      Police: 14-year-old shot by LA cop in gang-infested neighborhood opened fire first  (Fox 08/11/2016)
• 
... police shot a 14-year-old Latino boy who opened fire on them after cops responded to a graffiti tagging report.
• 
"The witness saw the subject shoot a handgun in the direction of the pursuing officers."
• 
Moments later, an officer rounding a corner shot the 14-year-old, who died at the scene.
      Police seek armed Pennsylvania man accused of taking patient at gunpoint  (Fox 08/11/2016)
• 
A manhunt was under way in Pennsylvania Wednesday for a man police say threatened two nurses at gunpoint at a mental health care facility then took off with his girlfriend, who was a patient.
      'Grim Sleeper' sentenced to death for murder spree  (Fox 08/10/2016)
• 
"I can't think of anyone I've encountered in all my years in the criminal justice system that has committed the monstrous crimes that you have."
• 
Prosecutors connected him to the crimes through DNA, ballistics, photos and the words of the sole known survivor, who managed to get away after being shot.
• 
A Polaroid photo of her partly nude and bleeding from her wound was found in Franklin's garage after his arrest.
• 
"This defendant is completely irredeemable.  He is a psychopathic, sadistic serial killer who takes joy in inflicting pain on women and killing them."
• 
He was convicted of killing seven women between 1985 and 1988 and the 15-year-old girl and two women between 2002 and 2007.
• 
... authorities say they don't think he ever rested and may have committed far more than the 14 killings they outlined in court, which included the four deaths he wasn't charged with committing.
      Martin Sheen: Donald Trump is an 'empty-headed moron' with 'no chance' of winning the election  (Fox 08/10/2016)
• 
"[Trump] makes me laugh, in that nobody seems to get it yet."
• 
"He's an empty-headed moron.  That he has absolutely nothing to offer us.  That he's done his bidding and he has to be responsible for the damage he's already done."
• 
"She has some common sense.  I'm not saying she's mistake-free.  Who is?  I mean, she's a human being."
• 
"So, please, if you want to talk about how much her mistakes have cost us, none in human lives — and please don't mention Benghazi."
• 
"That's a lot of crap.  She was not controlling that situation.  It was a military situation.  And that's run by the Pentagon or the CIA or both.  She's under orders."
      Police capture man climbing Trump Tower in New York City using suction cups  (Fox 08/10/2016)
• 
Police officers smashed windows and broke through a ventilation duct in an attempt to block his progress.  Officers also lowered themselves toward him using a window washer's platform.
• 
The climber played a slow-motion cat-and-mouse game with officers, eluding them by methodically working his way across the facade and angled corners of the building.
• 
He was speaking with officers through the holes cut in the side of the building.  When would-be rescuers smashed a window above him, he ducked to avoid big shards of glass that fell.
• 
Police deployed large, inflated crash pads at the scene but made no visible attempt to grab him as he passed their positions.
• 
The tower is headquarters to Donald Trump's Republican presidential campaign and his business empire.  Trump also lives there.
      Trump frenzy proves media need Xanax  (Fox 08/10/2016)
• 
This time they're accusing Mr.  Trump of threatening to assassinate Mrs.  Bill Clinton.
• 
I mean it's full-blown, head-spinning, Linda Blair-projectile vomiting kind of crazy, folks.
• 
So first - I want you to hear what Donald Trump actually said about the Second Amendment.
• 
"Hillary wants to abolish, essentially abolish the Second Amendment.  By the way, and if she gets to pick - if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks.  Although, the Second Amendment people, maybe there is.  I don't know."
• 
Before Mr.  Trump could say, "God bless America — Thanks for coming," - the Mainstream Media had interrupted regular programming with the emergency broadcast system.
• 
Breathless anchors — their faces ashen in sheer horror — held back tears as they delivered the breaking news.
• 
"Don't treat this as a political misstep.  It's an assassination threat, seriously upping the possibility of a national tragedy & crisis."
• 
"Trump's Assassination Dog Whistle Was Even Scarier Than You Think."
• 
"Trump's Assassination 'Joke' Was Thinly Veiled Sedition."
• 
Last month, Sen.  Elizabeth Warren told MSNBC that she wanted to make Trump "disappear."
• 
Was that a threat?  What exactly did the senator mean by wanting to make Trump disappear?
• 
Where was the Mainstream Media outrage to such a nefarious suggestion?
• 
Where was the wall-to-wall speculation, smothered in righteous indignation?
• 
There was none – nary a peep.
• 
Finally - here's a bit of friendly advice to the Trump Campaign - y'all need to knock off the nonsense.  Say what you mean to say — and stop explaining what you said instead of what you meant to say in the first place.
• 
Sweet mercy, America.
      Trump rejects claims he advocated violence against Clinton with ‘2nd Amendment’ comment  (Fox 08/10/2016)
• 
Almost immediately, social media lit up with accusations that Trump was essentially calling for someone to kill Clinton.
• 
Some officials, including Rep.  Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., went so far as to suggest the Secret Service investigate.
      Man repeatedly vandalized grave due to a 56-year-old grudge  (08/08/2016)
• 
It's often said that forgiveness frees the soul, but many prefer taking a different path towards inner peace.
• 
In the case of Paul E.  Donovan Jr., a 69-year-old man from Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, that route involved repeatedly vandalizing the grave of the man he claims stole $300 from him over 50 years ago.
• 
... after being caught, Donovan said he was willing to, "pay back any restitution minus the $300 he was owed over 56 years ago."
      NJ town rocked by charges of bigotry after rejection of mosque  (Fox 08/08/2016)
• 
A New Jersey suburb known for its tree-lined streets and stately, multimillion-dollar homes has been transformed into a battleground over both a proposed mosque and the free speech rights of residents who oppose the project.
• 
The Planning Board and many residents say they were concerned about traffic and other zoning issues, but the lawsuit accuses town officials of violating the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA), which gives religious institutions flexibility when it comes to zoning law restrictions on property use.
• 
The U.S.  Department of Justice is separatley investigating the case.
• 
"I came to America almost 50 years ago with a firm belief in the values that America represents, including freedom of religion before the law.  The mosque is part of my American Dream."
• 
Lawyers for the Muslim organization want to interview residents who spoke out against the mosque, and to review their email messages, social media posts and any other evidence they say may prove they were motivated by bias.
• 
"This community opposition evolved into a well-funded machine that recruited objectors and coached them to channel their opposition through the permissible language of land use: parking, buffer and screening requirements, storm water management, and so on," they say in their civil complaint.
• 
It also accused the citizens' group of holding a meeting where those preparing to speak out were told, "Please remember, do not make any comments on the religion or Islamic mosque itself.  If we do so, we will lose the battle."
• 
Based on those allegations, the ISBR's lawyers subpoenaed the residents as well as eight current and former Planning Board members.
• 
One resident who was subpoenaed told FoxNews.com attorneys for ISBR seemed to be seeking evidence of a conspiracy.  The resident, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the meeting was unnerving.
• 
"I spoke out once, at one meeting.  I was tangentially involved.  I clearly felt like it was a fishing expedition, that they were looking to find anything to support their case.
• 
"For me, this has a chilling effect.  It was scary.  They came to my home in the middle of the night to serve me the papers.  I feel like I will never speak up in a public forum again."
• 
"These tactics are un-American and violate First Amendment rights.  They are an attempt to bully and harass the community and township into settling the matter on plaintiffs' terms without regard to proper land use concerns, especially safety."
• 
"This community elected Mr.  Chaudry to the Township Committee after 9/11 and made him the first Pakistani Muslim mayor in the nation."
• 
"I am disappointed that [he] would call this community, which has always embraced him, bigots."
      Trump fends off GOP defectors, as more cracks show  (Fox 08/09/2016)
• 
"None of us will vote for Donald Trump...  Most fundamentally, Mr.  Trump lacks the character, values, and experience to be President."
• 
"My conclusion about Mr.  Trump's unsuitability for office is based on his disregard for the precept of treating others with respect, an idea that should transcend politics.  Instead, he opts to mock the vulnerable and inflame prejudices by attacking ethnic and religious minorities."
      Father of Orlando shooter attends Clinton rally, touts candidate  (Fox 08/09/2016)
• 
The affiliate later interviewed Mateen, who held up a large, yellow pro-Clinton banner calling her "good for national security" and "gun control laws."
• 
Adding to the bizarre appearance is the father's own background, as someone who has voiced support for the Taliban and at one point declared himself the leader of a "transitional" Afghanistan government.
• 
... Mateen claimed he had been "invited" by the Democratic Party.
• 
He called Clinton "good for [the] United States versus Donald Trump."
      NYC woman found dead in Massachusetts may have been set on fire, sexually assaulted  (Fox 08/09/2016)
• 
... was visiting her mom in Massachusetts and went out Sunday for a walk or jog at 1 p.m.
• 
When she hadn't come back three hours later, her family called police.
• 
A K-9 found Marcotte's body in a wooded area just a half mile from her mom's home at 8:20 p.m.
      Chicago gangs reportedly plotting to shoot cops in response to teen's death  (Fox 08/09/2016)
      Bystander shot and killed after man takes gun from NYPD officer  (Fox 08/09/2016)
      Exit plan: University boss installs escape hatch following student protests  (Fox 08/09/2016)
      Parents accused in infant's beating allowed visit before life support removed  (Fox 08/08/2016)
• 
... then-7-week-old girl suffered a beating that resulted in bleeding on the brain, two broken collar bones and several broken ribs.
• 
The mother, who had previously faced charges for possession of methamphetamine, ... refused to take Dinah to a doctor out of fear the state might take away her child.
• 
Each parent is set to receive a half-hour visit with Dinah on Monday morning.
• 
Afterwards, doctors are instructed to remove "all life support measures, and to allow Dinah Paige Whited to die."
      Parents accused of leaving 2-year-old alone so they could play Pokemon GO  (Fox 08/01/2016)
• 
The boy was found outside the home and was barefoot, red-faced, sweaty and dirty.
• 
The house was unlocked and when deputies contacted Brent Daley to say they had found his son abandoned outside, he allegedly replied, "Whatever," and hung up the phone on deputies.
• 
"Our agency and many other law enforcement agencies have been warning people about personal safety while playing this interactive Smartphone game, but we never would have imagined that parents would abandon a child to play Pokemon Go."
• 
"The deputies found the child locked out of his home in 96-degree weather with no water while his parents were gone interacting with their smartphone game."
      Vietnam vet cited after angry confrontation with Pokemon GO players caught on video  (Fox 08/03/2016)
• 
Minnesota was caught on video, leading to a citation — but also leading officials Monday to consider banning games from the park entirely.
• 
... one voice was heard saying, "I wouldn't mind getting punched to get these veterans out of here."
      Student facing 50 day suspension for saying 'All Lives Matter'  (Fox 08/03/2016)
• 
What happened to this young lady is despicable and detestable.  She was publically shamed and verbally flogged because she believes every life has value.
• 
But such an opinion is no longer allowed at the University of Houston — where free speech has been strung up by a politically correct lynch mob.
      Pilot tackles drunk passenger accused of attacking flight attendant  (Fox 08/02/2016)
• 
The pilot kept him on the floor while passengers helped restrain him with seat belt straps.  And then Kerr delivered his ultimate threat:
• 
"Whatever you do is going on Facebook!  And you are complete losers.  Yeah!  You heard me right the first time."
• 
Police arrived and handcuffed Kerr, but he kept kicking, requiring other officers to be called to the scene before he was removed from the plane.
      Khan and Smith: How the media are treating two grieving parents  (Fox 08/02/2016)
• 
I leave you with this: MSNBC blogger Steve Benen, during the Democratic convention: "Khizr Khan's Words Won't Soon Be Forgotten." He said no speaker topped Khan for "sheer emotional weight and resonance."
• 
Ten days earlier, during the Republican convention, Benen's headline was this: "RNC Manipulates the Pain of a Grieving Mother for Partisan Gain." He called it "probably the lowest point a party has reached in my lifetime."
      Border Patrol's website offers advice on eluding ...  Border Patrol  (Fox 08/02/2016)
• 
"So, almost any illegal alien can escape arrest by either walking with a second person (a march), attending some type of class, or finding a nearby church, medical facility or school bus stop."
• 
A "Frequently Asked Questions" section explains in detail what the Customs and Border Patrol's parent agency, the Department of Homeland Security, considers safe zones for illegal immigrants.
• 
"This administration has systematically and maliciously attacked and deconstructed all phases of border enforcement."
• 
"Agents are in a state of despair.  They are being turned into nursemaids, chaperones and bus drivers."
• 
"It's schizophrenic.  What the Obama administration has done is to create sanctuaries for illegal aliens and to publicize them.  That is fine for a social welfare agency, but not for a law enforcement agency.  No law enforcement agency would ever want to broadcast where lawbreakers can go to be shielded from the consequences of their actions."
• 
The CBP website also provides a toll-free number and email address to allow illegal immigrants to report possible violations of the "sensitive locations" policy.
      Satanic Temple seeks to open 'After School Satan' clubs in elementary schools  (Fox 08/02/2016)
• 
The Satanic Temple, despite its name, does not worship Beelzebub.
• 
The group claims it does not believe in any religion and uses Lucifer more as a mythical symbol.
      People carried out on stretchers after waiting in heat for tardy Clinton  (Fox 08/01/2016)
      'Campus Carry' goes into effect as Texas remembers UT Tower shootings 50 years later  (Fox 08/01/2016)
• 
Opponents of the law fear it will chill free speech on campus and lead to more campus suicide.
• 
The former dean of the University of Texas School of Architecture left for a position at the University of Pennsylvania because of his opposition to allowing guns on campus.
      FBI: Woman robbed Wyoming bank to return to prison  (Fox 07/29/2016)
• 
She said she couldn't get a room at a homeless shelter and decided to rob the bank Wednesday because she could no longer stay on the streets.
• 
... Thompson entered a US Bank branch in Cheyenne and handed a teller a cardboard note that said, "I have a gun.  Give me all your money."
• 
The teller turned over thousands of dollars.
• 
Outside, Thompson threw money into the air and even offered some to people passing by.
• 
"Lt.  Busek asked Thompson what was going on, and Thompson replied, 'I just robbed the bank, I want to go back to prison,'"
• 
Thompson told investigators then that she didn't want to be released and advised the Oregon state parole office that she would not do well on parole.
      Battle of the generals: Flynn blasts Allen for Clinton endorsement  (Fox 07/29/2016)
• 
In Philadelphia, Allen, who previously led forces in Afghanistan, vouched for Clinton as the leader the country needs.
• 
"We trust in her judgment.  We believe in her vision for a united America, we believe in her vision of an America as a just and strong leader against the forces of hatred, the forces of chaos, and darkness," he said.  "I tell you without hesitation or reservation that Hillary Clinton will be exactly, exactly the kind of commander-in-chief America needs."
      Moment of silence for fallen cops marred by jeering at DNC convention  (Fox 07/29/2016)
• 
A hard-won moment of silence for fallen police officers Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention was marred by chants from the crowd of "black lives matter!" in an ugly moment that angered law enforcement representatives and underscored the anti-cop climate that has gripped the nation.
• 
The Philadelphia chapter of Fraternal Order of Police had earlier blasted the DNC for hosting onstage the mothers of black men killed in racially charged incidents, including Michael Brown, who was killed in 2014 in a confrontation with a Ferguson, Mo., police officer who was later cleared by a Department of Justice investigation, and Trayvon Martin, the unarmed teen who was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer.
      Alan Dershowitz: The New York Times makes a shocking mistake  (Fox 07/28/2016)
• 
As president of Black Lawyers for Justice, Shabazz, has called for genocide against the Jews of Israel: "Kill every goddamn Zionist in Israel!  Goddam little babies, goddam old ladies?  Blow up Zionist supermarkets."
• 
And, he has not limited his hateful vitriol to Zionists.  He had blamed Jews for blowing up the World Trade Center: "They got their people out."
• 
He has accused the Jews of "[k]illing Christ," and said that "God condemns you."
• 
He has said that "Jews" set up the death of Martin Luther King.
• 
He blames "[t]he Jewish rabbis" and "the Talmud" for "the African holocaust."
• 
He has said that "the European Jews have America under control, lock stock and barrel, the media, foreign policy."
• 
This bigoted inciter of genocide is a member of the bar of the District of Columbia...
• 
While these incitements may be protected by the First Amendment, they may also demonstrate unfitness to practice law...
      Dems to pass gas during DNC "Fart-In"  (Fox 07/28/2016)
• 
Hundreds of Bernie Sanders supporters are expected to stage a Fart-In Thursday at the Democratic National Convention meeting in Philadelphia.
• 
An assortment of Socialists, beatniks, and leftwing rabble-rousers plan to consume massive quantities of pork and beans in preparation for the pungent protest.
• 
We have yet to ascertain why the liberals are passing gas — but the mass flatulence is expected to happen just moments before Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech.
• 
They plan to feast on a variety of selections – including navy, pinto, baked and lima (which emits a rather noxious fume).
• 
"It shows the level of absolute disgust that we're at – we think we're going to remember 2016 as the year we begin to bury the two corporate political parties."
• 
The plan is for activists to scarf down as many beans as possible and then wait for nature to run its course.  As the songwriter once wrote, "Beans, beans, the magical fruit..."
• 
At the appointed hour, the protesters will corporately pass gas – both inside and outside the Wells Fargo Arena.  And that has drawn a word of warning from meteorologists.
• 
Thunderstorms are in the forecast and some weather guessers fear the static discharge from a lightning strike could cause the protestors to spontaneously combust.
• 
Also, scientists have grave concerns that the sheer number of gassy liberals could blow a hole in the ozone...
• 
To those of you down wind of the blast zone — God speed.
      Obama passes baton to Clinton, stirs up '3rd term' charges  (Fox 07/28/2016)
• 
... Obama declared, "There has never been a man or a woman – not me, not Bill, nobody – more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as president of the United States of America."
• 
"America is already great.  America is already strong," Obama said.
      Bloomberg says Trump a 'dangerous demagogue,' endorses Clinton at DNC  (Fox 07/27/2016)
• 
"Trump says he wants to run the nation like he's run his business.  God help us!" Bloomberg said, calling him a "dangerous demagogue" and claiming it's "imperative" to elect Clinton.
• 
... Trump's hardline approach to immigration alienated Bloomberg, who often makes the case that an open immigration policy is needed to keep the nation's economy growing.
• 
He deemed Trump's economic plan "a con" and "a disaster in the making."
      VA spent $20M on art as ailing veterans languished, report finds  (Fox 07/27/2016)
      Black DNC protest tells crowd: "White people to the back"  (Fox 07/27/2016)
• 
"I need all white people to move to the back – make space because this is a Black Resistance March."
• 
"I need all white people to move to the back and make room for the black and brown brothers and sisters."
• 
"Make room for black media.  White media get to the back.  Black media come to the front."
• 
We apparently live in a nation where one's place in a protest march is determined by the color of their skin and not the content of their character.
• 
Anti-American protesters threw Old Glory on the ground.  They stomped on the flag and then set it ablaze.
• 
I can't even begin to imagine the anti-American hatred they harbor in their hearts.
• 
I can't begin to comprehend their contempt for those who fought and died for the stars and stripes.
• 
How incredibly sad it was to witness such hatred and racism on full display in the City of Brotherly Love.
      Lawsuit: Macy's worker fired over Catholic faith  (Fox 07/25/2016)
• 
... after more than 26 years on the job, Mr.  Chavez was fired – allegedly over an incident involving a man who identifies as a woman using the ladies room.
• 
Mr.  Chavez responded to a call about a distraught female customer and her daughter.  They were afraid to enter the ladies room because a transgender person was using the facilities.
• 
A security guard under his command told the transgender individual to leave – but the person refused.
• 
"He later exited the bathroom holding hands with his female companion and he declared that he ‘was a female,' which was not true."
• 
The transgender customer complained to store management and raised quite a ruckus.
• 
At some point an assistant store manager informed Chavez that men who identify as women are allowed to use the ladies room.
• 
"I advised her that this was against my religion and contrary to the Bible.  I also mentioned that I would not like my young daughters to be in the bathroom with a male inside."
• 
He asked HR for a copy of the new policy concerning restroom usage.
• 
But instead of providing the policy, he was suspended and later terminated.
• 
      Congressman who once feared Guam could capsize compares Jewish settlers to 'termites'  (Fox 07/25/2016)
      Donald Trump impersonator making $40,000 a month  (Fox 07/25/2016)
      Police hunt suspects after Texas sheriff's deputy shot, killed in his home  (Fox 07/25/2016)
      Coast Guard seeks serial hoaxer whose calls for help cost $500,000  (Fox 07/25/2016)
• 
"I'm sinking, I'm sinking, I repeat, I'm sinking I'm sinking," the prankster said in one of the calls...
      2 dead, 17 hurt in shooting at teen party in Florida nightclub  (Fox 07/25/2016)
• 
Two people were killed and as many as 17 - one just 12 years old - wounded when gunfire erupted at a teen swimsuit party...
• 
The incident appears to have been gang-related...
• 
"We tried to give the teens WHAT WE THOUGHT WAS A SAFE PLACE TO HAVE A GOOD TIME.  Ages 12-17..."
      Pop diva Ariana Grande lost White House gig over doughnut-licking incident  (Fox 07/24/2016)
• 
Grande was seen in the video licking a tray of large doughnuts after they are brought out and then saying, "I hate Americans.  I hate America.  That's disgusting."
      Cincinnati police officer rips white cops in Facebook post  (Fox 07/22/2016)
• 
A black Cincinnati police officer is under investigation over a Facebook post that mentioned that white officers "are looking for a reason to kill a black man."
      NBA moving 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte over NC transgender law  (Fox 07/21/2016)
• 
"The League has decided that advancing a political agenda that embraces allowing grown men into the bathrooms and showers of young girls is more important than protecting the privacy and safety of their fans."
• 
See related Women and Children First! (Glenn McCoy, 04/25/2016) cartoon from USA picture album
      NYC standoff ends after suspect allegedly tosses fake bomb into police car  (Fox 07/21/2016)
      Transgender teen sues Wisconsin school district over restroom use, alleged discrimination  (Fox 07/21/2016)
      Mystery surrounds sources of many Bill Clinton speaking fees  (Fox 07/20/2016)
• 
... to listen to President Bill Clinton speak on the power of giving.
• 
While Clinton's speech helped raise a substantial sum for the prominent cricket charity, his staggering $290,000 speaking fee was not covered by the group.
      Kennedy: The good, the bad and the smelly — My adventures with Cleveland's protesters  (Fox 07/20/2016)
• 
As the Bible Believers (or Believing Biblers, I didn't get their card), salvation banners and bullhorn in hand, made their way to the makeshift stage, the Black Lives-ers started calling them racist and suggested the eager Christians do very untoward (and unrepeatable) things to themselves.
• 
The Bible folk shouted back and asked if black lives in the womb matter, to which the other half of the crowd yelled more uncomfortable suggestions for things one might do only in the safe confines of a trusting marriage, and certainly not to oneself in a public square.
• 
The anarchists ... clump together in black-clad bands; they usually have black bandanas and poor dental hygiene (swollen gums, cracked teeth, putrid breath – why is that??); and they love drama and group rabble-rousery.
• 
Because they have no drive, discernible talent or even a common political aim, other than not bathing and standing around pretending to be important to eye-rolling cops who would probably choose to do anything over slapping zip-tie cuffs on lazy, unwashed hysterics whose collective smell singes unsuspecting nostril hairs.
• 
The Westboro Baptists finally showed up.  No one likes them.  Not Black Lives Matter-ers, stinky anarchists, outdated communists, Bible Believers, cops, Christians, rationalists, military sympathizers ... No one.
• 
They stood on stage and chanted "God Hates Fags," which in this day and age — with all the instability, terrorism, strained race relations, so-so economy and political absurdity — is the dumbest, most asinine thing you can possibly chant in a life-and-death climate that's ripping apart with every passing tragedy.
• 
I celebrate political protest, it is necessary and protected for a reason, but make it good people!
• 
I didn't see any arrests, there were no shots fired, no mob clashes ... just a bunch of falsely modest idiots who all need to take a breath and a shower.
      'Hate Cops?' billboard causes uproar in Indiana  (Fox 07/20/2016)
• 
It read "Hate cops?  The next time you need help call a crackhead."
• 
She said she was offended by the message, which she alleged was "vulgar, discriminatory to many different classes of people in our city."
• 
"I was very ashamed that something so dividing was present in Muncie."
      Chaotic protests hold up lawmakers outside GOP convention complex  (Fox 07/19/2016)
• 
... a communist-leaning organization carrying a sign that read, "America Was Never Great."
      Driver playing Pokemon GO smashes into Baltimore patrol car  (Fox 07/20/2016)
• 
When police asked if he was OK, the driver ... said: "That's what I get for playing this dumb** game."
      Pair convicted in sexual assault recorded on Snapchat  (Fox 07/20/2016)
      Police close Ohio restaurant after cop finds glass shards in sandwich  (07/19/2016)
• 
... a worker allegedly served an on-duty cop a sandwich containing pieces of broken glass.
• 
... the officer heard "a crunching sound" as he bit into it, then opened the sandwich up and saw the shards.
• 
He started bleeding from the mouth and had to be hospitalized. 
      Military base issues 'Pokemon Go' warning  (Fox 07/19/2016)
• 
... is fueling public safety fears over distracted pedestrians and dangerous trespassing.
• 
"DO NOT chase Pokemon into controlled or restricted areas, office buildings, or homes on base."
• 
"It's a good idea to look up, away from your phone and both ways before crossing streets."
      Pentagon manual details rules for transgender military personnel  (Fox 07/19/2016)
• 
... first having to approve government-funded medical treatment for the sex change...
      Killer of Baton Rouge law enforcement officers a man of mixed messages  (Fox 07/19/2016)
• 
... he said he belonged to the Washitaw de Dugdahmoundyah, also known as the Washitaw Nation, a black anti-government group whose members believe they are indigenous to the United States and beyond the federal government's reach.
• 
"I AM restored to my own aboriginal-indigenous appellation ... without colorable law (legal) contract from GAVIN EUGENE LONG to Cosmo Ausar Setepenra in accord with the laws, customs, religious practices, traditions, distinct identities, characteristics and divine principles and language(s) of my Ancestors ..."
• 
"You see, that's what separates me from the 7 billion.  And that's why I'm so powerful because I stand on my rights."
• 
"Oh, and this is very important, I just wanted to let you all know — because if anything happens with me.  I just wanted to let you all know: don't affiliate me with nothing.  yeah, I was also a Nation of Islam member, I'm not affiliated with it.  They try to put you with ISIS or some other terrorist group.  I'm affiliated with the spirit of Justice, nothing else."
• 
In the months leading up his fatal encounter with police, Long had used videos to promote his three-volume book series "The Cosmo Way," self-published last year under the name Cosmo Setepenra.
• 
He called himself a "Freedom Strategist, Mental Game Coach, Nutritionist, Author and Spiritual Advisor" who wrote books he described as lessons about nutrition, self-awareness and empowerment.
• 
"My advice is to question everything and everyone.  Your parents, what they taught you growing up, your schooling, your society, your history, your beliefs, and everything you've been taught regarding what and who you really are."
      Several protesters disrupt first night of GOP convention speeches  (Fox 07/18/2016)
• 
... put up a sign that read "Refugees Welcome," which brought on loud cheers of "USA, USA, USA."
      Suspect charged in shooting deaths of patient, employee at Florida hospital  (Fox 07/17/2016)
      14 people shot outside party in Southern California  (Fox 07/16/2016)
      Pennsylvania burglary suspect admits using stolen brain to get high  (Fox 07/16/2016)
      'God's Not Dead 2' ad rejected at Cleveland convention for being ‘way too incendiary'  (Fox 07/15/2016)
• 
"I'd rather stand with God and be judged by the world than stand with the world and be judged by God."
• 
That doesn't sound all that controversial, does it?
• 
... rejected the billboard advertisement because of the "judged by God" message...
• 
They said the message was "too political" and "way too incendiary."
• 
... I'm rather astonished that anyone could believe the concept of God judging someone is "way too incendiary."
• 
So there you have it, folks.  God is not dead – but tolerance and diversity are on life support.
      'Transgender woman' arrested for voyeurism in Target changing room  (JWR 07/14/2017)
      State Department sent taxpayer money to group that attempted to oust Israel's Netanyahu  (Fox 07/13/2016)
• 
The U.S.  State Department sent nearly $350,000 to an advocacy group that worked to oust Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
• 
... launched a political campaign in Israel with a goal to elect "anyone but Bibi," a nickname for Netanyahu.
      Suspect accused of firing at Indiana officer's car and home, screaming he hates police  (Fox 07/12/2016)
• 
... was screaming he hated police, and he was wearing a shirt that said "F — - the police" on the front and "Black Lives Matter" on the back.
      Officials concerned about 'virtual' war on cops  (Fox 07/12/2016)
• 
"All lives can't matter until black lives matter.  Kill all white cops."
• 
"I have no remorse for the Dallas Police Officers shot downtown, it's about time..  at the protest etc."
• 
"Baton Rouge purge starts July 9th 12am ends 5am July 10th...Rule 1 must kill every police!!!"
• 
"If someone threatens to kill the president, that person would be arrested and prosecuted."
• 
"How is it any different when someone threatens to kill white cops?"
      Yale dishwasher canned after breaking 'racist' stained-glass window  (Fox 07/12/2016)
• 
... he was angered by the "racist, very degrading" image.
• 
"I took a broomstick, and it was kind of high, and I climbed up and reached up and broke it."
• 
"It's 2016, I shouldn't have to come to work and see things like that."
• 
"I just said, ‘That thing's coming down today.  I'm tired of it.' I put myself in a position to do it, and did it."
• 
"It could be termed as civil disobedience."
      Former CIA director Petraeus hid papers in attic insulation  (Fox 07/07/2016)
• 
"In that case, you had vast quantities of highly classified information ... not only shared with someone without authority to have it, but we found it in a search warrant hidden under the insulation in his attic and then he lied to us about it during the investigation."
      Minnesota police pelted with rocks, rebar; 102 arrested after protests turn violent  (Fox 07/10/2016)
• 
More than 100 people were arrested and 21 police officers injured in Minnesota Saturday night when protests over recent police killings of black men morphed into rioting.
• 
... 102 arrests after protesters pelted police officers with rocks, rebar and incendiary devices, including Molotov cocktails.
• 
The injuries to officers were "significant, but none were life-threatening."
• 
In Minnesota, police used smoke bombs to clear demonstrators blocking Interstate 94.
• 
About 200 protesters refused to leave the roadway just after midnight as police in riot gear began to move in on the crowd.
• 
"We hope for the best and prepare for the worst and, unfortunately, last night the worst occurred."
• 
"It's the first time in my 28 years as a police officer that I have observed this level of violence toward our public servants."
      Off-duty St.  Louis County officer kills man breaking into home  (Fox 07/10/2016)
• 
... off-duty officer, who was not identified, shot and killed 20-year-old Tyler Gebhard after he threw a 50-pound concrete planter through a window to enter the Lakeshire home.
• 
... Gebhard was known to the family and had recently made online threats toward it and "uninvolved members of the community."
• 
... Gebhard and the officer had been arguing on Facebook about Black Lives Matter.
• 
"As far as a person (he) was the nicest kid you could ever meet.  He was just a normal 20-year-old."
• 
the officer was home Saturday evening with his wife, mother-in-law, a toddler and an infant when Gebhard rang the doorbell.
• 
... Gebhard went to the rear of the house and threw the concrete planter through a window to enter the home.
• 
Family members in the bedroom said they heard the officer tell the intruder to "get down, get down, get down," and then heard several shots fired.
      Veterans say wading in WWII memorial's Rainbow Pool 'disrespectful'  (Fox 07/10/2016)
• 
Beyond the issue of whether the wading is disrespectful, such activity is against National Park Service rules that are posted at several locations around the memorial — which honors the 16 million who served in the U.S.  armed forces and the more than 400,000 who died in World War II.
• 
"Honor Your Veterans.  No wading.  Coins damage fountain."
• 
... "there's a limit to what can be tolerated at a national memorial."
      Dallas shooter scrawled letters in blood at parking garage  (Fox 07/10/2016)
• 
The shooter who killed five Dallas police officers taunted authorities during two hours of negotiations, laughing at them, singing and at one point asking how many officers he had shot.
• 
Micah Johnson, a black Army veteran, insisted on speaking with a black negotiator and wrote in blood on the wall of a parking garage where police cornered and later killed him.
• 
Johnson, who was apparently wounded in a shootout with police, wrote the letters "RB" and other markings.
      At least 5 police officers injured during protests in Minnesota  (Fox 07/10/2016)
• 
... arrested as many as 100 people after a protest over police shootings turned violent, with at least five officers injured.
• 
Police used smoke bombs to clear demonstrators blocking Interstate 94.
• 
Police said officers were hurt after some protesters hurled rocks, firecrackers and at least one Molotov cocktail at them.
• 
... protesters also threw bricks, glass bottles and construction rebar at the officers.
• 
About 200 protesters refused to leave the interstate just after midnight as police in riot gear began to move in on the crowd.
      Officer who shot Minnesota man reacted to gun, not race, lawyer says  (Fox 07/10/2016)
      Dallas police murders spark social media frenzy  (Fox 07/08/2016)
• 
Less than 24 hours after the shooting, Gov.  Mark Dayton declared that police likely wouldn't have fired if Castile had been white.
• 
The killing of five Dallas police officers and wounding of seven more late Thursday brought out the worst of people on the crackpot corners of the Internet.
• 
"To many blacks you are a hero.  Sad for those officers but it's been sad for the black community in years."
• 
"Micah Xavier Johnson acted in righteous anger.  He was tired and sick of it all.  I don't condone his actions, but I understand them."
      House moves to block Boeing-Iran deal  (Fox 07/08/2016)
• 
... opposed the measure saying it was part of a Republican plan to make the nuclear agreement, and the Obama administration, look bad.
      Chelsea Manning reportedly hospitalized after apparent suicide attempt in prison  (Fox 07/06/2016)
• 
"...  The simple reality is that we are who we say we are."
      President Obama's July 6th greeting to Muslims for Eid al Fitr  (INN 07/07/2017)
• 
... this President uses this opportunity not to bring diverse people together but to further divide them; perhaps, even to drive a stake through the heart of reality.
• 
Obama literally talks only about Muslims who have recently been slaughtered; he does not mention, even in passing, the fact that infidels have also been slaughtered and that the slaughterers have all been Muslim Jihadists.
• 
He fails to note that Muslim-on-Muslim violence is embedded in the history and character of Islam ... and that Western "Caucasians" did not cause this and probably cannot cure it.
• 
... Obama harps on "a rise in attacks against Muslim Americans." Say what?
• 
The President insists that "Muslim Americans have been part of our American family since its founding."
• 
... why does he fail to mention that non-Muslims, infidels i.e.  Christians, Jews, (Jews in Israel too), Hindus (in India) secularists, gays, (everywhere) were also innocent and slaughtered by Islamist Jihadists?
• 
"Muslims Americans are as diverse as our nation itself...Eid celebrations around the country remind us of our proud history as a nation built by people of all backgrounds; our history of religious freedom and civil liberties, and our history of innovation and strength.  These legacies would not be possible without the contributions of Muslim Americans that make our country even stronger."
• 
... reality demands that we note how intolerant Muslim leaders, Muslim mobs, and Muslim history have been to those of other religions.
      Comey testifies Clinton email claims ‘not true’ at heated Hill hearing  (Fox 07/07/2016)
• 
FBI Director James Comey testified Thursday that Hillary Clinton's claims — some made under oath — about her use of a private email server were "not true."
• 
He also said, "We have no basis to conclude that [Clinton] lied to the FBI."
• 
Comey indeed said there is a question over whether Clinton was "sophisticated enough" to know at the time what a particular classified marking signified. 
      Iowa: 'Some' churches must comply with transgender bathroom laws  (Fox 07/05/2016)
• 
"The state claims it has the power to regulate what the church even teaches – what they are allowed to say from the pulpit – in addition to how they operate regarding matters of gender and sexuality."
• 
"If the church has a doctrine or theology that is at odds with the state and they speak out about that – they can have the full weight of the law brought down against them."
      Republican delegate revolt grows in effort to sidetrack Trump nomination  (Fox 07/04/2016)
• 
"If we were in a position where we didn't have a divisive or a controversial candidate going into Cleveland we probably would have been ok."
• 
... a lawsuit filed in federal district court in Richmond on Friday, June 24 seeks to declare Virginia's delegate binding law unconstitutional.
• 
... asks that Virginia's law ultimately be stricken down as a violation of First Amendment rights to free speech and association.
• 
"...in effect will tell everyone in the nation that these types of binding laws are unconstitutional."
• 
"GOP Delegates: follow your conscience."
• 
"If Donald Trump does become the nominee and loses to Hillary Clinton, and (yet) we're able to accomplish what we're able to accomplish, by freeing the delegates and allowing them to vote their conscience, that's something we can be proud of."
      Oregon triple murder suspect had been deported six times  (Fox 07/02/2016)
      'Defies reality': Kerry takes heat for claiming airport attack a sign of ISIS desperation  (Fox 06/29/2016)
• 
"Now, yes, you can bomb an airport, you can blow yourself up.  That's the tragedy.  Daesh and others like it know that we have to get it right 24/7/365.  They have to get it right for ten minutes or one hour.  So it's a very different scale."
• 
"And if you're desperate and if you know you're losing, and you know you want to give up your life, then obviously you can do some harm."
• 
"I think the airstrikes have ramped up external operations ... This is an unprecedented pace of terror in modern times.  And so to say they're on the run ... absolutely defies reality."
• 
"The group's foreign branches and global networks can help preserve its capacity for terrorism regardless of events in Iraq and Syria."
• 
"In fact, as the pressure mounts on ISIL, we judge that it will intensify its global terror campaign to maintain its dominance of the global terrorism agenda."
      ‘Mein Kampf’ profits to aid Holocaust survivors  (INN 06/30/2017)
      House Benghazi report slams administration response to attacks  (Fox 06/28/2016)
• 
"...  some of the very individuals the United States had helped remove from power during the Libyan revolution were the only Libyans that came to the assistance of the United States on the night of the Benghazi attacks."
• 
... described the D.C.  attitude as "near fecklessness."
• 
"They were more concerned about how they're going to offend the Libyan government than how this rescue is going to take place."
• 
"What sparked the recent violence was the airing on the Internet of a very hateful, very offensive video that has offended many people around the world."
• 
"Far from honoring the four brave Americans who died, the Benghazi Committee has been a partisan sham since its start."
• 
"We have made great progress towards making our posts safer since 2012."
      Brexit vote: People, we've just watched the mainstream media lose its head  (Fox 06/28/2016)
• 
The news media just love democracy – as long as those ignorant voters do what they're told.
• 
The United Kingdom voted to ditch the European Union in the biggest English divorce since Charles and Diana.
• 
The media on this side of the pond did everything it could from outright errors to bias to make the Brexit result look bad and highlight voter regret or "Regrexit" as it is now called.
• 
Leave supporters were either racist, "xenophobic" or just old people who needed to get out of the way for their globalist betters.
• 
... hid a key fact from its viewers – that Obama had threatened UK voters to stay in or they would "be in the back of the queue" for trade deals.
• 
"A lot of the Leave movements are led by the hard-right, very, very xenophobic, anti-immigrant, very populist, nationalist, white identity politics."
• 
When journalists weren't saying Leave voters were racist, they mocked them for being old.
• 
Santelli summed up Brexit nicely: "It's tea time in London!"
• 
Meanwhile most journalists in this country were caught hanging out at Starbuck's instead.
      Texas mother who killed daughters called family meeting to start rampage, police say  (Fox 06/28/2016)
      LGBT Crowd Eyes Preschool Children  (Fox 06/27/2016)
• 
A new web series called "Queer Kids Stuff" aimed at preschoolers (yes, you read that right) is now attempting to teach those barely out of diapers what the phrases "gay," "bisexual," and "transgender" mean.
• 
In the opening minutes of the first show, the host tells a teddy bear, as well as innocent viewers, that "gay means love."
• 
"It is easily conceivable that videos such as these will be sanctioned eventually by local school boards and implemented in preschool and prekindergarten classes."
• 
"Activists are trying to force these topics on younger and younger children because that is the only way their movement wins."
• 
"Rational adults don't buy into the so-called 'Queer Theory' or transgenderism.  Unfortunately, children are a soft target for homosexual activists as they are malleable and still learning about the world."
• 
The show is "intended to be a conversation starter between adults and kids about queer issues."
• 
Parents must be the protective figures who make sure what is presented to innocent, growing minds is what they decide is fit.
• 
"We're super excited about this project and can't wait to see what's ahead.  Check out the first episode, "What Does Gay Mean?..."
• 
"There was once a time when it was unthinkable to even mention the topic of homosexuality in a school setting.  Now, there are homosexual, bisexual [and] transgender lesson plans for kids as young as kindergarten."
• 
"Kids don't naturally buy into this stuff.  They have to be brainwashed."
• 
"We've seen this with the acceptance of homosexuality and homosexual marriage.  Homosexuality is supported by a majority of adults aged 18-29, not because young adults just naturally support it — but because they are the group that first began to be bombarded by this propaganda in the early 1990s."
      Microaggression madness: Footwear flattery and Santa cause coed kerfuffle  (Fox 06/27/2016)
• 
University officials recently released online guidelines to employees on issues ranging from gender-neutral dress codes to casual conversations about ladies shoes...
• 
... only having "male" and "female" as gender options on forms is considered to be a micro-aggression because it implies "you must fit in the gender binary and select among these predefined categories."
• 
... not letting a man wear a sun dress and spanx could be a "violation of anti-discrimination policies."
• 
And heaven help the poor soul who incorrectly identifies a transgender person's gender.
• 
Oh yeah – you're also advised against using words like husband and boyfriend.
• 
Celebrating Christmas or taking a Christmas vacation are also considered to be no-no's.
• 
... to deck the halls "further centers the Christian faith and minimizes non-Christian spiritual rituals and observances."
      Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion law  (Fox 06/27/2016)
• 
President Obama said in a statement that he was "pleased" with the outcome.
• 
"As the brief filed by the Solicitor General makes clear and as the Court affirmed today, these restrictions harm women's health and place an unconstitutional obstacle in the path of a woman's reproductive freedom."
• 
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, in a series of Tweets, hailed the decision as "a victory for women" — but said there's more work to be done.
• 
"This fight isn't over: The next president has to protect women's health.  Women won't be 'punished' for exercising their basic rights.  -H."
      Boy playing with gun shoots and kills 4-year-old brother  (Fox 06/27/2016)
      Lawsuit seeks to unbind RNC delegates from backing Trump  (Fox 06/25/2016)
• 
"Correll believes that Donald Trump is unfit to serve as President of the United States and that voting for Donald Trump would therefore violate Correll's conscience.  Accordingly, Correll will not vote for Donald Trump on the first ballot, or any other ballot, at the national convention."
• 
Trump has called attempts to siphon his delegates "totally illegal" and a slap in the face for people who voted for him.
• 
At issue in the Virginia delegate's case is a state law that says delegates are bound to vote on the first ballot for the candidate receiving the most votes in the primary "unless that candidate releases those delegates and alternates from such vote."
• 
Correll claims the law violates his First Amendment rights.  He's seeking an injunction to exempt him from criminal penalties under Virginia law or possible retaliatory litigation by Trump for backing another candidate on the first ballot.
      Texas mother fatally shoots 2 daughters; police kill her  (Fox 06/25/2016)
      With Clinton at helm, State Dept.  got 'prestigious' award for record-keeping  (Fox 06/24/2016)
• 
"It is ironic, to say the least, that the National Archives and Records Administration presented awards to the State Department for their record-keeping practices while Secretary Clinton was violating the law by using a private email server."
      Dem who opposed welfare fraud measure indicted – for food stamp fraud  (Fox 06/24/2016)
• 
According to the indictment unsealed earlier this week, state Rep.  Cecilia Velasquez was charged with three felony counts: unlawful use of food stamps, fraudulent schemes and practices, and theft.
• 
This past February, Velasquez had voted against a bill aimed at giving the same state agency stronger anti-fraud tools – a program that could have quickly detected her alleged fraudulent activity.
• 
"It is appalling that an elected official representing the people of Arizona would steal from the poor, while consistently saying she is trying to help the poor."
• 
"There is so much low-hanging fruit to catch in this country when it comes to welfare fraud, and sadly, every day that goes by without reform allows for abuse and steals resources from the truly needy."
      Trump cites immigration anger as driving factor in 'Brexit' vote – and beyond  (Fox 06/24/2016)
• 
For her part, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton suggested the vote should strengthen her appeal in the U.S.
• 
"This time of uncertainty only underscores the need for calm, steady, experienced leadership in the White House to protect Americans' pocketbooks and livelihoods, to support our friends and allies, to stand up to our adversaries, and to defend our interests."
• 
"It also underscores the need for us to pull together to solve our challenges as a country, not tear each other down."
      More than 30 people burned in motivational speaker Tony Robbins' hot-coals walk  (Fox 06/24/2016)
• 
More than 30 people who attended an event with motivational speaker Tony Robbins have been treated for burns after Robbins encouraged them to walk on hot coals as a way of conquering their fears.
• 
The hot coals were spread outside the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center as part of a four-day Robbins seminar called "Unleash the Power Within."
• 
It's a regular part of some of Robbins' seminars; more than 20 people were treated for foot burns after an event in 2012 in San Jose, California.
• 
... obbins conducts a variety of seminars — which can range from about $1,000 to up to $3,000 — and "Unleash the Power Within" is described on his website as "designed to help you unlock and unleash the forces inside that can help you break through any limit," ...
      Supreme Court blocks Obama immigration plan  (Fox 06/23/2016)
• 
Obama ... said the decision "takes us further from the country that we aspire to be."
      Actress bashes Jews as 'Christ-killers'  (INN 06/23/2017)
• 
"Why I Sympathize with Hitler" ... "He lost the war AND was painted out to be a monster after his death.  This is what breaks my heart."
• 
"You know what will help Asians earn respect?  An Asian version of Adolf Hitler... I want that person to be me; I want to save the world from this Zionist disease!"
      Woman banned from national parks during 2-year probation for defacing rock formations  (Fox 06/23/2016)
      Immigration boss who barred feds from terror suspect up for award, but agency won't say why  (Fox 06/22/2016)
• 
... he allegedly blocked five armed Department of Homeland Security agents from the man authorities say supplied the firepower in the deadly attack a day earlier.
• 
Although an Inspector General's report found she acted improperly, and then lied to investigators, ... she has been nominated for the Secretary's Award for Valor.
• 
"To give Irene Martin an award for valor is insulting to all the prior awardees – the agents and officers who truly displayed valor and risked their lives to save someone else."
• 
Department of Homeland Security officials declined to say what Martin did to merit consideration for the award, which is described as "the highest departmental recognition for extraordinary acts of valor by an employee or group, occurring while on or off duty" and is reserved for "those who have demonstrated extraordinary courage in a highly dangerous, life-threatening situation or emergency under extreme stress and involving a specific act of valor, such as saving another person's life or property."
• 
Past valor award recipients include government employees who have saved people from burning cars, sinking ships and weapon-wielding assailants.
      Federal report blasts ICE for failure to deport illegal immigrant who murdered Conn.  woman  (Fox 06/22/2016)
• 
An illegal immigrant who stabbed a Connecticut woman to death after doing time for attempted murder might not have been in the U.S.  soil if the federal agency responsible for deporting him had done a better job.
• 
In Jacques' case, Haiti denied his entry three times when ICE tried to deport him, claiming there was no proof he was a Haitian citizen.  Haiti refused to allow U.S.  officials to obtain his birth certificate, and a 2001 U.S.  Supreme Court decision limits how long immigration officials can detain people without deporting them.  Jacques, who was held for a total of 205 days, was released. 
• 
Jacques originally sneaked into the U.S.  in 1992.  Four years later, he was involved in a shooting that left one dead and another injured.  Convicted in 1997 of attempted murder and possession of a firearm without a permit, he was sentenced to 20 years, but was released after 15.  He was locked up again after violating parole while ICE was attempting to have him deported.
• 
"This report confirms what we have long suspected: ICE could and should have done more to remove Jean Jacques from this country before he had the chance to brutally murder Casey Chadwick."
• 
"We can use our leverage to influence the Haiti government through the State Department, and impose sanctions if they do not cooperate."
• 
"That has worked in the past but is a tool that hasn't been used since 2005."
      Latest launch shows North Korea's missile program could be advancing  (Fox 06/22/2016)
• 
The Pentagon on Tuesday had asked North Korea to put a stop to its tests.  "We of course would have concerns if the North Koreans were to conduct another missile test.  It would be another violation of U.N.  resolutions.  It would be another provocative action."
      Newly released police reports detail Michael Jackson's pornography collection  (Fox 06/21/2016)
• 
... seized items, which include dozens of videos, photos and personal notes, "paint a dark and frightening picture of Jackson."
• 
"The documents exposed Jackson as a manipulative, drug- and sex-crazed predator who used blood, gore, sexually explicit images of animal sacrifice and perverse adult sex acts to bend children to his will."
• 
"He also had disgusting and downright shocking images of child torture, adult and child nudity, female bondage and sadomasochism."
• 
Jackson was charged with seven counts of child molestation and two counts of giving an intoxicant to a minor, but was acquitted in June 2005.
• 
See related Going Cold Turkey... (Mike Luckovich, 06/16/2005) cartoon from Adult picture album
      Pittsburgh anchorwoman sues TV station, saying she was fired because she's white  (Fox 06/21/2016)
• 
"Had Ms.  Bell written the same comments about white criminal suspects or had her race not have been white, Defendant would not have fired her, much less disciplined her."
• 
"Ms.  Bell's posting of concern for the African-American community stung by mass shooting was clearly and obviously not intended to be racially offensive."
• 
"You needn't be a criminal profiler to draw a mental sketch of the killers who broke so many hearts.  They are young black men, likely in their teens or in their early 20s.  They have multiple siblings from multiple fathers and their mothers work multiple jobs.  These boys have been in the system before.  They've grown up there.  They know the police.  They've been arrested."
• 
After a social media backlash, Bell apologized, saying her words "were insensitive and could be viewed as racist.
• 
The station also apologized, saying Bell's remarks showed "an egregious lack of judgment."
      DOJ to scrub Islam references from transcripts of Orlando terrorist's calls to police  (Fox 06/20/2016)
• 
The Department of Justice is scrubbing references of radical Islamic beliefs from the transcripts of calls Orlando terrorist Omar Mateen made to police during his massacre.
• 
... the transcripts will not include Mateen's oath of loyalty to ISIS or any other religious justification for the attack.
• 
"What we're not going to do is further proclaim this man's pledges of allegiance to terrorist groups, and further his propaganda," Lynch told NBC.  "We are not going to hear him make his assertions of allegiance [to the Islamic State]."
      Illegal immigrant charged with murder in California fire had prior arrests, was never deported  (Fox 06/19/2016)
• 
The fire on Monday killed five homeless people. 
• 
Sanchez was in some kind of fight with the others and lit the fire with the intent to kill.
      Warren blasts Trump on several topics in New Hampshire speech  (Fox 06/19/2016)
• 
"Every day we learn more about him, and every day it becomes clearer that he is just a small, insecure moneygrubber who doesn't care about anyone or anything that doesn't have the Trump name splashed all over it."
• 
"Whether you supported her in the primary or not, we can all say Hillary Clinton is a fighter."
• 
"We can whine about Donald Trump.  We can whimper about Donald Trump.  Or we can fight back.  Me?  I'm fighting back.  Hillary Clinton is fighting back."
      Florida prosecutor suspended for Facebook post following Orlando shooting  (Fox 06/18/2016)
• 
The Florida State Attorney's Office announced Friday that an assistant state attorney was suspended for violating the office's social media policy.
• 
"Downtown Orlando has no bottom.  The entire city should be leveled.  It is void of a single redeeming quality.  It is a melting pot of 3rd world miscreants and ghetto thugs.  It is void of culture.  If you live down there you do it at your own risk and at your own peril."
• 
"If you go down there after dark there is seriously something wrong with you.  Disney does everything in its power to shield visitors of Disney from its northern blight.  That doesn't change reality.  Disney may be the happiest place on earth but Orlando is a national embarrassment.  If this is an act of domestic terrorist it is so important that we don't publish the religion, name, or motive of the terrorist as not to offend anyone."
      Homeland Security report calls for rejecting terms 'jihad,' 'sharia'  (Fox 06/17/2016)
• 
A new Department of Homeland Security report urges rejecting use of Islamic terms such as "jihad" and "sharia" in programs aimed at countering terrorist radicalization among American youth.
• 
... department focus on American milliennials by allocating up to $100 million in new funding.
• 
"The department must reframe the conversation to reflect this reality and design a robust program around the protection of our youth, which must include predator awareness and an understanding of radicalization.  In doing so, our citizens will be better equipped for this threat."
• 
Under the section on terminology, the report calls for rejecting use of an "us versus them" mentality by shunning Islamic language...
• 
... "reject religiously-charged terminology and problematic positioning by using plain meaning American English."
• 
Government agencies should employ "American English instead of religious, legal and cultural terms like ‘jihad,' ‘sharia,' ‘takfir' or ‘umma,'"
      LGBT activists enraged over beach patrol bathroom email  (Fox 06/17/2016)
• 
Female lifeguards had complained that male lifeguards were using their dressing rooms. 
• 
Some of the guys were apparently using the ladies room out of convenience – seeing how there are more male lifeguards than female.
• 
So Arbin fired off an email to set things straight by referencing a recent dustup over President Obama's decree that men who identify as women should be able to use the porta-potty of their choosing.
• 
"WE are NOT Target," he wrote to the lifeguards.  "USE the locker room that corresponds to your DNA... If You're NOT SURE go to Target."
• 
Target is the national retailer that set off a firestorm when it announced customers could pretty much use whatever bathroom suited them.
• 
Someone leaked the captain's email to the news media and – well, let's just say the veteran lifeguard landed in some mighty hot water.
• 
"It's nothing short of making fun of transgender people, and it's absolutely unacceptable for a city employee or a public employee to make fun of transgender people at all."
• 
Arbin said the email had nothing to do with transgender people.
• 
"I used humor to make the point," he said.  "I was ONLY looking out for the women of the patrol and was not attempting to put down any group or individual, only maintain a nice facility for the women who choose to use a gender specific facility."
• 
"I don't care about being politically correct," he told the newspaper.  "That's one of the problems in the country right now."
• 
Facing a tsunami of illegitimate outrage, Arbin issued a public "heartfelt" apology.
• 
"He just stepped way out of line.  It's not a reflection of Ocean City in any way, and we welcome all types of people."
• 
"One thing wrong with society in these turbulent times isn't Arbin or anyone like him, but is the increasingly delicate dance of public discourse at a time when those who seek tolerance are themselves intolerant."
      Disney repeatedly warned about ongoing alligator issues before attack, reports say  (Fox 06/17/2016)
• 
... he told a hotel manager about the incident and even showed the manager pictures of the gator that was swimming in the lagoon.
• 
"And the response, I couldn't believe it.  It was, 'Those are resident pets, and we've known about them for years.  And they're harmless, they're not going to attack anybody.'"
      Fury as feminist blames toddler alligator death on white 'entitlement'  (Fox 06/16/2016)
      'Hell No!' Cashier refuses to serve Trump backers  (Fox 06/16/2016)
• 
... apparently the cashier at the Cook Out in Colonial Heights does not believe Trump can make America great again.  Nor do they believe his supporters deserve to eat Cook Out hamburgers.
• 
"As soon as we got to the window, someone inside said ‘Hell no!  I'm not serving them,'"
• 
They were denied service simply for being Trump supporters!
• 
"The manager on duty apologized and granted the customer a refund," the spokesperson said.  "The employee that was rude was immediately terminated per policy."
• 
Now had this been an isolated incident — it would not be all that newsworthy.  But there is a very disturbing pattern emerging this political season.
• 
Trump supporters have been consistently and methodically bullied and intimidated - beaten and bloodied.
• 
Remember what happened in San Jose, Calif., – when an angry mob brutally assaulted and terrorized his fans?
• 
The effort to silence supporters of Donald Trump is not just outrageous.  It's unconstitutional.  It's un-American.
• 
And it's a mighty sad day in these great United States when a person can't order a hamburger without getting a side of partisanship.
      Man said he shot, killed teenage daughter, wife in self-defense  (Fox 06/16/2016)
      Former stockbroker for A-list movie stars found dead in New York apartment  (Fox 06/15/2016)
• 
... was discovered face up in his bed on Sunday, foaming at the mouth.
• 
"It's a really sexy feeling, thinking ... today I can do anything I want.  I can go wherever I want and everything's going to be okay and no-one's going to say 'no'."
      Walmart worker who held employees hostage had immigrated from Iran years ago  (Fox 06/15/2016)
      Teen girl killed, 3 others injured in downtown Oakland shooting  (Fox 06/15/2016)
      Obama unleashes on GOP critics over 'radical Islam' term  (Fox 06/14/2016)
• 
"Calling a threat by a different name does not make it go away...  There's no magic to the phrase of radical Islam.  It's a political talking point."
• 
"We don't have religious tests here," Obama said.
• 
"Make it harder for terrorists to use these weapons to kill us."
      A tragedy that couldn't go to waste  (JWR 06/14/2016)
• 
A columnist for The Washington Post, thinks it's all Donald Trump's fault.  "Omar Mateen despised gays in the same way that Donald Trump and too many of his supporters despise Muslims."
• 
"And hate, alas is contagious.  No, Mateen didn't kill people because he was a Muslim.  He killed people because he was an angry, unstable person who apparently beat his former wife and was outraged when he saw two men kiss in Miami."
      Clinton under fire for earlier remark that Muslims had ‘nothing’ to do with terrorism  (Fox 06/13/2016)
• 
"Let's be clear: Islam is not our adversary.  Muslims are peaceful and tolerant people and have nothing to do whatsoever with terrorism."
• 
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Monday dismissed suggestions by reporters that Clinton had broken with the president on the issue.
• 
"Having worked in this administration for four years, she is somebody who agrees strongly with the president's approach to ensuring that we are not giving legitimacy to a terrorist organization that would love to advance the narrative that they are somehow holy warriors advancing the cause of Islam by waging war against the United States," Earnest said.  "That is an utterly baseless myth.  It is false."
      Imam who called for execution of gays preached at Orlando-area mosque weeks before massacre  (Fox 06/13/2016)
• 
Sheikh Farrokh Sekaleshfar, a British-born scholar who currently lives in Iran and travels the world to spread his hateful message, preached at the Husseini Islamic Center in the Orlando suburb of Sanford last month.
• 
"Death is the sentence.  There's nothing to be embarrassed about this.  Death is the sentence."
• 
"We have to have that compassion for people.  With homosexuals, it's the same.  Out of compassion, let's get rid of them now."
• 
"The management at the Husseini Islamic Center were unaware of these remarks when he was invited."
      Orlando: The mainstream media serves up a false narrative about terror attack  (Fox 06/13/2016)
• 
"He had a child and a wife, and was very dignified, meaning he had respect for his parents," Seddique Mateen wrote, standing in front of the flag of his apparent birthplace, Afghanistan.  "I don't know what caused him to shoot last night."
• 
The shooter's father has close connections with his native Afghanistan ... made a series of Youtube videos praising the Taliban and railing against the U.S.
• 
The Boston Globe appears to be at a complete loss as to Mateen's motive for the killings, because there's no actual proof (besides the killer's own words pledging allegiance is ISIS) he was tied to any jihadist causes.
• 
While Mateen claimed allegiance to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, no evidence had emerged by late Sunday pointing to actual ties to terrorist groups or a significant association with jihadist causes.
• 
Yes, they actually wrote that.  Apparently a confession isn't evidence to them.
      Oregon judge allows person to change gender from female to 'non-binary'  (Fox 06/12/2016)
• 
... the ruling was a "momentous day for genderqueer Oregonians."
• 
"It's really exciting for the courts to actually recognize what we know to be true: gender is a spectrum."
      Gunman deliberately targeted ex-'Voice' contestant Christina Grimmie  (Fox 06/11/2016)
      Trump, Clinton clash in dueling DC speeches  (Fox 06/11/2016)
• 
Clinton repeated claims that Trump wants to "take America back to a time when women had less opportunity" and freedom.
• 
"Well, Donald, those days are over.  We are not going to let Donald Trump — or anybody else — turn back the clock."
      'Appalling': Rep seeks HHS probe as emails shed light on abortion clinic harvesting  (Fox 06/10/2016)
• 
"There is one case currently in the room, I will let you know how the limbs and calvarium [skull] look to see if you are able to take them in about fifteen minutes."
• 
Less than an hour later, the employee reported, "the calvarium is mostly intact," while "the limbs ... are totally intact."
• 
"What we have seen is how this has moved to a business and contractual agreements."
• 
StemExpress and the clinics have not complied with a panel subpoena for banking records.
• 
However, the documents released show StemExpress paid $55-$75 per body part, beginning in 2010. 
      Naked woman arrested in 3-year-old daughter's death said child had 'darkness'  (Fox 06/10/2016)
      Our colleges are now freedom-free zones  (Fox 06/09/2016)
• 
BLC rejects free speech as protecting "an imagined denial of rights to the dominant group [whites], instead of the ... persistent denial of rights to the oppressed [Blacks]."
• 
Translated: the majority must surrender their Constitutional rights or Blacks will never have theirs.
• 
Further, they demand that colleges prosecute anyone who expresses a contrary view: "prosecute criminally ... defamatory speech in the college community."
• 
Duke's chapter paraphrases it to prohibit any speech on campus "that offends [or] "insults groups."
• 
Two well-respected Yale Professors, Nicholas and Erika Christakis, felt forced to quit because, as she said, "the current climate at Yale is not ... conducive to civil dialogue and open inquiry."
• 
It started with her expressing the American axiom that "free speech and the ability to tolerate offense are the hallmarks of a free and open society," when commenting on students' Halloween costume decisions.
• 
Students then surrounded Mr.  Christakis, screechingly demanding an apology for his wife's statement as violating students' "safe place" and "place of comfort," followed by the "f" word and "you are disgusting."
• 
Yale's response was to applaud the demonstrators for their "cries of help" caused by discrimination against them – attributing fault to free speech and our free society.
• 
At University of Missouri, an unconfirmed assertion of the "N" word yelled at Black students sparked an organized blocking of the Homecoming Parade, students' hunger strike, 30 football players refusing to play or practice, and many faculty refusing to teach – all demanding the President and Chancellor acknowledge their "white privilege" and the University's systemic racism, and then their resignations, which were given.
• 
At Dartmouth, 150 Black students ran into the library, cursing and threatening white students studying there, chanting "f**k you, you filthy white "f**ks," and similar words."
• 
Dartmouth apologized to the assailants, while complaining victims were told that "the protest was a wonderful, beautiful thing," and that complaining whites were merely living in "a whole conservative world out there that was not very nice."
      Family dog shot and killed by California deputies who went to wrong home  (Fox 06/09/2016)
• 
A California family's dog was mistakenly shot and killed by law enforcement officers who went to the wrong home Monday while responding to a domestic violence call.
      Desmond Tutu nominates Palestinian mass-murderer for Nobel Prize  (INN 06/08/2017)
• 
Barghouti was jailed for five life terms in 2002, for masterminding scores of deadly suicide bombing attacks on Israeli civilian targets during the Second Intifada.
• 
In his letter, Tutu characterized Barghouti's actions as fighting "for freedom and peace," and - even more ironically - hailed the mass-murderer as "an active advocate and defender of democracy and human rights, include women's rights, and of pluralism, both religious and political, in a region and a world that desperately needs such advocates."
• 
The victims of Barghouti's attacks and the countless grieving relatives he left behind would likely beg to differ.
      3rd time a charm?  San Francisco to try yet again to give illegal immigrants voting rights  (Fox 06/08/2016)
• 
"With Donald Trump's racist and anti-immigrant sentiments, there is a reaction from many of us who are disgusted by those politics."
• 
"I think that's going to ensure there is strong Latino turnout as well as other immigrant turnout."
• 
"The time is right for San Francisco to make history, to pave the way for immigrant parents to have a say in the policy decisions that impact their child's education and who gets to sit on the Board of Education."
• 
"With the anti-immigrant rhetoric from Donald Trump, it is more important than ever that we come together as San Franciscans to stand up for our immigrant communities and support their civic engagement."
• 
While laws in all 50 states bar noncitizens from voting in state elections, and federal law makes it a felony for noncitizens to vote in federal elections, there is an opening in local elections.
&#