Politics

 

christianhijabA Muslim-owned arts-and-crafts store in Dearborn, Michigan is forcing its female Christian employees to wear traditional Islamic headscarves while on the job.

According to local reports, Khilāf Krafts began requiring its eight female employees to wear hijabs last week, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, which gave religious rights to family-owned businesses.... Read More →

 

NRAmissilesplanesThe NRA has called for missiles on passenger jets, following the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 in Ukraine by a surface-to-air missile.

In an interview on Fox News the morning, NRA President Wayne La Pierre said the crash highlighted the danger of flying in unarmed civilian aircraft and demanded airlines immediately install air-to-surface missiles on all passenger planes.... Read More →

 

Obama-golfingPresident Obama’s upcoming two-week vacation to Martha’s Vineyard will reportedly cost taxpayers a staggering $37 billion.

According to a calculation by Fox News, next month’s getaway will be Obama’s third most expensive trip as president following his $121 billion visit to India in 2010 and his $98 billion trek to Arlington, Virginia last spring.... Read More →

 

childrenborderwallPresident Obama has ordered migrant children arriving illegally in the United States to be put to work building the border wall with Mexico.

More than 50,000 unaccompanied children from Central America have arrived at America’s southern border in the last few months hoping to emigrate permanently to the United States. Their presence has caused a humanitarian crisis and provoked anti-immigration protests in several cities.... Read More →

 

2011-04-05-ice-training-using-armored-vehiclesFor the last 65 years, the Hanson family of Daleville, Alabama has celebrated America’s independence and entertained their small farming community with an elaborate fireworks display. This year did not go as planned.

Jebediah Hanson was arrested on terrorism charges after police found his annual two-ton load of explosives and, under President Obama’s extensions to the Patriot Act, declared them weapons of mass destruction.... Read More →

 

palin4thSarah Palin attracted ridicule on Twitter today for tweeting a happy birthday message to George Washington.

The former Vice-Presidential candidate was apparently confused by the meaning of today’s July 4th holiday, which celebrates America’s independence from Great Britain.... Read More →

 

John McCain Joins Sharron Angle At Get Out The Vote Rally In Las VegasArizona Sen. John McCain has called for the bombing and invasion of Belgium in retaliation for its 2-1 defeat of the United States at the World Cup.

“Belgium is a rogue state whose outrageous behavior at the World Cup was a show of aggression toward the United States, for which President Obama must respond immediately with military force,” McCain told Fox News this morning. “In fact, I believe that anything less than a swift invasion and regime change in Belgium would show weakness to our enemies.

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sectionedblairTony Blair was involuntarily admitted to a psychiatric hospital in London this morning following what doctors describe as an extended period of delusional behaviour.

According to local reports, a team of NHS psychiatrists suspected the former Labour Prime Minister may be suffering from a severe mental condition after he repeatedly denied any connection between the current chaos in Iraq and the invasion he spearheaded in 2003.... Read More →

 

unemployedfranceUnemployed people in France went on strike today, refusing to cash their checks until the government increases benefits.

According to a report in Les Echos Enchaînés, thousands descended on the streets of Paris this morning to denounce capitalism and to protest their “inhumane” unemployment benefits, which average around €1,111 (U.S. $1,500) per month and last for at least two years.... Read More →

 

courtAn unemployed gender studies major from Eugene, Ore. sued “The Patriarchy” today in federal court for refusing to give her a job.

In a 25-page brief, attorneys for Sarah Miller-Jones, 24, argue that gender discrimination from the patriarchy has prevented their client from finding gainful employment since she graduated from university three years ago.... Read More →

 

474054567Authorities in Portland, Ore. have discovered detectable levels of gluten in the city’s water supply, causing a citywide panic.

The city’s water bureau discovered the contamination yesterday and is desperately trying to find out how gluten got into the water. A preliminary report found that the contamination may have occurred “at least eight or nine months ago” when a child dropped a loaf of bread into a local river.... Read More →

 

New Study Finds That U.S. Obesity Rates Continue To ClimbAccording to a new poll released today most overweight Americans believe they are more likely to be killed by a gun than die of obesity.

The survey, conducted by TDC Opinion Research, asked 10,000 severely overweight Americans about their attitudes toward gun violence in the wake of the recent USCB mass shooting.... Read More →

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