What good is another parchment barrier?

What good is another parchment barrier?

By Nick Dranias / Heartland Institute Those who oppose states using their power to originate amendments under Article V often start with the question, “Why amend the Constitution when nobody follows the Constitution as written?” This question is flawed in two respects. First, it overstates the degree to which the Constitution is not followed. The […]

Feds have spent more on origami condoms, fat lesbian studies than on Benghazi Committee

Feds have spent more on origami condoms, fat lesbian studies than on Benghazi Committee

By Elizabeth Harrington / Washington Free Beacon The amount of taxpayer funding that has gone toward the investigation into the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, is less than the amount the federal government has invested in “Origami condoms” and studies on why lesbians are obese. Democrats are very concerned that the Select Committee on Benghazi […]

Border Patrol pulls out of college job fair after complaints of ‘insensitivity’ to illegals

Border Patrol pulls out of college job fair after complaints of ‘insensitivity’ to illegals

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has withdrawn from Thursday’s jobs fair at the University of California-Irvine after students complained that the agency’s presence would be insensitive to illegal immigrants. The decision came Tuesday after 659 students on the campus of nearly 31,000 signed an online petition in two days calling for the border patrol to […]

School suspends student elections because ‘not enough minorities won’

School suspends student elections because ‘not enough minorities won’

By Kim Daniels / Prison Planet Principal Lena Van Haren of Everett Middle School in San Francisco, Calif., said the candidates who were elected ‘weren’t representative’ of the ‘diverse student body. “That is concerning to me because as principal I want to make sure all voices are heard from all backgrounds,” she said in a […]

U.S. House suit against Obamacare to go forward, judge rules

U.S. House suit against Obamacare to go forward, judge rules

By Jonathan Turley This afternoon, Judge Rosemary Collyer issued her ruling on the motion by the Administration to forego a ruling on the merits in the United States House of Representatives v. Burwell, a challenge brought by the House to unilateral action taken by the Administration under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). After losing its […]

Hooray! Huge rent hikes coming; How will it affect price inflation?

Hooray! Huge rent hikes coming; How will it affect price inflation?

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock In news that is bound to make the inflationists at the Fed as well as property owners happy, Landlords Will Hike Rents by 8% this Year. Some 88% of property managers raised their rent in the last 12 months and 68% predict that rental rates will continue to rise in the […]

Scientists: We can cure you of your pesky deism

Scientists: We can cure you of your pesky deism

By Ben Bullard / Personal Liberty Digest Do you believe in God? Many gods? At the bare minimum, do you harbor a deistic belief that some personality bigger than ourselves set the universe in motion? If so, you’re sick — and you need help. In the nick of time, along have come some scientists who […]

Planned Parenthood funding sustained in Louisiana, stopped in Texas

Planned Parenthood funding sustained in Louisiana, stopped in Texas

A Planned Parenthood affiliate’s Medicaid funding battles received different outcomes Monday, with a federal judge temporarily sustaining it in Louisiana, while the Texas governor’s office issued a decision to end it. In Baton Rouge, U.S. District Judge John W. deGravelles ruled that Louisiana cannot suspend Medicaid payments to Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast for 14 days. […]

Pathological egalitarianism, Part 129

Pathological egalitarianism, Part 129

From The Guardian A restaurant group that includes some of Manhattan’s most well-regarded dining spots has said it will take the potentially revolutionary step in the United States of eliminating tipping. Influential restaurateur Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group will begin rolling out the new policy in late November, bringing its establishments in line with […]

Get ready for the Feds to attack your alternative health options

Get ready for the Feds to attack your alternative health options

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest Government regulators have routinely targeted nutritional supplements in a bid to make it harder for Americans to protect their health and feel great naturally while avoiding Big Pharma’s poisons. And now they’re preparing a new campaign against nutritional supplements with the dishonest suggestion that they’re less safe than […]

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