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 […]

Lemon Grove, California snuffs out E-Cigarettes

Lemon Grove, California snuffs out E-Cigarettes

By Gabrielle Cintorino / Heartland Institute The Lemon Grove, California City Council has expanded an existing ban on tobacco use in private businesses and public parks to include e-cigarettes. Beginning October 1, using e-cigarettes in privately owned businesses, such as bars and restaurants, or public areas, such as the city’s dog park, carries up to […]

Background checks for ammunition buys moving toward ballot in California

Background checks for ammunition buys moving toward ballot in California

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom plans to launch today a statewide ballot campaign to require ammunition buyers to undergo instant background checks as gun-control advocates increasingly expand their focus beyond guns to ammo. The proposed 2016 initiative would also ban the possession of ammunition magazines with more than 10 rounds, requiring owners turn them over […]

Obama doesn’t get his way on EPA water rule

Obama doesn’t get his way on EPA water rule

By Ben Bullard / Personal Liberty Digest Courts — one of the few banes of President Obama’s imperial tendencies — have thwarted yet another White House attempt to legislate through policy. Last Friday, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency would be acting illegally if it attempted to enforce its […]

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