An assignment sent home from an Oak Forest, Ill., high school government class is raising eyebrows among parents who are shocked by the questionnaire they and their children are required to fill out. The questionnaire (below) has the parents identify their positions on a number of highly charged issues, and then places them on a “political spectrum.”
A breaking scandal in Massachusetts reveals how corrupt the war on drugs is. Annie Dookhan, a chemist with the Massachusetts crime lab, has been caught conspiring with prosecutors in that State to falsify drug evidence by tampering with samples and intentionally forging signatures.
Whether it’s a crowd trampling some poor security guard to death at the 5 a.m. Doorbuster Black Friday sale at the mall or someone stabbing someone else over the chance to buy an Xbox One or PlayStation 4, I’m still routinely unprepared for the holiday season headlines of mayhem and manslaughter amid the mirth and merriment.
A group of students from Iowa State University wanted to form an ISU Digital Freedom group. Despite their simple goal of fostering a healthy conversation around freedom-enhancing software, the university administration denied them official recognition.
In delaying portions of Obamacare, President Barack Obama — the undocumented usurper currently occupying the people’s house — has taken on powers not granted him under the Constitution. This is very simple to understand yet most seem to be turning a blind eye to the fact.
When alternative media coverage of black-on-white violence began to move past niggling at the public consciousness and into conventional wisdom, the mainstream media reacted with breakneck speed. Move along… nothing to see here. It’s a hoax. So said those bastions of truth.
MSNBC fired Alec Baldwin for an off-set incident. Many conservatives called for Baldwin’s ouster. In doing so, unfortunately, they allowed their dislike of Baldwin’s leftist positions to blind them to the fact that they were making bedfellows with the militant gay community and political correctness police.
I wish you all a sincerely happy Thanksgiving Day. May your holiday be filled with family, fun and enough caloric excess to keep you in a permanent food coma through the New Year. Here are a few suggestions for a festive holiday.
Mark Twain said, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.” With all due respect to Twain, he did not extend the thought far enough; government statistics trump all lies. But then again, the government’s role as both pre-eminent statistics gatherer and manipulator is a phenomenon more applicable to our time.
An Oregon farmer is taking on the milk lobby and challenging a law that bans advertising raw, unpasteurized milk for sale at the farm. Christine Anderson, owner of Cast Iron Farm, believes the ban violates her right of free speech. She says it also makes it difficult for her to sell her product.