From the the story: A dozen or more people were punched, at least one person was pelted with an egg and Trump hats grabbed from supporters were set on fire on the ground. The story also notes the “police stood their ground at first but after about 90 minutes moved into the remaining crowd to break it up and make arrests.” Could you imagine if they did this as gays were attacked? (Fox News). Another story claims “anti-Trump protesters tore up an American flag and chanted obscene slogans against the United States” (Breitbart). The thugs also attacked cars as they were leaving (ABC News). This next story documents what they claim are other incidents of police standing by and media justification as Trump supporters are attacked (Conservative Treehouse).Read More »
From the story: The House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives is calling for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to investigate whether several Planned Parenthood abortion clinics violated federal privacy law. The Panel released new evidence Wednesday purportedly showing abortion clinics disclosing confidential medical information about patients in order to facilitate the sale of fetal body parts to procurement firm StemExpress.
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Thane Maynard, director of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, said the angry people “do not understand primate biology” (Fox News). More on the outrage (CBS News, Washington Post). Jack Hanna explains why he believes it was the right choice (CNN). There were vigils for the gorilla (Cincinnati). Some went so far as to call the killing racist (Bizpac Review).Read More »
The President once again divided Americans by heaping blame and condemnation on the people who sought to stop a horrible war they did not start. He told the crowd “Let all the souls here rest in peace, for we shall not repeat the evil.”(UPI). He also called for “moral evolution.” Is that really what we need? (ABC News).Read More »
From the story: A retired senior State Department military advisor claims that Hillary Clinton’s “sloppy communications with her senior staff” when she was secretary of state may have compromised at least two counterterror operations. Bill Johnson, who was the State Department’s political adviser to the special operations section of the U.S. Pacific Command, or PACOM, in 2010 and 2011, says secret plans to eliminate the leader of a Filipino Islamist separatist group as well as intercept Chinese-made weapons components being smuggled into Iraq, were repeatedly foiled (Newsweek). Congressman Pompeo told Hugh Hewitt “She broke the law and did so knowingly” (Twitter).Read More »
After they previously denied. From the story: An Associated Press story Friday reported that NPR accepted $100,000 from a a White House-allied pro-Iran deal organization called the Ploughshares Fund in order to fund “national security reporting that emphasizes the themes of U.S. nuclear weapons policy and budgets [and] Iran’s nuclear program…” Ostensibly, NPR policy did not allow that grant to slant coverage, but the arrangement received renewed scrutiny after Obama national security advisor Ben Rhodes named the organization as one of the tools the administration used to echo their talking points (Mediaite). Turns out, there’s more to the secret history of the Iran deal (Bloomberg).Read More »