Army to Pay for Sex Change of Criminal

Instead of using that money to defend our country.  From the story:  Chelsea Manning, the convicted national-security secrets leaker, has been approved for hormone therapy for transition to a woman at the Army’s Fort Leavenworth prison.  Against all science, the USA Today story is already calling him a “her.” (USA Today...

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NY Times: US Fighting “Secretive War in Afghanistan”

From the story:  The spike in raids is at odds with policy declarations in Washington, where the Obama administration has deemed the American role in the war essentially over. But the increase reflects the reality in Afghanistan, where fierce fighting in the past year killed record numbers of Afghan soldiers, police...

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Poll Finds Public Slightly Optimistic on Economy

And so, they believe Obama is doing better (AP).  Meanwhile, that Gallup CEO who called Obamas numbers a lie joked “I think that the number that comes out of BLS [Bureau of Labor Statistics] and the Department of Labor is very, very accurate. I need to make that very,...

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Administration: We’re Defeating ISIS, ISIS is Spreading

From the story:  Secretary of State John Kerry and a top White House official claimed Sunday that the U.S. strategy to defeat the Islamic State is working – despite warnings from other corners of the Obama administration that the terror network is in fact spreading (Fox News).

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Poll: Most Reporters Believe Feds are Spying On Them

From the story:  In a survey of investigative reporters that makes Richard Nixon’s enemies list look like child’s play, nearly seven in 10 said they believe that the Obama administration has spied on their phone calls, emails and online searches (Washington Examiner).  Details (Pew).

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White House Now Talking of Attacking ISIS

From the story:  President Obama is expected to formally ask Congress to authorize the use of military force against the Islamic State terror group in the coming days, even as lawmakers said crafting and passing such a measure would be a challenge (Fox News).  Meanwhile, another story notes ISIS is subjecting children...

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Obama Compares Christians to ISIS at National Prayer Breakfast

The president said “lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place – remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ.”  He also seemed to blame slavery and Jim Crow on Christians (Fox News).  Jonah...

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Lomborg: Climate Change Alarmists Ignoring the Good News

From the story: Yes, Arctic sea ice is melting faster than the models expected. But models also predicted that Antarctic sea ice would decrease, yet it is increasing. Yes, sea levels are rising, but the rise is not accelerating—if anything, two recent papers, one by Chinese scientists published in the January...

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US Considers Helping Ukrainian Forces

From the story:  The Obama administration reportedly is reconsidering whether to provide defensive weapons and equipment to Ukrainian forces after Russian-backed separatist rebels dealt them a series of reversals in recent weeks (Fox News).  More on the fighting (Reuters).  And then there’s this:  The last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has accused the...

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