Monthly Archives: February 2018

Trump Changes His Tune After Making It Easier For Mentally Ill To Get Guns

Trump says police should have overridden due process to take away Parkland shooter’s guns.

Venezuela: Dictator Maduro Rescues ‘Disoriented’ Sloth in Propaganda Video

This Dec. 8, 2017, photo provided by the National Aviary shows a female Linnaeus' two-toed sloth born Aug. 21, 2017, named Vivien after "Gone with the Wind" actress Vivien Leigh and hand-raised to serve as an educational ambassador for the National Aviary in Pittsburgh. Caretakers at Pittsburgh's indoor zoo dedicated to birds began displaying the baby sloth for National Aviary visitors on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, with public appearances scheduled during a regular feeding time at 12:30 p.m. daily. (Jamie Greene/National Aviary for AP)
Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro shared a video of him on Monday rescuing a “disoriented” sloth that had reportedly gotten lost, angering many following the worst humanitarian crisis in the nation’s history. “This story has a happy ending,” Maduro wrote on Twitter. “We rescued a disorientated sloth. Now it is safe and protected as it deserves. Thank you to everyone who helped with the rescue!” In the video, a group of young men can be heard praising a mural dedicated to pro-government propaganda, before Maduro arrives and instigates a plan to save a struggling sloth. The mural violates Venezuelan election law as it uses the colors of the flag. The sloth is eventually rescued by workers who move her into a more natural habitat. Esta historia tiene un final feliz. Así fue como fuimos en ayuda de una pereza desorientada. Ahora está segura y resguardada como merece. Me llena de dicha poder compartir esto con ustedes. ¡Gracias a todos los que colaboraron con el rescate! — Nicolás Maduro (@NicolasMaduro) February 26, 2018 Maduro’s Twitter account has over 3.3 million followers, to whom he regularly tweets about his presidency and socialist agenda. Recent examples include photos of him meeting citizens and

Senior House member, Alaska’s Don Young, suggests more guns might have saved lives in Holocaust

The most senior member of the House of Representatives argued against tougher gun laws in a speech last week, rhetorically wondering how many victims of the Holocaust might have survived had they been armed.

This artist turned his sour grapes into a wine boyfriend

Taking the term “social drinker” to a new level, a Portland artist made a boyfriend who would be as loyal as his favorite wine.

U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun Resigns Citing Health Issues

Two senators were among those calling for his resignation as widespread sexual abuse of athletes came to light.

Trump Considers Raising Age for Buying AR-15, Touts Tougher Background Checks

President Donald Trump pushed for expanding background checks and floated the idea of raising the age to buy semi-automatic rifles, as he called for a… Read More

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Parents charged in death of adult son with Down syndrome

A Kentucky couple has been charged with murder in the death, by neglect, of their adult son with Down syndrome.

Chinese Propaganda: ‘Hysterical’ West ‘Cannot Psychologically Bear’ Xi’s Power Grab

China's President Xi Jinping waves after attending the inauguration ceremony of the Chinese sponsored Vietnam-China Cultural Friendship Palace in Hanoi on November 12, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / KHAM (Photo credit should read KHAM/AFP/Getty Images)
China’s state-run Global Times newspaper published an outraged column Wednesday condemning Western free media for criticizing the Communist Party’s move to do away with term limits on the Chinese presidency, effectively securing Xi Jinping’s total control of the state indefinitely.

Podcast: Billy Graham’s Legacy

Today we discuss the legacy of “America’s pastor” with Jennifer Marshall of The Heritage Foundation. Plus: United has a double standard on the National Rifle… Read More

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‘Black Panther’ Film Points Us All Toward Common Ground

After months of hype, ‘Black Panther’ finally hit the big screen, and on so many levels, that’s a good thing. From a film making standpoint,… Read More

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