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12
MAY
2014

Study: Himalayan Glaciers Not Disappearing After All

Himalayan glaciers – for years one of the poster children of the “man-made global warming is real and we’re all doomed” movement – are in no imminent danger whatsoever, a new study has found. (h/t GWPF and Watts Up With That?) Of the 2018 glaciers...
12
MAY
2014

74% of Obamacare Enrollees Already Had Insurance

A devastating new McKinsey & Co. report finds that Obamacare’s purported purpose – providing coverage for the previously uninsured – has failed. The report concludes that 74% of Obamacare enrollees at the end of the first open enrollment period already had insurance;...
12
MAY
2014

Santorum Voices Support For Minimum Wage Hike

Appearing Sunday on CNN’s State of the Union, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum reiterated his support for hiking the federal minimum wage. He explained that Republican opposition to mandating a wage increase alienated the GOP from working-class Americans. His is the...
11
MAY
2014

$474M For 4 Failed Obamacare Exchanges

Nearly half a billion dollars in federal money has been spent developing four state Obamacare exchanges that are now in shambles — and the final price tag for salvaging them may go sharply higher. Each of the states — Massachusetts, Oregon, Nevada and Maryland — embraced...
11
MAY
2014

Movie Critics Attack Faith-Based Movie As ‘Dangerous’

The new comedy Mom’s Night Out features a stay-at-home mother who finally gets the chance to cut loose with her girlfriends. Chaos ensues, and so do a few faith-friendly messages for the masses. RogerEbert.com says the PG-rated movie may be dangerous to the culture at large...
11
MAY
2014

Gosnell Filmmaker Meets $2.1M Crowd-Funding Goal

Phelim McAleer conceded that he did not expect his crowdfunding effort for a “classic American TV crime drama” about heinous abortionist Kermit Gosnell to reach its $2.1 million goal. As of Saturday, though, the movie has raised over $2.1 million dollars from over...
10
MAY
2014

Militia Mobilize for Next Battle With BLM

Militiamen and woman camping on Cliven Bundy’s cattle ranch are packing up and heading to Utah where another protest against the Bureau of Land Management will happen Saturday. Ryan Payne, a Montana resident who had been staying at the ranch for a month, said he drove eight hours...
10
MAY
2014

Columnist: Black Republicans Are A ‘Lower’ Group

Bloomberg writer Francis Wilkinson recently wrote a piece claiming that Republican Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina–an African American–only became a senator because Republicans “lowered the bar” for his appointment. He also claimed that Scott’s...
10
MAY
2014

Boehner Stacks Benghazi Committee With Powerhouses

House Speaker John Boehner’s selection of seven Republicans on a select committee to investigate the Benghazi attacks that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other diplomatic staff members in September 2012 reveals a mix of male and female lawmakers who bring a...
10
MAY
2014

Break: Rand Paul Denounces Voter ID Laws, Offensive to Blacks

MEMPHIS — Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky broke Friday with fellow Republicans who have pushed for stricter voting laws as a way to crack down on fraud at the polls, saying that the focus on such measures alienates and insults African-Americans and hurts the party. “Everybody’s...