by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer An Oregon landowner has been subjected to a 30-day prison sentence for what he says was a simple act of collecting rainwater on his own property. CNS News reports that Gary Harrington was convicted of nine misdemeanors and sentenced to 30 days in prison, as well as slapped with a $1,500 fine, for diverting snow runoff and rainwater into three reservoirs on his property, a move that local officials say violates an antiquated law governing personal water use. Known as the “Rain Main,” Harrington reportedly built the reservoirs, which hold some 13 million gallons… View Articleclick here for more
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Billionaire Republican megadonor Charles Koch attacked both Ted Cruz and Donald Trump in an interview with the Financial Times. | Getty By Eliza Collins Charles Koch is “disappointed” with the line-up of Republican candidates in the 2016 cycle, and is surprised by the lack of influence he and his brother have wielded so far.In an interview with the Financial Times, the billionaire businessman and philanthropist, said he’ll eventually support a candidate who he agrees with on some things with, but that it’s hard to get excited. He said a list presented to all the candidates about the Kochs’ political arm’s… View Articleclick here for more
by AWR Hawkins On January 8, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney (D) rejected ties to Islam in the ambush shooting of Philadelphia police officer Jesse Hartnett and suggested the big lesson is that we need more gun control. Hartnett was shot with a gun that was stolen from a police officer’s house. And the suspected gunman, Edward Archer, “allegedly told authorities he targeted an officer because police defend laws that are contrary to the Quran.” 6 ABC reports that Archer “confessed” to having carried out that attack “in the name of Islam” and that Archer “pledged his allegiance to ISIS.” However, during… View Articleclick here for more
Toronto’s former top cop assigned leading role in marijuana legalization plan By Catherine Cullen, CBC News As the Liberal government gets to work on its campaign pledge to legalize marijuana, the former police chief of Toronto will be taking a lead role. Last month, Bill Blair was named as one of two parliamentary secretaries to the minister of justice. Sources tell CBC News he’s been assigned to handle the pot file. Bill Blair ‘ideal person’ to work on pot legalization plan, says John Tory Dana Larsen, pot activist, sends weed to Liberal MPs in legalization push Legalizing pot in Canada will run afoul of global treaties, Trudeau warned Blair’s… View Articleclick here for more
California Eugenics Number of Victims In total, 20,108 people were sterilized in the state of California prior to 1964. California had by far the highest number of sterilizations in the United States (one third of all sterilizations nationwide). The numbers of men and women sterilized were about equal. Of the total sterilizations, almost 60% were considered mentally ill and more than 35% were considered mentally deficient. Men and women of Mexican origin represented between 7% and 8% of those sterilized (Stern, Eugenic Nation, p. 111). African Americans made up 1% of California’s population but accounted for 4% of the...
California Eugenics Number of Victims In total, 20,108 people were sterilized in the state of California prior to 1964. California had by far the highest number of sterilizations in the United States (one third of all sterilizations nationwide). The...click here for more
Well-to-do Europe has turned into a place where Christians are oppressed, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill said in a Christmas TV interview. “Christianity is being pushed out of the public space. In many countries, the word ‘Christmas’ isn’t used now,” the top cleric said, speaking to Rossiya 1 on January 7 – Orthodox Christmas day. Read more Christmas Eve for millions of Orthodox Christians across the globe “The plight of Christians in Syria, Iraq, and many other countries, has been driven to extremes. Christians are currently the most oppressed religious community in the world, and not… View Articleclick here for more
Where will Obama imprison 100 million gun owners if Democrats get their way and criminalize nearly all handguns and rifles? by: J. D. Heyes Following a series of unfortunate shootings across the country – shootings that, for the record, have dramatically increased since President Obama has been in office, for some reason – the Left screams for more and more gun control, including “common sense reforms” that nearly always focus on one style of firearm: so-called “assault weapons.”Included in the calls to ban an entire class of weapons, have been proposals to tax and limit ammunition sales; to curb the… View Articleclick here for more
MIGRANT SEX ASSUALTS SWEEP EUROPE Unprecedented sex harassment in Helsinki at New Year, Finnish police report Finnish police ‘tipped off’ about plans by groups of asylum seekers to sexually harass women By Richard Orange, Malmo Asylum seekers who gathered in central Helsinki on New Years’s Eve “had similar plans” to commit sexual assault and other crimes as those who targeted women in the Germany city of Cologne, Finnish Police have reported. Three Iraqi asylum seekers have been arrested for committing sexual assaults during the celebrations in the city’s Senate Square, where some 20,000 had gathered, and another 15 arrested...
MIGRANT SEX ASSUALTS SWEEP EUROPE Unprecedented sex harassment in Helsinki at New Year, Finnish police report Finnish police ‘tipped off’ about plans by groups of asylum seekers to sexually harass women By Richard Orange, Malmo Asylum seekers who gathered...click here for more
A free-for-all between Christie, Rubio, Cruz and others, while Trump hovers above it all. What everyone’s waiting for is the winnowing. New Hampshire and Iowa will force some Republican candidates out. When we know who’s still in we’ll have a surer sense of the contours of the race. It is still true that the party has never had a year like this, with the ground shifting beneath its feet. It’s hard to see this clearly because on the surface the things you expect to see happening are happening. The candidates are starting to throw hard punches. They’re all trying to… View Articleclick here for more
by Michael Patrick Leahy The state of Alabama is suing the Obama administration in federal court to stop the resettlement of refugees in the state, alleging that the federal government is violating the consultation clause of the Refugee Act of 1980. Several legal experts tell Breitbart News that the “failure of the federal government to consult” argument advanced by the state of Alabama is unlikely to have any more success in federal court than the same argument recently advanced in a federal lawsuit by the state of Texas. “There is nothing enforceable against the federal government in the Refugee Act… View Articleclick here for more