WA School Bans Playground Tag to ‘Ensure Emotional Safety of Students’ by Warner Todd Huston Earlier this month, administrators at Mercer Island School District in Washington State felt compelled to do something for their children this year by banning the playground game of tag, because it just might make some kids feel bad, they said. In a letter home to parents, Mercer Island School District communications director Mary Grady insisted that, from now on, kids would be ordered to “keep their hands to themselves,” and tag would be banned “to ensure the physical and emotional safety of all students.” “School… View Articleclick here for more
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NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS VOLUME 22, NUMBER 38 ________________________________________ NEWS Witless for the Prosecution: New York DA Forces Staff to Forgo Second Amendment Rights Madeline Singas, Acting District Attorney for Nassau County, New York, is a hypocrite. Worse, she is willing to gamble with the lives and safety of her staff and their families for her own perceived political benefit. While claiming “a commitment to justice, compassion, and integrity” and boasting about keeping “more vulnerable people safe,” she enforces a policy of mandatory disarmament amongst the attorneys who put their own safety on the line to administer justice in her jurisdiction....
NRA-ILA GRASSROOTS VOLUME 22, NUMBER 38 ________________________________________ NEWS Witless for the Prosecution: New York DA Forces Staff to Forgo Second Amendment Rights Madeline Singas, Acting District Attorney for Nassau County, New York, is a hypocrite. Worse, she is willing...click here for more
Best of the Worst Prime Minister Political party 1 John A. Macdonald Conservative 2 Alexander Mackenzie Liberal 3 John Abbott ^ Conservative 4 John Thompson ^ Conservative 5 Mackenzie Bowell ^ Conservative 6 Charles Tupper ^ Conservative 7 Wilfrid Laurier Liberal 8 Robert Borden Conservative, Unionist 9 Arthur Meighen ^ Conservative 10 William Lyon Mackenzie King Liberal 11 R. B. Bennett Conservative 12 Louis St. Laurent Liberal 13 John Diefenbaker Progressive Conservative 14 Lester Pearson Liberal 15 Pierre Trudeau Liberal 16 Joe Clark ^ Progressive Conservative 17 John Turner ^ Liberal 18 Brian Mulroney Progressive Conservative 19 Kim Campbell...
Best of the Worst Prime Minister Political party 1 John A. Macdonald Conservative 2 Alexander Mackenzie Liberal 3 John Abbott ^ Conservative 4 John Thompson ^ Conservative 5 Mackenzie Bowell ^ Conservative 6 Charles Tupper ^ Conservative 7 Wilfrid...click here for more
Alan Yentob ‘branded BBC journalists traitors over Savile exposé’ The corporation’s creative director ‘categorically denies’ claims that he made the comments about Meirion Jones and Liz MacKean By Camilla Turner The BBC’s creative director accused the journalists who exposed the corporation’s cover-up of Jimmy Savile’s crimes of being “traitors”, the former Newsnight investigations head claims. According to Meirion Jones, Alan Yentob made the alleged comment about him and Liz MacKean to a colleague after they contributed to the Panorama exposé “Savile – What The BBC Knew”. Mr Jones and Ms MacKean led the 2011 Newsnight investigation into Savile’s sex abuse,… View Articleclick here for more
Europe facing ‘invasion’ of refugees who are ‘fit men’ Hungarian leader asks if continent is ready for radical shift away from Christianity s the European Union is being pushed to the breaking point by the flow of hundreds of thousands of Middle Eastern migrants seeking peace, safety and security, jobs or something else, experts are warning the worst is yet to come. Pamela Geller, a WND columnist and internationally renowned expert on radical Islam, says the continent is facing what is “clearly an invasion.” If so, it’s an invasion facilitated by the leadership of the European Union. Over the objections… View Articleclick here for more
SPLC fires broadside against pro-family event Terror-linked fringe group tries to scare speakers away from conference by Bob Unruh A “Values Voter Summit,” a time for the nation’s leading conservative voices to gather and discuss issues and events important to their constituencies, apparently is too much for the Southern Poverty Law Center to tolerate. The fringe progressive organization, which previously was linked in a Washington federal courtroom to a case of domestic terror and at one point slammed GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson with a “hate” label, has launched a broadside against the events scheduled Friday through Sunday. Posted… View Articleclick here for more
Poll: Most U.S. Muslims would trade Constitution for Shariah ‘Quran should be highest authority in America, and Islam the only accepted religion’ by Leo Hohmann Ben Carson’s comment that he would not support a Shariah-compliant Muslim for president because Islamic law is incompatible with the U.S. Constitution led to the former brain surgeon’s roasting among media talkers and politicians of all stripes. He has been excoriated as “anti-Muslim,” “bigoted,” even “anti-American” and unfit for office. “For any candidate to suggest that someone should not be elected president because of what he or she may believe is nothing short of religious… View Articleclick here for more
‘Political assassin’: Meet Boehner’s attack dog Congressman said to have made deal to protect speaker from conservatives by Garth Kant he allegation of a conservative turning on his own and becoming an enforcer for Republican leadership came to light as House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, arrived at a dilemma. If he sides with House conservatives and defunds Planned Parenthood in the upcoming budget bill, he will almost certainly face a government shutdown, a prospect that terrifies GOP leadership. If he doesn’t try to defund the abortion provider, that will likely trigger a brewing revolt by conservatives seeking to dethrone Boehner… View Articleclick here for more
Putin: ‘Not important how I’m called, only what I do for my country’ is important what you do for your country, not the names you are being called, Russian President Vladimir Putin told CBS’s ‘60 Minutes,’ saying that the nickname ‘tsar’ does not fit him. Charlie Rose sat down with Putin to discuss, among other issues, how the world views the Russian leader. CBS has published a preview of the interview. Rose pointed out that some people have been referring to Putin as a ‘tsar.’ Putin responded that people call him various names, but added he believes the description “does… View Articleclick here for more
John Boehner Will Resign From Congress By JENNIFER STEINHAUER Speaker John A. Boehner, under intense pressure from conservatives in his party, will resign one of the most powerful positions in government and give up his House seat at the end of October, throwing Congress into chaos as it tries to avert a government shutdown. Mr. Boehner, who was first elected to Congress in 1990, made the announcement in an emotional meeting with his fellow Republicans on Friday morning. The Ohio representative struggled from almost the moment he took the speaker’s gavel in 2011 to manage the challenges of divided government… View Articleclick here for more