November 22, 2017

Irma’s spiral bands thrashing Florida, its dangerous brunt targeting the Keys to Tampa

(This post, originally published Saturday, was last updated Sunday morning. The latest update reflects the 7 a.m. Sunday National Hurricane Center advisory and current conditions in the Keys.) Large and extremely powerful, Hurricane Irma is sweeping toward Florida, its outer rainbands and strong winds slamming the Keys and southern peninsula with hurricane-force winds. The storm, […]

George Clooney and his wife donate $1 million to group targeting conservatives

Actor George Clooney and his human rights lawyer wife donated a million dollars to a group that has been accused for mislabeling conservative organizations as “hate groups.” A statement released by the couple said the donation was in response to the fatal Charlottesville attack. Reuters describes the Southern Poverty Law Center as “a U.S. non-profit that […]

Tremendous: Trump To Sign Executive Order Targeting Most Of Obama’s Climate Change Agenda

It’s refreshing to have a new sheriff in town. Today, President Donald J. Trump is expected to sign a sweeping executive order that rolls back much of President Obama’s job-killing climate change regulations, including the Clean Power Plan (via Time): President Donald Trump will sign a sweeping executive order Tuesday intended to shift the direction […]

IRS Finds 6,924 Documents Related to Obama Tea Party Targeting — Two Years After FOIA Request

The Obama IRS targeted over 400 conservative groups for intrusive scrutiny. The IRS Conservative Targeting Scandal involved: Hundreds of conservative groups were targeted At least 5 pro-Israel groups Constitutional groups Groups that criticized Obama administration At least two pro-life groups An 83 year-old Nazi concentration camp survivor A 180 year-old Baptist paper A Texas voting-rights […]

Republicans make first move targeting Planned Parenthood funding

Republicans are taking their first shot of 2017 at Planned Parenthood. The House is expected this week to vote on a resolution that would rescind an Obama-era regulation barring states from defunding the organization for political reasons. Because the measure is being moved through a law that allows Congress to rescind recently finalized rules, the […]

US Intel Says Russian Hacking ‘Not Involved’ In Targeting Vote Tallies

The Department of Homeland security found no evidence of Russian attempts to influence the vote tally of the 2016 presidential election, the unclassified ODNI report released Friday says. The long anticipated report details purported Russian attempts to influence the U.S. presidential election. The ODNI report brings together the assessments of the nations 17 intelligence agencies […]

Socialist Venezuela New Food Police Unit Targeting People For Waiting In Supermarket Lines

Venezuelans continue to fight for survival, as the nation’s socialist experiment has all but collapsed. Looting is commonplace. Hunger is rampant, with Venezuelans of every economic class eating out of garbage cans for sustenance. And a medical system that is so starved of supplies, like soap and gloves, that newborns are reportedly being put in […]

Calif. governor signs Planned Parenthood-sponsored bill targeting pro-life group

Gov. Jerry Brown (D-Calif.) signed a Planned Parenthood-sponsored bill Friday designed to target the filmmaker behind controversial undercover videos of Planned Parenthood executives. Brown’s office announced that he signed the legislation — Assembly Bill 1671 — without additional comment. California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) speaks at Los Angeles City Hall on January 18, 2012 in […]

Iran shows off missiles targeting Israel

TEHRAN — Iran showed off missiles, warplanes, tanks and marching troops on Wednesday in a display of military strength in the face of growing regional tensions. The Islamic republic used the 36th anniversary of the start of the Iran-Iraq war to parade arms including 16 ballistic missiles through Tehran. A new missile with multiple warheads, […]

Attackers in Paris, Brussels Were Targeting Euro 2016 Soccer Tournament

New information from Mohamed Abrini, the “man in the hat” who was arrested in Belgium following the attacks in Brussels, suggests that the terror cell was planning on attacking the upcoming Euro 2016 soccer tournament. The tournament is due to be played from June 10 through July 10 in France. The cell that carried out […]

Report: Administration Not Targeting ISIS Training Camps

Training camps turning out thousands of Islamic State fighters a month are not being targeted by the Pentagon because of the potential collateral damage. Bill Gertz of the Washington Free Beacon reports that defense and intelligence officials question the Obama administration’s commitment to destroying ISIS. “If we know the location of these camps, and the […]

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