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Local/State News

HISTORIANS HOPE LOT IS KEY TO MISSING REVOLUTIONARY WAR SOLDIERS

Land slated for a Pre-Kindergarten school in Brooklyn could contain a mass grave for Revolutionary War-era soldiers, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--NewsMax.com--


SRO: NYC SUBWAY TO REMOVE SEATS TO PUT MORE PASSENGERS IN TRAINS

NEW YORK - After a 30-day audit of the subways, the MTA released its two-phase reorganization plan, including a plan to take some seats out of trains to increase capacity.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Fox-5 NY--


Political Science

PLANNED PARENTHOOD’S NEW GUIDELINES SAY GENITALS DON’T DETERMINE SEX

Certain body parts don’t define male or female gender, according to Planned Parenthood’s updated guidelines on how parents should talk to their kids about sexuality.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--The Daily Caller--

Editorial Comment

What are new parents to say in place of “It’s a boy!” and “It’s a girl!”? - BK


SEA LEVELS ARE FALLING

That’s right, according NASA, sea levels are going DOWN! This is big news. How come the media hasn’t mentioned it?

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Ice Age Now--


SCIENTISTS BUILD DNA FROM SCRATCH TO ALTER LIFE’S BLUEPRINT

At Jef Boeke’s lab, you can whiff an odor that seems out of place, as if they were baking bread here. But he and his colleagues are cooking up something else altogether: yeast that works with chunks of man-made DNA.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Phys.org--

Editorial Comment

In other words, humans may become intelligent designers of new life forms. So why is it so impossible to believe that another intelligent designer designed us? - BK


Poughkeepsie Journal Letters

LETTERS TO THE POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL EDITOR - 07/26/17

Read and comment on today’s letters to the Poughkeepsie Journal.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--TheBlaze--


Media Watch

MSNBC WRONGLY CLAIMS ‘MAJORITY’ OF POLICE KILLINGS HIT ‘PEOPLE OF COLOR’

On Sunday’s PoliticsNation, after MSNBC legal analyst Paul Butler incorrectly claimed that a “majority” of those killed by police officers are “people of color,” host Al Sharpton later reiterated that it “usually” happens to “people of color.” In fact, according to statistics compiled on police killings for 2015 and 2016, for those cases in which the victim’s race has been identified, more than half those killed were white.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--NewsBusters.org--


KANSAS PAPER DOUBTS CONTEST WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION BASED ON PRO-TRUMP POST

A Kansas woman who entered a national makeup artists contest has been disqualified from personally redeeming her prize after having been declared its winner. Why? Because, and only because, she posted on Instagram, without comment, a “Trump for President” 2016 graphic on Election Day last year.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--NewsBusters.org--

Editorial Comment

Ref: Previous story.

It’s funny how this media bias works. If a man says he’s a woman, the media don’t say, “He says he’s a woman,” they falsely report on him as if he actually is a woman. And then in contrast, there’s this story. - BK


DAILY BEAST WRITER ATTACKS ‘BUTCH QUEEN’ SARAH HUCKABEE SANDERS ‘IN DRAG’

With incessant coverage on everything from slut-shaming to the Women’s March, the liberal media claim to stand for all women. All women, unless they disagree with a liberal agenda, that is.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--NewsBusters.org--

Editorial Comment

Leftists can get away with being both homophobic and misogynistic - as long as the target is a conservative. - BK


MEDIA BASH TRUMP’S BOY SCOUTS SPEECH, NEGLECT OBAMA’S USE OF CHILDREN TO PROMOTE AGENDA

Liberal [sic] media are bashing President Donald Trump for mentioning health care reform and “fake news” in a speech to Boy Scouts, but were silent about these time Presdient Barack Obama exploited children to advance his political agenda.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--CNSNews.com--


News of the Day

KILLER COP MOHAMED NOOR WAS ‘DIVERSITY’ HIRE

Questions continue to mount about the strange shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond at the hands of a Minnesota cop.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--WND--


TRUMP TAKES JAB AT DEAR (EX)LEADER IN BOY SCOUT SPEECH

Former President Barack Obama was booed Monday night after President Donald Trump took a verbal shot at him during a speech.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--NewsMax.com--


NEW U.S. NAVY AIRCRAFT CARRIER SETS SAIL WITH NO URINALS

The USS Gerald R. Ford - the newest U.S. Navy aircraft carrier, and the first in its class of ships - is ditching urinals, introducing “gender neutral” bathrooms.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--New York Daily News--


TRUMP BASHES WASH POST AS ‘LOBBYIST WEAPON’ FOR AMAZON...

“The Amazon Washington Post fabricated the facts on my ending massive, dangerous, and wasteful payments to Syrian rebels fighting Assad.....” President Trump tweeted Monday night.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--CNSNews.com--


TRUMP ADMINISTRATION LINING UP CLIMATE CHANGE ‘RED TEAM’

The Trump administration is in the beginning stages of forming an adversarial “red team” to play devil’s advocate in a plan to debate the facts behind global warming and take on what skeptics call climate alarmism.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Washington Examiner--

Editorial Comment

It seems to me that this is a poor choice of names considering that the other side consists mostly of “Reds”. - BK


DEAR (EX)LEADER’S CRIMINAL IRS DOLED OUT MORE THAN $24 BILLION IN POTENTIALLY BOGUS REFUNDS

The IRS doled out more than $24 billion in potentially bogus refunds claimed under several controversial tax credits in 2016, according to a new audit that said $118 million was even paid to people who weren’t authorized to work in the U.S. in the first place.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Washington Times--


U.S. NAVY FIRES WARNING SHOTS TOWARD IRANIAN SHIP DURING ‘TENSE ENCOUNTER’

A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots toward an Iranian naval ship during a “tense encounter” in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, according to an American defense official.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--The Washington Free Beacon--


DC COURT DELIVERS PRO-CONSTITUTION RULING ON GUN RIGHTS

A federal appeals court in Washington, DC, ruled on Tuesday that the city’s laws restricting public carrying of firearms amounted to a “total ban” on exercising that right. The decision breaks with courts elsewhere that found otherwise.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--BuzzFeed--


NEWLY DECLASSIFIED MEMOS DETAIL EXTENT OF IMPROPER OBAMA-ERA NSA SPYING

The National Security Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation violated specific civil liberty protections during the Obama years by improperly searching and disseminating raw intelligence on Americans or failing to promptly delete unauthorized intercepts, according to newly declassified memos that provide some of the richest detail to date on the spy agencies’ ability to obey their own rules.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--The Hill--


DEMOCRATS’ IT AIDE IMRAN AWAN ARRESTED AT DULLES WHILE TRYING TO FLEE THE US

Pakistani-born Imran Awan, who was a longtime IT aide to former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, was reportedly arrested at Washington, D.C.‘s Dulles International Airport Monday night while trying to flee the country.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--TheBlaze--


NEWLY DECLASSIFIED MEMOS DETAIL EXTENT OF ‘IMPROPER’ OBAMA-ERA NSA SPYING

The National Security Agency and FBI violated specific civil liberty protections during the Obama administration by improperly searching and disseminating raw intelligence on Americans or failing to promptly delete unauthorized intercepts, according to newly declassified memos that provide some of the richest detail to date on the spy agencies’ ability to obey their own rules.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--The Hill--

Editorial Comment

Was it just “improper” or was it illegal? - BK


TRUMP SEEKS TO BAN GENDER-BENDERS FROM SERVING IN U.S. MILITARY ‘IN ANY CAPACITY’

WASHINGTON - President Trump said Wednesday that the U.S. military will not accept transgender troops into its ranks or allow them to serve in any capacity, reversing a policy that began under the Obama administration - and triggering intense criticism from lawmakers and civil libertarians.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--USA Today--


JOHN BOEHNER USED TO ‘SNEAK INTO’ WHITE HOUSE TO VISIT OBAMA

Speaking at an event in Las Vegas last week, former Speaker of the House John Boehner said that he used to “sneak into” the White House to see President Barack Obama, according to The Washington Post.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Mediaite.com--


SOURCE: SESSIONS TO ANNOUNCE INVESTIGATIONS INTO INTELLIGENCE LEAKS

Attorney General Jeff Sessions will soon announce several criminal leak investigations, Fox News has learned.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Fox News insider--


ANTI-TRUMP DOSSIER FIRM DID WORK FOR CORRUPT REGIMES, RIGHTS GROUP CLAIMS

Corrupt Russian and Venezuelan officials benefited from the work of the Washington-based firm that also commissioned the largely unsubstantiated anti-Trump campaign research dossier, according to testimony from a leading South American human rights campaigner submitted to a congressional panel probing the 2016 Russian election-meddling scandal.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--Washington Times--

Editorial Comment

The story leaves out another corrupt regime the firm did work for: the Obama administration. - BK


Tales of Political Correctness

POLICE ASK EX-MUSLIMS TO PULL ‘ALLAH IS GAY’ SIGN, BUT ALLOW ‘JESUS IS GAY’ TO STAY

During London’s Pride parade last week, members of Britain’s Council of Ex-Muslims (CEMB) were asked by police to lower their banners that read “Allah is Gay,” while other signs saying “Jesus is Gay” attracted no such concern.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--CNSNews.com--

Editorial Comment

This is real “Islamophobia”. - BK


Our Brave New Schools

PRINCETON’S NEW ‘MEN’S ENGAGEMENT MANAGER’ TO COMBAT AGGRESSIVE MASCULINITY ON CAMPUS

Are young men at Princeton University violent, aggressive, hyper-masculine, stalkers, or rapists?

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--The College Fix--

Editorial Comment

Why not just make it illegal for males to go to college? - BK


BERKELEY BANS RICHARD DAWKINS FOR ‘ABUSIVE SPEECH’

Commentary by Michael Brown

By canceling a talk by famed scientist and atheist Richard Dawkins, left-wing progressives have engaged in an ugly double standard, further exposing their hypocrisy.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--WND--


MIZZOU HAS OFFICIALLY FIRED BOTH EMPLOYEES WHO BULLIED STUDENTS DURING MOB PROTESTS

Officials at the University of Missouri’s flagship campus in Columbia have finally rid themselves of the administrator and the professor who physically and verbally attacked student journalists during the eruption of Black Lives Matter protests that rocked the school’s campus in November 2015.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--The Daily Caller--


Selected Commentary and Analysis

IF ARROGANCE WERE A CRIME, A LOT OF JOURNALISTS WOULD BE IN JAIL

Commentary by Bernard Goldberg

[E]ven though Donald Trump brings so much of this on himself, no president deserves this nonstop snarky onslaught - no matter how convinced journalists are that he should never have been elected in the first place.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--TownHall.com--


SCHOOL VOUCHERS ARE NOT A FORM OF ‘WELFARE’

Commentary by Will Flanders

It’s time school-choice advocates adopted the language of their intellectual progenitor, Milton Friedman.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--National Review--


CAPITOL HILL REPUBLICANS - STARTING WITH PAUL RYAN - NEED A BACKBONE

Commentary by Jeffrey Lord

Where is the demand for an investigation of the Clintons and Russia?

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--American Spectator--


OBAMACARE FACTS ‘LIBERALS’ DON’T WANT YOU TO KNOW

Commentary by Jarrett Stepman

Perhaps too often, Americans take the findings of independent government agencies--whether executive or congressional--as fact.

(Posted Tuesday, July 25, 2017 )   <Read it>

--CNSNews.com--


WANT TO CUT YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT? GET LIQUEFIED WHEN YOU’RE DEAD

Analysis by Lesley McClurg

You may not equate death with climate change, but disposing of human remains leaves a fairly hefty carbon footprint.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--KQED Science--


USA TODAY’S IMPEACHMENT-PUSH POLL

Commentary by L. Brent Bozell III Tim Graham

If there’s anyone left in America who still thinks the national newspapers aren’t partisan, they must have missed the front page of USA Today on July 24. The banner headline across the top read, “USA Split on Trump Impeachment.” It took a poll attempting to figure out very publicly whether the voters want Trump impeached yet.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--CNSNews.com--


LIFE OF COLD WAR ‘MISSILEMAN’ REVEALED

Commentary by Paul Bremmer

In 1989, Wallace Clauson flew from Seattle to Philadelphia to help his son, John, build a fence around the house near Princeton, New Jersey.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--WND--


THE NEW REPUBLIC GOING FULL COMMIE

Commentary by David Hogberg

I’m old enough to remember when Fred Barnes wrote for The New Republic. Of course, back then Barnes wasn’t as conservative as he is now, but TNR was also a much more liberal-moderate magazine. It was far from the silly leftist rag that it has become.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--American Spectator--


THE CHARLIE GARD STORY EXEMPLIFIES THE LEFT’S WAR ON PARENTS

Commentary by Ben Shapiro

The state continues to encroach on parents’ control of their children.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--National Review--


$2 MILLION BATHROOM

Analysis by John Stossel

Did you see the $2 million dollar bathroom? That’s what New York City government spent to build a “comfort station” in a park.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--TownHall.com--


WHY PEOPLE ARE GETTING THE HELL OUT OF THE NORTHEAST

Analysis by Catey Hill

Last year, three states in the Northeast - New Jersey, New York and Connecticut - landed in the top five places people were moving out of fastest, according to 2017 data from United Van Lines.

(Posted Wednesday, July 26, 2017 )   <Read it>

--New York Post--


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