NEWS

Monday, 10 June 2019
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Americans don’t have to look as far as Venezuela to see the massive failure of a government incapable of delivering the basics of what people need from their government. A brief look at California shows how the twisted priorities of Democrat political leadership are creating a dangerous environment ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/10/2019 9:16 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 10 June 2019
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With rats running everywhere among piles of decaying garbage, these shocking images of a tent city look like a sordid third world shanty — but are actually downtown Los Angeles. The horrifying photos show what the Los Angeles Times calls “collapse of a city that’s lost control” — and what is believed ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/10/2019 9:14 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 10 June 2019
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It takes a lot of resilience to look over one’s shoulder at California. We Americans are a proud people and love our country. We know we’re wildly imperfect, but we also have seen our country overcome difficulties to become a more perfect union. California, not so much. One glance at the formerly ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/10/2019 9:12 AM by Bobbie Patray
Friday, 07 June 2019
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   A vendor weighs buds for medical marijuana patients attending Los Angeles’ first-ever cannabis farmers market. (Frederic J. Brown/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images) By Bertha Madras, April 29, 2016 Each week, In Theory takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives. ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/07/2019 9:26 AM by Bobbie Patray
Thursday, 06 June 2019
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There are more than 10,000 illegal aliens living in the United States who are from foreign countries that have been designated as state sponsors of terrorism by the State Department. Newly obtained federal data from the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) reveals there to be over 10,000 illegal ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/06/2019 8:17 AM by Bobbie Patray
Thursday, 06 June 2019
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This week, the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to count self-identified illegal immigrants in the 2020 census. Cities worry adding the citizenship question could undercount 6.5 million people. Their argument, however, isn't just about political power but billions of dollars in federal funds states ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/06/2019 8:15 AM by Bobbie Patray
Thursday, 06 June 2019
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Arrests at the southwest border increased for the fourth straight month in May as authorities continued to grapple with an unprecedented influx of migrants from Central America. 132,887 people were arrested between ports of entry in May, up from 99,304 migrants in April, according to data from U.S. ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/06/2019 8:14 AM by Bobbie Patray
Thursday, 06 June 2019
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Congress could never get away with creating constitutional rights for illegal aliens to remain here, yet a single lower court just did so on Thursday. And where Congress would face deep reprisal in the next election, faceless judges will never feel the heat. Conservatives fear that extreme Democrats ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/06/2019 8:07 AM by Bobbie Patray
Wednesday, 05 June 2019
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  On Tuesday, English-language media outlets across the world reported that the Netherlands permitted a doctor to assist 17-year-old rape victim Noa Pothoven in killing herself. Euthanasia is legal in cases of "hopeless and unbearable" suffering in the Netherlands, but Pothoven did not die from ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/05/2019 5:40 PM by Bobbie Patray
Tuesday, 04 June 2019
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  An ISIS supporter suspected of leading a jihadist cell has told a court he regrets beheading one of two Scandinavian backpackers found murdered in their tent in Morocco. Abdessamad Ejjoud, 25, made the admission Thursday in Morocco where he is on trial for the murders of Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/04/2019 6:11 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 03 June 2019
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The man behind the new plan to assign adversity scores to every student who takes the SAT is the same person who championed the controversial Common Core K-12 curriculum standards that remain a point of contention among parents, teachers and political leaders in many states. David Coleman, president ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/03/2019 8:33 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 03 June 2019
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In the 1992 movie A Few Good Men, there is a courtroom scene where the prosecuting attorney (played by Tom Cruise) tells the defendant Marine officer Nathan Jessup (played by Jack Nicholson) that he wants the truth. To that, Jessup shouts back, “You can’t handle the truth.” What brings that to mind ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/03/2019 8:32 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 03 June 2019
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The answer is no. As I argue in today’s Martin Center article, the College Board has decided to side with the “progressives” and further undermine the defense of assessing people on their individual capabilities and achievements rather than supposed group disadvantages. The “adversity score” idea ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/03/2019 8:29 AM by Bobbie Patray
Monday, 03 June 2019
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It would be nice to think that high school students can get into a good university based on their abilities or talents, but a proposed change to the SAT shows how the concept of meritocracy has been turned into a sham. The College Board, according to The Wall Street Journal, will now assign an “adversity ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/03/2019 8:27 AM by Bobbie Patray
Saturday, 01 June 2019
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  May 31, 2019  2019 blogposts, blog /by David Fowler, President Family Action Council of TN If Alabama’s new law abolishing the issuance of marriage licenses was intended to circumvent the U.S. Supreme Court’s Obergefell v. Hodges decision regarding marriage, its Legislature utterly failed. ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/01/2019 5:28 AM by Bobbie Patray
Thursday, 30 May 2019
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A record number of children from Alabama’s foster care system found permanent homes during the 2018 fiscal year, Gov. Kay Ivey announced today. There were 710 foster children adopted during the year that ended Sept. 30, up from 509 in fiscal year 2017 and 502 in 2016. The previous record was 676 ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/30/2019 8:30 AM by Bobbie Patray
Thursday, 30 May 2019
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Pro-life groups praised the Trump administration on Friday for proposing changes to an old Obama-era rule that threatened the conscience rights of people who oppose abortions. The new rule applies to the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. It clarifies that the federal definition of sex discrimination ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/30/2019 8:29 AM by Bobbie Patray
Thursday, 30 May 2019
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Iowa. Kentucky. Mississippi. Ohio. Georgia. Alabama. What do these states have in common? Courage and compassion. They’ve passed Heartbeat bills (Missouri and Louisiana are on their way), banning the brutal act of abortion once a heartbeat can be detected in unborn children. I love how mainstream ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/30/2019 8:28 AM by Bobbie Patray
Thursday, 30 May 2019
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At 1144 Locust Street in Philadelphia, in front of a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic, at least a thousand pro-life protestors gathered on the spot where, one week ago, state representative Brian Sims filmed himself harassing a peaceful woman praying outside the clinic. “She is an old white lady, ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/30/2019 8:26 AM by Bobbie Patray
Thursday, 30 May 2019
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The last abortion clinic in the state of Missouri may shut down this week and its closing may have nothing to do with the new pro-life law the state legislature passed to ban abortions. Currently the only abortion facility doing abortions on unborn babies in the state of Missouri is located in St ...Read More...
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Posted on 05/30/2019 8:25 AM by Bobbie Patray
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