Month: June 2020

Was it all for this? The failure of the Conservative legal movement

The bargain has never been explicitly articulated, but religious conservatives know what it is. The bargain is that you go along with the party establishment, you support their policies and priorities—or at least keep your mouth shut about it—and, in return, the establishment will put some judges on the bench who supposedly will protect your constitutional rights to freedom of worship, to freedom of exercise. How has that worked out for us?

Hundreds of Michigan residents turn over unsolicited ballot applications sent to dead, underage and non citizen ‘voters’

Hundreds of Michigan residents have responded to state Sen. Ruth Johnson’s (R-Holly) request for evidence of ballot applications sent to dead, noncitizen, or underage “voters” by Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D).

Massive expansion of vote-by-mail approved in Illinois

Governor J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday approved a massive expansion in voting by mail, a plan derided by Republicans nationally.

The Democrat said allowing voters to mail in ballots for the November presidential election would limit polling place crowds and COVID-19 transmission.

Anonymous Berkeley professors shreds BLM injustice narrative

An anonymous history professor at U.C. Berkeley has penned an open letter against the current narratives of racial injustice underpinning the BLM movement and ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd.

Its authenticity was confirmed by Kentucky State University Assistant Professor of Political Science, Wilfred Reilley, who says he was sent a copy of the letter along with Stanford University economist Thomas Sowell.

University of Florida drops ‘Gator Bait’ cheer due to term’s ‘horrific racist imagery’

UF President Kent Fuchs said the change was just one of many the school is making to address racism on its campus, amid ongoing protests following the death of George Floyd.

“While I know of no evidence of racism associated with our ‘Gator Bait’ cheer at UF sporting events, there is horrific historic racist imagery associated with the phrase,” Fuchs said in a statement. “Accordingly University Athletics and the Gator Band will discontinue the use of the cheer.”

Woke city council removing ‘chief’ from top positions to avoid offending Native Americans

As reported by MPR News, the City Council is planning to consider an amendment to the town charter changing the names of “chief administrative officer” and “chief financial officer” to simply “city administrator” and “financial director,” respectively.

Blue Flu: NYPD officers planning 4th of July “Independence” strike against anti-police climate

A sizable contingent of officers is already planning to walk off the job at “1500 hours” or 3PM on the national holiday, leaving America’s biggest city without an appropriate police force. The left-wing protestors and rioters continually calling for the abolition of the agency will have a taste of life without a professional police force to enforce the law and ensure public safety.

Scientist who predicted 10 years ago 2020 would be ‘mayhem’ says civil war could be next

Professor Peter Turchin, whose expertise lies in cultural evolution and historical dynamics, said ten years ago in Nature that after the start of 2020, we would see the beginning of “a period of major social upheaval” marked by “mayhem” and “widespread civil unrest”.