Issues, Politics

United Airlines Gives Free Flights to Illegal Aliens

United Airlines is continuing the leftward trend of the big airlines against public opinion in hopes of winning more favor with travelers on the left and blue coasts after an announcement that they will fly illegal immigrants across the border. This comes on the heels of Delta’s rebuff by the Georgia state legislature after ending their collaboration with the NRA. If things keep moving in this direction, we’re wondering whether it might be time to resurrect Trump Airlines.

Here’s more from Daily Caller…

United Airlines revealed the company will provide complimentary flights to families who were separated as they illegally crossed over the United States border.

United is partnering with FWD.us, an advocacy group known for defending illegal immigrant rights, which made the announcement Wednesday.

In a statement on Facebook, FWD.us welcomed United to the partnership and thanked the airline for joining the ‘Flights For Families’ campaign. The effort is working to reunite parents that have been separated from their children when they  were detained illegally hopping the border. United will be donating flights to rejoin the families.

“A growing community of support is coming together to reunite families who were separated at the border. We are so thankful and happy to announce that United Airlines is jumping in and helping,” FWD.us’s statement read. “Thanks to this partnership with United, we are able to provide travel to the recently reunited immigrant families to get to their next destination with dignity.”

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Issues, Politics

Irony: Occupy ICE Erects Wall to Prevent Eviction

In a world constantly flirting with cynicism, a little bit of fun irony gets us through the day, and the Portland “Occupy ICE” movement did not disappoint. After being served by authorities with an eviction notice, protesters in the movement refused to vacate the premises and, instead, erected…wait for it…a wall. That’s right, but wait, there’s more. They then stationed ‘border guards’ to keep watch around their barricades. The moral of the story: walls are perfectly fine so long as they’re protecting leftists alone. But national security walls? That’s a moral outrage. Ahem.

Here’s more from The Daily Wire…

On Wednesday, The Daily Wire reported that “Occupy ICE” protesters in Portland had been given eviction notices and were ordered to pack up their belongings and demonstrate against vague notions of tyranny and oppression elsewhere.

But while some indeed cleared out (in a manner of speaking, at least), others decided to stay and fight, erecting — ironically — a “border wall” to enclose the Occupy ICE PDX encampment and stationing “border guards” around their tiny independent nation.

No, really. The border wall, which is in fact quite high (perhaps, say, to prevent border jumpers), went up over the weekend.

On Wednesday, bystanders noticed that Occupy ICE PDX had furthered militarized their border, stationing a “border patrol” around the perimeter and charging their new “wall guards” with monitoring their makeshift border wall around the clock.

 

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Big govt, Issues

California Bans Plastic Straws, Fines Violators

We were just recovering from our guffaw over Starbucks’ attempt to appease Mother Earth by implementing strawless lids, which actually require more plastic, and then California decided to ante up. Santa Barbara has decided that plastic straws may very well bring about the end of the world, and city leaders are aiming to save humanity. According to new city regulations, a violator (i.e., someone using a straw) could be fined up to a grand or even imprisoned for six months. Meanwhile, back in Russia…

Here’s more from Fox News…

Sippers, beware.

A California coastal city has become the latest municipality to ban plastic straws, enacting what is potentially the strictest plastic prohibition in the country.

Santa Barbara earlier this month passed the ordinance authorizing hefty fines and even a possible jail sentence for violators who dole out plastic straws at restaurants, bars and other food establishments.

According to the ordinance, violators on their first offense will be given a written warning notice. But the second time a purveyor of plastic straws defies the ban is when the heavy hand of the law could clamp down.

In that case, the ordinance cites penalties from the city’s municipal code for a “fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000), imprisonment for a term not exceeding six (6) months.”

In comparison, Seattle, which in the beginning of July became the first major city in the U.S. to ban plastic straws, only fines businesses $250 per offense.

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

Parents Fighting for Rights in LGBT-Friendly Schools

Parents in Delaware are taking on the transgender agenda at local schools with more than 11,000 filing objections to the Delaware Education Department’s Regulation 225 which sought to allow children to switch their gender at school without parental notification, let alone consent. In the midst of the parental outrage, the Department of Education and Indian River School District’s board of education unanimously voted against the original version, rewriting the decree to put parents back in the decision-making loop, though ‘trans’ students still have the choice of which locker rooms or bathrooms to use. Once upon a time, parents were the stewards of their children’s future;  now they’re just bystanders for the government’s cradle to grave nanny state.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

Larry Mayo, a grandfather with two relatives who are gay, spoke out against the Delaware Education Department’s Regulation 225 when it was released for public debate last November. The regulation was a bureaucratic move to allow school recognition of children wanting to change their gender without notifying their parents.

“The authority to raise children is not for the state. It’s for the parent,” said Mayo during an Indian River School District Board of Education meeting.

In the face of a firestorm of protest — more than 11,000 people filed objections with the Department of Education and the Indian River School District’s board of education voted unanimously to oppose the original version — Regulation 225 has been rewritten to put parents back at the top of the decision-making process. However, the updated version of the regulation still instructs school districts to make sure kids who decide their birth gender is no longer a good fit can use the locker rooms and bathrooms of their choice.

“Transgender youth deserve equal protection under the law. They don’t deserve special protection,” Mayo added. “I got harassed because I was 5 feet, 3 inches in the ninth grade. I dealt with it.”

Like Mayo, Linda Schroeder told the Indian River Board of Education her disagreement with Regulation 225 didn’t come from a dislike or fear of transgender people.

“We are not against a community or a person for their choice that they make,” Schroeder said. “The Department of Education wants to take our rights away as a parent – not knowing these things that are detrimental to our children – and give the authority to somebody else to decide what is best of your child.”

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Courts, Issues, Politics

SCOTUS Protests Already Begin to Backfire

The pre-planned, pre-printed and otherwise over-organized protests by the left witnessed in the lead up to and in the wake of President Trump’s Supreme Court nomination made clear that this wasn’t about one person. This was #FakeProtest and its target wasn’t strictly Brett Kavanaugh — or even Roe v. Wade dissidents. Instead, they were and are about resisting the authority of a Republican President of the United States. But their attempts to undermine Kavanaugh are so far-flung that even liberals are beginning to backpedal. And the result will be that his confirmation will quickly become inevitable as Democrat Senators up for reelection won’t want to be associated with the nutters.

Here’s more from PJ Media…

President Trump has nominated his pick for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, and predictably, there is much weeping and gnashing of teeth from the left. The womyn are lamenting all those abortions they want to have but maybe won’t be able to have if SCOTUS overturns Roe v. Wade, leaving abortion to the states. In their minds, this means that they would be automatically dragged into an alley (pregnant or not) and assaulted with a wire hanger by Kavanaugh himself, or something. I really can’t figure it out. All I hear is a bunch of caterwauling histrionics about how they love to rip human babies into bloody pieces. Yay, rights!

These protests, we are to believe, spontaneously “broke out” just as the president announced his pick.

Yeah, suuuuure.

Too bad we’ve already seen the pre-planning all over Facebook, geniuses! This one, in particular, is my favorite of all the hysterical propaganda. Here we have a cartoon of Justice Roberts swearing in a KKK hood-wearing Supreme Court justice. Or is it supposed to be Trump? Who knows, but have they no shame? 

“Trump will announce his new Supreme Court Justice nomination tomorrow, Monday, at 9pm, according to new reports,” said RefuseFascism.org. “Whoever he chooses will be dangerous for humanity. We must NOT allow this regime to lock in place a fully fascist Supreme Court that strips away the rights of women, Black people, LGBTQ people, immigrants, the environment, and so much more.”

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Big govt, Issues, Politics

Trump Offers Warren A Million for Proof

President Trump is still not finished taking Sen. Elizabeth ‘Fauxcahontas’ Warren (D-MA) to task over her alleged Native American heritage. While on the campaign trail stumping for Republicans, he offered a million greenbacks if Warren would take a genetics/ancestry test to ‘learn her heritage’. Warren has made a career of trolling Republicans with her socialist-light agenda. Now the shoe’s on the other foot. 

Here’s more from The Hill…

President Trump said Thursday that if he were facing Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) during a debate, he would offer her $1 million to take a test to prove her Native American heritage.

“But let’s say I’m debating Pocahontas, I’ll do this,” Trump said during a campaign rally in Great Falls, Mont., referring to Warren by the racially charged nickname he gave her during the 2016 presidential campaign.

“I promise you I’ll do this, you know those little kits they sell on television for $2? Learn your heritage,” Trump said.

“I’m going to get one of those little kits and in the middle of the debate, when she proclaims she’s of Indian heritage — because her mother said she has high cheekbones, that’s her only evidence,” Trump continued.

“We will take that little kit, we have to do it gently because we’re in the “Me Too” generation, we have to be very gentle,” Trump said mocking the movement that seeks to expose sexual misconduct in media, entertainment and politics.

“And we will say, ‘I will give you a million dollars, paid for by Trump, to your favorite charity if you take the test and it shows you’re an Indian,” Trump said. “And we’ll see what she does. I have a feeling she will say no but we will hold it for the debates.”

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Issues, Politics

Poll: Immigration Top Issue for Voters

A new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll reveals immigration is trumping the economy and healthcare as the deciding issue for American voters heading into the November midterm elections. The results reveal the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy on illegal immigrants is moving voters. What’s more, the leftwing outrage over the alleged Trump administration’s separation of children from parents is backfiring. In short, President Trump is playing the Democrats like a fiddle. If they can’t get their act together before the Labor Day sprint to November, the DNC may be taking a big red bath.

Here’s more from Reuters…

Immigration tops the economy and healthcare as the most important issue determining Americans’ vote ahead of the midterm elections in November, a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll shows.

Reuters/Ipsos data shows that immigration became a top concern for registered voters in the United States after the Trump administration in May announced its “zero tolerance” policy on illegal immigrants, saying they would be criminally charged. The policy became a political lightning rod in mid-June with disclosures that thousands of children were separated from their parents who were accused of crossing illegally into the country.

The poll, conducted between June 28 and July 2, found:

– Fifteen percent of U.S. registered voters said immigration was the top issue determining how they will cast their ballot in November, while 14 percent said the economy was their biggest concern.

– Twenty-six percent of registered Republicans cited immigration as the most important issue likely to determine their vote, up 14 percentage points from a similar poll conducted at the beginning of June.

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Issues, Politics

‘Zero Chance’ Trump Will Abolish ICE

In usual fashion, POTUS took to Twitter to send a message loud and clear concerning his unwavering support for Immigration and Customs Enforcement:

“To the great and brave men and women of ICE, do not worry or lose your spirit…The radical left Dems want you out. Next it will be all police. Zero chance, It will never happen!”

The Occupy ICE movement, like all the others, are more useful idiots for the Democrats’ class warfare strategy.

It all worked very well until it ran up against Trump. They’ll likely try it again with renewed fervor in 2020. And it’ll be fun to watch.

Here’s more from The Daily Caller…

President Donald Trump responded to growing calls to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Saturday morning, saying, “Zero chance, It will never happen.”

The president sent a tweet aimed at Democrats, some of whom have openly called for ICE to be reorganized or disbanded altogether. He also defended ICE’s accomplishments, particularly with regard to the violent gang MS-13.

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Big govt, Issues

Feds Fund Huge Study on Contraception for Lesbians

This week’s Non Compos Mentis Award goes jointly to the Department of Health & Human Services (where plenty of Obama holdovers still have jobs) and the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin.

HHS is funding a new study at UW to the tune of 350 grand to study contraception for lesbians.

Yep, according to the Washington Free Beacon, professor Jenny Higgins (who claims 20% of women in the US are lesbians) is examining whether “lesbians and bisexuals have ‘barriers’ to ‘adequate contraceptive care’.”

Meanwhile, we’d like to announce that we’re applying for a federal grant to study why federal bureaucrats are statistically likely to waste taxpayer dollars on useless ‘studies’.

We’ll keep you posted on whether we’re approved.

Here’s more from Hotair…

In today’s Taxpayer News You Can Use segment, we bring you a new study coming from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) which truly seems to be breaking new scientific ground. I ran across this information at the Free Beacon and at first thought it might be some sort of typo. But it wasn’t. The NIH is spending nearly $350K on a study to follow the habits of a number of women (in various categories) to find out what methods of contraception are “sexually acceptable” to them. That’s not really the startling part. Apparently, there are reports of significant numbers of women who are switching or even discontinuing the use of birth control because they find it to be unsatisfying in some fashion. If that’s the case you’d clearly want to correct that I suppose. Having birth control pills you don’t take seems to be on par with keeping an unloaded gun in your house.

The leading researcher on the project is Jenny Higgins, an associate professor in the Gender and Women’s Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Higgins specializes in “mixed-methods research on sexuality, gender, and reproductive health—especially people’s use of condoms and other contraceptive methods.”

Higgins is also currently involved with research into sexual minority women, or “people who identify as lesbian, bisexual and queer (among many other things).” She claims 20 percent of the female population in the United States are lesbians or bisexual.

“The overwhelming majority of SMW [sexual minority women] will engage penile-vaginal intercourse at least occasionally,” according to the researcher’s website. “New research suggests that SMW women have an increased risk of unintended pregnancy compared to their heterosexual peers.”

The study is examining “unique barriers” lesbians and bisexuals have to “adequate contraceptive care.”

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Culture, Issues

Report: Planned Parenthood in Massive Abuse Coverup

In addition to the undercover sting videos in 2015 which exposed Planned Parenthood’s heinous fetal body parts business, a new report by Live Action reveals a widespread cover-up of abuse of minors.

According to the report, Planned Parenthood locations across the country were caught failing to report incidents of rape when young girls were brought to clinics for abortions by their abusers.

Girls as young as 13 were ‘miscoded’ in PP’s computer system as pregnant due to consensual relationship. In some cases the abuser was the girl’s father.

Backed by several members of Congress, Live Action has called for a federal investigation by the Department of Health & Human Services.

The time has come to abort Planned Parenthood’s predatory business operation.

Here’s more from Daily Caller…

Planned Parenthood has covered up sex abuse for years by failing to report victims who came to its clinics to get abortions.

Live Action, a “media movement dedicated to building a culture of life and ending abortion,” published an investigative report Thursday showing that the abortion organization has been complicit in aiding sex abuse for years and turning a blind eye to abuse so as not to stain its reputation.

Planned Parenthood told a 15-year-old Arizona girl who’d been raped that they wouldn’t report her rape to the police because it was too much of an inconvenience, a 2014 sheriff report shows. The abortion organization maintains that it mistakenly “miscoded” the incident as consensual sex rather than abuse.

In another case, George Savannah raped and impregnated his daughter when she was only 14, 16 and 17 years old, court documents in Washington show. After she became pregnant, he took her to multiple Planned Parenthood clinics to get abortions so that he would not get caught for abusing her daughter. The abortion organization did not report any suspected abuse despite the girl’s young age.

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