Peter Lounsbury

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First Liberty Files Lawsuit Against U.S. Air Force Officials for Assault at Retirement Ceremony

WASHINGTON, April 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Liberty Institute and attorneys with Kirkland and Ellis filed a lawsuit late yesterday with the …

Venezuela should be rich. Instead it’s becoming a failed state.

It's come to this: The country with the largest oil reserves in the world can't afford to brew its own beer, stay in its own time zone, or even have its own people show up to work more than two times a week.<p>Venezuela, in other words, is well past the point of worrying that its economy might …

Venezuela

Venezuelan president declares state of emergency citing US threats to topple his government

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro declared a 60-day state of emergency on Friday due to what he called plots from within the OPEC country and the United States to topple his leftist government.<p>Maduro did not provide details of the measure. A previous state of emergency, …

Want to know everything about your town or job? This site will show you

Welcome to Data USA! MIT Media Lab has released Data USA, an open source data visualization engine loaded with all publicly available U.S. data. The …

Data Visualization

Broken Science

<i>Nullius in verba</i> is the motto of one of the earliest scientific associations-the Royal Society, founded in 1663. Broadly translated, the phrase means …

'No Means No': Norway Sends Migrants On Anti-Rape Courses

“She kissed him — it’s an invitation to have sex.” The asylum seeker’s answer hangs in the air. The instructor’s smile falters, and an explanation is …

It’s Time For The Other 13 Candidates to Drop Out

At what point in Donald Trump’s inaugural address do you figure the GOP establishment will finally will grasp what’s been happening?The establishment …

Note to self

Note to self<p>Ever wanted to have an easy way to leave notes to yourself? Just call IFTTT and you'll get a transcript and mp3 attachment.<p>by <b>rana05</b><p>This …

The American energy story Obama won’t tell the world

A pumpjack brings oil to the surface in the Monterey Shale, California, April 29, 2013. REUTERS/Lucy NicholsonPresident Barack Obama is poised to repeat his history of weak-handed negotiations on the world stage when nearly 200 countries gather in Paris on Monday to consider an international …

Fossil Fuels

Turkish PM accuses Russia of 'ethnic cleansing' in Syria | Reuters

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey’s prime minister accused Russia on Wednesday of attempted “ethnic cleansing” in northern Syria, saying Moscow was trying to drive out the local Turkmen and Sunni Muslim populations to protect its military interests in the region.<p>Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu …

Teacher FAILS Students Who Proclaim Belief In God

One Texas teacher has decided to punish her students for believing in God.<p>A seventh-grader told the local school board her reading teacher told her …

Squandered Resources on College Education

Most college students do not belong in college. I am not by myself in this assessment. Washington Post columnist Robert Samuelson said, “It’s time to …

Conservative Speaker Silenced, Students Told To Leave, To Protect Students' FEELINGS

A conservative speaker at a California high school was interrupted and the students were dismissed to protect the “feelings” of the student body.<p>In a …

Obama and the Media's Muslim "Fear" Meme

Obama and his media allies have responded to the latest Muslim terror attack in America by condescendingly lecturing Americans about their "fear". …

79 Percent of Evangelicals See Violence in Middle East as Sign End Times Are Near

Nearly eight out of 10 Evangelicals say they believe the ongoing violence in the Middle East is an indication that the rapture is on the horizon, a …

The CAIR Effect: See Something, Do Nothing

As news of the San Bernardino jihadist shootings blared on airport TVs, I spotted a TSA monitor flashing the now ubiquitous message:“If you SEE …

At least 20% of Neanderthal DNA Is in Humans

At least one-fifth of the Neanderthal genome may lurk within modern humans, influencing the skin, hair and diseases people have today, researchers …

Putin says he 'hopes' nuclear warheads will never be needed against Isis... or anyone else

Vladimir Putin has said he hopes nuclear warheads will not be needed to deal with terrorists or anyone else, after Russia launched cruise missiles …

Russia

WATCH: Group lines up ISIS prisoners for execution, but preaches Islam instead

"Oh you ISISissies of extremism and darkness, while black masks are your trademark, ours is white clarity."<p>><br>• ><p>Syrian rebels stage mock execution of …

Christianity In The Middle East: On The Verge Of Extinction

One million three hundred thousand Iraqi Christians have been displaced, murdered or taken prisoner since 2003. A centuries old civilization now …

Email Released by Judicial Watch Shows Military Forces Were Immediately Ready To Move Night of Benghazi

UPDATE II: Looking back at the timeline and considering the statement below released by the Select Committee, this information isn't new. In fact,...

Welcome To Barack Obama's America

In the wake of an Oval Office speech which went over so terribly that it has Politico openly wondering whether the entire form of presidential …

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