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‘This Is Not a Day Care’: Read College President’s Scathing Open Letter to ‘Self-Absorbed and Narcissistic’ Students

In the face of college students far and wide complaining about emotional “triggers” they see and hear, annexing “safe spaces” where opposing views can’t hurt their feelings and even threatening free speech, Everett Piper is seemingly fed up with it all.<p>The president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University …

Prominent Harvard Professor Uses No Filter, Sends Scathing Message to Student Protesters

As college students nationwide garner national media attention for their protests against school administrations and perceived racial injustices on their campuses, famed Harvard professor Alan Dershowitz has a word for them: hypocrites.<p>In a no-holds-barred interview with Business Insider, …

Army Sergeant Delivers Fiery Message About Spiritual Forces Behind the Paris Terror Attacks and the ‘Chaos Going on All Over the World’

Stationed in South Korea, U.S. Army Sgt. Marcus Rogers said that when he woke up to the news that Paris had been hit yet again with terror attacks, he concluded that “we are at war — whether you want to admit it, whether you want to believe it.”<p>But on his now-viral video, Rogers described a very …

Dozens of Women Detained in Texas Immigration Center Reportedly Go on Hunger Strike: ‘Where Are Our Rights?’

Almost 30 women who are being held in a Texas immigration facility went on a hunger strike this week to protest both their imprisonment and treatment.<p>According to Grassroots Leadership, a civil rights organization that seeks to eradicate for-profit private prisons and jail facilities, 27 women are …

Officer Accused of Using Illegal Maneuver During Confrontation With Skater After Witness Video Surfaces

New video shows the moment a New York City police officer wrestled a skateboarder to the ground after placing him in a chokehold, a maneuver that has been banned by the NYPD for more than two decades.<p>The skateboarder seen in the video, 22-year-old Yibin Mu of Queens, uploaded the footage to YouTube …

South Carolina Police Officer Who Flipped Student Out of Her Chair During Viral Arrest Has Been Fired

<b>UPDATE 12:09 P.M.:</b> Sheriff Leon Lott announced Wednesday afternoon that Richland County Senior Deputy Ben Fields was fired.<p>Lott said that while he “takes responsibility” for the action of his officer, the student should bear the responsibility for her actions and for disrupting the classroom …

‘It’s the Truth Coming Out’: Surveillance Video Leaked From Inside Black Police Association Has Dallas Police Chief Under Scrutiny

Dallas’ police chief is under fire after the release of a surveillance video that purportedly captures the leader of the Dallas Black Police Association discussing how he receives favors from the police chief.<p>Police Chief David Brown has faced criticism from several police officer groups in the …

Texans Voting on Very Texas Constitutional Amendment — as Well as Six Others

Until Friday, Texans will have the opportunity to participate in early voting on seven new state constitutional amendments — including an amendment that would protect their right to hunt.<p>According to KLTV, Texas has the highest number of paid hunting license holders in 2015. One of the seven …

Donald Trump’s Surprise Personal Promise to Wounded Veteran in Audience Gets Major Applause: ‘Unbelievable’

Donald Trump made a surprise promise to the a wounded veteran and his family at a campaign rally in Iowa on Tuesday followed by thunderous applause by the crowd.<p>Trump was taking questions from supporters in Sioux City, Iowa, when he called on a wounded veteran named Todd. The veteran explained his …

Defiant NRA Chief Draws Line Against Washington, ‘Media Elites’: We Will Never Surrender or Submit

In a speech that was both bleak and defiant, National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre called on conservative activists Thursday to fight Washington and “media elites” who want to “strip our rights away.”<p>National Rifle Association Executive Vice President and CEO Wayne …

GOP Congressman: We May Vote to Hold Lois Lerner in Contempt ‘as Early as Next Week’

Following an explosive exchange with Rep. Elijah Cummings during a House Oversight Committee hearing on Wednesday, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) confirmed that Congress could decide to hold Lois Lerner in contempt as “early as next week.”<p>Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of the agency’s …

Mom Holds 23-Year-Old Man at Gunpoint – and He’s Lucky She Didn’t Start Shooting After What He Did to Her Teen Daughter

A mother in Fort Mill, S.C., held a 23-year-old man at gunpoint until police arrived after she discovered he was having sex with her 15-year-old daughter.<p>Though it was only a BB rifle, the man is lucky she fought the urge to start shooting. The mom, whose identity is being withheld to protect her …

Federal Judge Deals Stinging Blow to Chicago Gun Ban

CHICAGO (TheBlaze/AP) — Gun restrictions in Chicago were dealt a stinging blow Monday when a federal judge ruled ordinances that ban the sale of guns within the city unconstitutional.<p>In a move that will invigorate Second Amendment enthusiasts, U.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang said Monday that …

President Obama, While on Hawaii Vacation, Lambastes GOP Who ‘Went Home for the Holidays’ and Abandoned Less Fortunate

President Barack Obama holds his shave ice as he exits Island Snow to greet people waiting outside, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. (Image source: AP/Carolyn Kaster)<p>While President Barack Obama continued what the New York Times called a “real and rare vacation in Hawaii,” he used his Weekly Address to …

Conservative Congressman Shares a Gun Photo Guaranteed to Annoy Liberals

On Monday, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) tweeted out a photo of what he considers to be the “best gun lubricant around.” — “liberal tears.”<p>Stockmann, who is challenging Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) in the 2014 Republican primary for the U.S. Senate, routinely takes humorous jabs at the left on social …

Suspected Burglar Really Didn’t Know Whose House He Was Breaking Into…and It Cost Him His Life

A suspected burglar was shot dead after he tried to break into the home of an off-duty Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper on Friday night.<p>Police say the criminal was caught trying to enter the home in Deep Deuce, Okla., when he was confronted by the armed off-duty cop. The trooper reportedly opened …

Just Guess What Nancy Pelosi Says ‘Must Be Our Priority on Day One’ of the New Year

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Friday that the top priority of Congress in 2014 should be to extend unemployment insurance.<p>According to The Hill, Pelosi said in a statement that the upcoming expiration of federal unemployment benefits is “simply immoral.”<p>“Starting tomorrow, …

‘We Have to Do More’: Obama Marks One Year Anniversary of Newtown Massacre to Suggest More Gun Control

President Barack Obama marked the one year anniversary of the Newtown massacre that claimed the lives of 20 young children and six school workers to suggest the implementation of more gun control Saturday.<p>The president, who said “our hearts were broken for the families that lost a piece of their …

A Dem. Congresswoman Wants to Extend Unemployment Benefits to a Very Unlikely Group of People

Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-Texas) called for unemployment benefits to be distributed to “working men and women” during a speech on the House floor Thursday.<p>“Let us vote to provide for unemployment insurance for working men and women so that faces across America will not have the tear of desperation …

Widow Faces Eviction in Fla. City For ‘Living Off the Grid’

A Fla. city is set to evict a widow for her unique lifestyle of “living off the grid.”<p>Robin Speronis told WFTX-TV that she was given an eviction notice after the station aired a story about how she chooses to live in a home without modern amenities, such as running water and electricity.<p>“A code …

White House Fights Charges of ‘Orwellian’ Tactics From the News Media

White House press secretary Jay Carney on Thursday faced a press corps fed up with the lack of presidential access given to photojournalists while the White House uses its image machine to pump out exclusive shots taken by President Barack Obama’s official photographer.<p>The long-simmering problem …

‘Just Goes On and On’: Father Gives Up on Trying to Enroll Critically Ill Son in Obamacare After More Than 50 Phone Calls

The Obama administration insists healthcare.gov is improving. Tell that to John Gisler, who has given up on Obamacare after being unable buy on the website and making more than 50 phone calls.<p>White House chief technology officer Todd Park testifies before the House Oversight Committee about …

Black Supremacist Who Claimed ‘We Are Going to Have to Kill a Lot of Whites’ No Longer Employed by DHS

The controversial Department of Homeland Security employee who ran a black supremacist website and claimed blacks would have to “kill a lot of whites” to “survive the 21st century” is no longer employed by the agency. DHS did not reveal whether he was fired or allowed to resign.<p>Image source: …

Glenn Beck Says He Nearly Lost His Mind When He Heard CNN’s Christiane Amanpour Say This

Glenn Beck said on his radio program Tuesday he “about lost (his) mind” when he heard CNN’s Christiane Amanpour compare Israel to South Africa during the coverage of former South African leader Nelson Mandela’s memorial.<p>Christiane Amanpour attends the Women in the World Summit 2013 on April 4, 2013 …

Veteran Turns to Craigslist to Try and Buy a Christmas Present — These Are the Two Men Cops Say Made It the Last Thing He Ever Did

National Guard Sergeant First Class Jim Vester from Indianapolis was killed last week while trying to complete a Craigslist transaction for an iPad that appears to have been a setup.<p>Jim Vester was murdered after a Craigslist transaction for an iPad turned out to be a hoax. (Image source: …

‘Inexperienced,’ ‘Powerless’ and ‘Timid’: This May Not Be What MSNBC Expected to Hear from a Focus Group Grading Obama

A focus group conducted by Democratic pollster Peter Hart found that disappointment in President Barack Obama is running high among some of his previous supporters, MSNBC reported Monday.<p>The focus group’s sharp criticism of President Obama would seem to keep in line with his recent record-low …

Bizarre TSA Confiscation Leaves Woman ‘Appalled’, ‘Shocked and Embarrassed All at the Same Time’

A Washington woman is now speaking out after she says a TSA agent confiscated her sock monkey doll’s tiny toy gun and threatened to call the police on her earlier this month.<p>Phyllis May of Redmond told KING-TV she is “appalled and shocked and embarrassed all at the same time” about the Dec. 3 …

Watch What Happens When a Democratic Rep. Decides She Doesn’t Want to Answer Questions About Benghazi

<b>UPDATE</b> — In response to multiple outlets reporting the New Hampshire Congresswoman’s refusal to address Benghazi, her office released the following statement:<p>Like all Americans, I was horrified by the tragic attack on our Embassy in Benghazi that killed four patriotic Americans. Our focus must …

Rumor Check: Did Obama Admin. Really Ignore Pearl Harbor Anniversary on Twitter?

Over the weekend, TheBlaze received a few tips from readers that the White House and President Barack Obama’s Twitter accounts completely skipped any mention of the 72nd anniversary of Japan’s deadly attack on the U.S. at Pearl Harbor.<p>Image source: Twitter<p>With those tips in mind, we went to …

Budget talks turn to military pensions

Can savings from military pensions be part of the solution to avoid deeper cuts from defense next month?<p>That’s an important question facing House-Senate negotiators as they try to close out a deal this week to avoid another round of sequestration in January and restore some certainty to the …