David Pritchett

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Fox News Host Airs George W. Bush’s ‘Frighteningly Accurate’ 2007 Warning on Iraq

Fox News host Megyn Kelly aired a warning issued by former President George W. Bush on Iraq Thursday night, calling it “frighteningly accurate.”<p>The clip was taken from a 2007 press conference and features Bush warn that if the U.S. withdrew too early from Iraq, troops would eventually have to …

Watch the Top 10 Best Performances From the Late Robin Williams’ Iconic Career

As the world mourns the passing of beloved Hollywood actor Robin Williams, people are also celebrating the astounding legacy he leaves behind as one of the greatest entertainers in American history.<p>Williams found fame by showcasing an array of talents. In addition to his storied acting career, …

‘Atlas Shrugged’ Meets Real Life as a Radio Host ‘Goes Galt’ on the Air

On Thursday, a Minnesota radio host took a page out of Ayn Rand’s book: He decried self-sacrifice and taxes before quitting on-air.<p>“We are endlessly told to live for others,” said host Jason Lewis during his Thursday show. “Taxes are patriotic. The pursuit of happiness has been replaced by the …

Two Guys Broke Into a Professional Wrestler’s House. When He Came Home, They Were Still There — So He Chased Them Down

Burglars probably feel a special fear when they see a homeowner’s approaching headlights mid-burglary.<p>Now just imagine you’re robbing the home of a wrestling superstar — and he starts chasing you.<p>That’s what happened to two men this week, one of whom was arrested and one of whom escaped, at the …

Obama Greeted in Los Angeles With Street Art Campaign About His ‘Scandals’

When President Barack Obama stops by the Los Angeles home of “Scandal” creator Shonda Rhimes for a $32,400-per-plate fundraising dinner Wednesday, he’ll be greeted with a list of some of his own “Scandals” as part of a rogue campaign by an L.A. street artist.<p>Image: Truth Revolt<p>Specially adorned bus …

Hollywood Heavyweight’s Message for America Includes Takedown of Obama, Democrats — and One Woman He Calls a ‘Gang Leader’

Outspoken conservative actor <b></b>Jon Voight got a bunch things off his chest this weekend, expressing a “heavy heart” about illegal immigration, Benghazi, the IRS scandal, the VA scandal, the unfair treatment of conservative filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza, and particularly that many of his predictions about …

Cancer, Heart Disease, Stroke, Dementia? Study Says Common Bodily Function Could Keep ‘Em All at Bay

Scientists out of the University of Exeter in the U.K. said harnessing the power of one particular bodily function could prevent cancer, among a host of other diseases, the Western Daily Press noted.<p>Which one, you ask? (We know you’re asking…)<p>Flatulence.<p>More precisely…<i>smelling</i> it.<p>Image source: …

Some Anti-Hunting Advocates Are Furious Over a Photo of Steven Spielberg With a ‘Dead Animal’…There’s Just One Major Problem

You know all about the firestorm over 19-year-old cheerleader Kendall Jones posting photos of herself on Facebook with animals she’s killed.<p>Kendall Jones wrote that this was the first big game she shot with a bow. (Image source: Kendall Jones/Facebook)<p>It seems the controversy has led some in the …

What Mitt Romney Got Right

Obama mocked him as a Cold War retread. But he understood reality far better than the president.<p>It’s been a year of crisis after international crisis, whether in Ukraine, Iraq, Syria or Mali. Such a bad year, in fact, that it’s almost become customary for pundits to ask what seems to be a mere …

Obama Administration: Skip Dessert at Your Fourth of July Picnic!

The Obama administration is encouraging Americans to eat a healthy Fourth of July holiday meal — one that excludes lots of the things most people look forward to, like ribs, soda and dessert.<p>Jocelyn Harrison, an intern at the Department of Agriculture’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, …

‘I’m Going to Educate You…’

Appearing on “Hannity” Tuesday night, TheBlaze’s Dana Loesch clashed with Patricia Ireland, a leader in the feminist movement and former president of the National Organization for Women, over the Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case.<p>The two were at odds early and often as Ireland …

Bill Ayers’ Blunt Response When Asked by Megyn Kelly What It Would Take to ‘Make You Bomb This Country Again’

Megyn Kelly continued her tough line of questioning in part two of her confrontational interview with former domestic terrorist Bill Ayers, which aired on Tuesday. During the culmination of the discussion, Kelly grilled Ayers on his relationship to President Barack Obama and asked him what it would …

Proposed Chicago Ordinance Would Require All Gun Sales to Be Videotaped, Limit Citizens to One Handgun Per Month — Guess Who’s Behind It

Chicago alderman have given preliminary approval to a new ordinance that would require gun sales to be videotaped, records be stored and restrict citizens to one handgun per month. The measure would also restrict where gun stores can be located.<p>Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Credit: Getty Images North …

The Gender-Neutral Pronouns Schools in Vancouver Will Use in Addition to ‘He’ and ‘She’

“Xe,” “Xem” and “Xyr”: These are the words that public schools in Vancouver have added as gender-neutral additions to he/she, him/her and his/hers.<p>Photo credit: Shutterstock<p>The gender-neutral replacement pronouns were approved by the school board Monday as part of a policy to better support …

High School Student Says He Uncovered Something ‘Appalling’ When He Tried to Access NRA Website, TheBlaze, Others | TheBlaze

While conducting an Internet search for his classroom debate on gun control, Andrew Lampart’s attempts to access some websites on his school computer were unsuccessful.<p>To start with, the senior at Nonnewaug High School in Woodbury, Connecticut, said he couldn’t access the National Rifle …

The Teenager Who Tripped Up Pelosi Has Words for Obama…And Glenn Beck

Andrew Demeter knew he’d only have one shot.<p>“It was kind of one of those moments where you’re like, ‘I’m either going to do this or I’m not,'” Demeter recalled. “I wanted to take advantage of the opportunity since I knew after I popped the question to Leader Pelosi I’d probably have a restraining …

‘The Longer You Are in the Tea Party, the More Racist You Become’: What Educators Learned at Alarming ‘White Privilege’ Conference

Would it surprise you to learn that educators were recently taught at the fifteenth annual White Privilege Conference in Madison, Wisconsin, that “racism is central to America;” “the longer you are in the Tea Party, the more racist you become;” and “this country was built on white principles for …

‘We Suck and We’re Sorry’: Beck Lashes Out at Video Saying White Men Need to Apologize for Their Privilege

A video titled “White Guys: We Suck and We’re Sorry,” which argues that white men need to apologize for their privilege and past transgressions, was recently picked up by the Huffington Post.<p>The video didn’t sit well with Glenn Beck, who saw it around 3 a.m. on Thursday and immediately wrote a …

Mike Rowe Offers a Fan Some of the Greatest Career Advice You’ll Ever Hear

When one of his fans wrote him asking for career advice, Mike Rowe offered some words of wisdom that are pretty much universal. However, the blunt guidance isn’t what every person wants to hear when looking for their “dream job.”<p>The fan, Parker, wrote:<p>Hey Mike!I’ve spent this last year trying to …

Meet the Army Veteran Who Could Once and for All Destroy One of the Left’s Key Gun Control Arguments

INDIANAPOLIS — Eric Dietz, Ph.D., the former director of Homeland Security for the state of Indiana and 22-year Army veteran, says he is only interested in one thing when it comes to the debate over stationing armed personnel and teachers in America’s schools: saving lives.<p>Eric Dietz. Credit: …

‘We’ve Got to Make Them Afraid of Us’: Guess Who Plans to Spend $50 Million to Create Anti-Gun Version of NRA

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $50 million in 2014 to build a “nationwide grass-roots network to motivate” anti-gun voters, the New York Times reports.<p>Basically, the billionaire wants to create the anti-Second Amendment version of the National Rifle Association. Eventually, …

‘If You Have a Boehner Lasting More Than 23 Years…’: GOP Candidate Releases Hilarious Ad About ‘Electile Dysfunction’

With the 2014 midterm elections less than seven months away and primary elections just around the corner, campaign ads are starting to appear on radio, television and the Internet. Lesser-known candidates challenging incumbents have been known to use ads that might be considered …

Before You File: Chop Up Your Tax Dollars and See Where They Went

Wondering where your money goes after Tax Day?<p>Trillions of dollars in tax revenue are due Tuesday, but most Americans have no idea where their cash ends up. This image from the Heritage Foundation might help:<p>The Heritage Foundation created this image of the U.S. dollar, chopped up by spending …

Students Fed Up With Michelle Obama’s School Lunch Overhaul — Menu-Item Snapshots Spell Out Why

First, about one million public school students said “no way” to their cafeteria menus after Michelle Obama’s anti-obesity campaign led to anger and frustration over food that apparently many American kids didn’t want to stomach.<p>But for those without other options, all that’s left is the power of …

Here’s What Happened to Crime in Chicago After Illinois Finally Passed Concealed Carry Law

On July 9, 2013, a bill to recognize Illinois gun owners’ right to carry concealed firearms was passed by both chambers of the state Legislature. Illinois became the last state in the nation to allow public possession of concealed guns.<p>shutterstock.com<p>Gun control advocates warned that high-crime …

14-Year-Old’s Simple Idea Could Help Save U.S. Gov’t Nearly $400 Million a Year

A 14-year-old student came up with an ingenious idea to help his Pittsburgh-area middle school cut waste and save money. However, he soon realized that his idea could have a much more far-reaching impact.<p>(CNN)<p>Eventually, he was promising the federal government he could help them save nearly $400 …

Teacher’s Alleged Response to 5-Year-Old’s Endearing Act Has These Outraged Parents Strongly Considering Homeschooling

When Marcos and Kathy Perez heard the words coming from their 5-year-old daughter’s mouth, they were flabbergasted.<p>Image source: YouTube raw clip<p>In fact, so unheard of and blatantly out of step with American values was the incident they were hearing about that Marcos Perez pulled out his iPhone and …

Why a High School Was Ordered to Tear Down Its Brand-New Baseball Bleachers Will Likely Have Small-Gov’t Advocates Shaking Their Heads

The U.S Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights has forced a school in Michigan to tear down a brand-new set of bleachers for its boys’ varsity baseball team because the new seating is nicer than the girls’ softball bleachers.<p>Plymouth High School in Canton, Mich., was ordered to tear down a …

Dem Mayor Resigns After Being Arrested for Allegedly Taking Bribes From Undercover FBI Agents

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, a Democrat who has been in office less than six months, resigned Wednesday, just hours after he was arrested and accused of taking more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as businessmen who wanted to do work with North …

Dem State Senator Who Authored Gun Control Legislation Arrested for Conspiring to Traffic Firearms

<i>Story by the Associated Press; curated by Jason Howerton</i><p>—<p>SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California state senator who authored gun control legislation asked for campaign donations in exchange for introducing an undercover FBI agent to an arms trafficker, according to court documents unsealed Wednesday.<p>FILE …