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What Really Happened to Harry Reid? Part 5

(John Hinderaker) I have written about the severe injuries that Harry Reid mysteriously sustained on New Year’s Eve or New Years Day on five occasions: here, here, here here and here. In each of those posts, I expressed skepticism that...Show More Summary

Extra Crispy? California Solar Farm Killed 3,500 Birds

Ivanpah is a $2.2 billion dollar solar energy projected aimed at powering up to 140,000 homes for twice the electrical cost. It also killed 3,500...

Many GOP Contenders Court Evangelical Voters

“An unusually large field of Republican presidential contenders is trying to win the support of evangelical primary voters, worrying many social conservatives that their influence will be diluted in a way that boosts more-centrist candidates,” the Wall Street Journal reports. [...]

Tanker truck flips, explodes south of LA

No injuries have been reported after a truck caught fire, closing 710 fwy in Bell — KTLA (@KTLA) April 26, 2015

3 Die in Possible Molotov Cocktail Attack in L.A.

Three people were found dead inside a Los Angeles-area tire shop early Saturday in a fire bombing. A 911 caller said he saw someone throw a Molotov cocktail inside the El Monte shop and witnesses reported a car leaving the scene. "When...Show More Summary

Texas getting hammered with severe weather

Large supercell with reported tornado on Jason Doss' stream near Proctor, TX — SevereStudios (@severestudios) April 26, 2015

Clinton Criminal Empire Admits ‘Mistakes’ Hiding Tens of Millions From IRS

“[W]e made mistakes, as many organizations of our size do, but we are acting quickly to remedy them, and have taken steps to ensure they don’t happen in the future,” Pally wrote in the lengthy statement, which noted the organization … Continued

Ferguson's Fortune 500 Company

Why the Missouri city — despite hosting a multinational corporation — relied on municipal fees and fines to extract revenue from its poorest residents

Re-Claiming a Moral Profession in Unethical Times

A bitter irony unfolded in New York's budget process this year as Governor Cuomo, in his allegiance to hedge fund campaign contributors, managed to push through ethics reforms alongside an education reform package that stands as theShow More Summary

Droning On

An interesting post on Drones by Darksyde over at DKOS.

Diet Pepsi Dropping Aspartame

Americans love their diet soda, considering they’re consuming 20 percent more than they did just 15 years ago. But after PepsiCo’s diet soda sales dropped 3.2 percent in the first quarter of this year, the company has decided to change up its recipe and swap the artificial sugar additive aspartame for the less controversial sucralose. [...]

Hypocrite Liberals Silent on Muslims Murder of Gays While Christian Cakes Raises Their Fury

Here is a fact: liberals and militant gays hate Christians more than they hate actual, real oppression of gays. This isn’t hyperbole, it is a foregone conclusion in light of the jihad that gays have launched for Christian bakeries while at the same time utterly ignoring the near daily murdering of gays in the Muslim world. Show More Summary

BECAUSE DIVERSITY!:  Johns Hopkins University student government votes to ban Chick-Fil-A from its …

BECAUSE DIVERSITY!:  Johns Hopkins University student government votes to ban Chick-Fil-A from its campus.  Because, you know, tasty chicken and the whole belief in God thing is a #microaggression against the LGBTQ community.

Should Christians Watch Game of Thrones?

That’s the question posed by a fascinating article over at the Evangelical Channel at Patheos. It’s a question that actually has salience for everyone, not just Christians. Everyone who consumes media – books, TV, music, whatever — is engaging not just in an act of entertainment but also, to at least some extent, in act of soulcraft. Show More Summary

Peter Schweitzer — answering the questions about the lack of direct evidence (or a "smoking gun") — makes an analogy to the way insider trading cases are proved.

On Fox News Sunday: I did not have access to internal memos, but... you see this pattern of benefit.... The analogy I would use [is] like insider trading. I wrote a book a couple years ago on members of Congress who were potentiallyShow More Summary

Open Thread: Charles Koch Feels Himself Misunderstood

(Jack Ohman via Bring in the full orchestral section of tiny violins, as Charles (Happy in Baronial Kansas) Koch explains his woes to USAToday: WICHITA — Charles Koch and his industrial empire are mounting an aggressive...Show More Summary

2 bodies recovered, 5 people still missing in Mobile Bay, Alabama

Two bodies recovered and 5 people missing in Mobile Bay where storm capsized boats Saturday, Coast Guard says. — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) April 26, 2015

Weekend Caption Contest™ Winners

The March 13 Weekend Caption Contest™ was very popular. The assignment was to caption the following picture: Here are the winning entries: 1) (Paul Hooson) – “How do you address a Clinton in a suit? – “Will the defendant please rise?””...Show More Summary

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