Anti-Muslim militia warns against refugee invasion at Idaho statehouse: ‘This isn’t some made-up crap!’

Anti-Muslim militia warns against refugee invasion at Idaho statehouse: ‘This isn’t some made-up crap!’

Travis Gettys An Idaho militia group protested the arrival of Syrian refugees by issuing dark warnings based on anti-Muslim conspiracy theories. The III% Idaho group rallied Monday outside the statehouse in Boise, where about 100 anti-government activists, many wearing flak jackets and other armor, waved American flags and banners promoting their pro-gun militia group, reported

San Diego sniper surrenders after 5-hour standoff with police

San Diego sniper surrenders after 5-hour standoff with police

Reuters San Diego police on Wednesday took into custody a gunman who had fired at officers responding to a domestic violence incident after an extended standoff that prompted the nearby international airport to temporarily divert inbound flights. San Diego International Airport lifted a hold it had put on all arriving flights during the incident at

Mike Huckabee begs Congress: Defund the presidency to stop Obama from destroying the Constitution

Mike Huckabee begs Congress: Defund the presidency to stop Obama from destroying the Constitution

Bethania Palma Markus GOP presidential candidate and former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee suggested that one way Congress could stop the Obama administration from extending visas to immigrants is to cut off funding to the White House. According to a video clip procured by Right Wing Watch, Huckabee was reacting to Newsmax hosts who said President Obama

Steve Jobs considered an Apple car in 2008

Steve Jobs considered an Apple car in 2008

International Business Times

Even Steve Jobs had thoughts on what an Apple-built electric vehicle would look like. During an interview with Bloomberg published Wednesday, Nest CEO Tony Fadell revealed that the Apple co-founder had considered how the company could build its own Apple Car. It was in 2008, shortly after the launch of the iPhone, that Jobs and Fadell,…

Bernie Sanders new climate change bill would halt new leases for fossil fuel extraction on public lands

Bernie Sanders new climate change bill would halt new leases for fossil fuel extraction on public lands

Reuters Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders on Wednesday unveiled a climate-change bill that would crack down on fossil fuel extraction, a move sure to please activists who want party front-runner Hillary Clinton to make the same commitment. Sanders, a U.S. senator from Vermont, wants to halt new leases for fossil fuel extraction on public lands

Alabama cop may lose medal earned for shooting suspect — after video shows he was lying about man’s gun

Alabama cop may lose medal earned for shooting suspect — after video shows he was lying about man’s gun

Travis Gettys Officer Daniel Aguirre was awarded a medal earlier this year after shooting a robbery suspect during an arrest — but a newly released video shows he was lying. The Birmingham Police Department temporarily rescinded the Combat Cross Medal late Tuesday awarded to Aguirre in May after AL.com published a dashboard camera video obtained

This 1965 compromise over immigration is to blame for much of the mess today

This 1965 compromise over immigration is to blame for much of the mess today

History News Network Oscar Handlin (1915-2011) assumed a consequential role in the drafting of immigration reform legislation, beginning in the late 1940s. The offspring of enterprising Russian Jewish immigrants who re-established their lives in Brooklyn and a professor of American history at Harvard University, his book, The Uprooted (1951) received a Pulitzer Prize. We know