University bans dreadlock wigs, hijabs from student orientation: ‘Cultural appropriation’

By Wires on Monday, August 31st, 2015 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

Fake dreadlocks just aren’t funny, say Western University student orientation organizers. The school is banning its orientation leaders from donning cultural or religious symbols ironically, such as hijabs and dreadlock wigs, after several students complained about past orientations. In Western’s tradition, first-year students attending student orientation are divided into teams led by second-year students called […]


PHOTO: Coffee shop patrons pray with police officer before his shift

By Kyle Olson on Monday, August 31st, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

Americans are coming together while a minority are seeking to sow seeds of racial strife. That’s clearly evidenced in unscripted, random moments like this. Brett Passmore posted this photo of a police officer praying with patrons at a Starbucks before his shift. An officer at Starbucks this AM was about to leave to start his […]


Woman having seizure robbed of $25,000 Rolex in NYC

By Olaf Ekberg on Monday, August 31st, 2015 in Uncategorized 131 Comments

A woman having a seizure in the back of a taxi in New York City was robbed of her purse, which contained a Rolex watch worth $25,000, according to police. Thieves reportedly snatched the woman’s purse through an open cab window at it sat at Eighth Avenue and West 21st Street at 5 a.m., DNA […]


Local NJ Dem Party chairman defends photo with Donald Trump

By Olaf Ekberg on Monday, August 31st, 2015 in Uncategorized 2 Comments

Edison Democratic Organization Chairman Keith Hahn looked pretty happy to be getting his picture with Republican presidential front runner Donald Trump. Hahn was a part of an ad hoc group of officers that protected Trump as he made an unannounced visit to The Barclays PGA golf tournament held in Edison, New Jersey over the weekend. […]


SHOCK POLL: 97% of DC cops have ‘no confidence’ in police chief

By Kyle Olson on Monday, August 31st, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

Amid a 43% increase in murders, safety is disintegrating in Washington, D.C., while innocent residents and police officers are frequently on the receiving end of the violence. That’s why the DC Police Union is fighting back and declaring it has “no confidence” in Police Chief Cathy Lanier, according to a news release from the union. […]


Report: ‘Elite FBI team’ investigating Hillary emails under Espionage Act

By Olaf Ekberg on Monday, August 31st, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

Fox News is reporting Hillary Clinton is being investigated by the FBI under a law intended for spies. An intelligence source tells Fox News that an “elite FBI team” is leading the “extremely serious investigation” into the former Secretary of State’s home email server. Fox’s Katherine Herridge says the FBI is investigating Clinton under a […]


Hundreds descend on gas station to honor slain deputy

By Kyle Olson on Sunday, August 30th, 2015 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

Hundreds of people descended on a Texas gas station Saturday evening to declare that all lives matter. Hundreds attending vigil to remember Deputy Darren Goforth. Impressive sight. pic.twitter.com/B1p3lwHhjx — Tim Wetzel (@KHOUTim) August 29, 2015 “I mean, he was doing his job, but he was just standing there,” Barbara Adams, a neighbor of the gas […]


Driver crashes while posing for ‘selfie’ with passengers

By Olaf Ekberg on Sunday, August 30th, 2015 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

Most states have texting bans to cut down on distracted driving. Few, if any, have selfie bans probably because they figured it was a no-brainer. But Maine police say that exactly what Jordan Toner was doing when he crashed into a tree Saturday. According to the Maine State Police, the 29-year-old was driving in Orient […]


DNC tensions boiling over: Debbie fires back at O’Malley

By Kyle Olson on Saturday, August 29th, 2015 in Uncategorized 1 Comment

Debbie Wasserman-Schultz didn’t appreciate presidential candidate Martin O’Malley once again calling for more debates between the Democratic candidates. After O’Malley’s remarks to DNC honchos, the chair of the party shot him an icy glare and offered a limp going-through-the-motions handshake. But Wasserman-Schultz’s protest didn’t even there.


Michigan Jewish summer camp tagged with swastikas

By Kyle Olson on Saturday, August 29th, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

Three Michigan men have been charged after police say they vandalized a Jewish summer camp for children. Dakota Burnett, 20, and Xavier Mulac and Cody Emelander — both 18 — were each arraigned Friday on two counts of malicious destruction of personal property less than $200, one count of malicious destruction of a building more […]


Democratic activists launch petition demanding more debates

By Kyle Olson on Saturday, August 29th, 2015 in Uncategorized No Comments

The rank-and-file in the Democratic Party are siding with Martin O’Malley and Bernie Sanders in demanding more pre-primary debates between the candidates. CREDO Action launched a petition titled, “Tell the Democratic National Committee: Let the Candidates debate!” It reads in part: Informed debate is at the heart of our democracy – but the Democratic National […]