Brave USA Gymnastics chief Mary Bono under fire for blacking out Nike symbol on shoes

Oct 15, 2018

(INSIDE THE GAMES) The new interim President and chief executive of USA Gymnastics Mary Bono has found herself embroiled in scandal just a day after being appointed in the role, after a tweet emerged of her criticising sports clothing brand Nike. The tweet, which she posted last month but has since deleted, shows her blacking…

Freedom From Religion atheists sue after IRS revokes their ‘charitable’ arm

Oct 15, 2018

(RELIGION NEWS) An atheist relief organization has sued the Internal Revenue Service, claiming its tax-exempt status was unfairly revoked. IRS officials say the group failed to file required annual information to the agency for three years. But the group’s leaders say churches do the same thing all the time and are never penalized. Nonbelief Relief,…

Kangaroo attacks family

Oct 15, 2018

(BBC) An Australian wildlife carer has suffered a punctured lung as she and her family fought off a savage attack by a kangaroo at their property. Linda Smith, 64, and her husband Jim were feeding kangaroos hit by drought conditions in Queensland when the 6ft (1.82m) grey turned on Jim. The couple and their son…

Chaos in Portland

Oct 15, 2018

(OREGON LIVE) A demonstration billed as a march for “law and order” in the streets of Portland descended into chaos as rival political factions broke into bloody brawls downtown Saturday night. Members of the right-wing group Patriot Prayer and their black-clad adversaries, known as antifa, used bear spray, bare fists and batons to thrash each…

Over 17 inches of snow fell in North Dakota

Oct 14, 2018

(WEATHER.COM) Over 17 inches of snow fell in parts of eastern North Dakota – the area’s first significant snowfall of the season – when snowstorm swept through the area this week. The Grand Forks Air Force Base recorded a whopping 17.4 inches overnight Wednesday into Thursday with snow drifts piling up to 33 inches high,…

Deceived top conservative think-tank scholar becomes transgender

Oct 14, 2018

(WASHINGTON POST) Giselle Donnelly is a renowned national security expert, author and conservative think-tank scholar — and even though she’s 65 years old, she was “born” only this year. That’s because Giselle has just recently transitioned to living openly as a trans woman. She is now re-introducing herself to the Washington community she has been…

US pastor freed from Turkey prays with Trump in Oval Office

Oct 14, 2018

(AP NEWS) Freed American pastor Andrew Brunson fell to one knee in the Oval Office and placed his hand on President Donald Trump’s shoulder in prayer on Saturday, asking God to provide the president “supernatural wisdom to accomplish all the plans you have for this country and for him.” Trump welcomed Brunson to the White…

Immoral Hollywood executives gave 99.7% to Democrats

Oct 13, 2018

(HOLLYWOOD REPORTER) Hollywood has always been a reliable source of contributions to Democratic Party politicians and organizations, but perhaps never so more than the 2018 election cycle. Of the more than $4 million in federal donations made by the top Hollywood executives and entertainers, 99.7 percent went to Democrats and Democratic-leaning political action committees or organizations,…

40% of the American middle class face poverty in retirement

Oct 13, 2018

(CNBC) Nearly half of middle-class Americans face a slide into poverty as they enter their retirement, a recent study by the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis at the New School has concluded. That risk has been driven by depressed earnings, depressed asset values and increased health-care costs — causing 74 percent of Americans planning to…

China finally admits it is building concentration camps

Oct 12, 2018

(WASHINGTON POST) WHEN REPORTS began filtering out of China last year about a massive indoctrination and internment drive against ethnic Muslim Uighurs in the western region of Xinjiang, the government in Beijing denied that anything was going on. Later, China acknowledged that criminals and people who committed minor offenses might be sent to “vocational education” centers…

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