Communism

Raul Castro ‘steps down’ . . . and remains in complete control of Cuba

By Dan Calabrese Maybe you don’t remember when we used to pay attention to the shams that were communist governments around the globe. One thing that was understood back then was that you didn’t necessarily

Pure Evil

Cal State Fresno professor: It’s a darn good thing that racist Barbara Bush is dead

By Dan Calabrese There’s no time like the death of a beloved 92-year-old woman to tar her as a dirty racist, at least not if you’re Randa Jarrar. An English professor at Cal State Fresno,

Abortion

Federal court rules Ohio has no right not to fund Planned Parenthood

By Dan Calabrese Apparently Planned Parenthood has rights no one else has, among them the right to receive state funding even if the state legislature doesn’t want to provide any such funding. Try to follow

Philadelphia Plane Crash

Passenger-shot Facebook video inside plane seconds before Philadelphia crash is pretty freaky

By Dan Calabrese His attempt to broadcast a Facebook Live to tell his family he loved them – just in case – didn’t turn out so well, which would come as no surprise to anyone

Today in Racism!

Starbucks will close 8,000 stores on May 29 to conduct ‘racial bias training’, and one of the trainers will be . . . Eric Holder

By Dan Calabrese They’re actually calling it “unconscious racial bias training,” which is supposed to mean you’re being a racist but you don’t realize it and don’t mean to. I’ve been through these kinds of

Religious Persecution

Turkey begins show-trial of U.S. pastor it’s holding hostage for being a Christian

By Dan Calabrese The only difference between Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Ruhollah Khomeini is the number of American hostages each Islamic tyrant is responsible for holding. Khomeini had more hostages, but Erdoğan’s kidnapping of Pastor Andrew Brunson

Botanical Murder

Left now trying to blame Trump for killing plants in Hawaii

By Dan Calabrese So let me get this straight: We could save taxpayers more than $1 million a year and all that will go wrong is that 200 “plant species” will die out in Hawaii?

Free Speech

Ace Hardware: Come to think of it, we’re not pulling our ads from Laura Ingraham’s show after all

By Dan Calabrese How quickly can David Hogg sic his fans on every single one of Ace Hardware’s vendors via Twitter? Assuming he hasn’t lost interest in being the Anthony Fremont of the modern age,

Today in Racism!

If anyone in that Philly incident was racist, it was Starbucks, not the cops

By Dan Calabrese My leading theory is that no one here was being racist at all. Someone was just being very inflexible about a customers-only policy and the people on the other end of the

Syria

Russians strike out at UN: Only China, Bolivia vote for resolution condemning attack on Syria

By Dan Calabrese They should have started the resolution with a condemnation of Israel. That would probably have gotten them at least a few more votes. But it’s not been a good day for Russia