White House says no plans to change restrictions on blood donations from gays

From The Washington Times:  The White House said Tuesday the Obama administration has no plans to lift a restriction on gay men donating blood, a policy that has angered gays in the wake of the terrorist attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. “We’re going to rely on scientific advice,” said White House press …

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Bernie Sanders: We have to replace current DNC leadership

From The Washington Times:  As Democrats look to unify ahead of the general election, Sen. Bernard Sanders on Tuesday called for replacing the current leadership at the Democratic National Committee and for a “fundamental transformation” of the party itself. “The time is long overdue for a fundamental transformation of the Democratic Party,” Mr. Sanders told …

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“Mainstream Muslim culture” is the problem

From The Washington Times:  Gay conservative activist Milo Yiannopoulos says “mainstream Muslim culture,” not radical Islam, is to blame for Sunday’s terrorist attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Yiannopoulos, a senior editor at Breitbart News, told Rich Zeoli in a radio interview that he believes all of Islam encourages violence against gays and …

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Omar Mateen was gay, a regular at Pulse; Orlando shooter’s wife under investigation

From The Washington Times:  Family members and an ex-wife of Omar Mateen say he regularly espoused homophobic views, but regulars at the LGBT nightclub where the 29-year-old American-born Muslim gunman killed 49 while pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group described him as a routine visitor. Others recognized him from gay dating apps, adding to …

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After private meeting, Bernie Sanders still won’t endorse Hillary Clinton

He cannot endorse her as long as the FBI Email investigation is still hanging over her head. That’s his chance to win the White House. From The Washington Times:  As the primary season officially came to an end Tuesday, Sen. Bernard Sanders met privately with Hillary Clinton — but the Vermont senator still isn’t ready …

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House votes to stop IRS from collecting info of nonprofit donors

From The Washington Times:  The House took a concrete step Tuesday to neuter the IRS in the wake of the tea party-targeting scandal, approving legislation that would stop the tax agency from being able to request the names of major donors to nonprofit organizations. IRS officials have signaled they don’t regularly use the information anyway, …

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Obama effectively restarts Afghanistan combat operations a year after officially ending them

From The Washington Times:  More than a year since the Obama administration officially ended American combat operations in Afghanistan, the White House’s newly minted battle plan for the country effectively restarts the combat mission for the 9,800 U.S. service members still in the country. White House officials have given the administration’s tacit approval to allow …

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Constitutional law professor: ‘Second Amendment must be repealed’

From The Washington Times:  A constitutional law professor penned an op-ed for Rolling Stone Monday calling for the “outdated” Second Amendment to be repealed, saying America’s Founding Fathers “got it wrong” on the right to bear arms. “I teach the Constitution for a living,” wrote David S. Cohen, a professor at Drexel University in Philadelphia. …

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George Takei warns NRA: ‘You don’t want to mess with’ LGBT community

From The Washington Times:  Former “Star Trek” star and gay activist George Takei penned an op-ed for The Daily Beast Tuesday arguing that the First Amendment cannot be protected without limiting the Second, and calling for a “common-sense” ban on firearms “designed for mass slaughter.” Mr. Takei wrote that the LGBT community is grappling with …

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Transgender troops in limbo as Pentagon debates policy

From Military Times:  Defense Secretary Ash Carter last year formed a working group to hammer out a new policy, which he said would be unveiled by this spring. Yet the issue has stalled amid high-level disagreement over the details, according to officials familiar with the Pentagon’s internal debate. Many key questions remain. Allowing a service …

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These 10 Theaters In Idaho Will Give You An Unforgettable Viewing Experience

Congratulations to the NuArt & the Kenworthy! Via Only In Your State: On a hot summer say, sometimes the best place to be is a cool, air conditioned theater, catching up on the latest Hollywood blockbuster. But the only thing better than enjoying a seriously good flick at the nearest IMAX is a unique trip …

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ISIS Released “Kill List”, 13 States That Are Being Targetted

Via MyFreshNews:  Computer hackers who work for the Islamic State Group recently released a report with a “kill list” this week that includes names, addresses, and email addresses of 24,439 Americans. Sadly, there is a chance that you, your friends, and your family could be on the list. No one is currently safe. Out of …

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Transgender student’s all-state honors in girls’ track and field ignites backlash

What happens when reality contradicts your political correctness? From The Washington Times:  Alaskan parents and their daughters are upset that a transgender student captured all-state honors in girls’ track and field. Haines High School senior Nattaphon Wangyot took fifth place in the girls 1-2-3A 100-meter finals and third-place in the 200-meter race on May 27. …

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White House insists endorsement won’t influence Hillary Clinton email probe

Remember this?  On September 8, 1974, president of the United States Gerald Ford issued Proclamation 4311, which gave Richard Nixon a full and unconditional pardon for any crimes he might have committed against the United States while president. In a televised broadcast to the nation, Ford explained that he felt the pardon was in the …

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Study ‘undercuts climate alarm,’ suggests case for man-made global warming overstated

From The Washington Times:  Whenever climate models overestimate temperatures linked to rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere, scientists have pointed to a convenient fall guy: aerosols, which cool the planet and act as a counterweight to global warming. But what if the cooling influence of aerosols isn’t as powerful as believed? Preliminary findings from …

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Obama: Orlando massacre shooter was ‘filled with hatred’

But he cannot bring himself to say “radical Islam.” That would go against his metanarrative. From The Washington Times:  President Obama said the man who opened fire in an Orlando gay nightclub early Sunday, claiming the lives of 50 people and injuring dozens more, was “filled with hatred.” “Although it’s still early in the investigation, we …

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