UC Irvine College Republicans to hand out baby pacifiers to students in campus ‘safe zone’

Via Breitbart:  “Members of the UCI College Republicans are aggressively combating ‘Political Correctness’ by distributing 100 infant baby pacifiers at a school administration directed ‘safe zone training’ event that was created in response to the club bringing conservative speaker Milo Yiannopoulos to campus,” the CR’s press release states, adding: “Leftists have killed Traditional Liberalism on …

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Millennial Women Don’t Care That Hillary Clinton Is a Woman.

According to Asche Schow with the Washington Examiner, Hillary doesn’t wow millennial women for a variety of reasons, including being stuck in the past: Clinton appears to be fighting the battles of her generation of women, not today’s. She still tells stories of past sexism (or questionable accounts of current sexism) that just don’t appeal to …

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Uber lowers the rate of fatal accidents and arrests for DUI, disorderly conduct, and assaults

This is from economists Sean Mulholland and Angela Dills research paper Ride-Sharing, Fatal Crashes, and Crime: The advent of smart-phone based, ride-sharing applications has revolutionized the vehicle for hire market. Advocates point to the ease of use and lower wait times compared to hailing a taxi or pre-arranging limousine service. Others argue that proper government oversight is necessary …

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Video: African hairbraider Melony Armstrong’s inspiring story

The Melony Armstrong describes the high cost of senseless licensing requirements. Why must she receive a state license to braid hair? Via Mark J. Perry:  Melony Armstrong is a petite, 40-year-old African-American mother of four who owns Naturally Speaking, a hairbraiding salon in Tupelo, Mississippi. When she began her hairbraiding business, she met an unexpected obstacle: …

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How to succeed without a degree: “High-Credentials”

Bottom line: if you aren’t going to get a 4-year degree, get a professional license or certificate. Via Joanne Jacobs:  High school graduates with “high credentials” — but no college — earn almost as much as four-year college graduates at the age of 26, concludes a Center for Public Educationreport. High-credentialed workers earn higher wages and are …

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(Ex-)boy wins state honors in girls’ track

Via Joanne Jacobs:    Tia Goward, “Ice” Wangyot and Joei Vidad competed in the 200-meter sprint in the 2016 Alaska State Track Championships in Anchorage. Photo: Bob Hallinen/Alaska Dispatch News A (biological) boy won all-Alaska honors in girls’ track and field, reports the Daily Caller.  Nattaphon “Ice” Wangyot, 18, who identifies as a girl, won fifth place …

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Clinton Still Has More Negatives Among Dems Than Sanders

From the Gallup Organization: Though his opponent may effectively sew up the Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday, Bernie Sanders has shown no signs of retreating from his pledge to continue his spirited campaign beyond the primary season and into the July party convention. Sanders’ dogged determination has found little support among Democratic Party leaders, as …

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Registration for EU referendum vote extended after site meltdown

From Engadget:  The window for online registration to vote in the upcoming EU referendum has been extended after the portal crashed late last night. Many tens of thousands of visitors hit the site shortly after David Cameron and Nigel Farage were finished airing their respective views on the referendum live on ITV. The huge influx brought the …

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New ISIS ‘Kill’ List Claims To Target Thousands Of Americans

Via Vocative:  A pro-ISIS “hacking” group calling itself the United Cyber Caliphate distributed its latest “kill” list this week. The group claims the list includes names, addresses, and email addresses belonging to 8,318 people, making it one of the longest target lists ISIS-affiliated groups have distributed. In a post Vocativ uncovered on the messaging app …

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AP warns reporters to be safe after harassment from Sanders fans

From The Hill:  The Associated Press is warning its reporters to stay vigilant after several received harassing messages from supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Danny Spriggs, the AP’s vice president for global security, said some reporters have received angry emails, social media messages and phone calls after the AP declared Hillary Clinton the …

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RINO Hunting in Idaho

It looks to me like the Idaho Republican Party is out RINO hunting this election season.  It worked with Gary Schroeder a few years back.    (RINO = Republican In Name Only)

GOP challenger John Freeland to Sen. Schmidt withdraws from race amid party infighting

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Republican legislative candidate in northern Idaho says he is no longer running for a state Senate seat after facing pressure from other GOP officials to pull out of the race. John Freeland, 22, announced Tuesday he would no longer pursue challenging three-term incumbent Sen. Dan Schmidt, a Democrat from Moscow, …

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Freeland withdraws from state Senate race

John Freeland, the GOP nominee for state senator in Idaho’s 5th Legislative District, withdrew from the race for personal reasons Tuesday.  From his Facebook page:  After much consideration, John Freeland has resigned his position as the District 5 Republican State Senate nominee and withdrawn his name from consideration in the 2016 general election for personal …

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Idaho GOP gathering to focus on faith, freedom – and guns

From the Idaho Statesman:  Faith, freedom, family — and don’t forget firearms — will be the uniting themes this week as hundreds of GOP delegates travel to Nampa to discuss party platforms and elect Republican leaders. The three-day convention starts on Thursday. Republicans are hoping for a smoother outcome than the chaotic 2014 convention, which failed …

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