Ben Carson: ‘We Don’t Need a Department of Veterans Affairs’
“The size of government has to be reduced significantly. There’s a lot of stuff that we’re doing that doesn’t make any sense. We have a Department of Veterans Affairs. We don’t need a Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans Affairs should be in under the Department of Defense, and it should be smooth transition,”
Poll: Carson Tied For Lead With Trump in Iowa
A new poll released Monday shows Ben Carson tied with Donald Trump for the lead in Iowa with 23 percent support, marking the first time since mid-July that an Iowa poll has shown Trump not alone in the lead.
Is Hillary Above The Law?
Another 150 Classified Clinton Emails Found
The State Department said Monday afternoon that when it releases the latest tranche of Hillary Clinton's emails tonight, 'somewhere around 150' of them will have been 'upgraded' to classified status.
Armed Black Panthers to Texas Cops: ‘We Will Start Creeping Up on You in the Darkness’
Armed Black Panther members marched in front of the Waller County jail and shouted, “You’re gonna stop doing what you’re doing, or we will start creeping up on you in the darkness.”
White Students at Washington State Expected to “Defer” to Non-White Students
Multiple professors at Washington State University have explicitly told students their grades will suffer if they use terms such as “illegal alien,” “male,” and “female,” or if they fail to “defer” to non-white students
GOP Establishment 'To Unleash on Trump After Labor Day'
The Republican establishment is reportedly about to launch a massive blitz of commercials after Labor Day to take down front-runner Donald Trump in his quest for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.
University of Texas Removes Jefferson Davis Statue
A statue of Jefferson Davis has been removed from its place on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin after a failed appeal by a Confederate heritage group
We, The Government
Feds Fighting To Keep Cash Seized From Person Never Charged With Crime
Federal prosecutors are battling in court to keep $167,000 in cash seized in a 2013 traffic stop, despite the motorist never being charged in the incident
Illinois Says It Can’t Pay Big Lottery Winners
Without a state budget agreement two months into the new fiscal year, there’s no authority for the state comptroller to cut checks over $25,000. That means smaller winnings can be paid out, but not the larger lottery wins
Food Waste Up 56% Under Michelle Obama's 'Healthy Eating' Guidelines
New federal guidelines that require healthier school lunches are in effect, but a lot of children are simply throwing out fruits and vegetables instead of eating them, according to a new study.
Obama: I Understand ‘Cruelty Of Man’ Because I’m An African-American
During a live webcast, President Obama sympathized with the persecution of the Jewish people, suggesting he was able to understand their plight because he was an African-American.
Obama Punishes Kansas for De-Funding Planned Parenthood
The Obama administration has punished the state of Kansas for cutting taxpayer funds for the Planned Parenthood abortion (and sale of baby body parts) business by cutting its federal Title X funding by the same amount.
Ambassador Says Pope Francis Will Urge U.S. To "Open Doors" For Immigrants
The U.S. ambassador to the Vatican said that during Pope Francis’ visit to the United States next month, he expects the Pope will urge the U.S. to embrace its history of welcoming immigrants.
Donald Trump: U.S. Treats Illegals Better than Vets
Trump said that “illegal immigrants, in many cases–not in all cases, but in many cases–are treated better than our veterans, who are the greatest people we have.”
St. Louis Leaders Agree To Raise Minimum Wage To $11 Per Hour
On Friday, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen approved a bill to institute a citywide $11 per hour minimum wage by 2016. Mayor Francis Slay, who supported the bill, signed it an hour after it was approved.
Polygamy: The Next Frontier
'Sister Wives' Family Cites Gay Marriage Ruling In Polygamy Case
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul said Tuesday that government workers who were outed by hackers as members of AshleyMadison.com - a website created to facilitate extramarital affairs - should not face punishment.
Californians Fleeing State For Texas
Californians fled the state in unprecedented numbers over the last decade, and their primary destination was Texas, according to an analysis issued Monday.
141 U.S. Counties Have More Registered Voters Than People
A public interest law firm is threatening to bring lawsuits against more than 100 counties across the United States that appear to have more registered voters than living residents.
Teen Gets More Than 11 Years For Helping Islamic State
A northern Virginia teenager has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for helping another teen travel to Syria to join the Islamic State and providing other aid to the militant group.
‘Hillary for Prison’ Signs Keep Getting Stolen In The Hamptons
Andy Sabin’s first “Hillary for Prison 2016” signs lasted little more than a day before they were stolen from in front of his Amagansett home last week. So Sabin took steps to make sure the placards were secure.
New York Post
Nation's Highest Mountain Gets A New Name
Obama is restoring the name of the tallest North American mountain peak — Mt. McKinley — to the native Alaskan name of ‘Denali’ with the official renaming to come during Obama’s trip to Alaska
High Taxes Have Consequences
New EU Tax Laws Force Thousands of Businesses to Close
New European Union tax rules introduced in January have already driven thousands of small companies out of business, with thousands more set to follow as awareness of the change in the VAT law grows
Daily Presidential Tracking Poll: 0bama Job Approval @ 46%
The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that 46% of Likely Voters at least somewhat approve of Obama's job performance. 53% disapprove
'Dark Matter' May Be More Complex Than Physicists Thought
Dark matter, the unseen 80 percent of the universe’s mass—doesn’t emit, absorb or reflect light. Astronomers know it exists only because it interacts with our slice of the ordinary universe through gravity
Look At Me!!!
Desperate Miley Bares Nipple On VMAs
Miley Cyrus' various costumes for Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards were for the most part nearly naked — and then she took it a step farther and flashed her nipple during a costume change.
Visitors 'Shocked' To Find Mist Showers Placed At Auschwitz Entrance
Israelis who visited the Auschwitz concentration camp museum in Poland on Sunday were shocked to discover that the museums' management had placed mist showers near the facilities entrance, in an effort to beat the heat. Anyone who saw the showers could not help get past the gas chamber connotation.
Apple’s Ad Blockers Rile Publishers
The next version of Apple’s mobile-operating system, due out as early as next month, will let users install apps that prevent ads from appearing in its Safari browser
Wall Street Journal
Japanese Kids Enter Giant Toilet to Learn About Poop
Video from a toilet-themed exhibition at a Japanese museum shows schoolkids donning poop hats and sliding down an enormous commode
'Unicorn Woman' Set To Have 'Horn' Removed From Head
An elderly woman has stunned doctors by sprouting what looks like a unicorn horn from her head.