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‘Audit the Fed’ May Finally Pass Congress


Kentucky’s Sen. Rand Paul appears to be on the cusp of having the Senate and the House pass the “Audit the Fed” legislation that he and his father, former Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX), fought for to stop the Federal Reserve’s “unchecked” and “arguably unconstitutional” meddling in the free market economy. Sen. Paul’s 2016 Federal Reserve Transparency Act

Celebs to Host Progressive ‘Love-a-Thon’ During Trump Inauguration


Jane Fonda, Judd Apatow, and Patricia Arquette are among the stars taking part in a celebrity-packed telethon airing on Facebook Live during Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration, which will raise money for Planned Parenthood and environmental group Earthjustice. “Love-a-thon” was the brainchild of Alex Godin, a 23-year-old tech entrepreneur, who says Donald Trump’s election inspired the event. “I woke

Media Suddenly Find ‘Courage’ to Stand up for First Amendment


“Thank you, Mr. President. During these first 100 days, what has surprised you the most about this office, enchanted you the most about serving this in office, humbled you the most and troubled you the most?” That was the obsequious question asked by a New York Times reporter during one of President Barack Obama’s first press conferences,

Prankster Alters Hollywood Sign to Read ‘Hollyweed’


One as-yet-unidentified vandal rang in the New Year early Sunday morning by trekking up to the iconic Hollywood sign in Los Angeles and altering it to read, “Hollyweed.” A law enforcement official told CBS Los Angeles that the prankster hiked up Mount Lee and draped two tarps over the “O”s in the sign to make

‘Peak Solar’ Hits California


Despite the U.S. Congress passing the Consolidated Appropriations Act in December 2015 to slather another $9.3 billion of taxpayer credits on new solar power added to the electrical grid, California solar installments peaked in 2015 and are now headed south. The extension of the federal Solar Investment Tax Credit (ITC) through 2021 was quietly tucked into

Report: Self-Driving Cars Can Be Hacked with ‘Just $43 and a Laser Pointer’


Cybersecurity expert Jonathan Petit claims that it’s possible to confuse a self-driving car with just $43 and a laser pointer, according to a report from Business Insider. “Today’s self-driving cars rely on spinning sensors called lidar that can cost more than $10,000 each. But it took Jonathan Petit just $43 and a laser pointer to confuse

L.A. Councilman: Ban Single Adults from Playgrounds


A member of the Los Angeles City Council has proposed a ban on adults without children hanging around the city’s parks and play areas. Council member Mitch O’Farrell proposed the ban after residents complained about drug-dealing in parks, WJW reported. O’Farrell said signs would be posted around the playground perimeter, and adults without children could be

SEIU Budget Slashed by $90 Million over Union Fears of Trump


The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is slashing its organizing budget by $90 million, in a sign that unions fear their message will not resonate during a Trump administration, according to Businessweek. Breitbart News has reported extensively on the bare knuckles tactics of the SEIU-backed protests that eventually led to Los Angeles and many other large cities

Lame-Duck Obama Admin Rejects CA High-Speed Rail $15 Billion Loan


The California High-Speed Rail Authority came up empty when it asked the outgoing administration of President Barack Obama for a $15 billion loan, the Los Angeles Times reports. State officials feared that with Republican Donald J. Trump taking office — somewhat unexpectedly — in January, and perhaps cutting off funding to the struggling project, which has

Blue State Blues: Thank You, President-Elect Trump, for Saving Israel


The UN Security Council resolution that was to have passed Thursday would have isolated Israel, encouraged antisemitism, and emboldened Palestinian terrorists. It also would have tied the hands of the next presidential administration, committing it to opposing Israeli territorial claims in the West Bank and Jerusalem. It might even have led to the prosecution of Israeli Prime

California Man: If Love and Karma Fail, I’m Buying an AK-47


The surge in California gun sales continue apace, with handgun sales in the state reportedly up 40 percent this year and long sales up 100 percent, according to Fox News Insider (via Guns.com). The long gun sales are largely driven by the fact that new gun controls take effect January 1, 2017. Those controls ban

Assaults on Border Patrol Agents Up 230 Percent


Nearly 150 U.S. Border Patrol agents have been assaulted during the first two months of the new fiscal year which began October 1. The number represents an increase of more than 230 percent over the same period in FY 2016. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials reported 149 Border Patrol agents were assaulted in October

‘Legacy’: 10 Ways Barack Obama Broke the American System


Much ink has been spilled, and much bandwidth spent, on describing Donald Trump’s 2016 victory as a populist revolt. Less attention has been paid to what voters were rebelling against. There were economic grievances — in the Upper Midwest in particular — but the economy as a whole is slowly recovering. (As Alexis de Tocqueville

LA County Considers $1 Million in Taxpayer Funds to Help Illegals Fight Deportation


Los Angeles County supervisors Janice Hahn and Hilda Solis are asking their colleagues to join them in setting aside $1 million in county funds that can be used to help illegal immigrants fight deportation. It is estimated that LA County’s illegal immigrant population is over 800,000, and the $1 million in funding would come from taxpayers’

Blue State Blues: Democrats’ Russian Hacking Story Affirms Hillary Clinton E-mail Scandal


It is odd that the very people who insisted, prior to the election, that Hillary Clinton’s email “mistake” was a non-scandal are now claiming hysterically that a Russian hacking effort tipped the 2016 presidential election to Donald Trump. The kind of hacking that the White House, the Democratic Party, and much of the mainstream media are suddenly

Fake News: Climate Scientists ‘Save’ Data From Donald Trump


The latest fake news climate story has the winning headline: “Scientists are frantically copying US climate data fearing it might vanish under Trump.” This is brazen, hilarious and spectacularly misleading. No one has done more damage to “climate data” in the past three decades than the corrupt, politicized activist scientists who are now afraid that

Craigslist Founder Donates $1 Million to Fight ‘Fake News’


Craigslist founder Craig Newmark donated $1 million to the Poynter Institute for Media Studies to support a five-year journalism ethics program focused on verification, fact-checking and accountability in journalism. Poynter announced Monday that it will use the funds to hire a faculty member for the new position of Craig Newmark Chair in Journalism Ethics. The institute

How Ben Carson Can Save the Liberal Millennials Who Disdain Him


As much as Democrats bemoan the decline of the middle-class, it’s ironic that liberal cities tend to be the most unequal. In 2014, 23 of 25 of the most financially unequal metros were represented by Democrats, according to data compiled by The Atlantic. A prime culprit of this inequality is a labor-union supported regulation — a

FB Post by Leader of Oakland Fire Trap Warehouse Draws Criticism


The man who heads the “Ghost Ship” artists collective, where the deadly Oakland fire broke out late Friday night, is facing a backlash over an insensitive Facebook post in which he lamented over losing “everything [he] worked so hard for,” as 24 people have been confirmed dead and at least two dozen more are still missing.

¡Viva La Revolución! Jeep Carrying Fidel Castro Ashes Breaks Down Mid-Funeral


The Russian-made jeep carrying the ashes of the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro broke down in the middle of his funeral procession on Saturday, forcing soldiers to push the vehicle until it could be repaired. Nearly every major news website buried the news, though it was perfectly symbolic of the Cuban regime’s economic failures, and those

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