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Newsflash: Now Dodgeball is a Form of Oppression.

from Human Events:

Dodgeball is ‘an Unethical Tool of Oppression’, Say Academics

This week, three education theorists will present the premise that dodgeball is “miseducative” and teaches athletic privilege to the Canadian Society for the Study of Education at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Vancouver, Canada.

The left’s most recent addition to the list of things they find oppressive is: dodgeball.

Yes, the game you played in gym class when you were twelve.

The National Post released an article earlier today by Joseph Brean explaining how “dodgeball isn’t just an unethical tool, it’s a form of oppression.” read more

Republicans Need to Engage in the Healthcare Debate

from the American Spectator:

 Nurse AOC Gets to Pick Democrats’ Presidential Winners and Losers

Healthcare remains the number one issue and again Republicans aren’t in the game.

Medicare for All may sound good,” John Delaney, a former Maryland congressman running for president, told the California Democratic Convention, “but it’s actually not good policy, nor is it good politics.”

The crowd booed, lengthily and lustily, as they had booed former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper for informing them that “socialism is not the answer.”

The enfant terrible of the Democratic Party quickly responded through the medium preferred by enfants terrible. read more

The Gut-Brain Connection in Autism

The new research suggests fundamental links between our gut microbiome, our brain, and our behavior
The new research suggests fundamental links between our gut microbiome, our brain, and our behavior (Credit: Caltech)

Two fascinating new studies are shedding light on the association between the gut, the brain, and autism. The new research reveals how gastrointestinal problems can be triggered by the same gene mutations associated with autism, and a striking mouse study has demonstrated how a fecal transplant from humans with autism can promote autism-like behaviors in the animals. read more

What a Surprise – Companies Get Caught Cheating on Government Contracts

Yes, it’s the fault of the companies for cheating the government and us, the taxpayers. But this is what happens a lot when you start throwing around millions and billions of dollars in government contracts. There will always be fraudsters that use the system of big, slow moving government – not to mention payoffs of public officials. Frankly I find it miraculous that the companies got caught. I guess they just didn’t pay off the right people.

from the Washington Examiner:

FBI: Company cheated taxpayers out of millions of dollars meant for Puerto Rico aid

Two sister companies contracted to do recovery work for Puerto Rico are accused of pocketing millions of dollars without fulfilling the terms of their government contracts. read more

Raspberry-Picking Robot

Data from the initial field trial of the raspberry-harvesting robot system will inform further design, ahead...
Data from the initial field trial of the raspberry-harvesting robot system will inform further design, ahead of commercialization of the technology in 2020(Credit: Fieldwork Robotics Ltd)

Fieldwork Robotics – a spinout company from the University of Plymouth in the UK – has announced the successful completion of early field trials of a raspberry-harvesting robot. If commercialized, the system could help make up for a shortage of human fruit pickers in the country. read more

WND Exclusive – What about the Sea Turtles’ ‘Reproductive Rights’?

from Brent Smith for World Net Daily:

Sea turtles, and their eggs and hatchlings, are protected in Florida by some very strict laws and regulations. They are also protected under the 1973 federal Endangered Species Act.

Every two to four years, sea turtles make the long journey to Florida beaches to lay their eggs in the warm sand, where they are sheltered by these various laws and regulatory edicts. Simply put, one cannot possess, disturb, mutilate, destroy, sell, transfer, molest, or harass marine turtles, nests or eggs. Protection is also afforded to marine turtle habitat.

In other words, there are absolutely no exceptions to taking the life of an unborn sea turtle. read more

Video Podcast – All We Ever Needed to Know about Robert Mueller

by: Brent Smith at the Common Constitutionalist

Was there ever any doubt regarding the motivation of Special Council Robert Mueller and his merry band of left leaning hit-men?

If there was a doubt, there should no longer be one – not after his now infamous closing remarks where he turned our justice system on its head and declared president Trump guilty until proven innocent.

I discuss his motivation, one particular team member and something about Trump I haven’t heard anywhere else. read more