Florida School Gets Serious about Safety

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A school in Florida is taking school safety so seriously that it has hired two combat veterans armed with semi-automatic rifles to patrol and guard the campus against potential threats, according to The New York Times. read more

Once Again, Social Media Jumps to the Wrong Conclusion

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Internet loses it over ambiguous photo of Chicago inmates shoveling in freezing temps — then the sheriff’s office provides full picture

A photo of Chicago-area inmates shoveling snow in freezing temperatures has sparked an outrage on the internet.

Except, naturally, the internet didn’t get the full scope of things, and appearances are not always what they seem.

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Coulter Calls out Gingrich for Excusing Trump over Shutdown

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Ann Coulter breathes fire at Newt Gingrich over Trump deal without border wall funding

Ann Coulter, the erstwhile supporter of President Donald Trump, absolutely excoriated Newt Gingrich over his comments defending the president on the deal he struck with Democratic leaders to re-open the government without border funding. read more

Black Lives Matter Places Bounty on Police Flags

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Pro-police flag in viral photo of fallen officer called ‘blatantly anti-black’; Black Lives Matter puts ‘bounty’ on flags

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Having completed her field training just before Christmas, 22-year-old rookie officer Natalie Corona — called a “rising star” for the Davis, California, police force — was gunned down in the line of duty Thursday.

Amid the outpouring of grief, a photo of Corona wearing a blue dress and waving the pro-police “Thin Blue Line” flag — which she posted to her Facebook page in 2016 — went viral.

“I would like this photograph to serve as my gratitude for all those law enforcement men and women who have served, who are currently serving, and those who have died in the line of duty protecting our liberties in this great country,” Corona wrote. read more

Fairness Gone Wild

This has to be one of the most absurd stories I’ve seen. Now we’re supposed to be fair to home invaders? Please!

from the Blaze:

Grandfather of Oklahoma teen killed by homeowner in burglary says AR-15 made for ‘unfair’ fight

Three Oklahoma teenagers were killed last week when they broke into a house and were met by a homeowner with an AR-15. Now the grandfather of one of the teenagers is speaking out about his grandson’s death.

According to KTUL-TV, Leroy Schumacher, grandfather of 17-year-old Jacob Redfearn, believes the death of Redfearn was unjustified because the homeowner’s AR-15 gave him an unfair advantage over the three burglars. read more

NYC Health Plan for Illegals

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De Blasio rolls out universal health care plan for all NYC residents, including illegal immigrants

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a universal health care plan on Tuesday, promising affordable medical coverage to all residents, regardless of citizenship status. But details were scant on how the program will be funded.

What are the details?

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National Parks are Trashed after 12 days of Shutdown

After only 12 days of the partial government slowdown, America’s National Parks are beginning to look like the streets of San Francisco.

from the Blaze: 

National parks brimming with trash, human feces as government shutdown continues

Overflowing garbage cans, human feces, and illegal off-roading are just a few of the problems plaguing some national parks where visitors are taking advantage of the lack of supervision during the partial government shutdown.

Park rangers and other staffers are among the more than 380,000 federal employees furloughed during the shutdown that is in its 12th day. read more

PETA is Not Amused by Popeyes Chicken Promotion

Just one more example of the complete lack of a sense of humor on the left.

from the Blaze:

PETA squawks over Popeyes’ ’emotional support chicken’ meal carriers

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen launched what’s been called “a perfect example of viral marketing” this week, offering an “emotional support chicken” meal for stressed-out flyers at its location in Terminal C at Philadelphia International Airport. read more

Song from 1949 Should be Banned, but Misogynistic Rap is Fine

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Students who say ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ is ‘suggestive’ are asked if misogynistic rap should be banned. The hypocrisy is glorious.

Cabot Phillips of Campus Reform visited George Mason University in northern Virginia recently to ask students what they thought of the controversy over the classic holiday song, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” — specifically if it’s the right move to ban the tune over lyrics that suggest a man is seducing a woman against her will.

The reactions were mixed. Some woke students were all for banning the song; others believed the dust-up has been overblown. read more

Another Gem of Wisdom from Ocasio-Cortez

For the longest time I thought Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), or maybe Hank Johnson (D-GA) were the dumbest people in Congress. I starting to rethink that position the more Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez opens her mouth, and she’s not even in Congress yet. Here’s another gem.

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez threatens to run for president, severely misquotes the Constitution

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) threatened to run for president last week, severely misquoting the United States Constitution in the process.

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