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‘It’s in the Quran,’ says Muslim who beheaded Oklahoma co-worker

Was Alton Nolen mentally ill when he beheaded a female co-worker and tried to behead a second woman at a food plant in Oklahoma on Sept. 25, 2014, or was he simply being a good Muslim by following the dictates of the Quran? That’s the issue the jury will have to decide in the 33-year-old […] …

Busted! NFL rules require anti-anthem players to appear on field

Who would have thought the National Football League – those teams with big guys who chase a little ball all over the gridiron – would get caught up in a fight over the First Amendment’s free-speech protections? But it has, in an explosive way. With the one-sided display over the weekend demonstrating that some speech […] …

NFL anthem superstar pulled wounded U.S. soldiers from Taliban fire

Former U.S. Army Ranger officer Alejandro Villanueva – the Pittsburgh Steelers player who is being hailed as a hero after he defied his whole team Sunday and stood for the national anthem – actually earned his true hero status three years before he played professional football. Villanueva earned a Bronze Star with valor after he reportedly pulled […] …

Government Mandating Maximums and Minimums is Almost Always Awful

Those of us who understand rudimentary economics – and/or those of us who have paid any attention at all to the last half century-plus – know the government mandating maximums and minimums is a ridiculously bad idea. Republican President Richard Nixon imposed (wage and) price controls – maximums on what can be charged. How’d that go? It was a part of Nixon government-mandating flurry that | Read More »
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Anthony Weiner sentenced to prison in sexting case

WASHINGTON – After sabotaging his career, humiliating his wife and lying to the people of New York, disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for persuading a 15-year-old girl from North Carolina to undress and touch herself via Skype in 2016. The feds said Weiner, a former congressman from […] …

Muslim writers say Irma is Allah’s revenge

A number of Arab leaders in the Middle East attacked the United States following Hurricane Irma, claiming the storm was punishment from Allah for the nation’s political policies, but now some fellow Arabs have come to America’s defense, says a report in Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin. The storm that ravaged Caribbean islands before hitting Florida left behind a […] …

A glimpse into a brilliant mind behind Bill of Rights

“Congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.” Thus began the first of the Ten Amendments, or Bill of Rights, which were approved Sept. 25, 1789. “The Father of the Bill of Rights” was George Mason of Virginia. George Mason was the richest man in Virginia, owning […] …

This day in WND history: Boehner exit marks ‘great day for freedom’

Tea-party chief: Boehner exit marks ‘great day for freedom’ Sept. 25, 2015: Then-House Speaker John Boehner announced he would resign from Congress, and one of the core groups behind the tea-party movement told WND he couldn’t be happier. “Great day for conservatives, great day for freedom,” said FreedomWorks President and CEO Adam Brandon, whose organization […] …

Dylan ‘suffered’ for his religious beliefs

He’s a music legend, a cultural touchstone, an American icon. But Bob Dylan was also one of the most controversial figures in the entertainment industry after he announced his faith in Jesus Christ. And as the author of a comprehensive history of Dylan’s spiritual life observed, he “suffered” for his faith. Scott Marshall, author of […] …

Prof sounds alarm over same-sex ‘studies’ on children

Twenty years after politicians and researchers howled in protest at research suggesting there was no lasting harm to minors who engage in same-sex sexual relationships with much older adults, similar research now is being met with the silence of the scientific community and may be used to challenge age of consent laws. University of Texas […] …