James C. New Orleans Food Bleg

New Orleans readers (and readers who love the city): our View From Your Table maestro, James C., will be in your city this weekend, looking for a place to eat. If you were going to advise a first-time visitor to New Orleans who loves to eat where he should go, what would you say? I… Read More

Are Baby Boomers Excluding Millennials From Neighborhood Assocations?

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Many Americans claim they want a strong local community, but few really want to work for it. Everyone at one point or another has a desire for human contact, friendship, sharing experiences, or just being in the thick of things. The realization that real community was largely lacking in the United States—and the revelation… Read More

North Korea ready to talk if White House will reconsider

This morning Ed reported that President Trump had canceled his planned summit with Kim Jong-Un. This afternoon, Trump called the cancelation a “tremendous setback for North Korea” and for the world. But as Allahpundit noted, Trump also left the door open a crack saying, “If and when Kim Jong-un chooses to engage in constructive dialogue… Read More

What Facebook’s New Political Ad System Misses

by Jeremy B. Merrill, Ariana Tobin, and Madeleine Varner Facebook’s long-awaited change in how it handles political advertisements is only a first step toward addressing a problem intrinsic to a social network built on the viral sharing of user posts. The company’s approach, a searchable database of political ads and their sponsors, depends on the… Read More

Actor Morgan Freeman Accused of Sexual Harassment

In an interaction caught on camera in 2015, CNN entertainment reporter Chloe Melas was interviewing actor Morgan Freeman at a press junket for his movie “Going in Style” when, in front a crowded room that included his co-stars, he grabbed her hand, looked her up and down, and commented, regarding her pregnancy, that “I wish… Read More

Amazon Battles Seattle—And Loses

Sen. Bernie Sanders excoriated Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos in a <a href=” https://twitter.com/SenSanders/status/998976484672004102″>damning video tweet</a> this week that zeroed in on Bezos’ personal wealth and his company’s unfair economic advantages. It wasn’t the first time Sanders had targeted Amazon—three weeks earlier the nation’s <a href=”http://www.newsweek.com/bernie-sanders-most-popular-politician-655315″>most popular politician</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/SenSanders/status/991063877851975683″>highlighted</a> how Amazon paid zero… Read More

A new unity on solutions for climate change

Both parties in Congress now support incentives for capturing carbon emissions from oil, gas, and coal. The political shift from a divisive debate is welcome. Full Story Here CS Monitor May 24, 2018 7:05 pm Support Us

Jared Kushner Gets Security Clearance, Ending Swirl of Questions Over Delay

Jared Kushner Gets Security Clearance, Ending Swirl of Questions Over DelayImageJared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has been granted his permanent security clearance, ending a period of uncertainty.CreditDoug Mills/The New York Times By Matt Apuzzo May 23, 2018 WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has been granted his permanent… Read More

Turf War Between Kushner and Sessions Drove Federal Prisons Director to Quit

Turf War Between Kushner and Sessions Drove Federal Prisons Director to QuitImageJared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has been pushing prison reform legislation meant to reduce recidivism.CreditTom Brenner/The New York Times By Glenn Thrush and Danielle Ivory May 24, 2018 WASHINGTON — When Jared Kushner hosted a high-profile summit meeting on federal prison… Read More

Clapper: Informant on Trump Campaign a ‘Very Benign Thing’

Wednesday on CNN’s “The Lead,” former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told host Jake Tapper that the FBI informant being involved in President Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign was a “very benign thing.” When asked if the intelligence community spied on President Trump and his campaign, Clapper said, “No, we did not. And that is—that… Read More

Morris: Voters Moving Right While Democrats Move Left

Over the past five months, President Trump’s ratings, according to the realclearpolitics.com moving average, have flipped from 38-58 to 44-52 — a growth of six points in approval and a drop of six points in disapproval. Full Story Here Breitbart May 24, 2018 7:03 pm Support Us

Investigators say Russian military missile downed Flight MH17

Wilbert Paulissen of the Dutch National Police said Thursday that the missile was from the Russian military’s 53rd anti-aircraft missile brigade based in the Russian city of Kursk. Full Story Here Daily Mail May 24, 2018 7:03 pm Support Us

Michelle Obama reveals the cover of her new memoir BECOMING

The Former First Lady’s memoir is set to release in November. She took to social media Thursday to release the book cover and photos of her wedding day, college and her childhood. Full Story Here Daily Mail May 24, 2018 7:03 pm Support Us

Tick-resistant clothing protects you from 3 species of the bug

As we enter what is expected to be the worst season for ticks in years, you may want to invest in repellent clothing to guard against Lyme disease, as a CDC study found the garments immobilize bugs. Full Story Here Daily Mail May 24, 2018 7:03 pm Support Us

NC woman upset by ‘racist’ The Walking Dead figurine at bank

Raleigh, North Carolina woman Stacey Smith was shocked to find a ‘racist’ toy on display at her local Credit Union on Tuesday, that turned out to be a ‘petwalker’ character from The Walking Dead. Full Story Here Daily Mail May 24, 2018 7:03 pm Support Us

The self-flying M*A*S*H air ambulance takes off

The mission, for the Israel Defence Forces, saw casualties loaded onto the $14 million Cormorant UAV, and monitored remotely using sensors and a video link during the flight. Full Story Here Daily Mail May 24, 2018 7:03 pm Support Us

Florida marks milestone in Everglades python control program

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 24, 2018 7:03 pm Support Us HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Florida is marking a milestone in its attempt to control an infestation of Burmese pythons in the Everglades. Full Story Here Yahoo News May 24, 2018 7:03 pm Support Us

Pakistani girl killed in Texas school shooting buried in Karachi

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 24, 2018 7:03 pm Support Us A Pakistani exchange student killed in a mass shooting in Texas last week was buried in her home town of Karachi on Wednesday, her coffin draped with Pakistan’s green and white flag. Sabika Sheikh, 17, was among eight students and two teachers killed… Read More

US says ambassador tricked over provocative Jerusalem picture

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 24, 2018 7:03 pm Support Us The US embassy in Israel has said ambassador David Friedman was duped into being pictured receiving a provocative photo of annexed east Jerusalem with the revered Al-Aqsa mosque erased, an episode that provoked Palestinian anger on Wednesday. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas’s adviser for… Read More

A Planner's Guide to the Mediterranean Diet

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 24, 2018 7:03 pm Support Us 2018 might well be dubbed the year of the Mediterranean diet. Not only did it tie for the best overall diet in the U.S. News Best Diets rankings in January, but this year also marks the Mediterranean diet pyramid’s 25th anniversary. Beyond being… Read More

UN envoy urges quick action to avoid Israel-Palestinian war

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 24, 2018 7:03 pm Support Us UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N.’s Mideast envoy called Wednesday for urgent action to avoid another Israeli-Palestinian war sparked by the violence in Gaza. Full Story Here Yahoo News May 24, 2018 7:03 pm Support Us

U.S. veteran pleads guilty to airport killings to avoid death penalty

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 24, 2018 7:03 pm Support Us A U.S. veteran of the war in Iraq on Wednesday pleaded guilty to fatally shooting five people to death at Fort Lauderdale International Airport in January 2017, in a deal approved by a federal judge that spared him the death penalty. Esteban Santiago,… Read More

9 Safest Luxury SUVs for 2018

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#MeToo: A timeline of events

From Harvey Weinstein and beyond, a chronological list of moments related to the #MeToo movement. Full Story Here Chicago Tribune May 24, 2018 7:03 pm Support Us

Lucas Giolito bombarded in White Sox’s 9-3 loss to Orioles

One can ignore a bevy of issues that have contributed to the White Sox’s rancid 15-32 start. No offense, but it doesn’t really matter in the big picture if Nate Jones struggles to command his fastball or Trayce Thompson can’t catch up to high heat. They’re not pillars in what the Sox are trying… Full… Read More

Rudy Giuliani’s totally irrational quid pro quo – CNN

CNNRudy Giuliani’s totally irrational quid pro quoCNNWashington (CNN) Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani has started saying something interesting — and totally irrational — in interviews this week: That President Donald Trump’s decision on whether to sit down with special counsel Robert Mueller depends, at …Mueller discussed January interview at Camp David with Trump’s legal team: reportThe… Read More

Golden State’s Iguodala to miss Game 5 against Rockets

HOUSTON (AP) — Golden State’s Andre Iguodala will miss Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Houston Rockets on Thursday night. It will be the second straight game Iguodala has missed after he bruised his left knee in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game. Houston got a 95-92 win in Game 4 on… Read More

Experience, new ideas clash in SC Democratic gov debate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two of the South Carolina Democrats vying to be their party’s gubernatorial nominee say fresh perspective is needed for progress. The third contender says he has the experience needed to lead. Much of Thursday night’s debate at Clemson University consisted of Florence attorney Marguerite Willis and Charleston consultant Phil Noble teaming… Read More

California inmate dies awaiting execution for 2 slayings

SAN QUENTIN, Calif. (AP) — California officials say an 81-year-old condemned inmate has died while awaiting execution for two murders he committed 36 years ago. They said Thursday that Royal Hayes died Tuesday at an outside hospital. His cause of death is awaiting the results of an autopsy. He was sentenced to death in 1986… Read More

Police: Father shot dead, mom and son wounded in Vegas home

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A father was killed and a mother and 15-year-old son were wounded Thursday at a home where police said the teen fled before telling neighbors there had been gunfire inside. Detectives were sorting through differing versions of what led to the gunfire about 10:30 a.m. at a home in a western… Read More

APNewsBreak: Tesla in Autopilot sped up before Utah crash

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press Thursday. Two people were injured. Data from the Model S electric vehicle show it picked up speed… Read More

South Dakota teen awaiting crash sentence to skip graduation

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota teenager awaiting sentencing in a fatal crash has decided to skip his high school graduation. Seventeen-year-old Alex Lingor of Sioux Falls was granted a furlough from Minnehaha County Juvenile Detention Center so he could receive his diploma from Roosevelt High School next week. But the Argus Leader… Read More

Indiana under ozone advisory ahead of Memorial Day weekend

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana remains under a statewide ozone advisory due to lingering poor air quality ahead of the long Memorial Day weekend. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management on Thursday extended its ozone advisory for all of the state into Friday. IDEM might extend that advisory into what’s expected to be a hot holiday… Read More

Lisbon residents paying price for city’s revival

Who has gained and who has lost in Lisbon’s revival has become divisive for residents, and for Europe, as the continent emerges from the lost decade of its economic crisis. Full Story Here Seattle Times Front Page May 24, 2018 7:02 pm Support Us

Lee Rhiannon announces retirement as Greens senator

NSW senator had been urged to stand down by leader Richard Di Natale after losing preselection for the top spot on Senate ticket Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon Lee Rhiannon has announced she will retire as a Greens senator in mid-August but says she is “not resigning… Read More

Irish anti-abortion campaigners dodge Google’s ad ban

Campaigners use alternative platforms to promote message on news sites and games Anti-abortion campaigners have sidestepped Google’s ban on online adverts relating to the referendum in Ireland on Friday, so as to promote their message on popular websites. This May the tech company banned paid messages relating to the referendum from appearing on its services,… Read More

Calendar Letters: Much ado about the royal wedding

Waves of joy – and some derision – over the royal wedding Regarding “More Like a Royal Escape Hatch” [May 17]: At last, an item about the wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle that I didn’t skip over after reading a few sentences. My thanks to Times TV critic Lorraine Ali for her percipient…… Read More

Why DR Congo is confident it will halt Ebola

Despite its vast size and dilapidated health system, DR Congo is confident that it can contain the current outbreak of Ebola, which is thought to have killed 27 people. Full Story Here BBC News- World May 24, 2018 7:02 pm Support Us

Rural v urban: Ireland’s abortion divide?

With Ireland set to vote on legalising abortion, do people living in its cities and its countryside see the issue differently? Full Story Here BBC Front Page May 24, 2018 7:02 pm Support Us

Hawaii volcano poses new threat with toxic gas

There are spectacular images of a new danger on Hawaii’s Big Island: blue flames rising from rivers of lava that could explode at anytime. Mark Strassmann reports. Full Story Here CBS News- Latest May 24, 2018 7:02 pm Support Us

It Takes A Thief

Art by A.F. Branco It Takes A ThiefAmmoLand Gun News USA –-(Ammoland.com)- It Takes A Thief. EX-CIA / CNN’s James Clapper on The View admitted to spying on the Trump Campaign (Crossfire Hurricane) but they only did it to protect trump. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get… Read More

1903 Springfield Ammo Test: Is Your Rifle CMP Worthy?

1903 Springfield Ammo Test: Is Your Rifle CMP Worthy? Grand Rapids, MI USA -(Ammoland.com)- A friend of mine recently asked me a question about shooting in rifle competition. I primarily shoot in the CMP division at the Camp Perry National Matches and have more than a handful of medals to prove it. My enjoyment is… Read More

Brownells Retro XBRN177E2 Carbine Rifle Giveaway Winner Announced

Brownells Retro XBRN177E2 Carbine Rifle Giveaway Winner Kenneth H Manasquan, NJ – -(Ammoland.com)-The winner of AmmoLand New’s most recent Brownells Retro XBRN177E2 Carbine Rifle Giveaway is AmmoLand reader Kenneth H. of Ohio. “I wish to extend my thanks to AmmoLand Shooting Sports News and Brownells for their gift to me. It is really appreciated” says… Read More

Ruger Mini-14 Tactical Rifle – Review

Ruger’s Tactical Mini-14 U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- We have had a love/hate relationship with the Ruger Mini-14 since we first became aware of them back in the 1980s. Like a typical kid growing up in New York City at the time, my first exposure to the Mini-14 was watching the A-Team when I was in the 8th… Read More

Mid-Length Best Length? NSWC-Crane Tests Say Yes

NSWC-Crane’s real eye-opening finding was that the mid-length gas system showed a far better service life than the carbine-length system. The post Mid-Length Best Length? NSWC-Crane Tests Say Yes appeared first on GunsAmerica Digest. Full Story Here Guns America Blog May 24, 2018 7:02 pm Support Us

Concealed Carry Performance: Short Barrel Federal 9mm 147gr HST gel test

If you aren’t already subscribed to us, you’re missing great content! Click here to subscribe. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnKbs5xffaEzzdKdPZvfhdQ?sub_confirmation=1 Buy it at Ventura Munitions: https://www.venturamunitions.com/federal-le-9mm-147gr-hst-jhp-p9hst2-ammo-50-rounds/ We shoot Federal 9mm 147gr ammunition from a S&W Shield with a 3.1″ barrel into Clearballistics ballistic gel to measure velocity, penetration, expansion/fragmentation, and retained weight. Results: Bare gel: Penetration: 18.1″, 15.6″ Retained… Read More

Top 5 PDW-Sized Pistol Caliber Carbines/SMGs

In this episode of TFBTV, James tackles what he believes to be the five best submachineguns, sub guns, pistol caliber carbines, and PDWs (personal defense weapons) in 9mm. It’s a tricky list with a thick field, but James brings his Top 5 choices for small 9mm carbines to you this week. 🔫🔫 GUNS IN THIS… Read More

Backpack Armor: Shot Stop NIJ Level IIIA Ballistic Board test

If you aren’t already subscribed to us, you’re missing great content! Click here to subscribe. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnKbs5xffaEzzdKdPZvfhdQ?sub_confirmation=1 Testing a Shot Stop NIJ Level IIIA Backpack Panel with 10mm and .223 Remington. ««« GUNS IN THIS VIDEO »»» EAA Polymer Witness 10mm AR15.com 10.5″ 1:7″ twist AR15 ««« SPONSORS »»» Many THANKS to: Ventura Munitions: http://bit.ly/1LKxNRP Please… Read More

New Zealand Army Begins Fielding New Rifle: LMT MARS-L

Over the last few month the New Zealand Army has begun fielding its new standard issue infantry rifle, the LMT MARS-L. The MARS-L is replacing the F88 Austeyr which has been in service since 1988. The decision was made to replace the Stey AUG-based F88 in 2015, following performance concerns reported during operations in Afghanistan. The… Read More

Lemon Dismisses Standing for Anthem as ‘Fake Pageantry and Patriotism’

<p>On Wednesday’s <em>CNN Tonight</em>, host Don Lemon added his name to the list of liberals sulking over the NFL decision to bar players from kneeling during the National Anthem as he complained that it would “deprive” them of their “First Amendment rights to free speech,” and suggested that those who oppose the kneeling will some… Read More

‘Roseanne’ Season Finale: A Desperate Dan Hires Illegal Aliens

<p>In the May 22 season finale of ABC’s <em>Roseanne</em>, titled “Knee Deep,” Roseanne is in need of knee surgery but the family doesn’t have the money to cover it. Desperate to find a way to bid jobs cheaper to win contracts, Dan decides to hire illegal aliens for the first time.</p> Full Story Here Newsbusters… Read More

Bozell & Graham Column: So They Were Spying on Trump’s Campaign

<p>Months ago, the Old Media proclaimed Donald Trump was more than a bit nutty to insist his campaign was the subject of Obama administration surveillance. Now it’s emerging that this wasn’t the slightest bit nutty. <em>The New York Times</em> reported — in a tone much like having their fingernails dragged across a chalkboard – that… Read More

CNN Throws a Tantrum After Being ‘Barred’ from EPA Press Event

<p>The folks at CNN were fuming Tuesday after a correspondent and her cameraperson, along with those from the Associated Press, were kept out of a press event held by the EPA to discuss a plan to deal with a certain kind of toxin in water supplies. And during <em>The Situation Room</em> that evening, a host… Read More

Bloomberg News Encourages Rep. Ellison’s Call to Regulate Pay

<p>Knowing what CEOs make compared to their workers isn’t enough for the left, they also want to regulate it.</p> <p>One of the leaders of the class warfare left is deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee and congressman Keith Ellison. He told Bloomberg News on May 16, the government should “start talking about” regulating corporate… Read More

Smackdown: Jim Jordan Destroys Chris Cuomo Over Claims There’s ‘Tons of Proof’ of ‘Potential Collusion’

<p>Wednesday saw the latest edition of CNN’s <em>New Day </em>co-host Chris Cuomo throwing down with Ohio Republican Congressman Jim Jordan as the topics du jour featured calls for a second special counsel, Russian collusion, and a Thursday meeting of congressional Republicans having access to some of the most sensitive documents related to the Trump-Russia probe.</p> Full… Read More

Nets Hail ‘History’ and ‘Progress’ of Dem Primary Winners

<p>All three network morning shows on Wednesday celebrated “history being made” and “progress” after female Democratic candidates won primaries in several states on Tuesday. The broadcasts were particularly enthralled by African American state legislator Stacey Abrams winning Georgia’s Democratic gubernatorial primary and openly gay former sheriff Lupe Valdez winning the same contest in the state… Read More

Employees Find Needles, Drug Baggies and Blood All Over the Walls After Starbucks Opens Its Bathrooms to Everyone

You’re gonna love the new Starbucks! Starbucks recently enacted their “Third Place Policy” which means employees should consider anyone who enters the establishment a customer regardless whether they make a purchase. “We are committed to creating a culture of warmth and belonging where everyone is welcome,” Starbucks said. Because customers who pay north of $5.00… Read More

Bartiromo: ‘Mind-boggling’ There’s a $47 Trillion Budget Over 10 Years and Can’t Find $25 Billion for the Wall (VIDEO)

.@MariaBartiromo: “It is a little mind-boggling that you have a $47 trillion budget over 10 years and you can’t find $25 billion for the wall.” pic.twitter.com/Sue7RHHjTr — Fox News (@FoxNews) May 13, 2018 During Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends Sunday,” Fox Business Network anchor Maria Bartiromo called it “mind-boggling” that there is a $47… Read More

Don Jr. Says Prez’s Real Approval Rating Probably 60 Percent

President Donald Trump’s approval, as measured by pollsters, is about 43 percent, but Donald Trump Jr. isn’t buying it. The president’s son said Monday on “The Laura Ingraham Show” that he believes the constant barrage of negativity from the media has made people reluctant to admit their support of the administration. “When these polls are saying 51… Read More

Did California’s Governor Sign a Law Requiring All Students to Learn Spanish? – Snopes.com

Snopes.comDid California’s Governor Sign a Law Requiring All Students to Learn Spanish?Snopes.comIn May 2018, California Governor Jerry Brown signed a law requiring all students in the state to learn Spanish. False. RATING. False. ORIGIN. Fears about immigration from Mexico and other Spanish-speaking Central and South American countries have … and more » Full Story Here Google Fact… Read More

Should We Sing of God’s ‘Reckless Love’?

Is the term “reckless” too reckless? Pastor John offers pastors, worship leaders, and congregations ways to think about the popular lyrics. Listen Now Full Story Here DG Blog May 24, 2018 6:38 pm Support Us

HimToo: Eight Women Accuse Morgan Freeman of ‘Inappropriate Behavior’

Eight women have come forward to accuse Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman of sexual harassment and said the veteran star engaged in inappropriate behavior on movie sets, during interviews, and at his work office over a period of years. Full Story Here Breitbart May 24, 2018 6:35 pm Support Us

Missile that downed MH17 plane came from Russian military: investigators

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 24, 2018 6:34 pm Support Us Investigators probing the 2014 downing of flight MH17 said Thursday for the first time that the missile which brought down the plane over eastern Ukraine originated from a Russian military brigade. The Joint Investigation Team “has come to the conclusion that the BUK-TELAR… Read More

Syrian air defense intercepts missile attack on airport: state media

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 24, 2018 6:34 pm Support Us Syrian state media said a military airport near Homs city had come under missile attack which was repelled by its air defense systems on Thursday. “One of our military airports in the central region was exposed to a hostile missile attack, and our… Read More

Atlanta lawyer gets life in shooting of business exec wife

Full Story Here Yahoo News May 24, 2018 6:34 pm Support Us ATLANTA (AP) — A judge on Wednesday sentenced a well-connected Atlanta attorney to life in prison with the possibility of parole for fatally shooting his business executive wife. Full Story Here Yahoo News May 24, 2018 6:34 pm Support Us

Mom accidentally shoots 6-year-old daughter at Lansing party, officials say

A Griffith, Ind., woman accidentally shot her 6-year-old daughter at a house party in Lansing, according to Cook County prosecutors. Andrea Cunningham Ellis, 30, appeared in felony bond court Thursday afternoon in the Markham courthouse. She is charged with reckless conduct, prosecutors said. Ellis… Full Story Here Chicago Tribune May 24, 2018 6:34 pm Support… Read More

Bucks’ Sterling Brown tells ABC: ‘I get mad every time I watch’ police video

A day after the Milwaukee Police Department released footage of a January interaction with Bucks guard Sterling Brown, several NBA players reacted on social media with the hashtag “#StandwithSterling.” Brown, meanwhile, told ABC News anchor Robin Roberts on Thursday that reliving the incident has… Full Story Here Chicago Tribune May 24, 2018 6:34 pm Support… Read More