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  • Saudi Arabia EXECUTES an Indonesian maid after she killed employer who was trying to rape her

    11/10/2018 7:57:06 AM PST · by lowbridge · 33 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | October 31, 2018 | Joe Mills
    Saudi Arabia has executed an Indonesian maid who killed her employer during a rape attack, sparking outrage in Jakarta. Ms Tursilawati, who was working in the city of Ta'if, was found guilty of killing her employer in June 2011.  Indonesian President President Joko Widodo called Saudi Arabia's foreign minister, Adel al-Jubeir, demanding to know why Jakarta had not been informed about Monday's execution of mother-of one Tuti Tursilawati. It was the fourth time in three years that Saudi Arabia had failed to notify Jakarta before executing an Indonesian migrant worker.     'We have called Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and conveyed our protest,' Mr...
  • Bedbugs found in courthouse in South Carolina for 2nd time

    11/03/2018 9:16:28 PM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    The Herald ^ | Nov 3, 2018
    YORK, S.C. - A South Carolina courthouse has been evacuated after bedbugs were found there for the second time in just over two weeks. York County Clerk of Court David Hamilton said specially trained dogs found evidence of bedbugs in both courtrooms of the criminal court building Thursday as well as in offices on both floors. Hamilton told The Herald of Rock Hill officials decided to close the entire building for safety as a stronger chemical treatment is applied.
  • Assault of Oakville HS principal captured on video ( St. Louis )

    11/03/2018 10:04:09 AM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    KTVI ^ | OCTOBER 30, 2018 | KELLEY HOSKINS,
    ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – A Vice Principal is assaulted in a video that is spreading like wildfire on social media. According to authorities, the brawl began when a staff member tried to break up a fight between three students. We are told St. Louis County Police took a 15-year-old and two 16-year-old students into custody. ... students laughing as the fight broke out and chaos erupted in the cafeteria at Oakville High School. Fox 2 was told the students tackled the assistant principal to the ground before pulling and kicking him on Monday. The attack prompting district officials to...
  • Illegal Alien Murders Wife after Portland Sheriff Sets Him Free Without Notifying ICE

    11/03/2018 8:52:44 AM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | November 3, 2018 | Brock Simmons
    Multnomah County “sheriff” Mike Reese is now taking heat for failing to notify I.C.E. when he had an illegal alien in custody up on assault charges. Those charges were dropped, of course, and the illegal alien was set free, only for said illegal alien to go on to murder his wife by stabbing her to death and dumping her body in a ditch. Multnomah County is home to Portland, Oregon. ... A man accused of murdering his wife and leaving her body in a ditch is at the center of a firestorm between ICE and the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office....
  • Bed bugs in Ohio reach ‘epidemic’ levels, exterminators say

    10/31/2018 3:32:50 AM PDT · by george76 · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/31/2018 | Madeline Farber
    If you live in Ohio and you're currently struggling with a bed bug issue, you're not alone. Exterminators say the state is experiencing an “epidemic” of the parasite, especially in northeastern cities. Dale Pluck, an exterminator and owner of Dale’s Pest Control, told Cleveland 19 News he's noticed a rise in cases involving the blood-suckers in Lorain, Sandusky and West Cleveland. “They’re everywhere,” he said. “Stores have them. Doctors offices have them. You can almost pick them up anywhere.” Wayne Minor, who works for Dale’s Pest Control as an exterminator, told the news station bed bugs are also a problem...
  • Georgia's voters become more diverse ahead of this year's election

    10/30/2018 11:00:46 AM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 30 replies
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 10/25/18 | Mark Niesse and Jennifer Peebles
    Georgia’s registered voters became more racially diverse this year, continuing a long-term demographic trend among the electorate. White voters are still the majority in Georgia, but their collective influence is slowly waning each election year, according to voter registration data from the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office. Meanwhile, racial minorities are gradually gaining ground. The latest voting numbers released this week by the state present an updated look at how it has changed in recent years, in terms of race, gender and age. The figures were compiled after the Oct. 9 voter registration deadline and analyzed by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution....
  • What Do College ‘Chief Diversity Officers’ Accomplish?

    10/26/2018 6:53:23 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 36 replies
    James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal ^ | October 26, 2018 | George Leef
    ver the last few decades, the number of college administrators has grown far more than the numbers of students and faculty. Amid this administrative bloat, the greatest growth has been in “diversity” officials. Even community colleges have begun hiring Chief Diversity Officers (CDO). A persistent question, however, is whether having a CDO and other diversity administrators accomplishes anything of educational value. American colleges and universities are as inclusive and “welcoming” to students and faculty of all races and backgrounds as any institutions on the planet, so exactly how does a CDO make things any better? More than ten years ago,...
  • How brutal murders and fear kept a town silent. MS-13 is like no other gang

    10/19/2018 7:25:15 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 61 replies
    Fresno Bee ^ | October 17, 2018 | Yesenia Amaro
    Despite its international reputation for hacking up victims with machetes – sometimes brazenly leaving the bloodied, mangled corpses in the open – the street gang MS-13 slipped into Mendota relatively unnoticed.
  • When I First Realized America Is Exceptional

    10/16/2018 4:58:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 16, 2018 | Dennis Prager
    I moved to California from New York City in 1976. The founder of what was then America's largest Jewish retreat center, the Brandeis Institute (not affiliated with the university), Dr. Shlomo Bardin, asked me to work as his assistant. He was 75 years-old; I was 25. One weekend the next year, he announced to the membership he wanted me to succeed him. To everyone's shock, he died that very week. It was then renamed the Brandeis-Bardin Institute. The institute was located in Simi Valley, California, then more a small town than even a small city. It had all of...
  • The Scourge of ‘Diversity’ (interview with Heather Mac Donald)

    10/13/2018 5:34:29 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 14 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 12, 2018 | Jillian Kay Melchior
    ... When it comes to race, Ms. Mac Donald’s views are more conventionally conservative. She argues that minorities could overcome economic and educational disparities by embracing “bourgeois values.” She opposes all forms of affirmative action, and believes admissions and hiring should be based solely on aptitude tests and objective measures of performance. She even opposes the University of California’s guaranteed-admissions plan, which admits the top 9% of students from every California high school, regardless of the school’s overall performance. The mechanism is a covert way to reintroduce race into admissions, she says, in violation of Proposition 209, which prohibits race...
  • The Campus Diversity Swarm

    10/12/2018 8:39:54 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 8 replies
    City Journal ^ | October 10, 2018 | Mark Pulliam
    By the time a homeowner discovers a termite infestation, chances are that the destructive pests have already caused serious structural damage. So it is with “campus diversity officers,” a category of academic bureaucrat that didn’t even exist until fairly recently. Within a short period, diversity apparatchiks have taken root on most college campuses, and in many cases expanded into sprawling bureaucracies with multimillion-dollar budgets. Diversity departments have become a common campus amenity, like gourmet dorm food, climbing walls, and lazy rivers. Unlike lavish recreational facilities for students, which turn college campuses into an expensive Club U, administrative bureaucracies breed inertia....
  • Flea-borne typhus spreads across Los Angeles area

    10/09/2018 7:23:45 AM PDT · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 27 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 10/8/18 | Jacqueline Howard
    Between July and September, the county identified nine cases of flea-borne typhus associated with downtown Los Angeles, and six of those cases were in people experiencing homelessness, according to the county. There are (now) 57 cases of flea-borne typhus in LA County, a health department spokesperson says. Typhus fever has reached "epidemic levels" in Pasadena and an outbreak has hit downtown LA. On Friday, one city in the county -- Pasadena -- reported epidemic levels of typhus fever. This year, 20 Pasadena residents have been confirmed to have typhus fever, up from the expected one to five cases per year,...
  • Illinois Tollway Opens Annual Map Cover Art Contest for Students (with diversity theme)

    10/04/2018 12:05:59 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | September 10, 2018 | Community Contributor drohrback
    DOWNERS GROVE, IL - The Illinois Tollway, in partnership with Blick Art Materials and MB Real Estate (MBRE), is inviting high school art students to participate in the 2019 Tollway Map Cover Art Contest for a shot to land on the cover art of the official 2019 Illinois Tollway Map. Recognizing the Illinois Tollway's commitment to diversity, the theme for the 2019 contest calls on student artists to submit artwork that illustrates the importance of diversity and inclusion. Areas of focus for the 2019 Tollway Map Cover Art Contest may include, but are not limited to, the following themes: Diversity...
  • Ole Miss Moves Swiftly to Address Latest Racial Controversy

    10/04/2018 4:32:26 AM PDT · by blueplum · 27 replies
    NYSlimes via MSN ^ | 03 Oct 2018 | Adeel Hassan
    When Daniel Payne, a white junior at the University of Mississippi, saw that a major benefactor of the journalism school he attends had posted racially insensitive comments on social media, he immediately thought “it was going to be really, really bad.” The post on Facebook was written by Ed Meek, 77, a Mississippi graduate and media entrepreneur. In his post, Mr. Meek complained of deteriorating property values around the university campus and declining enrollment. He attached a photo of two young black students wearing party dresses, suggesting that they — or people who looked like them — were responsible for...
  • 'A bully is threatening to kill kids at my daughters' school': 90210 heartthrob Ian Ziering...

    10/04/2018 2:01:33 AM PDT · by blueplum · 46 replies
    The Daily Mail UK ^ | 04 Oct 2018 | staff
    ...is among parents protesting a West Hollywood school's lack of action over a student with a 'history of violence'..... ...The actor said that just this year so far, the second grader has 'brandished scissors' and 'beaten up and bloodied' 10 kids, while two classrooms had to be evacuated as a result of the student's actions. The bully allegedly previously tried to use a beanbag to suffocate another student.... ...A spokesperson from the Los Angeles Unified School District told DailyMail.com that the protest occurred across the street from the school and that the superintendent from the West Regional District spoke with...
  • Diversity Ideology Killed the University. Now, It’s Choking Out Civilization.

    09/27/2018 4:03:34 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 13 replies
    In 1903, during America’s darkest period of hate, W. E. B. Du Bois heartbreakingly affirmed his intellectual affinity with Western civilization. “I sit with Shakespeare and he winces not. Across the color line I move arm in arm with Balzac and Dumas,” Du Bois wrote in “The Souls of Black Folk.” “I summon Aristotle and Aurelius and what soul I will, and they come all graciously with no scorn nor condescension.” Half a century earlier, Frederick Douglass had paid tribute to the 18th-century British orators whom, at age 12, he had discovered in a collection of political speeches. “Every opportunity...
  • Exposing the Harms of the ‘Diversity Delusion’

    09/26/2018 5:20:16 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 5 replies
    James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal ^ | September 26, 2018 | George Leef
    On November 7, 2006, Michigan voters passed Proposition 2, a measure that banned the use of racial preferences throughout state government and state universities. The next day, University of Michigan president Mary Sue Coleman issued a defiant statement. In it she pledged to fight in the courts against the voters’ decision to have a color-blind state, declaring, “I will not stand by while the heart and soul of this great university is threatened. We are Michigan and we are diversity.” Really? It’s the “heart and soul” of a great university to prefer some people over others on account of race?...
  • A New Academic Year at America’s Colleges-Let the race-hustling, gender-dysphoric madness begin!

    09/18/2018 9:02:37 AM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | September 18, 2018 | Jack Kerwick
    A new academic year is upon us and, already, the world of Higher Education is being true to form.For example, the University of Maryland-College Park created a new “diversity” group intended to carve out a “safe space” for those white students who are interested in sharing their reflections on their encounters with “racial and ethnic minorities.” The school assigned to the group quite the catchy label: “White Awake.”According to Campus Reform, a watchdog site, this “support group” will assist white students who “sometimes feel uncomfortable and confused before, during, or after interactions with racial and ethnic minorities.”According to the...
  • Traffic warden 'living in fear' after being savagely beaten 'for doing his job'

    09/17/2018 3:01:16 PM PDT · by Del Rapier · 23 replies
    The Mirror ^ | 09/17/2018 | Mollie Mansfield Amber Hicks
    A traffic warden is living in fear of reprisal after being savagely beaten "for doing his job." Charlie Weston was left lying helplessly on the floor as a group of men repeatedly stamped on his head after he approached a car to give it a ticket. The 21-year-old admits he feels "lucky to be alive" after the ordeal which happened in Birmingham and left his face splattered with blood. He had been inspecting cars in the road for 10 minutes when the incident unfolded. Charlie was kicked in the throat and had his head stamped on before his attackers allegedly...
  • The Word That Can't Be Questioned

    09/16/2018 8:19:44 AM PDT · by Twotone · 2 replies
    Steyn On-line ^ | September 12, 2018 | Mark Steyn
    The Florida gubernatorial race is being portrayed as a Trump vs Sanders proxy fight with a far left Bernie bro running for the Dems and a Trump-supported congressman for the Republicans. So it is necessary for the media to find what they can to destroy the latter. The Washington Post has certainly got the goods on the GOP's Ron DeSantis - because he made the mistake of attending a conference whose speakers included ...um, me: At the same conference, conservative author Mark Steyn praised Trump as the first politician to talk about immigration policy from the perspective of people already...