Washington Post reporter convicted in Iran

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2521985" align="aligncenter" width="601"] Jason Rezaian (Credit: CNN screen shot)[/caption] Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post reporter with dual American-Iranian citizenship who's been jailed in Tehran for more than more…

Ryan has 2-decade history of pushing open borders

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BREITBART) — As donor class Republicans and beltway pundits intensify their “Draft Ryan” campaign, anti-amnesty advocates are pleading with House Republicans to quash the candidacy of the man more…

How far back did people know Earth was round?

by Bill Federer -- Columbus was looking for a sea route to India and China because 40 years earlier Muslim Turks conquered Constantinople in 1453, cutting off the land routes. A biography more…

'Ey' vay! Mind-boggling new terms for guys, gals

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Paul Bremmer The pronouns "he" and "she" are being joined on American college campuses by "e/ey," "em," "eir/eirs," "eirself/emse" "hu," "hum," "hus," "humself," "per," "per," "per/pers," "perself, more…

California bans use of R-word in schools

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LATIMES) — California became the first state in the nation to pass a law prohibiting public schools from using the term "Redskins" as a team name or mascot. more…

8th-grader suspended for patriotic shirt

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) — Alan Holmes, an eighth-grade student in Gresham, Ore., still remembers the day his older brother returned home after serving in Iraq with the Marines. “I more…

Jeremiah Wright: 'Jesus was a Palestinian'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — The controversial religious leader Jeremiah Wright compared Native Americans to Palestinians at the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March on the National Mall on more…

How tyrants arise: Plato's eerily accurate words

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2516655" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Plato[/caption] Plato was a Greek philosopher who lived in the city-state of Athens. In 380 A.D., Plato wrote "The Republic," where he described in more…