Washburn U. Removes Statues of ‘Controversial’ Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin

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According to a report by the College Fix, Washburn University removed statues of Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin in July to prevent vandalism. The statues, which were donated by a Washburn alumnus, were replaced with blue benches. The decision to remove the statues came in response to a petition that circulated at the University of Missouri in which demanded the...

Team Trump: Joe Biden Only Offers ‘Empty Talk,’ No Plan to Stop Riots

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"You're not going to hear anything from Biden or any sort of plan to stop the violence. ... All you are going to hear today is empty talk, just like Biden has been doing for 47 years," Trump's 2020 senior communications adviser, Jason Miller, said on Monday in a campaign call with reporters. Miller criticized Biden for failing to have...

Oprah: America Cannot Move Forward Until ‘Racial Injustice’ and ‘Betrayal’ of Blacks Is Acknowledged

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The episode featured Winfrey's interview Bryan Stevenson, a graduate of Harvard Law School and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, an organization with a focus on "racial justice." Stevenson repeatedly described America as a nation plagued by an "ideology of white supremacy." Winfrey said: My experience over the years interviewing so many hundreds of people over all kinds of dysfunctional circumstances...

Two Florida Women Face Charges for Allegedly Sex Trafficking Minors

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The Broward County Human Trafficking Task Force arrested Kiara Nunez, 21, of Hollywood, Florida, and Alexandra Ramirez, 19, of Coral Springs, Florida, last week, WFLA reported. According to court documents, the women sex trafficked two 15-year-old girls between October 2019 and January 2020. Police were able to rescue one of the girls in an undercover human trafficking operation at a hotel...

Oregon Governor Blames ‘Armed White Supremacists’ for Violence

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Brown called to stop the "cycle of violence" during the press release, which announced additional law enforcement resources for the city of Portland, but did not recognize the lawless acts of violence committed by protesters on a nightly basis, such as targeting police with commercial-grade fireworks, rocks, and lasers, and vandalizing federal buildings. Instead, she berated "armed right-wing vigilantes"...

TikTok Sale in Jeopardy as China Rewrites Export Rules

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The Wall Street Journal reports that the sale of the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok's U.S. operations to an American company, such as Microsoft or Oracle, has been placed in peril by recent changes to China's technology export rules which gave the country the power to veto sales. Negotiators for TikTok's parent company ByteDance and U.S. companies interested in purchasing...

UK Government Funds Sexual Acts Dice Game for 13-Year-Olds

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Produced by the Proud Trust, the toolkit has dice featuring words including "anus", "vulva", "penis", "hands and fingers", and "mouth", and orders children to talk through the sexual activities it would be possible to carry out using two body parts. In the pack, teachers are told "not all combinations will be easy to discuss and some might seem impossible", but...

‘Power the Future’ Org: Joe Biden Admin Would Be ‘Most Anti-Energy’ in History

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The report compiled a list of Democrats who are contenders for Biden Cabinet posts, including Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) as secretary of the Department of Interior; Gov. Steve Bullock (D-MT) for Interior secretary or Department of Energy secretary; Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) to head Interior or the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) for Department of...

Exclusive — Devin Nunes: Adam Schiff Using Intel Committee Investigation of Rioters to Target Trump

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Asked if Schiff should hold hearings on the threats to the country on display in American cities and outside the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Washington, DC, Nunes revealed that Schiff has been plotting to hold hearings on this matter. The difference, however, is Schiff's hearings are actually going to target President Donald Trump and his administration's efforts to...

Full D.C. Circuit Blocks Michael Flynn, DOJ Effort to Drop Charges

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In July, Flynn won a 2-1 decision before a three-judge panel, which held that Judge Emmet Sullivan's decision to invite a amicus curiae brief from a retired judge (with an anti-Trump bias) violated the separation of powers in the Constitution. The brief would advise the court as to whether Flynn should be held in criminal contempt of court for withdrawing...