Guidance reportedly crafted by military attorneys urged Coast Guard chaplains to grill service members on their religious beliefs and practices, draft documents obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation show. “Note any comments made by the member that make it appear they are using the religious exemption as a ruse to avoid the vaccine,” the
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Rep. Ted Deutch of Florida passionately pushed back on Thursday after fellow Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan described the nation of Israel as an apartheid state when she spoke in opposition to a measure to provide $1 billion in funding for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system. “We cannot ta— be talking only about
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Taliban figure Mullah Nooruddin Turabi told the Associated Press during an interview that executions and hand amputations will return under the group’s rule in Afghanistan. “Cutting off of hands is very necessary for security,” Turabi said, stating that it had a deterrent impact, according to the outlet, which also reported that he said the Cabinet
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A hip ”Christian pastor” offers a parable about “opium dick,” a pop star who “listens to God” offers sex to high schoolers as an academic prize, and a pretentious teen gives philosophical justifications for prostitution in FX on Hulu’s latest episode of The Premise. The convoluted new episode of the anthology series, ‘The Ballad of Jesse Wheeler,’
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One has the impression that research by today’s government lawyers consists of tapping keywords into databases compiled since 1992. The foolish Justice Department lawsuit seeking an injunction against “all of [Texas’] officers, employees, and agents, including private parties who would bring suit” is an exercise in public relations, not law. Such a “John Doe” injunction
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Protesters scale a wall as they storm the U.S. Capitol Building during clashes with Capitol police at a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 presidential election results in Washington, D.C., January 6, 2021. (Shannon Stapleton/Reuters) In my column this morning, I waded back into January 6. Meanwhile, congressional investigators are pressing ahead with
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Bowling Green State University, where I am a graduate student, instituted a COVID-19 vaccination mandate on Sept. 2. A professor had briefly mentioned in class that Bowling Green State University would likely mandate the vaccine since the university usually follows the actions of Ohio State University. Ohio State instituted a requirement that students receive the
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A patient receives his booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine during an Oakland County Health Department vaccination clinic at the Southfield Pavilion on August 24, 2021 in Southfield, Michigan. Emily Elconin | Getty Images National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins called Israel’s data on Covid-19 booster shots “impressive,” noting that they
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The Biden presidency is perhaps the most consequential “We told you so!” moment in American political history. Biden supporters said his many years of experience and willingness to compromise made him the right guy for the job after the norm-crushing presidency of Donald Trump. Joe Biden, they said, would restore our alliances with other nations,
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The Biden administration thinks U.S. service members who refuse to comply with the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate should be subjected to the potential of a dishonorable discharge. What are the details? In a statement issued Tuesday, the White House forcefully rejected a provision in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) prohibiting the Pentagon from dishonorably
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A Florida police department was facing heavy scrutiny after they shared a Facebook post about a suspect reportedly stealing diapers. What are the details? According to a Thursday report from Newsweek, police in Winter Haven, Florida, detailed the incident, which took place last week. The department shared a picture of the man along with his
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Facebook and Instagram are as damaging as they are corrupt. Some years ago, in a typical attempt to make his point in the most cringe-inducing manner possible, Barack Obama defended the American immigration system on the grounds that, as he put it, “Instagram was started with the help of an immigrant who studied here and
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From left: Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rep. Ilhan Omar, and Rep. Rashida Tlaib hold a news conference on Capitol Hill, July 15, 2019. (Erin Scott/Reuters) The House Democratic progressive “Squad” effort to eliminate U.S. assistance for Israel’s “Iron Dome” missile defense system seemed to come out of nowhere. Israel and the Palestinians haven’t
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Unless you have no cable TV and no internet, you have likely heard about 22-year-old Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito.  Petito was living the Instagram dream with her fiance, Brian Laundrie. The couple spent the past several months traveling through national parks and documenting their adventures on social media. But the picture-perfect story came to a tragic
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The COVID-delayed 41st season of CBS’s Survivor came with many new changes, but the dumbest had to be one woke man’s insistence that the iconic reality series ban the word “guys.” At the beginning of Wednesday’s season premiere, titled “A New Era,” host Jeff Probst asked the contestants what they thought of his trademark phrase
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