Free Thinkers Anonymous Complaint Means Memorial To Sun Prairie, WI Crash Victim Must Go

Time to start charging the free thinkers and the offended with the theft of oxygen. Via Wisconsin State Journal A professionally designed and installed memorial honoring a Sun Prairie woman killed by a drunken driver must be removed because an anonymous resident complained about it, the state said. Department of Transportation guidelines say that if […]

OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Senate approves aid for Syrian rebels

THE TOPLINE: The Senate on Thursday easily approved a $1 trillion government-funding bill that incorporated new authority for President Obama to battle the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).Lawmakers voted 78-22 for the bill, while 9… More >

Everyone Hates Debbie

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.) has become the black sheep of the Democratic Party, with liberal leaders from President Barack Obama to those in Congress doing all they can to distance themselves from the longtime Democratic National Committee (DNC) chair, who Democrats say has become a major liability. Wasserman Schultz, known as of late […]

The Dark Web Gets Darker With Rise of the ‘Evolution’ Drug Market

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Evolution’s popularity has been driven not only by a more secure and professional operation than its competitors, but also by a more amoral approach to the cryptomarket than the strict libertarian ethos the Silk Road preached. The post The Dark Web Gets Darker With Rise of the ‘Evolution’ Drug Market appeared first on WIRED. More […]

Massachusetts Senate: Markey (D) 49%, Herr (R) 31%

Democrat Ed Markey is well ahead in his bid for a full U.S. Senate term in Massachusetts. A new Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Massachusetts Voters shows Markey with 49% support to 31% for his Republican challenger Brian Herr. However, five percent (5%) prefer some other candidate, and a surprisingly large 15% are […]

Democratic, Republican Party Favorable Ratings Now Similar

The favorable ratings of the Democratic (42%) and Republican (40%) parties are now similar, after an increase in positivity toward the GOP. Since 2013, Americans have viewed both parties negatively overall. More >

Exorcists Warn of Danger from Oklahoma City Black Mass

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While there are variations in Christian theology about the nature of Satan and demons, traditional Christian thought holds that these creatures are evil, the threat from them is real and should be taken seriously. Exactly what self-proclaimed “satanists” think about all this unclear, other than that they make a public show of worshiping Satan and calling upon demons […]

Islamic State Threatens To Cut The Tongue Out Of Anyone Calling Them “Daesh”…

Anyone doubt the sincerity of their threat? Via JPost: Propaganda has been one of the core strategies of the Sunni militant group in Syria and Iraq that today calls itself the Islamic State – and its name is very much a part of that. In July, the group’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, announced its rebranding. […]

OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: House approves Syria aid in bipartisan vote

THE TOPLINE: The House voted 273-156 on Wednesday to grant President Obama the authority to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).The “yes” vote included 115 Democrats and 159… More >

Middle-School Dropout Codes Clever Chat Program That Foils NSA Spying

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The best hope of shielding your metadata from the NSA was invented by a middle-school dropout in his spare time. The post Middle-School Dropout Codes Clever Chat Program That Foils NSA Spying appeared first on WIRED. More >