Why Evolution is False

This month we are going to examine the specific arguments Coyne presents in favor of evolution. What Are We Talking About? Here is Coyne’s definition of evolution: In essence, the modern theory of evolution is easy to grasp. It can be summarized in a single (albeit slightly long) sentence: Life on earth evolved gradually beginning with […]

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Texas Won’t Wait on Washington to Secure the Border

Texas officials won’t wait on the federal government to secure their southern border with Mexico. Thousands of illegal immigrants, predominantly children from Central America crossing without their parents or other adult relatives, have flooded in to McAllen and other south Texas communities in recent weeks, creating a humanitarian and security crisis. In a letter to the […]

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Obamacare’s Risk-Management Programs Could Cost Billions, Experts Tell House

Obama administration officials insisted that Obamacare’s risk-management programs are temporary and budget neutral, but others at a hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform today argued the programs will be a boondoggle for taxpayers. “All of you ought to be very concerned about the way the risk corridors program is being implemented” […]

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Starbucks to Help Employees With College Tuition

Starbucks made news this week by announcing The College Achievement Plan, a partnership the coffee giant has entered into with Arizona State University in order for the company to help employees complete their bachelor’s degrees by providing full tuition reimbursement. Freshmen and sophomores who work at least 20 hours per week can receive partial scholarships […]

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Kidnapped Israeli Teens: The Worst Coverage

The terrorist kidnapping of Eyal Yifrach, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Frenkel, 16, a dual Israeli-American citizen has led to some problematic reporting. Here, we roundup some of the worst cases so far. Dehumanizing Israeli Teens The Guardian’s initial coverage succeeded in dehumanizing the three Israeli teens: According to The Guardian: Israeli security forces have launched a mass search of […]

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Justice Department’s Latest Action Violates Federal Immigration Law

Attorney General Eric Holder announced on June 6 the Justice Department will use taxpayer funds to “enroll approximately 100 lawyers and paralegals as AmeriCorps members to provide legal services” to “young people who must appear in immigration proceedings.” This will be accomplished through Justice Department grants to the Corporation for National and Community Service, a […]

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Climate McCarthyism Claims Yet Another Victim

Climate McCarthyism has claimed another victim. Dr Caleb Rossiter – an adjunct professor at American University, Washington DC – has been fired by a progressive think tank after publicly expressing doubt about man-made global warming. Rossiter, a former Democratic congressional candidate, has impeccably liberal credentials. As the founder of Demilitarization for Democracy he has campaigned […]

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IRS ‘Lost’ Lois Lerner’s Emails at Time of Tea Party Targeting

Congressional investigators reacted with outrage to the Internal Revenue Service’s claim that it lost two years of Lois Lerner’s emails during a period when the agency targeted tea party groups. “Do they really expect the American people to believe that, after having withheld these emails for a year, they’re just now realizing the most critical […]

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