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Friday, March 23, 2018

One Arabic Sentence Closes Schools, And Ignorance Wins

An entire school system in Virginia was shut down Friday — 10,000 students, all kept at home — after a teacher gave an Arabic calligraphy assignment. Unfortunately, the kids were asked to try writing a Muslim statement of faith. They went home and told their parents. Look out.

December 22, 2015
Infrastructure, Bridgegate, Chris Christie, George Washington Bridge, Scandal, Controversy, New Jersey, Port Authority, Mississippi, Campaign, 2016, Indictment, National News, Top News

Christie Comments On Bridge Scandal Case At Mississippi Campaign Event

Chris Christie avoids any charges in the Bridgegate controversy and challenges defense attorneys to subpoena him if they want to.

May 5, 2015
Nantucket, Balloon Ban, Town Meeting, Law, Controversy, National News, Lifestyle, Health, Environment, Ocean, Travel

Nantucket Balloon Ban Is Up In The Air

In an effort to protect the environment and ecosystem, the controversy surrounding Nantucket’s decision to ban balloons from the island is mostly overblown.

April 13, 2015
Environment, Ocean, China, South China Sea, Controversy, Marine Life, Mischeif Reef, Military, Infrastructure, World News, Navy Base

China’s ‘Great Wall of Sand’ In South China Sea

China continues to flex its might as it constructs new military-related buildings over living coral ecosystems in the aptly named Mischief Reef.

April 9, 2015

Conservative California Website Quickly Stirs Controversy

By Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The launch of a new political website in California, intended to highlight conservative success stories in the Golden State, quickly ran into trouble Monday when controversial promotional images cost the organization one of its highest-profile contributors. The images, including a Photoshopped depiction of House Minority Leader Nancy […]

April 8, 2014
Memo Pad, Donald Trump, Birther, Controversy

Donald Trump Not Just A Birther: Five Awful Things About The Don

Donald Trump has a checkered and memorable history.

May 30, 2012