Watts Up With That? – by Eric Worrall

Does record breaking winter cold cast doubt on climate predictions of milder winters? Could ANY weather or climate shift cast doubt on the dominance of that wicked little trace molecule? Apparently not, according to leading climate explainers.

It’s cold outside, but that doesn’t mean climate change isn’t real

Sammy Roth, USA TODAY Published 5:13 p.m. ET Dec. 28, 2017
Continue reading “Record Breaking Winter Cold? Don’t Worry, the Climate Explainers Have it Covered”


The shooting was reported around 2:25 p.m. in the 300 block of East San Antonio Drive.

When authorities arrived, multiple people were found suffering from gunshot wounds. Police said a victim and the shooting suspect were dead at the scene. It appeared the suspect may have taken his own life, according to police.  Continue reading “2 dead, including suspect, in shooting at Long Beach law office; 1 injured”

Yahoo News

A 25-year-old man has been arrested over an alleged prank call that led to police killing a man in Kansas on Thursday, Los Angeles police said.

Tyler Barriss from South Los Angeles was arrested Friday, according to ABC station KABC in Los Angeles.

The incident took place late Thursday when police were called about a supposed domestic incident at a Kansas man’s home, where he had shot his father and was holding his other family members at gunpoint, police said in a press conference Friday. When police arrived, the man who opened the door was told to raise his hands — a command he obeyed until he moved his hands down to his waist, police said.   Continue reading “LA man arrested over ‘swatting’ incident that led to police killing Kansas man”

Ready Nutrition – by Tess Pennington

The 2017-2018 flu season has shown to be particularly nasty this year — in part, they believe, because of a less effective vaccine. Each month, flu cases have multiplied and the CDC has already warned this year’s flu will be worst than the last. To date, 23 states are showing widespread influenza levels and many believe this season could easily reach epidemic levels.  Continue reading “Tens of Thousands Infected as this Year’s Flu Vaccine Totally Ineffective”

Oregon Live comments

Oregon lawmakers passed nearly 750 bills during their session this year. Many will take effect on New Year’s Day, from new taxes to controversial policy changes to laws designed to keep Oregonians safer. Here’s a sampling of some of the most important new laws taking effect January 1:    Continue reading “New Oregon laws taking effect on Jan. 1”

The Hill – by Ali Breland

Apple apologized to customers for deliberately slowing down older iPhones as their batteries age, in a letter it released on Thursday.

“We know that some of you feel Apple has let you down. We apologize,” the Cupertino, Calif.-based firm’s statement read. “There’s been a lot of misunderstanding about this issue, so we would like to clarify and let you know about some changes we’re making.”  Continue reading “Apple apologizes for iPhone slowdowns, will slash battery replacement fee”

Fellowship of the Minds – by Dr. Eowyn

NYPD is searching for a man who’s been vandalizing apartment buildings throughout Manhattan by drawing swastikas and penises on more than a dozen doors in the last 30 days.

The man’s vandalism includes:   Continue reading “NYPD released pic of white supremacist who drew swastikas on Manhattan doors”

Activist Post – by BN Frank

Drivers exposed to high radiation levels when phones try to stay connected to towers. Mind blown yet?

Cell phone radiation adversely affecting the brain (and everything else) is not breaking news.  There has been credible U.S. military research that has proven this since 1972.
Continue reading “Road Rage Explained? Cell Phone Radiation Lowers Impulse Control, Disrupts Blood Brain Barrier”

ABC News

A gunman on a motorcycle opened fire Friday outside a church in a Cairo suburb and at a nearby store, sparking a shootout that killed at least nine people, including eight Coptic Christians, Egyptian authorities said. It was the latest attack targeting the country’s embattled Christian minority.

The gunman was also killed, along with at least one police officer, officials said.  Continue reading “Egypt says 10 killed in attack outside Cairo church”

Tenth Amendment Center – by Mike Maharrey

Local law enforcement agencies around the country are acquiring drones at a dizzying pace, often with financing from the federal government, asset forfeiture, and in some cases, private grants.

According to a report released last spring by the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College, 347 local agencies in 43 states acquired drones between 2009 and March 2017. The agencies included 121 sheriff’s offices, 96 police departments, 69 fire departments, 43 other city or county government agencies, and 18 statewide first responder departments.  Continue reading “Federal Programs are Helping Local Police Buy Surveillance Drones”