WATCH: Teacher allegedly kicks student from class for saying there are only two genders — then teacher invokes national 'policy'
A video has surfaced that shows a teacher — speaking in a heavy Scottish accent — invoking "national school authority policy" after allegedly kicking a student out of class for declaring there are only two genders. There is no information about who the teacher is, where or when the video…Read More »
Phoenix mayor apologizes after video of reported police brutality goes viral. But will the city take action?
Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego (D) issued an apology over the weekend after a recent episode of alleged policy brutality went viral, generating widespread backlash and a multimillion-dollar lawsuit from those whom police reportedly targeted.But will the city take action against the officers involved?What's the background?Dravon Ames and his pregnant fiancée,…Read More »
Mayor Pete Buttigieg claimed in an interview that aired Sunday that he will not be the first gay president if he wins election in 2020.What did Buttigieg say?The South Bend, Indiana, mayor explained in an interview with "Axios on HBO" that opponents cannot use his age, political views, or sexual…Read More »
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) hit back at David Axelrod on Friday after Axelrod took aim at Huckabee's daughter, outgoing White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.What did Axelrod say?Speaking with CNN host Anderson Cooper, Axelrod — one of former President Barack Obama's closest confidants, who now works at…Read More »
Transgender hurdler who just won NCAA women's national championship: 'Me competing against cisgender females is a disadvantage'
You might recall CeCe Telfer of Franklin Pierce University — a college hurdler born male but now competing as a female — who last month won an NCAA women's national championship, taking the 400-meter hurdles by more than a second. Telfer — formerly known as Craig — as recently as…Read More »
Livid Mika Brzezinski suggests President Trump is ushering in 'dictatorship' and is 'horrendous for our democracy'
"Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski got just a little livid on Friday's MSNBC show, blasting President Donald Trump as "horrendous for our democracy" — and even suggesting that his actions are indicative of a "dictatorship" waiting in the wings.The hubub all stemmed from Trump's interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos in…Read More »
Restaurant owner refuses entry to service dogs. Veterans with disabilities, parents of boy with Down syndrome aren't happy.
Missy Warwood said when she, her husband, and their 5-year-old son Jefferson waked into Bombay Grill in Ogden, Utah, last month for her birthday, the owner immediately turned them away, KSTU-TV reported. Image source: KSTU-TV video screenshotWhy?Well, the family also walked into the restaurant with Sage — Jefferson's service dog,…Read More »
Family bakery libeled by college amid student protests calling shop 'racist' awarded maximum punitive damages
A jury on Thursday awarded maximum punitive damages to an Ohio bakery libeled by Oberlin College amid student protests that accused the family-owned shop of engaging in racial profiling, Legal Insurrection reported. Gibson's Bakery was awarded $11 million in compensatory damages last week. But the results of this week's punitive…Read More »
Democratic socialism advancing in Colorado — and new Denver council member advocates it 'by any means necessary'
Turns out that headline-grabbing Democratic socialists like U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) are far from the only game in town when it comes to their political ideology. Case in point: Colorado. As KDVR-TV reported, Democratic socialism in the state is growing. 'I consider myself…Read More »
Lawsuit: Public school teachers bullied special-needs student before suicide attempt — now he has permanent brain damage
A mother is suing Chicago Public Schools, claiming her 11-year-old special-needs son attempted suicide in February after repeated bullying by teachers and staff, WLS-TV reported. Jamari Dent tried to hang himself — and while he survived, he's now in a hospital bed with permanent brain damage and unable to breathe…Read More »
Dodgeball is tool of 'oppression,' teaches students 'it's okay to hurt or dehumanize' peers, Canadian researchers say
The classic schoolyard game of dodgeball has been under assault of late.It seems the contest — in which players throw bouncy balls at each other in the hopes of being the last kid (or team) standing — is proving too much for students to handle.What's up?Now a team of Canadian…Read More »
British comic suggests tossing battery acid on 'easy to hate' political figures instead of milkshakes — and gets big laughs
British comic Jo Brand suggested tossing battery acid upon "easy to hate" political figures instead of trendy milkshakes — and got some big laughs. The 61-year-old appeared on the BBC radio show "Heresy" Tuesday night, the Irish Examiner reported, and was asked about UK politics — which of late have…Read More »
Atheist group objects after video reportedly shows 'several football players' baptized on public school property
Atheist activist group the Freedom From Religion Foundation claims a video shows "several football players" being baptized on Alabama public school property last month. After hearing from a "concerned" member of the community, the FFRF sent a May 29 letter to Washington County Schools Superintendent John Dickey. The letter said…Read More »
Getty In a viral video posted to Facebook, Dobby the elf appears to have found freedom. A creepy video posted to Facebook last Thursday has sparked conversations about aliens, fictional elves and puppets. The video has gone viral after Vivian Gomez posted it to Facebook after seeing what appears to…Read More »
Getty Dr. John passed away this morning due to a hear attack. New Orleans musician Dr. John has passed away at the age of 77, according to the artist’s social media manager and publicist, Karen Beninato. In a post on Dr. John’s Facebook page, Beninato said Dr. John died because…Read More »