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Supreme Court appears divided on cross-border shooting by US agent

The Supreme Court expressed sympathy Tuesday for the family of a Mexican teenager fatally shot from across the U.S.-Mexico line by a Border Patrol agent, but struggled to reach consensus on whether foreign nationals – like the teen’s relatives – can sue in American courts. The divisions were on display during oral arguments for what

Cartels, Smugglers are Exploiting the Border Wall

MCALLEN, Texas –  Mexican drug cartels and human traffickers are cashing in ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration by exploiting anxiety over his vow to build a border wall and crack down on illegal immigration – fueling the latest surge across the U.S.-Mexico line, according to local law enforcement.  The president-elect reiterated his pledge at a

White Male Survival Guide 2017

Katie Kieffer, China got it wrong: 2017 is not the year of the rooster—it’s the year of the white male. 2017 is the year the white man takes back his worth. Black Male Supremacists. Unheard of. Brown Male Supremacists. Unheard of. Because it’s only trendy for American elites to bash white males. Especially white males

Christian Worship Is ‘Worse than Murder and Bloodshed’

Raymond Ibrahim, Another Islamic teaching behind the slaughter of Christians. For an idea on why Egypt’s Coptic Christians and their churches are constantly under attack—most recently last Sunday, when a church was bombed, killing at least 25 Christians—one need merely listen to the words and teachings of some of the nation’s Muslim preachers. Take Dr. Ahmed

Trump win emboldens Christmas display proponents — much to atheists’ chagrin

Andrea Noble, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad joined Christian leaders and residents at an event last week to celebrate the first ever display of a traditional Nativity scene inside the state Capitol in Des Moines. Five days later, members of the Freedom From Religion Foundation were on hand to install a secular display of their own

A Cartoon Character is Smarter than Christmas-Denier Atheists

Joy Overbeck, The secular war on Christmas recently trained its big guns on the door of the nurse’s office in a Texas middle school. Squarely in its sights was a homemade poster on the door, depicting lovable Linus quoting from the children’s classic A Charlie Brown Christmas: “For unto you is born this day in

ACLU: Sight of Cross on Public Tree Inflicts ‘Irreparable Harm’

Robert Knight, Joseph Tompkins is an “irreparable harm” survivor. He’s the guy who got the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to force a small Indiana town to remove a cross from atop its municipal Christmas tree on Monday. Mr. Tompkins, who must be blessed with remarkably selective eyesight, was “forced to come into direct and

Trump has broad power to implement immigration policies: legal experts

President-elect Donald Trump will be able to make many of his promised changes in immigration policy unilaterally by exercising the same kind of executive powers he criticized President Barack Obama for using. But while most of the measures laid out in a ten-point immigration policy plan on Trump’s transition website could be set in motion

Don’t Forget Border Security Up North

Helen Raleigh, December is usually a slow month for any significant policy changes: politicians as well as ordinary folks are getting into a jolly mode. They are probably more concerned about what gifts to get than matters of national security or the economy. This December should be different. Back in June, Canada’s liberal Prime Minster