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High profile Twitter accounts hijacked in Turkish-Dutch protest

The diplomatic spat between Turkey and the Netherlands spread online on Wednesday when a large number of Twitter accounts, many with no apparent connection to the dispute, were hijacked and replaced with anti-Nazi messages in Turkish. The attacks, which appeared to be simply a form of political vandalism and used the hashtags #Nazialmanya or #Nazihollanda,

Muslim veterans vow to protect Jewish cemeteries amid anti-Semitic threats

Following the desecration of hundreds of graves at Jewish cemeteries and wave after wave of hoax bomb threats against Jewish community centers and day schools around the nation, Muslim veterans are offering their support and vow to protect these places of worship. “I’m a #MuslimMarine in Chicagoland area. If you synagogue or Jewish cemetery needs

Teamsters’ President Jim Hoffa: Kellogg’s Has Turned Its Back on Working Families

Jerome Hudson, Jim  Hoffa, president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, says his organization will “fight” Kellogg’s decision to shift from direct delivery of its foods to stores, a move that will result in the firing of more than 1,100 full-time workers at Kellogg’s facilities across the country. “On February 8, The Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) announced its short-sighted

A Clown Tries to Smear Jeff Sessions & David Horowitz

John Perazzo, Senator Richard Blumenthal’s disgraceful display at the Senate confirmation hearings. There was quite a stir during the Senate confirmation hearings for Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions this week, when, to the delight of so many observers, the famous Bozo the Clown showed up to question Senator Sessions on Tuesday. Bozo didn’t bring along

Santa Claus Economics

Thomas DiLorenzo, He ran for the highest office in the land on a platform that excoriated the corporate “one-percenters,” promising to reign them in with reams of regulation and government-imposed price controls.  To atone for all the alleged unfairness of “capitalist society” he promised explosive growth of welfare statism, complete with “free” education, free health

Habitat for Humanity’s Terror-Linked Friends

Joe Kaufman, The Islamic Circle of North America stains a good cause. For decades, Habitat for Humanity (HFH), a Christian charity, has been building homes for those who are less fortunate in society, regardless of religion. Because of this truly noble undertaking, the organization has garnered much praise around the world, including from leaders of

Steps President-Elect Donald Trump should take to roll back the global jihad

Robert Spencer, A key element of Donald Trump’s popularity as a presidential candidate was his willingness to stake out policy positions that made establishment politicians cower in fear. His success as President will depend upon his willingness to do the same thing. Among his most important tasks will be to take the hard steps necessary

Hillary’s Veep: A look at Tim Kaine’s track record and agendas

Discover The Networks, Potentially the Worst VP in American History. During his years as a student at Harvard Law School in the early 1980s, Tim Kaine took a year off from his legal studies in order to work with Jesuit missionaries in Honduras. During the nine months he spent there, Kaine developed a keen interest in the teachings of

Bolt cutters expose vulnerability of North America’s oil pipeline grid

All it took was a pair of bolt cutters and the elbow grease of a few climate activists to carry out an audacious act of sabotage on North America’s massive oil and gas pipeline system. For an industry increasingly reliant on gadgets such as digital sensors, infrared cameras and drones to monitor security and check

Hillary Should Be 50 Points Behind #NeverHillary

Jeff Crouere, In a bizarre video message this week to the Laborers International Union of North America, Hillary Clinton asked, “Why aren’t I 50 points ahead?”  She seemed concerned that her opponent, Donald Trump, had closed the gap in the polls. Clinton claimed that Trump was staunchly opposed to labor unions, but she had a

Trump: Violence ‘Must Be Ended’ Vows to stop anti-police demonstrations

Brendan Kirby, Seizing on the latest turmoil in America’s cities, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Thursday told a Pennsylvania rally that he would move swiftly to crack down on violent protests. Appearing at Sun City Studios in Chester Township in the Philadelphia suburbs, Trump pointed to days of violence in Charlotte sparked by the fatal