Commenters on the Orlando shooting have been calling for more gun control. But now, in the aftermath of the attack, many gays are arming themselves for self-defense. [Read more…]
The Panama Papers are the records of a law firm that specializes in setting up secret bank accounts, offering tax havens and money-laundering services to the rich, famous, and corrupt. Investigators are still combing through those recently-leaked documents.
But one thing that has come out is a connection between the Vladimir Putin-controlled Russian bank whose subsidiaries in the Cayman Islands and elsewhere are involved in these shady dealings, and Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, John Podesta, and her chief fundraiser, his brother Tony Podesta. [Read more…]
Even though they have been indicted for their undercover journalism, the folks at the Center for Medical Progress have released another video, this one showing a Planned Parenthood official explaining the accounting tricks they use to hide their organ trafficking. You can see the video at the link, after the jump, which also outlines the filmmaker’s defense. [Read more…]
Columnist Mona Charen gives some useful perspective on the question of whether we are really in the middle of an “epidemic of gun violence.” She also gives a multitude of facts on the gun controversy, and she critiques the way journalists are covering the issue. [Read more…]
No country has been more welcoming of Middle Eastern immigrants than Germany, which has looked to a influx of one million new residents a year as a solution to its demographic population implosion. But now Germany, along with other European nations, is having second thoughts.
Even sympathizers of the refugees are having problems with what happened in Cologne on New Year’s Eve. In the square between the train station and the magnificent cathedral (a place I’ve actually been to with my friends who live there, including at another crowded fire works night), around a thousand men of “Arab or Northern African appearance” sexually assaulted every non-hijab wearing woman in sight. They crowded around women and groped and robbed them, with reports of at least two rapes.