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Obama likely to delay immigration executive action until after mid-term elections

200,000 march on Washington, DC for immigration reform, March 21, 2010. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Rrenner.

200,000 march on Washington, DC for immigration reform, March 21, 2010. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Rrenner.

 

 

 

 

After the House allowed the Senate immigration bill to die last June, President Obama said using his executive powers would be the means to right wrongs. He promised to confer with his team and share specifics by the end of the summer. But when speaking with news reporters Thursday, it appeared he is stalling until after mid-term elections . . .

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Girl, 9, fatally shoots instructor at Arizona firing range

Charles Vacca teaching 9-year-old to shoot Uzi. Image: YouTube video.

Charles Vacca teaching 9-year-old to shoot Uzi. Image: YouTube video.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Vacca, a firearms instructor. was shot in the head when a gun recoiled during a tutorial with a 9-year-old girl at the Last Stop Arizona gun range, in White Hills, Arizona. Vacca was struck around 10 a.m. Monday and died at Las Vegas Hospital at 9 p.m. the same night . . .

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Oklahoma city cop charged with sexual assault of black women while on duty

Image: Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office

Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, 27, charged with sexually assaulting seven black women while on duty. Image: Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Office

 

 

 

 

 

Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, a police officer and former Eastern Michigan University football player, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexual assault of at least seven women between February and June 2014. All of the victims are black women . . .

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Henry Rollins slams Robin Williams in ‘F**** Suicide’ column

Henry Rollins, musician and writer. Image: Wikimedia Commons.

Henry Rollins, musician and writer. Image: Wikimedia Commons.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In an L.A. Weekly blog column, Henry Rollins, former frontman for Black Flag and writer, rebuked Robin Williams for taking his own life.

Admonishing a deceased man for actions he took while alive is futile, especially if the belief is that the dead are no more or are no longer in hearing distance is correct. If Williams could read the column, he might laugh, if it weren’t for references to his beloved family. His wondrous sense of humor allowed him to joke about himself and show compassion toward others as he plowed through pain . . .

Click here to read about Henry Rollins’ rant against Robin Williams’ suicide.

 

 

ASU offers female students extra credit for not shaving armpits

 ASU students demonstrate shaven and unshaven armpits. (Image: ASU News)


ASU students demonstrate shaven and unshaven armpits. (Image: ASU News)

 

 

Arizona State University professor Breanne Fahs offers extra credit to female students who agree not to shave their armpits for 10 weeks and journal about their experience.

Male students are offered equal credit for shaving all hair below the neckline and maintaining a clean-shaven body for the entire semester . . .

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Michelle Obama fights GOP on school lunch rules

First lady Michelle Obama.

First lady Michelle Obama.

 

Michelle Obama, first lady of the US, is usually apolitical. But she has come out fighting against a GOP House effort to weaken part of her anti-childhood obesity campaign.

After a White House event that featured elementary students preparing and eating a lunch using vegetables from the White House garden, she stated, “I’m going to fight until the bitter end to make sure that every kid in this country continues to have the best nutrition that they can have in our schools” . . .

Click here to read about Michelle Obama’s battle against the GOP.

Zimbabwe’s president urges white farmers to cede land to blacks

Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe, 2009. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

 

Zimbabwe’s president, Robert Mugabe, urged white farmers to cede land to black farmers. He spoke at a
Zanu-PF rally Wednesday.

Mugabe, 90, told his supporters, “We say no to whites owning our land and they should go … “

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Obama seeks $2 billion to manage US-Mexico border crisis

President Barack Obama. (Image: theblaze.com)

President Barack Obama. (Image: theblaze.com)

 

 

 

 

President Barack Obama will send an alert to Congress Monday requesting $2 billion in funds to stop the influx of child migrants from Central America. The amount is an estimate and a detailed letter will be sent to Congress when it returns from the Fourth of July recess on July 7.

Funding would be used for setting up detention space equipped for children and for halting them from entering the US illegally. From Oct. 1 to June 15, approximately 52,000 unaccompanied minors have entered the US along with another 39,000 children with families.

Click here to read about Obama’s pending $2 billion request to Congress for border-crisis funds.

UNLV students outraged at Hillary Clinton’s speaking fee (Video)

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking at UCLA, March 5, 2014. (Image: ucla.edu)

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking at UCLA, March 5, 2014. (Image: ucla.edu)

 

 

 

University of Nevada, Las Vegas students are outraged at Hillary Clinton’s $225,000 fee for an upcoming speech. Student body president Elias Benjelloun wants to see the money returned to students who have experienced 17 percent tuition hikes.

Daniel Waqar, a leader in the UNLV Student government said, “You [Hillary Clinton] could give scholarships to thousands of students, benefit research on campus, give more student grants for research and studying … ”

Click here to read about the UNLV student reaction to Hillary Clinton’s $225,000 speaking fee.

 

Mississippi tea party leader Mark Mayfield dies of apparent suicide

Mark Mayfield, vice chairman of the Mississippi tea party, was found dead in his home of an apparent suicide. (Image: clarionledger.com)

Mark Mayfield, vice chairman of the Mississippi tea party, was found dead in his home of an apparent suicide. (Image: clarionledger.com)

 

 

 

 

 

Mark Mayfield, vice chairman of the Mississippi tea party, was found dead Friday in his Ridgeland home of an apparent self-inflicted wound to the head.

Mayfield, 57, an attorney, was one of four men accused of conspiring to photograph Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) bedridden wife in her nursing home. Conservative blogger Clayton Kelly posted pictures and a video online which were quickly taken down . . .

Mississippi tea party leader Mark Mayfield dies by apparent suicide. Click here for report.