Donald Trump defended Republican presidential rival Ben Carson for his comments on the recent Oregon college shooting.
On Wednesday, the real estate mogul jumped to the defense of Ben Carson who said he would have attempted to foil the gunman's efforts in the Oregon college shooting. Donald Trump posted a statement on Twitter saying it was unfair to judge his GOP rival based on his comments on the incident last Thursday at Umpqua Community College, according to the New York Post (NYP).
Carson came under fire on Wednesday after he released comments on the Oregon college shooting, which people interpreted as criticism against the victims, the report adds. more >>
A professional gynecologist who during the 1980s performed hundreds of first and second trimester abortions has submitted congressional testimony describing the graphic nature of the procedure.
Dr. Anthony Levatino of New Mexico gave testimony Thursday afternoon to the House Judiciary Committee as part of an investigation into Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
In graphic detail, Levatino described the process of a Suction D&E procedure, which involves using a sopher clamp to rip limbs off an aborted baby. more >>
NEW YORK — Leadership expert John Maxwell has a dream. He dreams America's next president would have no strings attached except to the American people and would only be in the White House for a single term. "Wouldn't it be refreshing," he says.
Maxwell who has trained more than five million leaders across the world through his EQUIP organization since 2013, thinks perhaps this time around the candidates vying for the seat in the Oval Office in 2016 would be driven less by ambition than a desire to serve.
"I think the problem is too many of them are in the race for themselves. I think the problem is that we don't have servant leaders. I think we have people who are ambitious. That we have people who want power and we have people who want fame, and I think that those are all wrong pursuits of a person that wants to be a leader," he says. more >>
Famed atheist author and intellectual Richard Dawkins may have gone a full 24 hours without insulting anyone on Twitter.
Researchers from the extremely prestigious Institute on Internet Trolling announced that Dawkins' Twitter handle appears to have not a produced a single vicious remark over the span of a full day.
"Our interns were going through Dawkins' numerous tweets and noticed the large gap late last night," announced a lead researcher. more >>
A member of Congress estimated to me that out of 84-86 new GOP members who swept the House in the GOP takeover of 2010, there are only about only four to five left who remain conservative.
It is well-known that candidates running for Congress as conservatives frequently become moderates, compromising on many issues they vowed to stand principled on.
There are several discernible explanations why: It's easy to get support when you're promising Santa Claus goodies, you get more favorable coverage from the left-leaning media (and hence better reelection chances), you get invited to all the cool cocktail parties, and the "old guard" in Congress is less likely to target you and remove you from committees for challenging their compromising. more >>
Reacting to the mass shooting last week at Umpqua Community College in Oregon that left 10 people dead, including the shooter, who reportedly targeted Christians, Republican Tennessee Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey warned on Friday that Christians who are "serious about their faith" should consider arming themselves with guns.
"The recent spike in mass shootings across the nation is truly troubling. Whether the perpetrators are motivated by aggressive secularism, jihadist extremism or racial supremacy, their targets remain the same: Christians and defenders of the West," wrote Ramsey in a statement on his Facebook page last Friday accompanied by a link to the state's Department of Safety & Homeland Security's guide on handgun carry permits.
"While this is not the time for widespread panic, it is a time to prepare. I would encourage my fellow Christians who are serious about their faith to think about getting a handgun carry permit. I have always believed that it is better to have a gun and not need it than to need a gun and not have it. Our enemies are armed. We must do likewise," he wrote. more >>