Duggar family visits Sweet Loring (Photo: Facebook)

Frozen yogurt shop scores major backlash after trying to associate with the Duggars

The Duggar family is not the most popular family on television, so when a frozen yogurt shop in Laredo, Texas posted a photo of the owners with the Duggars ....
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Cracking the mystery of the ‘Worldwide Hum’

In the spring of 2012, when I was living near the coastal village of Sechelt, on British Columbia’s picturesque Sunshine Coast, I began hearing a humming sound, which I thought were float planes. The noise usually started later at night, between 10 and 11 p.m. My first clue that something unusual was happening came with the realization that the sound didn’t fade away, like plane noises typically do. And the slightest ambient noise – exhaling […]
Jan Brewer speaks to CNN (screen grab)

Jan Brewer goes berserk on CNN: ‘I’m fed up’ with being treated like a ‘bigot’ for backing Trump

“But dang it,” she exclaimed. “I get fed up that we hear over and over and over and over again from the president of the United States that every time somebody wants to support the Constitution and the rule of law that we are out there because we are racist and bigots.”
Hillary Clinton speaks to Planned Parenthood event (Photo: Screen capture)

Democratic Party takes major stand for reproductive freedom in party platform ahead of SCOTUS ruling

The Democratic Party’s platform committee has passed a more progressive platform position on reproductive freedom than in previous election years.
Commentator George Will, Donald Trump -- screenshots

Trump trashes ‘overrated’ conservative pundit George Will for calling for his defeat

Friday, Will gave a speech to the Federalist Society only to announce that he was leaving the GOP over Trump, saying: “This is not my party.”
Shania Clifford and Mike Rowe -- Facebook

TV's Mike Rowe trashes Ohio girl's 'character' after she's stripped of first place in state contest

Rowe pushed the teen to return the gold medal to prove that she is a person of good character -- while playing the “everybody gets a trophy” card.
UK and EU flags (AFP)

Petition demanding re-vote on Brexit passes 3 million signatures

Parliament has to consider a debate on any petition posted on its website that attracts more than 100,000 signatures.
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Revealed: Jack Daniel was taught by minister’s slave how to distill signature whiskey

The company had previously stated that Daniel was taught by a Lutheran minister, Dan Call, when he was 15 years old.
Judge Gregory S. McMillan speaks to the Knoxville News Sentinel on March 20, 2014. (YouTube)

Tenn. judge says only husbands — not women — get parental rights in same-sex divorce

Fourth Circuit Court Judge Greg McMillan ruled that because Erica Witt “has no biological relationship with this child, [she] has no contractual relationship with this child.”
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Sorry, but I have no sympathy for old England-First cranks and soccer hooligans

Leaving the EU was put over the top by cranky old England-Firsters and the kind of louts who throw bananas at black soccer players. Leave clearly won the stupid vote.
George Will speaks to Fox News (screen grab)

Pundit George Will bolts Republican Party over Trump and leaves final warning: ‘Make sure he loses’

Faced with the prospect of Donald Trump as the GOP’s presidential nominee in November, conservative stalwart George Will has left the Republican Party — but not before leaving them with some sound advice.