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British Jury Acquits Lesbian, 40, Who Had Drunk Sex With Girl, 15

The legal age of consent in England is 16, and if you tell a jury you didn’t know your partner’s age, you may go scot-free: A female radio DJ who had sex with a 15-year-old girl after plying her with vodka has walked free from court because she did not know the teenager’s real age. […]

Lesbian Hockey Coach, 39, Gets Year in Jail for Molesting 15-Year-Old Girl

Lesbian sexual predator Heidi Ferber. Heidi Ferber had competed in hockey all across North America and Europe, but left the sport after suffering too many concussions. In 2010, she became assistant coach to a girls’ hockey team in the Canadian province of British Columbia. The head coach of the team was Alex Petrie, whose daughter […]

Ukraine Concedes Crimea to Russia

Putin scores an easy victory: Bowing to the reality of the Russian military occupation of Crimea a day after Russia announced it was annexing the disputed peninsula, the Ukrainian government said on Wednesday that it had drawn up plans to evacuate all of its military personnel and their families and was prepared to relocate as […]

Ukraine Ready for War in Crimea?

This could be serious: In the wake of a March 16 referendum in which Crimeans voted to join the Russian Federation, Ukrainian leaders refused to cede any part of the peninsula, calling on their troops to prepare for war. “Crimea was, is, and will be our territory,” said Defense Minister Ihor Tenyukh in a statement […]

Afghanistan Resists Modernity

Does this really surprise anyone? More than 12 years after the U.S. first invaded Afghanistan to overthrow the Taliban and deprive al Qaeda of a base operations, the sexual abuse of Afghanistan children has reached an all-time high, according to the U.S. State Department. The department’s 2013 Country Report on Human Rights in Afghanistan, which was […]

Crimea Votes to Secede from Ukraine, Join Russia; U.S. Lamely Objects

How’s that “smart diplomacy” workin’ out for ya? Crimeans overwhelmingly vote for secession – Associated Press Ukraine crisis: Early results show Crimea votes to join Russia – CNN Crimeans Choose to Join Russia in Vote, Exit Poll Shows – Bloomberg Five years into his term, President Obama has succeeded in diminishing U.S. prestige and influence […]

‘I’d Had Enough of the Insanity’

Inside the madhouse of Kremlin-funded Russia Today: Staci Bivens knew something was seriously wrong when her bosses at Russia Today asked her to put together a story alleging that Germany — Europe’s economic powerhouse — was a failed state. “It was me and two managers and they had already discussed what they wanted,” Bivens, an […]

The Media’s Ukraine Hocus-Pocus

How many times do you have to watch the same magic trick before you start getting wise to the fact that the rabbit was never in the hat to begin with? The media’s approach to any controversy or scandal involving President Obama begins with two basic premises: Everything Obama does is right and good; and […]

British Group Claimed ‘Research’ Showed ‘No Identifiable Damage’ of Child Sex

Last week, we reported on the controversy about British Labour Party officials’ ties to a group that lobbied on behalf of pedophiles in the 1970s (“The UK Left’s Pro-Pedophile Past“). The controversy has continued, as the dishonest excuses of officials are exposed: Evidence has emerged that the views of the Paedophile Information Exchange influenced policy-making […]

Our Worthless Media

Ace highlighted this Saturday, but in case you missed it, here’s Walter Russell Mead at the Public Interest: A Politico report calls it “a crisis that no one anticipated.” The Daily Beast, reporting on Friday’s US intelligence assessment that “Vladimir Putin’s military would not invade Ukraine,” quotes a Senate aide claiming that “no one really saw this kind of thing coming.” […]

Israel Haters Lose at UCLA

One of the weird consequences of the Bush-era “Global War on Terror” is that it inspired sympathy for terrorists among young progressives, whose reasoning seems to have been: “If Republicans are against terrorists, therefore, terrorists must be victims.” This kind of sympathy for America’s enemies has long been endemic on the far Left, but the […]

The New Crimean War

Ukraine's Acting President Puts All Armed Forces On Full Combat Alert http://t.co/AuS07Ock5u #Ukraine #Russia — Joy Keller (@JoyKeller1) March 1, 2014 The latest headlines via Memeorandum: Putin’s War in Crimea Could Soon Spread to Eastern Ukraine – The New Republic Condemnation isn’t enough for Russian actions in Crimea – Washington Post Explainer: The Budapest Memorandum […]

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