Author: Leslie Deinhammer

Christopher Columbus – Acquitting the Dead

Bequeathed posthumously as America’s original sinner, Christopher Columbus has been characterized as a sexually perverse, blood-lusting imperialist; a man more worthy of prosecution for his...

Review: BoxTrolls, the Movie, 2 stars. BoxTrolls After-Party, 7 stars.

The customer is always right, unless you are a moviegoer. Then dim-witted audiences are to blame for box office numbers not surpassing the production budget. BoxTrolls, a story of an orphaned boy...

Mobilizing for Mohammed

Before a joint session on Congress following the 9/11 attacks, the intent of Islam was made clear:  “Its goal is not making money; its goal is remaking the world – and imposing its radical...

When Did Comedy Become So Un-Funny?

In case it has gone unnoticed, comedy has gone evangelical. The comedic activist has permeated the holiest of holies, big government, to help the elected shape the message. The message being we...

Man Beaten in Mississippi for Skin Color (but not the color you think)

Picture a man being surrounded by 20 men outside of a Mississippi diner. Picture that man being beaten into a coma. Now open your eyes. Pretend the victim is white. Warned not to go inside a...

Operation Choke Point – An Unprecedented Abuse of Power

Say what you will about the inconsistencies of the administration’s foreign policy. The consistency of the executive covertly punishing those it finds objectionable borders on compulsion....

Moral Relativist Echo Chamber w/ Hippy Arlo Guthrie–And Head of DIA?

We trust that our military generals are entrenched in reality. When they start echoing the sentiments of hippy activists, speaking about combat in terms of ecosystems and climate change, I feel...

ISIS Propaganda Video: Stop Depression. Join the Jihad. You’re Going to Die Anyway.

Australian jihadist, Abu Bakr al-Australi, detonated his vest nearby the Shorja Market in Bagdad Thursday. Five were killed. Ninety others were injured. Praised as a “knight” by his ISIS brethren...

Crossing Ideological Lines on Pinterest

One person’s sustainability is another person’s prep. While surveying for ways to rid our tent of those nasty, pinching earwigs, I was struck by how this flat-earther’s pin feed was populated...

Australian Immigration Minister’s Christianity Questioned Over “Uncharitable Remarks”

Immigration Minister, Scott Morrison, is being shamed for comments he made to illegal immigrants detained in off-shore facilities near Australia: “There are new rules in place under this...

Chicago’s People Counting, Climate Change Tracking Street Lamps

Disguised as unobtrusive renderings of art, the city of Chicago is planning to line the Magnificent Mile with sensor-equipped street lamps. “The first sensor could be in place by mid-July....

Abbas Hospitalized in Tel Aviv: “Love thy neighbor” Decimates Apartheid Argument

The wife of Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas underwent secret orthopedic surgery at a private Israeli medical facility Friday. The presence of the Amina Abbas at the Assuta Medical Center in...

Remedy for Racism: Forced Formulations or Voluntary Play?

Like many industrial centers, Rockford, Illinois experienced its immigration boom in the late 1800s. Swedes established Swedetown, the third ward became “the Patch” for the Irish and the Italians...

Obama Tells States To Cut Emission Levels By One-Third

President Obama issued a staggering new environmental order Monday. States are to slash their carbon emission levels by a third. Details of the momentous environmental regulation are set to be...

Scorpions Drummer Offends Islam, Gets 30 Days

 What do you say to a drummer in a three-piece suit? “Will the defendant please rise.” James Kottak, drummer for the Scorpions, was released from a Dubai prison after serving 30 days...

Remembering The Names of This Year’s Special Olympic’s Heroes

Last Saturday thousands gathered around the track at Harlem High School for the Special Olympics in Machesney Park.  Men, women, boys and girls with Down Syndrome, Fragile X and Autism arrive by...

1,300 Muslims Flee for Their Lives–International Community Aghast

The rise of Christian militias in the Central African Republic has drawn the ire of the international community.  Sunday heavily armed peacekeepers rescued a group of Muslim hostages being held...

Israelis Storm Mosque – The Rest of the Story

Israeli police dispersed a group of rioters in Jerusalem Monday.  If you read the accounts from UPI, The Guardian and Newsweek you might be led believe that Israeli forces acted without...