Showing posts from May, 2016

Transgender wins $60K from School for Being Called "she"

A fifth grade teacher in Oregon who was born a female, but transgendered into a male, won a $60,000 pay-off from the Gresham-Barlow School District district after complaining of being refereed to “she” by fellow educators. The school paid the $60,000 while insisting no evidence of wrongdoing was found on the part of other educators, Breitbart reported. Leo Soell, the fifth grade teacher who was born a female, complained co-workers used “she,” “lady,” and “Miss Soell” repeatedly, instead of the preferred masculine terms, which were made known after a coming-out as a transgender last September, Soell also complained of being “harassed” and “misgendered,” and conspired against by fellow teachers to stop using a gender-neutral bathroom at the school. School investigation  found no evidence of wrong-doing. READ FULL REPORT HERE

Oklahoma Introduces Bill to Impeach Obama

A group of Republican Oklahoma lawmakers introduced a resolution to start an impeachment process on President Obama over the White House’s directive to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their gender identity. Reuters reported the bill introduced in Oklahoma calls on the state’s members of the House of Representatives to file articles of impeachment against Obama, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Secretary of Education John B. King and several others. The bill now goes to the full Senate for consideration. John Bennett, a Republican state representative, said in a statement that the White House’s policy on transgender bathroom usage was “biblically wrong,” and a violation of state sovereignty. READ FULL REPORT

45 + Earthquakes

More than 45 earthquakes rated at 2.5 or higher have rattled the earth at various locations. In less than a 24 hour period, major earthquakes are occurring throughout the planet. SOURCE: USGS EARTHQUAKE MAP

US Troops Deploy to Yemen

The Pentagon acknowledged Friday that it has deployed US troops to Yemen to bolster forces battling Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. The US military has also stepped up air strikes against Al Qaeda fighters in the country. While the number of US personnel on the ground is limited, the United States is also offering assistance to partners in Yemen, including air-to-air refueling capabilities, surveillance, planning, maritime security and medical help. The US Navy also has several ships nearby, including an amphibious assault ship called the USS Boxer and two destroyers. AQAP, which has long been entrenched in Yemen, is regarded by Washington as the network's most dangerous branch. The group claimed responsibility for last year's deadly attack in Paris on the staff of satirical weekly The Yemen conflict has killed more than 6,400 people and displaced 2.8 million since March last year. Read Full Report