Proud Be Be An American

Month: July 2017

School District Votes To Bring Back Paddling For Disobedient Students. Do You Support This?

On Tuesday one school district in Texas has brought back corporal punishment. Now students who misbehave in class will be paddled until they get better grades. Although there is little evidence that corporal punishment helps students focus better or improve their test scores, the Three Rivers Independent School board of trustees in south Texas think it […]

USS Ford makes history: Launches, lands fighter jet with magnetic technology

The USS Gerald R. Ford, the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, successfully launched and landed an aircraft with advanced digital, magnetic technology, which replaces the older steam-driven catapult system. The successful missions Friday came less than a week after President Trump commissioned the nearly $13 billion ship in Virginia. “Today, USS Gerald R. Ford made history,” […]

Should Sharia Courts Be Banned In The United States?

We continue to see the rise of Sharia law in our country, and now the next logical thing for radical Muslims to do is institute their own Sharia Courts inside their mosques, not only to thumb their noses at America’s rule of law, but also to set up their own government inside the United States’ […]

3-year-old killed for drinking milk from jug

ORLANDO Fla. (WOFL FOX 35) – ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 3-year-old Florida boy died after he was beaten with a plastic rod because he drank milk from a jug. Orange County sheriff’s investigators say Xavier Mokarzel-Satchel was killed by his mother’s roommates, 58-year-old Callene Barton and 28-year-old Lakesha Lewis. The Orlando Sentinel reported […]

Police officers mow lawn of disabled veteran

Moments Like These. There are times in the police profession that we understand why we’re really excited about this… Posted by Longview Police Department on Thursday, July 6, 2017 A pair of Texas police officers are being recognized for their good deed after a neighbor snapped a few photos of them mowing the lawn of a disabled veteran. […]

Strange House Might Not Look Like Much From The Outside, But Wait Until You See A Tour Of The Inside

As popular as JRR Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” is, and as popular as tiny houses are becoming, it was really only a matter of time before someone actually went and constructed a real life hobbit house. Well, we just found such an abode in Slovenia, and we thought you might like to take a […]

Phoenix man torches LGBTQ center where he once received services

A 26-year-old Phoenix man was arrested after he set fire to an LGBTQ youth center where he once received services, local media reported. Darren Beach Jr., was charged with one count of arson of an occupied structure, CBS affiliate KPHO-TV reports. Surveillance footage shows Beach enter the facility, called one.n.ten, and douse the building with […]

D.C. police officer gets desk duty for wearing ‘racist’ shirt to court

WASHINGTON — A Washington police officer is under investigation for wearing a T-shirt to court that an advocacy group says has a racist symbol and offensive images. Local media report the unidentified officer was assigned to desk duty Friday and ordered to have no contact with the public, pending an investigation. Police Chief Peter Newsham […]

Whataburger staff planned birthday surprise for regular diner turning 80

EL PASO, Tx. – A fast food chain surprised their number one customer with a sweet gesture for his birthday. Mr. Ed Johnson recently turned 80 years young. And to celebrate the big day, a Whataburger he visits every morning for breakfast planned a little something for him. Ever since his wife of 59 years passed […]

House OKs $1.6B down payment for Trump’s border wall

WASHINGTON (AP) – The House passed a $788 billion spending bill Thursday that combines a $1.6 billion down payment for President Donald Trump’s controversial border wall with Mexico with a whopping budget increase for the Pentagon. The 235-192 vote both eases a large backlog of unfinished spending bills and gives Trump and his House GOP […]