The CLOUD Act, which was included in last week’s Omnibus bill, eviscerates what may have been left of citizen privacy in America and it makes personal information readily available to other governments. It empowers the US government and foreign governments to invade the privacy of anyone it wants to stalk. [The big question is why did President Trump sign such a bill when he could have vetoed it? The assertion that Hillary would have been worse is not an answer to that question.]
Seven Muslim men were convicted on charges ranging from false imprisonment to rape and assault. The five victims were between 13 and 15 years old at the time, and it was reported that the gang preyed on girls who had a background of problems at home. The men exploited the young girls on a massive scale that included gang rape. The men await sentencing, which is set for June.
Orange County, just south of Los Angeles, is a pocket of conservatism in a deep blue state, and local citizens are pushing back against California’s sanctuary state laws that severely limit cooperation with federal immigration officials. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department announced it will publicly post when inmates are released from custody. The information will apply to all inmates although it is intended to assist ICE agents to pick up those with criminal records as they are released.
Planned Parenthood in Pennsylvania tweeted that the Disney company should expose children to extreme left-leaning themes including a Disney princess who has had an abortion, a princess who is pro-choice, a princess who is an illegal alien, a princess who is a union worker, and a princess who is transgender. The tweet was deleted shortly after posting.