Controversial Anti-Anti-Semitism Proposal Likely to Pass After Sneaking into SC Budget

South Carolina: Free-speech advocates are concerned over a proposal to ban criticism of the policies of the Israeli government, under the pretense of opposing anti-Semitism. The proposed “proviso”, as defined by the US State Department, prohibits blaming Israel for political tensions. To justify this rule, the article mentions that there were bomb threats against Jewish community centers across the country last year, but it neglected to mention the fact that these threats were made by Michael Kadar, a 19-year old Jewish man, who was arrested in Israel for doing so. -GEG 

A controversial proposal that aims to curb anti-Semitism on college campuses, but has drawn the ire of free-speech advocates, will likely become law.

The proposal — a “proviso” slipped into the Senate budget that is only effective for one year — would require South Carolina’s public universities to take into account set criteria in determining whether a given act met the State Department’s 2010 definition for anti-Semitism.

The proviso likely will encounter little resistance in the House, where last year a similar bill passed overwhelmingly, and already has the support of Gov. Henry McMaster.

Proponents say it gives universities tools to investigate and define anti-Semitism. When the bill was introduced last year, Jewish community centers throughout the country, including one in Columbia, had received bomb threats.

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Kanye West Wears MAGA Hat, Criticizes Obama for Failing to Stop Violence in Chicago

Kanye West doubled down on leaving the ‘Democrat Plantation’ by tweeting a photo of himself in a MAGA hat and wrote that, while he doesn’t agree with everything Trump or anyone else does, the mob can’t make him not love Trump. Then he sent out a message, “Obama was in office for eight years and nothing in Chicago changed,” criticizing him for failing to stop the violence. Chance the Rapper chimed in, tweeting that “Black people don’t have to be Democrats”. Kanye is facing a firestorm because Democrats fear the loss of the black voting block that would be devastating to the party. -GEG

Kanye West is on a roll!

Not only did Kanye go on a tweetstorm showing his support for Trump, he ripped Obama for doing nothing to change the violence in Chicago.

The liberals are going crazy!

The left doesn’t like free thinkers like Kanye West.

He laid into Obama…

Kanye tweeted: Obama was in office for eight years and nothing in Chicago changed.

Earlier, Kanye West said he ‘loves Trump’ and called him a “brother.”

The rapper ignited Twitter after tweeting out a picture of himself with a “Make America Great Again” hat.

President Trump responded twice to Kanye West on Twitter further fanning the flames.

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US: ‘Secret Science’ at the EPA Is Coming to An End

Scott Pruitt, the head of the EPA, is shaking up the agency by repealing Obama-era regulations that stifled development. He has proposed a rule to prevent the agency from relying on scientific studies that don’t publish the underlying data. “Americans deserve to assess the legitimacy of the science underpinning EPA decisions that may impact their lives,” Pruitt said. This rule would be a preemptive strike against further global-warming regulations that are based in junk science without real data behind it. -GEG

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a proposed rule on Tuesday to prevent the agency from relying on scientific studies that don’t publish the underlying data.

“The era of secret science at EPA is coming to an end,” Pruitt said in a statement. “The ability to test, authenticate, and reproduce scientific findings is vital for the integrity of rulemaking process.”

Pruitt first announced his initiative to rid EPA of “secret science” in an exclusive interview with The Daily Caller News Foundation in March. The Obama administration relied on so-called “secret science” to justify billions of dollars worth of regulations.

“Americans deserve to assess the legitimacy of the science underpinning EPA decisions that may impact their lives,” Pruitt said.

 EPA said the proposed rule would move the agency towards open data practices used by scientific journals and professional societies. The policy mirrors the HONEST Act introduced by Texas Republican Rep. Lamar Smith to end EPA’s use of “secret science.”

Smith and South Dakota Sen. Mike Rounds, who introduced the Senate version of the HONEST Act, spoke at the signing ceremony at EPA headquarters on Tuesday.

“Today’s directive is a significant step toward making sure these decisions are not made behind closed doors with information accessible only to those writing the regulations, but rather in the full view of those who will be affected,” Rounds said.

“Administrator Pruitt rightfully is changing business as usual and putting a stop to hidden agendas,” Smith said.

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Koch Brothers Push for DACA Amnesty, Threaten Funding of GOP Hold-Outs

The Koch Brothers and their organizations, including Americans for Prosperity, are generally thought to be conservative, but they are advocate for mass immigration and amnesty. Tim Phillips, president of Americans for Prosperity, said that the brothers were disappointed that Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for amnesty has not yet been passed, and he threatened Republicans with a reduction in campaign donations when he said that the Koch networks will “closely evaluate” their contributions to GOP midterm races. -GEG

The pro-mass immigration GOP megadonor billionaire Koch brothers are threatening Republicans running midterm campaigns, saying they want to see an amnesty for millions of illegal aliens passed or they will “closely evaluate” their aiding and funding of certain candidates.

The Koch brothers represent a number of organizations that purport to be conservative and libertarian-leaning, including Freedom Partners, the LIBRE Initiative, Americans for Prosperity, and Generation Opportunity. The billionaires’ businesses include Matador Cattle Company, Koch Pipeline, and Guardian Industries.

In an interview with The Hill, Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips said the pro-amnesty, pro-mass immigration Koch networks would “closely evaluate” their participation in GOP midterm races if those candidates did not help push an amnesty for the millions of illegal aliens who are eligible and enrolled in the President Obama-created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Phillips said the Kochs are “disappointed” because the DACA amnesty has yet to pass through the GOP-controlled Congress, despite multiple attempts by the Republican establishment and Democrats. “We’ve been disappointed so far this year and it’s going to cause us to closely evaluate the involvement we may or may not have in individual races,” Phillips says.

Phillips said the Koch networks have told President Trump’s administration and House Speaker Paul Ryan of their disappointment over the lack of a DACA amnesty.

Breitbart News has closely chronicled the Koch brothers’ attempts to not only pass an amnesty for millions of illegal aliens but also keep the current policies of mass legal immigration intact to keep the U.S. labor market flooded and prevent wages for American workers from rising.

The Kochs’ most recent attempt to galvanize support for mass immigration came in the form of a seven-figure ad campaign in which they advocated for giving amnesty to millions of illegal aliens by using the words of the Washington, D.C., political establishment, which is unified not only on mass immigration, but also on endless free trade and foreign interventionism.

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Google Can Swing Nearly 80% of Undecided Voters By Manipulating Its Search Engines

Google can shift the opinions of undecided voters by as much as 43% by inserting negative suggestions under the name of a candidate, according to a new study from the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology. Earlier research showed that the manipulation of results pages in search engines can shift the voting preferences of undecideds by anywhere between 20% and 80%, depending on the demographic. -GEG

By inserting negative search suggestions under the name of a candidate, search engines like Google can shift the opinions of undecided voters by up to 43.4 percent, according to new research by a team at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology and reported exclusively by Breitbart News.

The lead author of the study, Dr. Robert Epstein, has previously conducted research into what he calls the Search Engine Manipulation Effect (SEME). This research showed that the manipulation of results pages in search engines can shift the voting preferences of undecideds by anywhere between 20 and 80 percent, depending on the demographic.

His latest research looks at how search engines can affect voters by suggesting negative or positive search terms when a political candidate’s name is entered into the search bar. Dr. Epstein’s research found that when negative search terms are suggested for a candidate, it can have a dramatic effect on voter opinion.

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