Man Sues Brewery Because Pink Beer Promotion Made Him Feel Forced to Identify as a Woman

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A Welsh man took UK brewery BrewDog to court over a gender equality promotion that made him feel forced to identify as a woman in order to buy his favorite beer at a discounted price.

In March of 2018, Scotland-based brewery BrewDog swapped the blue label of its popular Punk IPA to a pink one and temporarily rebranded it as Pink IPA. The company described the move as an “overt parody on the failed, tone-deaf campaigns that some brands have attempted in order to attract women.” To get their point across even clearer, BrewDog decided to offer Pink IPA at a 20 percent discount to customers who identified as female for the few weeks that the beer was available. Little did they know that their sarcastic attempt at drawing attention to the gender pay gap would land them in legal trouble.

Thomas Bower, a 27-year-old man from Wales who apparently loved BrewDog’s Punk IPA, was originally thrilled about the company’s promotion, seeing it as an opportunity to enjoy the beer at a discount. However, when to the BrewDog bar in Cardiff and ordered a bottle of Pink IPA at £4 ($5) bottle, he was told that, as a man, he wasn’t eligible for the promotion. He could still order a £5 ($6.30) Punk IPA, which was literally the same beer, but he refused.

“After a bit of a back and forth with me protesting this, I felt forced to identify as female and was then able to get the drink for £4,” Bower told Wales Online. “I complained to the company about this and they said it wasn’t discrimination because the price difference was part of a national campaign to raise awareness about the gender pay gap.”

Bower didn’t agree with BrewDog’s point of view, and he let the company know that he believed he had been the victim of sex discrimination and was willing to sue them for it.
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Trumps tyranny takes tykes, toddler and mother's lives in Texas

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U.S. Border Patrol agents in South Texas have discovered the bodies of four people, including three children, near the Mexican border, authorities said Monday.

Hidalgo County sheriff's Sgt. Frank Medrano told The Associated Press that the bodies of a woman in her early 20s, a toddler and two infants were found Sunday in or near Anzalduas Park, which borders the river in the city of Mission.

Authorities believe they may have been dead for days before being discovered. The FBI is leading the investigation into the deaths because the park is on federal land.

"It's an incredibly heart-breaking situation," the agency said in a statement Monday.

The names of the four have not been released and authorities are working to determine their country of origin.

Medrano said the area is a common for migrants entering the country illegally.

"It's a well-known route because it's so close to the border," he said.

Constable Larry Gallardo told The Monitor newspaper in McAllen that the terrain can be difficult to traverse.

"There's a lot of brush," he said. "It's like ranchland, there's no difference."

The Rio Grande Valley sector of the Border Patrol, which includes the area where the four bodies were found Sunday, has experienced an unprecedented number of apprehensions involving people entering the country illegally.

Over a seven-month period ending in April, Border Patrol agents had apprehended more than 164,000 people, a number surpassing the total number of apprehensions in all of fiscal year 2018.


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A well-known Trump supporter turned Elizabeth Warren backer on Friday admitted that he was "really an idiot" to think that Donald Trump would be a good president.

"When I supported Trump like most Trump supporters we called it fake news," David Weissman, an Army veteran with more than 80,000 Twitter followers, tweeted. "I was really an idiot to think he would be a good president."

Weissman, who describes himself in his Twitter profile as a "former Conservative Republican Trump supporter now Liberal Democrat & Warren supporter. Yes it's possible," was replying to criticism of Trump by Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway's husband George Conway.

"Trump didn't realize UNTIL TEN MINUTES BEFOREHAND that a planned airstrike would kill over a hundred people and would therefore be grossly disproportionate to the loss of a UAV?" tweeted George Conway, a lawyer. "To say this is amateur hour would defame amateurs."

Conway was responding to Trump tweeting Friday that he had called off military strikes against Iran at the last moment when finding out that 150 Iranians would be killed. In an interview with NBC, Trump later said that he had never given his full approval for the military action.

Weissman replied that Trump "is not mentally fit to be President," an argument that George Conway has long made despite being the husband of a top Trump administration official.

A Twitter user dedicated to educating people about narcissistic and antisocial personality disorders added to the conversation that mental health care professionals have shared similar opinions of Trump for the last three-and-a-half years.

George Conway replied to Weissman: "For my part, I didn't realize how incompetent—and ill—he was. I couldn't have dreamed he was this bad. He's actually worse than many of his critics said he would be."
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>Air Force Responds to Incel Threat

At least one Air Force base is on the lookout for a sinister new threat: angry men who can't get laid.

Personnel at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland were recently treated to a threat brief regarding an "increase in nationwide activity" by self-described "incels," members of an online subculture of "involuntary celibacy" who adopt an ideology of misogyny, mistrust of women, and violence in response to their failed attempts at romantic relationships.

The brief was first made public via a screenshot posted to the popular Air Force amn/nco/snco Facebook page on Tuesday. An Air Force spokesman confirmed the authenticity of the screenshot to Task & Purpose.

"The screenshot was taken from a Joint Base
Andrews Intel brief created following basic threat analysis on an increase in nationwide activity by the group," 11th Wing spokesman Aletha Frost told Task & Purpose in an email.

Several mass casualty events apparently tied to the incel movement have occurred with relative frequency in recent years starting in May 2014, when 22-year-old Elliot Rodger shot and killed six women in Isla Vista, California in "retribution" for years of romantic rejection that he detailed in a twisted, vengeful manifesto.
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Cortez Asked If Abortion Clinics Are Like Concentration Camps For The Unborn

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The question was asked in light of the elected Democrat’s remarks likening detention centers on the United States’ Souther border to WWII concentration camps.

“Congresswoman, do you think Planned Parenthood and abortion clinics are like concentration camps for fetuses?” a reporter asked AOC.

“Um, absolutely not, sir,” the 29-year-old told the reporter, apparently adding that the question was “kind of a crazy” thing to suggest.

Planned Parenthood operates over half of all abortion clinics in the United States, according to an American Life League (ALL) report based on data collected in December of 2018. The taxpayer-funded abortion giant kills an estimated 320,000 unborn babies a year — and the abortions can be brutal.

Bernie Plagiarizes Stalin's Constitution With 'Economic Bill Of Rights'

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2020 presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders - who thinks Americans would be "delighted" to pay more in taxes - touted his 'Economic Bill of Rights" during a Wednesday speech about Democratic Socialism.

Suggesting that he's destined to carry out FDR's "proposed economic bill of rights" which the former president was unable to enact due to an untimely death, Sanders pitched the crowd on "a 21st Century Economic Bill of Rights," as RedState's Elizabeth Vaughn reports.

Yet as political expert and radio host Mark Levin pointed out on Fox News's Hannity, Sanders has essentially plagiarized Joseph Stalin's 1936 Soviet constitution, and "stolen his agenda."

A Bill of Rights that establishes once and for all that every American, regardless of his or her income in entitled to:

The right to a decent job that pays a living wage
The right to quality health care
The right to a complete education
The right to affordable housing
The right to a clean environment
The right to a secure retirement

These six “rights,” which define Sanders’ platform, are indistinguishable from the rights identified in the 1936 Soviet Constitution, which is also known as the Stalin Constitution.
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92% of left-wing activists live with their parents and one in three is unemployed

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The vast majority of left-wing protesters arrested on suspicion of politically-fuelled offences in Berlin are young men who live with their parents, a new report found.

The figures, which were published in daily newspaper Bild revealed that 873 suspects were investigated by authorities between 2003 and 2013.

Of these 84 per cent were men, and 72 per cent were aged between 18 and 29.

More than half of the arrests were made in the Berlin districts of Friedrichshain, Kreuzberg and Mitte, mostly during demonstrations.

A third of them were unemployed, and 92 per cent still live with their parents.

The figures published in the Berlin newspaper said of the offences committed against a person, in four out of five cases the victims were police officers.

In 15 per cent of these cases, the victims were right wing activists.

The new figures were released by the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV).

Between 2009 and 2013, the Bild report claims, left-wing assassins attempted to commit 11 murders.
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>Pelosi rules out censure "…we must impeach"
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Wednesday ruled out a congressional censure of President Trump, a move some lawmakers have suggested as a less divisive alternative to launching impeachment proceedings.

“No. I think censure is just a way out,” Pelosi told reporters. “If you’re going to go, you’ve got to go. In other words, if the goods are there, we must impeach, and censure is nice, but it is not commensurate with the violations of the Constitution, should we decide that’s the way to go.”

She added that a censure of Trump would be “a day at the beach for the president, or at his golf club, or wherever he goes.”

Pelosi, speaking at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor, continued to counsel a deliberate approach to building a case that Trump attempted to obstruct the investigation of Robert S. Mueller III into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. She has been resisting calls from 70 House members — all Democrats but one — to launch impeachment proceedings.

On Wednesday, Pelosi cautioned against a scenario where Trump is impeached by the Democratic-led House only to be acquitted by the Republican-led Senate.

“I don’t think you should have an inquiry unless you’re ready to impeach,” she said. “What I believe is that when we go forward, if we go forward, it has to go deep. It can’t be the Democrats impeach in the House; the Senate, in his view, exonerates. ... This president must be held accountable.

Pelosi added that she does not “feel pressure from my members to do anything, and I have no pressure on them to do anything.”
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The Chimp Out Of Churka

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The unrest was sparked by the appearance of a Russian MP, who was allowed to chair a session of parliament.

Police in Georgia used tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon to stop protesters storming the country’s parliament early on Friday, leaving dozens requiring medical treatment.

The outcry began after Russian MP Sergei Gavrilov (who was invited by georgian parliament) took the chair’s seat during an assembly of legislators from Orthodox Christian countries being held in Tbilisi. As news of Gavrilov’s appearance began to circulate, a crowd gathered outside parliament, and by late evening, about 10,000 people were massed outside the building, waving Georgian flags, chanting and later on, attempting to breach the lines of riot police and storm the building.

As a result of clashes between protesters and security officials in Tbilisi, 240 people were injured, 80 of them were policemen. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Health Zaza Bochua, reports Georgian Channel One.

In Tbilisi, after an attempt to storm the parliament, protesters smashed the office of the ruling party "Georgian Dream - Democratic Georgia".

“Producer Ruptly was injured by a rubber bullet during the storming of the Georgian parliament. At the time of the injury, he led a live broadcast, she, of course, was interrupted, "- wrote Simonyan to Telegram.

Not much time after the dispersal of a large-scale protest in Tbilisi last night, the protesters again gathered outside the parliament building in the center of the Georgian capital.
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Cops ambushed by illegal mexican

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Pic related is the shooter

Gunman who killed Sacramento officer ambushed police, chief says
"This was an ambush-style attack on Sacramento officers that lasted for hours," Sacramento Police Chief Daniel Hahn said.

The gunman charged with killing a rookie Sacramento police officer and engaging law enforcement in an hours-long standoff used two assault rifles and two other guns that he had "strategically" placed inside a barricaded home, police said Friday.

"This was an ambush-style attack on Sacramento officers that lasted for hours," Chief Daniel Hahn said at a news conference in which authorities detailed the Wednesday shooting that killed 26-year-old Officer Tara O’Sullivan.

Adel Sambrano Ramos, 45, was charged Friday with murder, attempted murder and other counts in the shooting and standoff that began as officers attempted to help a woman get her belongings after a dispute with the suspect, authorities said.

O'Sullivan was wounded in the shooting that erupted around 6:10 p.m., and it was around 40 minutes before police were able to rescue her from the back yard with an armored vehicle.

O'Sullivan, who graduated from the police academy in December, was hit by multiple rounds, police Sgt. Vance Chandler said Friday.

When the armored vehicle broke through a fence from an alley to get to the wounded officer, Ramos shot at it, Chandler said. One officer exited and returned fire while other officers rescued O’Sullivan, according to the sergeant's account.
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