Would you have a firefighter that was too weak to carry you from your burning home? Male or female, it should not matter, if they can do the job. Watering down performance standards for political correctness is just bullshit.
Cities in Texas are already curbing development along waterways, while other areas are increasingly taking steps, especially in terms of building codes. But the current floods point to a need to inject fresh energy into such efforts, some say.
If Muslims cannot accept the Right to Free Speech, however heinous, Islam has no place in our society. This is a Red Line we must draw in indelible marker. It does not matter if they are offended or how offended they might be. Islam gets no voice in the determination of Speech.
Two separate car bombs went off late Thursday in the parking lots of two prominent hotels in Baghdad. The ability of the IS militants to target heavily secured buildings in the heart of the capital brutally underscored the city's lingering vulnerability.