Daily Show Prep: Friday, May 13

Homeland Security asks for patience as airport security lines grow – Chicago Tribune

Travelers across the country have endured lengthy lines, some snaking up and down escalators, or through food courts, and into terminal lobbies. At some airports, lines during peak hours have topped 90 minutes. Airlines have reported holding planes at gates to wait for passengers to clear security.

Lawmakers to Airlines: Drop Baggage Fees to Shorten TSA Lines – NBC News

This will cut down on the amount of carry-on luggage fliers haul on planes and speed up inspections at the notoriously slow checkpoints, U.S. Senators Edward Markey and Richard Blumenthal wrote in a letter to a dozen major U.S. airlines.

It’s your fault security lines take forever, according to the TSA | New York Post

New Yorkers can blame themselves for unbearably long lines at area airports, the said in response to criticism from the Port Authority.

TSA officials say Phoenix airport bag-screening issue fixed | Fox News

A bag-screening issue that caused more than 3,000 checked bags to miss their outbound flights has been fixed, Transportation Security Administration officials said Friday.

Big Brother Obama Forces Public Schools to Allow Trans Students to Use Bathroom of Choice

“A school may not require students to use facilities inconsistent with their gender identity or to use individual-user facilities when other students are not required to do so,” the letter says, according to The New York Times, which obtained a copy.

Conservatives outraged over Obama transgender directive to public schools | Fox News

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, speaking to reporters Friday, said his state “will not yield to blackmail from the president of the United States.”

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Environmental Activist Marries 1,000 YEAR OLD TREE

Peruvian activist and actor Richard Torres contracted matrimony with Mexico’s famous 1,000-year-old Arbol del Tule, or Tule Tree, in an Inca ceremony replete with incense, grains and conch shells.

Ecosexuals: Weird sexual fetish where a person makes the land their lover

This is the sex house of an , a person who makes the land their lover, bringing a whole new meaning to “environmentally friendly” and “whore-ticulture”.

ObamaCare Silver-Plan Deductibles Now As High As $6,850 | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis – IBD

The bad news is that the help won’t kick in until after the $6,850 deductible is exhausted. The bottom line: The new mother pays $7,010 out of the $7,540 in costs.

Congress Moves Forward With Impeachment of IRS Commissioner – Katie Pavlich

Hearings to determine whether Commissioner John should be impeached for misconduct will soon be underway on Capitol Hill.

Ben Rhodes Had A Hand In The Benghazi Narrative | The Daily Caller

The White House aide responsible for fabricating the narrative on the also had a hand in spinning the events following the attack on a U.S. consulate in , an email reveals.

Asthmatic Smokers Reap Health Benefits Switching To Vaping | The Daily Caller

Asthmatic smokers who switch to could enjoy significant recovery in their lung and respiratory function, according to a new study published in Discovery Medicine.

Hospitals Abandon Vape Ban Due To E-Cigarette Safety | The Daily Caller

“We’re now allowing e-cigarettes on our grounds to give our patients, staff, and visitors more choice in how they quit smoking,” Fowlie added.

Trump Leading Hillary With Hispanic Voters In New Poll | The Daily Caller

Donald leads  Clinton by ten points among , according to a shocking new general election match-up released Friday.

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