Archive for April, 2010
Testifying before Congress’ Joint Economic Committee, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Wednesday that he is cautiously optimistic that the moderate economic recovery will continue, although the job market may sputter in the coming months.
According to a recent University of Illinois study, consuming a diet containing high levels of omega-6 fatty acids may help maintain healthy skin and avoid chronic issues such as dermatitis.
A recent trip to Washington, D.C., and a visit to the Jefferson Memorial prompted Geopolitical Editor Chip Wood into a discussion of the worst United States presidents ever. Read this article to learn who made Chip’s list, then join in the discussion by refuting his points or naming your worst top five…
*Obama orders our flag taken down. United States military personnel in Haiti have been ordered not to fly the American flag. A spokesman explains that “We are not here as an occupation force, but as an international partner.” Isn’t that absurd? The whole world knows we’re there on a mission of mercy, not conquest. By […]
Last week, a United States court of appeals issued a ruling blocking the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) attempts to prevent internet service providers from restricting access to content, applications and services offered by competitors. Now, a group of journalist is pushing back, urging the FCC to reclaim its right to regulate broadband networks.
On April 13, a forum was held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., which discussed the influence of corporate special interests and big money on public policy and United States democracy.
*Terror trial moved from New York City. After first saying he was okay with holding the trial of confessed al-Qaida terrorist Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in lower Manhattan, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg changed his mind and asked Attorney General Eric Holder to move it. The state’s senior senator, Chuck Schumer, and a lot of […]
In an effort to dismantle the conservative political group known as the Tea Party, officials with a national liberal organization said they are planning on infiltrating and crashing Tea Party demonstrations today.