Archive for May, 2010
Today is the day we salute the veterans who laid their lives on the line and gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country—our country: The United States of America. Today we salute and thank the fighting men and women who gave it all for the cause of freedom…
Dear Bob, What will the value-added tax (VAT) mean to seniors on fixed income? A: The cost of everything you buy will go up, meaning you will have to stretch your income further to make ends meet. The VAT will be a drag on the economy and will affect everyone, particularly people with low or […]
As Congress prepares for a series of votes that could potentially lead to the repeal of the "don’t ask, don’t tell" policy, a newly released poll has found that most Americans do not trust Washington politicians with the decision.
Facing mounting scrutiny over his lack of action regarding immigration reform, President Obama has ordered 1,200 National Guard troops to be deployed along the Mexican border, according to administration officials close to the matter.
Results of a new Mayo Clinic study suggest that the incidence of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) among American women is on the rise, and that environmental factors—such as vitamin D deficiency, smoking and oral contraceptive use—may be to blame.
Lawyers across the country may be preparing lawsuits challenging the recently passed Arizona immigration law, but one immigration reform group says this doesn’t change the fact that the influx of illegal aliens has a significant impact on the state’s budget.
At the request of the White House, former President Bill Clinton attempted to dissuade Representative Joe Sestak (D-Pa.) from challenging Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pa.) in the Pennsylvania Democratic primary by offering him an unpaid advisory position, according to an internal report released May 28.
While attending a concert, Geopolitical Editor Chip Wood spotted a man two rows in front of him wearing a Che Guevara T-shirt. Upset by the image of a murdering communist being so lionized, Chip has been pondering ever since whether he should have spoken to the man about his shirt. Now he wants to know what you think…
*3 down, 532 to go. It looks like it’s going to be a tough year for incumbents. And it’s about time. Conservatives in Utah said “no thanks” to Bob Bennett’s attempt to turn the Senate seat there into a lifetime sinecure. Democrats in Pennsylvania told Arlen Specter to return to private life, despite Barack Obama’s […]
Representative Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), the top ranking Republican on the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, says he will file an ethics complaint against Representative Joe Sestak (D-Pa.) if he doesn’t provide details about an alleged illegal job offer from the White House.