After months of preparations, Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) held a press conference in Washington, D.C., last week to unveil their new energy and climate bill, known as the American Power Act.
In the wake of the attempted bombing in New York City’s Times Square earlier this month there have been signals from the Obama administration that it would seek a new law to loosen the requirement that terrorism suspects be informed of their constitutional rights during interrogation.
The price of gold continues to hover at record levels after reaching an all-time high of $1,245.40 an ounce on May 11. Commentators believe that the recent volatility of the stock market is prompting investors to flee to the safety of precious metals, driving their prices up.
With very little notice the United States Senate voted 96 to 0 last week to require the Government Accountability Office to audit the Federal Reserve’s emergency actions during and after the 2008 financial crisis. Read this article to learn the possible ramifications of this legislation…
Women with type-2 diabetes may be able to improve their heart health by consuming a diet rich in bran, according to a new Harvard School of Public Health study.
The National Rifle Association (NRA) will be holding this year’s Annual Meetings and Exhibits, which it calls "a celebration of American values" at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C. from May 14-16.
The racists of La Raza, and a number of other self-proclaimed do-gooders, are claiming to be outraged that the good citizens of Arizona have the unmitigated gall to do what their Federal government should be doing for them—protecting them from an alien invasion. Read this article to see what Geopolitical Editor Chip Wood has to say about the battle to protect Arizona’s border…
Vice President Joe Biden defended the administration’s latest Supreme Court Justice nominee on Tuesday, telling ABC’s Good Morning America that Elena Kagan does not have an anti-military bias.
Individuals who are suffering from high blood pressure may want to consider supplementing their diet with a moderate amount of nuts, according to a recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine.
*Maybe we should pray for them. By all reports, the National Day of Prayer May 7 was a huge success. I say “by all reports,” but actually there were very […]
After the Tax Day protests died down, members of the Tea Party movement took stock of the rallies nationwide and reported that more than 2 million people attended them.
The controversial new Arizona immigration law and the proposal that was presented in the United States Congress in response may have stirred a lot of emotions on both sides of the issue, but Americans seem to agree on at least some aspects of immigration.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg wasted no time in capitalizing on the fear of the populace in the wake of Time Square bomb plot. Less than two weeks after the “bomb” was found and disarmed, Bloomberg was touring London’s “ring of steel”—some 12,000 security cameras that blanket the city’s underground train system. Read this article to learn what Bloomberg is up to and what it means…
In what The Washington Post described as “the most powerful demonstration yet of the anti-Washington tide that is altering the nation’s political landscape,” three-term Senator Robert F. Bennett was defeated at the Utah Republican Party’s nominating convention Saturday.
Bennett, who in the past has supported amnesty for illegal aliens, further angered conservatives with his votes to support the Wall Street bailout program in 2008 and with his work last year to craft a bipartisan healthcare bill with Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.).
In Utah the GOP selects its candidate through a nominating process at its state convention. Bennett polled third behind attorney Mike Lee and businessman Tim Bridgewater in two rounds of voting, according to The Hill.
Read this article to learn how the Founding Fathers envisioned the election of the Senate…
Despite conservative criticism that she has no practical experience as a judge, President Obama nominated current Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court on Monday.
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) has released new vitamin D recommendations for older adults who are at a high risk of low bone mass, poor muscle development and osteoporotic fractures.
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) said on Monday that high-speed automatic trading programs—which use mathematical models to buy and sell stocks in milliseconds—may have been responsible for the April 6 financial meltdown, when the market crashed nearly 1,000 points in just a few minutes.
Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas) spoke on the Senate floor recently in support of industrial hemp growers’ declaration that May 17-23 be celebrated as Hemp History Week.
In an effort to boycott Arizona’s new immigration law, the Los Angeles City Council overwhelmingly approved sanctions May 12 that will bar the city from conducting business with the Grand Canyon State.
The strength and influence of the Tea Party movement was on display again last weekend, when GOP delegates in Utah voted incumbent Senator Robert Bennett out of the party. Bennett, who came in third in the vote, lost to two candidates put forward by the Tea Party movement who will now vie for the Republican nomination.
President Barack Obama went to Wall Street last month to champion his cause for financial regulation. Fresh from his healthcare victory the President seems itching for another fight. Read this article to learn where the next fight will take place and the possible consequences…
It was 122 years ago this week that America’s most prolific composer and lyricist was born. Israel Isidore Beilin—who became much better known as Irving Berlin—was born in Mogilev, Russia, […]