Archive for April, 2011
Economic growth in the United States has encountered a significant setback, according to a new report from the Commerce Department.
Many thanks to the Alert Reader who sent me the following story about monkeys. I think you’ll agree, it has important lessons for us about how to make changes in Washington.
Lawmakers recently averted a government shutdown by agreeing on a continuing budget for fiscal year 2011, but they are already prepping for another showdown over Federal spending.
*Are you a “taker”? If you’ve been even halfway successful, apparently our president thinks so. During a town hall address last week, President Barack Obama said, “[My opponents’] basic view is that no matter how successful I am, no matter how much I’ve taken from this country… somehow I now have no obligation to people […]
The National Rifle Association (NRA) has kicked off its annual convention in Pittsburgh, as approximately 70,000 members were expected to attend the four-day event.
Tennessee educators may soon be prohibited from discussing homosexuality in school. According to FOX News, the State Senate’s Education Committee approved legislation entitled Don’t Say Gay last week, which would ban public school teachers in grades K-8 from addressing homosexuality in school.
The U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) commissioned research to identify inadequacies in food assistance throughout the world.
The field of candidates for the 2012 Presidential election is shaping up. President Barack Obama has already announced his intention to run for another four years. With the upcoming Presidential race attracting candidates like the proverbial moths to the flame, there’s no shortage of material to examine. Ben Crystal weighs in on those who may seek the highest office in the land.