Archive for April, 2011
President Barack Obama has selected his nominees to fill the nation’s most prominent security positions, according to media reports. In a major reshuffling of personnel, Obama will nominate CIA Director Leon Panetta to replace Robert Gates as the Secretary of Defense, and Army General David Petraeus, the head of the United States and NATO forces in Afghanistan, to replace Panetta.
It seems no one in and around Washington, D.C. — not President Barack Obama, not Congressional Democrats, not Congressional Republicans — is willing to tackle the overriding issue dragging down the United States: Federal spending.
Republicans talk about cutting pennies from the growth of government, and Democrats and their sycophantic media label the cuts as extreme. Republicans aren’t even talking about cutting government back to 2008 levels, yet the media talking heads and Democratic leaders become apoplectic when they discuss the Republican budget proposal. President George Washington would have been appalled.
Last weekend, more than a billion Christians around the world observed the passing of Good Friday and Easter. Well… MOST Christians observed Good Friday and Easter. Rumor has it that some of us were observing the passing of a Good Hangover and/or an Easter discount at the golf course. (Well, that’s what I heard.)
In an unprecedented move, the White House has released a copy of the President’s original birth certificate to prove his citizenship. On April 27, the government issued copies of President Barack Obama’s long-form birth certificate, which says that he was born on Aug. 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
High blood levels of triglycerides have been associated with obesity, kidney disease, diabetes and high calorie consumption.
The law firm hired by the House of Representatives has withdrawn from its role as a defender of the Federal law banning gay marriage. King & Spalding of Atlanta announced on April 25 that it would no longer argue for the Constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) amid pressure from gay rights groups.
There are agitated protestors from London to Liberia. War rages in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya. Much of the world is becoming violent, and there is no reason to believe North America is immune to this trend. John Myers explains what violence around the world means to President Barack Obama and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Although most election-related conversation has revolved around the 2012 Presidential race, a Massachusetts activist recently attracted some national attention to a key Senate race.
On April 27, 1789, a criminal act took place that led to one of the most amazing ocean voyages in history, as well as numerous books, films and popular songs. The criminal act was a mutiny on a British Royal Naval ship, the HMS Bounty. Fletcher Christian led the revolt against his commanding officer, William […]
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour has announced that he will not run for the GOP Presidential nomination in 2012. The news came as a surprise to some pundits, considering that Barbour has visited several key battleground States in recent weeks, including an appearance in New Hampshire on April 14.