Archive for June, 2011
Citing the 1st Amendment, the United States Supreme Court struck down a California law that prohibited the sale of violent video games to children.
Utah’s Orrin Hatch has served six terms in the U.S. Senate, making him the current longest-serving Republican Senator. Now, some Tea Party activists are saying six terms is enough. About 20 Utah residents staged a protest in front of the National Republican Senatorial Committee headquarters on Monday
The Texas Legislature blinked Monday and passed a watered-down anti-groping bill that gives Transportation Security Administration agents carte blanche to continue groping travelers at Texas airports based on reasonable suspicion.
With the economy continuing to struggle, Americans have been looking for additional ways to supplement their income. Many farmers have been opening up their properties to tourists in order to protect their incomes and increase their self-sufficiency.
The doctor won’t see you now: Doctors are so unhappy with private health insurers that an increasing number of them won’t accept new patients, even if they have health insurance.
A brief was recently filed by the Second Amendment Foundation asking for a summary judgement to strike down a fee for owning a handgun in New York City. The organization says that the $340 fee that the city requires for a handgun license is “inherently prohibitive.”
It was on June 28, 1914 that a single act of violence led to one of the greatest bloodbaths the world had ever seen. The perpetrator was someone you probably never heard of: Gavrilo Princip. He was a Serbian nationalist who, on that day, murdered the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, and his wife, Sophie.
Blood is being spilled in Western democratic cities like Vancouver, Canada, and Athens, Greece. With America’s economy stuck in recession and with the dismal and arrogant leadership provided by President Barack Obama and Congress, it is not hard to imagine similar violence in American cities.
On Tuesday, former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty gave a speech at the Council on Foreign Relations. In it, the 2012 Presidential candidate expressed his concerns about President Barack Obama’s Middle East policies.