Is Switzerland A Role Model For Democracy?

The world economy is in a very fragile state, despite the fact that world gross domestic product is growing at a rate of about 4.3 percent this year. Most of the growth comes from emerging markets like China, Brazil and India. What differentiates these nations from the West is they typically have much lower levels of debt.

Bipartisan Congressional Group Sues Obama Over Libyan War

Representatives Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and Walter Jones (R-N.C.) led a bipartisan group of 10 Congressional lawmakers filing a suit in Federal court against President Barack Obama and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, challenging the commitment of the United States to war in Libya without the Constitutionally required approval of Congress.

Media Parrot Obama Error

When the White House announced President Barack Obama’s trip to Puerto Rico, it mistakenly claimed he would be the first President to visit the territory since John F. Kennedy. In fact, two Presidents had visited Puerto Rico since JFK — President Lyndon B. Johnson and President Gerald Ford, respectively. The error, which could have easily been corrected by a White House staffer, was reported by the mainstream media as fact.

Republican Candidates Face Off

On Monday night, CNN hosted a debate in New Hampshire between seven potential Republican Presidential candidates. Businessman Herman Cain, former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas), former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Representative Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) and former Senator Rick Santorum (R-Penn.) spent much of the debate slamming President Barack Obama, with few criticisms directed at each other.