Archive for March, 2012
Under different circumstances, I might feel bad for Solicitor General of the United States Donald Verrilli. Charged with the duty of defending the bureaucratic behemoth known as Obamacare — in front of the highest court in the land, no less — Verrilli became a mosquito with a law degree, slamming headlong into the windshield of superior Constitutional scholars.
Garrett High School in Garrett, Ind., expelled a senior three months before his graduation for sending a tweet on his personal Twitter account that school officials deemed obscene. The tweet that got Austin Carroll expelled contained the f-word.
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. President Obama’s faith — never really put to rest since 2008 — has re-emerged as Republican hopefuls vie to be the party’s presidential nominee. Both Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum revived the issue of Obama’s faith last week, Politico reported Wednesday. Gingrich, during a campaign stop in Louisiana, asked why Obama […]
PRINCETON, N.J. (UPI) — Economic-related matters were the top concerns Americans listed as issues facing the country, a Gallup survey released Wednesday indicated. The economy and gas prices led the list, with 71 percent and 65 percent of Americans, respectively, saying they personally worry “a great deal” about each matter. Other top concerns on the […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — Republican state legislators say the threat of lawsuits by the U.S. Justice Department is one reason many states have put the brakes on immigration bills. Virginia Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment, the lone Republican to vote against a state immigration law, told USA Today legislators are keeping an eye on what’s been […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday he and President Barack Obama “get along fine” despite political differences. “We have our disagreements. We know we come from different parties. We come from different backgrounds,” the Ohio Republican told NBC’s “Today” show. “We have different ideas about what the appropriate role of the […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., says he transferred from the Massachusetts Army National Guard to a Maryland unit to avoid politicizing his military record. Brown, 52, has been in the Massachusetts Guard for 33 years and was promoted to colonel in November. His new assignment is in the Pentagon, as assistant to […]
The GOP is committing suicide and setting the stage for a third party run.
The Republicans are in the process of committing suicide, and we very well may witness their funeral this coming November.
According to reports, morale within the ranks of the Federal government agency designed to protect Americans from perceived threats in a post-9/11 United States has been in bad shape since 2004.
A few times since the Republican Presidential primary began, people have speculated that former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s goal in running was not ever to win the office, but rather to bolster his public presence. A new report may lend credence to the speculation.