Archive for August, 2013
BLAINE, Wash., (UPI) – A Washington state county has agreed to pay $62,500 to an elderly deaf man who was handcuffed by sheriff’s deputies, cutting off his means of communication. Whatcom County agreed to pay the settlement to Donald Pratt, 76, whose attorney filed a complaint with the U.S. District Court in Seattle alleging deputies […]
NEW YORK, (UPI) – Service was halted for about an hour Thursday on two New York City subway lines while police searched for two loose kittens in a Brooklyn station. The wandering kittens were spotted on the tracks at the open-air Church Avenue station in the Flatbush neighborhood just after 11 a.m., NY1 reported. The […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
The popular tactic called the false dilemma essentially boils down to some argument “what about the …” and using that appeal to excuse the violence. In these state religions there is no real contemplation; rather any argument or appeal is used to excuse or initiate violence against those who do not agree.
A Republican-led group of Congressmen from both political parties sent President Barack Obama a strong message about his Constitutional role Thursday, delivering a letter advising him there’s a Constitution that explicitly demarcates the boundaries separating Congress’ war powers and the President’s power to enact what Congress approves.
The White House announced Thursday that President Barack Obama will implement a series of new gun control provisions via executive order. The unilaterally imposed gun control measures will limit the import of military surplus weapons and close a loophole that allows members of trusts and corporations access to weapons without a background check.
Wolverton, Cagle Cartoons
It’s Thursday morning as I put the finishing touches on this piece. So far, the United States and its allies haven’t fired the first shot against Syria. With Barack Obama heading to a G-20 conference (in Russia, of all places) next week and Congress not back in session for two more weeks, it may be a while before the first missile is launched.
The Internal Revenue Service theft squad issued its final rules on the Obamacare individual mandate Tuesday. They reveal that the whole thing is a bait and switch to benefit a few crony corporations and transfer wealth from the people, as we have told you from the beginning.