SANFORD, Fla., (UPI) — Shelley Zimmerman, the wife of the man acquitted of killing Florida teen Trayvon Martin, was put on probation after pleading guilty to perjury Wednesday. The plea […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — School systems across the United States say students aren’t eating the federally funded lunches served under a program touted by first lady Michelle Obama. Saying they are […]
PRINCETON, N.J., (UPI) — As in 1963, a majority U.S. blacks now say they believe whites have the advantage in the job market, a Gallup poll released Wednesday indicated. The […]
DUNCAN, Okla., (UPI) — The Australian man fatally shot in Oklahoma was buried Wednesday in his home country after an autopsy revealed he died of a single gunshot to the […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
You’d think that, after all the needless hoopla over his innocent pantomime of President Barack Obama earlier this month at the Missouri Rodeo Cowboy Association finals, entertainer Tuffy Gessling – who’s been barred from ever taking part in the event again – would be a sad clown. But you’d be wrong.
In Islamic law, fatwa is a legal opinion or decree handed down by an Islamic religious leader known as mufti. While the dictates issued in a particular fatwa are not necessarily binding, extremists have been known to act on the orders, often with devastating results. Some, like combining sex jihad and Muhammad’s lice, are a little more self-defeating.
David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star
A good rule of thumb to use when evaluating whether you are hearing the truth or a lie is to first stop and consider whether the story makes sense. If it doesn’t make sense, it’s probably not true. The mainstream media have begun to cheerlead for some kind of response to the gas attacks in Syria; but the American people, by and large, aren’t buying it.
Two weeks ago, the CIA revealed one of its worse kept government secrets in a 355-page document. It admitted that Area 51 really does exist. Never mind that Area 51 has been part of the American lexicon and pop culture for half a century. Only now does our government have the good grace to tell us. Better late than never, right?
Why pay taxes when the government can use you – and your personal information – as a cash cow? By selling data about individuals to marketing companies – and who has more data on people than the government? – the state can profit handsomely. And government doesn’t need to inform you about what’s going on, nor does it need your permission.
President Barack Obama recently used the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s iconic 1963 speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial to tout his own wildly unpopular healthcare overhaul. But black conservatives think King would have some issues with the Obama Administration.
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Two recent polls give a little insight into the differences between American Democrats and Republicans with regard to which industries they most admire and how dedicated people in each group […]
Citing the importance of kids’ safety, the Glendale, California Unified School District has hired a third-party social media monitoring service to begin combing through the online postings of 13,000 high […]
There has been a great deal of Internet chatter in recent months about the massive difference between Senator Barack Obama and President Barack Obama. In light of the National Security […]
Facebook has released a tally sheet enumerating how many times governments have requested information on individual users over the first six months of 2013. In all, there have been more […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — The number of U.S. households with an unemployed parent and a child under 18 living at home soared from 2005 to 2011, a Census Bureau report says. […]
ROCKVILLE, Md., (UPI) — Doctors often tell new mothers to stop taking medications while breastfeeding to protect the infants, but this may not be needed, U.S. researchers say. Hari Cheryl […]
PHILADELPHIA, (UPI) — Almost 6-in-10 U.S. teens say they have downloaded an app, but more than half of teen app users avoided an app due privacy concerns, researchers say. Lead […]
MENLO PARK, Calif., (UPI) — Facebook has issued a report revealing it fielded requests from 74 countries for data on at least 38,000 users in the first half of 2013. […]
BOSTON, (UPI) — A Boston man said he believes his condo company would violate a federal law if it follows through with plans to fine him for a U.S. flag […]