Harvard University has released a study on whether it’s possible to discern patterns of cause and effect between gun ownership and the incidence of violent crime. Study authors Don B. […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
As social media continues to supplant real living for more people who’ve embraced technology’s offer of an always-on existence, real-world repercussions of laying one’s persona before the public often come along in unexpected ways.
The office of acting New Jersey Attorney General John Jay Hoffman released a new report last month revealing that too many highway patrol officers in the Garden State break the department’s own rules, using excessive force during routine traffic stops, using motorists’ race as a determinant when bringing out police dogs and improperly searching vehicles.
One of the great side effects of digital omniscience is the ability to find out if your husband, wife, boyfriend or mistress is cheating on you. Monday’s online news editions were filled with reports that some National Security Agency staffers have fully availed themselves of the power to spy on their spouses.
It looks like President Barack Obama is getting ready to retaliate against Syria for crossing his “red line” on the use of weapons of mass destruction – but a new […]
Two Democratic Congressmen are sponsoring a House bill that seeks to place a Federal tax on the sale handguns and ammunition. House Bill 3018, sponsored by Danny Davis (D-Ill.) and […]
Late last week, government accountability nonprofit Judicial Watch obtained training materials from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), used by the Air Force to train soldiers how to identify extremist ideologies and hate groups. Turns out it’s wise to leave the DoD out of the loop if you happen to think the American Revolution was a good idea.
Americans’ actual household incomes have fallen more than twice as far during the post-recession “recovery” of the past four years than they fell during the recession itself. An American household is now, on average, bringing in about $2,400 per year less today than when the economic recovery started.
The Honorable Jamilah Nasheed, Missouri’s State Senator representing District 5, was among the far-left lawmakers and pundits outraged in the extreme by last week’s silly little dustup involving a rodeo […]
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is inching closer to regulating the burgeoning electronic cigarette industry, with the latest indication coming in the form of talks with E-cig companies […]
The leader of a motorist advocacy group in Maryland is suing two municipalities for failing to provide information about how they authorized a speed limit change on a local road, and then hired a private company to operate a speed camera and collect ticket revenue from drivers.
President Barack Obama announced a plan Thursday to deploy a program that rewards or punishes American colleges and universities based on how they’re rated under a new Federal assessment system his Administration is devising. And opportunity, not academics, is the new measuring stick.
Former Vice President and Earth Defender Al Gore already invented the Internet. Now he’s inventing a whole new category of megastorm. Gore told The Washington Post Wednesday that “they” – […]
A gun control group has found an unlikely target in its ongoing campaign to strip Americans of their Constitutional powers. Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense in America – the […]
Welfare benefits outpace the amount of money a person can earn at a full-time minimum-wage job in 35 States, according to a study released this week by the Cato Institute. In 13 States, welfare even pays the equivalent of $15 an hour. And it’s all tax-free.
Camille Paglia is among a number of now-jaded 1960s-era liberal intellectuals and culture-makers who truly believe in America as a land of singular opportunity ordained by a governing charter — the Constitution — that eternally stands as one of humanity’s crowning achievements.
A 44 year-old man in Phoenix was on an apartment roof “acting strangely,” according to local television news reports. So witnesses called the police to help him down. Instead, the […]
In early June, Liberty County, Fla., Sheriff Nick Finch was arrested for official misconduct and suspended from office by Governor Rick Scott. The sheriff’s offense? He set free a man who’d been arrested for carrying a firearm without a permit during a routine traffic stop.
The Federal Reserve’s monetary policy of quantitative easing, ostensibly intended to steady the U.S. economy, has more than quadrupled the amount of Treasury securities owned by the Fed since Chairman Ben Bernanke hatched the strategy in 2009.