Last week, the War Crimes Tribunal in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, found former President George W. Bush guilty of the crime of torture and war crimes. The group says that because war crimes are covered by universal jurisdiction, the tribunal judgments “can be used by any government to arrest and subject convicted persons to a trial.”
Part of Ron Paul’s mission has been to simplify economic ideas into terms average Americans can understand in order to point out the crimes of Keynesian policies and the Federal Reserve. He has turned an army of young people on to the sound principles of Austrian economic theory.
Did President Barack Obama become the first President in the history of the United States to announce that he is a homosexual this week? No, he didn’t. But with the amount of coverage of what he did say and jubilation from the gay community, it almost seems as though he did.
The Justice Department has sued America’s self-proclaimed toughest sheriff, Joe Arpaio, over allegations that his office racially profiles Latinos in immigration patrols. At a press conference Wednesday, Arpaio denied the profiling allegations.
At one time, higher education, especially as it pertained to cultural studies, was synonymous with fierce ideological debate about what things were most influential in shaping human beings into the creatures they are today. No more. The age of oversensitivity and political correctness has sterilized thought even among thinkers.
A Federal judge ruled last month that jury nullification, a legal concept dating back to 17th century England and accepted in the U.S. Constitution, is still lawful in the Nation. Nullification allows jurors to acquit criminal defendants who are technically guilty if they believe the person does not deserve to be punished.
The Administration of Barack Obama has made it pretty clear with a recent campaign website launch what it thinks the role of government is in Americans’ lives: Lifelong nanny. The initiative features a fictitious woman named Julia, whose life can be followed from the age of 3 to 67 by clicking through a number of slides.
Since the “political correctness” disease struck the United States in the 1990s Americans on the whole have become petrified of saying or doing anything that could be misconstrued as callous, or worse, racist. Oversensitivity is causing many Americans trouble.
Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul is gaining ground in his uphill battle to making his voice heard at the Republican National Convention despite being written off by the Party establishment. Last weekend in Nevada and in Maine, Paul’s ardent supporters were able to secure delegate blocs.
With the help of scientists at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) the military is working to create nanosensors that will monitor soldiers’ health on the battlefield to keep military doctors constantly informed about potential health problems.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.), son of Presidential candidate Ron Paul, has in recent weeks doubled down on his campaign to do away with the Transportation Security Administration. The younger Paul’s contempt for the agency is no secret.
A vote for Mitt Romney is a vote for the overreaching homeland security initiatives put in place by the George W. Bush Administration Department of Homeland Security. Romney’s security record makes it seem that he believes that everyone is essentially guilty until proven innocent.
What if there were another candidate with more executive experience than Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney combined who was highly regarded in his last position as a Governor? There is.
Sweet tea, politeness, respect and the word “ya’ll” are all inherent parts of life in the Southern United States. Vengeance can be added to that list. New research claims Southern men and women get more riled up in response to threats against the Nation than their Yankee counterparts.
Printing too much fiat money is dangerous and has historically led to rampant inflation, but central banks throughout the world are currently printing full speed ahead. According to analysis, they’re failing miserably.
The newfound widespread distrust of the mainstream media has led many people to seek out other sources of information. This has led to a rise in the national appetite for alternative media, and the gradual lessening of corporatist and statist control over news and information.
Researchers at Washington State University found that a compound in garlic is 100 times more effective at battling intestinal illnesses than two commonly prescribed antibiotics.
The Administration of President Barack Obama said this week that its use of unmanned aerial drones to kill terror suspects is done “in full accordance with the law.” Obama’s top counterterrorism adviser said drone strikes are used only in cases when capture is not feasible.
Occupy Wall Street kicked off a planned day of global disruption this morning. In cities throughout the United States and the world, protesters are expected to be out in force. Organizers hope the coordinated events will mark a spring resurgence of the movement after a quiet winter.
In a recent opinion piece, David Shipler explains why without the FBI, Americans would see far less terror. According to Shipler, there have been 22 major terror attempts in the years since 9/11. Fourteen of them were facilitated by law enforcement.
Government efforts to do away with the small family farm in the United States to make the populace dependent on large corporate-and-bureaucratic-controlled farming operations for food are becoming increasingly successful.
Many Republicans are ardent supporters of 2nd Amendment rights, but those who are planning to attend the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., may have to leave their guns at home despite State laws favorable to concealed carry.
In May, the United States will invite airborne troops from Russia to hold joint anti-terror drills in Colorado. It will be the first time that the Russian airborne forces have held exercises with the U.S. airborne forces on the U.S. territory.