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Congressional leaders signed off on a deal Thursday night to bypass the legislative logjam that had been threatening another government shutdown.
The al-Qaida organization in the Arabian Peninsula is rebranding itself to try to lose the negative image associated with the larger terror organization’s identity.
In the days of the old Soviet Union, people considered enemies of the state could disappear at any time. Americans rightly decried such actions and held America to a higher standard: a bastion of freedom. Who living then could have envisioned that such a thing would come to America?
Have OWS protesters infested your city yet? They haven’t infested mine, but I kind of wish they would. Earlier this week, they shut down all shipping through the port of Oakland, Calif. If they knew who their real enemies are, they’d be kicking down the door to Harry Reid’s office in Washington.
Are you McSerious? The nagging nannies who govern San Francisco don’t like restaurants like McDonald’s using free toys to entice purchases of kids’ meals. So they passed the Healthy Meal Incentives Ordinance, making it illegal to include free toys with food that fails to meet certain nutritional standards. McDonald’s and Burger King responded by charging 10 cents for the coveted trinkets. McDonald’s will use its proceeds to build a Ronald McDonald House at the new University of California-San Francisco Medical Center at Mission Bay.
Congress cleared a $662 billion defense bill Thursday. The National Defense Authorization Act will now go to President Barack Obama for his signature.
A new poll conducted by Harvard University, President Barack Obama’s alma mater, found that a growing number of younger voters, many of whom voted for him in 2008, think he will lose the next election.
Tim Tebow, who began the season clinging desperately to a spot on the Broncos’ bench, has emerged as The Mile High City’s man of the year. For some people, the quarterback has become a lightning rod for controversy.
Over the past week, a 9- point lead that was enjoyed by Newt Gingrich has slipped to just 1 point in the Iowa, leaving him neck and neck with Ron Paul at 22 percent to 21 percent. The other candidates are trailing behind the leaders.