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President Obama To Appoint Former Private Sector Head To State Department Position

The Administration of President Barack Obama has continued the revolving-door relationship between the private sector and Washington, as he has appointed Wendy Sherman to the position of undersecretary for political affairs.

Home Sales In July Dip Slightly

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 (UPI) — Sales of new single-family homes fell 0.7 percent from June to July, the U.S. Commerce Department said Tuesday. Home sales in July came in at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 298,000. In June, 300,000 new homes were sold, the department said, revising last month’s estimate lower by 12,000. July’s […]

Earthquake Rocks The Capitol

At about 2 p.m. EDT the Pentagon and several buildings on Capitol Hill were evacuated due to an apparent earthquake, according to a USA Today article. The quake cased disturbances throughout the northeast and caused JFK International Airport to be shut down, according to Fox News.

Debt Grows Rapidly Under Obama Administration

The national debt has grown by $4.24 trillion since President Barack Obama took office, only 945 days ago, The Los Angeles Times reported.

Social Security Disability Insurance Program Overwhelmed

The Social Security’s disability program has been flooded with requests and benefit claims from laid-off workers and an aging group of baby boomers, helping to push the system toward complete insolvency.

Representative Waters Making Waves With Comments

Representative Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) made headlines across the country twice last week, first suggesting that President Barack Obama “get tough with Republicans” to create proposals that help the poor and African-Americans and later for calling out the Tea Party.

The Getaway

For the amount of controversy it has generated, you might think President Barack Obama’s latest vacation involves 10 or so days in the sunny climes of Havana or Caracas, Venezuela. Everyone from Jon Stewart to Pat Buchanan has noticed the fact that if the President plays hooky one more time, he’s going to have to take a vacation from all the vacations he’s taking.

RFID Chips Gain Popularity In Mexico

Amid concerns of increasing incidents of kidnappings in Mexico, many residents of the country are turning to “under-the-skin” tracking devices for a sense of safety. Mexican citizens are seeking new means of protecting themselves in a country where firearm ownership is heavily regulated.

Oklahoma Governor To Resist ‘Obamacare’

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has rejected the grant that comes with the acceptance of the Federal Health Plan. She decided to turn down the $54 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Services, noting that the move would allow Oklahoma to bypass a Federal exchange when the State sets up a system that would be governed by the private sector.

Is Evolution A Crazy Idea?

While making a point about how stupid Americans are, Bill Maher once mockingly said, “Sixty percent of people don’t believe in evolution in this country.” Perhaps Maher should consider supporting Jon Huntsman, who recently tweeted: “To be clear. I believe in evolution and trust scientists on global warming. Call me crazy.”

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