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A group of House Republicans will investigate the controversies surrounding the White House and several companies that received significant levels of government funding.
Representative Ron Paul has gained 6 percentage points since June and is now in second place in a poll of New Hampshire voters, turning on its ear the mainstream media’s hopeful prediction of a two-man race between Mitt Romney and Rick Perry.
If your vehicle is equipped with OnStar, Big Brother may be watching you while you’re traveling down the highway per new terms in the company’s agreement with General Motors drivers. Before the change, the terms and conditions said that OnStar could collect information on vehicle location only during a theft recovery or in the midst of sending emergency services to a driver. Now, the company says that it has the right to collect and sell personal, yet supposedly anonymous, information on vehicles, including speed, location, seat belt usage and other information. This information will be sought by law enforcement agencies and insurance companies.
Despite the fact that American youths turned out in record numbers for the 2008 Presidential election seeking “hope” and “change” and the promise of a brighter future, the latest reports from the Census show that young people in the country are now the most disenfranchised by the current state of affairs.
Though Sarah Palin has been portrayed by the mainstream media as someone who only relates with far-right Republicans, many of her ideas bridge the gap between the two political parties and appeal to many Main Street Americans.
Several key tobacco companies have filed a lawsuit concerning the unConstitutionality of being forced to place graphic warnings on their packs of cigarettes.
President Barack Obama has highlighted a specific bridge in Ohio to act as a symbol for the implementation of his jobs plan and fixing America’s infrastructure.
In a recent speech at the White House, President Barack Obama indirectly took a shot at the anti-tax pledge embraced by many Republicans. “Anyone who has signed some pledge to protect every single tax loophole so long as they live, they should be called out,” Obama said.
Two American hikers who have been held in Iranian prison for more than two years were each released on $500,000 bail ($1 million total) Wednesday, according to reports. Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were arrested after crossing an unmarked Iranian border two years ago.
In the winter of 1813, the war with the British was not going well for the Americans. An alliance of British troops and Indians, led by the Shawnee warrior Tecumseh, had soundly defeated poorly led and inadequately trained Americans at every turn. British warships patrolled Lake Erie and harassed American interests in Pennsylvania and the Ohio Territory.
To turn the tide of the war, President James Madison appointed William Henry Harrison as Commander-in-Chief of the Northwest Army and Oliver Hazard Perry to deal with the British naval presence on Lake Erie.