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On Aug. 24, Federal agents conducted a Gestapo-style raid in Tennessee (complete with automatic weapons and bulletproof vests) on Gibson Guitar’s manufacturing facilities in Nashville and Memphis. Why? The Federal government executed search warrants to seize wood that it alleges was imported illegally.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has nearly depleted the resources of its Disaster Relief Fund, and Congress is currently in a battle over how its coffers should be refilled, The Washington Post reports.
President Barack Obama and his team went to Detroit on Labor Day in an attempt to rally his base during a time of harsh criticism against the Administration, The Washington Times reported.
Time was when Labor Day actually meant something — a day to celebrate "the strength and esprit de corps of the trade and labor movement" in the United States. It started in the 1880s as a "day off" for the workingman. Congress voted to make it a national holiday in 1894. For most of the next century, it was a time for parades and picnics and even some pompous political speeches, all in honor of America’s workers. But that era has long since passed.
Attacks throughout the Middle East, as the U.S. and NATO forces continue to pursue key entities in the global terror network, have fettered al-Qaida’s ability to maintain strongholds in Pakistan, leading the organization to search for opportunities to expand throughout the Arabian peninsula, the Washington Examiner reports.
The Teamsters union’s lead thug Jimmy Hoffa had some profane and incendiary rhetoric in store for a crowd at a campaign event for President Barack Obama in Detroit on Monday.
When it comes to defeating Islamic extremists, maybe President Barack Obama should take lessons from Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen. That way Obama could reach his younger constituency through the magic of YouTube.
Ron Paul is using a history in Texas politics to take a swing at Governor Rick Perry as they both vie for the 2012 Republican Presidential nomination.
President Barack Obama spent part of Labor Day alongside Teamsters union members in Detroit giving a speech that many people believe has become too familiar to the American public.