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A report created by the U.K.-based Oxford Research Group (ORG) sums up the consequences of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq over the past decade as “a war gone badly wrong.”
After a Labor Day weekend that saw at least 57 people shot in New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg — the founder of Mayors Against Illegal Guns — was calling on the Federal government “to step up” and pass tough gun laws.
None. Goose egg. Zip. Zilch. Nada. Zero. That’s the total number of jobs added to the American economy during the month of August. During his Presidency, Barack Obama has certainly taught me to lower expectations. Well, congratulations, Mr. President, here’s a new low!
President Barack Obama is expected to propose a new injection of stimulus into the economy, something that may cost more than $300 billion. Obama will address Congress tonight concerning the state of the economy, specifically potential ways to create jobs.
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.