Last weekend, President Obama stirred new controversy over the proposed Islamic center near the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York by saying that he supported Muslims’ right to build a mosque there.
Although she led the GOP pack for a long time, and arguably gets more media attention than her rivals, Sarah Palin’s popularity as a potential White House occupant may be waning.
A thousand years ago, the Iberian Peninsula was under the thumb of the Muslim Caliphate of Cordoba, an offshoot of the Umayyad Caliphate. While responsible for cultural and economic developments, the Cordoba Caliphate was also particularly hard on what they called “infidels,” and everyone else called “Christians and Jews.”
Former President Bill Clinton made an appearance last week at a Pennsylvania-area high school to lend his support to Democratic Senate nominee Joe Sestak—the same man that he allegedly asked to drop out of the state’s primary election to make way for incumbent Senator Arlen Specter (D-Pa.).
Gun rights proponents in Illinois have expressed a concern after reports suggested that Governor Pat Quinn, who is up for reelection in the fall, may be pushing for a referendum to ban a variety of hunting and target firearms this November.
During a 90-minute press conference, Representative Maxine Waters vehemently denied breaking House conflict-of-interest regulations by allegedly helping garner Federal support for a troubled bank that had close ties to her husband.
At a fundraiser in Milwaukee on Monday, President Barack Obama said in a speech, “Let’s reach for hope.” Apparently hope is all he has left.
Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum has unveiled a historically aggressive immigration bill proposal that he said would go "one step further" than Arizona’s controversial new law, which was recently stripped of its key provisions by a Federal judge.
The controversy surrounding the proposed Islamic center in lower Manhattan seems to continue, as the developers rejected an offer to relocate the project.
Completing the latest stage of reversing the ban on same-sex marriage in California, a judge has ruled that ceremonies may resume in the state on August 18.