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Sarah Palin caused a media controversy on Thursday when she claimed American folk hero Paul Revere “warned the British” during his famous 1775 midnight ride. However, several Bostonian historical experts have stepped forward to defend Palin’s account.
Former Senator Rick Santorum formally entered the race for the 2012 Republican nomination on Monday. He announced his intentions on ABC’s Good Morning America. “We’re ready to announce that we are going to be in this race and we’re in it to win,” Santorum told GMA reporter George Stephanopoulos.
Parents in Arkansas have expressed outrage over a middle school yearbook that lists former President George W. Bush and former Vice President Dick Cheney among the “worst people of all time.”
The United States economy appears to be sputtering into the summer months, as the latest unemployment rate has reached its highest level since January.
If we are stressed about money while we are healthy and able to work, think what it will be like to try to support ourselves when we are older, not so healthy and not able to work as much as we have in the past. We need to change our financial habits and get a handle on our debts.
“We’re on the verge of a great, great depression. The (Federal Reserve) knows it.” So said Peter Yastrow, market strategist for Yastrow Origer on CNBC Wednesday. Yastrow’s point: Money managers can’t find an investment they feel is a safe haven for their investors. That’s because the Federal Reserve’s Ponzi scheme has been exposed for the fraud it is.
A new bill being considered by the Senate would make streaming copyrighted material illegal. The wording of S. 978 is problematic, as it could conceivably be used to cover the embedding of YouTube videos and other Web content.
A grand jury indicted former Presidential candidate John Edwards Friday, on charges of allegedly using campaign funds to cover up an extramarital affair. “Edwards faces six counts — four of illegal campaign contributions, one of conspiracy and one of false statements,” a POLITICO article read.