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At 7 a.m., Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas) announced on “Good Morning America” (GMA) his intention to run in 2012 for President of the United States. This is Paul’s third bid for the Presidency. In 1988, he ran on the Libertarian ticket, and he ran again 20 years later as a Republican. In his time in the House, Paul has established one of the most consistently conservative voting records of any Congressman.
The reported death of Osama bin Laden won’t lead to a reduction in the amount the United States government spends each year in response to the terrorist attacks that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001. According to an article on MoneyNews.com, “The financial bleeding won’t stop with bin Laden’s demise. One of every four dollars in red ink the U.S. expects to incur in the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 will result from $285 billion in annual spending triggered by the terrorist scion of a wealthy Saudi family.”
A coalition of “progressive” Christians is apparently unfamiliar with the Left’s stance on homosexuality. Sojourners, a Christian group that supports liberal political goals and claims to celebrate diversity, recently rejected an ad that asks Protestant leaders to welcome lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgendered (LGBT) people into the church.
A Tea Party group has sued officials in Coldwater, Mich. to challenge a policy that prohibits banners in city parks.
Despite the common perception that young adults are more tech savvy than their elders, a new survey has revealed that seniors are less vulnerable to identity theft than younger Americans.
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich has announced his intentions to run for the 2012 GOP Presidential nomination. On May 11, the Republican revealed his candidacy via Facebook and Twitter. Later that night, Gingrich appeared on FOX News' Hannity and said that President Barack Obama "should be ashamed of himself" for distorting the GOP's positions.
President Barack Obama has revealed that he is content with America’s border-control practices, so much so that he has called on Congress to pass sweeping immigration reform.
My goodness gracious, what a week it has been for wild and wacky news stories. First, the President of the United States finally succumbed to the mounting controversy and asked the State of Hawaii to produce some evidence that he was actually born there. In fact, President Barack Obama had an aide fly from Washington to Honolulu to pick up the “Certificate of Live Birth.”
Democratic lawmakers have introduced legislation that would enhance the nation’s background check system for the purchase of firearms.