In several eastern Ukrainian towns over the past week, the military opened fire on its own citizens. Dozens may have been killed in the violence. Although the U.S. government generally condemns a country’s use of military force against its own population, especially if they are unarmed protesters, this time the U.S. Administration blamed the victims. […]
Identity theft isn’t making the headlines it did a few years ago. Yet it’s still a problem. The Federal Trade Commission estimates that annually about 9 million Americans have their identities stolen, and this costs consumers about $5 billion.
The most recent disclosure of classified National Security Agency documents revealed that the British spy agency GCHQ sought unfettered access to NSA data collected under Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act.
Ukraine is a lost cause. Whether we want to acknowledge it, it’s as clear as the Russian bombers making low-altitude flights over Kiev. While Obama and the European Union dither with meaningless discussions over even more meaningless economic sanctions, Putin is staging an airshow over the Ukrainian capital.
The conflict between the Bureau of Land Management and Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy has laid bare evidence of deeply entrenched institutional racism. The BLM is an enforcement arm of a regime that continues to treat American Indians as “heathens” and “savages.”
The elected class of Virginia’s most populous county is considering banning frequent and large gatherings at neighborhood homes by establishing zoning ordinances that place limits on “group assemblies.”
Following repeated, albeit poorly attended, protests by a fringe bunch of undereducated but over-radicalized kids, Condoleezza Rice withdrew from giving this past weekend’s commencement speech to Rutgers University’s Class of 2014.
In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday that local governments can open their meetings with a prayer even if the prayers routinely stress Christianity. But only one justice reached the correct decision for the correct reason.
The leaders of the “free world” are on the run. In many cases, they can’t go out and travel due to the risk of being arrested, protested or even having a shoe thrown at them.
The cost of medical care continues to rise and to be the wild card in retirement plans. Reports and studies update the estimates of the cost of retirement medical care each year. They show the cost to be high and also very unpredictable for individual retirees and couples.