President Barack Obama on Wednesday confirmed the authenticity of a video showing the beheading of Steven Sotloff, the second American journalist executed in two weeks by Islamic militants in response to U.S. airstrikes against its fighters in northern Iraq. “Overnight, our government determined that tragically Steven was taken from us in a horrific act of […]
Joining forces with a group of privacy organizations and former White House officials, four House Democrats sent a letter to President Barack Obama over the weekend urging him to declassify all legal opinions and interpretations involving a controversial executive order used to justify government surveillance.
A State Department spokeswoman refused Tuesday to say whether the passports of Americans confirmed to be fighting alongside Islamic State terrorists had been revoked. Reportedly, as many as 300 people with U.S. passports could be fighting under the ISIS flag in Iraq and Syria.
Voters hate Washington, and they’ll get their chance to shake things up in November’s midterm elections. At stake this fall are 36 of the Senate’s 100 seats, all 435 House seats and 36 governorships.
Performance-based budgeting,” buzzwords for states making spending decisions based on specific benchmarks, gained traction in the 1990s, then fell out of favor during the budget-cutting era of the 2007-09 recession. Now the strategy is making a comeback — with mixed results so far.
Brush up on the day’s headlines with Personal Liberty’s P.M. Edition. Majority Of Voters Wish Obama Had A Plan To Neutralize ISIS A majority of voters believe that the Islamic State terror group poses a significant threat to the U.S. and, though reluctant to commit troops to the Middle East, are concerned that President Barack […]
A majority of voters believe that the Islamic State terror group poses a significant threat to the U.S. and, though reluctant to commit troops to the Middle East, are concerned that President Barack Obama has yet to formulate a comprehensive response to the jihadists recent gains in the region. Asked during a press briefing last […]
Enraged by the beheading of freelance war correspondent James Foley and the Obama Administration’s subsequent failure to formulate a firm response to the Islamic State terrorists responsible for the ghastly act, the parents of slain of slain SEAL Team Six member Aaron Carson Vaughn have written an open letter to the president. Billy and Karen […]
(MCT) — For 83 years, Coachella Valley High School has rallied behind a mascot with a snarling face, a hooked nose, a heavy beard and a headscarf — the Riverside County, Calif., campus’ beloved Arab. The caricature, inspired by the Middle East ambience of Coachella Valley’s desert landscape of date palms and communities named Mecca […]
(MCT) — In the 1970s, as he was readying a run for the White House, Georgia Gov. Jimmy Carter attended trade and commerce meetings in Israel, Iran and Japan. About the same time, former California Gov. Ronald Reagan, having lost two bids for a presidential nomination, was traveling to Asia, Iran and England. And in […]