Reportedly, the Baltimore Police Department has agreed to a $250,000 settlement to end a lawsuit filed by Christopher Sharp after the police confiscated his phone and deleted video he’d recorded of Baltimore officers making an arrest at the Preakness Stakes in 2010.
Americans are fed up with rising unemployment, an overall bad economy and political leadership that is ineffectual, corrupt and abusive, according to the results of a recent survey.
Unable to agree on a unified messaging plan, members of the party’s leadership are publicly doubling down on support for Obamacare, as vulnerable Democrats facing November elections duck for cover.
On Wednesday, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius played ignorant when Congressional Republicans asked her, point blank, how many alleged Obamacare enrollees have actually paid for the insurance plans they browsed through an online marketplace.
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Placing traffic cameras to catch speeders or red light runners in the act, a go-to strategy for lazily lining the coffers of municipal governments, is already controversial enough. But one Florida city has figured out a way to virtually guarantee a steady income stream, while it’s still legal, from its red light (s)cam: set the […]
When National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden revealed the agency’s bulk collection of Americans’ communications metadata, surveillance apologists argued that there was nothing to worry about because the amount of information the government could obtain from the raw data was minimal. But new research out from Stanford University reveals that metadata is capable of providing […]
While you may be weary of seeing the Koch brothers’ political influence called out at every turn, get ready to see a lot more of it before the year’s out. Castigating the Koch brothers for their political action committee spending has evidently become a key Democratic Party red herring for the 2014 Congressional midterm election […]
Congress is moving forward with a bipartisan bill introduced by Senators Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) that would do away with hundreds of useless government reports such as the infamous Federal “Report on Reports Provided By Other Federal Agencies.” If passed, the “Government Reports Elimination Act of 2014” would put in place provisions […]
Last week, we brought you coverage from the Conservative Political Action Conference and news that Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) won the annual straw poll for top Presidential contender by a landslide. Now, the results for the rest of the 2014 CPAC straw poll are in, providing that some of the other observations we made during […]