A group of 13 U.S. Marines on the last leg of their long flight home from a tour of duty in Afghanistan got an unexpected and impromptu tip of the hat Monday from fellow citizens. American Airlines – which routinely makes unused first class seats available to coach-flying service members – offered up six first […]
This article, written by Charles Ornstein, was originally published by ProPublica on Nov. 6. San Francisco architect Lee Hammack says he and his wife, JoEllen Brothers, are “cradle Democrats.” They have donated to the liberal group Organizing for America and worked the phone banks a year ago for President Obama’s re-election. Since 1995, Hammack and […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
As Congress naps between fights over whether (or, rather, when and by how much) to raise the Federal debt limit, we’re technically without a legal cap on how much money the government can owe. And it shows.
Oregon, a State that spent $3.2 million on ads to ensure its State-run Obamacare exchange would take off with willing customers, has yet to enroll a single living soul in any of its new coverage plans.
In the wake of the murder of a Transportation Security Administration official at Los Angeles International Airport last week, the union representing the agency’s employees is calling on lawmakers to give some TSA agents guns, handcuffs and the power to make arrests.
If New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is setting his sights on the White House in 2016 by making the case that he will be the most electable Republican in a clown-car primary, the results of the New Jersey gubernatorial race Tuesday will certainly help make the case that he is capable of garnering the support […]
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This article, written by Cora Currier, was originally published by ProPublica on Nov. 5. Nearly six months ago, President Obama promised more transparency and tighter policies around targeted killings. In a speech, Obama vowed that the U.S. would only use force against a “continuing and imminent threat to the American people.” It would fire only […]
Tanya Mount, an Army veteran living in Georgia, claims she was banned from her child’s elementary school after the school’s principal found a picture of the veteran’s concealed carry permit on her personal Facebook page. Mount told WRDW-TV, that a police officer working for the Richmond County Board of Education approached her recently at McBean […]