Robert Fraley, the Chief Technology Officer for Monsanto Corporation, has been named as one of three recipients of the World Food Prize, an honor commonly referred to as the ‘Nobel Prize’ of the agricultural world. Fraley received the award for “independent, individual breakthrough achievements in founding, developing and applying modern agricultural biotechnology,” according to World […]
A bill that aims to rein in the vague and easily-misapplied Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), and hopefully curb a pattern of government bullying of online dissenters, was introduced in Congress today. Congressmen Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) introduced thebill before the House of Representatives after soliciting input from the online Reddit community […]
A new round of leaked National Security Agency documents acquired by The Guardian shine light on policies approved by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, which allow the National Security Agency to retain and use information collected domestically in its communications surveillance. The newspaper published the two documents which refute claims made by the Obama Administration […]
Veering away from the Senate’s fickle debate over immigration Thursday, Senator Ted Cruz took to the floor of the legislative chamber to blast President Barack Obama for the White House’s decision to intervene in Syria. Imploring the President to avoid foreign policy measures that would put weapons in the hands of terrorist enemies of the […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
There is a reason that Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and the handful of lawmakers who agree with him are constantly demonized on both sides of the legislative aisle and in mainstream media reports: He criticizes the political establishment.
Earlier in the week, friend of President Barack Obama and former Weather Underground member Bill Ayers criticized the President for his foreign-policy initiatives. For anyone who was hesitant to agree with Ayers because of his sordid past, celebrated left-leaning polemicist Noam Chomsky has your back.
Speaking in Belfast, Northern Ireland, the location of this year’s G8 summit, President Barack Obama flatly told a crowd of about 2,000 that parochial schools are, essentially, part of the problem. Naturally, the listening crowd had more than a few Irish Catholics in attendance.
Obamacare was ostensibly conceived to enrich the lives of Americans living near the bottom of the economic food chain. But with Obamacare’s 2014 start inching nearer, tangible examples are emerging that show how the President’s radical vision of wealth distribution is fast tracking everybody to the poorhouse.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) proposed an immigration reform amendment that many of his peers in the Senate deemed pretty out there: It would have forced Congress to prove that existing border security measures were being enforced before granting amnesty to illegal aliens. The Senator’s “Trust But Verify” amendment was defeated 61-37 by Democrats and a […]