A television news report that residents of a Colorado public housing apartment complex wouldn’t be permitted to keep weapons in their own homes has engendered sufficient concern among the community’s housing board to compel the apartment management group responsible for the would-be ban to change their minds — or else.
In Cullman, Ala., Billy Coleman, the elected superintendent of the county’s school system, recently posted announcements to a system-controlled Facebook account and calendar announcing a voluntary back-to-school prayer event. An atheist group in Wisconsin took issue. Thus, a quarrel ensued.
The group of 16 people chosen by the Administration of Barack Obama to receive the Medal of Freedom, the Nation’s most prestigious civilian honor, includes television personality Oprah Winfrey and former President Bill Clinton. “The Presidential Medal of Freedom goes to men and women who have dedicated their own lives to enriching ours,” Obama said […]
Following in the footsteps of American 3-D printing gunsmith Cody Wilson, a Canadian man has created what he believes to be the world’s first 3-D printed rifle. A man known only as “Mathew” recently successfully fired 14 rounds from a .22 rifle created from a 3-D printer, a concept firearm he has dubbed Grizzly 2.0. […]
This story, written by Jonathan Stray for ProPublica, was originally published on Aug. 7, 2013. When the House of Representatives recently considered an amendment that would have dismantled the NSA’s bulk phone records collection program, the White House swiftly condemned the measure. But only five years ago, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill. was part of a […]
This week marks the 39th anniversary of the week leading up to disgraced President Richard Nixon’s final day in office in 1974 following the drawn-out national embarrassment that was the Watergate scandal. Incidentally, the days of this week — for only the fourth time since Nixon’s resignation — coincide with the days of his final […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Last year, the wildly unpopular Stop Online Privacy Act was defeated by activists. But that hasn’t deterred the Administration of President Barack Obama. His Department of Commerce is set to revive a provision of SOPA that would increase the penalties for streaming copyrighted work on video sharing websites.
According to recently released Census data, the number of people living in the United States who speak a language other than English has nearly tripled in the past three decades, outpacing overall population growth.
A pilot program at a massive San Antonio school district that required students to wear microchipped IDs and submit to on-campus location tracking at all times has been canned — in part due to students’ staunch resistance and the support of freedom-minded Texans who vehemently campaigned against it.