United States military intervention in Syria could require between 200,000 and 300,000 U.S. troops on the ground at a cost of up to $300 billion per year to American taxpayers, says a new report from the Bookings Institution Saban Center for Middle East Policy.
On Friday, the Administration of Barack Obama released the details of an executive order (National Defense Resource Preparedness) that set cyberspace abuzz with reports that the President had put the final mechanisms in place to enact martial law in the United States.
Facebook has become an increasingly useful tool for law enforcement agencies, and reports of criminals being caught after posting about or discussing crimes via the site are not uncommon, but a new report shows law enforcement using social networking in more intricate ways.
Supporting Israel’s ambition to attack Iran may also mean supporting an attack on the pocketbooks of average Americans who are already battling a troubled economy. Market analysts predict that an Israeli strike on Iran could push the price of regular gasoline to a national average of $5 to $6 per gallon.
The pharmaceutical industry is pushing the use of atypical antipsychotic drugs like Seroquel, Zyprexa and Abilify on patients with no disabling mental illness more often than ever before. Recent reports show that more than 20 percent of Americans are currently taking antipsychotics.
According to testimony presented to Congress last week by two top officials of the Department of Homeland Security, a Saudi Arabian national who entered the United States on a student visa was arrested in January after he threatened to blow up the White House.
The evidence is in: Ron Paul has almost no chance of becoming the Republican Presidential nominee. But the way in which the candidate has shaped the primary season is much more of a story than his campaign’s failure to win Republican beauty contest popular votes throughout the Nation. A vote for Paul, even this late in the game, is not a throwaway.
Perhaps the Republican Presidential contenders should take a little time out from campaigning to watch some classic John Wayne movies, paying careful attention to the iconic actor’s voice: Findings from a new study suggest that voters are more likely to pick candidates who have deeper voices.
A bill gaining bipartisan support on and off of Capitol Hill sends a pretty clear message to Congress: Fail to do your job, and we aren’t going to pay you.
In another of the ever-increasing incidences of regulation run amok throughout the Nation, a Georgia business owner is being harassed by officials in his hometown for proudly flying an American flag on his own property.