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President Barack Obama, on Friday, made his first live comments on the George Zimmerman verdict in shooting death of Trayvon Martin, saying, “Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago.” Here are some highlights from the President’s personal perspective on the case: “There are very few African-American men in this country who have […]
When it comes to restrictive gun laws, Chicago is a liberal utopia. Incidentally, it is also one of the most deadly and crime-ridden cities in the United States. But Chicago law enforcement officials, realizing that curtailing 2nd Amendment rights is not stopping deadly violence, have a new plan: They will send friendly letters to individuals […]
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has added a questions and answers section about the rollout of Obamacare to its new Healthcare.gov website. Intended to serve as a sort of customer service triage to handle common concerns about how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) will work, the page functions as […]
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is going after people who shoot domestic surveillance and reconnaissance drones out of the sky, reacting to word that people are organizing bounties that reward anyone who turns up with the dismantled scraps of any unmanned aircraft they’ve successfully taken down. The move is likely a pre-emptive show of power […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories. The Internal Revenue Service scandal was connected this week not just to the Washington office — that had been established — but to the office of the chief counsel. That is […]
House Republicans, on Thursday, introduced a spending proposal that would cut U.S. foreign aid expenditures by 26 percent and deny funding to implement the controversial United Nations Arms Trade Treaty.
The Internal Revenue Service chief counsel’s office in Washington, D.C., was directly involved in orchestrating the byzantine, discriminatory application process that targeted conservative groups seeking nonprofit, tax-exempt status, according to an IRS attorney.
A growing number of Americans are losing faith in the United States’ capitalist economic system, according to the results of a recent survey from the Public Religion Research Institute.
A Texas police officer has been jailed after a police affidavit revealed he allegedly battered, without provocation, an innocent female pedestrian who happened to be walking near the scene of an unrelated late-night traffic stop.