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GOP leaders in the House of Representatives are calling on President Barack Obama to grant the American people the same one-year reprieve from mandatory state-managed health care that the White House recently announced it would be granting to businesses. House Republican Leader Eric Cantor said he “never thought I’d see the day when the White House; […]
In anticipation of a forthcoming verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, officials with the Broward County Sherriff’s Department and the Sanford Police Department in Florida are working to avert possible violence stemming from racially-charged tension. The Broward Sheriff’s Office issued a press release and an accompanying public service announcement via video in a bid to […]
The Illinois House of Representatives has blocked Democratic Governor Pat Quinn’s attempt at effectively vetoing a bill providing for the issuing of concealed carry permits, making the State the last in the U.S. to allow its residents to concealed carry a loaded firearm. The override came on the last day of a court-mandated timeline to […]
We don’t need that old fashioned Bill of Rights anymore. Would you support President Barack Obama in repealing the Bill of Rights? That’s what controversial author and activist Mark Dice asked California beachgoers as he tried to collect signatures on a petition to repeal the Bill of Rights in a recently released “man on the […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Egypt is in disarray as the Barack Obama-backed Muslim Brotherhood government is being pushed from power by the nation’s military. The uprisings, according to many foreign policy experts, are yet another example of how dangerous American meddling in Mideast affairs is to any measure of true democracy.
There are a lot viral videos of test-case encounters with police — the kind in which a law-abiding person, tired of the way in which police usurp the Bill of Rights, decides to open carry a firearm or to refuse to give consent to a vehicle search. But this video is one of the most illustrative.
It’s a great time to be a temporary or part-time employee in America. But it’s a terrible time to have a full-time job or a job that tasks you with making anything — except, maybe, burgers and tacos. That’s one takeaway from last week’s June jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Environmental Protection Agency is slated to release an onslaught of new regulatory initiatives in September, taking on everything from carbon dioxide emissions to pollution run-off from military ships.