The New York Times’ editorial board has made a disappointing endorsement of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), even as the actual text of the agreement remains secret. That raises two distressing possibilities: either in an act of extraordinary subservience, the Times has endorsed an agreement that neither the public nor its editors have the ability to […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
One of the more curious (for me) aspects of the life story of the undocumented White House usurper is the dearth of former friends and acquaintances from Barack Obama’s early life who have come forward to talk about his formative years.
A New Mexico man has filed a Federal lawsuit following an encounter with police that resulted in several anal probes and a colonoscopy in an attempt to find narcotics — narcotics that weren’t there — because the cops thought he had clinched his rear suspiciously when they saw him get out of a car near a Wal-Mart.
The Administration of President Barack Obama is likely to grant exemptions to some labor unions that will open the way for Obamacare subsidies for members’ health plans, following ongoing complaints from union leadership that, in the early spotlight of the Obamacare rollout, the White House had temporarily ignored.
Higher education in the United States is headed for a rude awakening. Easy access to Federally subsidized and to more predatory private student loans has created an entire class of Americans struggling under massive piles of debt while a lagging economy provides few economically viable employment options for college graduates.
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William Binney, a codebreaking specialist whom the National Security Agency enlisted to help decipher electronic data to foil post-Sept. 11 terror plots, recently told CBS Baltimore his attempt several years ago to protest the agency’s abuse of its growing tech powers led only to personal heartache as the government pushed back against his vocal concern. […]
On Wednesday, House Republicans moved to forcefully give President Barack Obama a chance to make good on his infamous promise that Americans happy with their current healthcare coverage could retain that coverage under Obamacare. The lower chamber will has scheduled a vote next week on the Keep Your Health Plan Act (HR 3350), which was […]
A group of 13 U.S. Marines on the last leg of their long flight home from a tour of duty in Afghanistan got an unexpected and impromptu tip of the hat Monday from fellow citizens. American Airlines – which routinely makes unused first class seats available to coach-flying service members – offered up six first […]