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President Barack Obama nominated Republican James B. Comey, who served as Deputy Attorney General under George W. Bush, as a successor to outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller today. Comey, 52, will have to be confirmed by the Senate, but early reaction from members of Congress indicate the process isn’t likely to be as contentious as that […]
A man speaking at a gun control rally in Concord, N.H., this week about how stricter gun laws would have prevented his daughter’s shooting death was heckled by an angry 2nd Amendment advocate. Heckler Daniel Musso rudely interrupted the speaker and played to a minority crowd of gun-rights supporters present at the rally. When Musso […]
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney spends most of his time dodging questions, according to an analysis of his answers to reporter inquiries conducted by Yahoo News. The Yahoo analysis indicates that over the course of 444 briefings from the time he became the press secretary to June 18, Carney has come up with 9,486 […]
Russia and the United States are essentially engaged in proxy war following President Barack Obama’s public decision to support, and arm, Syrian rebels bent on toppling the nation’s government. The Russian government has slammed the U.S. for making the same mistake it did during the 1980’s, when arms were provided to al-Qaida fighters in the […]
They didn’t move to Texas, as Governor Rick Perry had hoped – but they are getting the hell out of Connecticut. PTR (Precision Target Rifle) Industries, which announced in April it would relocate its operations outside its home State after the Connecticut Legislature approved a sweeping gun control package, announced Wednesday it plans to move its […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories. The plot thickens: The Guardian is publishing in full two documents submitted to the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (known as the Fisa court), signed by Attorney General Eric Holder and stamped […]
The Administration of President Barack Obama is reaching out to the National Basketball Association and other professional sports leagues in the hope of popularizing Obamacare to a broad demographic of uninformed, entertainment-addled Americans.
A free trade partnership proposal involving the United States, a group of Asian countries and Canada, Chile, Peru and Mexico is currently being pushed by the Barack Obama Administration and many American lawmakers. The agreement is being touted as a boon for big business, and it is veiled in secrecy.
America has a weak immune system and is fat, depressed and suffering chronic pain. A new study produced by researchers for the Mayo Clinic finds that nearly 70 percent of Americans are taking at least one prescribed medication on a regular basis.