Did you know that you have a Federal family, comrade? A news release from Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelious announcing National Preparedness Month informs Americans highlights the use of a new phrase entering the lexicon: Federal family. The statement reads in part: While our federal family is becoming better prepared to support the […]
Homeownership among American black families has contracted to its lowest point in 18 years, according to a Tuesday report by Bloomberg. The new information comes at a time when the decline in homeownership for the general population has stabilized and, in some demographics, is on a slight rebound. According to the report, “18 years of […]
In a major victory in one of EFF’s Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits, the Justice Department conceded yesterday that it will release hundreds of pages of documents, including FISA court opinions, related to the government’s secret interpretation of Section 215 of the Patriot Act, the law the NSA has relied upon for years to […]
Michelle Obama has made it her pet cause as first lady to ensure that American youths are introduced to healthy lifestyles, using public schools as a tool to push her agenda. She has revamped school lunches and encouraged educators to push her message to both parents and children. Recent reports indicate that many school districts […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
According to an Atlanta newspaper’s investigation, requiring Georgia voters to present a valid form of State-issued photo identification failed to catch a single documented case of voter fraud in five years. Nor did Georgia’s voter ID law stymie the will of non-white voters to play an active part in the process of self-government.
Guns don’t protect people; the government does. At least that seems to be the sentiment of Colorado House Majority Leader Dickey Lee Hullinghorst, who said in a recent interview that citizens in the State don’t need guns for protection because the Legislature keeps citizens safe.
Young Americans overwhelmingly support small government, privacy rights and the Constitution. Unfortunately for young people in America seeking a political party that is in line with their values, there’s nowhere to turn.
The Republican-leaning rural county of Siskiyou, California has taken the first step toward seceding from the State. County supervisors in Siskiyou, which lies in extreme Northern California along the Oregon border, voted 4-1Tuesday to secede, citing a strong dissatisfaction with the near absence of home rule. Ed Valenzuela, Chairman of the Siskiyou County Board of […]
President Barack Obama said recently that the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria makes it necessary for Congress, the United States and the world to decide if Bashar al-Assad has crossed the “red line” that merits an attack. “I didn’t set a red line,” Obama said during a news conference in Stockholm. “The world […]