Though many people expected him to cancel because of the tragic mass shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., President Barack Obama delivered a highly partisan and accusatory campaign-style speech Monday to commemorate the five-year anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
A small group of State Department staffers held their own private memorial ceremony last week to mark the one-year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2012 terror attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. With no official ceremony planned, it was the least they could do. According to political news site Talking Points Memo, the […]
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, prodded by reporters Monday, slipped in a plug for President Barack Obama’s gun control agenda during a press conference discussion of the tragic Navy Yard shooting in Washington. “These are unfolding facts on an unfolding and ongoing situation and investigation with regards to this particular shooting, which is tragic,” […]
This post, written by staff attorney Hanni Fakhoury, was originally published on the EFF website on Monday. Is a Wi-Fi signal the equivalent of an FM radio station, blasting classic rock ballads through your car speakers? Not to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which issued its long awaited decision in Joffe v. Google this week, the […]
Will the history books record these past couple of weeks as the point when the tide finally turned against our interventionist foreign policy? We began September with the Obama Administration on the verge of launching Tomahawk missiles at Syria. The missiles were needed, the Administration claimed, to punish the Syrian government for using poison gas […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Last week, President Barack Obama said that the United States should not let the international controversy surrounding Syria distract from domestic priorities. Of course, his views of what’s important at home probably aren’t the same as many American citizens’.
Pittsburgh zoning enforcers evidently have decided to begin applying a half century-old law in a way its authors probably never intended, angering residents who now face the prospect of being fined for parking in their own driveways, on their own property.
Saying he doesn’t want to end up as “one of those old guys that should’ve shoved off,” Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) caused a minor sensation on the Internet last week when he told Hollywood industry website The Wrap that his current term might be his last. Then, to quell all the speculation, McCain got back out on Twitter to clear things up.
Americans have less faith that the Federal government can competently handle problems at home and abroad than ever before, according to the results of a new poll.