DC Comics — the comic book publisher that brought us Superman, Batman and Robin, Batgirl, Aquaman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Swamp Thing, and The Flash — has announced that one of its well-known superheroes is gay.
Do you want free pizza? If you answered “Si,” head over to the closest Pizza Patron. On June 5, anyone who places an order in Spanish between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. will receive a free large pepperoni pizza.
With the promise of “Hope” and “Change,” celebrity friends, a good Internet campaign presence, an overall campaign presence that just felt so very underdog — so grassroots — and an aura of rolled-up-sleeve-sunglass-wearing-antithesis-of-politician coolness, Obama was able to gain favor with about 66 percent of the coveted 18-year-old to 29-year-old voter bloc.
The Cato Institute has launched an initiative focused on keeping an eye on incidents of misconduct by police throughout the United States. The site gives visitors the ability to report police misconduct if their stories are “supported by third-party witnesses or other compelling evidence.”
The Federal government is letting insiders linked to the same big agribusiness companies that produce chemical-laden and genetically modified products be the judges of what is organic.
An auction in the United Kingdom has some Ronald Reagan supporters’ blood boiling. Supposedly, a vial of the former President’s blood is up for auction. The blood sample was obtained at the George Washington University Hospital after the attempted assassination of Reagan in 1981.
Randy Smith, a 54-year-old living in Fresno, Calif., was arrested after officers discovered that the water gun slung around his neck was loaded with a shotgun shell.
A lesbian couple in Parker, Colo., has been arrested for staging a crime. Aimee Whitchurch and Christel Conklin called 911 last October to report that “Kill the Gay” had been painted in red letters on their garage door. They also reported a noose hanging from the doorknob of their front door as well as damage to their car.
Things happening right here in the United States are slowly leading the Nation to the very type of despotism that its citizens are appalled to see occurring in other parts of the world. The U.S. is becoming a totalitarian country where people are fed disinformation and beaten into submission not by sinister-looking soldiers, but by their teachers and local police.
Changes to the Google search engine will have Internet users receiving “facts” and tips from sources like the CIA World Factbook, Wikipedia and the World Bank along with search results. The new feature, called Knowledge Graph, takes a step away from the traditional search engine practice of matching keywords.