The White House and Taliban are negotiating a trade: five Taliban soldiers for one American. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, 26, is believed to have been in the hands of the Haqqani network, a group affiliated with the Taliban, for the past three years.
Baltimore prosecutors have dropped half of the charges filed against those who attacked a tourist on St. Patrick’s Day. Two videos of the brutal beating went viral.
Baptist Pastor Sean Harris is unapologetic for the remarks he made during a sermon that was a part of the Vote For Marriage NC campaign, a movement encouraging voters in North Carolina to vote against gay marriage. North Carolina became the 31st State to add an amendment on marriage to its constitution.
At one time, higher education, especially as it pertained to cultural studies, was synonymous with fierce ideological debate about what things were most influential in shaping human beings into the creatures they are today. No more. The age of oversensitivity and political correctness has sterilized thought even among thinkers.
A Federal judge ruled last month that jury nullification, a legal concept dating back to 17th century England and accepted in the U.S. Constitution, is still lawful in the Nation. Nullification allows jurors to acquit criminal defendants who are technically guilty if they believe the person does not deserve to be punished.
A 53-year-old inmate in Texas who is serving 17 years for extortion extorted 40 percent of the vote at the West Virginia Democratic Presidential primary. Barack Obama received 59 percent. The coal-mining State attempted to show the Democratic Party that anyone is a better choice than Obama.
Today, President Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. President to fully support gay marriage. For much of his political career, Obama has thought that gays and lesbians had all the rights they needed to be treated fairly. But he took that belief one step further in an interview that will air Thursday on “Good Morning America.”
The Administration of Barack Obama has made it pretty clear with a recent campaign website launch what it thinks the role of government is in Americans’ lives: Lifelong nanny. The initiative features a fictitious woman named Julia, whose life can be followed from the age of 3 to 67 by clicking through a number of slides.
Bowling teams across the Nation assembled to raise money for abortions. Hundreds of teams participated including Coat Hanger, Feminist Drinking Club, Gutter Balls and Screwballs.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is banning any fundraiser that might compete with a healthy school lunch. Instead of PTA apple pie, students will have to eat a regular apple. And booster club banana bread will be replaced by an ordinary peel-it-and-eat-it banana.