Richard Clarke, former cybersecurity adviser to the liberty-chilling George W. Bush Administration, has an idea for lawmakers who are constantly debating ways to avert cyberattacks: a sort of Internet border patrol.
What do roast beef sandwiches and politics have in common? Nothing actually, but that has not stopped Hala Moddelmog the president of Arby’s Group, which operates the Arby’s fast-food chain, from bringing the two together.
Burger King has pulled one of its commercials off the air after some complained it was offensive to the black community. Hip-hop icon Mary J. Blige was chosen to advertise chicken wraps, and this caused an online stir.
During the organization of an upcoming school function, students at Stall Brook Elementary School in Bellingham, Mass., were told to sing, “We Love the USA,” instead of, “God Bless the USA.” When the news reached parents, it caused quite a ruckus.
Gary Stein, the U.S. Marine sergeant who criticized President Barack Obama on Facebook, will likely be dismissed with an other-than-honorable discharge. Last month, Stein and his Facebook group, Armed Forces Tea Party, were in the news because of his remarks which were found to be “contemptuous.”
Unidentified men from Vietnam have purchased Buford, a small town in Wyoming. The two Vietnamese purchased the town from Vietnam Vet Dan Sammons for $900,000.
An investigation has been launched in Atlanta after entertainer Tyler Perry claimed he was racially profiled. On April 1, Perry recounted the ordeal on his Facebook page.
Coca-Cola Co. will no longer financially support the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a group that supports voter ID and “stand your ground” laws, thwarting a boycott planned by Democratic officials and the website ColorOfChange.org.
A new press release states: “Improving or maintaining physical fitness appears to help obese and overweight children reach a healthy weight.” The Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University analyzed 1,882 out of shape students who became fit. The study took place over four years.
Dallas Watts, a 78-year-old veteran from Toledo, Ohio, did not allow weapons in his house while his children were growing up so he doesn’t own one. But, after being beaten by six juveniles aged 11 to 17 last Saturday in the name of Trayvon Martin, he says he will buy a gun and obtain a permit.