The board of education for an Ohio school district has approved a concealed carry policy for teachers in the 1,300-student system. The school board of the Newcomerstown Exempted Village school district approved the change for the upcoming academic year after parents of students attending the system’s four schools urged changes that would equip faculty and […]
An amendment to the immigration reform bill which would add up to 20,000 agents and $38 billion in additional spending to the ranks of the U.S. Border Patrol is being decried by many current Border Patrol agents. The opponents fear that a massive and abrupt hiring surge could allow criminals and lesser-qualified agents to join […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds this morning. Click the links for the full stories.
Former Marine and Libertarian activist Adam Kokesh went to Washington, D.C., on Independence Day, and he released a video showing himself loading a shotgun in the middle of Freedom Plaza with the Capitol Building clearly shown behind him.
Michelle Obama pushed hard to get the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFK) passed by Congress in 2010. And it did pass. But as quickly as many public schools began adopting the new standards, they’ve often just as quickly abandoned the program.
There has been no shortage of knee-jerk idiocy on the part of American educators in the months since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. So, one lawmaker felt the need to introduce a proposal that would dissuade school officials from spreading irrational fear about gun imagery by blocking Federal funds.
If the National Security Agency’s (NSA) PRISM program is Big Brother to American (and global) computer users, then a program revealed Wednesday in The Washington Post is the surveillance state’s Big Daddy. Meet “Upstream.”
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An incident that occurred in Nevada three months ago proves two things: Some cops really hate being criticized for how they park. And most really don’t like being recorded. Via Carlos Miller’s blog, “Photography is Not a Crime”: Law enforcement officers pounced on a man with a camera who was openly criticizing their parking habits […]
An Illinois State Representative held a press conference at the State Capitol Tuesday calling on the governor muster the National Guard to quell inner city violence. “I am requesting with this press conference that Governor Patrick Quinn order the Illinois National Guard [and] the Illinois State Police come to Chicago and work with our mayor […]