Earlier in the week, friend of President Barack Obama and former Weather Underground member Bill Ayers criticized the President for his foreign-policy initiatives. For anyone who was hesitant to agree with Ayers because of his sordid past, celebrated left-leaning polemicist Noam Chomsky has your back.
Speaking in Belfast, Northern Ireland, the location of this year’s G8 summit, President Barack Obama flatly told a crowd of about 2,000 that parochial schools are, essentially, part of the problem. Naturally, the listening crowd had more than a few Irish Catholics in attendance.
Obamacare was ostensibly conceived to enrich the lives of Americans living near the bottom of the economic food chain. But with Obamacare’s 2014 start inching nearer, tangible examples are emerging that show how the President’s radical vision of wealth distribution is fast tracking everybody to the poorhouse.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) proposed an immigration reform amendment that many of his peers in the Senate deemed pretty out there: It would have forced Congress to prove that existing border security measures were being enforced before granting amnesty to illegal aliens. The Senator’s “Trust But Verify” amendment was defeated 61-37 by Democrats and a […]
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The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it plans to continue its “highly accommodative” monetary policies and will begin the process of reducing stimulus and bond purchases later in the year if unemployment rates continue to decline. The Fed’s announcement was preceded by much speculation from economic analysts that the central bank would effect — or, […]
The National Institutes of Health is devoting $509,000 in grant funds to a Baltimore-based outreach program aimed at curbing sexual promiscuity and abuse of methamphetamine among homosexual addicts. How? By sending them encouraging text messages that are linguistically tailored to align with their subculture’s perceived vernacular. In other words, the grant’s recipient, Friends Research Institute […]
Gary Pruitt, president of The Associated Press (AP), told the National Press Club at a luncheon today that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) enjoys the luxury of operating with few systemic checks and balances when it comes to warrantless and secret surveillance, calling the Nation’s highest law enforcement office the government’s own “judge, jury and […]
Wackobirds, you are officially vindicated in your worries over domestic drone use: FBI Director Robert Mueller told Senate lawmakers Wednesday that the agency has several drones and has yet to adopt strict policies and guidelines for use of the aircraft. But according to Mueller’s testimony, the lack of policies to protect American citizens’ privacy has […]
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