A new report by the Homeland Security-funded National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Response to Terrorism (START) details trends in terrorism and other crimes throughout the United States from 1970 to 2008. The report finds that during the 38-year span, about one-third of all terrorist attacks occurred in five metropolitan U.S. counties.
Senator Rand Paul (R.-Ky.) introduced on Tuesday amendments to the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act that the lawmaker says would bring an end to the revolving door between Federal employees and companies seeking Federal loans.
According to fourth quarter financial filings for 2011, Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul outraised fellow Republican candidate and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich by more than $3 million at the end of last year.
According to The Christian-Science Monitor, the champion of liberty will likely win more delegates to the 2012 GOP convention this week than Newt Gingrich or Rick Santorum. In fact, the news outlet says, Paul likely will have more delegates than the two combined.
In 1989, a novel penned by British Indian novelist and essayist Salman Rushdie resulted in Iran’s then-supreme leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s declaration of a fatwa — a legal opinion or ruling issued by an Islamic scholar — calling “good Muslims” to assassinate the author. Now, more than two decades after the novel’s publication, the Islamic community is still up in arms over The Satanic Verses.
U.S. officials say that Iran, in response to mounting tension from the West, is prepared to launch terrorist attacks within the borders of the United States. As aggressive rhetoric toward Iran continues to come from U.S. officials, high-ranking members of the Islamic Republic are pushing back through the country’s state-run media.
Co-founders of the online payment company PayPal, which is currently owned by eBay Inc. have reportedly donated funding to Endorse Liberty, a Super PAC supporting Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul. According to Reuters, the PAC announced on Tuesday that PayPal co-founders Peter Thiel and Luke Nosek and Scott Banister threw in money alongside Internet advertising […]
Newt Gingrich said on Monday that if he were the Republican Presidential nominee, he would skip any debate against Barack Obama that was to be moderated by reporters.
Members of Congress are looking to regain some sense of trust from the American people, as they have proposed rules that would subject themselves to tougher penalties for insider trading and a requirement to disclose stock transactions within 30 days.
Mitt Romney has had strong organization in Florida and has been helped by the attack conservative media led on Newt Gingrich following his South Carolina win. Most pundits say that the Florida primary will be Gingrich’s last chance to strengthen his campaign.