A group touting the motto “the time for change has passed” has planned a peaceful protest on Veteran’s Day to demand the resignation of President Barack Obama and various members of his Administration.
GOP Presidential hopeful Ron Paul, speaking on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Thursday, said that his message against the Federal Reserve’s constant manipulation of the United States’ monetary system is beginning to resonate with the American public. He said that voters are coming his way because times have changed.
The Department of Defense, wary of a possible $600 billion cut that could take place under the Budget Control Act, is working to map spending trends throughout the United States’ vast military-industrial complex.
The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said this week that Iran has 100 documents that prove the United States is behind a “curtain of terror” in his country. Iranian Supreme National Security Council Secretary Saeed Jalili is due to release a number of the documents detailing alleged U.S. involvement in acts of terror against the Islamic Republic today.
Despite an evasive White House and strong Democratic opposition, Republicans on a House Energy and Commerce Committee panel issued subpoenas Thursday for internal White House communications related to a half-billion dollar taxpayer loan guarantee for the failed solar company Solyndra.
Last December, Representative Randy Forbes (R-Va.) sent a letter to President Barack Obama correcting the President’s assertion that “E pluribus unum” — the Latin phrase meaning “from many, one” — was the national motto of the United States. The conflict encouraged Forbes to introduce a House bill that would reaffirm that “In God We Trust” is, indeed, the national motto.
The price of gold popped due to renewed speculation concerning Greece and the eurozone default.
A September policy change at a New Jersey hospital that requires same-day surgery nurses to participate in surgical abortions has resulted in threats to the jobs of nurses who have protested on grounds of religious belief. In October, the hospital began training sessions that require assistance in surgical abortion for its nursing staff.
Among the skills that children may be taught by companies becoming popular with many well-to-do New York City parents are such basics as speaking naturally to other human beings, making phone calls to arrange dates and shaking hands.
A French satirical publication called Charlie Hebdo was attacked by extremists with a firebomb pre-dawn Wednesday after publishing a cartoon depicting Muhammad saying “100 lashes if you don’t die of laughter.” Attackers also hacked the publication’s website to post images of a mosque and the message “no god but Allah.”