If you can’t beat them, let them win. That appears to have been the attitude of American bureaucrats who deemed it acceptable to use stimulus funds to purchase Chinese solar panels for the Senator Paul Simon Federal Building in Carbondale, Ill.
The Obama campaign does not want voters to have high expectations of President Barack Obama when he takes the stage to debate Mitt Romney, according to The Associated Press. Obama’s team thinks the debate will present “a challenge.”
A college professor in Florida has been placed on leave after allegedly passing out Barack Obama campaign materials. Sharon Sweet of Brevard Community College is being investigated.
The New Black Panther Party might be at the polls in November. National chairman of the New Black Panther Party Malik Zulu Shabazz said in a recent radio interview that they might show up at the polls to prevent “intimidation against our people.”
At behest of Hezbollah Chief Hassan Nasrallah, tens of thousands of protesters have gathered in Beirut, Lebanon in protest of the anti-Islamic film that is alleged to have sparked massive unrest throughout the Mideast.
The American Civil Liberties Union will try tomorrow to convince a Federal appellate court in San Francisco that DNA collection of innocent citizens is unConstitutional and an attack on personal liberty. The ACLU wants to get rid of California’s Proposition 69, a proposition which allows police to obtain DNA from every person arrested on felony charges.
Occupy Wall Street protestors took to New York City’s financial district Monday to mark the one year anniversary of the movement against corporate greed in the United States; according to reports, police outnumbered protestors.
According to research out of Yale, there’s a fat chance that public health campaigns will help overweight Americans. The messages could have the opposite effect. Researchers concluded that the campaigns may make members of the intended audience feel worse about themselves.
Recent studies have added to the knowledge about the many health benefits of green tea, noting that chemicals found in the drink can actually help regenerate brain cells. Now, researchers studying the same chemicals have found that they can also shrink cancerous tumors.
Prince George’s County in Maryland now has surveillance cameras that will watch surveillance cameras. The residents of Maryland are tired of speed cameras, so some people have been destroying them. The county hopes the new cameras will slow down the damage.