Now that Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has the “magic number” of delegates needed to be named the GOP candidate, Americans will be subjected to five months of red herring mudslinging and distractions from both him and President Barack Obama. Here’s where they stand on some of the top issues.
Artur Davis, a former Congressman and one of President Barack Obama’s earliest supporters, announced in a blog post that he would be leaving the Democratic Party. Davis is considering running for office in Virginia in the next few years. If so, he will run as a Republican.
Nobel Peace Prize-winning President Barack Obama has used drones as his personal angels of death (more than 281 times in Pakistan alone) to kill hundreds of people whom the Administration defines as “militants.”
“Fox and Friends,” a show airing on the “fair and balanced” Fox News channel, aired an exceptionally partisan four-minute video about President Barack Obama that could have doubled as a campaign advertisement for Mitt Romney.
In an effort to reduce the number of supersized New Yorkers, Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to reduce the number of supersized drinks in the city. The Mayor is proposing a ban that would prohibit the sale of any sweet beverage larger than 16 ounces.
The patriot movement, as illustrated by the spirited Presidential campaign of Ron Paul, is alive, well and growing. With this growth comes the opportunity to change from within those things that the government does so poorly, a process that begins with American patriots seeking office and winning elections.
Attorney General Eric Holder will be among those telling several hundred black pastors how to participate in the upcoming election. He will join the Internal Revenue Service and lawyers in an attempt to educate church leaders.
There are many good law enforcement officers in the United States who take seriously their duty to serve and protect the citizenry; but, as referenced all too often in media reports, there are many police officers who are themselves criminals.
A Houston honor student was thrown behind bars for 24 hours and ordered to pay a $100 fine after missing too many days of school. Diane Tran has been working two jobs to help support her siblings since her parents separated. Texas law allows only 10 absences over six months.
The United States, Australia, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Canada have joined together, expelling Syrian diplomats in the wake of a massacre in the Syrian village of Houla. Many victims, including infants and children, were shot at close range.