Like him or not, Presidential candidate Ron Paul is one of the most iconic political figures of modern times. So it is fitting that his supporters are planning an event called Paul Festival 2012 at the Florida Fairgrounds in Tampa right before the Republican National Convention.
In a crazy turn of events, the word “lunatic” will be removed from Federal law. The Senators who co-sponsored the legislation believed the omission of the word was necessary in order to reflect the country’s current understanding of mental health issues.
Preppers who are serious about being prepared for anything when they grab their bug out bags may want to check out the Foldboat, a plastic rowboat that can be folded down small enough to be easily carried.
In a 13-1 vote, the City Council of Los Angeles decided to trash plastic bags. In doing so, Los Angeles became the largest U.S. city to ban the pollutant. California cities San Jose, San Francisco and Long Beach have passed similar ordinances.
When most Americans think of employees of the Food and Drug Administration, images of researchers, scientists and inspectors working to ensure that mass-produced food and medicines are fit for human consumption may come to mind. But for hundreds of American farmers who have been — often frighteningly literally — targeted by the FDA, the reality is very different.
New videos of the General Services Administration extravaganza which cost taxpayers nearly $1 million continue to surface. In 2010, the GSA headed out to Las Vegas for a few days of lots of fun and games and a little business.
DC Comics — the comic book publisher that brought us Superman, Batman and Robin, Batgirl, Aquaman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Swamp Thing, and The Flash — has announced that one of its well-known superheroes is gay.
Do you want free pizza? If you answered “Si,” head over to the closest Pizza Patron. On June 5, anyone who places an order in Spanish between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. will receive a free large pepperoni pizza.
With the promise of “Hope” and “Change,” celebrity friends, a good Internet campaign presence, an overall campaign presence that just felt so very underdog — so grassroots — and an aura of rolled-up-sleeve-sunglass-wearing-antithesis-of-politician coolness, Obama was able to gain favor with about 66 percent of the coveted 18-year-old to 29-year-old voter bloc.
The Cato Institute has launched an initiative focused on keeping an eye on incidents of misconduct by police throughout the United States. The site gives visitors the ability to report police misconduct if their stories are “supported by third-party witnesses or other compelling evidence.”