The Supreme Court of the United States agreed to take on three separate cases challenging the Constitutionality of President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul. The discussion is to be segmented to address challenges to the legislation separately.
The anti-Muslim extremist accused of killing 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage in Norway on July 22 had his first public hearing on Monday. Reporters and spectators, including survivors of the rampage, packed the courtroom to hear Anders Behring Breivik’s first public confession.
Saturday’s CBS/National Journal Republican Presidential primary debate in South Carolina has caused uproar among many Ron Paul supporters. They say the trending mainstream media ignorance of the candidate has become more obvious than ever.
If sunspots are aimed toward Earth excess energy can be poured into the atmosphere causing magnetic storms that create aurorae like the Northern lights. The storms could also have a devastating impact on power grids and disrupt worldwide communication devices.
Senator Rand Paul questioned the American Lung Association’s suggestion that pollution is behind a rise in asthma and said the $5 million in funding it takes from the Environmental Protection Agency each year might be influencing the results of its studies.
Law enforcement officials dealt with two fatal shootings at Occupy camps in separate cities last week. One occurred in Burlington, Vt. The other one was in Oakland, Calif.
On Thursday, the Senate rejected a bill that would repeal the Federal Communication Commission’s net neutrality rules. The measure passed the House in April, but failed in the Senate on a vote of 52-46. It needed 51 votes to pass and was not subject to a filibuster.
If there was any question that candidates in the 2012 GOP Presidential primary field are attempting to co-opt the message of Ron Paul — the man who has been largely ignored by mainstream media despite growing support — Rick Perry answered it during the Wednesday CNBC “Your Money, Your Vote” debate.
Warrantless tracking of Americans by law enforcement officials is a hot topic. This week a Federal government lawyer pled the case of warrantless GPS tracking of Americans’ vehicles to the Supreme Court; and a recent article by The Wall Street Journal says your cell phone may be being tracked.
According to the FBI, its exponential growth since 2001 has rendered its headquarters too small for the agency. The agency is housed in the J. Edgar Hoover Building, which occupies an entire city block on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.