Since the “political correctness” disease struck the United States in the 1990s Americans on the whole have become petrified of saying or doing anything that could be misconstrued as callous, or worse, racist. Oversensitivity is causing many Americans trouble.
With the help of scientists at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) the military is working to create nanosensors that will monitor soldiers’ health on the battlefield to keep military doctors constantly informed about potential health problems.
Dallas Watts, a 78-year-old veteran from Toledo, Ohio, did not allow weapons in his house while his children were growing up so he doesn’t own one. But, after being beaten by six juveniles aged 11 to 17 last Saturday in the name of Trayvon Martin, he says he will buy a gun and obtain a permit.
A prosecutor in the Florida case against the neighborhood watch volunteer accused of killing Trayvon Martin said it may be tough to get a conviction. State Attorney Angela Corey, the lead prosecutor in the case against George Zimmerman, pointed to Florida’s “stand-your-ground law,” which allows a person to use deadly force if attacked.
For Washington “democracy” is a weapon of mass destruction. When Washington brings “democracy” to a country, it means the country’s destruction, as in Libya and Iraq. It doesn’t mean democracy. Libya is in chaos, a human rights nightmare without an effective government. Now the U.S. is about to bring “democracy” to Syria.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, March 2 (UPI) — Andy Murray defeated world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets Friday and will meet Roger Federer in the finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
LOS ANGELES, March 2 (UPI) — Leonard Nimoy’s voice will be featured in an upcoming episode of the U.S. sitcom “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS said Friday.
BRUSSELS, March 2 (UPI) — A treaty to curb fiscal mismanagement was signed Friday by a majority of European Union countries, officials said.
LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands, March 2 (UPI) — The Special Tribunal for Lebanon announced Friday it was seeking to amend an indictment in its case in the assassination of Rafik Hariri.
NASHVILLE, March 2 (UPI) — Tornadoes and other storms in parts of Alabama Friday snapped power lines, damaged property and prompted school officials to end classes early.