The Partnership for Public Service, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit, polled more than 35,000 students about their career aspirations. Most students said they were more interested in graduate school, non-profit work and employment in the private sector than government work.
By now, if Americans hear someone talking about that “kooky old guy with the bad foreign policy ideas” who is running for President, they immediately know that Republican candidate Ron Paul is the topic of discussion.But, it seems the philosophies he has abided by and encouraged for three decades are quickly and quietly becoming mainstream.
Throwing aside the First Amendment Wednesday morning, lawmakers at a hearing on Capitol Hill directed police to arrest a documentary film crew that was attempting to film a hearing on fracking, a controversial method of drawing natural gas from the earth.
The Tenth Amendment Center has championed a bill introduced by a group of Washington State legislators that condemns the unlawful detention of U.S. citizens and lawful resident aliens under the National Defense Authorization Act.
Humans may, after all, be responsible for the retreat of glacial ice, though not via global warming.
A government watchdog noted that American taxpayers are still owed $132.9 billion from companies that have yet to pay after receiving Federal money for a bailout. The Associated Press reported that some of this will never be received.
Political Action Committees are dominating the 2012 Presidential election season with millions of dollars from wealthy donors, unions, corporations and other outside groups funding an advertising war between the candidates.
Does the Federal government need to have a hand in controlling the Internet’s vast wealth of information via the Stop Online Piracy Act and Protect IP Act? Many people in the tech industry think not, and some are using the resources at their disposal to fight back.
The delays caused by the Transportation Security Administration caused hurried passengers to leave behind about $410,000 in pocket change at security checkpoints in 2010, according to reports.
In a move that seeks to streamline the immigration process, the Administration of President Barack Obama proposed new hardship rules to make it easier for illegal immigrants to apply for legal status and remain in the U.S.