FREEHOLD, N.J. (UPI) — The American Humanist Association has filed a lawsuit on behalf of an unidentified family against a New Jersey school district alleging the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory toward atheist children. The suit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District contends the phrase “marginalizes atheist and humanist kids […]
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Government transparency advocates have denounced a new Barack Obama Administration directive that forbids U.S. intelligence workers from talking to members of the press without permission from superiors.
Ever since the House Oversight Committee first began looking into the Internal Revenue Service scandal, committee member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) has dismissed the investigation as a partisan witch hunt. But was he actively helping the agency discriminate against conservative groups all along?
President Barack Obama’s chief counterterrorism adviser suggested to a Harvard audience last week that parents and teachers across the country can get involved in rooting out homegrown terror by turning a more suspicious eye toward the children they raise and educate.
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It’s a common trope to suggest that progressive Democrats and organized labor share the same ideological tent. But one California Congressman is taking that metaphor to its logical conclusion by actually using the local chapter of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU)’s San Jose headquarters as the nominal base of operations for his campaign. According […]
One of the Nation’s most powerful labor unions is lobbying the Obama Administration to take immigration policy considerations out of the hands of State officials in an effort to make the United States a friendlier nation for persons who live here illegally. “DHS needs to reassert federal control over immigration enforcement priority decision-making and implementation […]
This article by Josh Peterson was published by Watchdog.org on April 21. The catastrophic effects of an electromagnetic pulse-caused blackout could be preventable, but experts warn the civilian world is still not ready. Peter Vincent Pry, executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, […]
PRETORIA, South Africa (UPI) — A South African journalist claims Olympian Oscar Pistorius took acting lessons to help prepare him to give testimony during his murder trial for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Jani Allan, a former columnist for the South African Sunday Times, made the allegations about Pistorius in a post on her blog. “I […]