Occupy Wall Street kicked off a planned day of global disruption this morning. In cities throughout the United States and the world, protesters are expected to be out in force. Organizers hope the coordinated events will mark a spring resurgence of the movement after a quiet winter.
In the midst of a failing economy, collapsed housing market and government scandals, President Barack Obama found time to joke about the state of the Nation at the 98th annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner.
In a recent opinion piece, David Shipler explains why without the FBI, Americans would see far less terror. According to Shipler, there have been 22 major terror attempts in the years since 9/11. Fourteen of them were facilitated by law enforcement.
Whereas President Barack Obama is taking advantage of every opportunity to present himself as the cool candidate, Mitt Romney’s campaign said the former Governor will not be involved in the celebrity scene. “This election is not going to be about who’s cooler,” said a Romney senior adviser.
Gas prices in New Lenox, Ill., were higher than those in surrounding communities, so the town’s residents did something about it. The mayor encouraged the residents of New Lenox to drive somewhere else to fill up. Within 48 hours, gas prices dropped.
Government efforts to do away with the small family farm in the United States to make the populace dependent on large corporate-and-bureaucratic-controlled farming operations for food are becoming increasingly successful.
Michelle Obama took questions from children at the 20-year anniversary of the White House’s “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work” day. The first lady has no plans of occupying the Oval Office. When asked, “Will you ever run for president?” Obama responded: “Absolutely not.”
Following the first lady’s lavish getaway to Spain in 2010, the White House assured American citizens that the Obamas would pay for any personal expenses. But Judicial Watch has announced that government documents suggest it was on taxpayers’ dime.
Many Republicans are ardent supporters of 2nd Amendment rights, but those who are planning to attend the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., may have to leave their guns at home despite State laws favorable to concealed carry.
A public education campaign wants the word “illegal” to be filed away under the annals of hate speech. With the rally cry “No Human Being Is Illegal,” Drop the I-Word is hoping that citizens and immigrants alike will be more accepting of each other.