Archive for December 28th, 2012

Meet The Man Kerry Is Backing To Replace Him As Senator

Meet The Man Kerry Is Backing To Replace Him As Senator

Meet Ed Markey, now the candidate for the special election to replace Senator John Kerry after his appointment to the Secretary of State position being vacated by Hillary Clinton.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Obama Signs Executive Order Giving Small Pay Raise To Federal Workers, Including Congress

Obama Signs Executive Order Giving Small Pay Raise To Federal Workers, Including Congress

A large part of keeping the economy going is enabling consumers to spend money.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Frank James poses with an AR-15 - the type of gun used in the Newton massacre

Florida Pawn Shop Owner Says Enough With Selling Guns (VIDEO)

‘I’m not going to be part of it anymore,’ James said. He has several copies of the exact rifle suspected in the massacre.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
"The hour for immediate action is here."

BREAKING NEWS – Obama 12.28 Press Conference ‘The Hour For Immediate Action Is Here’

He made clear his expectations of the members of Congress to put aside self-interest, concerns about constituents’ reactions, and get the job done they were elected to do.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues, News
Sheriff Joe Arpaio Sends Armed Volunteers To Schools With No Mental Health Checks

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Sends Armed Volunteers To Schools With No Mental Health Checks

It should be noted that while some sort of background check is done on the volunteers, no mental health tests are done; they may be sending a crazy person into a school.

by Teeluck Sooknarine· · News
Both Marilyn and Sinatra were investigated as possible Communists; photo courtesy of  @ The Daily Mail

Newly Released FBI Files: Was Marilyn Monroe A Communist?

Today it’s been revealed that FBI files long missing have been found: Marilyn Monroe was investigated from 1955 until shortly before her death in 1962.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
New Game Console Ships To Developers Today (VIDEO)

New Game Console Ships To Developers Today (VIDEO)

The ambitious new ‘Ouya’ game console was announced earlier this year, and is on track for its official release next year.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Hobby Lobby Faces Whopping Fine For Defying Mandate On Contraception

Hobby Lobby Faces Whopping Fine For Defying Mandate On Contraception

The arts and crafts chain will pay more than a million dollars a day for defying federal law and imposing the owners’ religious beliefs on employees.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Maine Governor Pushed Tax Cuts And Now Is Surprised To Find The State In Debt

Maine Governor Pushed Tax Cuts And Now Is Surprised To Find The State In Debt

Governor LePage of Maine’s fiscal tactics have driven away businesses, and tanked the states economy, and now it is time for him to pay the piper.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Woman Sitting In Jail – For Swearing (VIDEO)

Woman Sitting In Jail – For Swearing (VIDEO)

Judge Wiley of Berrien County, MI, is busy making our society safe from words.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
Two Rocket Launchers Turned Over To LA Police In Buyback Program

Two Rocket Launchers Turned Over To LA Police In Buyback Program

Still think our current unenforced gun control laws are keeping you safe? Still think the ATF shouldn’t even exist? Still convinced there’s no problem?

by Justin Rosario· · Current Issues, News
Hillary Clinton, Michelle Obama or Joe Biden?

Which Political Figure Scored Highest In Latest CNN Poll?

The poll, sponsored by CNN in collaboration with ORC International, a global market research company, focused on a small but mighty selection of people.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · Current Issues, News