Tuesday, May 30, 2017

USA

USA

Memorial Day Origins

LOOKING BACK ... This website has never big on American interventionism abroad - certainly not in its current form - but that doesn't mean we don’t believe in honoring those who have fallen under the flag of our homeland. Whatever your view of America’s...
EIGHT DEAD IN SHOOTING SPREE ... A Mississippi man is in custody and awaiting charges after killing eight people - including a sheriff's deputy - during a weekend shooting spree. The bloodshed began at around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday evening, when police responded...
MORE CORPORATE CRONYISM ... South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham likes to roll the dice. I don’t know if he literally enjoys gambling or not, but he has no problem gambling with the sanctity of our Constitution to pay back his...
SPECIAL ELECTION DRAMA ... Greg Gianforte - the Republican nominee in a special election for Montana's at-large seat in the U.S. House of Representatives - has been charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly "body slamming" a member of the media. He...
LAWS MUST STRIKE BALANCE ... A Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee hearing will be chaired by South Carolina’s own Senator Lindsey Graham today. This hearing will be the first discussion over policies that will impact cloud computing and the reach of...
PARTY STATUS CHECK ... Paging Alex P. Keaton ... There's a new report out from the Pew Research Center this month highlighting partisan identification in America. Its top-level finding?  That "over a 15-month period encompassing the 2016 presidential campaign" roughly ten percent...
JUSTICE SERVED? Disgraced former U.S. congressman Anthony Weiner has reached a plea agreement with federal authorities in connection with his latest sexting scandal. The 52-year-old Democratic politician has pleaded guilty to a federal obscenity charge after admitting he exchanged sexually explicit...
Dear Editor, Stop pushing Seth Rich conspiracies.  The idea that he was leaking to Wikileaks is based solely on the report of a private investigator, who happens to be a conspiracy theorist and Donald Trump supporter, hired by a third-party....
ONE DEAD, NINETEEN INJURED ... A maroon Honda Accord jumped a curb and crashed into pedestrians in New York City’s Times Square on Thursday afternoon.  At least one person is confirmed dead and another nineteen have been reported injured as a...
THEY AREN'T AS "EFFICIENT" AS YOU MIGHT SUSPECT ... We're all for renewable energy ... especially when it manifests itself as an expression of genuine market preferences. We believe socially liberal consumers who subscribe to Mother Earth "hippyism" - and socially conservative...