The rise in popularity of Pope Francis in 2013 has created a very challenging proposition for Fox News, a supposedly pro Christian organization that relentlessly attacks the non religious. The problem with the new pope is that he prescribes a version of Christianity that actually has something to do with the teachings of Christ.
Over the last few months I’ve honestly wrestled with the implications of Edward Snowden’s national security leaks. The part I’m unambiguous about is that he clearly broke the law, exposed American security to enemy elements and is a traitor — not a whistleblower. I feel that I’m on pretty solid ground when it comes to… Read More
With the publishing of The New York Times report about the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi more than a year ago, as well as the ongoing “scandal” surrounding the Obama administration’s response, I thought I’d repost the following list of 13 attacks on U.S. embassies and consulates during the Bush years.
Unemployment insurance extensions for jobless Americans end Dec. 28, affecting an estimated 1.3 million people, according to The Washington Post blogger Niraj Chokshi. Most states will cut benefits after a maximum of 26 weeks if the Senate fails to approve a federal extension when they reconvene Jan. 6.
Conrad Alvin Barrett of Katy, TX, has been charged under the federal hate crimes laws for a “knockout” attack on a 79 year old black man. Police found out about the crime after Barrett showed the video he had taken to an officer. According to the FBI, he describes it as a “knockout” attack on… Read More
When Sarah Palin weighed in on the Duck Dynasty nonsense, she tweeted, “Free speech is an endangered species. Those ‘intolerants’ hatin’ and taking on the Duck Dynasty patriarch for voicing his personal opinion are taking on all of us.” Among other problematic things in that tweet, Palin didn’t actually read what Phil Robertson said.