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Surge to the Border — Crisis or Reunion?

Why isn’t Mexico doing more to deter unaccompanied minors from Central America from traversing Mexico to cross the U.S.-Mexico border? If this is a humanitarian crisis, then shouldn’t Mexico be taking in its neighbors? Mexico’s secretary...Show More Summary

Jeb Bush weighs in on immigration influx and urges House Republicans to push comprehensive reform

Washington (CNN) – After several weeks in which the influx of tens of thousands of undocumented children illegally crossing the border into the United States has dominated the headlines, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has weighed in, calling for a change in how the children are handled after they are arrested - and also urging his fellow Republicans […]

Rick Perry’s bold border move

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas plans to order 1,000 National Guard troops to his state’s border with Mexico in an effort to stem the tide of immigrants illegally entering from Central America, dispersing around the country once they’ve made...Show More Summary

Concern about the economy continues its dramatic collapse – but that could mean it’ll be less of an issue at GE2015

The sharp & extraordinary decline of the economy as a key issue – @IpsosMORI Issues Index — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) July 23, 2014 Don’t assume that voters do gratitude All the economic indicators in recent months have been positive for the coalition and this is picked up in the July Ipsos-MORI Issues Index where […]

Obama: Washington could do with less 'Scandal'

(CNN) – Olivia Pope may be the best crisis manager - real or fictional - to ever grace Washington. But that doesn't mean the situations on "Scandal" are anything close to what President Barack Obama wants to see play out in real life. Speaking during a high-dollar fundraiser at the home of the show's creator, […]

Violent Palestinian Protest Ends Soccer Game for Israeli Team

A century ago in No Man’s Land on the Western Front, a soccer game broke out during a war. Yesterday in Austria, a war broke out during a soccer game. In the second half of a match between Maccabi Haifa and Lille Olympique Sporting Club played in Austria, a mob of young Turks turned the playing field into a battlefield. Show More Summary

Perry Hasn’t Heard from Obama Since Meeting Two Weeks Ago

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said that he has not heard from President Obama since the two met on July 9 to discuss the situation on the southern border. In an interview on the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity” on Wednesday, Perry declared “We're moving ahead. Show More Summary

Family of Slain Omaha 93 Year-Old Says Border Enforcement Would Have Saved Her

Ninety-three year-old Louise Sollowin passed away in July 2013 after she was beaten and raped by an illegal alien four days earlier. Sergio Martinez-Perez was found naked and passed out on top of Sollowin. The family of Louise Sollowin says … Continue reading ?

Breitbart’s Darby: Shooting at Border Patrol Agents ‘Common Occurrence’

Breitbart Texas Managing Editor Brandon Darby said that potentially deadly violence directed against U.S. law enforcement “a common occurrence,” and “something that happens all the time.” In an interview on Wednesday’s “Hannity” on the...Show More Summary

Illness threatens the best of barbecuers

This could be a terrifying tale right out of the Book of Meat Science Fiction, only this one isn’t fiction. It involves the elemental bond between humans and the critters we like to cook on a grill, or roast, or saute. But that could...Show More Summary

Hope Verizon Has Different Approach

Southwest Airlines removes man from flight after he tweets that airline staff were rude.

Veteran Bypass (Cartoon)

Another Day, Another Judge Strikes Down Another Gay Marriage Ban

Los Angeles Times: A federal judge in Colorado ruled Wednesday that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. However, the ruling was stayed pending an appeal. The Wednesday ruling marks the 25th district court ruling against a gay marriage ban since last year’s Supreme Court rulings. This has become so commonplace it barely rates […]

Breaking From AP

WASHINGTON (AP) — FAA lifts ban on US flights to Israel.

ISIL: ‘We’re Coming For You, Barack Obama’

No, ISIL isn't some Republican group, but funny that this Islamic terrorist group sounds like one with this message.

NBC Spotlights Bloomberg Blasting FAA For Suspending Flights to Israel; ABC, CBS Omit

Wednesday's NBC Nightly News was the sole Big Three evening newscast to notice the criticism of the Obama administration banning U.S. airliners from traveling to Israel. Prominent politicians from both sides of the political spectrum, including Senator Ted Cruz and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, have denounced this move by the FAA. Show More Summary

Draught Update: Over 80% of California Reservoirs Are Less than Half Full

Ten of California’s twelve major reservoirs are now less than 50% full, with some declining to levels as low as 20% of capacity. The report that came out on Wednesday reveals that, although the reservoir levels are substantially depleted, they are still far from the record lows set in 1977, California’s driest year on record. Show More Summary

Term limit supporters aren’t giving up hope, even after judicial snag

Brady Cremeens Illinois News Network 7/23/14 The quest for term limits on lawmakers in Illinois may appear to be dead in the water, but the proponents for the effort aren’t throwing in the towel yet. Monday, the Chicago-based First District Appellate Court agreed to an expedited appeals process in order to have the matter decided...

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