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Moderator: None of You Served in the Military. Rubio: My Brother Chipped His Teeth in the Army

American politicians talk a lot about their respect for the armed forces, but few politicians of either party are veterans. This reality was underlined at tonight's Republican presidential debate in New Hampshire by WMUR's Josh McElveen,...Show More Summary

US Sheriffs To Americans: There Are NO Answers In DC – We Take Back Our Country At The Local Level!

I have long admired the Sagebrush Sheriffs. These are lawmen who believe in the Constitution and stand by it unabashedly. They have joined forces to take a stand against the

The tech behind Super Bowl 50: 1,300 Wi-Fi hotspots, 16 camera angles and more

The Super Bowl is a long American tradition of brute force meeting skill on the gridiron as the world waits to see who will emerge victorious But in our newly tech-powered mediascape, how exactly will all that action find its way toShow More Summary

U.S. Military Releases Photos of Detainees Abused in American Wars

One of 198 images released by the Defense Department today, with no context or explanation. US Military The Intercept reports: The Pentagon today released 198 photos related to its investigations into abuse of detainees by U.S. forces...Show More Summary

Pentagon Publishes 200 Bush-Era Torture Pictures After ACLU Lawsuit

On Friday, the Pentagon released 198 photographs of detainees being abused by US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan between 2003-2006, after a lengthy legal battle with the American Civil Liberties Union.

Campaign reform group calls White House response to secret money petition ‘offensive’

The White House responded Friday to more than 100,000 Americans who demanded that President Obama force federal contractors to disclose their campaign contributions within 24 hours — by telling them to wait and see. Nearluy 118,000 individuals signed a petition on the White House's "We the People" platform, saying Obama needs to act unilaterally to impose the new […]

Solving Employee Turnover And Skill Deficits: How Some Companies Prosper As Others Fail

Facing increasingly difficult long-term labor markets, American companies big and small will be forced to invest in sustainable talent programs to ensure a stable, productive workforce. Firms that get ahead of this trend – some already have -- will realize an enormous competitive advantage. Those who lag put their businesses [...]

Founder of One of the Most Successful U.S. Bands Dies

The founder of a band that became one of the most successful American groups of the 20th century and an iconic soul, funk and R&B band has died. Reuters reports that Maurice White, the founder and driving force behind Earth,...

Will Obama Bomb ISIS in Libya?

yesterdayNews : Newsweek: US

For the past few months, American and allied special operations forces have been conducting clandestine intelligence missions in Libya in preparation for possible joint military action against the Islamic State group, whose growing presence in that war-torn country is now seen as a major threat to the U.S. Show More Summary

Labor force participation rate moves higher

Since about the turn of the millennium, the labor-force participation rate, or the share of American civilians over the age of 16 who are either working or looking for a job, has dropped pretty dramatically, with an acceleration in that...Show More Summary

Blackmail: Iran now says it TOOK THESE from captured American Sailors…

Recently we reported how the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps Navy officers who captured our Sailors and forced them into a surrender positionwere recognized with awards by the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei for their “courageous and timely” actions. Silly me, I thought the Iranians were there to help our Sailors who had engine trouble—I guess the Iranians […]

Welcome To The Recovery: 1 In 7 Americans (45.5 Million) Remain On Food Stamps

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The following article from the New York Times is shameful in many ways. While the paper is forced to cover the undeniable fact that real wages for the lowest income Americans have...Show More Summary

Racist Georgia Rep Forced To Withdraw Racist Bills After Doing Racism In Public, Unfair!

Remember “Heritage, Not Hate,” that malignant tumor on the ass of American society that we thought we killed in 2015? LOLNOPE, it’s still very much alive and well, although one Georgia lawmaker is now being forced to rescind his attempts to forward the pro-Confederacy agenda after saying a bunch of racist comments. (SURPRISE!) Georgia state

The Best Defense Is a Good... Defense

This piece was co-authored by Erik Goepner, retired Air Force veteran of Iraq and Afghanistan. During the week leading up to the Super Bowl, it seems like a good time to discuss the American foreign policy establishment's love affair...Show More Summary

US Air Force and Boeing begin work on new Air Force One

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Air force officials and Boeing engineers have started the years-long process of replacing Air Force One, the legendary aircraft that whisks the American president and his entourage around the world. The Pentagon last week approved the first of a series of contracts with Boeing, the US aerospace...

A Reminder

Marco Rubio is co-sponsoring ultra-liberal Democrat Senator Claire McCaskill’s awful misandrist bill, which would force all American colleges to strip away accused “rapists'” due process rights, preventing them from testifying and deciding guilt based on a mere “preponderance of the evidence.” If Rubio becomes president, this bill would likely become the law of the land.

American Crime Story’ Forces Prosecutor Marcia Clark To Relive ‘A Nightmare’

American Crime Story debuted last night and, while critics and viewers are applauding the new Ryan Murphy series for it’s compelling storytelling and visually stunning cinematography, not everyone is singing the show’s praises. For prosecutor Marcia Clark, who is played by Sarah Paulson in the series, the first O.J. Show More Summary

Intel diversity stats show slow pace of progress

African American representation in the tech work force at Intel as a percentage was unchanged.        

Between Pressure & Promise: Where hyperlocal meets the big picture | Editorial

Trend watching is always fun, but it becomes an annual exercise when the New Year arrives and outfits large and small seize the moment to attempt to encapsulate the forces at work in their spheres. With the American Library Association...Show More Summary

Pentagon chief unveils extra funds to bomb Islamic State and counter Russia

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

US forces have fired so many smart bombs at Islamic State targets that stocks of the sophisticated weapons are dwindling, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said Tuesday as he previewed the Pentagon’s enormous budget. American drones and warplanes are at the forefront of an 18-month-old...

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