The Alliance Defending Freedom (formerly the Alliance Defense Fund) has recapped all their 2013 work in the name of Jesus with a five-minute YouTube clip. Jeremy Hooper writes at Good As You: I love how they act like the historic Supreme Court rulings on marriage just kind of happened. Show More Summary
(MOSCOW) — Criminal charges were filed Thursday against the former Russian defense minister, who was accused of using servicemen and government funds to build a road to a vacation home and do landscaping work on the property. Anatoly Serdyukov lost his job a year ago over a corruption scandal. Show More Summary
Texas is reversing its policy of requiring gay couples to register at federal facilities and getting in sync with the real world. The Defense Department will provide federal personnel, funding and equipment to enroll the spouses, ensuring that no Texas National Guard members in state status will have to do the work. “We look forward […]
My market indicators are weakening, with the GMI back to 5 (of 6) and the GMI-2 at 4 (of 8). I am much more defensive in my trading accounts. My longer term university pension remains 100% invested in mutual funds. I wanted to show you why I have been bearish on gold for a long […]
The Family of the Alleged Silk Road Mastermind Is Trying to Raise $500K for His Defense Fund
This fall Lyn Ulbricht visited her son–a handsome, outdoorsy 29-year-old–in San Francisco, stayed with him in his Monterey Boulevard home and went camping with him in a redwood forest. She had no hint that just weeks later Ross Ulbricht would be arrested and accused of having been the Dread Pirate Roberts, the alleged mastermind behind [...]
As the price of Bitcoin skyrockets, so does Edward Snowden's defense fund.
Family and friends of alleged Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht have launched a legal defense fund and web site to raise $500,000 on his behalf, telling would-be contributors that the case against Ulbricht has far-reaching implications for freedom on the...
L.A. SOLAR DETAILED LA Solar Energy Investment Atlas A Model For Regional Development Michael Puttre, 14 November 2013 (Solar Industry) "The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) LuskinShow More Summary
Lead counsel Bioethics Defense Fund filed a “friend of the court” brief in the U.S. Supreme Court making a novel legal argument addressing disability-selective abortion. The amicus brief was filed on behalf of the Jérôme Lejeune Foundation USA, Saving Downs, and the International Down Syndrome Coalition – non-profit organizations that, among other things, provide support and […]
A major funding cut to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) took effect November 1, impacting 1.8 million Pennsylvanians. SNAP, formerly known as food stamps, is our nation’s first line of defense against hunger and a powerful tool to help keep families out of poverty. Show More Summary
An earlier attempt to defund NSA programs via amendments to the Defense Dept. appropriations bill went nowhere (but by a much narrower margin than many expected), and now it's up to both the House and Senate to push bills through reauthorizing the NSA's budget. Show More Summary
Environmental Defense Fund, a big cheerleader for Walmart's sustainability efforts, gets about an eighth of its budget from the Walton family, the same folks who control Walmart.
Cliff Asness, the manager of AQR Capital Management, has just disclosed a 10.7% stake in Global Defense & National Security Systems Inc (NASDAQ:GDEF). The hedge fund manager joins Polar Securities in the stock, which went public a couple of weeks ago. Disclosure: none
The Institute for Defense Analysis in Alexandria, VA recently received a 5-year indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract worth up to $888.8 million, for research and analysis from the 3 Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDC) they run. Just to give you some of the flavor, IDA’s recent Research Notes [PDF] publication includes “The Saddam Tapes: The […]
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by LifeSiteNews.com WASHINGTON, D.C., November 1, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - “Every day, 915 babies are killed by Planned Parenthood. Every day, 915 mothers are diminished at Planned Parenthood clinics,” said Christian Defense Coalition Director Patrick Mahoney, as he stood in front of 915 pink crosses representing…
Casey Gilly over at the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund provides a smart and sensitive round-up of information regarding Apple putting Sex Criminals #2 under review in a way that has caused it not to be available through one of the major digital channels in a way folks expected it would be. Show More Summary
Snowden is the first beneficiary of the Journalistic Source Protection Defence Fund.
(GALLOWAY, N.J.) — A year after Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced $162 million in funding Thursday for 45 storm-protection projects from North Carolina to New England. The money will help restore marshes...Show More Summary