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Biden: "Unions Built The Middle Class In America"

You didn't build that... Unions did. Vice President Joe Biden gave a 'rousing' Labor Day speech this morning explaining that "Unions did, in fact, build the middle-class... and that built The United States of America as we know it." Seems like the policies since the crash have not been helping... Show More Summary

A Quick Note About the History of Labor Day That You May Not Realize …

The first Monday of September is upon us, which means that it is Labor Day in the United States (and Labour Day in Canada). Have you ever wondered why North America celebrates Labor Day in September, while many parts of the rest of the world celebrate International Workers’ Day on the first day of May? [ Continue Reading... Show More Summary

U.S. now officially irrelevant: Egypt and UAE bomb Libya without informing Obama

Once upon a time the global standing of the United States was respected, regarded and was credible. Of course, Barack Hussein Obama said he would restore America’s reputation and felt the George W. Bush administration had severely damaged our position. What Obama really meant was having more countries “like” America, as if our nation were […]

A Brief History of Labour Day

SI was going to give you a brief history of Labour Day in North America, and Canada and the United States, in particular, where it is observed as the first Monday of September (and not May 1, which is International Workers’ Day and synonymous with Labour Day in Many Countries), but the LOLCats thought that […]

Will Jimmy Carter Risk International Criticism When He Addresses A Muslim Convention?

Former United State President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to be the keynote speaker this weekend at the annual convention of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). Past speakers at ISNA annual conventions have included prominentShow More Summary

America's Oil Boom Overwhelms Global Production Decline

The United States, sometime in the first quarter of 2014, passed Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest producer of petroleum liquids, with daily output exceeding eleven million barrels per day (bpd), according to the International Energy Agency. Show More Summary

ISIS terrorists could soon be in America, warns Saudi king

The king of Saudi Arabia warned that Middle Eastern terrorists could soon reach Middle America unless something dramatic is done. The bloodthirsty jihadists will quickly spread throughout Europe and the United States if allowed to run free, Saudi King Abdullah predicted without mentioning any single group.

Suzuki Vitara

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

The Vitara, one of Suzuki’s most iconic vehicles, was launched in 1988 as a compact SUV. Dubbed Escudo in Japan and Sidekick in the United States, the small crossover came to North America for the 1989 model year. The Vitara name, mostly used in Europe and some South American and Asian market, was introduced in the United States starting 1999. Show More Summary

Obama is Pushing to Let Hawaii Secede From the Union

In 1950, a vast majority of native Hawaiians voted to join the United States of America, and less than ten years later, Hawaii was officially a state. Two Democrats from

Why Sleeping Bear Dunes is Considered One of America’s Most Beautiful Places (PHOTOS)

Consistently rated as one of the most beautiful protected territories in the United States, the 111.2-square-mile glacially-carved Sleeping Bear Dunes lakeshore boasts incredible splendor: long, winding beaches, glacial moraines, sparkling lakes, and a plethora

US Says Russia 'Manipulating, Lying' About Ukraine Invasion; Russia Tells America to Stay Out of Its Affairs

The United States' ambassador to the United Nations accused Russia of "manipulating" and "lying" about its role in Ukraine, as U.N. Security Council members met for the 24th time on Thursday to discuss the apparent Russian invasion into Ukraine. The Russian ambassador retaliated by telling America to stay out of other country's affairs.

Why Those Damned Masks?

Among the many disturbing trends we are faced with in the introductory decades of this new century is one that leaves me, as a former proud warrior in service to the United States of America, cold to my core. What the hell is going on with the warrior class around the world when the folks […]

American Family Association: The United States Should Be 100% White Protestant

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"Diversity, as the first syllable in the word implies, divides. It does not unify. It fractures, debilitates, and diffuses. Energy that could be harnessed through unity of purpose and values is frittered away. America became the greatest...Show More Summary

Utah Got Jello: Check out the United Sweets of...

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Check out the United Sweets of America, wherein Slate attempts to designate an (unofficial) official dessert for each state in the U.S. They've mostly eschewed brands, so you won't find anything Tastykake or Hershey's up for Pennsylvania; instead, we get...

America's Strategic Fatigue: Who Will Fill the Vacuum?

BERLIN -- The chaotic consequences of the gradual disintegration of Pax Americana are becoming increasingly clear. For seven decades, the United States safeguarded a global framework, which -- however imperfect, and regardless of how many mistakes the superpower made -- generally guaranteed a minimum level of stability. Show More Summary

Assad is America's strange bedfellow and the price is 190,000 dead

With its decision to bomb Islamic State militants in Iraq and funnel aid to the fragile Iraqi government in Baghdad, the United States has found itself with a set of strange bedfellows. Russia has been giving outgoing Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki fighter jets for use against the extremists. Show More Summary

10 Acts of Jihad in America That Americans Haven’t Heard About

While the world’s attention is focused on the Islamic State, and its jihadis tell Americans that they will “drown all of you in blood,” jihad activity continues in the United States – although hardly anyone notices through the fog of mainstream media obfuscation.

‘Short-Lived’ Islamic State Serves America’s Purpose (L’Orient Le Jour, Lebanon)

As much as American officials and the country’s corporate media refuse to acknowledge or discuss the fact that al-Qaeda and ISIL are foreign policy creations and tools of the United States and its so-called allies, media in the rest of the world rarely fail to mention it. For Lebanon’s L’Orient Le Jour, columnist M. Saadoune [...]

Made in America? Why More of Your Clothes Soon Might Be

Alexander Mak/Shutterstock For decades, the United States has been losing apparel manufacturing jobs to cheaper overseas production. With an emphasis on costs rather than quality, companies send work to China, India, Sri Lanka and other countries. Show More Summary

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