"The state of Indiana has stepped up to the plate in defending marriage and religious freedom. If you remember, a federal judge recently struck down Indiana's state marriage amendment defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman. Show More Summary
Some very interesting statistics from the Bureau of the Census on military manpower: 1860 (Union only): 27,000 1865 (Union only): 1 million 1916: 180,000 1918: 2.9 million 1939: 334,000 1945: 12 million
On February 12 of 2013, the night of the State of the Union, a town meeting was held at the Chopin Theater in Chicago's Near West Side. The subject was tax increment financing. Despite the complexity of the topic and the competitionShow More Summary
Who’s on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Highlights will include Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) on “State of the Union” and former Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) on “This Week.” Sunday: CBS’s \"Face the Nation\": Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Intelligence Committee Chairman; Rep. Show More Summary
Intel and Micron hosted a joint webcast yesterday titled "Intel and Micron - A Strong Partnership" to announce their 3D NAND technology. We take a much closer look at the possibly fractured state of the IMFT union.
Crimean head Sergei Aksenov said that after the establishment of Crimea as a free trade zone, businessmen from a number of European Union member states and Israel have visited the republic and expressed their interest in investing in the region.
The Icelandic Hvalur whaling company’s killing of endangered fin whales has been denounced by the United States and the European Union. Is it time for greater action?
President Obama's announcement of a Precision Medicine Initiative was one of the few items in this year's State of the Union address to garner bipartisan support. And for good reason. Precision medicine, also known as personalized medicine,...Show More Summary
Lily Eskelsen García is the president of the National Education Association, the largest teachers union in the United States. (It is in fact the largest union of any kind in the country.) In this post, she looks at current education reform efforts and calls for education companies to be transparent about what they are […]
The Supreme Court's next huge fight will be over the legality of gay marriage, and the justices will explore two key questions about same-sex unions during arguments next month: 1) Does the Fourteenth Amendment require a state to license...Show More Summary
With ambitious child care and community college proposals, President Obama had plenty to say about education for our youngest and older students in last night’s State of the Union address. But he barely mentioned K-12 education. Perhaps...Show More Summary
New York State's Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, is investigating the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (CU), the Manhattan university that recently began charging students tuition after more than 150 years of operating as a full-scholarship school.
Earlier in March, Zbigniew Brzezinski said that the United States should ensure that even if Ukraine joins the European Union, it will not become a member of NATO.
Five Farmers Union state presidents and National Farmers Union’s (NFU) chief counsel capped off a series of meetings with officials at the Vatican by meeting Pope Francis himself on Wednesday. The presidents of state Farmers Unions in...Show More Summary
So the big “get” in GQ’s profile of Dr. Ben Carson is that, while watching Barack Obama’s State of the Union address this year with his pal/adviser/consigliere/media handler Armstrong Williams, this happened: Read more on Ben Carson Is A Brain Surgeon, So He Knows A Psychopath (Obama) When He Sees One (Obama)…
New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is looking into financial troubles at Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Jonathan Pruzan, 46, will replace Ruth Porat as chief... To view the full story, click the title link.
In 2011, the European Union banned the export of lethal injection drugs to the United States in an effort to save America from itself. The reasoning behind the embargo was queas
“Like most psychopaths. That’s why they’re successful. That’s the way they look. They all look great.” — Ben Carson, quoted by GQ, commenting on how President Obama looked at the State of the Union address.
GQ Magazine today published a profile of Ben Carson. Here's the bit making gleeful headlines across Teabagistan: On the night earlier this year that Barack Obama stepped before the nation to deliver his sixth State of the Union address,...Show More Summary
Turkey did not join the United States, the European Union and a number of their allies in imposing economic sanctions on Moscow after Crimea had reunited with Russia a year ago.