No To Further Cuts In The Defense Budget

The U.S. defense budget is currently inadequate to meet the nation’s security needs. Yet, a panel led by retired U.S. Senator Pete Domenici, the former Republican chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, and Alice Rivlin, budget director under President Clinton, has proposed to reduce the federal debt by making drastic cuts to the Pentagon’s budget. […]

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Tariq Aziz Seeks Pardon from Iraqi President

Baghdad (AP) – Lawyers for Tariq Aziz, the longtime international face of Saddam Hussein’s regime, said Monday they will seek a presidential pardon to spare him from execution. Attorney Giovanni Di Stefano said Aziz’s defense team would ask for the pardon instead of appealing his death sentence last month for Saddam-era persecution of Shiite Muslim […]

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Pat-Downs and Pumpkin Pie

Pat-downs and body scanners seem to be keeping some from getting in the Thanksgiving spirit this week. As if the security lines weren’t bad enough during the busiest time of the year to fly, travelers are now faced with the invasive screening measures. Seniors speculate how to get out of their wheelchairs to walk through […]

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Defiant North Korea Reveals Covert Uranium Nuclear Facility

Pyongyang revealed a covert facility for enriching uranium to a visiting U.S. scientist last week. Dr. Siegfried Hecker, former head of the Los Alamos nuclear laboratory, stated he was shown a vast plant containing “hundreds and hundreds” of centrifuges—North Korea claimed 2,000—controlled by an “ultra modern control room.” The discovery affirms a U.N. report released […]

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19 Facts About The Deindustrialization Of America That Will Blow Your Mind

19 Facts About The Deindustrialization Of America That Will Blow Your Mind The United States is rapidly becoming the very first “post-industrial” nation on the globe. All great economic empires eventually become fat and lazy and squander the great wealth that their forefathers have left them, but the pace at which America is accomplishing this […]

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Time Magazine: Pelosi May Retire

Speaker Nancy Pelosi may retire if the Democrats lose control of the House in next week’s midterm elections. Time magazine reports that political observers are predicting that Pelosi will end her political career rather than work under a Republican majority. If Pelosi doesn’t retire, she will likely face stiff competition if she wants to be […]

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