Arizona immigration law hearing puts Romney on...
univisionnews: The Supreme Court hearing could challenge Romney, who is looking to moderate his tone on immigration. By JORDAN FABIAN The Supreme Court this week will take up Arizona’s controversial immigration crackdown law, a case that will put likely Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s position on the issue back in the spotlight. Read More
Dad: Do you own any oil?
Me (confused): What? No? Why?
Dad: Well, you must own some oil. Why else would the Republicans declare war against you?
ShortFormBlog: The 13 Most Useless College Majors... →
alittlespace: newsweek: 1. Fine Arts 2. Drama and Theatre Arts 3. Film, Video, and Photographic Arts 4. Commercial Art and Graphic Design 5. Architecture 6. Philosophy and Religious Studies 7. English Literature and Language 8. Journalism 9. …
ShortFormBlog: Dem. Senator Joe Manchin may not... →
shortformblog: then When Joe Manchin won his Senate race in 2010, replacing the late Robert Byrd, his colleagues knew they weren’t getting an orthodox Democratic voice. After all, he won running this now-famous ad, in which he shot a cap-and-trade bill. nowSen. Manchin is furthering his legacy as a…
Sarkozy lost the French "primary."
luxetveritas94: He is the first incumbent to do so since the late ’50s. He will still continue on against the Socialist party candidate, Hollande, in the second round. Sarkozy had 25.5% of the vote to Hollande’s 28.4%. Marine Le Pen, of the National Front party, placed third with 20+%.
The Political Post Rider: The Inherent Advantages... →
politicalpostrider: With all eyes on the general election this fall I felt that this would be a good time to review the advantages President Obama has going into November. Being an incumbent back in the 2010 midterms was viewed as a detriment with the nation wanting to “change” Washington, which had a wide range…
Poor Richard's News: 1 in 2 college graduates is... →
poorrichardsnews: In recent months, polls have been conducted showing President Obama’s approval numbers among young Americans isn’t even close to what it was in 2009. This is likely one of the main reasons… from the AP: The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work. A weak…
Marbella News: Argentina and Iran – A Spanish Oil... →
marbellanews: Argentinian president Cristina Kirchner has not only seized 51% of oil giant YPF, she has also sacked the Spanish directors who were posted at the company’s headquarters in Buenos Aires. The Argentinian government now owns 51% of the oil company for “the good of Argentina”. On Sunday Spain’s…
Iran Cracks US Stealth Spy Drone’s Secrets, Shows... →
The Daily News can reveal the first photos of the 24-year-old Colombian call...– First photos of escort at center of Secret Service scandal
Debtor’s Prison for Failure to Pay for Your Own... →
Debtor’s prisons are supposed to be illegal in the United States but today poor people who fail to pay even small criminal justice fees are routinely being imprisoned. The problem has gotten worse recently because strapped states have dramatically increased the number of criminal justice fees. In Pennsylvania, for example, the criminal court charges for police transport, sheriff costs, state...
Boehner to Catholic bishops: Take ‘bigger look’ at... →
sinidentidades: House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) on Wednesday dismissed criticism brought against the Republican budget plan by Catholic bishops. Referencing Matthew 25, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops called on Congress to put the poor first in budget priorities and rethink cuts to programs that benefited the least among us. But Boehner, a Catholic, said at a press conference...
China steps up pressure to prevent any attack on... →
underdogphoto: “If force is used on Iran, it will certainly incur retaliation, cause an even greater military clash, worsen turmoil in the region, threaten the security of the Strait of Hormuz and other strategic passages, drive up global oil prices and strike a blow at the world economic recovery,” he said. And the dance around the End Game continues…
LBCC's Commuter: 5 Things You #NeedToKnow Today: →
lbcccommuter: 1) Mike Wallace, the face of investigative reporting in America For decades, Mike Wallace defined the image of the hard-charging investigative reporter. News of his death at 93 came Sunday and with it a multitude of remembrances and assessments of a complex man. 2) Newly…
US to Iran: Surrender Dorothy! “Negotiations”... →
On a recent trip to Washington, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu laid down the law: America must threaten the Iranians with war if Tehran insists on pursuing its nuclear energy program. We are supposed to take seriously Netanyahu’s threats to strike Iran himself, in spite of the fact that Israel has neither the means nor the political resolve to do so. However, this is not the way...
A Higher Level: What Must Be Said →
a-higher-level: Gunter Grass, one of Germany’s most prominent authors and the winner of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature, recently had this 69-line poem exploring the dangers of the relationship Israel is currently cultivated with Iran published in the German Newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung, and was,…