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  • Gov. Rick Snyder
    Governor Rick Snyder signs controversial welfare drug testing bill into law
    Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan on Friday signed a law that creates a drug-testing program for welfare recipients who are suspected of using drugs. Republicans backed both the House and Senate bill. This program will run for a year in three...
  • North Korea blames the US for Internet disruptions, compares Obama to "a monkey”
    North Korea blames the US for Internet disruptions, compares Obama to "a monkey”
    On November 26, 2014, North Korea fired another salvo against the United States, blaming the US for shutting down its Internet services and expressing outrage at the release of Sony Pictures film, “The Interview.” North Korea’s...
  •  Michelle Obama shared a photo of herself and the president from 1992 on Instagram
    Obamas celebrate Christmas marking the end of the War in Afghanistan
    There was a definite theme and message President Barack Obama was trying to get across this Christmas, Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, that after 13 years the combat war in Afghanistan will officially be over on Dec. 31. The president and his family...
  • Alan Gross
    Former Cuban prisoner Alan Gross receiving a $3.2 million settlement
    After spending five years in a Cuban prison, Alan Gross will receive a $3.2 million dollar settlement from the U.S. Agency for International Development. The agency made the announcement on Friday. The agency, which oversees foreign aid, said it...
  • Doctors dumping Obamacare patients
    Doctors dumping Obamacare patients
    Obamacare payments to doctors are so paltry it has been reported by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) that many doctors are saying “no” to accepting of Obamacare patients and dropping those who are on plans covered by the...
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    The District reaches an unofficial milestone over the holiday break
    Over the Christmas holiday the District of Columbia reached a milestone: surpassing 100 murders since the beginning of the year (102, unofficially). While most people were celebrating the holiday season by being joyful, the District's police...
  • Putin Becomes Scrooge
    Putin Becomes Scrooge
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has called all government officials back to the Kremlin rather than continue on their Holiday vacations. This is a far cry from his annual press conference that he held last week. There he told the Russian people...
  • NYPD Police
    NYPD arrests seven for posting and calling in threats to officers
    New York Police Department arrested four people on Thursday for making threats against officers following the recent murder of two police officers. The suspects involved have been charged with making terrorist threats against police and filing...
  • GOP candidates
    What is the crop of GOP candidates missing?
    Here is a list that identifies what GOP candidates are missing. The discussion begins with candidate, Marco Rubio.Marco Rubio is in the race unless his funding stream is siphoned off by Jeb Bush. He said that he would run if he believed it was the...
  • deadly weekend shootings
    Officers involved in two shootings over the holiday season
    A police related shooting took place in Southeast D.C. on Christmas Eve.Sixth District Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) officers responded to an alleged armed robbery in the area of Alabama Avenue, SE (between 30th Street and Naylor Road), at...
  • The Interview billboard
    Is Sony full of Bologna?
    Before you plunk down your hard earned dollars on seeing the movie The Interview you should probably take a close look at the evolving story of the Sony pictures hack. The hack story has what most Hollywood movies lack. It has twists, turns,...
  • CDC
    Lab error possible cause of latest Ebola exposure
    The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that a lab technician may have possibly been exposed to the Ebola virus. Trace amounts of material from an Ebola virus experiment, may have contained live virus. The CDC’s Chief Operating...
  •  Netanyahu may not be allowed to run the Likud Party leadership race
    Netanyahu might be barred from running for prime minister in Israel's elections
    President Barack Obama, the European Union and United Nations nearly had their wish that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu would not be the country's prime minister after the March 17, 2015 early elections. On Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014,...
  • Mississippi Bridge
    FBI officials warn of ISIS threat on Mississippi River Bridge
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday, warned officials in Tennessee and Arkansas about a potential threat made by ISIS to blow up part of the Mississippi River bridge that connects the two states. Reuters reported the warning was...
  • Baby zombie Jesus
    Zombie nativity ordered removed by Ohio township
    Freedom of religion can be a tricky thing in the United States. Most of the time it means that the government can not enforce or favor one religion or set of religious beliefs over another. It also means that using force of government to try to...