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  • Can Biden Murder Trump and Get Away With it?

    Monday, March 11, 2024
    Rumors are spreading that the U.S. Supreme Court will vote 5-4 to rule that a U.S. president cannot be prosecuted for anything he does while he is president. Some Democrats are suggesting that Joe Biden bring a gun to his first debate with Donald Trump. If he shoots Trump, he would be immune, but if Trump shoots Biden he would be prosecuted because he is not a sitting president.   read more
  • Entire Nation Plans to Move

    Monday, November 10, 2008
    The first democratically-elected leader of the Indian Ocean nation of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, announced the creation of a fund to move the entire population of his country because of the threat that the island nation will be inundated due t...   read more
  • Jews and Muslims Unite for Obama

    Sunday, November 09, 2008
    In a piece of news that might bring some hope in the Middle East, both American Jews and American Muslims voted overwhelmingly for Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election. A Pew Research exit poll showed that 78% of Jewish voters cast their...   read more
  • Should George W. Bush be Tried for War Crimes?

    Sunday, November 09, 2008
    Whenever someone publicly suggests that President Bush and other members of his administration might have committed war crimes, he or she is accused of being a wild, over-the-top extremist. But there is one group of people that has always taken th...   read more
  • FBI's Top 10 Stories of the Week

    Saturday, November 08, 2008
    1. New Orleans: Attorney Pleads Guilty and Forfeits $30 Million James G. Perdigao pled guilty to 30 federal felony charges including a fraudulent billing scheme and agreed to forfeit $30 million.     ...   read more
  • Obama Used as Army Recruiting Tool

    Saturday, November 08, 2008
    An Army career counselor suggests a new pitch to be used to convince former soldiers to rejoin: "A President Elect who says he'll get us out of Iraq. What are you waiting for?"   New Army Recruiting Tactic: Obama will "Get Us Out of Iraq" (by Br...   read more
  • Iran and China Leading Destinations for Smuggled U.S. Weapons

    Saturday, November 08, 2008
    A multi-agency initiative to combat illegal exports of restricted military and dual-use technology from the United States has resulted in criminal charges against more than 145 defendants in the past fiscal year, with roughly 43 percent of these c...   read more
  • New Hampshire First State with Female Senate Majority

    Thursday, November 06, 2008
    New Hampshire became the first state in the history of the United States to have women form the majority of members of its state senate.  As a result of the 2008 election, 13 of the state's 24 senators will be female.  The governor of the state is...   read more
  • Richest Candidates Won Elections

    Thursday, November 06, 2008
    The 2008 election may lead to historic changes, but in one way, it was as old-fashioned as an election could be. In 93 percent of House of Representatives races and 94 percent of Senate races that had been decided by mid-day Nov. 5, the candidate ...   read more
  • Afghan Air Base Under Attack...From Birds

    Monday, November 03, 2008
    There were 125 bird strikes against aircraft taking off, landing or taxiing at Bagram air base from January through November 1. Now the Army is looking for falcons, the ones with feathers and talons.   Wanted: Falcons, Handlers For Mission in Af...   read more
  • Attorney General Mukasey Charges Personal Travel to Taxpayers

    Saturday, November 01, 2008
    Mukasey has taken personal trips on government jets almost every weekend since he took office less than a year ago at a cost to taxpayers of more than $155,800. In February, Mukasey flew to Orlando, Fla., with his wife and four other relatives. He...   read more
  • $1,082-an-Inch Highway in Idaho

    Saturday, November 01, 2008
    First proposed in 1953, the 2.1 mile Sand Creek Byway in North Idaho will cost $144 million.  It is partially funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.   Ground Broken on $144M N. Idaho Byway (by Zach Hagadone, Idaho Business Review)   read more
  • Lab for Deadly Viruses to Open in Hurricane Zone

    Saturday, November 01, 2008
    The National Institutes of Health is about to open a a laboratory to study Ebola and other viuses on Galveston Island, which was recently hit by Hurricane Ike. Each time a hurricane approaches the island, scientists will have to stop their experim...   read more
  • Opening the Utah Wilderness to Drilling

    Saturday, November 01, 2008
    The Bureau of Land Management is reviving plans to sell oil and gas leases in pristine wilderness areas in eastern Utah even though there are already 3.5 million acres of BLM-managed land under lease, but not yet being drilled.   Bureau Proposes...   read more
  • Lockheed and Dell Win Contracts Meant for Small Businesses

    Wednesday, October 22, 2008
    Federal agencies counted Lockheed Martin and its subsidiaries as "small" on 207 contracts worth $143 million. Dell Computer, a Fortune 500 company, was listed as a small business on $89 million in contracts.The Navy claimed that $60 million in wor...   read more
  • McCain: Between an Acorn and a Hard Place

    Wednesday, October 15, 2008
    John McCain, Sarah Palin and their supporters have lashed out at Barack Obama for his association with the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). However, in a press release, ACORN pointed out that McCa...   read more
  • In India, They Feel America's Pain

    Tuesday, October 14, 2008
    Few places in India absorb and imitate American culture as much as call centers, where ambitious young Indians with fake American accents and American noms de phone spend hours calling people in Indiana or Maine to help navigate software glitches,...   read more
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