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Royal Labor, China Earthquakes

Monday, July 22, 2013

The Happiest Days: Catherine the Duchess of Windsor checked into the hospital undergoing normal labor, according to an announcement from Kensington Palace. The child will be third in line for the British throne. World: Two powerful earthquakes shook central China …

Protests, The Odds, Thank You Mr. President

Sunday, July 21, 2013

National: Protesters rallied all across the country again yesterday demanding that civil rights charges be brought against George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network organized the demonstrations outside federal buildings in 101 cities. ➢A …

Obama on Trayvon, Spy in Panama, Asiana Death

Saturday, July 20, 2013

National: President Obama jumped into the debate about the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin case saying, “There are very few African-American men in this country who haven’t had the experience of being followed when they were shopping in a department store. That …

Detroit Goes Bust, Less Than Minimum

Friday, July 19, 2013

National: Detroit yesterday became the largest city in American history to file for bankruptcy. The country’s fourth largest city has only 700,000 people but a $400 million budget deficit and $18 billion in long-term debt.  Detroit’s emergency manager Kevyn Orr …

Congress the Obstacle, “A Complete Unknown”

Thursday, July 18, 2013

National: Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke told a Congressional committee yesterday that the biggest obstacle to economic recovery is Congress itself. Bernanke said Congressional indecision and the sequester budget cuts have left businesses uneasy about the future and reluctant to hire …

Stand No More, Hug No More

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Trayvon: Attorney General Eric Holder told the NAACP convention in Florida that the 30 states which have “Stand Your Ground” laws should reconsider. “Separate and apart from the case that has drawn the nation’s attention,” Holder said, “it’s time to …

Bad Judgement, New “View”

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Trayvon: Protests over the George Zimmerman verdict turned violent Monday night in Los Angeles when a group of youths broke away from a vigil, breaking windows and attacking bystanders. Several were arrested.   An anonymous juror from the Zimmerman trial …

Zimmerman Protests, Sprinter Positive

Monday, July 15, 2013

National: Protesters in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Baltimore and other cities marched against the not guilty verdict for George Zimmerman, saying the shooting would never have happened if the victim had been white. Violence broke out at a march in …

Zimmerman Walks, Monteith Dead

Sunday, July 14, 2013

National: Demonstrations in Florida and across the country were mostly peaceful overnight after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of the unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. About 100 protesters in Oakland, Ca. broke windows and vandalized a police …

Deliberations, Run Over, Sharks!

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Texas: The legislature has passed one of the most restrictive anti-abortion laws in thecountry. The bill bans abortion after 20 weeks and requires abortion clinics to have the same standards as surgical centers, effectively closing most abortion clinics in the …