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Sex Attacks in Military, Bartender Speaks

Thursday, March 14, 2013

National: Female veterans testified before a Senate panel yesterday about rape, sexual harassment, and the failure of military justice. As many as 19,000 are assaulted every year, but many do not report it because they fear retaliation and ridicule. Often …

Breaking: Pope Celebrated

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Habemus Papem: The new Pope is a Jesuit from Argentina, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, 76, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, who will go by the name Francis.  He is the first pope from the New World. Thirty-nine percent of Catholics live in …

Breaking: Pope Chosen

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Habemus Papem: The new Pope is a Jesuit from Argentina, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, who will go by the name Francis. He is the first pope from the New World. Thirty-none percent of Catholics live in South …

The Ryan Plan, Cannibal Cop, Black Smoke

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

National: Rep. Paul Ryan unveiled a Republican budget plan that would slash taxes on the rich from 39% to 25% while eliminating President Obama’s health care reform, Wall Street regulations and plans for high-speed rail. Medicare would be mostly privatized. …

Korea Alert, Detroit Mayor Guilty, Harvard Snooping

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

World: South Korea put its troops on alert after North Korea claimed to have unilaterally cancelled the 1953 armistice that ended the Korean War. The North also shut down the Red Cross telephone hotline between the two countries used for …

Inside Attack, Dead Pigs, GMO Labels

Monday, March 11, 2013

World: Two American soldiers were killed and 10 wounded in another “inside” attack by an Afghan soldier during a morning meeting of Special Forces, An undetermined number of Afghans also died before the shooter was killed. At least 60 NATO …

Target Obamacare, Attacks on Christians

Sunday, March 10, 2013

National: Rep. Paul Ryan said today on Fox News that the Republican House budget proposal will include a repeal of the Affordable Health Care Act known as Obamacare. “We’re going to propose replacing Obama Care with patient-centered health care, with …

Teacher With a Gun, Dinner With His Enemies

Saturday, March 9, 2013

National: South Dakota became the first state to enact a law to allow public school teachers and school employees to carry guns to work. The National Rifle Association lobbied in favor of the bill. The law leaves it up to …

Jobs Up, Winter Storm, Elephant Slaughter

Friday, March 8, 2013

National: The national jobless rate dropped to 7.7%, an improvement of .2%. That’s a gain of 236,000 jobs in February, and a four-year low. The stock market climbed further into record-setting territory this morning. ➢A son-in-law of Osama Bin Laden …

White House Cuts Tours, Rand Paul Talks

Thursday, March 7, 2013

National: The House passed a temporary funding bill to keep the federal government running until September. But the $85 billion in sequester cuts remain. The White House has cancelled tours to save money. Kentucky Tea Party Republican Sen. Rand Paul …