Archive for March, 2012
Gingrich Hopes To Team Up With Santorum In Last-Ditch Attempt To Stop Romney Winning GOP Nomination 31 March 2012 With polls showing Newt Gingrich trailing in fourth place for the upcoming Wisconsin primary he is already getting his back up plans in place with talks of a joint ticket with Rick Santorum.
As Gingrich’s hopes fade […]
Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama holds a double-digit lead over GOP presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum in hypothetical general election matchups, according to a new poll.
And a CNN/ORC International survey released Wednesday also indicates that the president’s approval rating has inched over the 50% mark in CNN surveys for the first time […]
The Department Of Homeland Security Is Buying 450 Million New Bullets
Eloise Lee|March 28, 2012|
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office is getting an “indefinite delivery” of an “indefinite quantity” of .40 caliber ammunition from defense contractor ATK.
U.S. agents will receive a maximum of 450 million rounds over five […]
We’ve all heard the controversy about presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s faith. Is he a Christian? He claims to be, yet 75 percent of American Protestant pastors disagree with the statement: “I personally consider Mormons to be Christians.” Wherever you stand, here are the top 10 reasons Christians can never vote for Mitt Romney – and […]
Computerworld - WASHINGTON — U.S. officials on Thursday said thatoffshoring will hurt the growth of U.S. programming jobs in this decade, though expansion of healthcare IT and mobile networks will in turn increase demand for software developers, support technicians and systems analysts.
By 2020, employment in all computer occupations is expected to increase by 22%, but some IT […]
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — An elderly couple has reached a settlement with Spike Lee after the pair said they had to leave their Florida home after the director help spread a Twitter posting listing their address as that of the man who shot an unarmed teen.
The couple’s attorney, Matt Morgan, announced the settlement Thursday. Morgan […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Budget Committee chairman, Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, is expected to endorse Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.
Two Republican officials tell The Associated Press that Ryan’s endorsement could come as soon as Friday, when Romney is scheduled to give an economic speech in Appleton, Wis.
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With Twitter and Facebook continuing to explode with posts purporting to contain the address of George Zimmerman, property records and interviews reveal that the home is actually the longtime residence of a married Florida couple, both in their 70s, who have no connection to the man who killed Trayvon Martin and are now living in […]
For better health, try standing up more, a new study suggests. Those who spend 11 or more hours a day sitting are 40 percent more likely to die over the next three years regardless of how physically active they are otherwise, researchers say.
Analyzing self-reported data from more than 222,000 people aged 45 and older, Australian […]
A top legal analyst predicted Tuesday that the Obama administration’s healthcare reform legislation seemed likely to be struck down by the Supreme Court.
Jeffrey Toobin, a lawyer and legal analyst, who writes about legal topics for The New Yorker said the law looked to be in “trouble.” He called it a “trainwreck for the Obama administration.”
Presidential aspirant Mitt Romney may not have intended that the mandatory health insurance law he signed in 2006 would look like the Obama health law. But the Massachusetts law does a lot more than cover the uninsured (a worthy goal). The law broadens the powers of government to dictate treatment decisions and even interferes in […]
OBAMACARE UNDER FIRE: JUSTICE ROBERTS: ‘Can the gov’t require you to buy a cell phone?’ ‘Grave, grave trouble’…
Reporting from Washington—
The Supreme Court’s conservative justices Tuesday laid into the requirement in the Obama administration’s healthcare law that Americans have health insurance, as the court began a much-anticipated second day of arguments on the controversial legislation.Even before the administration’s top lawyer could get three minutes into his defense of the mandate, some justices accused […]
The mother of slain teen Trayvon Martin wants to trademark her son’s name in the slogans, “I am Trayvon” and “Justice for Trayvon,” according to two petitions filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Federal documents show Sybrina Fulton, the teen’s mother, is the owner of the trademark petitions, which were filed online March 21 by […]
On the first day of health care reform arguments before the Supreme Court, two justices needled a top Obama lawyer for simultaneously calling the fine that will be paid under the law for not purchasing insurance a “penalty” and a “tax.”
The confusion arises because of the administration’s argument that the power to enforce the individual […]
A high-ranking member of the New Black Panther Party was arrested for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.
DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Hashim Nzinga, 49, was arrested for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Hashim Nzinga, 49, recently announced on CNN that his group was offering […]
New information is putting a new twist on the Trayvon Martin case.
It has come out that the unarmed teenager was suspended from school, and is accused of beating up the man who then shot him dead.
Martin’s parents claim authorities are now trying to sully their son’s reputation, after his tragic shooting.
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House Democrats on Monday night introduced their 2013 budget plan to compete with the Republicans’ proposal on the chamber floor this week.
Sponsored by Rep. Chris Van Hollen (Md.), senior Democrat on the House Budget Committee, the $3.6 trillion proposal is not expected to pass, but nonetheless provides the Democrats with a comprehensive plan from which […]
Some of the most fantastic military innovations come from places that most people have never heard of.
DARPA, along with Boeing’s underground Phantom Works unit and Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works, all make it their business to cook up designs from the Pentagon’s wildest dreams.
Read more at BusinessInsider
Hot Mic: President Obama Asks Medvedev for ‘Space’ on Missile Defense — ‘After My Election I Have More Flexibility’
According to ABC News, President Obama said that he would have “more flexibility” to deal with controversial issues such as missile defense, but incoming Russian President Vladimir Putin needs to give him “space. Obama said this at the tail end of his 90 minute meeting with Russian President Dmitri Medvedev.
The exchange was picked up by microphones as […]
As George Zimmerman’s supporters work to stem the rising tide of public outrage aimed at the neighborhood watchman who shot and killed Florida teenager Trayvon Martin last month, a new picture of the victim—culled from the 17-year-old’s Facebook and Twitter accounts and witness testimony—has emerged.
“With a single punch,” the Orlando Sentinel, citing police sources, reported Monday, “Trayvon Martin […]