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What if the government fears freedom?

February 28, 2015 WASHINGTON — What if the current massive spying on Americans began with an innocent secret executive order signed by President Reagan in 1986? What if Reagan contemplated that he was only authorizin... more »»

Almanac

February 28, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Saturday, Feb. 28, the 59th day of 2015. There are 306 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. more »»

They didn’t cancel school back in the day

February 26, 2015 FLINT — OK, let’s face it, there’s nothing on anyone’s mind besides the cold. It’s all anyone can talk about. “Wow, this ISIS thing is getting scary.” “Forget ISIS, what’s scary is this weather. more »»

Chris Cuomo: ‘Our rights do not come from God’

February 26, 2015 “...the rights of man come not from the generosity of the state but from the hand of God.” (John F. more »»

Almanac

February 26, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Thursday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2015. There are 308 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. more »»

Your Lawmakers

February 26, 2015 U.S. Rep. Dan Benishek Washington, D.C. 514 Cannon HOB Washington, DC 20515 Phone: (202) 225 4735 — — — Iron Mountain 500 . more »»

Giuliani versus Obama

February 25, 2015 WASHINGTON — The firestorm of denunciation of former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani, for having said that he did not think Barack Obama loved America, is in one sense out of all proportion to that... more »»

Almanac

February 25, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Wednesday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2015. There are 309 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. more »»

How trade deals boost the rich

February 24, 2015 BERKELEY — Suppose that by enacting a particular law we’d increase the U.S. gross domestic product. But almost all of that growth would go to the richest 1 percent. more »»

Almanac

February 24, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Tuesday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2015. There are 310 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Fe. more »»

Tweeting against terrorism

February 23, 2015 “We’re here today because we all understand that in dealing with violent extremism, that we need answers that go beyond a military answer. We need answers that go beyond forc. more »»

How They Voted

February 23, 2015 Senate Bill 54, Ban using a drone to interfere with hunters: Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate To prohibit using an aerial drone to interfere with or harass a person who is hunting. more »»

Almanac

February 23, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Monday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2015. There are 311 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 23rd, 1945, during World War II, U.S. more »»

No Gatekeepers

February 21, 2015 WASHINGTON — For years, people assumed encyclopedias had to be created by professionals. Then Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales attempted to create an encyclopedia without central planners. more »»

President Obama, America’s Nero

February 21, 2015 WASHINGTON — President Theodore Roosevelt said, “Speak softly, and carry a big stick.” More than a century later, President Barack Obama speaks loudly (and incessantly) and carries a twig. more »»

Almanac

February 21, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Saturday, Feb. 21, the 52nd day of 2015. There are 313 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. more »»

Sleaze in a $5,000 suit

February 20, 2015 WASHINGTON — When he was secretary of state, Henry Kissinger was often — and deliberately — seen in the company of attractive actresses, including Jill St. John and Candice Bergen. more »»

Most Americans favor a higher minimum wage

February 20, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans support increasing the minimum wage, as well as requiring employers to provide paid sick leave and parental leave, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. more »»

Almanac

February 20, 2015 By The Associated Press Today is Friday, Feb. 20, the 51st day of 2015. There are 314 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 20, 1905, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Jacobson v. more »»

I lie, you lie, everybody lies

February 19, 2015 FLINT — “You know what Brian Williams’ biggest mistake was?” my back home pal Moon Dimple asked. more »»

 
 
 

 

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