Obama is Right

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said on Monday the crisis sweeping Lehman Brothers and other Wall Street firms posed a major threat to the U.S. economy and underscored the need to modernize the financial system....

The Republican Strategy

By Jason Szep NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate John McCain courted female voters on Friday with appearances on TV shows popular with women, but prompted boos from a studio audience while stressing opposition to abortion. In reply...

Insurance Companies at it Again

If you want to know how a lot of our more confining laws have gotten started here is one you'll want to keep your eyes on. Insurance companies are always lurking in the background trying to save more of their money at the cost of our freedoms. It's all...

U.S.

I've started a website with one of my friends regarding our creation of the micronation Butterville. Our attempt is to seceed from the Union of the United States of America on grounds of violation of liberty. Currently we are organizing and are not yet...

Poison Endorsement?

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush tried on Tuesday to rally support for John McCain as the Republican presidential nominee, even as their party's convention relegated the unpopular Bush to an eight-minute satellite...

Saudi Arabians Back Obama

Saudi Arabians Back Obama Saudi Arabians, including expatriates, are backing Obama, because he is black and due to belief he is a Muslim because his middle name is Hussein. more 1. Saudi Arabians Back Obama 2. Israeli Hostage Freed by Nigerian...

This is How the Founding Fathers...

...handled global economists. In 1773, Britain's East India Company was sitting on large stocks of tea that it could not sell in England. It was on the verge of bankruptcy. In an effort to save it, the government passed the Tea Act of 1773, which gave...

Good Cop Bad Cop

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Michigan (Reuters) - John McCain warned on Wednesday Russia's invasion of Georgia was a stark reminder the world is a dangerous place and demands experience in the White House lacked by his opponent, Barack Obama. McCain, 71, has...

The End Results of Hate-Mongering

KNOXVILLE, TENN. - An out-of-work truck driver accused of opening fire at a Unitarian church, killing two people, left behind a note suggesting that he targeted the congregation out of hatred for its liberal policies, including its acceptance of gays,...

Remember McCarthy?

The other day I saw a private car with registration plates which read "US Government" above the number. I didn't know such things existed in the US and wondered if any US citizen can tell me what special priveliges such vehicles get? What is the point...

Who Makes the Laws?

By JOEL BRINKLEY ASHINGTON -- Ed Yingling, the chief lobbyist for the American Bankers Association, was weary this evening as he reflected on the agreement to overhaul the nation's financial system and the many years of lobbying behind it. "I don't...

Barack Obama Article

Here is a report about Obama from a black columnist. He definitely brings a different light to this newly minted politician. Ken Blackwell - Columnist for the New York Sun It's an amazing time to be alive in America. We're in a year of firsts in this...

No Chinese Drilling in Cuba

This is from the site FactCheck.org. Q: Are the Chinese drilling off the coast of Cuba? Are Chinese or any other nation's oil companies drilling on Cuban oil leases 60 miles off Florida's shores as mentioned in recent articles? A: No. George Will and...

Nixon Comes to Mind for Some Reason

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush, asserting executive privilege, has rejected Congress' request for documents on FBI interviews with Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney from a probe to find who leaked the identity of CIA...

Niwon Comes to Mind for Some Reason

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush, asserting executive privilege, has rejected Congress' request for documents on FBI interviews with Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney from a probe to find who leaked the identity of CIA...

The "American" Flag

WASHINGTON - The American flag has many labels: Stars and stripes. Old Glory. And sometimes, made in China. Congress can't halt the flow of Chinese-made flags, but lawmakers can try to control where they are flown. The House declared Monday that any...

The Legacy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When President McCain or President Obama takes office next year, he will inevitably find George W. Bush's budgetary legacy haunts the White House. Bush will leave record budget deficits, a sluggish economy and rising health-care...

Gov't Lieing About Our Gas Prices

I hate the high grocery bill and electric bill and the gas bill. When we as americans are going to unite to make our voices heard? What happen to men who stood for Principles?

Equal religious rights in the US military?

Do you think religion has a place in the military? Some say yes and some say no. Either way, it is our right to have our own beliefs, correct? And equal treatment for all faiths or beliefs, including the outlook of no belief. Sadly this is not the case...

Rove in the Hot Seat

WASHINGTON - Former White House adviser Karl Rove defied a congressional subpoena and refused to testify Thursday about allegations of political pressure at the Justice Department, including whether he influenced the prosecution of a former Democratic...

Military

Question: What do you think about the troops being in Iraq? What are your thoughts concerns? Please answer, I would like to know what you all feel about the situation, it's a very touchy one for me, so please answer!!

How Lobbying Works

Wal-Mart Hires More Lobbyists to Help Topple Benefits Bill By Andrew A. Green The Baltimore Sun Friday 18 November 2005 With a nation watching, Wal-Mart has ramped up its opposition to a groundbreaking bill that would force the retail giant to offer...

Death Penalty

When is it ok to use the Death Penalty, or is it ok at all? What offense is so terrible that a life needs to be taken?

if i could ask obama a cupple ? this would be a cupple

if i could ask him a cupple questions thay would be when would you bring our boys and girls home would you focuse on peolple starving in africa or would you worry about the ones hear what would you do about the no child left behind program would you...

Barack Obama on Health Care

Seeking to be more educated on presidential candidates I decided to do some research on one of them in hopes that if someone asked me what I liked or didn't like about them, I could actually give an intelligent answer rather than, "um...just...cause."...