Proposed Senate Bill Targets Sexual Assault on College Campuses

On Wednesday, a bipartisan bill was introduced in the Senate to help combat sexual assault on college campuses. It’s called the Campus Accountability and Safety Act, and it was introduced by Senators McCaskill (D-MO) and Gillibrand (D-NY). The issue has been receiving increased attention from lawmakers after the Obama Administration created a task force to […]

United Nations Urgent Meeting on Ukraine

On Thursday a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, containing 298 passengers, exploded, crashed, and burned in a rebel-controlled part of eastern Ukraine. The plane was blown out of the sky at 33,000 feet, and while believed to be a terrorist attack, has not yet been confirmed. The United States is currently analyzing the trajectory of the […]

Legislation Introduced to Reverse Supreme Court Decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby

The Obama Administration is not pleased with the Supreme Court’s decision in the cases of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Burwell v. Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp.  In a statement delivered July 30th, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said, “The problem is that the Institute of Medicine says that women should have access […]

What to Know about the Hobby Lobby Case and Its Effects

A craft store would seem the last setting for such an extensive debate involving religious convictions, workers rights, and body rights, yet the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision has propelled an outburst from America’s citizens as the perpetual debate over religious rights continues. The onset to this debate began with the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision […]

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to end Ticket Quotas

In a recent majority 57-1 vote, the Illinois Senate has passed a bill that aims to end the supposed ticket quotas that some in the state suspect exist. Before the passing of the bill there was speculation that police were required to meet some arbitrary number of tickets issued, and complaints such as unfair or excessive […]

Kathleen Sebelius Resigns as Health Secretary

Following criticism over the implementation of Obama’s Affordable Care Act, Kathleen Sebelius is resigning as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. Instead, Obama is appointing Sylvia Matthew Burwell, currently Director of the Office of Management and Budget. During her tenure, which started in 2009, Sebelius oversaw the poor start-up of the Obamacare […]

Obama Orders Military to Prepare For a Complete Withdrawal From Afghanistan

President Obama has ordered top military commanders to initiate the early stages of a complete withdrawal from Afghanistan to ensure that all Americans service members are out of the war torn nation by the end of this year. For months, Obama has been trying to convince Afghan President Hamid Karzai to sign a bilateral security […]

Obama Could Soon Make the Case for Military Intervention in Syria, Again

President Obama has called for a revision of America’s strategy in Syria and it seems as though the commander in chief could once again make a push for military action. The civil war in Syria has only worsened with time. Diplomatic efforts made by the United States and its allies have failed to achieve any […]

The Republican Party is Dying Out

Approval for the Republican Party amongst the American public is at an all time low. As of last October, a mere 24% of Americans said that they viewed the GOP positively, according to a Gallup Poll. The same poll indicated that the majority of Americans, 54% to be precise, view the Republican Party negatively. These […]

Chris Christie Caught in Bridge Scandal

On Wednesday January 8th, new documents surfaced suggesting that members of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s staff were behind the closure of a major bridge last year in a calculated attempt to exact political revenge. Emails and text messages were published by a New Jersey newspaper revealing Christie’s top aides discussing how to clog traffic […]

Of Governments and Tattoos

The Miss America pageant just got its first tattoo. Unfortunately, you may have to wait a little longer, says Big Brother. Yes, per proposed regulations from Washington, D.C.’s city Health Department, the decision to get “tramp stamped” may be getting a bit tougher.  See for yourself in this 66-page draft regarding “body art” that the Health Department just released this week. Their […]

2016: The Year for the First Woman President?

Even though the dust has barely settled from the last presidential campaign, many are leapfrogging over the mid-term elections in 2014 and instead landing their focus on the presidential election of 2016.  Over the past few weeks, there has been a noticeable surge in the push for Hillary Clinton to throw her hat in the presidential ring for 2016.  Speculation began when Clinton chose to step […]

Stopping the Government’s Peeping Toms: Tips for Maintaining Privacy Amid the Tech World

Many have been rightfully dismayed by the government’s increasing intrusion upon the lives of average citizens in recent decades, and the recent revelations of the actions taken by the National Security Agency (NSA) to collect the call records of millions of unassuming Americans has brought the issue of government power to the forefront again.  Although a […]

CISPA: Employers Can Demand Your Facebook Password

Though it hasn’t garnered the media attention that SOPA did, a new act currently working through Congress has the potential to affect the daily lives of Facebook users and even casual, online browsers. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), is primarily intended to prevent cyber terrorism. According to a recent PC Mag article, […]

The House and Senate Budget Plans: What are the Facts?

With both the House of Representatives and the Senate intending to vote on government budgets in the upcoming weeks, Americans are naturally curious to see if their fearless leaders are going to take strides to rein in mind-boggling government spending or if the era of big government and trillion dollar deficits is here to stay. […]

What Obamacare Really Means for Young People (Hint: It’s Not Good News)

“Already, the Affordable Care Act is helping to slow the growth of health care costs,” President Barack Obama boasted in his State of the Union address. “…That line will be a real howler next year, especially for the young people who so enthusiastically supported him,” opines veteran health care analyst Grace Marie Turner, president of […]

Presidents Party with the Best of Them

Presidents know how to party, too. The tradition of the Inaugural Ball (or balls, in modern times) takes place after the Commander in Chief takes the oath of office on Inauguration Day. Guests at the balls are provided with food, music, and a night of dancing. Barack Obama was sworn in for his second term […]

Chuck Norris says America faces 1,000 years of Darkness if Obama Wins Re-Election

It’s truly ridiculous that some people feel the need to be so extreme about the things that leave their mouths when they don’t like a politician. It’s just never this serious. But anyway, Chuck Norris and his wife Gena decided to make a YouTube video encouraging  Evangelical Christians not to vote for Obama because he’s […]

Paul Ryan’s Plan for the Youth

After Ann Romney, Mitt Romney wife, spoke Republican Paul Ryan stood on the podium and introduced himself to the nation. At the National Convention, the theme of the night was “We Can Change It”. Ryan is the first member of Generation X to be in the co-presidential campaign. Ryan said, “of my generation to give […]

Joe Biden’s Major “Slip Up”

On Tuesday morning, August 14th, Vice President Joe Biden visited and spoke in my hometown, Danville Virginia. The morning started out with a crowd of over 1,200 supporters of the Obama campaign, individuals eager to hear what their president was going to do for them over the next 4 years. However, through the course of […]