It’s time to bring the boys home.
Obama takes immigration reform off agenda
Immigration reform has become the first of President Barack Obama’s major priorities dropped from the agenda of an election-year Congress facing voter disillusionment. Sounding the death knell was Obama himself.
The president noted that lawmakers may lack the “appetite” to take on immigration while many of them are [...]
You’ve got to hand it to the writers at The Onion: The online satire portal writes stunningly adept news articles that leave you just gasping.
I mean, where do they get these kinds of things?
Without fanfare, the United Nations this week elected Iran to its Commission on the Status of Women, handing a [...]
The president departed from his prepared remarks in a speech to an Illinois audience today, implying that the federal government has a right to tell you when you ought to stop generating value:
We’re not, we’re not trying to push financial reform because we begrudge success that’s fairly earned. I mean, I do think [...]
Here’s the basis for the Law of Armed Conflict:
The LOAC arises from a desire among civilized nations to prevent unnecessary suffering and destruction while not impeding the effective waging of war. A part of public international law, LOAC regulates the conduct of armed hostilities. It also aims to protect civilians, prisoners of war, [...]
The ghosts of Pulitzer and Hearst must be happy to learn that Yellow Journalism has jumped from hard copy to digital media in this breathless post by DEBKAfil:
The US Fifth Fleet and US aircraft carrier USS Eisenhower in the Gulf of Oman were not allowed to shoot at an Iranian Fokker F27 aircraft [...]