Category Archives: Government

Is Obama blackmailing Boehner?


WASHINGTON – He drinks a bit. That is well-chronicled.
The tabloids have splashed headlines about torrid affairs, including one with a lobbyist.
And, of course, he cries in public.
But is there more to the personal story of House Speaker John Boehner tha

Obamacare blamed for killing hospitals


By Paul Bremmer
Eighteen acute-care hospitals across the United States shut their doors in 2013.
At least 12 more hospitals have closed this year in rural areas alone. More are getting out the plywood to nail over windows and barricades for doors.

Fukushima disaster far from over


A lot of ink was consumed by media after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station disaster in March 2011, and then everything got quiet. With most of the media silent about the cleanup, the public may think the worst is over and the operating company TEPCO

Jeb Bush email release stokes talk of run


(CNN) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said he will release 250,000 emails from his two terms in office and write an eBook outlining his governing philosophy during an interview aired Sunday. The moves have set the political sphere atwitter with speculatio

Christians on verge of extinction in Iraq


Open Doors USA President and CEO Dr. David Curry says Christians are on the verge of extinction in Iraq but also that the intense persecution started long before the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS.
Open Doors USA is one of the leading int

Virginians go to war over car tax


More than a dozen years after leading a drastic reduction in Virginia’s “car tax,” former Gov. Jim Gilmore is fighting to protect the cuts and kill the tax altogether while members of both parties seek to raise it again to fund an e