Posted in America Economy

Why Aren’t People Moving to America’s ‘Best’ Cities?

Let the federal government tell you where to live.  Earlier this month, real estate brokerage Redfin published a list of America’s most bicycle-friendly cities, slotting Minneapolis first. That should seem… Continue Reading Why Aren’t People Moving to America’s ‘Best’ Cities?

Posted in Culture

In defense of the courthouse wedding

 When Scott Oeth was thinking about proposing to his girlfriend, Linda Hardin, he knew the stats. The average wedding costs in 2014, according to popular website TheKnot.com, were a whopping… Continue Reading In defense of the courthouse wedding

Posted in Culture Religion

Irish voters back gay marriage in ‘social revolution’

 The people of Ireland backed same-sex marriage by a landslide in a referendum that marked a dramatic social shift in a traditionally Catholic country that only decriminalized homosexuality two decades… Continue Reading Irish voters back gay marriage in ‘social revolution’

Posted in News

Israel thanks U.S. for stand on Mideast nuclear arms ban at U.N.

 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked the United States for blocking an Egyptian-led drive on a possible Middle East nuclear weapons ban at a major United Nations conference, an Israeli… Continue Reading Israel thanks U.S. for stand on Mideast nuclear arms ban at U.N.

Posted in Consumers Cybersecurity Healthcare

Hackers gain access to a company database at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield announced yesterday that attackers gained access to a single company database containing the sensitive and personal information of more than a million of its current and former… Continue Reading Hackers gain access to a company database at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Posted in Excessive Force police

DOJ to investigate Ohio cop acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

 A Cleveland cop cleared Saturday on state charges in the deaths of two unarmed people in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire could face federal charges. The Justice Department said… Continue Reading DOJ to investigate Ohio cop acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

Posted in News

State Dept. Releases Hundreds of Clinton’s Benghazi E-Mails – Updated

 The State Department has released 296 emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton‘s private e-mail account related to the Sept. 2012 terrorist attack on the US consulate in Benghazi,… Continue Reading State Dept. Releases Hundreds of Clinton’s Benghazi E-Mails – Updated

Posted in Guns police

Woman who shot at police robot in custody after 22-hour standoff

 Authorities engaged in an armed standoff with an elderly Woodland Hills woman tried tear gas, a flash grenade and a crisis negotiator. When they sent a robot to slowly approach her,… Continue Reading Woman who shot at police robot in custody after 22-hour standoff

Posted in military United States

Make time for Memorial Day’s true purpose

 I have no idea where I will be at 3 p.m. Monday, when a national moment of remembrance takes place, but Memorial Day will be very much on my mind…. Continue Reading Make time for Memorial Day’s true purpose

Posted in Barack Obama Economy

MATT DRUDGE Goes Off on Twitter Rampage: ‘It’s the Night of the Republican Suicide’

 Conservative internet mogul Matt Drudge unleashed on the Republican Party Friday after the GOP Congress gave Barack Obama sweeping new powers. President Obama won a big victory for his trade… Continue Reading MATT DRUDGE Goes Off on Twitter Rampage: ‘It’s the Night of the Republican Suicide’