Archive for Michael Burg

United States and Cuba Reach Agreement for Diplomatic Relations

Cuba and the U.S. reached an agreement that will restore full diplomatic relations and will reopen embassies in both countries, said a senior White House officials on Tuesday. This is the biggest step towards ending more than 50 years of disaccord between the two nations. On Wednesday, President Obama will tell the U.S. of his […]

Attorney General in Texas Calls Gay Marriage Ruling Lawless

Ken Paxton the Attorney General of Texas defended state employees religious liberty on Sunday with a statement saying they would not have to issue any marriage licenses or perform any weddings for same sex couples. He called the ruling Friday by the Supreme Court a lawless one. While critics have seen this as political posturing […]

Univision Drops Pageant Over Comments by Donald Trump

The fledgling presidential bid by Republican Donald Trump led to quick fallout in business for him with Univision. The network said it would drop Trump’s Miss USA pageant from its network and cut all of its ties with Trump due to comments he made about Mexican immigrants. On Thursday, the company announced that it was […]

Bobby Jindal Creates Twitter Storm with Remarks

Bobby Jindal the Governor of Louisiana and the latest U.S. Presidential candidate for the GOP to announce, caused a storm on Twitter in India of insults and jokes after he said he does not like being referred to as an Indian-American. Jindal is the first candidate of Indian origin to join a presidential race in […]

Trade Agenda for Obama Passes Key Hurdle in the Senate

The trade agenda for President Obama passed a major hurdle with a key victory Tuesday when the U.S. Senate voted to advance legislation to allow the fast-track approval of big international trade bills. The outcome of the key procedural vote was in doubt as a group of 14 Democrats who are pro-trade weighed whether to […]

Cruz’s Father Heats Up Campaign with Comments

Rafael Cruz, Ted Cruz’s father, is an evangelical pastor. He is a Cuban-American who is 76 years old and fled Cuba and the Batista regime during the 1950s. He is a very practiced speaker who can bring evangelicals up to their feet, which is a powerful weapon for son Ted in one of the biggest […]

President Obama Speaking Frankly About Gun Control Prospects

On Thursday, President Obama expressed some hope that the U.S. would eventually strengthen the laws for control. However, he was also quick to say he expected little progress during the current political environment even though there are mounting numbers of shootings taking place. Speaking very candidly about the massacre of 9 African American church members […]

Donald Trump Did Not Have Authorization to Use Neil Young Song

Singer and songwriter Neil Young is not pleased with the Republican Party’s newest Presidential candidate Donald Trump. The real estate mogul came on stage at the kickoff announcement for his campaign on Tuesday with the sounds of Rockin in the Free World, a song written by Young, blaring through the Trump Tower atrium in New […]

Clinton in New Hampshire, Bush Announces Candidacy

Jeb Bush is announcing on Monday he will run for President. The former Florida governor is set to announce at 3:00 pm ET that he will attempt to win the Republican nomination for president. Hillary Clinton is already campaigning for the Democratic nomination and held the largest rally thus far this past Saturday on Roosevelt […]

Rand Paul: Republicans Need To Appeal to More Minorities

While traveling through southern California during a campaign trip, Rand Paul the Republican Senator called on the GOP to broaden outreach to minorities whom he beleives would help propel his party to more victories across the nation. While he set the positive message forward to his party, which has been struggling across California, the senator […]