Martin O’Malley Stays with Call For 65,000 Syrian Refugees

Martin O’Malley has stayed with his call that the U.S. accept 65,000 refugees from Syria, even as a number of Republican governors announced on Monday they would refuse to allow the refugees in their states following the deadly attacks last week in Paris. There are women and children dying said O’Malley, from the same violence […]

President Obama to Appeal Ruling on Immigration to Supreme Court

President Barack Obama will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to clear the way for the overhaul of far reaching proportions he made of the immigration system of the country. This will set up a big battle in the highest court in the country over whether more than 5 million undocumented immigrants will be able to […]

Denials Fly in Following Anonymous List of Alleged KKK Members

The Lexington, Kentucky mayor said he was not a Ku Klux Klan member. Postings by Anonymous say otherwise, but Jim Gray the Mayor said the listing was false, ridiculous and insulting. Gray, the city’s mayor is a Democrat and was responding to a release of a list of names that were purported members of the […]

Justice Department on Same Side As Planned Parenthood

The Justice Department told a judge on Tuesday that Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s decision of ousting Planned Parenthood for the Medicaid program for the state appears as if it violates federal due to denying patients with Medicaid the right to make a choice in what will be their healthcare providers. In a filing in court, […]

Putin Has Reportedly Spoken Twice to Obama about Global Concerns

Vladimir Putin the President of Russia sent President Barack Obama a congratulatory message for the Fourth of July and expressed his confidence that their countries could work together on different global issues that include terror threats. In his congratulatory message, Putin noted that even with differences between them, the relations between them remain one of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Government in U.S. Hacked, Feds Believe China Behind Attack

Four million former and current federal employees for close to every government agency might have had personal information stolen by hackers from China, said federal investigators. Officials in the U.S. believe this could be the largest ever breach of the computer networks of the government. China called the U.S. allegation irresponsible. The Office for Personal […]

Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court heard historic arguments starting Tuesday on the right of lesbian and gay couples to marry. Justice Anthony Kennedy, a conservative, is seen as having a pivotal vote on the issue. He said marriage has been understood as being one male and one female for a very long time. He added that […]

DEA Chief Stepping Down Following Controversy Over Sex Parties

On Tuesday, the Department of Justice announced that that Michele Leonhart the embattled chief of the Drug Enforcement Agency would step down, following the controversy over DEA agents attending sex parties. The DEA agents had been stationed overseas. The news of Leonhart’s departure came following a series of episodes where she found herself at odd […]