Systemic Racism Focus Of Hillary Clinton Speeches In Tennessee

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke at two black churches in Tennessee on Sunday, vowing to “tackle the continuing challenge of systemic racism.” She was in the state meeting constituents before the important Super Tuesday primaries, where eleven states will cast their votes for their preferred presidential nominee. During her visit to the state, she also […]

Marco Rubio: More Aid Needed for Persecuted Christians

Marco Rubio has called on members of the State Department to provide additional funding to held the persecuted Christians abroad and to apply sanctions on governments that oppress the religious minorities. Reports have suggested that the U.S. State Department is about to designate the terror by the Islamic State against the Yazidis as being genocide, […]

State Department and Congress Look to Tighten Visa-Free Travel

The State Department in the U.S. has lent its support to efforts in Congress to restrict the travel to the U.S. by citizens in 38 countries who have traveled to Sudan, Iran, Iraq or Syria over the last five years. A bill was passed overwhelmingly by the House on Tuesday that tightens control of the […]

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 […]

President Obama Says Talks Were Fruitful and Candid with Raul Castro

United States President Barack Obama arrived back in the U.S. late Saturday just a few hours after having a face to face historic meeting with Raul Castro the President of Cuba and a first meeting ever with Nicolas Maduro the President of Venezuela. The historic meetings took place in Panama during the Summit of the […]

Most Voters in Swing States Support Legalizing Marijuana

The majority of voters across three important swing states support marijuana legalization, according to a Quinnipiac poll. However, it is not as if they would be smoking it, the poll showed, Just for the use by other people. The survey, which was conducted from March 17 to March 28 shows that 55% of Florida voters, […]

Russian Officials Say Opposition Leader Possibly Killed by own Members

As Boris Nemtsov supporters laid flowers on the pavement Saturday close to where the opposition leader in Russia had been fatally shot just hours earlier, authorities in Russia said an investigation was taking place with a number of theories about the crime. Included in those theories is the possibility that members of Nemtsov’s opposition party […]

Pence: Obama Needs Clear Strategy on ISIS

Mike Pence the Governor of Indiana said on Sunday that the White House had not articulated a strategy that is clear for combating the militant group Islamic State. The administration, said Pence, has not yet articulated the strategy and vision that will give the American people confidence as well as confidence to allies across the […]

Church Community is Outraged by Remarks by Obama over Crusades

President Obama made an analogy about the Crusades as an attempt to show how all religions have their extremists that make the larger number look bad. However, that does not mean Islam itself is not peaceful. The recent comments by the president about the terrible acts committed by Christians during the course of history and […]

House Acting to Cut Nazi Suspects’ Benefits

People who are suspected of being Nazi war criminals would be cut off from receiving benefits of Social Security under a measure unanimously approved on Tuesday by the House of Representatives. The measure is set up to shut a big loophole that has allowed suspected Nazis to receive millions in benefits. Under the legislation, the […]

Vice President Biden Chided by Jewish Group

United States Vice President Joe Biden needs to be more careful during his speeches, said the Anti-Defamation League on Tuesday. Biden used a term some consider to be anti-Semitic and was chided by the organization. During a conference that marked the Legal Services Corporation’s 40th anniversary, Vice President Biden recalled experiences of his son while […]

Voter ID Law Upheld by Court in Wisconsin

Wisconsin has been given the okay to enforce its new law for voter identification in the upcoming election in November, said a federal appeals court on Friday. After listening to arguments from both sides on the issue early Friday, a panel of three judges from the United States Court of Appeals in the 7th Circuit […]

Lawmakers Tentatively Relieved By Obama Syria Plan

On Wednesday, the announcement by President Obama that drastically expands the military campaign by the U.S. against the Islamic State group of militants was met both with tentative relief as well as reservations from the Republicans. Some Republicans feel the plan of Obama does not go far enough. Lawmakers also from both parties expressed their […]

Obama Says Islamic State will be Degraded and Destroyed

The United States said it planned to fight the militant Islamic State until it is not a force across the Middle East and will seek out justice for the murders of two American journalists, said President Barack Obama on Wednesday. Obama said that destroying the terrorist group would take time due to the power vacuum […]

White House Proposes New Birth Control Coverage Rules

The new rules would require that religious colleges, nonprofits, hospitals and private companies that are closely held, such as Hobby Lobby to inform the administration that they do not agree on religious grounds of paying for coverage for contraception. The goal is to provide contraceptives for women who work for those companies. The Obama administration […]

Obama Admits to CIA Using Torture

President Barack Obama acknowledged that the Central Intelligence Agency tortured suspects that had been detained immediately after the terror attack of September. The White House administration is expected to release very soon a report from the Senate that details the techniques of torture employed by agents from the CIA targeting militants suspected of terrorist ties […]