The Amish are expanding their presence in states far beyond Pennsylvania Dutch country as they search for affordable farmland to accommodate a population that has nearly doubled in the past 16 years, a new study found.
by David Gutierrez - The consensus among health experts is that a pandemic, or global epidemic, of influenza is inevitable... "We are not talking about simply shutting things down for a day or two like a snow day," Eubank said. "It
"Please, sir, maintain the decorum of these proceedings so we can move forward to an amicable separation. I give you my personal assurance on the safety and well-being of all Federal personnel we have detained for immediate repatriation to the r
After 12 years of litigation, a federal judge rejected claims that the government owed American Indians $47 billion for mismanaging their money held in a special trust fund, but ruled they were owed less than 1 percent of the amount sought.
Garbage collectors would inspect San Francisco residents' trash to make sure pizza crusts aren't mixed in with chip bags or wine bottles under a proposal by Mayor Gavin Newsom.
Years ago, I was driving down the street when I saw a banner hanging over the road, saying something like "Vote for the new library." I thought about that, then sent an email to the Secretary of State asking whether this was kosher.
By some estimates 3 million citizens become expatriates a year, but most not for political reasons
Business is booming for private firefighting as drought and soaring temperatures create one of the worst fire seasons. But officials question the reliance on private crews, raising doubts about whether they could get in the way of government firefigh
It would be appalling if it happened once. It happened hundreds of thousands of times in Alabama alone. The author of a compelling new book, Slavery By Another Name introduces you to a chapter of black history you may not know.
FIRE-RAVAGED California is awaiting the arrival of foreign firefighters from as far away as Australia to help battle more than 300 blazes still raging. Expected to arrive shortly from Australia, Canada, Mexico and New Zealand' to help hold the li
It's not just the American dollar that's losing value. A government agency has decided that an American life isn't worth what it used to be. The "value of a statistical life" is $6.9 million in today's dollars, the Environme
The forest service bought 700 tasers and told them before hand they will use them!! Wittiness say there are military style men there marching in formations of four. All cars are being searched on the way in. Many are being cited for minor vehicle equ
Auto industry cutbacks, double-digit unemployment and one of the nation's highest home foreclosure rates. A mayoral sex scandal, investigation into a City Council-approved $47 million sludge recycling deal, and poorly run and deficit-plagued scho
Hackers broke into Citibank's network of ATMs inside 7-Eleven stores and stole customers' PIN codes, according to recent court filings that revealed a disturbing security hole in the most sensitive part of a banking record.
The Justice Department has agreed to pay $5.8 million to settle a lawsuit with former Army scientist Steven Hatfill, who was named as a person of interest in the 2001 anthrax attacks. Hatfill claimed the Justice Department violated his privacy rig
Washington elites, pontificating pundits and media types would be very surprised to know: There is life outside the beltway. Millions of largely invisible, average Americans live there. And these Americans are living lives totally alien to the thousa
THE heads of major fossil fuel companies who spread disinformation about global warming should be "tried for high crimes against humanity and nature," according to a leading climate scientist. [Disagreement is treason, eh?]
Thousands of firefighters battled the blazes on the ground and from the air and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said he was alarmed by the number of fires that kept erupting.
17 girls at Gloucester High School are expecting babies, none older than 16. Gloucester High "has done perhaps too good a job of embracing young mothers," providing them with on-site childcare and healthcare facilities.
A Joint Resolution claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the US Constitution over certain powers; serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist certain mandates; and directing distribution.
Dr. Griffin presents a sequence of irrefutable facts drawn from documents and testimony that demonstrate twenty five internal contradictions in the official 9/11 story.
WASHINGTON - D.C. police will seal off entire neighborhoods, set up checkpoints and kick out strangers under a new program that D.C. officials hope will help them rescue the city from its out-of-control violence. (Your Paperss Pleassse!)
Both Justia and Public.Resource.Org have been at loggerheads with the State of Oregon over their desire to publish the state's complete body of law online, for free. The state's Legislative Counsel Committee claims copyright over
Rest assured, just like Katrina, when the government really needs to evacuate you from an area we will be inspecting citizenship papers before you can go. Bureaucrazy at its finest.
Unless more funding and effort are put into saving the nation’s infrastructure, it will continue to crumble, say experts. An estimated $1.5 trillion over the next five years could be needed to avoid large-scale disaster.
What I want to know is how far above third-world status do you think you are? How long before the price of housing, gasoline, food, clothing, and everything else on earth that the corporations can snap up and offer for sale, goes so high that you sim
The Endline's generate electricity with the turbines to power their nearby house, and they see it as a smart economic and environmental investment. The 33-foot-tall metal structures have generated quite a bluster at Bullhead City's municipal
A federal judge has turned aside a challenge from New York restaurants and upheld the city’s rules requiring calories to be posted on some menus. Judge Richard Holwell says in a ruling the law is a reasonable approach to the city’s goal of reducing o
This story should scare you. If it doesn’t you need to read Who’s Watching You?: The Chilling Truth about the State, Surveillance, and Personal Freedom by Mick Farren and John Gibb.Tesco is to monitor and record the shopping habits of more than 60 mi