Philadelphia has the highest obesity rate and poorest population of America’s big cities. It also has an ambitious plan — launched out of 632 corner stores — to put healthy food on every table. The $900,000 investment in better health depends on a
Politicians and bureaucrats are known for sticking their foot in their mouth and for simply making outlandish remarks. Rarely do so many instances happen in such a short period of time. The Bureau of Labor Statistics broadly defines "green job"
Will high-level Obama officials who leak for political gain be punished on equal terms with actual whistleblowers?
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. has appointed the two U.S. attorneys from the District and Maryland to lead investigations into the possible leak of classified information by the White House to reporters, even as President Obama defended his admi
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said on Thursday the United States was reaching the limits of its patience with Pakistan because of the safe havens the country offered to insurgents in neighboring Afghanistan.
Traditionally wartime presidents reap big defense contractor rewards in the form of campaign donations, and by the looks of the pre-election contributions, Obama is poised to be the winner.
Whenever U.S. forces inflict massive civilian casualties, it’s a “mistake” or the fault of the targets because they were “hiding” in populated areas. Yet, when civilian deaths occur in the country of a “designated enemy,” all ambiguity is swept aside
So now we have Rambo Obama, a steely warrior who hurls death-dealing drones at anyone who threatens the good old USA. Including children. Those children are presumed guilty by virtue of proximity, and not even
The CIA has carried out a half-dozen drone strikes in Pakistan in 2 weeks, the latest targeting al-Qaida's second in command, as the U.S. pushes ahead with the controversial program despite Pakistani demands that it stop.
United States President Barack Obama, the relentless drone warrior, has a new and proud hat: the cyber-warrior.. .The new American totalitarianism sustains its military adventurisms abroad in the name of a global "higher good", thus appearing as the
Just as the U.S. Secret Service was getting over the international prostitution scandal from April, another agent was caught on video in a case of road rage this week. The agent, who has not been identified, was speeding down a North Carolina free
So, like the Caesars of old or the generals of World War I, Obama consults a priest or minister before having folks killed. And in this case the “priest” is Brennan, “whose blessing has become indispensable to Mr. Obama, echoing the President’s attem
Counterterrorism adviser John Brennan has been called President Obama’s “priest” as they wrestle with the moral dilemma of assembling a “kill list” of “bad guys,” a role that recalls how established religions have justified slaughters over the centur
The rule of law is rapidly breaking down at the top levels of our government. As officers of the court, we have sworn to “support the Constitution,” which clearly implies an affirmative commitment on our part.
Grace Bedell thought it could clinch the election when she suggested to Abraham Lincoln that he grow a beard.
Obama's escalation of a war that's already caused thousands of deaths will only destabilise his own allies and bolster al-Qaida
"It in effect counts all military-age males in a strike zone as combatants, according to several administration officials, unless there is explicit intelligence posthumously proving them innocent," the Times reports. "Counterterrorism officials insis
Official quoted says that Obama called his decision to assassinate American cleric 'An easy one'
This was the enemy, served up in the latest chart from the intelligence agencies: 15 Qaeda suspects in Yemen with Western ties. Several were Americans. Two were teenagers, including a girl who was 17 years old.
International Community 'Unified' on Move, Panetta Insists
Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett said Tuesday night that he has received information from Hawaii that proves President Obama's American birth and satisfies Arizona's requirements for having the president on the upcoming election ballot.
With the media focused at the NATO summit in Chicago on the organization’s future role in Afghanistan, President Obama’s plan to strengthen the alliance passed largely under the radar.
The University of Notre Dame, along with other Catholic groups, filed lawsuits Monday against the Obama administration over a federal mandate that requires most employers to provide free contraceptives as part of their health insurance plans for work
At 5:30 a.m. on May 10, armed men broke into the bedroom of Kirk Kyle Farrar’s 12 year-old daughter and shook her awake. The men led her downstairs at gunpoint and forced her to lie on the floor next to her mother and father, with her hands behind he
Looks like Rachel Maddow is Waking Up on Obama & Indefinite ('Prolonged') Detention
Before 9 a.m., a group of lobbyists began showing up at the White House with the chief executives of their companies, all of whom serve on President Obama’s jobs council, to be checked in for a roundtable with the president.
Talking Points Memo this morning pointed to this interview yesterday between Arizona conservative radio host and Secretary of State Ken Bennett.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney returned to his economic message on Friday, highlighting a "bridge to nowhere" rebuilt by stimulus money and warning the U.S. economy could suffer a fiscal crisis like California's if he is not elected in
Biden was campaigning in Ohio on Thursday when he gave an interview to WTOV-TV in Steubenville. He was asked what he "made out of" the fact that 41 percent of West Virginian Democrats voted for a convicted felon, Keith Judd, over Barack Obama
In the interview, Bennett said it would be "possible" that he keeps President Obama off the Arizona ballot in November unless he receives "confirmation" from the state of Hawaii that Barack Obama was born there.