Monthly Archives: February 2011
A chemical engineering student at the University of Texas was arrested and charged with plotting to bomb dams, nuclear plants, and the Dallas home of former President George W. Bush. He purchased all the materials online and his order was … Continue reading
In the ongoing case around WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, a new twist came about today. In London today, a judge ruled that Julian Assange would be extradited to Sweden in order to be questioned about allegations of sexual misconduct. Assange … Continue reading
The UK Guardian published an article on Tuesday with an exclusive interview with the Iraqi man who fed Colin Powell and the Bush Administration false information to orchestrate an attack. Now, years later and still pouring money into this conflict, … Continue reading
In Madison, Wisconsin, amidst a protest against the new controversial budget bill in the state Capitol, the Capitol blocked access to the website that protestors were using to organize. A breach of Free Speech? A necessary precaution? YOU tell us.
ESPN reported that authorities have arrested Harvey Almorn Updyke Jr. as the culprit of the Auburn University tree poisoning. A staunch Alabama fan, Updyke allegedly poisoned the trees in an act of hatred for Auburn University’s football program, who just … Continue reading
For the first time since 1995, lawmakers want to pass a bill that would limit who is eligible for the HOPE Scholarship program. House Bill 159, introduced by Georgia Democrat David Lucas, would set a $66,000 income limit to become … Continue reading
Inspired by events in Egypt, many nations in the Middle East and North Africa have risen up in revolt. Oil prices are slated to rise, and unrest looms above the entire region. How, if at all, does this effect YOU?
After Medicaid, incarceration costs are the fastest growing and most expensive state spending. It cost states around $50 billion a year to keep prisoners in jail. President Obama’s new budget will make cuts to that by allowing “well-behaved” prisoners early … Continue reading