Category: National

Mississippi River Floods


Yesterday May 8, 2011 was supposed to be a day designated for Mom’s throughout the nation to take a break and get some much-deserved R&R.  However for residents around the Mississippi River in Memphis, Tennessee, Mother’s Day turned into a

Canadian woman survives 7 weeks stranded in car in Nevada wilderness


VANCOUVER, BC— The Canadian woman who was found alive in the Nevada wilderness after spending seven weeks stranded in her car apparently had a premonition just the day before that her ordeal would be coming to an end, according to

Gas Prices Falling for Now


There is not much I follow when it comes to prices rising and falling on the market, but the New York Mercantile Exchange has my attention, how could it not?  Driving an SUV every cent counts when you live your

President Obama Meets With Seal Team


During the take down of Osama bin Laden this past Sunday, May 1st 2011, intelligence was collected from the compound, revealing that al Qaeda members were planning their own celebration for the 10th anniversary of 9/11 this upcoming September.  A

May 5th, 2011: A National Day of Prayer, Cinco De Mayo and Obama Visits NYC


If you have a critical decision to make than today is the day to pray on it, well at least that is what the first Thursday in May has become in memory of our founding fathers.  The National Day of

Obama administration decides against releasing bin Laden corpse photos


WASHINGTON, DC— In the end, after discussions with his advisors and input from various heads of states, President Barack Obama has decided not to publish photos of the deceased Osama bin Laden, declaring: “That’s not who we are.  We don’t

President Barack Obama Visits Ground Zero

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Today a poll was released by the New York Times/CBS News, which showed a rise in public opinion when it came to President Barack Obama and his performance rating. However in a disturbing turn it also showed that more Americans

President Obama Fires Back at Donald Trump


President Barack Obama can joke as he showed off his silly side at the White House Correspondents dinner last night.  Even more amusing was Donald Trump sitting there stone cold and unexpecting of the roast, of which he would later

Deadly tornados Rip Through South


Deadly tornadoes ripped across the south killing 300 people this week, complicating efforts by southern states and municipalities to stabilize their finances.  Federal assistance should help ease the weight of the economic impact left behind by the disaster.   Wiping out

Donald Trump Products Manufactured in China As He Raves About Job Loss in America


Portsmouth, New Hampshire I have one question for you, were you ready? Alright you got me; I really do not care for Donald Trump after his recent onslaught about President Obama’s birth certificate.  Not because I am an avid Obama

SouthWest Airlines Still Has no Answers for Cracks in Plane Skin


Southwest Airlines, tsk tsk tsk… Personally I prefer JetBlue because you can actually pick your seats, they offer television sets and honestly I just feel safer on their planes.  I can admit I have flown on Southwest both to Florida

Donald Trump opens new argument against Obama—his education!


NEW YORK, NY— As he continues to mull running for president on the Republican ticket in 2012, real estate mogul Donald Trump is sticking to the outspoken attacks against President Barack Obama that has led him to the top of

Leader of Egyptian revolution leaving Google to start NGO in his home country

Leader of Egyptian revolution leaving Google to start NCO in his home country

ASHINGTON, ENGLAND— The Google executive, who administered the Facebook page that led to an uprising, thus becoming the Egyptian revolution’s unofficial hero, is taking a leave of absence from the company in order to set up his own NGO in

Today Marks the Anniversary of the Columbine Shootings


April 20th is known for many things, an alternate article I did today explained the reason it is known as “National Weed Day”. However another anniversary came to April 20th back in 1999 when Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold walked

Arizona governor vetoes controversial “birther” and firearms bills


PHOENIX, AZ— In an announcement made late Monday night, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the states proposed “birther bill” as well as another controversial piece of legislation allowing guns on college campuses. In a blow to the conservatives that control

TSA Searches Children in Security Line


Most of us have traveled through security at an airport and gone through the proper procedures which went from having a wand run over you, too taking off your shoes and finally now the latest, having your 6 year old

South Cleans Up After Deadly Tornados


A three day, multi-state path of destruction from Tushka, Okla. to Sanford, NC. Has left 45 people dead and the cleanup is just beginning.  According to the National Weather Service, the 97 tornadoes confirmed so far makes the outbreak the

Trump for President?


Barack Obama is all about raising taxes on those who make $250,000 and over a year, but guess what, Donald Trump has a few ideas of his own and raising the taxes is not one of them.  President Obama announced

Happy Passover


Almost every holiday has its cuisine. Memorial Day and/or July 4th have the BBQ weekend, Halloween has sweets, Hanukkah has potato pancakes, New Years has champagne, Valentine’s Day has chocolates, and Thanksgiving is, of course, a no-brainer. Passover is the