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Media lose interest in Ferguson story after evidence Brown beat up cop

Media lose interest in Ferguson story

While the media has been engaging in virtually non-stop coverage over the riots and protests in Ferguson, Missouri after a police officer shot and killed a African American teenager on Aug. 9, they have now apparently lost interest in the story following new claims that the teen attacked and severely injured the officer. Since the shooting, the narrative has been ... Read More »

Eric Holder says ISIS will be held accountable

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Attorney General Eric Holder took the time on Thursday to issue a threat to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Holder vowed to hold the killers of American journalist James Foley accountable for their repugnant actions. “Those who would perpetrate such acts need to understand something. This Justice Department, this Department of Defense, this nation- we have long memories and our reach is very ... Read More »

TSA facing lawsuit over sexual assault allegations

TSA facing lawsuit

The Transportation Security Agency, which has long been the subject of complaints regarding its treatment of passengers passing through airport security, has found itself the subject of a lawsuit by a government watchdog group. Over the years since it was formed in the wake of the terrorist attacks on 9/11, the TSA has faced criticism for its perceived arrogance towards ... Read More »

Romney and Ryan both believe each other should be president

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On Thursday, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his former running mate Paul Ryan appeared on Fox News and were interview by Megyn Kelly. Both Romney and Ryan could not come to an agreement on who should be president, each choosing to claim the other would be better in the role. “I’ll give it to him,” said Ryan. “It’s his turn now. I’ve ... Read More »

GAO: Obama broke law over Bergdahl trade

Obama broke law over Bergdahl trade

The Government Accountability Office delivered a scathing rebuke of President Obama when it said the president plainly violated the law when he approved the transfer of five dangerous prisoners from Gitmo in order to free Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. When the news of the prisoner swap first broke, the president claimed it as a victory for the principle espoused by the ... Read More »

Louisiana’s Landrieu in Plane Trouble as Senate Majority Hangs in Balance

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With only six seats standing between the Republicans and their hopes to capture the  US Senate majority in November, one key Democrat finds herself up to her ears in travel trouble. Louisiana’s three-term Senator, Mary Landrieu, was tagged last week for allegedly paying for her campaign travel with taxpayer funds. According to a CNNreport, Landrieu used Senate funding to pay for ... Read More »

U.S. military attempted to rescue James Foley

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Last month, the U.S. military conducted a secret operation intended to rescue a number of Americans who were taken captive by militants in Syria. President Obama approved of the mission after intelligence agencies were confident that they had identified the location where the hostages were being held. Two-dozen specialists were dropped via aircraft in Syria in early July, however the troops were not able to ... Read More »

Mitt Romney polling well against other possible GOP candidates

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A new poll shows that former presidential candidate Mitt Romney is far ahead of his GOP rivals. The poll also shows that he is in the lead in terms of support from “born again voters.” “Should Mitt Romney decide to run, he would be the man to beat,” said pollster John Zogby in a memo to the Washington Examiner column, Washington Secrets. Romney ... Read More »

Pentagon: airstrikes in Iraq will be limited

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On Tuesday, the Pentagon refused to say whether it would use airstrikes to help Iraqi forces take back the city of Tikrit. This comment came just one day after U.S. airstrikes were used to assist Iraqi forces in the retaking of a dam. “I’m not going to speculate about future operations,” said Rear Admiral John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman. “President Obama and U.S. military ... Read More »

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