1 hr ago
The 10 Dumbest Things Ever Said About Global Warming
A list of the dumbest things ever said about global warming is, sadly, almost impossible to curate in any comprehensive fashion.
5 hrs ago
Corker: Further Reduction Of U.S. Nuclear Arsenal Without...
Responding to President Barack Obama's speech in Berlin signaling further reduction of U.S. nuclear forces, Senator Bob Corker, R-Tn., the ranking member of the Foreign Relations Committee, on Wednesday said any additional limitations of the U.S. nuclear arsenal without first fulfilling commitments to modernization of existing forces could amount ... (more)
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Jailing immigrants indefinitely is an assault on due process
The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering its prisons - Fyodor Dostoevsky Americans would be surprised to learn that thousands of the prisoners in our massive system are immigration detainees, wasting away in jail while awaiting their deportation hearings.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Bill Nye aims to change the world
As the car pulled into the parking lot of a Starbucks, William Sanford Nye unknotted his trademark bow tie and slipped it off.
School Bus Fleet
Senator to speak at NSTA meeting
U.S. Sen. James Inhofe will provide a keynote address at the National School Transportation Association's upcoming gathering here.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Inhofe Completes Successful Markup of National Defense Authorization Act
WASHINGTON, June 14 -- The office of Sen. James M. Inhofe, R-Okla., issued the following news release: U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe , Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee , today released the following statement after the SASC completed the markup of the annual National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2014 .
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Senators Unaware of Potential Syrian Refugee Resettlement in U.S.
Senators Marco Rubio and Lindsey Graham , two lawmakers who are part of the gang of eight immigration bill, are unaware of the administration's willingness to accept thousands of Syrian refugees into the United States.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Oklahoma Senator and DERA Advocate Is Keynote Speaker at NSTA Annual Meeting
Senator James Inhofe is scheduled to open the 49th annual National School Transportation Association Annual Meeting and Convention, scheduled for July 20-24 in Tulsa, Okla.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
The Washington Post
Poll: Americans concerned about sex assaults in military
FILE: As Congress investigates the growing epidemic of sexual assaults within the military, the Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing last week to demand answers from top uniformed leaders.
U.S.English Praises Added English Language Requirements in Senate Immigration Bill
Currently, U.S. law requires immigrants to demonstrate the ability to read, write and speak basic English prior to naturalization, but this provision often goes unenforced.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
ACLU Sues Obama Administration Over NSA Snooping, John Oliver's 'Daily Show' Debut, and More
Please Address the Court: The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the Obama administration over the recent revelation that the National Security Agency is collecting the phone records and Internet data of millions of Americans.
The Washington Post
But Kaine said he liked speaking after the chamber's most high-profile Hispanic, because "although my speech wasn't a translation, he was going through the various aspects of the bill and I just did exactly the same thing and did it in Spanish."
Mon Jun 10, 2013
UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate passes farm bill; food stamp fight looms in House
The Democratic-run U.S. Senate passed a $500 billion, five-year farm bill on Monday that expands a taxpayer-subsidized crop insurance program and rejects sweeping cuts in food stamps for the poor being pursued in the House of Representatives.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
More rely on food stamps despite economic gains
Despite an improving economy, one in five Florida residents relies on food stamps.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Memo to GOP: How not to win the women's vote
Any gains Republicans may have made with female voters in recent months could well be undone by GOP senators' rhetoric on the sexual abuse scandal in the military.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Taking Note: D.H.S. Ammo-Buying Conspiracy
For over a year, survivalist bloggers have waxed apocalyptic about the Department of Homeland Security's bulk ammunition purchases for its 100,000 peace officers in its 90-plus agencies - "buying up enough ammo to wage seven-year war against the American people," as one hysteric put it.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
UANI Calls on South Africa's MTN to Exit Iran, Where It Has Helped...
On Thursday, one week before Iran's presidential election, United Against Nuclear Iran called for sanctions to be imposed on South African telecommunications firm MTN is the world's most egregious corporate actor when it comes to Iran, and is accordingly listed first on UANI's "Most Wanted" list .
Lake Country Sun
Veterans Corner: Clearing up flag etiquette confusion
Recently, while attending ceremonies where the U.S. flag was displayed, I noticed some confusion among veterans dressed in civilian clothes regarding proper etiquette saluting the flag.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
New Post-Construction Stormwater Rule Could be Delayed
The Environmental Protection Agency's draft rule for post-construction stormwater runoff - originally expected to be released by a court-ordered date of June 10, with final action by June 2014 - could be facing some hurdles.