IRS Accused of Thuggery
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has called out the IRS for supposedly targeting right wing groups looking to gain non-profit status. The IRS has admitted to laying on extra scrutiny where tea party groups were concerned and only stopped when m [...]
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Justice Dept. Acquires AP Phone Records
The Justice Department obtained phone records from 20 Associated Press phone lines possibly used by more than 100 AP staffers. This move was said to be an independent action that not even Secretary General Eric Holder took part in. The acquisition of [...]
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Syria May Be Using Chemical Weapons
At this point, while the reports may be unconfirmed, the evidence points to chemical weapons that may have been used in Syria. The suspicion is based on a testimony given by casualties of the war. According to jpost.com, "Our investigators have b [...]
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Preacher To Be Released After Rape And Murder of Daughter
A preacher in Saudi Arabia has spent some months in jail and paid a 31,000 pound fine for the rape and murder of his 5 year old child. Officials say that he doubted his daughter's virginity and proceeded to burn, beat, and rape her. According to Saud [...]
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U.S. Judge To Receive Kickbacks For Max Sentences
Mark Ciavarella Jr. Has been convicted of racketeering and ordered to pay 1.2 million dollars in restitution for the convictions of thousands of children from 2003 to 2008. He has also been sentenced to 28 years in prison. The Pennsylvania State Supr [...]
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Move Right For Good Health
According to a former NASA scientist you are healthier when you move correctly. She says "“The key to lifelong health is more than just traditional gym exercise once a day, three to five times a week,” and “The answer is to rediscover a lifest [...]
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Internet Mafia On The Rise
According to The Economist the use of online tools for crime is on the rise. Apparently organized crime has taken the advances in tools available online in stride. The article cites Shawn Henry, formerly of the FBI, as saying that a company recently [...]
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Cholesterol – Not What It Seems
  It turns out that some people think cholesterol is not the silent killer that results in heart disease. An evaluation of the original studies that brought forth the theory that cholesterol is connected to heart disease will show that the an [...]
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Chief of U.N. Concerned About Iraq Violence
Violence in Iraq has been surging since the U.S. military drawn down. U.N. leader Ban Ki-moon has expressed concerns over the fact that violence has been on the rise in Iraq. A statement released by Ki-moon's office says "The Secretary-General welco [...]
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Syrian Army To Retake City of Homs
Image from NBC News. The Syrian Army is preparing to retake the city of Homs. Because the rebel forces in Syria have been unable so far to raise support they have been continually losing ground to the Syrian Army. Syrian president Bashar al-Assad [...]
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Riot Forms After Immigration Rally
  Two separate groups of people marched on Seattle, Washington yesterday. The first came out without violence to demonstrate for immigration reform. After the peaceful afternoon rally another group, some say stemming from the original group, [...]
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