Tuesday, September 14, 2010 18:08 Justice
Breyer Suggests “Globalization” Trumps First Amendment
Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer was indecisive when answering
a question about whether or not Pastor Terry Jones’ proposed Koran
burning was protected by free speech, suggesting that “globalization”
now trumps the First Amendment in the eyes of lawmakers.
Oil Refuses to Stay Hidden Underwater
BP and the government decided that millions of gallons of dispersants
should be used on the Gulf oil spill to sink and hide the oil. They
succeeded in sinking it. As ABC, CBS and NPR note, huge quantities of
oil are blanketing the ocean floor, killing virtually all of the sealife
which lives there.
Missions Continue In Iraq Despite Obama Announcement
U.S. and Iraqi forces raided a neighborhood in the longtime Sunni Muslim
insurgent stronghold of Fallujah early Wednesday, Iraqi officials said,
killing seven people in the deadliest joint operation since President
Barack Obama announced the end of the American combat mission in Iraq
two weeks ago.
Screener Cited “Torture” In Scanner Case
The airport screener arrested for assaulting a coworker who taunted
him about the size of his penis after his genitalia was exposed by a
full-body scanner told police that he snapped after being subjected
to “psychological torture” by fellow Transportation Security
Administration employees who repeatedly asked him, “What size
Fervor A Hammer Blow To Washington Elite
Amidst the defeat two more establishment Republicans by Tea Party candidates
last night, a new Rasmussen poll shows that anti-incumbent challenger
Sharron Angle is now tied with Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry
Reid, and stands a good chance of ousting him in November, which would
represent a massive blow to the Washington elite.
win $1.5 million in autism-vaccine payout
The family of Hannah Poling, a nine-year-old girl, is to be the first
to receive compensation from the US federal government for health problems
associated with routine childhood vaccinations, reports CBS News.
Poll: Only quarter of public trusts government A new poll indicates that only one in four
Americans say they trust the government to do what is right always
or most of the time, one explanation for the anti-incumbent sentiment
in the country today.
adds controversial immigration measure to defense bill
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday he will add the DREAM
Act, a controversial immigration measure, to a defense policy bill
the Senate will take up next week. What
If This Were Bush?
It goes without saying that if Bush had presided over a phony end
to the Iraq war, expanded the Afghanistan war, extended its reach
into Pakistan, solidified the state secrets doctrine and claimed
in no uncertain terms the right to assassinate American citizens
without due process, the left would be up in arms. The partisan
hypocrisy concerning war-related issues is clear.
Millions of Chinese oppose mass vaccination plan The World Health Organization is at it again trying to push mass vaccinations, this time on the people of China. But its efforts to “eradicate measles” by vaccinating 100 million Chinese children have fueled widespread protest by Chinese citizens who not only distrust their own government’s health recommendations, but also believe that the vaccines are dangerous.