Topic: Government and Politics
This nation can't improve unless more Americans know the truth about the economy
10/12/2011 05:42 pm
The Egyptian military said today that they are investigating who killed 17 Christian protesters on Sunday. Their denial of guilt has angered many Egyptians, who complain of a new dictatorship.
10/12/2011 05:41 pm
The House and Senate are poised Wednesday to approve three trade agreements, crafted during the Bush administration, with South Korea, Panama, and Colombia. They'll be the first big trade pacts since NAFTA in 1993.
10/12/2011 04:48 pm
After soaring to a 65 percent approval rating following the miner rescue, President Sebastian Piñera's rating is now at 30 percent as his country is riven by protests, riots, and other crises.
10/12/2011 04:35 pm
The Obama Justice Department last week began to rein in California's out-of-control medical marijuana industry. How sustainable is this new federal enforcement of the state's pot shops?
10/12/2011 04:26 pm
Fast and Furious scandal: A congressional investigative committee has subpoenaed US Attorney General Eric Holder and other government officials.
10/12/2011 04:09 pm
The US and Iran have been fighting each other behind the scenes since the Iranian revolution in 1979. The alleged Iranian plot to assassinate a Saudi diplomat on US soil is a sign, perhaps, that Iran feels it is in danger and needs to even the score.
10/12/2011 03:23 pm
To switch the tax hike cutoff to $1 million,from the previous $250,000 cutoff of the Bush era, makes an already tight tax base too tight to raise the revenue we need
10/12/2011 03:00 pm
In its annual report, the European Commission recommended that Serbia become a formal candidate for EU accession. But a diplomatic deadlock over Kosovo's sovereignty is a major impediment to moving forward.
10/12/2011 02:25 pm
The US has blamed the specialist Qods Force in an Iran assassination plot. But those who track the group say the plot doesn't reflect the careful planning, efficiency, and strategy the Qods Force is known for.
10/12/2011 02:17 pm