Archive | January, 2013

The Tragedy in Port Said: When Sports Go Wrong

EMAIL
Extreme fans, or ultras, rush the field after the game in a fight that killed 74
Last Saturday, 21 people were sentenced to death in Egypt setting off a series of riots across the country that have left 52 people dead, including two professional soccer players (Mahmoud Abdel-Halim al-Dizawi and Tamer al-Fahla) and at least two policeman. After the verdict came down on Saturday, family members and loved ones tried to…
Read More»
Rick Perry is one of many double-dipping culprits in government -- guilty of collecting both a state pension and a salary

Double-Dipping Debate Heats Up

Two checks are better than one! Just ask any public official who’s double-dipping. Sadly, many Americans are unfamiliar with the practice of double-dipping, let alone that it’s happening right under their taxpaying noses. Can we change it? Double-Dipping Double-dipping most often refers to a public employee who retires to begin collecting their pension, only to…
Read More»

EMAIL
Rightfully protecting constitutional rights or too lenient for a group of individuals who need more restraints?

Should Sex Offenders Be Allowed To Use Social Media? The 7th Circuit Says Yes

There are few values that we, as Americans, cherish as much as our First Amendment right to freedom of speech. Yet as we know, that freedom is not without its limits. We cannot, for example, scream “Fire!” in a crowded, non-fiery theater, and we also cannot directly and purposely incite violence in any setting. Beyond…
Read More»

EMAIL
dgnxxfmf

The Psychological Anatomy of a Gun

                                                                                                          -Vice President…
Read More»

EMAIL
FYIs

FYIs: Lip-syncing, Roe v. Wade, and Vice President Joe Biden’s Hangout

From rumors of Beyonce lip-syncing at the Inauguration, to the 40th anniversary of Roe v Wade, what made our FYI list this week? First, we turn to a feature on President Obama’s moving inauguration speech that left the crowds cheering and the GOP cringing. If you haven’t read the address or heard the speech yet…
Read More»

EMAIL