The Senate, spending the spring mired in divisive debate on Iraq, sharply rejected legislation Wednesday to cut off money for combat operations after March 2008.
The vote was a loss for Senator Feingold of Wisconsin and other liberal Democrats who support taking the drastic step to end the war. But the effort picked up new support from members previously reluctant to limit war funding – an indication of the conflict’s unpopularity among voters.
I get the impression the Dhimmis are more concerned about politics than they are about the safety of our troops, OR our country. At least that’s the way it’s looking to me. I say we wipe the whole slate clean and start over, but then, what do I know.
A Neptune-sized world in a distant solar system orbits very close to its star and might be covered with exotic forms of water not naturally found on Earth, scientists say.
The bizarre world is being called a “hot ice planet.”
Showing my ignorance again: What the heck is “hot ice”? Wouldn’t ice melt if it’s hot?
Belmont graduate and Brentwood resident Melinda Doolittle was voted off American Idol tonight.
She was one of three finalists on the talent show, and she charmed judges with her consistent, strong, wide-ranging voice.
Who is Melinda Doolittle, why should I care if she gets voted off American Idol, and why the heck is it a bloomin’ headline?
Chicago police officer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges he beat a female bartender and threatened to arrest bar employees and customers in a failed attempt to suppress a video of the attack.
Uh huh. And the fact that the whole world saw him do it doesn’t count, right?
State employees who are gay or consider themselves the opposite gender are about to have the same legal workplace protections as their co-workers.
Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland plans to sign an executive order Thursday morning prohibiting state government from discriminating against its employees based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
I’m off the mind that no one should be discriminated against, nor should there be “executive orders” giving anyone special attention.
Three doctors were charged Wednesday as part of a long-running investigation into an alleged “rent-a-patient” scam that has cost insurers millions of dollars, authorities said.
Prosecutors allege Unity Outpatient Surgery Center recruited patients from across the nation, who then underwent unnecessary surgery in exchange for money or low-cost cosmetic procedures.
How ’bout slime like this paying for everyone’s health care to atone for their deception?
Christians in north-west Pakistan are demanding government protection following threats of bomb attacks if they do not become Muslims.
An unsigned letter received 10 days ago said they had to convert by Thursday.
Yes, this IS a religious war!