'Garbage man' wins hero of year award

by Drew Zahn -- Chad Pregracke grew up a genuine "river rat," the nickname given for kids raised on the banks of the Mississippi. Today, he's also known as the river's "garbage more…

Nut claim: Tea party at JFK assassination

by Drew Zahn -- Do you know who was really gunning for President Kennedy on that fateful day in Dallas in 1963? The first tea partiers. That's the claim of University of more…

Conservatives fight back
vs. Facebook censorship

by Drew Zahn -- Political conservatives who utilize the social-media site Facebook have long complained of pages being flagged for political incorrectness, blocked by Facebook itself or swamped by leftist "trolls." Now more…

'He saved the boy, and he didn't save himself'

by Drew Zahn -- [caption id="attachment_569543" align="alignright" width="227" caption="Nick Weichel accepting dad's award (Photo: Kathy Borchers/The Providence Journal)"][/caption] National Guard Army Sgt. Dennis P. Weichel Jr. was with a convoy in Afghanistan more…

'Gay' columnist blasts same-sex marriage

by Drew Zahn -- An openly homosexual columnist in Ireland has written a piece blasting his country for considering same-sex marriage, warning the state has no business reinventing the family and undermining more…

Cops use GPS cannon to track your car

by Drew Zahn -- [caption id="attachment_568669" align="alignright" width="240" caption="The StarChase automobile GPS tag"][/caption]Police cars across the country are being equipped with a system for tagging and tracking vehicles using Global Positioning System, more…

Even 'gods' struggle with good and evil

by Drew Zahn -- Another Marvel movie is back, burying its competition at the box office with tales of superheroes, supervillainy and lots and lots of special effects. This time it's the more…

VA sued for harassing Christian chaplains

by Drew Zahn -- Two military chaplains are suing Eric Shinseki, secretary of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, or VA, for allegedly being harassed and drummed out of a training and more…