Checking in: Romney joins Marriott board

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICALTICKER.BLOGS.CNN) — Marriott International, Inc. announced Monday that former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney had rejoined their board of directors, a position he held prior to his White more…

Senate battle over veterans' gun rights

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON TIMES) A major defense-spending bill hit an unexpected bump on its journey through the U.S. Senate over an amendment on veterans’ gun rights, which devolved into a heated floor more…

Egypt's Morsi flees palace

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - Egyptian police battled thousands of protesters outside President Mohamed Mursi's palace in Cairo on Tuesday, prompting the Islamist leader to leave the building, presidency sources said. more…

Senate defeats pro-abortion U.N. treaty

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LIFENEWS.COM) Members of the U.S. Senate voted today against the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities treaty that could open the door to promoting abortion on more…

Boehner tax hike sparks conservative backlash

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Dec. 4 (Bloomberg) -- House Speaker John Boehner’s proposal to generate $800 billion in new revenue “will destroy American jobs” and Republicans should oppose it, Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina said today. The more…

Obama 'comfortable going off fiscal cliff'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLYSTANDARD) — Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming believes President Barack Obama is "comfortable going off the [fiscal] cliff." "I think the president is increasingly showing his hand that more…

'When animals are afraid, they don't pray'

by Ray Comfort -- Billy Joel is a talented pianist, singer-songwriter, and a brilliant composer. His first hit was "Piano Man," which hit the charts way back in 1973. Newmax said of more…

Voyager hits 'magnetic highway' to interstellar space

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR) NASA's long-lived Voyager 1 spacecraft, which is heading out of the solar system, has reached a "magnetic highway" leading to interstellar space, scientists said on Monday. The probe, more…

N-word ruled a 'term of endearment'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILYMAIL) — A rap-mad music fan who shouted n***** at a black man has walked free from court after magistrates agreed he had just been using 'street slang'. more…