No plans to rename bases named for Confederates

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) — The Pentagon said Wednesday that there is currently "no discussion" on renaming U.S. military bases that honor Confederate officers. "As of now, there's no discussion more…

Top U.S. evangelist goes public on Confederate flag

by Joe Kovacs -- [caption id="attachment_135547" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Franklin Graham[/caption] Evangelist Franklin Graham, son of legendary preacher Billy Graham, is sounding off over continuing controversy about the Confederate flag, arguing it's time more…

Alabama guv yanks Confederate flags from Capitol

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer P15vAiqp] (BIRMINGHAM NEWS) On the order of Gov. Robert Bentley, the Confederate battle flag which stands at the foot of the confederate memorial on the state Capitol more…

Fox News cuts ties with Sarah Palin

by Cheryl Chumley -- [jwplayer YlqBWFDU] Fox News has dropped former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as a contracted contributor, effective June 1, an action that comes on the heels of a major more…

Carter flays Obama: Bush stronger world leader

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2151595" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jimmy Carter[/caption] Former President Jimmy Carter – whose own post–White House years have been marked by criticisms and low poll numbers of his foreign more…

Obama: Families can pay ransom to terrorists

by Cheryl Chumley -- [jwplayer KtB20nax] President Obama on Wednesday announced a new executive order and presidential directive allowing U.S. government authorities to engage in hostage negotiations with terror groups. He unveiled more…

Scott Walker expanding gun-ownership rights

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2151475" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Gov. Scott Walker[/caption] Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is poised to sign two new bills expanding rights of individuals to carry guns into law – more…

Calls to remove Confederate flag go national

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (POLITICO) A day after South Carolina’s governor repudiated the Confederate battle flag, the drive to eradicate the divisive Civil War symbol is expanding to new targets. Virginia Gov. more…

Bobby Jindal bidding for GOP presidential nomination

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2151325" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Gov. Bobby Jindal[/caption] Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who cannot seek a third term in office in Baton Rouge because of term limits, on Wednesday more…