'1984' vision of police state becoming reality

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="szODkwbjrqojxy22VJWHFLoVjKjypT30" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Across the United States, high-school students read George Orwell’s seminal work "1984." In it, protagonist Winston Smith is given a horrifying picture of life under more…

Delicious irony at 'No guns allowed' restaurants

by Jay Baggett -- [ooyala code="E5OWEwbjpGVhZ-H42jfEywiEQtmLur2M" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] The armed robber who shot and robbed a 20-year-old man outside this Houston Jack in the Box Sunday probably didn't know the fast-food chain had more…

Bush 41 official: 'Extreme incompetence' at VA

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_876621" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and President Obama"][/caption] A former Pentagon official says the history of the Veterans Administration is littered with stunning examples more…

Teacher drops F-bomb after F-bomb

by Joe Kovacs -- [ooyala code="k5ZGEwbjrRdfBvKogFOSqtkJVjHuLM46" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] An Atlanta teacher is reportedly under investigation after dropping a series of F-bombs in a scream-filled tirade in front of her class. The incident was more…

Child services probe Will Smith, wife

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SYDNEY MORNING HERALD) — Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith are reportedly under investigation by child protective services. A controversial photo showing their daughter Willow, 13, more…

eBay users must reset passwords after hack

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="p5bjMwbjo0Uc9pTy71dtbfE8NAw9CKp3" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (MONEY.CNN) — Hackers quietly broke into eBay two months ago and stole a database full of user information, the online auction site revealed Wednesday. Criminals more…

Americans lie about church attendance

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CHRISTIANITY TODAY) — Whether evangelical or mainline, white or black, Catholic or unaffiliated, a new survey finds that many Americans have one thing in common: We exaggerate our more…

CNN 'not going to be shamed' into Benghazi

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CAPITALNEWYORK) — Last night, CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker gave a hint of where the network will go next now thats its two-plus-month coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines more…

French, Germans anxious for Russian deals

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_874471" align="aligncenter" width="596" caption="German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum"][/caption] WASHINGTON – Russian President Vladimir Putin, who just more…