Alabama guv yanks Confederate flags from Capitol

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="htZ2Z1dTqUJHCd7OnZScxnAWeFPMmWaV" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (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 more…

Fox News cuts ties with Sarah Palin

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="Q4aWZ1dTrFWhQemYYHuOVHSRsL1P_Z_J" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] 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 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 -- [ooyala code="M0bmV1dTqHDHOpkD1g6Ez6JJlAp0L-Z6" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] 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 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…

France summons U.S. ambassador over spy scandal

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="pwamZ1dTqOUJbU8uxbKVDf3N7opdTm19" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] The U.S. ambassador to the French Foreign Ministry in Paris has been summoned to appear before angry French leaders to answer for a WikiLeaks claim more…

Coulter: Ban Democrats instead of Confederate flag

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="tjeTd1dTpV09bF6foQ2r_I9pnT03aqUt" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Ann Coulter, conservative firebrand, told a national television audience on C–SPAN's "Washington Journal" Americans ought to worry less about the Confederate flag and more about more…

Amazon boots Confederate flag

by Cheryl Chumley -- [ooyala code="Vvc2Z1dTomYlO4481f20g8HMvCBTMMut" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Amazon – in what may actually prove a brilliant business strategy – announced it would no longer sell the Confederate flag online. And shortly after, more…