The armored truck that protects the Pumpkin Festival in Keene, New Hampshire, will remain, even after the town's politicians were heaped with scorn over obtaining it.
Tuesday, September 9, is primary day in many states, and in non-presidential elections voter turnout tends to be light. So it's a perfect opportunity for people committed to the ideal of a government that defends our unalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness to enjoy increased leverage over the outcome — but only if they vote for committed constitutionalists and not necessarily those who are "leading in the polls" or who party bosses say can win.
Talk of Jeb Bush for president in 2016 is back in circulation, as the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
Tom Coburn, the junior U.S. senator from Oklahoma, has said he will join efforts to call for an Article V convention to amend the Constitution.
Even Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) seems to be singing from the hawkish hymnal about a U.S. military solution to the chaos in Iraq.
The official U.S. government line is that there aren't any U.S. forces fighting in the battle at Zumar, in northern Iraq, but eyewitnesses say otherwise.
The Obama healthcare program is a jobs killer, according to recent studies by three Federal Reserve Banks.
"Airstrikes alone won't defeat this enemy," wrote Secretary of State John Kerry, describing the threat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria poses to the United States and the rest of the world.
Republican Rand Paul has claimed that if he runs for president in 2016, he would be able to draw more Democratic and independent votes than most other GOP hopefuls. Apparently, someone at the Democratic National Committee agrees with him and considers it time, some 26 months before the next presidential election, to take a preemptive shot at the junior senator from Kentucky.
Informed sources say American journalist James Foley was waterboarded several times before being beheaded by his Islamic State captors, the Washington Post reported.