Two days after the opening ceremonies of the XXX Olympiad in London, England, Smith College Professor Andrew Zimbalist was asked if he knew of any Olympics that ever justified the enormous expense involved from an economic point of view. His answer: only Barcelona, in 1992.
Mike Huckabee invited his Facebook followers to celebrate "Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day" on Wednesday, August 1st and one million of them said they would "eat mor chikin."
The fines imposed on Barclays Bank by the British Financial Services Authority represent just the beginning of the exposure of the international banking cartel's efforts to keep interest rates low.
James Holmes appears to be a normal, bright, self-effacing individual without evil intents. Looking deeper Holmes is the skilled, deliberate schemer behind the Aurora, Colorado, shootings.
Questions about the Aurora shooter abound, including the possibility of a conspiracy involving at least one other, and perhaps many others, in the July 20 shooting.
A Forbes article says there's a real threat of U.S. ratification of the UN arms treaty under now-increased pressure to “do something” after the Aurora shootings.
Furthermore, drawing from R. J. Rummel's revealing work, Death by Government, we can conclude that there are worse things than a lone (or supported) shooter. What’s immeasurably worse is when the government itself has unlimited power over its people.
On April 22 of this year a convicted felon, just out of jail, went to an Aurora, Colorado, church and shot and killed a member of the congregation before being killed himself by a congregant carrying a gun. If not for the presence of the armed congregant, many more innocent people could have been killed. On July 20, another gunman opened fire in an Aurora movie theater — a "gun free" zone — where he was able to kill at least 12 and wound dozens of others without any of the defenseless moviegoers being able to return fire.
Twenty-four-year-old James Holmes opened fire in a theater in Aurora, Colorado, early Friday morning, killing 12 and wounding 38 more. The incident is under investigation.
In his last public opportunity to quiz Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, who appeared before the House Financial Services Committee on July 18, Texas Congressman and Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul took the time to put things into perspective.
Rather than considering carefully the conclusions from a study that the president's tax plan would further slow the economy, the White House instead attacked its authors.