Senate Democrats were unable to muster the necessary votes to break the Republican filibuster and vote to pass the DISCLOSE Act (Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act) yesterday.

On July 12, released a recording, allegedly of famed filmmaker Mel Gibson and his former mistress, Oksana Grigorieva, in which Gibson is heard spewing profanity at the mother of his eighth child. The celebrity gossip website has continued to incrementally release recordings that were recorded by Grigorieva over a protracted period of time.

In what may have sounded at times like a replay of a Vietnam War debate, baby-boomer Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) and septuagenarian Ron Paul (R-Texas) fought in vain to derail further funding of the nine-year war in Afghanistan that, together with the war in Iraq, has cost the United States nearly $1 trillion and thousands of lives.

domestic violenceYour tax dollars at work: “The National Institutes of Health spent $314,613 over two years on a study that determined that family violence increases about three times as much on the Fourth of July as it does after the local NFL team suffers an ‘upset’ loss,” reports

A July 20 article posted on, a neoconservative political commentary website, has put a spotlight on one of the worst-kept secrets in mainstream journalism: liberal media bias.