During the U.S. Senate debate over the  PATRIOT Act renewal on May 24, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) told his fellow Senators: "There is secret law where, in effect, the interpretation of the law, as it stands today, is kept secret. So here we are, Senators on the floor, and we have colleagues of both political parties wanting to participate. Certainly, if you are an American, you are in Oregon or Colorado, you are listening in, you want to be part of this discussion. But yet the executive branch keeps secret how they are interpreting the law."

An article in the most recent edition of the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMAsuggests that as many as two million children who are "morbidly obese" should be put on a diet by government and removed from their parents and families if they don't show progress.

The most recent Iowa caucus Republican presidential contender poll reveals a number of significant changes from the April poll, particularly for presidential hopefuls Michele Bachmann, Ron Paul, and Sarah Palin.

After serving a total of 12 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) has announced that he will not be seeking another term in the House so that he can concentrate fully on his bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.


Debra Saunders complained that, because she is a woman, she wasn�t invited to the upcoming Bohemian Club meeting which begins this Thursday at the Bohemian Grove retreat center an hour�s drive north of San Francisco. Even if she were a man, she most likely still wouldn�t be invited as she is not a member of the �elite."