Show business and militarized law enforcement combined to produce an expensive, frightening spectacle in Laveen, Arizona: the use of a SWAT team, a bomb robot, and even a tank to prevent — wait for it — cruelty to chickens.
The federal Justice Department is suing a small school district outside Chicago because it refused to give a Muslim teacher three weeks' leave so she could make a pilgrimage to Mecca.
Republican officials in Wisconsin reportedly found a way around a county judge’s order prohibiting implementation of the new budget-repair bill reining in government unions, prompting anger and confusion among Democrats and organized-labor bosses who led weeks of fierce protests against the measure.
Who would have thought the Obama administration, friend of the gay rights lobby, would actually force someone into the closet? Yet that is precisely what happened to Orlando Sentinel reporter Scott Powers when he showed up at a fundraiser attended by Vice President Joe Biden, according to the Drudge Report.