July 20, 2013
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are either over or winding down, but the specters of death and justice have taken a disturbing new tandem twist this year with the issues of U.S. military suicides and sexual assaults within the ranks.
July 17, 2013
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said recently at a private event in Toronto that electing a woman president would send “exactly the right historical signal to girls, women, as well as boys and men.”
The entrenched regime of racial preferences in American academia is a fit subject for study by the nation’s top psychiatrists.
July 11, 2013
To all of you that sit on the Brownsburg Town Council — we don't want this. People are going to lose their homes if you do this. Our schools are already falling behind other school districts in Central Indiana. They need more money, not less money and more students.
You won’t find him on any Federal Election Commission disclosure forms, but Director of National Intelligence James Clapper is the biggest in-kind donor to the incipient Rand Paul for president campaign.
You can tell me you’re just fine with the federal government collecting not only your telephone records — who you called, when, from where, and for how long — but also your e-mail, your social media postings and every transaction you conduct on the Internet.
Or, you can tell me you’re outraged at a Big Brother kind of surveillance of you and your fellow citizens’ personal lives.
July 9, 2013
In line with the trend of drawing farther and farther away from the ideals of the Founders, the U.S. Supreme Court gutted much of the Defense of Marriage Act last week, the consequences of which will be felt for years to come.
An NPR broadcast examines the question of how communities can better prepare for tornadoes like the one that struck Moore, Okla. on Monday. The broadcast features commentary from Michael Fitzgerald, who reported a five-part disaster series for the CNHI News Service.
May 22, 2013
Part I: Are We Prepared? | Part II: Disaster Dollars Part III: Lessons Learned | Part IV: Warning Signs Part V: The Big One
Smartphones need kill switches. It's a relatively easy solution to the pricey (and irritating) problem of smartphone theft. But who would have thought that the big carriers would team up with Apple, Google, Microsoft, Nokia, Samsung and lots of other manufacturers to voluntarily begin adding the technology by July 2015? The cooperative spirit! It makes so much sense!
April 18, 2014
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