Afghan, Coalition Forces Kill, Detain Insurgents
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2011 – Afghan and coalition killed at least 15 insurgents and detained numerous others today in operations throughout southern and eastern Afghanistan, military officials reported.
Embattled U.S. Special Inspector General For Afghanistan Resigns As Calls For Oversight Grow
WASHINGTON — Arnold Fields, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, stepped down Monday amid widespread congressional dissatisfaction with his office’s oversight of U.S. operational spending.
The Fed’s QE2 Traders, Buying Bonds by the Billions
Deep inside the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the $600 billion man is fast at work. In a spare, government-issue office in Lower Manhattan, behind a bank of cubicles and a scruffy copy machine, Josh Frost and a band of market specialists are making the Fed’s ultimate Wall Street trade.
Shocking! 80 million swamp Medicare by 2030
The largest number of seniors ever to retire in America begins retiring this year, leaving little doubt that Medicare will be able to continue operating unless government-paid health-care services are rationed, Jerome Corsi’s Red Alert reports.
Citizen Soros: Suppressing Conservative Ideas (Part 2 in a Series)
The left has been hyperventilating about Beck ever since he moved from CNN to Fox News in early 2009 and quickly became the Obama administration’s most vociferous high-profile critic. In particular, liberals could not abide Beck righteously fulminating against the shadowy Tides Foundation, a pass-through entity that allows wealthy individuals to give to radical causes anonymously.
‘Can We Get Someone To Shoot Sarah Palin?’: Twitter Users Call for Palin’s Death
The tweets are stunning, disturbing, and downright shocking. After the left shamelessly began its campaign to connect Saturday’s shooting to Sara Palin, Twitter users quickly picked up on the sentiment and responded with violent, hateful speech.
Arizona Aftermath: Beck Issues Challenge to American People, Politicians and Media
While Americans are grappling to understand the Arizona tragedy, the absolute vacuum of leadership on both sides is staggering. We live in a country that has been struck by John Hinckley Jr. and Sirhan Sirhan, Lee Harvey Oswald and Mark David Chapman.
N.J. Town To Vote On Middle School Drug Tests
BELVIDERE, N.J. (CBS 2) – A proposal to conduct random drug tests of young students in one New Jersey town is raising some eyebrows. Students at Belvidere Elementary School could be adding drug testing to their list of lessons when they move into middle school.
China denies armed soldiers crossed into India
BEIJING – China on Tuesday denied a media report that its soldiers intruded into Indian territory in the Kashmir region last fall and threatened Indian construction workers.
Iran bans “tight jeans,” tattoos at some universities
(Reuters) – Iran has enforced a stricter Islamic dress code at a number of universities including a ban on female students wearing long nails, bright clothes and tattoos, a local news agency reported on Monday.
New baby survived twister, crashing cow
WADENA, Minn., Jan. 10 (UPI) — A Minnesota woman says her new baby was named Skylar to note the time last summer when she and her unborn daughter were hit by a flying cow during a tornado.
Time-Worn Tabby: At 39, Is Lucy the Oldest Cat in the World?
What’s her secret? It must be something in the Fancy Feast. Lucy, from Llanelli, South Wales, is a proud Gen X’er – in her time, she’s lived through eight prime ministers, a handful of wars, and the rise of the technological generation.