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  • 29 March

    Obama Signs Monsanto Protection Act

    United States President Barack Obama has signed a bill into law that was written in part by the very billion-dollar corporation that will benefit directly from the legislation. On Tuesday, Pres. Obama added his signature to the Agricultural Appropriations Bill. Concealed 78 pages deep within the bill is a provision ...

  • 29 March

    North Korea Orders Bombs On Standby

    Evidently North Korea and the US are entangled in an intense game of “Chicken” or maybe more appropriately “Who’s Got Bigger Balls?” Recently Kim Jong-un, leader and army marshal of North Korea, has been tossing several threats of bombing the US. In response, America staged mock bombings of Korean soil ...

  • 29 March

    FBI Seeks To Monitor Real-Time Chat

    How many of you remember reading George Orwell’s 1984 where the government kept strict tabs on every individual? Or maybe you seen the movies V for Vendetta featuring Natalie Portman or Eagle Eye staring Shia LaBeouf? If both of these references are lost on you just know both films contain ...

  • 27 March

    Computer Fraud Abuse Act Gets Harsher

    The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), was originally designed to protect computer systems operated by the U.S. government and some financial institutions, but expanded in scope after several amendments. Congress amended it in 1994 to cover private litigations pursuing civil damages, after which, several businesses cited the law primarily ...

  • 27 March

    Obama To Appoint First Woman As Head Of Secret Service

    What has 44th President Barack Obama been up to? Well aside from signing papers, passing laws, and saving the world of course. Barack is making history… again. We all know that back in  November 4, 2008, Obama became the first African-American President of The United States Of America. Then in 2012, ...

  • 26 March

    Italy Overturns Amanda Knox Acquittal

    For those of you living under a rock, Amanda Knox spent four years in an Italian jail before an appellate court overturned her murder conviction in the 2007 death of her roommate Meredith Kercher. Prosecutors say that despite the appellate decision, they still believe Knox and her former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, are ...

  • 25 March

    Prince Harry To Tour US

    Prince Harry is set to come to America between May 9th and 15th to promote the rehabilitation of injured American and UK troops, publicize his own charities and support British interests. Prince Henry also plans to make it a point to visit Colorado Springs to view the opening ceremony of ...

  • 22 March

    Obama Speaks For Peace In Jerusalem

    March 21st, was a day for promoting peace. At least, it was for President Obama who spoke to a crowd of more than 2,000 yesterday in Jerusalem. In attendance were Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, and a vast number of university students. Obama’s fervent urging ...

  • 21 March

    Make Congressmen Dress Like NASCAR Drivers?

    The “We the People” petition website created by the White House has housed petitions of all kinds since its creation. Good, bad, never-to-be-mentioned-again, thought provoking, and even humorous. On Tuesday, March 19th, a diamond in the ruff appeared. “Since most politicians’ campaigns are largely funded by wealthy companies and individuals, ...

  • 20 March

    Maryland Passes Marijuana Bill

    There has been talk for a long time now that U.S. prisons are too packed. The Maryland Senate is working to change that one small step at a time. According to State Senator Allan Kittleman, last year alone, the Maryland police made 47,000 arrests that were marijuana related. On Monday, ...