Oct 022014
 
Democrats Double Down on Ad Spending for Grimes in Kentucky Senate Race While Ground Game Lags

Though Alison Lundergan Grimes continues to trail in recent polls, Democrats are doubling down on their ad spending to prop up her faltering challenge to incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in the Kentucky U.S. Senate race. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) is spending another $1.4 million in television advertising this week in support of Grimes, this [...]

Oct 022014
 

President Obama deployed a top Cabinet secretary Wednesday to assure Hispanic leaders that the White House will take executive action this year to stop deportations for more illegal immigrants, trying to revive Hispanic voters’ backing of Democrats ahead of November’s elections. “The question of executive action, my friends, is a ‘when’ question,” Labor Secretary Thomas [...]

Oct 022014
 
U.S. Ebola Patient Had Layover in Dulles, CDC Didn't Inform Other Passengers

Local news station WJLA reports that the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notified United, the airline which transported Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan from Dulles International Airport to Dallas, Texas. However, the federal health agency abandoned its normal policy of informing fellow passengers of which flights Duncan took from Liberia to the U.S. [...]

Oct 022014
 

HONG KONG | China’s communist regime showed signs Wednesday that it is losing patience with tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators blocking Hong Kong streets, as the protesters threatened to occupy government buildings in their bid to oust the city’s top leader and hold elections free of Beijing’s control. In a speech marking the 65th [...]

Oct 022014
 
President Football: The Rough Rider's Love Affair with the Rough Sport

“I hereby grant you unconditional permission to play on the third Eleven,” Theodore Roosevelt wrote his namesake wishing to continue to compete on the Groton gridiron after breaking his collar bone. “Now do not break your neck unless you esteem it really necessary. About arms and legs I am less particular, although on the whole [...]

Oct 022014
 

PROVO, Utah (AP) – The decision by Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes to defend the state’s polygamy and gay marriage bans is a waste of money, according to Democrat Charles Stormont. Speaking at a debate in Provo on Wednesday, Stormont criticized Reyes’ decision to pursue “hot button issues,” that he says distracts from other matters [...]

Oct 012014
 
Surgeon General's October Message: September is Veggies Month!

The official website of the Surgeon General of the United States has nothing to say about Ebola prevention and detection, other than an old press release about relief efforts in Liberia. Instead, the lead story is: “September is Fruits Veggies–More Matters Month!” The date displayed on the website as of this writing is October 1. [...]

Oct 012014
 

MEXICO CITY (AP) – For more than two months, Mexico did little to explain how a Mexican army patrol escaped practically unharmed from a gunfight that left 22 suspected criminals dead in a grain warehouse. This week, officials changed their story to say soldiers may have committed murder, but questions about the lop-sided confrontation remain. [...]

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