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Smoking Age Could Be Increased In California

Smoking Age Could Be Increased In California

An effort is being made in California to push the smoking age from 18 to 21. The bill was introduced Jan. 29 into California’s state senate. The purpose of the bill is to limit teenagers from smoking early on to reduce addiction rates. Tobacco companies know people are addicted at a young age, and it […]

Corruption Saves the Day?

Corruption Saves the Day?

Did corruption save the day? During the FOMC meeting this morning it was announced that there would be no press conference. And in all honesty, not much has been particularly worth even noting from the Federal Reserve recently. They’ve been cutting back on asset purchases with no real, credible exit plan as to how they’re going […]

Mitt Romney Sets His Sights on 2016

Mitt Romney Sets His Sights on 2016

After coming up short in the Republican primary of 2008 and the presidential election in 2012, Mitt Romney is eyeing a third attempt at being elected to the office of the presidency. The former governor of Massachusetts admitted that he is once again making a run for president after declaring that the United States is […]

Republican House Takes Stand on Abortion During March for Life

Republican House Takes Stand on Abortion During March for Life

The Republican-controlled House may have buckled to pressure earlier this month on the issue of banning late-term abortions, but the setback did not deter them from taking a stand for the sanctity of unborn life during the March for Life in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. The day marked the 42nd anniversary of […]

Ukraine to Be Trained by U.S. in Spring

Ukraine to Be Trained by U.S. in Spring

U.S. Army Europe Lt. Ben Hodges indicated on Wednesday that the United States would start training the National Guard of Ukraine this spring. The U.S. will also be providing support via military supplies like armored pickups, vans, and the new prototype of the “Kozak” that arrived in Kiev on Monday. This equipment will be vital […]

Mitt Romney’s Political Reinvention for 2016

Mitt Romney’s Political Reinvention for 2016

Since his defeat in the 2012 presidential elections, Mitt Romney, a prominent member of the Republican Party, has been working on his platform. His bid to run for president in 2016 is wide open, and it is heavily believed that he is, and should, run for office. Mitt Romney claims to have reinvented what promises […]

Obama Will Face YouTube Interviewers After State of the Union

Obama Will Face YouTube Interviewers After State of the Union

President Obama will face and answer questions from YouTube interviewers Bethany Mota, Hank Green and GloZell Green in an interview on Thursday, Jan. 22 –  two days after his State of the Union address. Google, owner of YouTube, disclosed that the president will answer questions regarding top issues that concern the audience most. Since 2010, […]

George H.W. Bush Remains in Hospital for Fourth Night in a Row

George H.W. Bush Remains in Hospital for Fourth Night in a Row

Former president George H.W. Bush is spending his fourth night in hospital, following his Tuesday evening admittance for shortness of breath. While there is no word yet as to why he is still being kept there, it is said to be merely a continued precaution regarding the aforementioned reason why he was brought there in […]

George H.W. Bush Spends Christmas Day in Hospital

George H.W. Bush Spends Christmas Day in Hospital

George H.W. Bush has spent his Christmas day in hospital, remaining in care at Houston Methodist Hospital in Texas. He has remained there for the past two days, after being admitted for extreme shortness of breath on Tuesday evening. He was kept for the night as a precaution, and is said to be still under […]

George Bush Senior Hospitalized For Breath Shortness, Remains in Care

George Bush Senior Hospitalized For Breath Shortness, Remains in Care

Former President George H.W. Bush was taken to hospital yesterday night as a precautionary measure regarding having experienced shortness of breath at some point in the evening. It is not yet known what he was doing when this health scare occurred, or if it was merely a scare or something more serious. Upon medical professionals […]

Japan’s Shinzo` Abe: A Dominant Politician

Japan’s Shinzo` Abe: A Dominant Politician

Japan has voted to retain Shinzo` Abe as Prime Minister for another term. Together with the Buddhist-backed Komeito party, Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) will continue to govern the country after wining 325 of the 475 lower house seats. The resounding win has given Abe the potential of remaining in power for more than the […]

Dick Cheney and Enhanced Interrogation

Dick Cheney and Enhanced Interrogation

While claiming that the CIA stopped short of actual torture Dick Cheney, in a sometimes rambling interview with Chuck Todd on Meet the Press, defended the use of the enhanced interrogation methods and approaches including water boarding, employed by the CIA at Guantanamo Prison. With reference to the enhanced approach he said that the most […]

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