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The Washington Monument Is Set to Reopen

The Washington Monument Is Set to Reopen

The Washington Monument is set to reopen to the public on Monday. For close to 1,000 days, it has remained closed after suffering damage from a 5.8 magnitude earthquake on August 23, 2011. Extensive repairs were needed after the earthquake shook a few stones loose and created wide cracks. Debris fell from the exterior and […]

Kathleen Sebelius Quits Post as Secretary of Health and Human Services

Kathleen Sebelius Quits Post as Secretary of Health and Human Services

Kathleen Sebelius resigned from her position as Health and Human Services Secretary. She announced this on Friday, April 11th, 2014. She quit her post and the President accepted her resignation in a Rose Garden ceremony. He then nominated her successor. President Obama said Sebelius has earned the right to step down. He went on to […]

Kathleen Sebelius Replaced by Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Kathleen Sebelius Replaced by Sylvia Mathews Burwell

Kathleen Sebelius has stepped down from her position as Health Secretary, and President Barach Obama has assigned former Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, Sylvia Mathews Burwell to do the job. Sebelius has seen a tumultuous time as Health Secretary with getting the ball rolling for Obama’s new healthcare plan. A website error […]

Jeffrey Thompson: Crack Down on Corrupt Campaigning Starts Now

Jeffrey Thompson: Crack Down on Corrupt Campaigning Starts Now

Jeffrey Thompson, a D.C business man pleaded guilty on Monday for funneling over $2 million over the last six years to a number of political campaigns including Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2010 election which was the catalyst for the investigation by US Attorney General for the District of Columbia Rob Machen. Thompson was also involved in […]

Vincent C. Gray Denies Knowledge of “Shadow Campaign” Contributions

Vincent C. Gray Denies Knowledge of “Shadow Campaign” Contributions

Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray denied allegations from prosecutors which stated that he knew about the “shadow campaign” and was complicit in its execution. The campaign was run by Jeffrey E. Thompson who secretly filtered illegal campaign contributions of more than $2 million into Gray’s mayoral campaign. On Monday Gray spoke with reporters and […]

Maryland Mall and Preceding Mass Shootings Coincide With Alarming Stats

Maryland Mall and Preceding Mass Shootings Coincide With Alarming Stats

The Maryland mall shooting in Columbia on Saturday, which left four injured and three people dead, including the shooter who took his own life, comes just four months after U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the rate of mass shootings is increasing across the United States. What makes this fact even more alarming is […]

NSA Spy News and Changes

NSA Spy News and Changes

There are more National Security Agency (NSA) spy news and changes. They have been in the news again, this time with revelations about tactics used in other countries, allegedly not domestically, to gather intelligence in its spying programs, a program in which President Barack Obama said he would reform. How much reform there will be […]

Government Shutdown an Interview with a Federal Employee

Government Shutdown an Interview with a Federal Employee

With the debt ceiling deadline only one day away and financial peril looming for the U.S. and the world economy, all eyes are on Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and their negotiations. Now in its sixteenth day, the shutdown began on October first when Tea Party activists drove conservative […]

Capitol Shooting: A Case of Deadly Force

Capitol Shooting: A Case of Deadly Force

A 34 year old African American woman was shot and killed today on Capitol Hill after first trying to pass the gates at the White House. This appears to be an isolated incident and doesn’t appear to be any kind of terrorism. The woman’s identity is not yet known. It also has not been confirmed […]

WWII Vets: Nose Thumbing at Its Finest

WWII Vets: Nose Thumbing at Its Finest

On Tuesday, 91 wheelchair bound, cane-toting old guys thumbed their noses at a government shutdown showing Congress exactly what the rest of the country is thinking. Keep arguing like a bunch of babies. We are done with you nonsense. We will visit our memorial and you can’t stop us. Three cheers for common sense. The […]

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