Arizona and the Religious Freedom Bill

Arizona and the Religious Freedom Bill

Arizona’s bill, SB 1062, once awaiting signature by Governor Jan Brewer and touted as “freedom of religion” by supporters, and a right to discriminate against the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) community by detractors, has been vetoed. It had caused such a furor that the decision of whether or not Super Bowl XLIX would […]

Venezuela in Crisis

Venezuela in Crisis

Venezuela is in the news for pretty much the same reasons as that of Syria, Egypt and Ukraine: the crisis of national civil unrest. The country has been in the throes of an economic crisis for years, with causes such as an inflation rate of close to 60 percent and all kinds of shortages, including […]

Israel not Putting up With Hezbollah

Israel not Putting up With Hezbollah

One thing not in doubt about Israel: they are not putting up with Hezbollah supporting Syrian government forces or being supported by Syria at all. Israel recently conducted two raids involving warplanes near the Syrian-Lebanese border, hitting a weapons convoy for Hezbollah forces in Syria. It’s not the first time Israel has done so either. […]