Monthly Archives: March, 2011

Colorado – 16 year old suspected in killing great grandparents

For the second time in a month, a young male is suspected in a family killing in rural Colorado, as this time, a 16 year old boy is under investigation in the death of his great grandparents.  A spokesman for the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, Lance Clem said, that detectives have no other suspects in …

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Obama Campaign Reportedly Amasses Big Legal Fees

Obama’s campaign committee has been racking up big bills,  for legal fees since his historic election.  According to to a CQ MoneyLine study of Federal Election Commission records, his committee has paid three times more  in legal fees in the two years since his election than in the two years prior.  Also, the report shows that Obama …

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Twin moms indicted in child-abuse case

In Louisville Kentucky, a grand jury has indicted  twin mothers of two stepbrothers for alleged child abuse tied to a case that left one boy dead and the other injured.  the twins, Jeanette and Janet Allen, 22, were each charged with four felony counts for allegedly placing Christopher Allen, 2, and his half-brother Wyatt, also 2, …

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Washington State Union Battles Heated, But No Outrage

Union discontent is spreading from state to state, when it comes to removing collective bargaining, but not all states are going through the outrage like in Wisconsin.  It is also happening in Washington state, but without the outrage. Washington is faced with a deficit of more than $5 billion owver the next two years, so Gov …

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US Supreme Court rejects 340B drug price suits

On Tuesday, the US Supreme Court in a unanymous ruling, stated that local providers of medical service for the poor cannot sue drug companies for overcharging.  Section 340B of the Public Health Services Act puts ceilings on drug manufacturers, limiting, what they charge for medications sold to specified healthcare facilities. What is the Public Health …

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NPR stops search for new exec until new CEO is hired

Joyce Slocum, National Public Radio’s interim CEO, has announced that the taxpayer radio network will stop searching for a senior vice president for News until it finds a new permanent CEO.  After Vivian Schuller was ousted, Slocum took over the reigns, when NPR’s foundation’s nonprofit president Ron Schiller (no relation) was caught on tape by …

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Parents lose civil rights medical case

Utah’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled unanimously Tuesday that parents could not sue state officials who reported they were medically neglecting their son.  The case involved Barbara and Daren Jensen and their 12-year-old son Parker.

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Anti-Hunger Advocates Fast to Protest US Budget Cuts

No wonder this country is so far in debt, and broke.  We can’t afford to even feed our own people, yet we are taking on the world.  Sure the school meal program is needed, here, but only for the extremely poor.  As is, the income guidelines were raised, but with more unemployed qualifying, it’s time …

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NY girl in middle of immigration row returned to US

Four year old Emily Ruiz who is an American citizen, at the center of an immigration dispute, returned to the United States from Guatemala on Wednesday, according to her family’s attorney, who accompanied her.  Emily’s parents, who live on Long Island say the the girl spent several months in Guatamala.  It seems that her grandfather …

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Feds put on hold, Rejections of Same-Sex Couple Applications

The Administration has put on hold immigration cases involving married gay couples following the decision to drop its defense of the federal law banning same-sex marriage.  What this now means is that any foreign national who is married to a U.S. citizen of the same sex would not automatically be denied immigration benefits.  An immigration …

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