Monthly Archives: April, 2016

Carl Icahn: Republicans Don’t Understand Economics and It’s Killing USA

For once, someone is speaking out. All congress knows about money is how to rake it in, and steal from the people, and put it in their accounts. Billionaire investor and Donald Trump supporter Carl Icahn told CNBC that Republican lawmakers have a “pathological” misunderstanding of the national economy that is hurting markets and Americans. …

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Obama announces new steps to curb gun violence

Friday Obama announced new steps to help curb gun violence, including by identifying the requirements that “smart guns” would have to meet for law enforcement agencies to buy and use them as well as sharing mental health records with the federal background check system.

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U.S. looking to Israel for technology to uncover drug tunnels

Back in mid April feds in California discovered what they claimed was the longest drug smuggling tunnel ever constructed along the Golden state’s border with Mexico.

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ICE under fire for releasing thousands of illegal immigrants with rap sheets

Thursday the Obama administration took fire at a House hearing for releasing back into society thousands of illegal immigrants who had committed crimes on U.S. soil – including those behind more than 200 murders.

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Whistleblower: Cockroaches served in food at Chicago-area VA hospital

A vermin infestation has overrun the kitchen of a suburban Chicago Veteran Affairs hospital and is reportedly so severe that cockroaches routinely crawl across countertops as cooks prepare meals. The insects have even found their way into patients’ food, employees say.

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Court-martialed for expressing faith? Court hears ex-Marine’s religious freedom case

Wednesday a federal appeals court weighed the case of a former Marine court-martialed in part for expressing her Christian faith while on the job – though the Marine’s lawyer faced tough questions from judges who suggested she was “thumbing her nose at a superior” with her actions.

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Two midrange North Korean missiles explode after launch

Within 24 hours, not one, but two North Korean intermediate-range ballistic missiles exploded shortly after launch, a U.S. official briefed on the latest intelligence in the region told Fox News on Thursday.

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Boehner unleashed: Ex-speaker calls Cruz ‘Lucifer,’ ‘miserable son of a b—-‘

Politics sure are wonderful, aren’t they? All hell is breaking loose in the GOP. Wow, former House Speaker is really letting loose on Lyin’ Ted. John Boehner, the famously blunt ex-House speaker, left no doubt he’s not a fan of fellow Republican Ted Cruz, leaping off the sidelines of the presidential race Wednesday night to unleash …

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Paychecks for Illinois elected officials delayed, amid budget stalemate

Illinois is about to hit elected officials in their wallets, with the state comptroller planning to delay their paychecks amid nearly $6.5 billion in past-due bills. The austere measure and mounting bills are the result of a stalemate between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Democrat-controlled legislature on a tax-and-spending plan that has dragged on …

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Obama admin withholding details of ‘potentially illegal’ deal to buy Iranian nuke materials

Administration officials have refused to provide specific details about an unprecedented upcoming purchase of Iranian nuclear materials, an $8.6 million exchange that is likely to be funded using American taxpayer dollars, according to conversations with multiple administration officials and sources in Congress.

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