Public officials at the federal, state and local levels chatter constantly about employment and job creation. Unfortunately, not enough of them seem concerned about the nonsensical barriers they and their predecessors erect that often stand in the way of budding entrepreneurs simply seeking to earn an honest living.
Employers won’t hire her. She’s been berated with epithets like “dirty Jew.” Federal agents have guarded her house because of death threats. And she’s spent hundreds of thousands of dollars defending herself against accusations she orchestrated a coverup in a scandal that has come to represent everything Americans hate about the IRS.
Lois Lerner is toxic — and she knows it. But she refuses to recede into anonymity or beg for forgiveness for her role in the IRS tea party-targeting scandal.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has offered to help the Brazilian government in its investigations around US spying in exchange for permanent asylum in the country.
In an open letter published by Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paulo today (17), the former NSA contractor suggests - without addressing president Dilma Rousseff directly - that his ability to speak is limited in Russia, where is temporarily based.
A short time ago while addressing a CEO roundtable and Business Forum in Tanzania, President Barack H. Obama, told reporters and attendees that today’s Tea Party members in the United States very closely fit the U.S. government’s profile for domestic terrorists. The President’s response came after a Tanzania businessman asked if civil unrest in the U.S. is likely to affect doing business with American companies.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A video showing LMPD officers detaining and frisking customers at Cahoots, a bar on Bardstown Road, is making the Internet rounds.
The video -- shot Tuesday night by someone inside the bar -- allegedly shows a LMPD officer telling patrons and employees to sit down, stay there, and wait to be frisked. The video had more than 12,000 views on YouTube in less than 24 hours.
The Southern Poverty Law Center fashions itself as a a think tank that identifies rightwing extremists. In the recent past their work on "domestic terror threats" found its way into Department of Homeland Security documents, like naming people with "Ron Paul stickers" as potential threats.
It's a bit ironic that they use their "Hate Watch" blog to demonize people that they in fact hate.