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Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez Dies

Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez Dies

CARACAS, Venezuela — President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela died Tuesday afternoon after a long battle with cancer, the government announced, leaving behind a bitterly divided nation in the grip of a political crisis that grew more acute as he languished for weeks, silent and out of sight in hospitals in Havana and Caracas. His departure from a country he dominated for 14 years casts into doubt the future of his […]

We Can Handle The Truth!

We Can Handle The Truth!

So maybe, just maybe, the nail in the coffin of American Journalism has popped out a bit before its inevitable lowering into the annals of history. The Obama Administration’s most recent debacle, under the label sequestration, a word even Webster had trouble defining, is perhaps the most glaring example yet of the “misleading leadership” that defines our government. Unfortunately, to those of us who were taught media principles, such as “good reporting must be […]

NRA 500 – NRA to Sponsor NASCAR Cup Race in Texas

NRA 500 – NRA to Sponsor NASCAR Cup Race in Texas

The National Rifle Association is taking its relationship with racing to a new level as the title sponsor of a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. The deal with Texas Motor Speedway comes at a time when the NRA is involved in a renewed debate on gun violence in the wake of the December shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. “It’s not about politics. It’s about sports marketing,” […]

Open Letter From a Black Republican Women to the GOP

Open Letter From a Black Republican Women to the GOP

Dear Reince Priebus: I was raised as an agnostic socialist. I became conservative as an adult after I had a unique opportunity to see how the policies I had supported all my life actually worked when applied. I read the whole Constitution for the first time and I fell in love with this country. I researched and reasoned. I believe our path as a nation has been ordained and blessed […]

Bad Karma – Sequestration Cuts Grants for Tai Chi and Trolley Dances

Bad Karma – Sequestration Cuts Grants for Tai Chi and Trolley Dances

Yes,  we know that Karma and Tai Chi have nothing to do with each other…. But it is a headline.   Yes, you pay for it.  Sequestration is showing Americans what some of their tax dollars are funding.  $386K of funding for Tai Chi and Trolley Dances has been cut due to the sequester.  The Latest hash-tag on twitter is #sequesterthis. Sequestration cuts for San Diego County could affect everything […]