It is rather amusing when suddenly News Corp develops a conscience and accuses Google of being ‘`a platform of piracy and the spread of malicious networks.’’ Rather a case of the pot calling the kettle black. After all, News Corp is not exactly as pure as driven snow. Google, however, has taken it in a rather sporting manner and has retorted with a very Brit tongue-in-cheek, `‘Phew, what a scorche
By Preetam Kaushik on Sep 23, 2014
Rev. Harold Lusk, Pastor of the Greenwood Baptist Church in Tuskegee, Alabama can continue to make his twice weekly visits to the Tuskegee University campus to conduct bible study with students and other area pastors. This week, Lusk received news that the “Trespass Letter” issued on September 8 by Tuskegee University Police Chief Patrick Mardis had been rescinded. He is now free to visit the camp
By Harold Michael Harvey, JD on Sep 23, 2014
News analysis The Sept. 22 air strikes directly into Syria marked a new shift for the United States in its air campaign against The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. For all intents and purposes, they have brought the United States into yet another Middle East war. United States President Barack Obama has said the United States developed a coalition of support against the brutal ISIS regime, statin
By Mike Sarzo on Sep 23, 2014
This isn't a story about Mitt Romney, although he is the poor sap who started the national conversation about nearly half of the country being freeloaders. The 2012 election was when Ayn Rand became a household word and folks on the right started blathering on and on about makers and takers. Rich people began to tell us they weren't just richer than we were, they were better people. It reminds me
By Michael Rappaport on Sep 23, 2014
Former President Bill Clinton, who delivered a blockbuster speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC, in 2012, to reelect President Obama, which earned him the nickname of "explainer in chief," brought the president back on stage during Tuesday plenary session at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative held in New York City. President Clinton used far fewer wor
By John Michael Spinelli on Sep 23, 2014
On Monday, the first of three days of discussions and presentations that make the agenda for the 10th Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative held in New York City, Hillary Rodham Clinton said the global economy can't really work as well as it should with opening it to women. Mrs. Clinton, a former first lady, U.S. Senator representing the State of New York and Secretary of State for Pres
By John Michael Spinelli on Sep 23, 2014
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