Ron Paul’s ‘Audit the Fed’ bill passes the House : At long last, Ron Paul has his day.
Weather Extremes Leave Parts of U.S. Grid Buckling : “From highways in Texas to nuclear power plants in Illinois, the concrete, steel and sophisticated engineering that undergird the nation’s infrastructure are being taxed to worrisome degrees by heat, drought and vicious storms.” Thanks to Gwen C for the link.
Obama talks of limiting “some gun use” in wake of Colorado shooting : “President Obama has added his voice to the push for limits on Americans’ gun use in the wake the massacre last week at a movie theater in Colorado.”
Mass shooting prompts calls from Capitol Hill and beyond for tighter gun laws : “The call for federal lawmakers to tighten gun laws has intensified following the mass shooting in Colorado, with New Jersey Democratic Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg urging Congress on Saturday to swiftly address a ban on certain weapons.”
Folks have you hugged you AK today? “AK-47s belong in the hands of soldier and not in the hands of crooks. They belong on the battlefield of war, not on the streets of our cities, Obama said.” President Obama is going for gun bans and sale restrictions
Reliance on imports leaves U.S. vulnerable to disasters, report says : “An increasing reliance on imports, combined with the fraying of the nation’s power grid, highways and rail lines, leaves the United States more vulnerable to the damage of natural disasters and terrorist attacks, according to a report to be released Wednesday by former homeland security secretary Tom Ridge.”
Why Does the UN Still Exist? : “Corrupt and ineffective, it falsely promises that global governance and peace are near at hand.”
55 Percent Of Americans Believe That The Government Will Take Care Of Them If Disaster Strikes : “If a major emergency happened in the United States, do you have faith that the government would take care of you? Amazingly, even after all of the examples to the contrary that we have seen in recent years, a solid majority of all Americans actually believe that the government will be there for them when things hit the fan.”