By John Ruberry Early next year the first round of the Chicago mayoral election will be held, If no candidate achieves a majority, then the top two face each other in a runoff. The two-term incumbent, Rahm Emanuel, President Obama's first chief of staff, is running, as are several other candidates, each with baggage, including … Continue reading Barack Obama, Chicago mayor?
By John Ruberry For the second time in less than a month, left-wing protesters illegally blocked a major Chicago expressway, with the goal of bringing attention to gun violence in America's third-largest city. You know what? People in Chicago and its suburbs already know about the homicide epidemic. As do most people nationwide. Last year … Continue reading Chicago needs to crack down on illegal expressway-blocking protests
A 17-year old with no visible means of financial support got an abortion this morning. Not news, you say? Look again. “Jane Doe” is an immigrant, an unaccompanied 17-year-old, living in the U.S. without benefit of documentation. When Jane Doe learned she was pregnant, she sought an abortion in Texas, where she is living. Disputes … Continue reading Rough “Justice”
A while back we postulated DaTechGuy's theory (law) of Media Outrage which states: The level of Outrage or interest of the media and their allies on the left concerning any insult or prevarication concerning a person or thing will routinely be equal to the inverse of the degree of the political distance between said media … Continue reading DaTechGuy’s 2nd Law of Democrat/Media Outrage
By John Ruberry This week marks the centennial of the United States' entry into World War I, then known as the Great War. Much of Europe had been engaged in widespread slaughter since 1914 when Congress, at the request of President Woodrow Wilson, voted to declare war on Germany on April 6, 1917. After the … Continue reading World War I: Nineteen months that dramatically changed America
By: Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – Like all other schools across the state and across the nation, Walnut Hill Elementary/Middle School in Shreveport is gearing up for rigorous state testing this month. The new tests that students will now have to take are Common Core based and extremely tough and schools across the parish have been drilling, … Continue reading ACLU vs. Religious Liberty in Louisiana
If the ACLU is all bent out of shape over saying Merry Christmas then I'm sure they are all over this : The Justice Department is suing a Chicago-area school district for not allowing a Muslim teacher to take time off to make a religious pilgrimage to Mecca. Safoorah Khan's requests for three weeks of … Continue reading Does that mean Catholics should get Ash Wednesday off?
Although there has been a noticeable turn by retailers away from the "Happy Holidays" nonsense the ACLU has not given up to protect those offended by the National Holiday of the United States known as "Christmas". School superintendents across the state were reminded by the ACLU this week that holiday celebrations focusing primarily on one … Continue reading And the ACLU’s War on Christmas continues
Let's sue to save the life of a terrorist in a foreign country because he was born here. The younger al-Awlaki, who was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico, has been marked for death by the U.S. Defense Department and the CIA, according to the organizations. U.S. forces are trying to find al-Awlaki, saying he … Continue reading Hey this is exactly what people are hoping for from the ACLU