Monthly Archives: March 2013

Obama gives powerful speech on why we need gun control now


This is a great speech by Obama explaining why Congress should act now: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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The Supreme Court heard arguments for and against California Prop 8 and the Defensive Marriage Act of ’96


Over the past two day, the Supreme Court of the United States was listening to lawyers argue for and against Prop 8 and Defensive Marriage Act of ’96 to see if it should be overturned. Conservative see the gay rights issue as a god given right to discriminate, but liberals […]

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Cyprus averts bankruptcy in time to not hurt the U.S. economy


I’m sure you’ve heard this before, another bank in a small country almost went bankrupted. Cyprus’s banking system is different because in January there were some €126.4 billion ($162.6 billion) worth of assets on the books of Cypriot banks. That’s almost seven times the size of the the country’s GDP […]

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Political Cartoons from the week of March 17-23


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Hillary Clinton Endorses Gay Marriage is Proof she IS running is 2016


Hillary Clinton gave an interview March 18th endorsing gay marriage making her the second Democratic candidate to do so. The first is Vice President Joe Biden. Of course, neither one have announced they’re running yet, but the writing is on the wall. Hillary Clinton is clearly testing the waters. Making […]

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Why the assault weapons ban was dropped from Senator Reid Bill


This isn’t a big surprise; the federal government once again failed to do its job to protect the American people. One day after the 10-year anniversary of the Iraq war, our politicians announced they would not vote to ban military-style weapons on our streets. Many police chiefs around the country […]

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The Grand Old Party is trying to clean house


The Republican National Committee released an audacious set of recommendations on Monday aimed at revitalizing the party following the drubbing suffered by GOP candidates last November, calling for sweeping changes to the party’s infrastructure, outreach and nominating process to contend for the White House in 2016. The RNC’s 100-page report, […]

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Obama signs expanded Violence Against Women Act


On International Women’s day, President Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act into law again. This bill expired last year and wasn’t renewed because of Republicans in Congress. The bill passed a few weeks ago when John Boehner was forced by Eric Cantor to bring it to the floor for […]

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New bipartisan gun bill could be the new law of the land


Reports out of Washington states a new bipartisan bill on gun laws could be introduced this week in the Senate. After several national gun massacres, Washington D.C. is finally getting their act together. The last gun massacre in New Town, CT may have broken the camels back as far as […]

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State of the Union Speak in 1965 when President Lyndon Johnson call for the Voting Right Act


President Johnson spoke to a joint session of Congress regarding the voting rights of all Americans. He focused on the denial of equal rights to African-Americans and stressed that all citizens must have an equal right to vote. Courtesy of the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas…this is the library of C-Span:

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