Big Break For Obama: Libya Arrests Four In Embassy Killings

The Libyan government has arrested four suspects in the 9/11 attack on the U.S. Embassy that killed four Americans including Ambassador Chris Stevens, vindicating President Obama's declaration on Wednesday that the United States was not going to walk away from a newly liberated Libya because of a terrorist attack.

Date: Thu, 09/13/2012 - 13:16

Journalist's Suit Against Indefinite Domestic Military Detention Wins In Federal Court

A federal judge permanently threw out a key part of the National Defense Authorization Act on Thursday as part of a lawsuit brought by journalist Chris Hedges and others who claimed that they could be held in indefinite military detention because they interviewed suspected terrorists.

Date: Thu, 09/13/2012 - 11:07

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Harshly Questions GOP-Backed Voter ID Law

The Pennslyvania Supreme Court gave a cold reception to the defenders of that presidential swing state's new GOP-passed voter ID law on Thursday, according to early press accounts, suggesting the new law might be struck down or suspended for the 2012 election.

Date: Thu, 09/13/2012 - 10:46

If Politicians Think Teachers Have it So Easy, Why Do They All Become Bankers?

This week a lot of Democrats and "liberals" are attacking Chicago teachers for what they tell us are their extravagant and "unreasonable" demands. It's funny: If they think teaching's such a gravy train, why have they all become bankers instead?

Date: Thu, 09/13/2012 - 10:02

John Kasich at Romney Event: Our Wives Aren't Here Because "They're at Home Doing the Laundry," "Taking Care of the Kids"

Ohio Governor John Kasich has long been known to be a giant flaming misogynist, but that doesn't make it any less depressing that he said at a Romney campaign event that his and the other speaker's wives couldn't be there because "they're at home doing the laundry” and “taking care of the kids."

Seriously, what year is this?

Date: Thu, 09/13/2012 - 09:08

Keep Wall Street Out of Our Waterways


Date: Thu, 09/13/2012 - 09:25

War: What America Knows Best

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It’s pop-quiz time when it comes to the American way of war: three questions, torn from the latest news, just for you.  Here’s the first of them, and good luck!

Two weeks ago, 200 U.S. Marines began armed operations in…?:

Date: Thu, 09/13/2012 - 08:30

Deal May Be Near in Chicago Teachers Strike; Poll Finds Majority Support for Teachers

Negotiators on both sides of the Chicago teachers strike are now saying a deal may be near:

"We would like to get this done. I think everybody would like to get this done," a smiling Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis said late on Wednesday.

She and Chicago School Board President David Vitale said they had made considerable progress toward a compromise.

Date: Thu, 09/13/2012 - 08:09

Anti-Muslim Filmmaker May Be Coptic Christian in California

With protests mounting in the Middle East in response to the anti-Muslim film released by "Sam Bacile," there's obviously been much focus on trying to figure out who this Bacile character is, if he even exists. (As at least a few people have pointed out, M.

Date: Thu, 09/13/2012 - 06:58