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Libertarian Party: Who are They?

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The Libertarian Party is the third largest political party in the country.A� Most of us dona��t know anything about who they are.A� This year the Party is larger and more well known that it has been before.A� The opposition to Donald Trump and the popularity of Bernie Sanders has caused people to start looking at some of the lesser known candidates. The Libertarian Party is working hard to get their…

Chris Christie Tells Area Woman Who’s The Boss, Gets Defensive About Use Of Springsteen Music

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While responding to a constituent’s questions about his use of Bruce Springsteen’s music, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) seems to have taken the words of The Boss to heart: “No retreat, baby, no surrender.” At a town hall on Tuesday, participant Sandy Booket said she heard that Springsteen asked Christie to stop playing his music because the rock icon, who was born in New Jersey, disagrees with the governor’s…

Rick Perry Calls Indictment ‘Abuse Of Power,’ Stands By His Actions

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) spoke about his indictment on Saturday, calling it an “abuse of power.” “I wholeheartedly and unequivocally stand by my veto, and I’ll continue to defend this lawful action of my executive authority as governor,” Perry said at a press conference. “We don’t settle political indifferences with indictments in this country,” Perry added, calling the indictment “outrageous.” Perry is accused of abusing the powers of his office by…

Grimes Is As Tough As McConnell — And As Nasty

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. -– It’s finally dawning on people, perhaps including some Republicans here in Kentucky, that the 35-year-old woman tearing into Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) day after day may be as tough and nasty as the 72-year-old five-term incumbent she is trying to oust. At the Fancy Farm picnic this past weekend, Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) clearly bested McConnell in the most elemental of political confrontations:…

7 Tips for Surviving a Black Family Reunion

7 Tips for Surviving a Black Family Reunion

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It’s summer, which means it’s family-reunion time. These gatherings are a time of celebration, but between the family politics and the overeating you’re bound to do, they can be downright exhausting. Before you put on your custom-made T-shirt and head to the park to meet your long-lost relatives, remember to keep these tips in mind. 1. Avoid your conspiracy-theorist uncle. Everyone has the uncle who fully embraces a conspiracy theory…

Why Is Chicago Losing Black People?

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By April Taylor The Huffington Post is reporting that Chicago is losing its status as a mecca for Black culture and artists.  Gone are the days when African Americans moved North during the Great Migration to find opportunity in the city.  According to the 2010 Census, Chicago and its surrounding suburbs have seen a loss of 17% of the regions African American population over the last decade.  This represents a…

Busted: Gov. Chris Christie’s former Aide Says He Knew about Bridge Closings

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It’s amazing how one little scandal can turn you from a presidential hopeful into deadmeat.  New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was once a high flier in American politics, but that’s not true anymore.  Ever since it was revealed that his office may have made the decision to shut down a bridge as political payback, the world has been coming down on him.  Now, recent allegations may be the nail in…

Teen Kills His Own Sister Over Laundry

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by Barry Burch Jr. The life of a 17-year-old girl was allegedly taken by her 14-year-old brother following a dispute.  According to CBS San Francisco, it was a cold-blooded murder. The 22-year-old cousin of the teens is shocked, and says that she has been ever since she discovered the altercation between her cousins started over laundry.  The young lady was allegedly shot dead because she dyed her brother’s clothes with bleach…

Teen With Autism Arrested After Strangling Man During “Consensual Sεx Act”

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by Barry Burch Jr. A teenager with autism in Arizona was recently arrested for her role in the death of a 43-year-old man during what police are calling a “consensual sεx act.” Authorities in Glendale were called to a home at approximately 5:45 p.m. on Saturday.  Upon their arrival they found Jason Ash dead inside of the apartment, according to The Arizona Republic. The death was actually a murder and this was…

Community Raises Money For Man Seriously Injured During Power Lift

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By Barry Burch Jr. In case you didn’t know, the CrossFit community is worldwide.  It’s also compassionate.  The group has made the decision to unite and support one of their own who was seriously injured during a competition, as reported by CBS Denver. In the middle of a power-lift Kevin Ogar’s spine severed.  This caused the man to lose the ability to operate both of his legs.  Since the tragic event there…

Driverless Cars May Be Soon Hitting the Market

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By Barry Burch Jr. Ever dream of grabbing some shut-eye on your way home, or perhaps on your way to work?  That may be possible sooner than you think. In 2004, Will Smith appeared in the movie “I-Robot” in a self-driving car.  Now, just ten years later, the idea seems to have become a reality.  According to Bjorn Giesler of Audi, “You can just say, ‘hey, I do not want…

How Do You End Someone’s Life with an “Atomic Wedgie”? This Man Did It

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By Barry Burch Jr. Killing someone is bad enough as it is with zero attempts at humor involved.  So when those attempts are actually made, the level of horror slides up several notches. A man who was once a marine is being accused of the murder of his stepfather, and the decision he made with regard to how to do so have many shocked and in a state of disbelief….

Man Rams Car Through a Gas Station and Then Steals a Banana

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By Barry Burch Jr. Bizarre things are happening throughout the country, but this one has left police scratching their heads in amazement. Police are now on the lookout in Newington, Connecticut.  They hope to find a man who committed a senseless yet appetite-pleasing crime.   A man backed an SUV into a gas station in Connecticut several times then sped off in the damaged vehicle, but not before stealing and…

Manhattan High Rise Fire Traps People On Top

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by Barry Burch Jr. The tragedy most notably referred to as 9/11 showed the American public the horror of being trapped in a building above a burning fire, and sadly, yesterday in Manhattan, there were people enduring similar fears.  A three-alarm fire in one of the high-rise buildings essentially paralyzed the residents above it. There were more than 100 firefighters who responded to the call at around 11:00 a.m. on…

Former Mayor and Husband Attacked by Family Dog, Husband Dies

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by Barry Burch Jr. Former mayor of Bullhead City, Arizona, Diane Vick, is currently recovering from an injury she received during an attack by her dog.  Her husband was also killed in the incident.  The deadly attack happened on Saturday. Ms. Vick’s husband, Tom Vick, died Sunday morning.  Mr. Vick was a social studies teacher.  He was attacked by the family dog, a boxer.  According to The Las Vegas Review-Journal, a call…