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It seems like the entire nation has been talking nonstop for weeks about the controversy surrounding new laws and regulations that either support equal bathroom access rights for transgender citizens or strips them away. Although some states have now outlawed trans access rights, new reports claim that President Barack Obama and his administration are planning to push for pro-trans…

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The U.S. Bureau of Prisons announced that pork is no longer welcome in 122 federal penitentiaries. The reason for the ban is said to simply be a result of pork’s lack of popularity among inmates. “Why keep pushing food that people don’t want to eat? Pork has been the lowest-rated food by inmates for several years,”…

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A storm erupted from the philosophical collisions on social media after President Obama received backing from Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee authorizing controlled military strikes against Syria in a 10-7 vote. McCain meticulously included language in the bill that would limit the time frame of the war, the scope of…

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This past Friday, Sept. 7, the August jobs report was released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. According to the report, total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 96,000 in August, and the unemployment rate edged down to 8.1 percent. Specific employment increases were in food services and drinking places, in professional and technical services,…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration announced it will expand the FBI’s antiquated definition of rape to reflect an evolved understanding of the crime, and to broaden protections. The new definition includes men as victims for the first time, and no longer requires that victims must have physically resisted their attackers. Vice President Joe Biden,…

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Republican Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood was asked to explain to an audience at a transportation conference why it is so difficult to get any big infrastructure projects built in America right now, and he told them: “Some people don’t want Obama to be successful.” LaHood suggested that his GOP colleagues on the hill are sabotaging…

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While Republicans in Congress are blocking every effort put forth by President Obama, they still offer no real alternatives to create jobs and deal with the economic crisis confronting the nation. Currently, House Republicans are blocking the Obama administration’s efforts to promote healthier lunches in school by saying the new rules are too costly. They…

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