Rick Perry called for a radical new approach to American foreign aid spending in the GOP debate Saturday night, proposing that all aid be reduced “to zero,” and then be re-implemented only once the country made a good case for their aid. Asked later in the night if he included Israel in that plan, Perry [...]
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It took Cain less than a minute to come out against “torture,” but in favor of torture during the GOP debate in South Carolina Saturday night. “I do not agree with torture, period,” Cain said, in response to a reader question. But asked about waterboarding in particular, Cain elaborated, “I agree that it was an [...]
Herman Cain said during Saturday night’s GOP debate on foreign policy that President Barack Obama’s reaction to the Arab Spring, the democratic uprisings in several Arab countries earlier this year, has allowed the movement to go in the wrong direction — a surprising statement against democratic movements. “You have to look at Libya, Egypt, Yemen [...]
A new Obama administration policy to avoid deportations of illegal immigrants who are not criminals has been applied very unevenly across the country and has led to vast confusion both in immigrant communities and among agents charged with carrying it out.
The Penn State debacle that erupted following football coach Joe Paterno’s dismissal continues to rankle sports fans. Now, two high-profile voices are now linking the child sex abuse charges facing Paterno’s former assistant with the LGBT community — in particular, citing the case as evidence against gay parenting and same-sex adoption. First to speak out [...]