Malaysian Flight 17 and the Apathy of the West

An armed pro-Russian separatist stands at a site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash in the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region, July 17, 2014. (Reuters/Maxim Zmeyev)

Last week the world was in shock as a Malaysian passenger plane caring 298 people from the Netherlands to Malaysia was shot down by a missile in the conflicted area of Ukraine. Unlike the missing Malaysian plane only four months ago, news of exactly what had happened was quick to reach the world. A week…

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated

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The U.S. Embassy in Libya was evacuated on Saturday due to the ongoing violence in the city. Around 150 personnel, including 80 U.S. Marines were transported across the border into Tunisia early in the morning. “At the request of the Department of State, the U.S. military assisted in the relocation of personnel from the U.S.…

Hamas Breaks Newest Ceasefire

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Fox News is reporting that Hamas has broken yet another ceasefire with Israel, hot on the heels of numerous reports that Hamas had rejected a new extension: BREAKING: Hamas spokesperson says no to a 4-hour extension of the ceasefire. http://t.co/tl3IHJLtBm — CNN (@CNN) July 26, 2014 AP says Hamas rejects extended ceasefire. Just heard a…

Paul Ryan: Let’s customize aid to the person’s need

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U.S. Representative and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) said we need to “customize aid to the person’s need.” “Each person has a different, unique circumstance and need, yet the federal government treats it all the same. So the vision here is, let’s customize aid to the person’s need to focus on getting them…

The worst throw in the history of MLB?

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Major League Baseball players make some of the most spectacular catches, hits, and throws. However, the Cleveland Indians Ryan Raburn made what could have been one of the worst throws in MLB history on Thursday. After making a terrific effort to make the catch, Raburn somehow managed to spike the ball into the ground, which…

Hillary Clinton: Reset with the Russians was a success

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Hey Hillary, try telling this BS to the families of the 300 plus people who lost their lives when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down last. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is claiming that the so called reset with Russia in 2009 as been a success. “The reset worked. It was an effort to…

John Boehner: No blank check for the President and his allies

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Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) claimed he will not give President Obama and his supporters a blank check concerning the illegal immigration crisis on our southern border. “The administration started earlier this month by signaling some openness to changes in the 2008 law to accelerate the process of returning these children to their home…

Florida golf ball diver attacked by alligator

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A Florida golf ball diver was bit by a 10 foot alligator at Bonaventure Country Club. Stephen Martinez was diving for lost golf balls at the lake located at the 2nd hole of the course when he was attacked by the gator. “I just got bit and I got out of the water as soon…