Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Villains abound in the great immigration scam, now playing out in Congress, and not all of them are Democrats. Some are fat cats of the Republican persuasion, and the satisfied smiles on their faces suggest Cheshire blood lines.
President Obama's health care reform is prompting employers to hire more part-time and temporary workers to escape paying benefits under a mandate that goes into effect next year, amplifying a trend toward transient employment that took hold during the recession, according to a growing number of economic indicators.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed into law Thursday a bill that would protect public schools from legal actions if they chose to say "Merry Christmas."
Christmas may be six months off, but it seems the Grinch is already at work.
The Nationals have had their scouts deployed in all the same places this season, seeing all of the top talent as they normally do. They have ranked the talent, based on their evaluations, and as those players go off the board in picks No. 1-67, the Nationals will take them down.
While residents up and down the East Coast are cringing at the onset of the cicada invasion, a few savvy entrepreneurs and businesses are coming up with creative ways to celebrate — and profit from — the rare mass reappearance of the noisy bugs, hawking everything from themed jewelry to teriyaki-grilled cicadas.
Free-flowing booze and raunchy strip teases are just a few of the alleged antics at annual parties hosted by New York Parks Department supervisors.
Press and pundits erupted with glee following Rep. Michele Bachmann's announcement that she would not run for office again. The Minnesota Republican drew much derisive coverage, described in various reports as a "failed presidential candidate" and a "fact checker's dream," among many things. But not everyone was interested in the media pile-on — and they appear convinced that the lawmaker is not done yet.
Boston Marathon attendees who fled restaurants without paying when their meals were interrupted by the deadly bombings are now stepping up to settle their bills — from all across the nation.
There's an immeasurably deep cleavage between left and right in America, illustrated vividly in the way Americans regard the Benghazi scandal and outrage. It's in the DNA.
It was the end of an era at Manchester United on Sunday as Ferguson coached his final home match for a club he has led for nearly 27 years. And he had a 38th piece of major silverware to celebrate.
Amanda Berry gave birth to a daughter, Jocelyn, during her hidden years. More than a few people have speculated that having a daughter may have given Amanda Berry the strength and courage to attempt to escape. We may never really know. But Amanda's love for, and pride in, her daughter are moving.
What a blockhead. The man behind the voice of Charlie Brown in the special, "A Charlie Brown Christmas," was sentenced Wednesday in a San Diego courtroom on charges of stalking and threatening his ex-girlfriend and her plastic surgeon.
The number of names in a secret U.S. database of suspected terrorists has swollen to 875,000 from 540,000 only five years ago, in part because of rule changes introduced after al Qaeda's failed underwear bomb plot in 2009.