By Rand Paul
Obama acts as though we no longer have a Constitution
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Italy's justice minister is warning that rampant corruption by politicians' pilfering public funds is reaching unprecedented levels, just as the government is demanding sacrifices from its citizens to keep the country from succumbing to the European debt crisis.
A Russian shock rocker running for mayor of a sizable Moscow suburb sums up the nation's anti-Putin movement with four words: "They are utterly uninteresting."
Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday characterized his trip to Beirut later this week as a pilgrimage for peace for the entire Middle East region and its anguished people.
When a smirking Vladimir Putin told journalists shortly before his return to the presidency in May that he would "certainly tighten the screws" on Russia's protest leaders, no one in the opposition was entirely sure how serious the former KGB officer was.
Helmeted riot police round up hundreds of protesters, including some whose only apparent crime is wearing white ribbons of opposition.
Helmeted riot police round up hundreds of protesters, including some whose only apparent crime is wearing white ribbons of opposition. A teacher who spoke out about election rigging is dragged into court and fined. Now a new law awaiting President Vladimir Putin's signature raises fines for participating in unauthorized protests 150-fold, to nearly the average annual salary in Russia.
And she'll have to say, 'The spoiler, you know?
"His candidacy is simply an attempt to turn the elections into a farce and detract attention from my bid and my opposition to the highway," Ms. Chirikova told The Washington Times.