Obama’s Plan African Family Trip… $60-$100 Million To Be Picked Up By You And I

Marooned in Marin 6/13/2013

While many Americans won’t have much of a vacation again this summer (seen those fuel costs? airplane fares?), the Obamas are planning another exquisite adventure for which we’re picking up the tab…

…President Obama and his family will be going to Africa later this month. But the trip won’t be cheap; […]

Official: 12 Bodies Recovered After Texas Blast

Christopher Sherman and Nomaan Merchant Associated Press in West, TX via ABC News 4/19/2013

The bodies of 12 people have been recovered from the remnants of a tiny Texas farm town that was rocked by a roaring explosion at a fertilizer plant, authorities said Friday, confirming for the first time the number of people who […]

President Readying Executive Orders on Gun Control

Robert Farago The Truth About Guns 4/18/2013

“Vice President Biden told White House allies in the gun control fight Thursday that President Obama will be announcing new executive actions on gun violence in the days after the Senate voted down a gun violence bill,” buzzfeed.com reports. “On a conference call with ‘stakeholders,’ Biden told gun […]

Explosion at Texas plant injures firefighters

The Waco Tribune 4/17/2013

Several firefighters and others were injured in a fertilizer plant explosion in West shortly before 8 p.m.

Multiple buildings were reported to be on fire, including West Middle School, 406 W. Shook St., after the explosion at West Fertilizer Co., 1471 Jerry Mashek Drive, and a dispatcher calling for ambulances said […]