Last year, with the national debate over gun policy still raging and with the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre still fresh in Americans’ minds, Stevie Wonder suggested he might try to buy a gun just to help demonstrate the ways in which current laws defy common sense. “Imagine me with a gun,” the blind musician said. “It’s just crazy.”
As it turns out, not everyone agrees.
A new proposal seeks to split California into 6 different states.
It’d never pass, and if it did, the rural areas would be screwed.
Like California does to the rest of the country, Los Angeles and the Bay Area subsidize services statewide. Without the tax rolls from these highly populated (and blue) areas, the rural (red) areas would have budget problems immediately.
But you know, liberals are destroying the state so red counties should “secede”.
Japan’s coalition government has approved a controversial reinterpretation of the nation’s pacifist constitution that will let its troops fight overseas for the first time since the Second World War.
The decision means that Japan will be able to engage in collective self-defence and come to the aid of a military ally under attack – principally the United States. The Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, says the new strategy, widely viewed as the biggest change to Japan’s defence posture in nearly 70 years, is needed to deal with growing threats in the Asia-Pacific region.
The NBA has banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life and fined him $2.5 million for racial comments he made.
According to a new report by Dr. Sheena Chestnut Greitens, an assistant professor of political science at the University of Missouri, the North Korean government has used drug manufacture and a host of other nefarious activities to raise funds since the 1970s.
This afternoon, whoever runs social media for the New York Police Department asked people to tweet out photos of themselves with police officers.
Maybe you can guess what happened next. - The New York Police Department Is Having A Rough Day on Twitter - On The Media
The transition to South Korea is so difficult, in fact, that many defectors end up moving to Canada and the US, believing it will be easier to start over there — language barrier and all — than to manage the entire business of being Korean in an entirely different way.