Tag: President Obama

Stephen Colbert Helps Welcome Home The Troops

It’s hard to imagine a more touching moment. Soldiers who have been deployed in Iraq return to applause, cheers and the open arms of loved ones. On August 19, 2010, the last American combat brigade left Iraq. The final members of this 4,000 member unit made their way out of the country and into Kuwait Read More…

Unemployment Benefits May Be Extended Soon

The unemployment rate in America is improving, at least according to the U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics, but millions of people are still jobless. Families across the country have been relying on unemployment benefits to get through these difficult times. Until recently, people expected their unemployment benefits to be extended. Many were counting on that Read More…

The Supreme Court Makes A Decision About Sex Offenders

On Monday, May 17 2010, the Supreme Court declared Civil Commitment for sex offenders to be legal. This means the federal government may now hold sexual offenders indefinitely. The concept of Civil Commitment was established by the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006. Adam Walsh was abducted and murdered by a man Read More…

What’s Affecting You? Healthcare Reform

Healthcare reform has been debated for years, and as of March 2010 a new bill was signed into law by President Barack Obama. A few revisions to the policy have since been approved by the House and Senate, and the modified document is expected to receive the Presidential signature next week. This bill is intended Read More…

Social Networks in the News: Facebook Grows & Obama Gets Tweeted

There are dozens of Social Networks available to people all over the world, and two of the most popular are making big news … again. Facebook is in the spotlight for its impressive growth, and Twitter for a message that only had a short lifespan. Facebook has more registered users than some countries have people. Read More…