Colorado School Suspends 6-Year-Old For Using Fingers To Make Shape Of A Gun…

Are adults still running schools these days? Via KRDO: A Colorado Springs first-grader was suspended from school after pointing his fingers at a classmate in the shape of a gun. Six-year-old Elijah goes to Stratton Meadows Elementary School. On Monday, he pointed at a classmate in the shape of a gun and said, “You’re dead.” […]

US official: Russia's actions in Ukraine conflict an 'invasion'

A senior State Department official said Wednesday that the U.S. considers Russia’s military support for rebels in neighboring Eastern Ukraine an “invasion,” which could mark the first time any U.S. official has made such an acknowledgment in public… More >

Business Deaths Are Hampering Job Growth

Small businesses and startups are the crux of economic growth in the United States. Gallup continually collects and analyzes data to understand the attitudes of small-business owners and the current barriers to job growth and startups. More >

OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Netanyahu brings Iran case to Congress

THE TOPLINE: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a Tuesday address to Congress warned lawmakers that President Obama’s proposed nuclear deal with Iran would start the countdown to a “nuclear nightmare.”He said the… More >

D-Link removes fingers from ears, preps mass router patch

Amnesia strikes as hacker discloses remote code exec flaws Domestic router Daddy D-Link is patching dangerous remote access flaws in several models of its networking gear.… More >

Rasmussen Employment Index Matches Six-Year High

The Rasmussen Employment Index which measures worker confidence rose a point in February to tie the highest level measured in six years. At 104.2, worker confidence is up from 103.3 in January and matches December’s all-time high. The index fell to a recent low of 81.2 in October 2013 but gained steadily after that. After […]

Rank-and-File Partisans Reflect Their Leaders' Views on Israel and Netanyahu

The visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the U.S. and his speech before Congress on Tuesday has underscored, if not exacerbated, the abundant political differences in elected officials’ views of the prime minister and of Israel and the Middle East situation more generally. More >

OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Congress braces for Netanyahu speech

THE TOPLINE: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday will deliver his controversial address to Congress, where he is expected to criticize the White House’s efforts to close a deal with Iran over its nuclear program. The… More >

Sisters of Leon Kanner seek “maximal sentence” for Rasmea Odeh

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Rasmea Odeh is the Chicago resident who was convicted of a supermarket bombing in Jerusalem in 1969 that killed Edward Joffe and Leon Kanner, two university students. Despite claims from Rasmea’s supporters, the evidence of her guilt was overwhelming, as set forth in my post, Rasmea Odeh rightly convicted of Israeli supermarket bombing and U.S. […]

Americans Split on Worth of U.S. Being No. 1 Economically

Half of Americans (50%) feel it is “important” for the U.S. to be No. 1 in the world economically — up from 39% in 2007. Seventeen percent say the U.S. is No. 1 economically, which ties for the lowest percentage to say so since 1993. More >