|KEPT AS SEX SLAVE FOR ALMOST 11 YEARS, ARIEL CASTRO VICTIM SPEAKS WORDS OF FORGIVENESS|
October 20, 2014
(CLEAVELAND, OHIO) -- In what was described as her "first live local interview before an audience," a woman who was held captive for almost 11 years in a house of horrors talked Sunday afternoon about how she learned to forgive her captor of over a decade, Ariel Castro, and of how she now feels at peace.
Michelle Knight, one of three women kidnapped, held captive and abused horribly for years by one time Ohio bus driver Ariel Castro spoke at a fundraiser for a local group called WomenSafe domestic violence shelter organization
Open season for some private companies to fleece taxpayers, says new report
October 19, 2014
(NATIONAL) -- It sounds good in theory. The rap on government - any government it seems - has always been that is it slow, cumbersome, top heavy with over paid bureaucrats and terribly inefficient with the taxpayer's dime.
The mantra of some Libertarians, conservatives and others has been just get government out of government services - turn it all over to the private sector - and we'll all live happily ever after with a vastly more efficient and less wasteful government machine.
|THE MICHAEL BROWN SHOOTING FROM POLICE OFFICER'S POINT|
October 18, 2014
(NATIONAL) -- The Ferguson, Mo. police officer that shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown two months ago has told investigators that he was "pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as he struggled over his gun with Mr. Brown," according to a report by the New York Times.
The report is based upon information from government officials that have been briefed on the federal civil rights investigation into the case said the paper.
|WHY ARE SO MANY BIG COMPANIES UNFRIENDING ALEC?|
October 17, 2014
(NATIONAL) -- Exactly 54 days after Lisa B. Nelson started her job as the CEO of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), she got some bad news from a major supporter: The tech giant Google wanted out of its relationship with ALEC.
Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said the relationship had been a “mistake.” Nelson fumed that Google’s abrupt “Dear John” note was like “breaking up via text with your girlfriend when you’re 16.”
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