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Cries for help heard from capsized boat in China’s Yangtze River

Rescuers in southern China were racing to rescue people Tuesday after hearing cries for help from the wreckage of a passenger ship that capsized in a storm the previous night with 458 people, many of them elderly, on board.

By News on the Net - Tuesday, June 2, 2015

China’s Military Isn’t Worried About Obama

Chinese military officials attending a major security conference in Singapore over the weekend made clear that they have no intention of halting their aggressive activities in the South China Sea, and they are confident that U.S. President Barack Obama is not going to be able to stop them.

By News on the Net Bloomberg- Tuesday, June 2, 2015


Who’s Hurt Most by Los Angeles’ $15 Minimum Wage

The Los Angeles City Council voted to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020, a move that will help some workers at the expense of others and lead to higher prices for consumers as businesses pass along the new expense.

By Heritage Foundation Salim Firth- Monday, June 1, 2015


Rand Paul Defangs The Patriot Act (video)

My supportive view of the expiration of the NSA’s infamous electronic monitoring program led by this US Senator and presidential candidate.

By Nadra Enzi - Monday, June 1, 2015




Surveillance powers set to lapse with no deal in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP)—The National Security Agency is losing its authority to collect Americans’ phone records in bulk, after GOP Sen. Rand Paul stood in the way of extending the fiercely contested program in an extraordinary Sunday Senate session.

By News on the Net Associated Press- Sunday, May 31, 2015


Welfare Jihad in Europe

More than 30 Danish jihadists have collected unemployment benefits totaling 379,000 Danish krone (€51,000; $55,000) while fighting with the Islamic State in Syria, according to leaked intelligence documents.

By News on the Net - Sunday, May 31, 2015