Just A Common Soldier

Just A Common Soldier, also known as A Soldier Died Today, is one of the most popular poems on the Internet. Written and published in 1987 by Canadian veteran and columnist A. Lawrence Vaincourt, it now appears in numerous anthologies, on thousands of websites and on July 4, 2008 it was carved into a marble

A Letter to Combat Veterans on Memorial Day

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This letter written by Denise Williams was originally published Tuesday, May 24, by ChicagoNow.com. By Denise Williams, Tuesday at 2:27 pmDear Combat Veteran,As a combat veteran, particularly if you are still in uniform, but even if you simply wear the hat people are going to thank you for your service in honor of Memorial Day. You

Eleven States Sue Over Obama Administration’s Transgender Directive

US President Barack Obama pauses while speaking after meeting with elected officials, community leaders and law enforcement officials on building trust in communities after Ferguson unrest on December 1, 2014 at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House, in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas and 10 other states filed suit Wednesday against the Obama administration over its directive on transgender student access to public school facilities, firing the first shot in what is likely to be a protracted and messy legal battle over that guidance. The suit was filed in a Texas federal court in response to the directive

Here’s What Went Down At The Facebook Meeting

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Of the organizations and media outlets that attended the meeting with Facebook executives last week, my guess is that ForAmerica was probably the only one in the room that actually has had a public run-in with Facebook.You might remember way back in April of 2011 that ForAmerica’s fans were responsible for shutting down Mark Zuckerberg

What A Robot ‘Thinks’ Of Donald Trump And Hillary Clinton

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Via POLITICO:We got Watson—of Jeopardy! fame—to analyze the candidates’ personalities. Here’s what the A.I. pundit had to say. Donald Trump is unpretentious and can be perceived as verbose. Hillary Clinton isn’t concerned with taking pleasure in life. And Bernie Sanders is unconventional, unconcerned with art and somewhat inconsiderate. These musings are the opinions not of

New Obamacare Regulation Presses for Sex Change Surgery Coverage

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The Obama administration on Friday, the same day it ordered schools to allow students to use bathrooms or locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity, issued a directive that could pressure the nation’s insurers, as well as federal programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, or providers through Obamacare marketplaces to cover sex change procedures.“The final rule

Obama Spending Millions To Find Summer Jobs — For Refugees

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With millions of Americans out of work, this is what our Community-Organizer-In-Chief Barack Obama considers a priority in this country, via the American Mirror: The Obama administration wants to make sure Utica, New York’s young refugees aren’t without a job, so he’s spending millions to make sure it doesn’t happen.“Access to a job in the