Here are the top news headlines that may interest you for Monday, April 29th, 2013. Read, be informed, discuss, and prosper.
First and foremost, SBM’s thoughts and prayers are with those directly and indirectly affected by the recent Boston Marathon Bombing. Like many others, SBM is happy to know that at least one of the alleged fugitive brothers was taken into custody. However, while the pursuit and eventual apprehension of one of the suspects dominated headlines since the [...]
On Monday, the United States of America celebrated 2 momentous events: the holiday of my frat brother, and civil rights pillar Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the Presidential Inauguration. It was coincidental how the inauguration of the first black U.S. President and MLK Day fell on the same date, but you can check [...]
I admit, I thought this post would be easier to write. “A freebie,” I thought to myself after the staff reminded me behind the scenes that Monday, January 21st fell on both Obama’s (ceremonial) Second Inauguration – he was officially sworn in on Sunday – and Martin Luther King, Jr Day. Just so we’re all [...]
Like many people across the country, I was anticipating Monday night’s debate. President Obama slept-walked through the first one. The second debate saw an invigorated incumbent who, off the heels of his vice president’s strong showing, demonstrated that he in fact could debate and debate well. With the presidential debates essentially tied, I tuned in [...]
On Monday, the campaign to reelect President Barack Obama released a new campaign ad featuring everybody’s favorite rapper, Shawn Jay-Z Carter. The clip, nearly two minutes long, features a suited Jay discussing how the divisive nature of our American political system has fueled generations of voter apathy amongst certain populations and how a great deal [...]
A couple of weeks ago as the Republican and Democratic National Conventions were taking place I got a chance to see Ann Romney and Michelle Obama give speeches in support of their husbands’ bid to win the 2012 presidential nomination. I jokingly tweeted during Ann Romney’s speech that I would love to see a First [...]
In a historic moment that will be aired tomorrow morning on ABC’s Good Morning America, President Barack Obama has come out in support of gay marriage. In doing so, he becomes the first sitting US President to back same-sex marriages, shifting markedly from the contrary or purposely silent stances his presidential predecessors have taken. As [...]