Cuba May Not Follow Through with Alleged Promise to Obama

From the story, regarding the prisoners Cuba is to release:  Bottom line: The U.S. government cannot confirm that they have been released and is not certain they’re going to be released, even though the three Cuban spies have already been returned (WSJ)

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The Forgotten Surge: Police Deaths in 2014

Noted at the funeral of one of the assassinated New York policemen (Fox News).  As they did at the other funeral, policemen attending turned their backs when the mayor spoke (AP). Instead of attending either funeral, Obama was vacationing with rock stars (UPI).

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Obama’s Approval Rating at 43% for December

A new Zogby poll shows that Obama is losing touch with key sub-groups, and his positive ratings among Democrats and liberals have slipped a bit too (Forbes). Gallup has Obama’s approval rating at 47% (Gallup). Also according to Gallup, an average of 23% of Americans in 2014 were...

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North Korea Attacks U.S. with Cybervandalism

In an interview with CNN’s Candy Crowley on Sunday, President Obama called North Korea’s hack over the movie The Interview an act of cybervandalism. Obama criticized Sony for pulling the film, prompting Sony’s CEO to explain that theater companies opted not to show the film, and that they forced Sony’s...

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Two NY Cops Assassinated

The murderer, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, bragged about his plans and shot dead two police officers that probably never saw him coming. He was driven to the assassination as retaliation for the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown (WSJ). Police officers and union officials turned their back on Mayor Bill...

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Obamacare Numbers Drop

As the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services starts counting only those who actually paid (Fox News). According to a new poll, half of all voters “still think the system will get worse under the new health care law” (Rasmussen).

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Scottish Voters: Nevermind

From the story: The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a huge sigh of relief to the British political establishment. Scots voted 55 percent to 45 percent against independence in a vote that saw an unprecedented turnout (Fox News). Some say the call for independence...

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