Paul Ryan greets the new Congress: ‘This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’

Paul Ryan greets the new Congress: ‘This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’House Speaker Paul Ryan delivered an optimistic and enthusiastic speech Tuesday to representatives — suggesting that they are uniquely positioned to help the American people. With newly elected men and women in attendance, Ryan, 46, said it’s easy to question the durability of the republic when caught in tempestuous, hard-fought electi...
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Congress remains overwhelmingly Christian as U.S. shifts: survey

Congress remains overwhelmingly Christian as U.S. shifts: surveyBy Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress taking office on Tuesday remains almost as overwhelmingly Christian as it was in the 1960s even while the share of American adults who call themselves Christians has dropped, according to Pew Research Center analysis. A report from the nonpartisan group said that 91 percent of lawmakers in t...
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Texas lawmaker shot in head on New Year’s Eve plans bill to combat ‘celebratory gunfire’

Texas lawmaker shot in head on New Year’s Eve plans bill to combat ‘celebratory gunfire’A Texas lawmaker who was struck in the head by a stray bullet on New Year’s Eve plans to introduce a bill aimed at preventing celebratory gunfire. “If my legislation could help save a life, you know, then definitely that’s what we’re gonna be looking at doing,” Rep. Armando Martinez, a Democrat from Weslaco, Texas, to...
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Re-print of Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' takes Germany by storm

Re-print of Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' takes Germany by stormSales of Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" have soared since a special edition of the Nazi leader's political treatise went on sale in Germany a year ago, the German publisher has said. The book outlines Hitler's ideology that formed the basis for Nazism and sets out his hatred of Jews, which led to the Holocaust. "These sales figures have taken us by ...
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Ultra Funky Johammer J1 Electric Motorcycle

Ultra Funky Johammer J1 Electric MotorcycleUltra Funky Johammer J1 Electric Motorcycle The latest entry on the eMoto menu comes from Austrian engineer Johann Hammerschmidt. The Johammer J1 , claiming the title of the first production electric with a 200-mile range, features an aluminum chassis andOriginal link
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