POLITIFACT: State pension fund worries overstated

Our friends at the Tampa Bay Times were busy again this week, taking a look at recent statements mad Full story

Kansas State University Part Of Group Seeking To Be Drone Test Site

The univeristy is one of three schools seeking to be FAA test site Full story

Salon limerick contest

Rhyming the news in five line poems Full story

Parents of British man killed by US drone blame UK government

The parents of a British-born man killed by a US drone strike after being stripped of his UK citizenship have spoken out for the first time – to say they will never forgive the British Government for his death. Mohamed Sakr was born and brought up in London before he was targeted and killed in ...

Rand Paul wins 2013 CPAC presidential straw poll

(CNN) — Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky won the presidential straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Saturday…. Full story

SXSW: Burning Man Doc is Carnival of Images

Spark: A Burning Man Story—part of SXSW’s stellar documentary lineup—succeeds because it applies both a journalist’s and a cinematographer’s eye to the characters and commotion behind the annual Burning Man event in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. Co-producer/co-director Jessie Deeter, whose background is in journalism (Revenge of the Electric Car, FRONTLINE: Death by Fire), ...

Rand Paul Narrowly Wins CPAC Straw Poll Over Marco Rubio

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) won one in four (25 percent) of the 2,930 ballots cast for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination at the Conservative Political Action Conference straw poll, narrowly beating Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who won 23 percent of the vote. Full story

Cruz: State of the conservative movement is strong

Republicans may have lost the presidential election last year, but Sen. Ted Cruz declared Saturday that the conservative movement is winning the recent political fights with President Barack Obama and Democrats. Full story

Bill regulating drones dies in Wash. Legislature

Despite having support from Democrats, Republicans, civil liberties advocates and those concerned over government intrusion, a measure regulating the use and purchases of drones by state agencies and local municipalities died in Olympia without getting a vote from any chamber. Full story

FreedomWorks chief calls Paul’s filibuster ‘healthy’ for the GOP

CEO Matt Kibbe said young voters were looking for leaders ” willing to challenge the idea that government is always right.” Read more… Full story