The glitter of gold has provided some added luster to the Republican primaries in the past couple of weeks, as Newt Gingrich recently suggested it might be a good idea to re-establish the link between the value of the dollar and gold.
"I would appoint a commission to look into gold and to look into hard money, because a dollar you save today ought to be worth a dollar 30 years from now," Gingrich said while recently campaigning in South Carolina.
As part of his yearly report to the Senate's Select Committee on Intelligence, the United States' intelligence chief said that depending how threatened Iran feels, it may be more willing to launch an attack against the U.S.
With virtually all polls giving him a solid lead among Florida's Republican voters, Mitt Romney is expected to handily win the Sunshine State's GOP primary Tuesday, putting him back on course for his party's presidential nomination.
On May 24th, the worst of several weeks of storms plowed through Northeast Texas. KETR had continuing coverage leading up to the event all day, and 4+ hours of non-stop, uninterrupted coverage as the storms made their way through. With help from Texas A&M University-Commerce Emergency Management Coordinator Derek Preas, KETR's Matt Meinke, Kevin Jefferies, and Jerrod Knight provided coverage throughout the evening. From Tornado Warnings, to power outages, KETR had the latest information available, and took calls to hear from the eye witnesses to these storms.
Originally published on Tue January 31, 2012 10:21 am
The Occupy D.C. encampment received notice that as of noon yesterday, camping would not be allowed at McPherson Square, the downtown Washington, D.C. park they've occupied for months now.
But that deadline came and went and instead of heeding the warning from the National Park Service, the protesters erected an even bigger tent. The protesters draped a huge blue tarp emblazoned with the words "Tent of Dreams" over the statue of Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson in the middle of the park.