Articles by Margaret Basie

Obama proposes 10 dollar oil tax

  President Barack Obama is set to reveal a plan that would provide for a 21st century clean energy transportation system, according to Politico. This comes as Obama is preparing to deliver a new federal budget to Congress next week.   The proposal, which would be phased in over a five year span and apply…

Oklahoma execution stayed

Richard Glossip, 52, who was sentenced to death for a 1998 murder, is now having his case reviewed by the State of Oklahoma. This occured one day after Pope Francis asked the parole board to stop the execution all together, according to The Washington Post. Glossip’s current date of execution is scheduled for Nov. 6,…