Archive for December 27th, 2012

From 7 News, Chicago

Man Bequeaths $1.5 Million To Chicago’s No-Kill Shelters (VIDEO)

Five of the Chicago area’s animal shelters received an enormous surprise when they learned of the death of a man they had likely never met.

by Wendy Gittleson· · News
General Norman Schwarzkopf Dies At Age 78

General Norman Schwarzkopf Dies At Age 78

Retired General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, the man who commanded the U.S.-led international coalition which drove Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait in 1991, has died.

by T. Steelman· · News
1811 political cartoon with map of gerrymandered districts in Massachusetts.

Congressional Gridlock Due To Hyper-Partisan Districts?

Maybe the problem with the GOP Congress isn’t that they’re not listening to the people. It’s that they are listening to the wrong people, thanks to gerrymandering.

by Rika Christensen· · News
Kid Genius Saves Lives With New Cancer Screening Technology (VIDEO)

Kid Genius Saves Lives With New Cancer Screening Technology (VIDEO)

The opportunity to catch pancreatic cancer early may have just arisen, thanks to a 15 year old boy named Jack Andraka, from Crownsville, Maryland.

by Nathaniel Downes· · News
Rick Santelli Goes Nuts Over Fiscal Cliff On CNBC – All Bluster No Intellect (VIDEO)

Rick Santelli Goes Nuts Over Fiscal Cliff On CNBC – All Bluster No Intellect (VIDEO)

He attempts to show righteous indignation at politicians for their level of irresponsibility in solving the country’s economic woes.

by The Liberal· · News
By The Way, We Hit The Debt Ceiling The Same Day We Go Over The Fiscal Cliff

By The Way, We Hit The Debt Ceiling The Same Day We Go Over The Fiscal Cliff

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner sent a letter to Congress to officially inform them that this coming Monday, the United States will reach the artificial construct known as the debt ceiling.

by Justin Rosario· · News
Big business…  StateOfSearch.com

Mixed Year For Big Business In 2012

For Big Business in 2012, it was the best of times. No, no, nooooooooooo! On November 6, it was the worst of times.

by John Viall· · News
Harry Reid: ‘We’re Going Over The Fiscal Cliff’

Harry Reid: ‘We’re Going Over The Fiscal Cliff’

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid believes we’re headed over the fiscal cliff, thanks to Republican stubbornness and inaction.

by The Rambling Fool· · Current Issues, News
Republicans Eating Republicans: The Big Problem in Washington

Republicans Eating Republicans: The Big Problem in Washington

While laying the blame mostly on Republicans for the current state of the body politic may seem partisan, facts lead to that conclusion without a shadow of doubt.

by The Liberal· · News
As Senator Patrick Moynihan suggested, let's tax bullets.

The David Pakman Show – If Guns Don’t Kill People, Let’s Tax Bullets (VIDEO)

Senator Patrick Moynihan’s idea? Increase the tax on bullets; not the type used for target shooting or hunting, but on hollow points and high-capacity magazines.

by David Pakman· · News
Supreme Court rules on 'morning after' pill

Supreme Court Refuses To Block Mandate For ‘Morning After’ Pill

At the center of the controversy is the dispute over how emergency contraception works. Scientists have known for ten years that it does not act to abort a fertilized egg.

by Deborah Montesano· · News
The David Pakman Show – ‘Rape-Provoking’ Miniskirts Now Against The Law In Swaziland (VIDEO)

The David Pakman Show – ‘Rape-Provoking’ Miniskirts Now Against The Law In Swaziland (VIDEO)

‘The act of the rapist is made easy because it would be easy to remove the half-cloth worn by the women. It’s institutionalizing the blame of the victim.’

by David Pakman· · News
Outraged Gun Owner Retaliates After Publisher Posts Map With Permit Owners’ Addresses

Outraged Gun Owner Retaliates After Publisher Posts Map With Permit Owners’ Addresses

‘Hundreds of thousands of readers; Janet, you have a great Christmas Eve.’ Is that a veiled threat?

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
The “morning after” pill is NOT an abortion!  @ SodaHead.com

The Evidence Is Overwhelming: Morning After Pills DO NOT Abort Fertilized Eggs

‘No one can say that it works to inhibit implantation based on these data.’

by Deborah Montesano· · News
Condoms in schools?   @ MyFoxPhilly

Philly High Schools Install Condom Vending Machines

Philadelphia School District officials emailed school nurses and said the dispensers would be installed ‘just inside the doorway near the entrance to your office.’

by Tiffany Willis· · News
Former President George H. W. Bush  Inquisitr.com

Family Gathers At Bedside Of Former President George H.W. Bush

‘Right now the concept of a release is not really even in the conversation. We’re just taking it one day at a time…’

by Deborah Montesano· · News