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.
Archive for December 27th, 2012
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.
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.
The opportunity to catch pancreatic cancer early may have just arisen, thanks to a 15 year old boy named Jack Andraka, from Crownsville, Maryland.
He attempts to show righteous indignation at politicians for their level of irresponsibility in solving the country’s economic woes.
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.
For Big Business in 2012, it was the best of times. No, no, nooooooooooo! On November 6, it was the worst of times.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid believes we’re headed over the fiscal cliff, thanks to Republican stubbornness and inaction.
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.
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.
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.
‘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.’
‘Hundreds of thousands of readers; Janet, you have a great Christmas Eve.’ Is that a veiled threat?
‘No one can say that it works to inhibit implantation based on these data.’
Philadelphia School District officials emailed school nurses and said the dispensers would be installed ‘just inside the doorway near the entrance to your office.’
‘Right now the concept of a release is not really even in the conversation. We’re just taking it one day at a time…’