Archive for July, 2009
In a 58-40 vote the Senate approved an amendment that proposed to stop production on the newest F-22 fighter jet models. Defense Secretary Robert Gates deemed the planes to be unnecessary and wanted the next line to be stricken from the 2010 defense budget.
A group of concerned Americans exercised their First Amendment Rights yesterday in Chicago, Illinois to protest an Islamic conference in the Oak Lawn region of the city.
A recent poll conducted via telephone by the Washington Post and ABC news found that fewer Americans are lending their support to President Obama’s healthcare reform plans.
New research shows that curcumin found in the Indian spice turmeric may help reduce some women’s risk of breast cancer if they utilized hormone replacement therapy (HRT.)
The philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau once said, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” In the late 1970s there was a revolution in Iran, the stock market was in crisis, there was a young Democrat sitting in the Oval Office and a pop star that some had called “The King” had died prematurely. Sound familiar? Read this article to see what happened back then and how you can use that information to your advantage…
One of the dirtiest campaigns ever conducted for the U.S. Senate is finally over. The mean-spirited, hate-filled, dishonest demagogue Al Franken was declared the winner, giving the Democrat Party a filibuster-proof majority. On the surface this may seem to be bad news for the country. But maybe not. Read on to see how Franken’s election may actually help Republicans…
Summer electricity bills can make a dent in one’s assets, especially in the current economic climate, and with that in mind a non-profit organization has published tips on ways to avoid the escalating costs.
According to BNY Mellon Asset Management, the funded status of a typical U.S. corporate pension plan fell by 5.7 percentage points in June for the first time in four months.
Swiss researchers believe that vitamin D supplementation of at least 400 international units per day (IUD) reduces risk of certain bone fractures in older people.