Archive for November, 2009
Dear Bob, I am writing you a long overdue letter. I used to suffer from psoriatric arthritis in my hands and knuckle joints. My fingers were so swollen they looked like sausages. My knuckles were swollen, red, painful and hot to the touch. If I clenched my fists very tightly my hands would bleed in […]
The American Heart Association (AHA) advises that fish can be an excellent source of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Now, a new study reveals that the way a fish is prepared can affect how many of these good fats an individual consumes.
Two senators have introduced legislation that would double nuclear energy output in the U.S. over the next 20 years. Democratic Senator Jim Webb of Virginia and Republican Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee unveiled the $20 billion Clean Energy Act of 2009, which hopes to create advances in nuclear technology and other clean technologies, while lowering carbon emissions and other greenhouse gases.
Recent animal-based studies indicated that flaxseed oil may be beneficial in reducing the risk of osteoporosis in post-menopausal and diabetic women.
Two millennia ago, three wise men arrived in Bethlehem bearing gifts for the Christ Child. A famous Christmas carol celebrates how Caspar, Balthazar and Melchior brought with them the most valuable items of their day—gold, frankincense and myrrh. Frankincense and myrrh are not as rare or valued now as they were then, but gold has held its value. Read this article and get gift ideas that will have lasting value…
After failing to block the debate on the Senate healthcare reform legislation, the Republicans have singled out three Democrats who they say betrayed their principles and electoral pledges by voting to break the filibuster.
The Senate voted along party lines 60-39 to open debate on the Senate healthcare reform bill, but after scoring that victory the Democrats are admitting they will have to compromise in order to gather enough votes to pass the legislation.
*Are you a racist? According to Jesse Jackson, if you oppose Obama’s plan for socialized medicine in the United States, you are. And you’re a racist even if you’re black! Yes, incredible as it may seem, the premier race-baiter in America, the so-called “Reverend” Jesse Jackson, told a crowd at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation that “You can’t vote against healthcare and call yourself a black man.” His remarks were aimed at Rep. Artur Davis, a black congressman from Alabama who voted against the measure. Good for you, Artur. Please stand up to that loud-mouthed bully.
*Are you an American?Here’s an amazing quote from an Associated Press (AP) story…
The holidays can be a stressful time for many, and some combat these unpleasant feelings by overindulging. However, one possible solution may be to try aromatherapy and essential oils before gathering around the buffet table.
Geopolitical Editor Chip Wood recently interviewed Texas Congressman Ron Paul about Paul’s efforts to audit the Federal Reserve, and about his book, End the Fed. Keep reading to see what Paul had to say and whether his bill has a chance of being passed by the current Congress…