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Archive for November, 2009

Terrorism Trial Critics Increasingly Vocal

In the wake of the White House decision to transfer five individuals to New York for trial who are accused of 9/11 attacks, media reports have documented escalating criticism which cuts across party lines.

Superfruit Appears To Help Obese People Live Healthier Lives

According to a new study, the juice of mangosteen fruit, which has been known for its anti-inflammatory properties, may also help reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes in obese individuals.

A Thanksgiving Lesson

Did you know that our Pilgrim forefathers tried communism when they first landed at Plymouth Rock? Keep reading to learn how the experiment in communism failed, and what William Bradford did to correct it…

Study: Some Strokes Preceded by a ‘Warning Stroke’

A new study finds that one out of every eight stroke victims has a mild stroke beforehand. The research, appearing in the journal Neurology, reports that 12 percent of all stroke victims identified over a four-year period in Ontario suffered a transient ischemic attack (TIA)—or mild stroke.

New York City Taxes, Conservative Women, Global Warming and Loans to Uncle Sam

*Where were you on Nov. 16, 2000? Most of us would find it impossible to know for certain where we were on any given day—especially if it were almost a decade ago. But for one hedge-fund manager, his whereabouts for four days in 2000 was worth almost $27 million. That’s how much Julian Robertson saved […]

Chicago Handgun Laws Challenged In Supreme Court Brief

On November 16th the Second Amendment Foundation (SAF) filed its 73 page brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of McDonald v. Chicago, disputing the city’s restrictive firearm laws.

Can Drinking Coffee Protect Your Brain?

It can give you a boost of energy, but new research finds a cup of joe can’t help preserve brain function as you age. According to Reuters, researchers at the University of Helsinki assessed the coffee drinking habits, as well as other social, demographic and health data of a large population of twins who were 50-years-old on average.

Alternative Medicine Can Alleviate Cancer Therapy Side Effects

Researchers have been searching for a long time for ways to minimize the side effects of radiation therapy, and there are signs they may have found a natural solution that can help cancer patients tolerate their treatments better.

The Constitution in Exile by Judge Andrew P. Napolitano

Almost since its adoption in July 1789, the U.S. Constitution—the oldest continuously effective written constitution in the world—has been under assault by presidents, Congress and errant decisions handed down by Supreme Court justices. That’s the view of Judge Andrew P. Napolitano in his book, The Constitution in Exile. Napolitano, the senior judicial analyst for Fox News Channel, New Jersey judge and legal professor and talk radio co-host, describes what the founders envisioned when they wrote the constitution. He explains Natural Law—that rights are endowed by a Creator, not by government—and what that idea meant to the Founders and should mean to us today. He describes Natural Law’s opposite—Positivisim—which is the idea that the law is whatever those in power say it is.

Dobbs’ Departure From CNN Stirs Controversy

The abrupt departure of CNN anchor Lou Dobbs from his post at the network last week has given rise to intense media speculation about the reasons behind the move.

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