Archive for December, 2009
Every year around this time our home becomes a veritable museum of Christmas art and artifacts—and I love it! Decorations that my wife and I have collected over the years and from around the world come out of boxes and fill the Christmas tree and decorate the home. But one decoration is special. Read this article to learn what’s special about the Lollipop Tree…
Appearing on weekend talk show programs, prominent lawmakers that caucus with the Democrats have called on the party to offer more concessions in exchange for their support of the healthcare reform bill.
Despite the growing federal deficit and debt, the House of Representatives voted 221 to 202 to approve a spending bill last week that provides $447 billion in funding for several government departments and agencies for the next budget year.
The House of Representatives has voted on a bill that contains provisions for far-reaching financial regulations and creates a consumer protection agency.
*Man, that’s a lot to pay for a job. No one was surprised that Michael Bloomberg won reelection for a third term as the mayor of New York City. But what he paid for the dubious privilege was impressive—$102 million of his own money. Add that to the $74 million he spent on his first […]
According to a study published in the upcoming issue of the International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics, the practice of yoga may boost heart health.
In an attempt to meet the self-imposed January deadline for closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, the government has said it will purchase a nearly empty state prison in Thomson, Illinois, and transfer up to 100 prisoners currently held at the Cuban base.
Looking ahead to the 2010 elections, a greater percentage of voters would now prefer to elect a Republican to Congress rather than a Democrat, according to the latest George Washington University Battleground Poll.
In an interview with Oprah Winfrey that aired Sunday, President Barack Obama gave himself a "good, solid B+" grade for his first 11 months in office.
As part of President Obama’s effort to close down the controversial prison at Guantanamo Bay, the government has said two more detainees were recently transferred to France and Hungary, respectively.