Archive for November, 2010
The largest American automaker has predicted that it will enjoy its first profitable year since 2004.
Winter is just around the corner and that should be a reminder to all that staying warm in an emergency situation is a key to survival.
People stay warm by generating and retaining heat and/or gaining it from an outside source. Heat is lost through radiation, conduction, convection and evaporation.
The opening lines of Keith Koffler’s recent effort in Politico just missed the mark: “President Barack Obama, fresh from his drubbing in the 2010 midterms, is trying to revive his fortunes by pursuing a path toward the middle.” At least he got the “drubbing” part right. But Obama is about as likely to steer toward the so-called “middle” as Paul Krugman is to admit that Obamacare will require death panels. (Oops. Spoke too soon.)
The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the Cranberry Marketing Committee recently announced that they will combine their efforts to raise awareness about the dangers of urinary tract infections (UTI) and how this condition can be prevented.
The Supreme Court has ruled that it will not review the healthcare reform law that was approved by Congress and signed by President Barack Obama earlier this year.
The co-chairs of President Barack Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform have released a preliminary proposal to reduce the national deficit by $4 trillion over the next decade.
It was 233 years ago this week that our original 13 colonies took a huge step toward nationhood. On Nov. 15, 1777, the Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation. The articles vested the conduct of war and foreign policy in a Federal government, but left everything else to the States.
There is growing resistance to the Transportation Security Administration’s airport porn show /grope fest, where TSA agents give airline passengers a choice of being irradiated while having nude photographs taken or being sexually assaulted in order to fly. And there are a few signs Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano may be backing down in the face of the growing resistance.
There has been a huge sigh of relief in the corridors of Calgary’s oil towers following the Republican victory in the mid-term election. The GOP win assures much-needed changes in the Federal government’s energy policy; changes that will benefit American consumers as well as Canadian petroleum producers. Read this article to learn what those benefits are…
The Tea Party notched dozens of key wins in the midterm elections despite losses by some of the movement’s most high-profile candidates.