Archive for February, 2011
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour has predicted that a state license plate honoring a former leader of the Ku Klux Klan will not be approved by lawmakers. However, the Republican official has not denounced the efforts to produce the controversial plate.
Hawaii has moved one step closer to becoming the seventh State to allow civil unions for same-sex couples. On Feb. 16, lawmakers in Honolulu voted to approve the measure that would grant gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender couples many of the same rights of traditional unions without authorizing marriage itself.
For a time last week, Madison, Wis., resembled Cairo, Egypt as thousands of protesters descended on the Wisconsin capital to protest Governor Scott Walker’s proposal to strip most government workers of their collective bargaining rights. Teachers called in sick and their students marched in protest. Union members bused in protesters for the occasion. Read this article to see what the Wisconsin protests portend…
The coalition of United States mayors that supports stricter gun control laws is taking its campaign on the road. During a Feb. 16 appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced the launch of the National Drive to Fix Gun Checks, which is a truck that will travel to approximately 25 States over two months.
Did you know that if you combine rice and beans in a meal, it could replace the need for meat or other protein? Rice and beans each contain certain amino acids that, when combined together, form a complete protein.
The American Heart Association (AHA) has changed some of its guidelines for preventing cardiovascular disease in women to better address factors that may go ignored in some clinical settings.
The recent WikiLeaks scandal is widely considered the biggest national security leak since the release of the Pentagon Papers in 1971, which detailed the lies and deceptive tactics of the United States government regarding the Vietnam War.
I’ve been on the radio a few times in the last month. Producers are contacting us with interview requests because of our new promotional video, “The End of America.”
A new survey has revealed that more Americans are concerned about a breach of online privacy than issues regarding the economy. The research, which was conducted by Opera Software, found that 25 percent of respondents said that they worry about privacy violations on the Internet.