Archive for June, 2012
Finally, Obama said something I agree with. President Barack Obama was roundly criticized for his long, disjointed and uninspiring speech on the economy two weeks ago. But he said something in his conclusion that I’m sure most conservatives would agree with: “Your vote will finally determine the path that we take as a nation — not just tomorrow, but for years to come.”
The Supreme Court ruling to uphold Obamacare strikes to the heart of an argument used by the Republican Party to accept the unconservative and unpalatable candidates it nominates for President: You must vote Republican in order to ensure conservatives are appointed to the bench.
Mobile phone service providers log data about your locations and store it for years. In the event of a criminal investigation, they routinely release such data to police. But, according to ProPublica, you can rarely gain access to your own location data.
I predict that it’s just a matter of time before Eric Holder is no longer our Nation’s top law-enforcement officer. Holder’s bungling mismanagement of the Fast and Furious crisis, followed by his outright defiance of Congress, is reason enough to color him gone.
A traveler from Indiana is demanding an apology from the Transportation Security Administration agent who allegedly spilled his grandfather’s ashes on the floor. John Gross claims that while coming home from a trip to Orlando, an agent decided to inspect a jar labeled “human remains.”
The little buzz a person gets from drinking a soda may not be the caffeine. French researchers have discovered alcohol in Coca-Cola and Pepsi. The National Institute of Consumption, which is based in Paris, found that more than half of popular sodas contain traces of alcohol.
Americans have been hearing about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for years. Now that the Supreme Court has ruled, declaring President Barack Obama’s healthcare law Constitutional, expect to hear much more in coming months.
HOUSTON (UPI) — Hot flashes or night sweats early in menopause are not linked to heart risk unless the symptoms persist or start long after menopause began, researchers say. Lead researcher Dr. Emily Szmuilowicz, an assistant professor at Northwestern University’s medical school in Chicago, said the study used retrospective data from nearly 60,000 post-menopausal women […]
PHILADELPHIA (UPI) — Eating raisins three times a day may significantly lower post-meal blood sugar levels, compared to other common snacks, U.S. researchers say. Lead researcher Dr. Harold Bays, medical director and president of Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Center, said the study included 46 men and women who had not previously been diagnosed with type […]