Archive for July, 2012
SACRAMENTO (UPI) — Supporters of California’s Proposition 8, which bans gay marriage, said Tuesday they’ve taken their case to the U.S. Supreme Court. ProtectMarriage.com said it filed a petition to the high court asking it to reverse an appeals court panel that struck down Prop 8. California voters approved Prop 8, the California Marriage Protection […]
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (UPI) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Monday he plans to appeal the court ruling against the 2011 state law prohibiting doctors from asking patients if they own a gun. Scott said the state will appeal the ruling striking down the National Rifle Association-backed law preventing doctors from legally asking about a patient’s […]
LONDON (UPI) — British police say they have arrested a 17-year-old boy for allegedly making malicious comments against Olympic diving competitor and countryman Tom Daley. The teenager, identified only by his Twitter handle @Rileyy_69, was arrested by Dorset police about 2 am. Tuesday at a guesthouse in Weymouth, reported USA Today. Police said the teen […]
It may be time for Republicans who hate the President’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to stop being dishonest with themselves and admit: Mitt Romney probably isn’t going to do much in the way of changing Obamacare.
Being the charitable sort of fellow I am, I thought I might take a moment to offer a bit of advice to the forces that have rather loudly arrayed themselves against the glowering evil that is one of the largest purveyors of not-so-fine food in the country.
A recent study of more than 12,000 people shows that up to one glass of red wine a day doesn’t just help your heart and blood pressure, it cuts your risk of liver disease in half. This liver protection is mainly attributed to the resveratrol, a polyphenol and antifungal chemical that’s found just below the skin of red wine grapes.
Rather than try to take on the 2nd Amendment from the front, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and his accomplices pinned their pusillanimous program to ban everything north of your daughter’s pink .22 Crickett onto the Federal cyberspying bill.
On Sunday, CNN played the song “Stupid Girls” before a story about Sarah Palin. The snippet of the song contained the lyric, “Stupid girl, stupid girls, stupid girls, maybe if I act like that…”
A billboard in Caldwell, Idaho, is causing an uproar. The highway advertisement compares President Barack Obama to alleged Batman shooter James Holmes. Attempts to get the billboard removed have been unsuccessful.
New reports indicate that law enforcement agencies are increasingly adopting the use of software that uses algorithms to predict where and when crimes are likely to take place by monitoring human behavior.