BUNNELL, Fla., (UPI) — Police in Florida said a man charged with resisting arrest led officers on a chase while allegedly riding a horse intoxicated. Bunnell Police Chief Jeffrey Hoffman […]
MIAMI, (UPI) — Administrators in a Miami school distract said they were outraged to discover members of a high school marching band unwittingly appeared in a racy music video. Miami-Dade […]
PHILADELPHIA, (UPI) — A 10-year-old Philadelphia boy apologized to a Vietnamese woman as he admitted breaking into her apartment and beating her, officials said. The boy remains in custody, The […]
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., (UPI) — A Florida kindergartner was found with a loaded .380-caliber pistol at school and authorities have charged the boy’s father in the incident. A teacher […]
WARNER ROBBINS, Ga., (UPI) — A Georgia woman says she is not satisfied with the apology she got after a Kroger store manager chastised her for being on food stamps. […]
BOSTON, (UPI) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney joked while Massachusetts governor he was right as a child to think being rich and famous would make him happy. “When I […]
LOS ANGELES, (UPI) — The federal government has taken its first large-scale action against medical marijuana dispensaries in Los Angeles, the U.S. attorney’s office said. Federal agents raided several cannabis […]
Former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson, determined to get a place on the stage during the upcoming Presidential debates, has filed an anti-trust lawsuit against the Democratic and Republican parties.
Around and around we go. Violence and death of innocents on Islamic soil seems to be a perpetual phenomenon. The most recent round of senseless violence was said to have been sparked by the surfacing of a sophomoric YouTube video that pokes fun at Muhammad.
Convenience comes with a price. That’s definitely the case with microwaves. If you’re thinking of zapping your veggies, you may want to think again. Microwaving may seem like the quickest and best option when preparing food. Although it may be the quickest, it is by no means the best.
So just who are the real job creators? The answer to that might surprise you, but first things first.
Contemporary usage has twisted the meaning of the term “job creator” into a full-fledged misnomer; there really is no such thing. You see, in a literal sense, jobs are not created. Unlike productive people who actually create things, it’s absurd to think of a so-called “job creator” sitting down at his desk somewhere, scheming how to best create jobs by hiring people. Besides putting the proverbial cart before the horse, it just doesn’t happen that way in the real world.
Some entrepreneurial students in Massachusetts are using the restrictions on school lunches as a way to make a little extra money. A black market for chocolate syrup is forming. The sugary substance sells for 50 cents a squeeze.
Finally, after 11 long and bloody years, it appears as if the war hawks are growing weary of the perpetual war. Even Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) said last week: “I think all options ought to be considered.”
Rather than admit that the war in Afghanistan (Iraq, Libya, technically Syria and soon Iran) is a failed undertaking perpetuated only to continue the flow of profits to monied elites connected to the military industrial complex, the Pentagon has taken to faulting the American troops.
SEATTLE (UPI) — A survey given to women in a doctor’s office in 2 minutes can identify those experiencing symptoms that may indicate ovarian cancer, U.S. researchers say. Lead author […]
PRINCETON, N.J. (UPI) — A plurality of Americans say they believe there is too much regulation of business and industry rather than too little, a Gallup poll released Monday indicated. […]
NEW YORK (UPI) — U.S. home prices rose in July compared with June and compared with July 2011, the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller report said Tuesday. Home prices rose 1.5 percent […]
NEW YORK (UPI) — Consumer confidence in the United States rose in September after falling for six out of seven months, the Conference Board said Tuesday. After five consecutive monthly […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — U.S. airports may be reporting fewer runway and taxiway incursion incidents, but serious risks remain, a national transportation safety chairwoman said. “These incidents remind us how vulnerable […]
YONKERS, N.Y. (UPI) — Struggling niche U.S. automaker Fisker’s top end Karma hybrid is a risky buy, product reviewing organization Consumer Report said. The consumer product testing company said the […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — NASA has proposed a candidate for its next major mission, a “gateway” spacecraft on the far side of the moon as a staging base for moon and […]
HONOLULU (UPI) — The first piece of debris to arrive in Hawaii from the 2011 Japanese tsunami, a barnacle-covered seafood storage bin, has been identified, authorities say. Hawaii’s Department of […]