Archive for October, 2012
U.S. adults in all age groups have grown fatter during the past four years, a survey indicated. Obesity increases as Americans at both genders get older before declining when they reach their early 70s.
If you rely on the polls mainstream media continually publish as a reliable source of information about who may be leading in the Presidential election, beware: The already skewed and confusing results are going to be increasingly unreliable in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
Watergate was a two-bit burglary by operatives for the Richard Nixon Administration. The Libya scandal is much worse, as Senator John McCain (Neocon-Ariz.) pointed out on Sunday. People actually died; four of them to be precise. One of them was the U.S. ambassador.
A new executive order signed into law by President Barack Obama quietly last week further empowers the Department of Homeland Security by helping it to create local partnerships between Federal and private institutions “to address homeland security challenges.”
Thanks to the magic of the U.S. Constitution, the possibility exists that Election 2012 may well make the George Bush-Al Gore battle of 2000 look like a disputed ballot for homecoming queen.
Recent reports show that, despite the increasingly kitschy campaign ads from the left (called by some pundits an attempt to lure younger, more immature voters), the campaign for President Barack Obama lacks youth support in key battleground States.
Eric Allie, Caglecartoons.com
BEIJING (UPI) — China’s exports of rare-earths have fallen due to sluggish global demand and not because of its territorial island dispute with Japan, its officials said. The rare-earths, a collective name for 17 metals, are crucial in the manufacture of a host of items, from iPods, low-emission cars and computers to missiles, and China […]
NEW YORK (UPI) — Home prices rose July to August in 19 of 20 major U.S. markets, the closely-watched Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller report said Tuesday. Home prices rose 0.9 percent month-to-month in both the 10-city index and the 20-city index S&P/Case-Shiller tracks. In 20 major markets, only Seattle bucked the trend with prices dropping 0.1 […]