Archive for December 28th, 2010

Op-Ed cartoon, Tom McMahon’s 4-Block World: “For Me and For Thee” on President Obama’s school choice for his children

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Published with permission.

Roll Call – Florida Republicans Want Jeb Bush to Challenge Nelson

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Bush leads a hypothetical matchup, 49 percent to Nelson’s 44 percent. Among the more likely candidates, Nelson leads Mack 44 percent to 36 percent, LeMieux 47 to 36 percent, Haridopolos 44 percent to 32 percent and Hasner 46 percent to 30 percent.

Wired – Farm Animals Get 80 Percent of Antibiotics Sold in U.S.

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Most of the drugs used in animal agriculture and in human medicine are functionally identical. That’s one reason why the overuse of antibiotics in animals is such a concern: When organisms become resistant on the farm to drugs used on livestock, they are becoming resistant to the exact same drugs used in humans.

CNS News – 111th Congress Added More Debt Than First 100 Congresses Combined: $10,429 Per Person in U.S.

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

The total national debt of $13,858,529,371,601.09 (or $13.859 trillion), as recorded by the U.S. Treasury at the close of business on Dec. 22, now equals $44,886.57 for every man, woman and child in the United States.

Washington Examiner – More than half of all Prince George’s, DC families headed by single parents

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

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UK Daily Mail – Elton John and David Furnish welcome baby Zachary with help of a surrogate mother

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

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WSJ – More than 25% of Kids and Teens in the U.S. Take Prescriptions on a Regular Basis

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

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German airport CEO wants passengers profiled

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

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Video, Chris Matthews: Why Doesn’t Obama Just Release The Birth Certificate?

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

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CNN – Ex-Shell president sees $5 gas in 2012

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

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