Local officials along the US-Mexican border are welcoming a new federal crackdown against border violence by handing out fruit baskets to those running across the Rio Grande because even the Welcome Wagon speaks Spanish. A fruit basket today results in future orange salesman on California freeways.
Senator Arlen Specter, who was the lone Republican to side with Democrats on the Senate’s last vote on union-organizing legislation, has announced he will not vote for this session’s bill. History or at least fake history is always dominated by the lone man.
President Barack Obama’s planned visit to the University of Notre Dame this spring has triggered a national debate over whether such a prominent supporter of abortion rights should be welcomed at one of America’s top schools. We’d like to find out what young ones think but they’re freakin’ dead.
The US Senate has approved the nomination of former Washington state Governor Gary Locke to be US commerce secretary, putting a Chinese-American in the job for the first time. That ought to stall China from dumping even more US securities while the Fed and the government do their best to destroy the currency. No wonder the Reds are calling for a global currency.
Altruism, not a lower tax bill, should be reason for donating to charity, President Barack Obama said on Tuesday. He also ordered the sun to revolve around the earth and gravity to stop.
About 8,900 New York state workers stand to lose their jobs through layoffs and attrition because their unions spurned other ways of saving money which is about 8,900 too few given our school, property, and state taxes.
Forensic evidence in music producer Phil Spector’s murder retrial proves he is not guilty of the shooting death of a Hollywood actress six years ago but he is guilty of using way too much hair mousse.
Federal investigators have recovered an onboard device they hope will shed light on a deadly plane crash. They’re looking to see how many liquor bottles are left in the drink cart.
High school students who don’t rank in the top 10 percent of their graduating classes would have a better shot at going to the University of Texas under a bill that would limit automatic admissions. Except those students not in the top 10 percent of their class actually know how to do things that will allow them to make more money than their college-educated classmates.
A watchdog group cites a new report that finds only a few states have laws that adequately equip teen victims of dating violence with tools for protection and safety. Mace, self-defense classes, and guns are all you need.