Read the whole thing:
The average U.S. household has a long way to go to recover the
wealth it lost to the Great Recession, a report by the Federal
Reserve Bank of St. Louis concluded Thursday.
The typical household has regained less than half its wealth,
the analysis found. A separate Federal Reserve...
Quick! Spot the dominant figure in this image!
Why does all the fun stuff happen when I take a break? It just pulls you back in. Hahaha (more…)
No, I didn’t write the NPR item – they aren’t that
crazy! lol But I was glad that Liz Halloran reached out to me
yesterday for my thoughts on Michele Bachmann. Frankly, I was
beyond disappointed at some of those dumping on her.
Say what you want, she was a...
It’s been three years since the Senate passed the massive
Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation named after its two lead
sponsors, Sen. Christopher J. Dodd and Rep. Barney Frank. Both men
have since left the Congress, but their legacy legislation is being
felt, and so far, the effects are not what...
On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Illinois
Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin said that it was too early to call
for a special counsel to look into the Justice Department’s
monitoring of journalists.
Instead, Durbin said he backed a “media shield law,” but was not
sure if such a law would protect...
Seriously, you can’t make this up. Michael Adebolajo was
arrested and deported by Kenya for training to fight with al Qaeda
in 2010. We also know
MI5 tried to recruit Michael Adebolajo.
Forget is there anything wrong with this picture – is there
anything right with it? It would...
Several miscellaneous bits and pieces of the first moon mission
have orbited back into our field of view lately.
In March, it was pieces of the rocket that propelled Apollo 11
spaceward, kindly dragged
from their watery grave by Amazon CEO and space enthusiast
And more recently, the auction block played host to...
This is ridiculous on so many levels. I don’t abide the former
players witch hunt against Julie Hermann, nor am I bothered by a 20
year-old wedding video some gal used to sue her former school after
she was fired. You can check out all the details at link below
An Oregon high school student is being charged with attempted
murder after the authorities say he planned to attack his high
school with bombs.The student, 17-year-old Grant Acord, was taken
to a juvenile jail Thursday night after police received a tip that
the youth was making a bomb to blow up...
Fifty opponents of gay marriage were arrested in central Paris
late Saturday, police said, on the eve of a major protest against a
new French law allowing homosexual couples to formally tie the
Police expect 200,000 people to attend the rally on Sunday
against gay marriage, with the crowds expected to...
An election upset could send a pro-business Republican to
Sacramento and give hope to the moribund state party.
Democrats were writing obituaries for Californias GOP after
winning a supermajority in the state legislature last November,
thus gaining veto-proof power to raise taxes. But their legislative
lock may have slipped after this weeks...
Two freight trains collided at a rail intersection in rural Missouri on Saturday, triggering the collapse of a highway overpass when at least a dozen rail cars derailed and struck a support pillar, authorities said. (more…)
The lone attacker was described as a young man wearing a Muslim
prayer cap and a North African-style robe called a jellabah.
According to a police account, he was monitored on security cameras
and seen shedding his robe and fleeing in European clothes before
disappearing into the crowd in a...
They’re quick to announce no link between this and the UK murder
“t this time.” Yeah, well, give it time, eh?
His comment comes after a man armed with a box cutter attacked a
French soldier patrolling the business district of Paris on
Saturday evening and stabbed him in the neck.
A French soldier in uniform patrolling a busy commercial
district was stabbed in the throat by what’s reported to have been
a bearded North African male wearing “an Arab-style garment under
his jacket.” No word as to whether or not he was wearing a
tri-corner hat and was one of...
Alrighty then. It just keeps getting
better, or worse, depending upon your perspective. Whatever the
case, I’ve never seen so many of these types of stories involving
the military breaking at one time. Something is behind it all
coming up at once.
Lieutenant Colonel Joseph
Miley’s wife, Tracey, featured as the August...
Monsignor John E. Doran will step down immediately as vicar
general of the archdiocese as part of larger changes being
implemented to protect children, Archbishop John J. Myers said in a
letter that will be read in parishes across the archdiocese this
weekend. In the letter, which church officials...
Rosy Spraker was only a half-mile from the finish line of her
seventh Boston Marathon when the bombs went off. She received her
medal later in the mail at her Lorton, Va., home. But she couldn’t
bring herself to wear it until Saturday, when she and thousands of
other athletes joined...