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For a few hours on Monday divisions faded across the country as the sun dimmed, was blotted out in some areas, then returned.Crowds of people gathered to watch the astronomical spectacle at schools, … more
Yes, we know. Everyone gripes about the weather. And everyone gripes even more about weather forecasts. Sometimes that’s something worth griping about. That would be the case with Hurricane … more
The Wall Street Journal reports that the Army Corps of Engineers, as part of a $275 million plan to stop the dreaded Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes, is considering erecting a “wall of … more
The real battle of Charlottesville is for control of your future.Charlottesville was battlefield preparation by anarchists who used the mainstream media as a weapon to silence opposition. If they can … more
Fourteen years ago, a guy named Bill Burr wrote a paper recommending that computer passwords include odd combinations of lower and upper-case letters, numbers and little-used keyboard characters like … more
Every kid wants to start the school year with sharpened pencils and a full supply of notebook paper. Guns aren’t usually part of a back-to-school arsenal. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports … more
This summer, the Rethink Vets program launched by The Heinz Endowments has been encouraging employers to consider hiring more veterans. The advertising campaign -- “Don’t just call veterans … more
This week marked the 10th anniversary of the collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, Minn. That tragedy, in which 13 people died and 145 were injured, was seen as a wake-up call to the nation … more
Once upon a time, being on the Do Not Call list meant that marketers Did Not Call.There were always scams, of course, and fake charities, but federal regulators say the volume of scam calls is on the … more
Equal justice: Blogger Pocahontas says no grand juries were empaneled for Benghazi, Clinton Foundation, Russia uranium transfer, 30,000 Clinton deleted emails, Iran cash transfer, Fast and Furious … more
Concerned that the satellites Americans and our military depend on are in jeopardy, the top Republican and top Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Strategic Forces are pushing a proposal to create … more
It was supposedly Mark Twain who said “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” (We say “supposedly,” because it’s not at all certain that Twain said this; the … more
By just about any measure, the Transportation Security Administration has been a failure. A recent undercover test provides even further evidence of this, as if any were needed.The TSA was a mess … more
Along with the opening of training camp by many National Football League teams came an updated study in the Journal of the American Medical Association that found the degenerative brain disease … more
For about three years, Pittsburgher Andrew Brennan, an Army veteran who flew helicopters in Afghanistan, has been promoting the idea of a national memorial in Washington, D.C., for veterans of the … more
When it seems anyone can say or write almost anything and have it published on the internet, recent events offer reminders that the freedom of expression is not universal.The Financial Times first … more
People aren’t signaling. They’re not yielding. They’re not stopping for yellow lights, or, sometimes, even red. They’re halting traffic behind them in order to turn around because they missed … more
Most people at one time or another have dreaded receiving vaccinations but endured the momentary pain from the needle’s prick to get the shot knowing it was for their own good.Vaccinations help … more
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