By Alan Grayson A reporter called me a little while ago, and told me that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords had been shot at a public event. She is in critical condition. I’m going to let others comment on what this means…
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia just asserted for a second time that our Constitution does not protect women against discrimination. That was one of the arguments for passing the proposed Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)., and ironically, people of Scalia’s “conservative” persuasion often countered that the ERA was not needed precisely because women are already protected by the 14th Amendment.
By Tina Dupuy On Saturday morning, 20 people were shot in a Tucson Safeway parking lot by a 22-year-old who stated on YouTube he “won’t pay debt with a currency that’s not backed by gold and silver.” Fifteen minutes after…
In December, the nations of the world agreed once again to do nothing about climate change.
In 2010, 767 manatees were documented to have died or been killed in Florida, with a significant number of deaths resulting from last winter’s prolonged cold temperatures. These numbers are an all time high, shattering the previous record of 429 set in 2009.
As a business owner who has created hundreds of jobs over the past two decades, I understand economic policies that build sustainable growth. Yet the billions in tax cuts for the wealthy just signed into law compromise our shared future.
It’s been nearly two years since the dawn of the Great Recession, and many Americans are still unsure about what will lead the economy out of the doldrums.
I am a college student who recently completed my summer 2010 internship with the Edison Wetlands Association (EWA). Throughout my childhood and teenage years, my parents were actively involved EWA volunteers.
The stock market, as measured by the S&P500, rose nearly 50 percent from President Barack Obama’s inauguration to the close on Dec. 31, 2010 according to the Global Macro Monitor blog.
Technology is often accused of turning people into couch potatoes. There’s no question that far too many folks spend far too much time in front of computers, TVs and video games – and not enough time outdoors getting fresh air and exercise.