Silent frustration; can the positive feeling of self-reliance be shared?

The “Silent Majority” is frustrated, therefore, we have suffered silent frustration, right? Tea Parties were born, then people shared what we knew and yet frustratingly nothing has happened. There have been protests, signs, banners, even hanging from overpasses, seemingly to no avail. Even after an election,  where we sent in a moderate “nice guy” and […]

‘Duck Dynasty’ Star: A Vagina Is ‘More Desirable Than A Man’s Anus’

“It seems like, to me, a vagina – as a man – would be more desirable than a man’s anus. That’s just me,” Robertson stated. “I’m just thinking: There’s more there! She’s got more to offer. I mean, come on, dudes! You know what I’m saying? But hey, sin: It’s not logical, my man. It’s just not logical.”

[AP] A year after Newtown, rift over guns deepens

“These tragedies must end,” President Barack Obama said, two nights after the mass shooting left 20 first-graders and six educators dead. “And to end them, we must change.”

41% of Net New Jobs in November Were in Government

Federal, state and local governments hired a net additional 338,000 workers in November, equaling 41 percent of the total of 818,000 net additional jobs created in the United States during the month.

Liberal ‘media’ group gets $520G dark money donation for war on right

Two weeks ago, the liberal Center for Media and Democracy kicked off a national campaign to reveal the identities of anonymous contributors to conservative groups in an effort to unseat the GOP governor here.

[AP] Obama to feds: Boost renewable power 20 percent

Saying the government should lead by example, President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.

[AP] Abortion covered in most health plans for Congress

More than 90 percent of health insurance plans offered to lawmakers and congressional staff cover abortion, an unforeseen consequence of a Republican amendment to President Barack Obama’s health law.

[AP] Some Dems keep distance as Obama popularity drops

Democrats running for re-election in Arkansas, Louisiana and other Republican-leaning states faced enough problems before President Barack Obama’s popularity swooned in November. Now they are awkwardly distancing themselves from him a year before the election, seeking the right balance between independence and betrayal.

[AP] Maoist sect scrutinized in wake of UK slavery case

Davies had moved to London as a young woman pursuing a master’s degree, but soon she cut off virtually all contact with her family and disappeared from sight. Her relatives gathered that she had gotten tangled up with a cult – a secretive, closely-knit Maoist group whose members lived together in a communist collective.

[AP] Beijing destroys barbecue grills to cut pollution

Beijing is waging a war against air pollution, one barbecue at a time.

Authorities in the capital have destroyed more than 500 open-air barbecues “to cut PM2.5” – the tiny particulate matter in the air that can enter deep into the lungs.