A North Texas teen from an affluent family received a probation-only sentence this week for losing control of his pickup truck while drunk and killing four pedestrians, a punishment that has outraged…Continue
Apparently so, because in Colorado a 6 year old boy who had to ask his mother what "sex" means has been …Continue
Sorry about mixing metaphors. I couldn't resist.Doubling the wage of one Joe or Jane working at McDonald's will no doubt improve their life, but is that all there is to it?Will, Joe or Jane then lose…Continue
If there's any doubt that technology kills jobs (perhaps replacing them, but with jobs inaccessible to the employees who lost their own jobs), consider that Applebees is on its way to eliminating the…Continue
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In just one week the main part of Obamacare will begin to kick in. This is the state level exchanges that will allow the uninsured to be covered. Beginning on October 1, people will be able to sign up to get insurance in their state regardless of their health.
Most people signing up on the exchanges will qualify for subsidies based on their income and family size. This means that the cost of insurance will be less than the advertised price.
This is good…Continue
Samsung has released its new Galaxy Mega, which has a...(wait for it)....(wait for it)...(wait for it)...6.3-inch screen! Tablets tend to start off just .7 inches larger.
I have to laugh because after a couple decades of making cell phones as small as possible...…Continue
I mistakenly ordered a wireless mouse thinking it was a Blue Tooth mouse. I decided to return it, thinking I'd get a shipping label and instructions. Instead, they said to just keep it and they'd credit my card.
I do a LOT of my shopping with Amazon and this is just one more reason why. Amazon rocks!
I first noticed it at the recent Royal Wedding. It was hard to ignore that many of the female invitees to the wedding wore very extravagant hats. By contrast, American women seldom wear hats, and when they do the headgear tends to be much less showy. Here are some examples or prominent British women and their wacky hats:…Continue