Daily Archives: April 10th, 2013 «

 

Awesome: Rev. Billy Graham is named North Carolina’s “favorite son”

Posted by: ST on April 10, 2013 at 6:52 pm » 2 Comments

Via the Charlotte Observer: RALEIGH With his family and the governor looking on, and tearful testimonials from some of those he’s touched, the Rev. Billy Graham was honored as North Carolina’s “favorite son” Wednesday by the General Assembly. The House and Senate each passed resolutions honoring the 94-year-old Graham and his late wife, Ruth. “We’re […]

 

Study: #BigGulp bans would likely INCREASE soda consumption, obesity

Posted by: ST on April 10, 2013 at 5:50 pm » 1 Comment

Paging Mayor Bloomberg and other elitist nanny-state types: Attempts to outlaw mega-sized sugary drinks, like New York’s controversial soda ban, could have the unintended consequence of increasing soft drink consumption and obesity, research suggests. In a study published in the April issue of PLoS One, researchers examined whether price trumps portion size when it comes to […]

 

CNN

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Yep: Cheney to GOP leaders: ‘We’re in deep doo doo’ on North Korea 

 

Reuters

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Shock: Obama budget targets millionaires, replaces sequester cuts

 

City Room

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Here We Go Again: Anthony Weiner Is Weighing a Run for Mayor

 

Politico

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Major: Senators reach deal on background checks

 

The Hill

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Update: Postal Service backs down from plan to end Saturday mail delivery

 

Survey says! Police oppose new #guncontrol regulations

Posted by: Phineas on April 10, 2013 at 1:01 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Pretty significant, I’d say, since the cops have to deal regularly with violent criminals and the aftermath of violent crime. If a majority of them say new gun regulations won’t do any good and might do harm, then why pass them? (1) An authoritative new poll of more than 15,000 cops released […]