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Practicing Subsidized Un-Medicine

By at December 17, 2014 | 3:35 pm | 0 Comment

Practicing Subsidized Un-Medicine

Clutching newspaper clippings in one hand and a medical bag loaded with seeds in the other, my ersatz friend Dr. Franklin Peterson Comstock III, knocking down pregnant ladies, students, the elderly, and two burly construction workers who were waiting for… Read the rest

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Thirteen Worst Christmas Movies

By at December 15, 2014 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

Thirteen Worst Christmas Movies

  1. Jingle All the Way, (1996)
  2. The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, (2006)
  3. An American Carol, (2008)
  4. The Star Wars Holiday Special, (1978 TV Movie)
  5. Black Christmas, (2006)
  6. Christmas with the Kranks, (2004)
  7. Deck the Halls, (2006)
  8. Santa Claus

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Top Ten Smartest Cities in the Nation

By at December 8, 2014 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

Top Ten Smartest Cities in the Nation

By Joel Kotkin and Mark Schill, Forbes Magazine, November 17, 2014

“For the most part, the top 10 on our list of the 51 largest metro areas is dominated by places with large concentrations of colleges, and those that long… Read the rest

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Coal or Candy?

By at December 8, 2014 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

Coal or Candy?

Coal: The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

Candy: Law enforcement for the capture of Eric Frein.

Candy: Tom Wolf for proposing middle-class tax cuts.

Coal: Public officials for sending and storing pornographic e-mails.

Candy: Attorney General Kane for investigating pornographic e-mails.… Read the rest

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Perceptions of Reality— And a Failure to Indict

By at December 3, 2014 | 12:38 pm | 0 Comment

Perceptions of Reality— And a Failure to Indict

She quietly walked into the classroom and stood there, just inside the door, against a wall.

The professor, his back to her, continued his lecture, unaware of her presence until his students’ eyes began focusing upon her rather than him.… Read the rest

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Top Ten Worst Toys of 2014

By at December 1, 2014 | 12:34 pm | 0 Comment

Top Ten Worst Toys of 2014

1. Zing’s Air Storm Firetek Bow

Ages: 8 years+
Hazards:
Potential for eye injuries.

Warnings:

• “Do not aim at eyes or face. Do not aim or shoot at people or animals”
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How Americans Came to Oppose Fracking

By at November 25, 2014 | 1:25 pm | 0 Comment

How Americans Came to Oppose Fracking

For the first time since high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as nonconventional fracking, was developed, more Americans oppose it than support it.

According to a national survey conducted by the independent non-partisan Pew Research Center, 47 percent of… Read the rest

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Top Ten Nations with Stateless Persons

By at November 24, 2014 | 12:57 pm | 0 Comment

Top Ten Nations with Stateless Persons

Nation Number of Stateless People
1) Myanmar: 1.3 million
2) Ivory Coast: 700,000
3) Thailand: 500,000
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Midterm Election Stock Performance Since John Kennedy

By at November 17, 2014 | 11:24 am | 0 Comment

Midterm Election Stock Performance Since John Kennedy

Performance reflects gains and losses in first quarter after the election

 

1) Ronald Reagan’s second midterm election:
+ 19%

2) George Bush’s midterm:
+ 17%

3) Richard Nixon’s midterm:
+ 16%

4) Gerald Ford’s midterm:
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Department of Health to Offer Free Potassium Iodide

By at November 14, 2014 | 11:07 am | 0 Comment

Department of Health to Offer Free Potassium Iodide on Nov. 20 for Pennsylvanians who have Tablets Expiring in December 2014

The Department of Health will provide free potassium iodide, or KI, Thursday, Nov. 20, to Pennsylvanians who currently… Read the rest

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