Indiana says swine flu cases rise ten-fold, now at 113 : “Swine flu is spreading in Indiana, with human cases rising tenfold in a week, state public health officials said on Wednesday, confirming 113 people are infected and saying they expect to see more.”
Why gas prices climbed 13 cents in a week, and look set to keep going : “Demand has been dropping, but supply problems are causing gas prices to rise again. A refinery fire in California and a broken oil pipeline in the Midwest are partly to blame.”
Missouri prayer amendment passes : “Voters in Missouri overwhelmingly approved a “right to pray” amendment to the state’s constitution on Tuesday.”
Chick-fil-A flap uncovers a big gap : “The Chick-fil-A matter gave many Christians and political conservatives an opportunity to release some of their pent-up outrage. Since the 1960s, they have seen their beliefs ridiculed and undermined by courts. Beginning with the outlawing of school prayer and Bible reading in public schools (free Bibles have been replaced with free condoms), abortion on demand, language on TV that once could have resulted in a station losing its license, nudity, pornography and now same-sex “marriage.” They were told to accept all of it or be condemned as “haters” and “bigots.” Cathy’s comments and the reaction by the secular left caused an explosion that could reach a crescendo on Election Day.” Thanks to Gayle H for the link.
Will France’s 75 Percent Income Tax Scare Away The Rich? : One thing about governments is that they always want more, more of your money, more control, more everything. The rich are also leaving the U.S... Thanks to Gwen C for the link…
DC man orders television online, receives rifle in mail instead : “Seth Horvitz says he ordered a flat-screen television from a third-party through Amazon.com. He received a package that was left in the hallway outside of his Northeast D.C. apartment Tuesday, but instead of a television, he found a black semi-automatic rifle inside the box.”