U.S. Takes $9.7 Bil Hit in GM Bailout

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TweetYumPresident Obama loves taking credit for saving the American auto industry and this week a federal audit reveals that the rescue effort has fleeced U.S. taxpayers out of an astounding $ 9.7 billion. While this may seem inconceivable to most, the numbers don’t lie. The United States Treasury has recorded a $ 9.7 billion loss […]

NATO in Syria: Will Turkish Plane Become the New Excuse?

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TweetYum(Jason Ditz)   The loss of a Turkish F-4 warplane over the Mediterranean, off the coast of Syria, on Friday has set the stage for a high-profile NATO meeting to decide exactly what the military alliance will do to Syria in retaliation. The details of the shoot down aside, the meeting gives the alliance what many of […]

Feds Want Warrantless Spying Loss Overturned, Saying Law Can’t Touch Them

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TweetYumShareThis Feds Want Warrantless Spying Loss Overturned, Saying Law Can’t Touch Them 31 May 2012 The Obama administration is set to argue to a federal appeals court Friday that the government may breach, with impunity, domestic spying laws adopted in the wake of President Richard M. Nixon’s Watergate scandal. The case tests whether Americans may […]

The K-E Diet: Brides-to-Be Using Feeding Tubes to Rapidly Shed Pounds

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TweetYum  (ABC)   Brides-to-be looking to shed that final 10, 15 or 20 pounds in order to fit into their dream wedding gown have taken a controversial approach to crash dieting that involves inserting a feeding tube into their noses for up to 10 days for a quick fix to rapid weight loss. The K-E diet, […]

Polar Bears in Alaska Observed with Patchy Hair Loss and other Skin Lesions

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TweetYumShareThis Polar Bears in Alaska Observed with Patchy Hair Loss and other Skin Lesions 06 Apr 2012 In the past two weeks, 9 polar bears in the southern Beaufort Sea region near Barrow were observed with alopecia, or loss of fur, and other skin lesions. The animals were otherwise healthy in appearance and behavior. The […]