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Turnout in primaries is good news for Republicans (Michael Barone)
One thing public opinion polls can’t do is to predict turnout; you need to have an actual election to find out who is going to turn out and in what numbers. That’s why I’ve been looking at turnout in this year’s Democratic and Republican primaries, to see which side’s backers are motivated enough to vote. Comparative turnout is particularly helpful in states without party registration, since all voters there can choose to vote in either party’s primary. ... READ MORE>>>
FDA considering a policy change that would allow gay men to donate blood (yes, really) (WashTimes)
A federal panel on blood safety will make a recommendation Friday about whether the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should change its blood donation policy for gay men.
The FDA is "considering all possible sources of information" about the issue, Dr. Howard Koh, assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services, told the FDA's Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability. READ MORE>>>
At least my God never forgets His word. That is more than can be said of Pseudomessiah Barack Obama.
The President confessed to knowing nothing of the provision in the healthcare bill that would forbid insurance companies from enrolling new applicants once the legislation goes into effect. Thus, he is either a liar or a halfwit. Take your choice.
Walter Cronkite might have been the most trusted man in America, but that trust might have been misplaced. According to a number of retrospectives published since his passing, one could legitimately conjecture that his support for America was questionable at best.
For example, in 1999 Cronkite accepted the Norman Cousins Global Governance Award. In his acceptance speech, Cronkite called for the creation of a global planetary union usurping national sovereignty patterned after the United States government.
However, if we dig further back into the broadcaster’s past, we discover that Cronkite may have preferred a Soviet-style system. According to researchers such as Joseph Farah of WorldNetDaily and Cliff Clincaid of accuracy in media, Cronkite often sided with Communists throughout the course of the 20th century’s most dangerous conflicts.
Meteoroids weren’t the only thing space station astronauts had to dodge. The toilet there backed up and overflowed.
Eugenicist theories are gaining legitimacy with the leftwing of the American government. Ruth Bader Ginsburg announced that part of the reasoning behind Roe v. Wade was to decrease “undesirable populations”. As a Jew suffering from cancer, perhaps someone should remind her that, in the eyes of many, she likely ranks high on that list. read more »