Monthly Archives: July 2015

Richard Nixon Was Not Misunderstood

Every once in a while someone writes a book arguing that Richard Nixon has been misunderstood. These authors tend to focus on some particular aspect of his presidency that, the argument goes, is more important than that Watergate business. They’ve focused on his domestic policy or his foreign policy as achievements that override his flaws and his presidency’s denouement. Nixon’s Continue Reading...

Turns Out Obama Wasn’t Targeting Porn, Guns, Gambling And Payday Loans After All

WASHINGTON — A Justice Department investigation has cleared its consumer protection lawyers of Republican charges they engaged in a multi-agency conspiracy to shut down industries disfavored by the Obama administration, including online pornography and payday lending.The internal probe, launched in response to concerns raised by congressional Republicans, found “no evidence” DOJ lawyers intentionally targeted credit repair companies, online gambling-related operations, Continue Reading...

Nurse Accidentally Drops Newborn, Keeps Job

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A spokesman for a Pennsylvania hospital says a veteran nurse who accidentally dropped a newborn baby, fracturing his skull, will be disciplined but not fired.Uniontown Hospital spokesman Josh Krysak says the hospital isn’t releasing the name of the nurse or saying how she’s being punished because it’s a confidential personnel matter.Krysak says the hospital’s internal review Continue Reading...

Beer Pong Game Ends In Accidental Shooting

A Blue Island, Illinois, man shot two people during a backyard game of beer pong when he tried to distract his opponent by waving a gun in his face, prosecutors say.Manus Shannon, 27, was arrested for reckless discharge of a firearm Saturday after accidentally shooting two guests in the shoulder and hand at a Fourth of July party on Chicago’s Continue Reading...

I Live With My Ex-Wife And Her New Wife — And Our Kids Are Better For It

After their separation, Ben Rollman and his ex-wife decided to remain in the same home so they could continue to raise their kids together. When his ex fell in love with her new partner, the household gained a new member.“It’s all three parents and two kids under one roof,” Rollman, who lives in Austin, Texas, told The Huffington Post. “People Continue Reading...

6 Signs It’s Time To Leave Your Marriage

Too many couples think no further than the honeymoon plans when contemplating marriage. They have no idea about the complexity behind real relationship issues and the maturity it takes to create a successful, long-term outcome.Divorced couples learn through hindsight about the challenges two people face when living together week after week, month after month in today’s stress-filled world. It takes Continue Reading...

Chicago Boy Amari Brown Among 3 Dead, 27 Injured In Just 8-Hour Span

In just an eight-hour span during the Fourth of July weekend, gun violence in Chicago left three people dead and 27 wounded. Amari Brown, a 7-year-old boy on the city’s West Side, was the youngest of the fatalities.Those 30 shootings came between 9:20 p.m Saturday and 4:45 a.m. Sunday, the Chicago Tribune reported.Amari had spent the day celebrating with family Continue Reading...
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