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Frittatas with bacon and potatos

April 30, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

So, even the resident beige-a-tarian, my 13 year old son, actually ate my dinner tonight. Pork chops with baked apples and vermicelli. Notice all foods were on the color spectrum of white to beige. But still, I am feeling emboldened and so, tomorrow night, I am going to make these frittatas. Wish me luck. I am going to hide some...

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The Hormone Horoscope

The Hormone Horoscope

April 30, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

You have to pity men who like their women feminine but are thrown for a total loop by the hormones that keep us that way! Now along comes an App that a lot of them are buying from Itunes as a way of hedging their bets. Is it a fat day? Is she going to cry if you look at...

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Are Americans ready to pay taxes on Amazon.com?

April 30, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

By JONATHAN WEISMAN/NYT   WASHINGTON — Legislation that would force Internet retailers to collect sales taxes from their customers has put antitax and small-government activists like Grover Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform and the Heritage Foundation in an unusual position: they’re losing.  For years, conservative Republican lawmakers have been influenced heavily by the antitax activists in Washington, who have dictated outcomes and become the...

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How to build a second American century / Richard Haass Wall Street Journal

April 29, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Richard N. Haass is president of the Council on Foreign Relations and the author of “Foreign Policy Begins at Home: The Case for Putting America’s House in Order.” Follow him on Twitter:@RichardHaass     It was in 1941 that Henry Luce exhorted his countrymen to eschew isolationism, enter the war and make the 20th century the first great American century. Fulfilling his vision, the United...

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Black and White Proms?

April 29, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

  Mary C. Curtis, an award-winning multimedia journalist in Charlotte, N.C., has worked at The New York Times, Charlotte Observer and as national correspondent for Politics Daily. Follow her on Twitter: @mcurtisnc3 Was the play list at the segregated “white prom” for Wilcox County High School in Georgia scrubbed of any Beyonce or Rihanna? Was Drake dropped? And what about Justin Timberlake?...

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The Mom Vivant / The Hormone Horoscope

The Mom Vivant / The Hormone Horoscope

April 29, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

You have to pity men who like their women feminine but are thrown for a total loop by the hormones that keep us that way! Now along comes an App that a lot of them are buying from Itunes as a way of hedging their bets. Is it a fat day? Is she going to cry if you look at...

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April 29, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Teen who led police on hi-speed chase says he was rushing to get to his prom

One writer’s opinion of where Obamacare stands right now

April 26, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

By David Brooks of the New York Times It was always going to be difficult to implement Obamacare, but even fervent supporters of the law admit that things are going worse than expected. Implementation got off to a bad start because the Obama administration didn’t want to release unpopular rules before the election. Regulators have been working hard but are clearly overwhelmed,...

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April 26, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

Doctors attack high cost cancer drugs 

Can Antibiotics Make You Fat? Tom Philpott

April 23, 2013  |  No Comments  |  Share

  Like hospital patients, US farm animals tend to be confined to tight spaces and dosed with antibiotics. But that's where the similarities end. Hospitals dole out antibiotics to save lives. On America's factory-scale meat farms, the goal is to fatten animals for their date at the slaughterhouse. And it turns out that antibiotics help with the fattening process. Back in the 1940s,...

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