Scandals in Washington, DC are nothing new. Sex scandals or simply scandals of incompetence can be expected, and the American people usually look the other way when the scandal erupts.
By announcing this week that the Plan B One-Step, otherwise known as the “morning- after pill” would now be available over the counter for girls as young as 15 years old, the Food and Drug Administration has dealt another blow to families across the nation. Previously, only girls 17 years of age and older had access to these pills and only with a prescription. After a judge ruled that the age limit was illegal, the FDA lowered the age to 15, so young children will have access to these powerful pills without parental approval or a prescription.
In the politically correct world of sports today, it is no surprise that the media went crazy in praising Jason Collins, the first gay professional athlete to go public. Collins is a 7 foot free agent center who is a 34 year old journeyman in the NBA.
Under a clear sky and in front of 10,000 people, all of the living members of the most exclusive club in the world gathered yesterday in Dallas for the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library.
I am not a Glen Beck fan.
Many conservatives believe that Barack Obama is the worst President since the hapless Jimmy Carter. Now we have the economic data to verify such sensible assertions.
Southern Media and Opinion Research (SMOR) has come out with its latest survey on Governor Bobby Jindal (R-La) and Senator Mary Landrieu. The survey shows Gov. Jindal with an approval rating of 38% while U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu (D-La) has an approval rating of 56% with just 12% giving her an excellent rating.
The annual pre-legislative session SMOR poll has been released today by Bernie Pinsonat and it does not look pretty for at least one of our state’s heretofore most popular elected officials--
Today, the typical American family is struggling with a poor economy, weak job prospects and high gas prices.
Yesterday, in a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) asked why the federal minimum wage was not $22 per hour.