COMMENTARY/OPINION

The Mounties Got Their Man

by Norman Rampart

Kevin Vickers is not just a Canadian hero. At the moment, he is a hero to all of us. From CNN : “During a long standing ovation by…

What You Should Know About Dogs and Ebola

by Dr. Jennifer Coates

The association between Ebola and dogs has been all over the news lately. After potentially being exposed by their infected owners, a Spanish dog, Excalibur, was euthanized, while…

Captain Kirk and Mr Sulu Still Feuding

by Norman Rampart

The feud between Captain Kirk and Mr Sulu continues apace.  William Shatner (who is absolutely magnificent in Boston Legal don’t you think?) seemingly fell out with George ‘Sulu’…

Unheard Victims: Comfort Women

by Abigail Clark

Wars have many different victims. Many in the present day you see via social media or television media. The victims of wars many years ago are the ones…

Politics-Throwing Political Mud Against the Wind

by Burr Deming

Was it fair in 1991 for Democrat Edwin Edwards to remind Louisiana voters that his Republican opponent, David Duke, held a leadership position in the Ku Klux Klan?…

Right Wing Nut Jobs Offer Five Reasons Why Gays and Obama Are to Blame for Ebola

by Michael John Scott

RightWingWatch’s Paranoia-Rama takes a look at five of the week’s most absurd conspiracy theories from the Right. While secretly plotting to use foreign forces to impose martial law on…

Our Monday Morning Cartoon

by J. Bado

There are some people in this world with remarkable courage. It's these people who give us hope.…

NEWS

Royals Beat Giants In Game Three To Take Two Game World Series Lead

by Michael John Scott

The Royals beat the Giants with a one run squeaker at last night’s Game 3…

Nebraska School District: Guns OK in Senior Class Pictures

by Michael John Scott

Are you kidding me?  No.  Sadly not, as America’s love affair with guns is exemplified…

Historians: So-Called ‘Shroud of Turin’ a 14th Century Prop

by Michael John Scott

There are all sorts of “holy relics” out there.  Everything from the nails used to…

Homophobic Florida Attorney General Decides Lesbians Cannot Divorce

by Michael John Scott

Florida’s attorney general is an idiot. Pam Bondi is one of those uber-conservative Jesus Jumpers who…

Royals Reduce Giants to Dwarves In Game Two of World Series

by Michael John Scott

(Newser) The first showdown of brilliant bullpens went to the Kansas City Royals. After Kansas…

50 Pit Bulls Rescued In Police Raid

by Michael John Scott

(Newser) “When you see a piece of property that has 42 adult dogs chained up…

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Top 10 Tips For Relieving Fall Allergies in Our Pets

by Michael John Scott

Regardless of location, the elemental tumult of fall (dying plant life, dryness, moisture, cooler temperatures, wind, etc.) stirs up environmental allergens and irritants that can affect the eyes,…

Don’t Take Nutrition Advice From Pet Stores

by Michael John Scott

I just had a disturbing conversation with a neighbor about his dog Maggie. Maggie is an elderly black lab who is doing surprisingly well despite suffering from diabetes…

Dear Kitten: Regarding the Dog

by Michael John Scott

Something really fun as “Cat and Kitten” are back again, and now there is a new “thing” in the household. How will they respond? Watch the hilarious video…

7 Natural Home Remedies For What Ails Your Dog

by Michael John Scott

When you’re feeling under the weather, you might find that the perfect thing for treating what ails you is something you already have in the kitchen. Did you…

SCI/TECH/HOME/TRAVEL

Sedona: The Red Rock Retreat

by Abigail Clark

Famous for its seemingly endless columns and plateaus of monolithic red sandstone formations that glow red and orange at the rising…

Don’t Get Caught in the Cold: 6 Tips for Preparing Your Home for Winter

by Abigail Clark

Colorful autumn leaves announce that winter is on its way, with its low temperatures, frigid winds, and icy winter storms. You…