Christmas night, Diane, on the way to a party, found herself in the fast line of the freeway with a car stopped in front of her and the brakes not working due to a patch of black ice. With cars and trucks honking on the right side, she had no choice but to steer for the shoulder, running over not one but two sign posts. The first sign, a tall one, Continue reading Diane’s icy adventure
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It's been snowing all day, at least an inch and a half accumulation. Earlier, I put some de-icer on the driveway in preparation for tomorrow morning. Before that, I had to walk the dogs in the snow. You know, pugs don't like snow. It just really throws them off, having to go potty on something white instead of green.
Lying here no Continue reading Winter has arrived
"It didn’t take long for Democrats in the House to figure a way around the constitutional roadblock that halted the advance of S. 510: The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, following its approval Continue reading Dems pull fast one with food safety bill
By Staff, Fox< News
December 10, 2010
Republicans who captured the House last month in part on the strength of a promise to rein in government spending have tapped a veteran lawmaker known as the “prince of pork” to head the powerful House Appropriations Committee. And the decision’s not sitting so well among some conser Continue reading GOP taps ‘Prince of Pork’ to lead spending committee
Montana State Trooper
In most of the United States there is a policy of checking on any stalled vehicle on the highway when temperatures drip to single digits or below. About 3 a.m. one very cold morning, Montana State Trooper Allan Nixon responded to a call.
There was a car off the shoulder of the road outside Great Falls, Montana.
By Editorial Staff, New York Times
December 6, 2010
The Department of Justice has ended a criminal investigation without making charges in the case of Senator John Ensign, his mistress and the conveniently doled-out political favors.