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Survey: Consumers drained of time waiting for services

Friday, Oct, 15 at 11:16 am,

10.15.10 – Americans last year wasted more than 2.75 billion hours waiting for some type of in-home service or appointment — a utility hookup, for example, or the delivery of furniture — the equivalent of 1.3 million people out of work for a year, according to a new survey of consumer attitudes.

Rise of the Suicide Protests

Wednesday, Oct, 13 at 11:29 am,

10.13.10 – David Be’eri is either much admired or much hated, depending on how you feel about Israel and Jewish heritage. Be’eri is the founder and head of the Ir David Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to excavating, preserving and developing biblical Jerusalem, the City of David.

An 'Extraordinary' memoir: Becoming Condoleezza Rice

Tuesday, Oct, 12 at 1:08 pm,

10.12.10 – You would expect the home of Condoleezza Rice— the most successful African-American woman in the history of the executive branch — to be festooned with mementos from her tenure under two Bush presidencies, which culminated in her role as secretary of State.

Liberalism’s Moral Bankruptcy Has Bankrupted America

Monday, Oct, 11 at 11:13 am,

10.11.10 – Matt Patterson – President Reagan liked to tweak his liberal critics by saying, "some years ago, the federal government declared war on poverty, and poverty won." His statement is truer now than ever.

The foetus who broke into a big smile… aged only 17 weeks

Monday, Oct, 11 at 1:36 am,

10.11.10 – Sophie Borland – Transformed by a beaming smile, this is the tiny face of a foetus just 17 weeks old. The scan implies that a baby can experience feelings such as happiness and pain much earlier in its development than previously thought.

Welcome to America 2012

Saturday, Oct, 09 at 11:26 am,

10.9.10 – What we have accepted today is a vast permanent underclass of scores of millions who cannot cope and must be carried by the rest of society – fed, clothed, housed, tutored, medicated at taxpayers' expense for their entire lives. We have a new division in America: those who pay a double fare, and those who forever ride free.

Global Tower

Thursday, Oct, 07 at 11:36 am,

10.7.10 – It is impossible not to draw parallels between the opening of the story of the Tower of Babel and the modern global village. Once again, the entire world is of one language and one speech. Everyone is connected to everyone, speaking to everyone and at least in the Western world, everyone is motivated by the same ideas. Ultimately, this uniformity leads to a war against the Creator and to the re-scattering of humanity.

As millions of decent families face benefits cuts, one woman who's never worked in her life is investing hers… in a £4,500 boob job

Wednesday, Oct, 06 at 10:47 am,

Kelly Marshall, 32, who has five children by four different fathers, receives monthly payments of £870 in housing benefit, £975 in child tax credit, and £303 in child benefit, giving her an income equivalent to a pre-tax salary of £39,000. She is seen here, left, after surgery and right (left of two) as a young girl. She explained: 'I have wanted a boob job since I was a teen. But it wasn't until I had five children that I could afford it – with all the extra benefits I get. Now I hope to have liposuction, a tummy tuck and regular Botox.'

Can the UK afford another Gauguin?

Thursday, Sep, 30 at 1:04 pm,

9.30.10 – The Paul Gauguin exhibit at the Tate Modern might be London's last blockbuster for a while.

Cordoba House: Muslims should exercise caution

Tuesday, Sep, 28 at 8:54 am,

9.28.10 – ABDULATEEF AL-MULHIM – When I arrived in New York City in the summer of 1975 to attend the State University of New York’s Maritime College after a brief vacation from my English course at Lackland Air Force Base, the first thing I did after checking at the school was to drive to Manhattan and visit the World Trade Center.

The genetic code is 3.6 billion years old. It’s time for a rewrite

Saturday, Sep, 25 at 11:20 am,

9.25.10 – Daniel Taylor – It’s easy to become cynical in today’s world, especially for those who follow current events and have a desire to stay informed. Too many people are blind or dulled to both the great evil and goodness in the world. I invite you to take a step back and look at the big picture; notice the beauty that still surrounds us. There is something behind that beauty that is rarely discussed, something that is in our very genetic code and the natural world that we inhabit.

Poll's tiny subset thinks this should be part of 'marriage'

Friday, Sep, 24 at 9:25 am,

9.24.10 – But 70% majority states preference for one-man, one-woman definition. A new WND/Wenzel Poll indicates that an overwhelming 70 percent of Americans want marriage limited to one man and one woman, but a subset, tiny though it may be, already is endorsing polygamy and bestiality.

Why cavemen were better parents than we are today

Thursday, Sep, 23 at 9:39 am,

9.23.10 – Today's practice of leaving babies to cry, keeping them in buggies and car seats for long periods and not allowing them the freedom to roam outdoors is raising a dysfunctional generation, a psychologist claims.

What Ever Happened to Camille Paglia?

Monday, Sep, 20 at 11:34 am,

9.20.10 – Bruce Bawer – Once known as "America's foremost cultural critic," Paglia's literary output has dropped precipitously while she has failed to engage on the number one women's issue in the world: Islam's treatment of females.

Behind Venice’s Ads, the Restoration of Its Heritage

Sunday, Sep, 19 at 12:45 pm,

9.19.10 – ELISABETTA POVOLEDO – VENICE — The city is putting advertisements on the facades of its crumbling monuments to help pay for restoration, but many believe they must be contained.

'Islam Is Like a Drug'

Sunday, Sep, 19 at 10:31 am,

9.19.10 – In a SPIEGEL interview, Egyptian-German political scientist Hamed Abdel-Samad talks about his childhood as the son of an imam in Egypt, why he thinks Islam is a danger to society and his theories about the inevitable decline of the Muslim world.

Neocolonial Dreams from Obama's Mother

Friday, Sep, 17 at 8:29 am,

9.17.10 – George Neumayr – Newt Gingrich said to National Review Online recently, "What if [Obama] is so outside our comprehension, that only if you understand Kenyan, anticolonial behavior, can you begin to piece together [his actions]?" Gingrich's comment sparked off Dinesh D'Souza's Forbes article, which argues that America is "governed by the ghost" of Obama's "Luo tribesman" father.

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