Honest Abe, born Feb. 12, predicted 'death by suicide'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2644465" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Abraham Lincoln[/caption] Lincoln, whose birth anniversary falls on Feb. 12, warned, Jan. 27, 1837: "At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? more…

Student packs heat, ski mask on school bus

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEB.TAMPABAY) — SEFFNER — An 18-year-old alternative school student was arrested Wednesday morning after deputies learned he was seen loading a gun on a school bus, according to more…

Why republics don't work with despots in charge

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2927464" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 20th-century despots[/caption] "Society ... must repose on principles that do not change." – wrote Montesquieu in Book 24 of "The Spirit of the Laws." more…

Record number of shark attacks in 2015

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN) — When sharks are attacking people in record numbers, as happened this past year, it makes sense to blame the sharks. That doesn't make it fair, though. more…