Ben Carson: Do away with the VA

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_1986775" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Ben Carson[/caption] Ben Carson, former neurosurgeon and one Republican presidential candidate who has seen his poll numbers rise in recent days, told a nationally more…

Feds spend $278,442 to study 'weight stigma'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FreeBeacon) The National Science Foundation (NSF) is spending nearly $300,000 to study weight stigma, a project where obese people will text researchers to report when they have been more…

California home-school interest surges

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Guardian) With the passage of a new law this summer mandating vaccines for schoolkids in California, home school advocates and organizations say they are seeing surging interest more…

Man booted from housing for not being Muslim

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_2362865" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Austin Lewis[/caption] Despite Canada's reputation for casting a very broad social safety net and a Human Rights Code that aggressively punishes acts of discrimination, more…

Slain reporter's dad: Gun control will be her legacy

by Bob Unruh --   [caption id="attachment_2364295" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Slain reporter Alison Parker worked for Roanoke, Virginia, news station WDBJ-TV[/caption] The grieving father of a young reporter murdered on live TV Wednesday more…

How to solve San Fran's public pooping problem

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SFGATE) — San Francisco is known for its Golden Gate Bridge, world class cuisine, panoply of cultures, striking skyline, frigid fog, and homeless. More specifically, aggressive panhandling and more…

Daily aspirin may cut colon-cancer risk

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — The staples of your medicine closet — aspirin, ibuprofen and other pain relievers — have been in the headlines a lot lately, and it's no surprise more…