Former U.S. defense secretary tells Fox News that international sanctions have had no impact on the Iranian regime • Given leaks at White House, Rumsfeld says he would not notify U.S. of Iran plans if he were in the Israeli government.
***The vermin Axelrod tries to walk back the Obama Administration's suing of Ohio for legislation give special consideration for military voting. Yeah, that was a boneheaded move, typical of this president and his people.
***NASA rover Curiosity lands on Mars.
In a show of technological wizardry, the robotic explorer Curiosity blazed through the pink skies of Mars, steering itself to a gentle landing inside a giant crater for the most ambitious dig yet into the red planet's past.Awesome.
A chorus of cheers and applause echoed through the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Sunday night after the most high-tech interplanetary rover ever built signaled it had survived a harrowing plunge through the thin Mars atmosphere.
"Touchdown confirmed," said engineer Allen Chen. "We're safe on Mars."
***Andy Murray beats Federer for Gold Medal in tennis.
***Where is John Galt?
***The family and faith behind Missy Franklin. Great story.
***I lost one of my typists and a good friend last week to multiple myeloma and amyloidosis. She was only 61. I've known and worked with her for over 25 years. She was only diagnosed two months ago, the cancer took her rapidly. Certainly reminds you of your own mortality and how quickly life can be cut short. I saw her several times a week and she was always smiling. It's hard to believe she's gone. Treasure your family and friends, things can change so quickly.
***Oh, of course. We want Obama defeated because we're racists. This is getting so old.
"I think he was surprised that the right wing would actually let this country fall apart just to get the black guy out of office ... White people are cool with black people at work, living in the neighborhood and having a few as friends. But let someone black marry their daughter or let a black man run the free world and you see the real feelings," Mr. Hughley said. "I think Obama ... believed that people are basically patriotic. They are until there's a black head of state."
Couldn't possibly be because his policies are ruining this country.
***No no no...the hair...
***The dangerous demonization of our food. Good article.
Apples, celery, and bell peppers may be hazardous to your health, according to some environmental activists. At least that's the impression you might get reading the Environmental Working Group's Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce. But their guide is nothing more than an annual recycling of hogwash.