Big rigs lined up like dominoes were swept away by a large, black twister going 260 miles per hour on April 29, 2011. A block away from his home, a man sits amongst the rubble as he peruses his family’s photo album. Homes and neighborhoods were replaced by piles of bricks, tile, wood, concrete, walls, trees, and personal belongings.
Another week and another fiscal mess in Washington: This time it’s about our astronomical debt. If you haven’t been keeping up, it’s a pretty intense discussion.
In a move to avert a nightmare scenario, a bipartisan U.S. Senate effort is currently taking root in WashingtonD.C.to raise the debt ceiling. The emerging deal would make substantive reforms to Medicare and Social Security (details pending), in addition to raising some tax revenue.
Imagine your vacationing in Australia, eager to put on your snorkeling gear and dive down to the Great Barrier Reef. You can’t wait to see the multi-colored coral and watch as the fish swim right before your eyes. Then, imagine torrential down pours that cause Queensland Australia to flood.
To date, Joplin, Missouri is still recuperating from the devastating tornado that tore through a six mile stretch in the center of the city. Rescuers fought the impeding rain and avoided down power lines as they sifted through the rubble searching for survivors.
While it is becoming more recognized as a problem alive and well in America, human trafficking (aka sex slavery) is probably considered by many Americans as only a problem in other countries, not a problem in America. Which unfortunately is wrong and shows just how naive we
The country of Ireland, an island nation just East of Great Britain, is known for being the home of a tough, hard drinking, fighting yet fun loving people.
From books, to video games, to movies, America’s fascination with zombies appears to be approaching epidemic proportions. Perhaps that’s why the Centers For Disease Control has seized on this wave of popularity to highlight emergency preparedness with their own guide to surviving the Zombi
The post World War II, so-called ‘baby boomers’ paved the way for a new generation, where people embraced hoards of freedom and ounces of choice in a changing, and dynamic society.
Baby boomers not only developed a cultural movement of individuality and self expression, full of free love