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One of the best ways to buy fruits and vegetables when they’re out of season is to hit the frozen food aisle at your local market. Unfortunately, if you buy your produce in that form, then this massive frozen vegetable recall probably affects you. Yet again, a listeria outbreak in a

April 2016 marked a new month in history for children’s television– Sesame Street introduced a new character– Zari, its first Muslim, Afghani muppet. Zari is the first muppet to wear a head scarf and speak in Arabic. Zari recently joined Yahoo! News’ Catie Couric, and greeted her with a shortened

We continue to get more evidence that the U.S. economy has entered a major downturn.  Just last week, I wrote about how U.S. GDP growth numbers have been declining for three quarters in a row, and previously I wrote about how corporate defaults have surged to their highest level since the last

“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free …” – from Emma Lazarus’ poem “New Colossus” (inscription on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty) Over the last week or so, news outlets have reported on aspects of the Obama administration’s attempts to deposit as

Kathleen Parker, a conservative columnist for The Washington Post, argues that the very moment Sen. Ted Cruz lost his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination occurred when he ignored his running mate, Carly Fiorina, falling off of a stage. Parker wrote yesterday that Carly’s fall during a rally in Indiana on Sunday,

Judge Jeanine Pirro has been a vocal supporter of GOP frontrunner Donald Trump for quite some time, so it wasn’t completely surprising when she defended him on her show Saturday night. However, the questions she asked were indeed intriguing, focusing on recent attacks by the media, the Democrats, and even

Selling a million copies a year for over 100 years, McGuffey’s Readers were the mainstay of public education in America. Generations of school children read them, making them some of the most influential books of all time. They were written by William McGuffey, who died MAY 4, 1873. Considered the

Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of the jihadi attack on our free speech event in Garland, Texas. I know of no commemorations or remembrance of the brave Americans who staved off the attack in Garland. Unlike “Boston Strong” (they have been anything but), Garland was truly “Garland Strong.” Taking out

I have long said that the sodomite agenda has more in mind than “equal rights.” There seems to be at the heart of what they are doing, conformity. There is in their actions a type of confessional that has not been seen since the Inquisition. It is not enough that

Last week the House Armed Services Committee approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act requiring women to register with Selective Service. This means that if Congress ever brings back the draft, women will be forcibly sent to war. The amendment is a response to the Pentagon’s decision to