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Amazon.com reached an agreement with the State of California legislature, so the Silver Buzz Cafe Store is back. :-)


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FreedomWorks Runs Damage Control On Medicare

The GOP already had a plan to hide their intent to privatize Social Security. Now they’re being briefed by FreedomWorks on how to lie about their plans for privatizing Medicare. [...]

Plowing In The Memories

They’re plowing in the WWII bomb shelters that we played in as kids. Today, we remember my father, that war and all of the brave people who fought for our freedom. [...]

The 2011 Global Peace Index

The United States ranked #82 out of the 153 countries included in this year’s Global Peace Index. [...]

Senators Reintroduce The Caring For An Aging America Act

The Caring for an Aging America Act has been introduced for the third time, but is it likely that the Republicans will let it pass into law? [...]

Judge Clears The Way For Direct Corporate Donations To Political Campaigns

A US District Court Judge ruled yesterday that the campaign finance law that bans corporations from making contributions to federal candidates is unconstitutional. [...]

Ryan’s Plan Bites The Dust

The Democrats may have won a victory by defeating the Ryan deficit reduction plan in the Senate yesterday, but the battle isn’t over… [...]

Decoding The GOP’s Promise To Empower Grandma

The Republicans say that the potentially disastrous Ryan plan, which could kill Medicare, will “empower Grandma.” That’s an outright lie, as we show here by using their own statements on the Ryan plan and Medicare. [...]

Stomach Ulcer Bacteria May Also Be Linked To Parkinson’s Disease

Scientists have found a possible link between a bacteria that causes stomach ulcers and the onset of Parkinson’s Disease. [...]

After The Rapture

When the Rapture fails to materialize today, how will Harold Camping explain the failure of his prediction? We make our own prediction. [...]

The Gold Buying Party Scam

Beware of gold buying parties! You’ll almost certainly be ripped off. Here’s how… [...]

Studies Link Genes To Obesity and Dementia

Two studies that follow up on existing knowledge of particular genes have found links to obesity and dementia. [...]

New Tree Of Life Branch Found

Scientists in England believe that they have found a new branch on the complex tree of life. [...]

Is The End Of The World Nigh?

Will the World really end on May 21, 2012? [...]

The Differences Between The UK and Britain – Part 3 – Governance and More

Today, in the final article in this series, we look at the jurisdictions within the UK and Ireland, the various labels used for sports teams and the nationalities. We also raise the thorny issue of correctly identifiying “Limeys”, “Aussies and “Kiwis”. [...]

The Differences Between The UK and Britain – Part 2 – Geography

Today we look at the geographical components, sports teams and nationalities of the UK and Ireland. [...]

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