Terrorism. Chaos. Fear of the future. In the age of Obama, America is undergoing a "fundamental transformation" that much everyone knows. What on earth is going on? Why isn't medical science and for that matter all of our incredible scientific and technological innovations in every area of life reducing our stress and lightening our load? Why doesn't the almost-magical availability of the world's accumulated knowledge, thanks to the Internet, make us more enlightened and happy? Why is it that, instead, more and more of us are so stressed out as to be on a collision course with illness, misery, tragedy and death? read more
Regal Entertainment Group scaled back shifts for non-salaried workers to part time, putting them under the threshold at which employers are required to provide health insurance..."To manage this budget, all other employees will be scheduled in accord with business needs and in a manner that will not negatively impact our health care budget," the announcement continued. read more
"It went from 20 to 30 teachers to the more than 700 we have here today. It just exploded with Chris' involvement," Dalworthington Gardens Police Chief Bill Waybourn told the paper.
Teachers from across the state and at least one representative from each school district in North Texas attended the class, which was organized in response to the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., according to the report. read more
"All due respect for President Obama and Vice President Biden, but that would truly be a dream team for America," said former Clinton spokeswoman Karen Finney. "Both women are proven effective leaders who've raise children, so dealing with Congress would be a snap!" added Finney, also a former Democratic Party spokeswoman.
The Army announced Friday it is suspending its tuition assistance program for soldiers newly enrolling in classes due to sequestration and other budgetary pressures. "This suspension is necessary given the significant budget execution challenges caused by the combined effects of a possible year-long continuing resolution and sequestration," Paul Prince, an army personnel spokesman at the Pentagon, wrote in an email to Stars and Stripes. "The Army understands the impacts of this action and will re-evaluate should the budgetary situation improve."