Why Obama’s Transparency Promise Is So Hard to Keep


By now, “Barack Obama Breaks Campaign Promise” is one of the least surprising headlines one expects to see.  But for those just tuning in to the brave new world of Hope & Change, today we’ve got yet another pledge that was apparently not to be.

The other night, Sean Hannity highlighted the president’s following promise, [...]

Memo to Vegans: Plants Want to Live, Too – NYTimes.com


I stopped eating pork about eight years ago, after a scientist happened to mention that the animal whose teeth most closely resemble our own is the pig. Unable to shake the image of a perky little pig flashing me a brilliant George Clooney smile, I decided it was easier to forgo the Christmas ham. A […]