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Tyrades! By Danny Tyree The American Red Cross is celebrating 100 years of swimming safety education, not by patting itself on the back, but by redoubling its efforts to make us more prepared for aquatic mishaps. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that accidental drowning claims an average of 10 lives […]

This is an excerpt from Tom Purcell’s new book, “Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on a World Gone Nutty!” available now at Get this: Dads are essential to kids. According to the National Fatherhood Initiative, kids who grow up without dads are more likely to grow up poor, drop out of school, end […]

The history of Nigeria is incomplete without Lagos, the commercial nerve Centre of Nigeria. One of the most populous cities in Africa, Lagos has always been a destination point for many through the years. It was also once the capital of Nigeria. Kings, educationists, politicians, journalists, lawyers, leaders,  freedom fighters, business men and women and […]

Hey, young adults, living at home with Mom and Dad isn’t the end of the world — if you follow the right advice. As it goes, reports the U.K.’s Daily Mail, nearly 30 percent of adults under age 35 are living at home with their parents. Why? Well, the economy continues to sputter along, producing […]

The headline on a new poll about Hillary Clinton’s presumed presidential bid is that fallout over Benghazi hasn’t hurt her chances. The data show 67 percent of all voters believe she is a “strong leader” and 60 percent find her to be “trustworthy.” With the release of her book, “Hard Choices,” this week, in which […]

Let us pause to observe a moment of silence for a time when politics stopped at the water’s edge. That quaint notion of national unity was mortally wounded immediately after the attack in Benghazi, and finally succumbed to complications after a prisoner exchange for an American POW in Afghanistan.  There’s nothing wrong with disagreeing on […]

Raging Moderate by Will DurstYou see them staggering down our streets, heads bowed as if in prayer, making the occasional grunting noise. Mindless drooling de-animated human husks walking blindly into fountains, crosswalks and lamp posts. Wake up people. We are in the middle of a science fiction movie here. Welcome to the Invasion of the […]

President Obama campaigned in 2008 and again in 2012 on tax hikes for the rich. The rich, he told us constantly, weren’t paying their fair share. But to assure us he meant nothing radical, he also frequently clarified he favored “going back to the tax rates that existed under Bill Clinton.” Yet less than two […]

Let me get one thing out of the way: I hate cigarette smoke. Hate isn’t even a strong enough word for my violent contempt for smoking. It’s twofold: Smokers stink up common air and often litter common space. When people in public parks flick their butts on walkways they cede their civil rights and we […]

Let’s clear out the idiocy of the Bowe Bergdahl debates and then get to what’s really important: this decision’s legacy. Idiocy: Liberals such as Jonathon Alter and others at MSNBC, Mother Jones, etc. who pretend the U.S. has a policy of prisoner exchanges because Israel has had prisoner exchanges with Arabs. Really. They’re saying that.If […]