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World Environment Center Forms Partnership with China Enterprise Confederation

The World Environment Center (WEC), a global non-profit organization that advances sustainable development in the business practices of major companies, has signed a partnership agreement with the China Enterprise Confederation (CEC), one of China's major business groups with a membership of approximately half a million companies. The agreement formalizes and ...

Tips to Help Avoid Cashier’s Check Fraud

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued an advisory today that provides advice to help avoid becoming victims of scams involving cashier's checks. According to their press release issued to day, this consumer advisory was issued in response to a growing incidence of scams involving cashier's checks. In ...

Former US Surgeons General Koop and Carmona to Speak on Public Health and Politics

Dr. Richard H. Carmona, 17th Surgeon General of the United States, will speak on "Plagues, Prevention, Preparedness and Politics: The Life of the Surgeon General" at the annual "Anchor and Caduceus" Dinner on Friday, January 12th, 2007 at the Capital Hilton Hotel, 16th and K Streets, NW in Washington, DC. ...

Survey Says Gays, Lesbians and Bisexuals Lead in Usage of Online Social Networks

According to a recent national survey conducted by Harris Interactive and Witeck-Combs Communications, more online gay, lesbian and bisexual (GLB) individuals use social networks Friendster and MySpace per week compared to online heterosexuals. Other well-known websites such as YouTube, Craigslist and personal web logs also were found to be more ...

General Wilmot Creates Blog to Comment on Iraq

General Richard Wilmot (US Army ret.) has created a blog that documents his views on the situation in Iraq. Falling outside predictable party lines, his observations and recommendations bear the hallmark of common sense.

Michigan Equality Board of Directors Congratulates Lansing Michigan on Passing the Human Rights Ordinance

Michigan Equality's Board of Directors, the state's largest member-based LGBT organization, proudly applauds the City of Lansing on the passage of the Lansing Human Rights ordinance. "The time has come for Lansing to stand up and take its rightful place as a leader for Civil Rights in the region," says Derek ...

The Border Observer Hispanic Publication Rejects Iraq Recommendations

The Border Observer, in EL Paso, Texas apparently objects to the absence of Hispanic participation in the formation of American policy on Iraq; the publication asserts that the Iraq Study Group conclusions are flawed and proposes a new regime in Iraq.

July 13th 2014
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JustGiving Unveils Social Currency

JustGiving has unveiled The Care button, social currency to allow anyone to express what they care about on the JustGiving platform and beyond. The Care button, which will be rolled out across charity pages on JustGiving over the next few weeks, allows a user to show they care about a cause ...
January 20th 2014
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Wendy Davis Caught Lying in Bio

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, who is running for office of Governor of Texas, has been caught red-handed lying about facts in her bio--and she admits it. Wendy Davis may have also even lied under oath, "testifying in a federal lawsuit over redistricting that "I got divorced by the time I ...
January 13th 2014
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Tye Thomas, Youngest Mayor of Gun Barrel City, Texas Dead at Age 35

Photo of Tye Thomas courtesy Texas Monthly. Randal "Tye" Thomas, the youngest mayor of Gun Barrel City, Texas, and also a member of the Electoral College in the 2000 Presidential Election, has died at the age of 35. In 2000, Mr. Thomas was the youngest mayor of Gun Barrel City, Texas, ...
January 12th 2014
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Southwest Airlines Jet Flight 4013 Lands at Wrong Airport in Missouri

A Southwest Airlines jet, carrying 124 passengers and a crew of 5 people landed at the wrong airport in Missouri. They flight was scheduled to go from Chicago's Midway airport to Branson Missouri. Instead, the flight landed at M. Graham Clark Downtown Airport instead of the Branson Airport, which is ...
January 11th 2014
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Artists Create Photos Depicting Chris Christie on George Washington Bridge

In the wake of the Governor Chris Christie scandal with the traffic jams on the George Washington Bridge, various artists and photoshop gurus have been creating images reflecting the scandal. Here's one that has popped up on social media: And there is another on the Political Carnival blog: Have any photos that you'd ...


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