He says, "There are no acceptable excuses" to not tackling the Hyde amendment in this Congress, with its Democratic majority and a pro-choice President.
( The big excuse, party politics, and that old thing, the Constitution )
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Global shares retreat, Aussie dollar slidesaaaaaannnnnnd.....
Wed Oct 28, 2009 6:55am EDT
By Emelia Sithole-Matarise
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks slid on Wednesday on worries about the pace of economic recovery after a dip in U.S. consumer confidence, while the Australian dollar fell as inflation figures pared bets on an aggressive rate rise.
U.S. consumer confidence up for first time since 2007OMG! Send lawyers, guns... and EDITORS.
Wed Oct 28, 2009 7:57am EDT
By Susan Fenton
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Global consumer confidence is rebounding, and in the United States has risen for the first time since 2007, amid signs the world economy is picking up although spending is still restrained, a survey showed on Wednesday.
Full story at: http://www.news.com.au/mercury/story/0,
South Australian Consumer Affairs Minister Jennifer Rankine said the Fire Footbag was made from fire resistant material and was meant to be soaked in flammable liquid and ignited.
"The Fire Footbag essentially becomes a flaming missile which presents extreme safety risks for people who could quite easily be burned by the footbag once it's been set alight," Ms Rankine said.
"Making such a dangerous item available to children or anyone else is absurd and unacceptable."
Teacher Jim Piculas does a magic trick where a toothpick disappears and then reappears.Piculas recently did the 30-second trick in front of a classroom at Rushe Middle School in Land 'O Lakes.Piculas said he then got a call from the supervisor of teachers, saying he'd been accused of wizardry."I get a call the middle of the day from head of supervisor of substitute teachers. He says, 'Jim, we have a huge issue, you can't take any more assignments you need to come in right away,'" he said.http://www.local6.com/news/16169506/