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  • The Spam Index

     
    I'm feeling so depressed. There is just something about learning that sales of Spam are on the rise that's more upsetting than any other economic news I've heard yet.To add insult to injury, the price of Spam is up 7......
  • Obama health: Nicorette and jogging

     
    What a difference a quarter century (and a stint as a prisoner of war) makes! On Friday, McCain released his health records -- all 1137 pages of them, detailing a history of various cancerous melanomas, arthritis, prostate problems and......
  • Bush 'surprised' by McClellan's claims

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush knew that Scott McClellan's book was coming, the White House says, but he was "surprised'' by the tenor of the tome that his former longtime aide has written about "the culture of deception'' in the......
  • NYC crane crash another prod for OSHA

     
    A large crane lies in this intersection on Manhattan's Upper East Side after it collapsed Friday, May 30, 2008 in New York City just before first responders arrived. (AP Photo/Seth Holladay) by Frank James It's still too early to......
  • Hillary Clinton can dream, can't she?

     
    by Frank James Sen. Hillary Clinton took a break from campaigning in South Dakota for the Democratic presidential nomination to visit Mt. Rushmore. There she posed, like millions of tourists, in front of the famous monument, with the photographers......
  • Rachael Ray, jihadist sympathizer?

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown Dunkin Donuts has removed an online advertisement featuring Rachael Ray following complaints that it showed the television personality wearing a black and white scarf that resembled a keffiyeh - a garment described by commentator...
  • Obama releases doctor's letter

     
    by John McCormick In a letter released today by his campaign, Sen. Barack Obama's primary care physician said the presidential candidate has been in "excellent health" during the 21 years that he has been a patient. "Sen. Barack Obama is......
  • McClellan's mea culpa: Day Three

     
    by Mark Silva Now that Washington and the Bush White House have had a few days to digest Scott McClellan's embarrassing book about the political "propaganda'' campaign that the White House ran for the war in Iraq, McClellan is facing......
  • Gay marriage 'earthquake' in '08?

     
    by Jim Tankersley A leading evangelical Christian group is telling supporters that a "cultural earthquake" rocked California earlier this month, which threatens "to permanently alter marriage and families in America." Focus on the Family Action, the...
  • Joe Gergen's friends, colleagues celebrate his career

     
    I attended a luncheon/party in Bethpage Friday to celebrate the career of Joe Gergen upon his retirement from Newsday after 40 years at the paper - 33 of them as a columnist, nearly half the entire life of the newspaper.......
  • 52 Diets 52 Weeks: The Park Avenue Diet

     
    Welcome to the seventeenth week of 52 Diets 52 Weeks, where Laura test-drives exactly that in exactly that. OK, so I'm slacking on that number. Just think of Samuel L. Jackson from Pulp Fiction as he lectures Tim Roth, "I'm......