The Astros are marking their 50th anniversary this season, so they'll be wearing an assortment of throwback uniforms for Friday home games. That includes the uniform of the Houston Colt .45s, which was the team's name for the first three years of the franchise's existence. But in a move that's outraging uniform historians and firearms […]
I grew up just a few miles outside of Harrisburg, so I found this latest feature from ReasonTV examining Harrisburg's fiscal morass fascinating. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shI5oOTMkMk As ReasonTV asks at the end of the video description, "Is your town the next Harrisburg, PA?"
A bipartisan group of senators, meanwhile, is introducing a resolution that rules out a strategy of containment for Iran and holding a press conference Thursday afternoon. Some Democrats have been reluctant to sign onto the effort because they don’t want to interfere with Obama’s role as commander in chief in an election year. – The […]
Last week, Congress passed legislation that requires the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to draw up plans by 2015 to allow for commercial drones in national airspace. This, along with the integration of returning military drones into U.S. airspace, is being promoted by Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) and Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), who co-chair the bipartisan […]
… from the Amish menace. If you haven't yet heard the news, it's official, the FDA won its case against Dan Allgyer, an Amish farmer whose unspeakable crime — selling raw milk — has now forced him to shut down his farm, "Rainbow Acres," altogether. For Mr. Allgyer, a man whose fight with the FDA goes […]