September 27, 2020

Finally a Strong Woman as Veep: Elaine From Seinfeld

Via Yahoo! News: Women support her, she’s got name-brand recognition, and she’s got a sense of humor — no wonder Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been tapped for vice-president … on the small screen anyway. The Seinfeld alum stars in HBO’s new series ‘Veep,’ where she plays a former senator who accepted the call to be vice […]

Science: Strong Men Vote Conservative

Via The Telegraph: Physically strong men are more likely to hold right wing political views because they believe society should be geared to personal struggle and self-preservation, an academic study claims. Researchers cite muscle-bound Hollywood action heroes like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chuck Norris and Sylvester Stallone as evidence that aggression is linked to conservative politics. And […]

Incomes up strong 0.5 pct., consumer spending flat

In this Nov. 9, 2011 file photo, shoppers walk past a clearance sign at the New York & Company outlet store at the Dolphin Mall, in Miami. Consumer spending was flat in December while incomes rose by the largest amount in nine months. But even with the December income surge, incomes for the whole year […]

7 hurt, buildings damaged by strong Ga. storms

ROME, Ga. (AP) — At least seven people were injured in Georgia as powerful storms roared across the state, damaging homes, downing trees and knocking out power to thousands, authorities said. A survey team planned to visit Gordon County on Friday to determine whether a tornado was responsible for damage Thursday to homes near Calhoun, […]