Geoff Pearson

8 Added | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | @gpearson1968 | Keep up with Geoff Pearson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Geoff Pearson”

FDA Ratchets Down On Prescribing Of OxyContin And Other Opioids

The Food and Drug Administration today took another step toward restricting use of OxyContin and other powerful and often-abused prescription pain medications.<p>The move comes amid an emotional debate over so-called long-acting opioid analgesics. Federal health officials and others are concerned …

Motor Authority

The despicable Laura Ingraham outdoes herself

Cutting off John Lewis’ speech with a gunshot recalls how assassination has silenced so many civil rights leaders<p>We can’t be surprised by the right-wing ignorance about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the politics of the 1963 March on Washington. Today’s conservative leaders are the political …

How Snowden's Hong Kong-to-Russia-to-Cuba Plan Grew and Fell Apart

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Few things have been crystal clear when trying to decipher the backroom dealings and international …

Tea Party Sen. Mike Lee meets bare minimum standard for GOP governance

And that’s all he needs<p>This is the bar a Republican has to clear these days to appear like a mature statesman: Refrain from calling for the impeachment of a president who hasn't committed an impeachable offenses. The Salt lake Tribune reports that by this criteria Sen. Mike Lee R-Utah, excelled …

Swing District GOPer Grilled for Opposing Obamacare

This isn’t quite the crazy we remember from 2010. But check out this video of Nevada Rep. Joe Heck (R) getting grilled at a townhall event for …