Keith McGregor

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Fiat Chrysler Sued over Incorrect Axle Ratio in Ram 1500

It appears Ram Trucks may have delivered a few bum steers. According to a report in <i>Automotive News</i>, South Carolina resident and 2014 Ram 1500 Big Horn owner Robert Besley has filed a lawsuit against the maker for delivering his vehicle without the optional 3.55:1 rear axle he paid for.<p>After owning …

South Carolina

The 1 percent are parasites: Debunking the lies about free enterprise, trickle-down, capitalism and celebrity entrepreneurs

The rich don’t generate jobs. Rising tides do not lift all boats. And they probably built that with government help<p>‘When did you last get a job from a poor person?’ So goes my favorite Tea Party slogan. The Americans are good at slogans but the Tea Party specializes in discombobulatingly daft ones.</i> …

New York Times worried that Marco Rubio called shotgun and Hillary Clinton ignored him

What is it about Hillary Clinton that makes political reporters show their stupid side? As Clinton prepares to announce a presidential run on Sunday, …

Hubble Shoots The Moon

<b>Hubble Prospects For Resources on The Moon</b><p>America has always been a land of pioneers, from the first settlers to those who moved west in the 1800s. …

Study Suggests Metro Atlanta is Trending Toward Stupid

[Base image: Flickr/LeeStarnes]<p>Most Atlantans probably know a few people who've moved here recently and who, at some point, graduated from college. An article published last week by Slate, titled <b>"Atlanta Might Be Getting Dumber,"</b> makes educated Atlanta newcomers sound like an endangered species. …

Cruz News Wasn't The Real Obamacare Story In March

National media reported plenty on Obamacare recently.<p>Mostly, they were talking about the first declared 2016 Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), disclosing that he would sign up for health insurance on the exchange set up for federal employees. Does that make vocal Obamacare …

Health Care

Early Birds Versus Night Owls: What Your Bedtime Really Says About You

The tortoise and the hare. Coyote versus roadrunner. The Sharks and the Jets. There are many proverbial rivalries that have rocked this world, but perhaps none so divisive as the one between the early bird and the night owl -- two rivals who share the same world on opposing clocks.<p>Whether you’re an …

Space Station astronauts snap breathtaking pictures of record-breaking typhoon

Super Typhoon Maysak's maximum sustained winds of 160 miles per hour are churning the waters of the Western Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, lashing the …

Epic 'Interstellar' Blu-ray Dishes Up Out-of-This-World Special Features

The science fiction movie epic "Interstellar" debuts on Blu-ray today (March 31), with three hours of science-packed bonus material that will have …

The Housing Origins Of Both The Great Recession And Wealth Inequality

There are two ongoing, separate academic debates about the role of the housing market in creating the Great Recession as well as the recently documented rise in wealth inequality. While they are two distinct debates, they are connected in many ways and jointly suggest that trends in housing markets …

Income Inequality

The De-evolution of Arkansas

I am a native Arkansan, a child who was proudly raised in a yellow-dog-Democrat household -- Southern-speak for someone who would rather vote for a yellow dog than for a Republican. When I was growing up, the South was full of people like us. Arkansas was covered up in us. We voted to help our …

NASA wants you to help space mining corp strip mine the Solar System

NASA is crowdsourcing the hunt for asteroids in Earth's purview, and has teamed up with the proposed space mining corporation Planetary Resources to …

Space Exploration

Why Congress' Obamacare Doomsday Cult Can't Admit It Was Wrong

WASHINGTON -- In the 1950s, the psychologist Leon Festinger became fascinated by a Chicago woman pseudonymously named Marian Keech, who convinced herself and a surprising number of others that the world was about to end in a biblical flood.<p>When aliens didn’t arrive in spaceships to save Keech and …

The collapse of Big Oil: How the industry priced itself into oblivion

Multinationals have long depended on an endless demand for their product. Now they’re scrambling for a new model<p>Many reasons have been provided for the dramatic plunge in the price of oil to about $60 per barrel (nearly half of what it was a year ago): slowing demand due to global economic …

Ronald McDonald and Friends Sue Seattle to Stop Minimum Wage Hike

Last summer, the City of Seattle passed a law that will raise the city's minimum wage to $15 per hour. But in a bizarre twist, Ronald McDonald and friends are suing the city. On March 10, they'll be in a federal courtroom, complaining that the new minimum wage violates a constitutional provision …

How long can we stay awake?

We can fight off the sandman for a while, but after a certain point, sleeplessness leads to temporary madness and – just maybe – death, discovers Adam Hadhazy.<p>People start to hallucinate and go a bit crazy<p>It’s surprising how we spend our lives. Reach your 78th birthday and according to some …

University of Chicago

Republicans Plan To Investigate Climate Data Tampering By NASA…

Good.<p>Are government climate agencies tampering with climate data to show warming? Some Republicans think so. California Republican Rep. Dana …

What’s Great About the Great Society

A new history say a lot of what we think we know about Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society is wrong. For starters it was a group effort with a huge assist …

From the menu of: Little Alley Steak House

From the menu of … Little Alley Steak, 955 Canton Street, Roswell. 770-998-0440, www.fhfoodtradinggroup.

Drones could be used to seek out arteries to prevent heart attacks

New trials suggest microscopic stealth drones could be used to seek and repair damaged arteries and prevent heart attacks<p>Scientists have carried out trials using microscopic drones that could be used to seek and repair damaged arteries, preventing heart attacks and strokes.<p>Researchers have …

Immune System

10 Things You Should Know If You Have A Senior Dachshund

Your Dachshund depends on you day in and day out to care for him. He looks to you for superb quality food, exercise, leadership and enrichment.<p>Senior …

Pets

Here's How Much Plastic Waste Is Ending Up in Our Oceans

This is what we’re up against.<p>Scientists have calculated that 275 million tonnes of plastic waste was generated in 192 coastal countries in 2010 …

Rigged, manipulated and opaque: the $3 trillion oil market needs reform

Global energy markets are a complete mess - and the whole system, from supply through to trading, poses a real systemic risk to global growth<p>Igor Sechin is an uncompromising figure. The head of Russian energy giant Rosneft and right-hand man of President Vladimir Putin <b>launched an extraordinary</b> …

9 Myths About Dog Food And Nutrition Debunked

It’s easy to become confused when planning just the right diet for your dog. There are so many choices today from basic grocery store kibble to …

Nutrition

So About 'The Job-Killing Health Care Law'...

From a broken economy to a broken record: Friday’s jobs report was the 59th straight month of private sector jobs growth, the longest stretch in U.S. history. More Americans are employed than ever.<p>The U.S. economy has gained 3.2 million jobs in the past twelve months — the biggest one-year jump …

Health Care

Brian Hoyer: All options are open

CLEVELAND -- Quarterback Brian Hoyer conceded that the NFL's text-message investigation involving the Cleveland Browns' front office could affect his …

See That Big Asteroid Buzzing Earth? What About The Ones We Miss?

Perhaps you’ve heard by now that on Monday the stadium-sized asteroid 2004 BL86 will make a close but non-threatening pass by the Earth, near enough that you might be able to watch it whizz by with a pair of binoculars. As its name denotes, astronomers have known about this space rock’s existence …

Asteroids

My 2015 confession: conservatives were right about everything

<b>Lower taxes bring greater wealth</b><br>Absolutely indisputable. In 1980, at the start of Our Savior's Reign, the top tax rate in America was a disgusting 70 …

Democrats saved the economy. Republicans tried to kill it.

After so many years of sluggish growth, we're finally starting to see some economic data that can provide a glimmer of hope; the uptick appears to …