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Dear Abby’s first published column appeared on page 19 the San Francisco Chronicle on January 9, 1956 and it reads just like an episode of Mad Men: Dear Abbey:* I have never written to a paper for advice before, but need help desperately and cannot talk to my family or friends about my problem. I [...] [Read More]
First Lady Michelle Obama is tweeting for the first time in her official capacity, launching the new handle @FLOTUS on Thursday morning with this tweet: The @flotus Office is now on @twitter & will post updates & pics. When it’s her, she’ll sign -mo. PS: RT to wish Mrs. Obama a #HappyBirthday — FLOTUS (@FLOTUS) [...] [Read More]
From SFGate’s Peter Hartlaub: It has been 10 years since Arnold Schwarzenegger has starred in an action film, and I have mixed feelings about this weekend’s release of “The Last Stand.” I like the spaghetti Western-esque plot of a small-town sheriff outnumbered by a drug cartel. I count at least a dozen explosions in the [...] [Read More]
Don’t get a flu shot, warns conservative talk show host Michael Savage, because you just can’t trust the government. “Did Harry Reid get a flu shot?” the Larkspur, Calif., resident asked in a recent broadcast. “Did Barack Obama take a flu shot? Did Barack Obama’s lovely family take a flu shot? Did Joe Biden take [...] [Read More]
Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o’s tragic past is well-known to college football fans. In Sept. 2012, goes the story, his beloved grandmother and girlfriend died within hours of one another. But the star football player — the clean-cut, devoutly religious, school-first symbol of the team — persevered and inspired on the way to the national [...] [Read More]
Conservative commentator Glenn Beck is known for having some “interesting” ideas and his latest could literally be his biggest one yet. Glenn Beck is planning “Independence, U.S.A” , which is a city/ community based on free market, limited-government model according to theblaze.com . Beck, who now resides in Texas, has toured “three possible sites in [...] [Read More]