An article the other day in the Huffington Post by Ann Brenoff, "On The Fly: Are You Flirting Or Just Being Polite?," got my attention. It mad…
In case y'all hadn't heard, the Manchin-Toomey legislation for firearm background checks lost by six votes a few days back.
The banning of almost everything under the sun in the wake of 9/11 was overdone; hardly a person in the country will disagree with that.
What did Pope Benedict XVI give up for Lent? The papacy. *rimshot*
Many college students across the nation have been receiving letters of notification in the mail concerning their student loans. The federal government is informing students that their college loans were handed over to Sallie Mae.
Technological innovations occur so often now, we can scarcely keep up with them on our own. Thankfully, one of our friends will, at some point, likely post a YouTube video of something cool so we do not remain in the dark — albeit that video could still be a year after the tech was premiered.
There has been a kerfuffle concerning President Barack Obama’s appointment of all white males to the “big” cabinet posts. Why though? Does being a woman or a minority mean that an individual will represent those sharing their particular traits?
Ever think having children should be a privilege, not a "right"? Well, a recent ruling from Racine County Circuit Court Judge Tim Boyle lends a hand to anyone subscribing to such a notion.
Breaking news here folks! A recent study discovered that sex/making love is the most pleasurable, meaningful, engaging and happy thing for people.
Why do I have to hear people talking about a Muppet's voice involved in sexual activities, when the issue has little to nothing to do with Muppets?
Barack Obama was elected to a second term. Same-sex marriage was legalized in more states. But the vote that seems to maintain the highest amount of “hoorahs” and high fives was the legalization for recreational use of marijuana in Washington and Colorado.
After the dust settled from the presidential debates, and the whirlwind of the presidential race is finally at its peak, President Barack Obama's plans for the future of America seemed to be much the same in regard to the methods and pace for economic recovery and equality he has pushed the past four years. Well, the same except for one thing: He alluded to supporting the possibility of gun regulation.
It is that time of the season again folks, where the ghouls and goblins emerge to bang on your door and ask for your favors with that quaint phrase:
PETA, oh PETA, how ever do you continue to find funding when you spend it on such convoluted ideas?
"My thought has been shaped by books, my desires by pictures." — Mason Cooley
"My thought has been shaped by books; my desires by pictures." -- Mason Cooley
What is going on with television? Why is reality TV so damn popular?
A case concerning a "transgender" inmate has struck a chord with folks across the nation, LGBT supporters and those against, which could influence future rulings for elective surgery. At the least, it begs the question of how our prison systems should function.
On Nov. 6, millions will flock to voting booths to cast their vote for president. Many folks will vote Republican or Democrat based on their particular political leanings, while some will vote Mickey Mouse or Yoda out of spite or just for fun.
Campaigns for presidency are well-oiled machines working to get people elected by telling people facets of information they think will sway people toward their side, and President Barack Obama's campaign machine was in fine form Tuesday, Aug. 28, in Ames.
Religious beliefs are a great thing, and if it makes you feel better about life, don't let anyone tell you differently. But don't let religion define how you interpret issues when voting for president.
Religious beliefs are a great thing, and if it makes you feel better about life, don't let anyone tell you differently. But recognize that what makes you happy isn't what makes others happy. As such, don't let religion define how you interpret issues when voting for president.
It isn't often a TV show brings up a doable idea that would really make a difference in the real world, but sometimes it happens.
With the 2012 run of college about to kick in, there comes the early and late hours of courses, studying morning through night, part-time jobs and trying to squeeze in as much fun between to remain sane.
It's a beautiful day in his neighborhood, a beautiful day for the president.
As if HIV, Herpes and anything else you might contract from random sex wasn't enough, the Center for Disease Control announced efforts to help prevent the spread of a new "superbug" version of gonnorrhea, also affectionately known as the "Clap," that is resistant to standard antibiotic treatments.
Dear protesters of Chick-fil-A,
Like clockwork, the first round of lawsuits are now in the works concerning the Aurora shooting. The lawsuits were filed for Torrence Brown Jr., who was a member of the audience when James Holmes allegedly threw smoke canisters and open fired on the crowd during a late night showing of "The Dark Knight Rises."
In the wake of the shooting during the midnight premier of "The Dark Knight Rises" in Aurora, Colo., some panic has been rearing its ugly head concerning the safety of theater attendance.
With the U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing Obamacare to proceed, citizens across this fair nation have been both lamenting and celebrating its contents. The change of health care required for all is at the forefront of most folks minds, but what else was included?
Remember when Al Gore and the rest of the uber-environmentalists finally got the message out to the general masses that climate change would have a doomsday-like impact on the world? Remember when millions of people jumped on the green path because there was "proof" the world was in significant jeopardy in the near future?
Hello gay community, and welcome to this week's edition of "Disrespect." This edition will focus on the highly disrespectful action of the two jackasses who chose to give the middle finger to a portrait of President Ronald Reagan in the White House.
Editor's note: This column is a response to the Ames Tribune column published June 16 by Fern Kupfer titled "Where are the movies for grown-ups?"
Is Ron Paul still a factor for the Republican nomination for president?
There has been a war going on regarding downloading material from the Internet. Who is to blame for what alleged crimes regarding copyrighted material, user privacy and other matters stemming from the sharing of information in the Internet is a conflict not likely soon to be resolved.
People really are watching too much TV these days.
Coming out as who you feel you really are is an amazing thing. Self-actualization and embracing it is one of the greatest feelings on the planet. I remember the times my friends came out to me about their sexuality, and I even received a residual uplifting feeling because another person in this world felt comfortable in his or her own skin.
Down in the good ol' City of Angels, the police put into play some department-wide changes to the methods of dealing with transgender individuals, be those persons in the slammer or still on the street.
Isn’t it great when a celebrity makes a donation to a nonprofit organization that helps people? Well, Tucker Max, author of “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell” and other publications jam-packed with debaucherous tales, attempted to make a $500,000 donation to Planned Parenthood late in 2011. Max’s offer was rejected.