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Requiring Alcohol Sensors in Cars. Should We?

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Okay you Libertarians, here’s a question for you. How much government help (or as some might say, interference) is too much? Where do we draw the line? Following the tragic and senseless death of Cowboys football player Jerry Brown the driver of the car, fellow player Josh Brent is facing manslaughter charges for driving while intoxicated. Calvin Hill, a consultant ...

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Get Your Tricorder Here

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Star Trek fans will love this. The tricorders from early episodes is closer to reality. Scientific America: A team of students has designed a Star Trek-inspired sensing device that can beam environmental data to a smart phone.The tricorder device is the team’s response to a challenge from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: “Is there an effective way to integrate external ...

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Topping the List of Worst Ways to Die…

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  Okay, let’s leave out the fact that this was an insane contest. And let’s leave out that the contestants had to be more than a little quirky. Here’s the official report from the cockroach eating contest: A Florida man who died in October after eating dozens of live cockroaches in a contest to win a python died by choking, ...

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One Amazing Story

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As a Twitter user I love reading and getting personal comments from the ‘celebrities’ I follow. But there aren’t any that can compare to this story. Charles Payne is a market analyst and CEO of his own company. He frequently is seen on the Fox Business Channel. You can read his financial columns Townhall.com. Charles has a very interesting personal ...

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NYC=No Large Soda; LA=Meatless Monday

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From coast to coast the nanny state continues to grow. Everyone is familiar with Mayor Bloomberg’s recent health promotions taking away the salt shaker and large sodas in restaurants. Now the city of Los Angeles has voted to promote ‘Meatless Mondays’. The Los Angeles city council unanimously voted to adopt a resolution urging residents to pledge to have meatless Mondays. ...

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No Pork at TX College? The Nanny State Continues.

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Are you sending your son or daughter off to college? If you are, have you given your adult (or close to adult) child instructions on eating a healthy diet? Or, are you anticipating that the school will make these choices for your young adult? At Paul Quinn College in Dallas (a small private college) the president of the school is ...

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Mayor Knows Best?

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No longer is it ‘Mother Knows Best.’ Today it’s the Mayor who knows best how to raise our children. Mayor Bloomberg, who daily works to promote a Nanny State in his city, has now become a Nanny. At least, that’s what he says. He knows better than new moms how to feed their babies. Beginning in September hospitals in New ...

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A Blow to the Abortion Debate

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A while ago I read that the abortion debate would become moot with further advancements in technology. This video shows that an embryo at two to three months clearly isn’t just a blob of cells:    

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Are Feds Using Common Sense?

Ronald Reagan famously said the scariest words in the English language are, “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” As the government focuses on childhood obesity, better diets and exercise are they losing sight of the big picture? Are they using common sense? A high school in Utah recently was fined $15,000 by the federal government. It seems ...

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As Seen On TV: The “Slim Away”… A First Look

Bet you didn’t know that we did product reviews at ConservativeDailyNews.com, did you?  Well, we do, and here one is. Have you ever seen a product advertised late night on TV and wondered if it actually did what it claimed to do?  Or if it was even worth buying?  Believe it or not, sometimes these products can deliver.  A lot ...

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The shakedown on Salt: A Heart Healthy choice

The myth: That salt is salt, that there is no difference between table salt and sea salt. Allow me to immediately dismiss this myth. Like most salt addicted Americans, I suffered from bouts of high blood pressure after eating. Sodium causing hypertension affects many Americans. The American Heart Association (Heart.org) states that “76.4 million US adults have high blood pressure.” ...

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