wrong turn signUPI reports that on January 30, 2009, 25-year-old Adolfo Valle was on his way to the grocery store when he accidentally turned down the wrong street. Well, the wrong street to take him to the store, anyway.

New HampshireNew Hampshire Governor John Lynch said yesterday he will sign legislation to establish same-sex marriage in the Granite State, but only if the state’s lawmakers enact safeguards to ensure religious organizations will not be legally required to participate in or provide services for “gay” weddings.

Cover Story for Education, Policies &  PromisesPresident Obama has outlined an education policy that would accelerate past federal education policies and failures: it would increase the money spent on the federal education bureaucracy while making no measurable academic progress and increasing federal control over decisions made by local schools.

Iran and the ShahAmericans have been hearing for several years about potential war with Iran. For instance, on September 17, 2006, Time magazine reported, "The U.S. would have to consider military action long before Iran had an actual bomb." On October 10, under the heading "A Chilling Preview of War," Time warned: "As Iran continues to enrich uranium, the U.S. military has issued a 'Prepare to Deploy' order."

Star TrekFirst, let me establish my geek street-cred by admitting that this 40-something man did watch the new Star Trek movie solo. Of course, I only did this because I was on assignment for The New American. It was all in the line of duty. If I had been given more time to plan, I would have gone to the trouble of finding a buddy or two to go along with me (and we’d sit in the threater with that “I am not a homosexual” empty seat between us). The missus is not a sci-fi fan, and it was a miracle that I could get her to attend (and actually like) the original Spiderman movie. I can push my luck only so often.