Twin Tower collapseWhen Alexander Zaitchik’s article, “Top 10 Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories,” was published, it went viral, with the article being available online immediately here and here, and generating numerous commentaries including those here and here.

Campaigns for the 2010 midterm elections have reflected massive transformations for several of the senatorial candidates, particularly Florida Governor Charlie Crist and former speaker of the Florida House Marco Rubio, both of whom are competing for the Florida Senate seat, and Arizona Senator John McCain, the current frontrunner in the Arizona Senate race.

health emergencyIn a March 13 op-ed for the Washington Post, President Barack Obama’s lead pollster, Joel Benenson, wrote: “When it comes to health care and insurance, once reform passes, the tangible benefits Americans will realize will trump the fear-mongering rhetoric opponents are stoking today.”

cost of government dayCongratulations, fellow Americans! As of August 19 you are finally working for your own benefit instead of the government’s. According to Americans for Tax Reform’s Center for Fiscal Accountability, the 2010 Cost of Government Day — “the date of the calendar year on which the average American worker has earned enough gross income to pay off his or her share of the spending and regulatory burden imposed by government at the federal, state and local level” — fell on August 19.

Joe Frank Garza, a former district attorney for the Texas counties of Brooks and Jim Wells, was indicted late Wednesday, August 18, by a special Jim Wells County Grand Jury.�