colorblindIn a study published on September 16 by the journal Nature, scientists say they have used gene therapy to cure red-green color blindness in two adult male squirrel monkeys.

soda taxMore U.S. health experts have added their voices to the chorus calling for a tax on soft drinks designed to discourage consumption, Reuters reported on September 16.

swine shotMost of us remember when former President George W. Bush fumbled the old adage, “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.” While his “Bushism” brought a few laughs, we are all familiar with the concept and wisdom of this saying; that is, a wise person learns from experience and doesn’t easily fall for the same scam a second time.

ACORN bannerAs if it needed it, the leftist Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now, or ACORN, is the subject of yet another video at The latest installment is even worse in some ways than its predecessors, and not long after it appeared, the U.S. House of Representatives shut the lid on ACORN's coffin and hammered in the third nail. It terminated all federal funding for ACORN.

Peter SchiffPeter Schiff, a former economic adviser to the Ron Paul presidential campaign, announced his candidacy Thursday for the U.S. Senate on MSNBC's Morning Joe against longtime Connecticut Democrat Christopher Dodd. Schiff became an Internet phenomenon last year after YouTube activists posted a compilation of his amazingly accurate predictions of the current economic crisis during 2006 and 2007 on national television shows, while other television pundits laughed at him.

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