Is Lipstick Killing Us?

A recent study in the May 2 Environmental Health Perspectives reveals that commercial lipstick and lip gloss products contain potentially hazardous levels of heavy metals, such as aluminum, cadmium, chromium and manganese. The study also notes that young people (i.e. teenage girls) tend to absorb heavy metals they are exposed to at higher rates than […]

The Entitlement Hoax

Social Security has nothing to do with the federal deficit. Nothing. It is, has and will be in the black, self-financed and not dependent upon tax revenues. With no congressional action whatsoever, Social Security can pay all benefits on time and in full until 2037 and at least three-quarters of scheduled benefits through 2084. Social […]

California Scheming: killing public pensions for workers

California is dying! With their so-called concern for the fiscal responsibility of California, the front and center of their demolition policies, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Wednesday, the 22ndd of April, that they supported controversial plans to rein in the costs of retirement benefits for public employees.  They say the […]