Want To Donate Blood? – Don’t Be A Gay Dude

Am I the only one who didn’t know that if you’re gay male – or ever had a homosexual experience with another guy, even once – that you’re banned from donating blood for life? I just read this article by Senator John Kerry, yeah the guy who lost in 2004 to Georgie, arguing for a […]

Heineken Buys Femsa, Brewer of Tecate

Because I drink a lot of beer, I thought this was newsworthy:  Heineken is buying Femsa, the brewery that makes Tecate, Dos Equis, and Sol for 7.6 billion.  I thought these two sentences from the article were kind of funny: The deal will give Heineken, which brews Amstel and other beers[.] What’s interesting to me […]

Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) Has An Interesting Idea

So Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., has a very interesting idea – a bill that will withhold Federal health benefits from members of Congress until Health Legislation is passed.  What a novel idea. I wholly support it. Via The Washington Independent PS. I had to look up how to spell wholly, for some reason it just […]

How Many Soldiers Are We Sending To Afghanistan?

The answer? No one knows for sure.  But that won’t stop people from speculating! The Atlantic: [T]he increase in troop strength will be about 25,000 The Atlantic (Again): [E]xpect the commander in chief to approve north of 20,000 additional troops Times Online: [A] surge of at least 25,000 new US troops The Guardian: [E]xpected to […]