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First-Aid Basics: How Young Children Can Learn

As a parent, I’m almost embarrassed to admit this, but I hate the sight of blood. I’m thankful that I’m not as nervous about the other bodily fluids—of which there are many—that accompany this job.

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9/11: What followed and how it shaped us 12 years later

Just about 12 hours earlier on September 10th, 2001, I was at the old Vallee and Bowe Cadillac dealership in Woodbury, New Jersey, helping a couple take delivery of their brand new Oldsmobile Alero as the nine o’clock hour (ie: closing time) drew close

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'Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close' Starring Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock Misses the Mark

About six months ago, the film Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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Disastrous Flooding in Pennsylvania and Phillies Defeat Brewers

The Omelette Friday September 9, 2011 Flooding in Pennsylvania Reaches Epic Proportions

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The Ground Zero Mosque Has a Constitutional Right To Be Built

In December 2009, influential American Muslim leader Feisal Abdul Rauf announced plans to build a 15-story community center, the Cordoba House, in downtown Manhattan. The center, which is to include a dedicated prayer space, would be located two blocks from Ground Zero, the site of the September 11, 2001, attacks.

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Weekly Wrap-Up: Snowmageddon in Philly, PA House Healthcare bills, Debra Medina, and Glenn Beck

In spite of the Philadelphia government’s usual awfulness as it pertains to any sort of street clearing capabilities after snowstorms, this past week’s "Snowmageddon", as it’s been called by the mass media (see also: “Snowpocalypse”) has been no match for the city g

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Three Cheers For The Day Of Fear

One of the most bizarre mainstream criticisms of President Obama is that he wants to turn America into the U.S.S.R.  

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Cheney Again: the Nightmare Continues

  A lack of knowledge is a dangerous thing. I’m thinking of our former vice-president, Dick Cheney, and his hair-brained scheme to dispatch small teams of assassins to kill the leaders of Al Qaeda. The idea was hatched, apparently, in 2001, and on Cheney’s orders was never divulged to members of Congress who, by law, were supposed to be kept informed of such activities.

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