This July 4, I’ve been traveling around the Midwest, much of which is suffering with drought conditions. The extended lack of rain means firework displays will not brighten the night sky to celebrate the country’s independence.
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (ABP) -- As Hurricane Irene swirls toward the east coast with heavy rains whipped by 110 mile per hour winds, its potential to produce disastrous property damage prompts a deluge of news reports and a constant hum across social media.
The last time a president attempted comprehensive reform of America’s health-insurance system, it went over like the proverbial lead balloon. And conservative religious groups were prominent in the coalition that helped