Pope Benedict XVI cautioned that the country’s secular tradition often led to a gradual separation of religious guidelines from daily life.
By 7 to 2, justices upheld Kentucky’s method of putting criminals to death by lethal injection, clearing the way for other states to resume executions as well.
April 16, 2008 02:21 PM
During the past week, Sen. Hillary Clinton has presented herself as a working class populist, the politician in touch with small town sentiments, compared to the elitism of her opponent, Sen. Barack Obama.
But a telling anecdote from her husband’s administration shows Hillary Clinton’s attitudes about the “lunch-bucket Democrats” are not exactly pristine.
In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court limited states’ ability to tax income that companies with out-of-state headquarters earn from their in-state investments.
Many people in the musical know are familiar with the works of the late Frank Zappa – an extraordinary musician and composer who expanded the boundaries of musical expression. Often forgotten about Mr. Zappa, was his razor-sharp political and social acumen and his ability to say some insightful, sometimes profound, things when he was interviewed by the media.
Anybody who has tried Starbucks’ new blue-collar coffee called Pike Place will notice that it is, in a word, bitter. Now, I don’t want my words to sound as if they are coming from an elitist, so let me qualify my remark.
I am not a coffee connisseur. I only recently learned that that quality of Starbuck coffee which I had always called “smoky” was in fact “over-roasted”.