Cindy McCain ranged far afield from the U.S. presidential campaign trail Thursday to showcase her charity work helping Vietnamese kids born with facial deformities.
McCain has made several trips to Vietnam, where her husband, Republican Sen. John McCain, was shot down during the Vietnam War and held for more than five years as a prisoner of war.
During the gas shortages of the ’70s, some states came up with a plan to cut the long gas lines. Drivers whose license plates ended in an even number could buy gas only on even-numbered days of the month; drivers whose plates ended in an odd number only on odd-numbered days.
Every month I get a few e-mails from people who want to reveal to me the real truth about the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The truth, according to my correspondents, always involves some incredibly elaborate conspiracy theory in which the U.S. government staged the attacks to justify the so-called war on terror and the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq.
People say we’re addicted to oil but that’s imprecise and unfair. Our automobiles are addicted to oil. And America has been designed around the automobile.
The news that the California Supreme Court had ruled in favor of gay marriage came on my 32nd wedding anniversary last month. As over-excitable conservatives rushed through the streets shouting, "The gays are coming! The gays are coming!" I kept calm.
I did not react with a superior attitude of "there goes the neighborhood." My personal marital neighborhood does not depend on what other people do, thank you very much.