'Father' of LSD dies at 102

NEW YORK (AP) — Albert Hofmann, father of the mind-altering drug LSD whose medical discovery grew into a notorious “problem child,” died Tuesday. He was 102. Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, in 1998, long maintained that LSD had many medical uses. Hofmann died of a heart attack at his home in Basel, Switzerland, according to Rick […]

Fox News Lincoln-Douglas Graphic Shows Frederick Douglass

Hillary Clinton grabbed some headlines this past weekend by challenging Barack Obama to a “Lincoln-Douglas style” debate. Of course, she was referencing the debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas during their Illinois Senate race. But someone apparently missed that memo at Fox & Friends, and MSNBC noticed — last night on “Verdict” with Dan […]

A White Veteran in Defense of Reverand Jeremiah Wright

On Monday, Wright criticized the U.S. government as imperialist and stood by his suggestion that the United States invented the HIV virus as a means of genocide against minorities. “Based on this Tuskegee experiment and based on what has happened to Africans in this country, I believe our government is capable of doing anything,” he […]

Buffett: Recession will be long and hard

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Warren Buffett, the world’s richest person, said on Monday the U.S. economy is in a recession that will be more severe than most people expect. Buffett made his comments on CNBC television after his Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) (BRKb.N) agreed to invest $6.5 billion in the takeover of chewing gum maker […]

A Cautionary Tale about Your Credit and Debit Cards

Here is a small part of my weekend for your consideration. I’ve been doing the production design and co-producing a short film called Halloween Hodgepodge and on Saturday we had our first day of shooting. At lunch time, the director asked me if I could go grab food for the crew somewhere. I told him […]