By Paul Johnson:It's easy to get lost in all the gloom and doom of the approaching "fiscal cliff" these days with constant reminders all around us. There's even a counter on the MarketWatch.com site that tolls the days, hours, minutes and seconds as we irretrievably march closer and closer to the precipice.
“It’s hard to make predictions, especially about the future.”- Yogi Berra
Like so many people who blog about elections, Nate Silver has a penchant for making predictions. What separates Silver from many of his colleagues and competitors is that he is right. A lot.
When judgment day comes -- which some US Christian fundamentalists insist will happen on Saturday -- have you thought about what you're going to do with the family dog and cat?In 26 US states, you could have them rescued and adopted by enterprising atheists who have set up a business to care for the animal companions of any Christians who are selected to go to heaven when Jesus Christ comes back.
The leader of the B.C. Conservative Party has resigned a little more than two months after he and his team of candidates were shut out of the legislature during a disappointing provincial election.
John Cummins tendered his resignation to the party’s board Thursday evening, and while neither he nor the party offered an explanation, the veteran politician said he was leaving with his head held high.