Quote of the Day

“With all due respect, sir, you’re the man that talked about the death panels. We’re going to create one great big death panel in this country.” ~CHRIS PETERSEN, a pig farmer in Iowa, responding to comments by Senator Charles E. Grassley about the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Source: …

Celebrity birthdays for Feb. 23, 2017

 Actor-director Peter Fonda is 77. Steel guitarist Rusty Young of Poco is 71. Actress Patricia Richardson (“Home Improvement”) is 66. Guitarist Brad Whitford of Aerosmith is 65. Singer Howard Jones is 62. Guitarist Michael Wilton of Queensryche is 55. Actress Kristin Davis (“Sex and the City”) is 52. Actor Marc …

Why kangaroo culling divides Australia – BBC News

A million marsupials are likely to be shot this year, but some argue it is a needless slaughter. Australia is planning to kill more than a million kangaroos this year to protect endangered grasslands and wildlife. However, as Julian Lorkin writes, Australia has a complex relationship with its kangaroos and …