Skyrocketing energy prices and plunging home values have driven the U.S. consumer confidence level to its lowest point in 16 years and is impacting more than a few retirement and savings accounts. But there is no reason to panic, according to seasoned investment advisers.
Gay equality is more than just a matter of fairness— it’s also good for the economy. The estimated 15.3 million gay adults in the United States have a combined buying power of more than $660 billion, and it’s estimated to grow to $835 billion by 2011, according to Witeck-Combs ...
As someone who opposed the Vietnam War and didn’t spit on a single soldier, I have never believed those stories about servicemen in uniform encountering a tsunami of expectoration upon returning from Southeast Asia.
“Champagne at the Allis” was flowing, necessitating a second shipment to be brought in mid-party at the Charles Allis Art Museum. Britishness was in the air with Ellen Zilli’s delicious figs and Stilton cheese and a UW-Milwaukee ensemble in top hats and formal attire, loaned by Suzann Campbell...
More than 70 people gathered in last Thursday’s drizzle to protest the visit by likely GOP presidential nominee Sen. John McCain. While about 1,000 people fit into the gym of Greendale’s Martin Luther High School for a town hall meeting—and more were accommodated in an overflow room—
Their names are among the biggest and finest hospitals in the state—including Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Columbia St. Mary’s— and their television commercials play almost constantly as they compete for patients . . .
The stories you are about to hear are not easy to listen to, but believe me, they are much harder to relive,” former military police officer Kelly Dougherty testified on May 15 before the Congressional Progressive Caucus in Washington, D.C. We have witnessed firsthand the ultimate violence, chaos, fear and suffering of war and occupation and are intimately familiar with the indelible mark it left on our lives.”