Latest Common Sense Stories

2011-06-01 12:30:00

WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Congress poised to move forward on more taxpayer-backed loan guarantees for nuclear, wind, solar, "clean coal" and other energy sources, leading U.S. taxpayer and conservative groups cautioned today that America can ill afford such subsidies in the face of a $1.65 trillion deficit and a $14 trillion national debt. President Obama has requested a $36 billion increase for the Title XVII Loan Guarantee program. Appropriators will...

2011-05-18 00:01:30

Author provides education on proper eating habits and analysis in this informative book Old Saybrook, CT (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 With the many diseases and illnesses man tries to face today, one wonders how to avoid, prevent, or cure them. Actually, it just boils down to the basics. Everyone, young and old alike, simply needs Common Sense Nutrition. Unfortunately, for most people, "common sense" and "nutrition" aren't on top of their lists. That's why author Dr. Lloyd Drager brings this...

2011-04-05 06:45:00

BOSTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- How many languages does it take to stay competitive online? A minimum of 16, if you want to be among the best -- and that number keeps growing each year, according to independent research firm Common Sense Advisory. Its latest report, titled "The Top-Scoring Global Websites," includes a ranking of the world's 100 best websites for global and multilingual visitors. But language isn't the only thing that determines Web globalization success. The firm's...

2011-03-29 17:30:00

On Sale in The Hangar April 2: Hotel California - A Salute to the Eagles (July 16), Common Sense (July 31), Purple Reign - THE Prince Tribute Show, (August 3), Dog N Butterfly - The Ultimate Heart Tribute Band (August 10) On Sale in the Action Sports Arena April 2: Orange Crush Demolition Derby (August 10 & 13), Motorhome Madness Demolition Derby (August 11 & 14), Auto Soccer Demolition Derby (August 12) COSTA MESA, Calif., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The OC Fair...

2010-10-10 07:50:00

A survey conducted by opinion polling firm Zogby International has found that most parents give social networks a failing grade when it comes to protecting the privacy of their children. The poll found that three out of four parents believe social networks such as Facebook and MySpace are not doing a good job protecting the online privacy of kids. The survey was conducted for Common Sense Media, a nonprofit dedicated to helping families navigate the vast world of media and technology. Nine...

2010-07-22 11:12:00

Report suggests cuts to restore the nation's fiscal and environmental health WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Green Scissors campaign, a diverse coalition of taxpayer, environmental and consumer groups, today released Green Scissors 2010, a report highlighting government programs and subsidies that are wasteful to taxpayers, harmful to the environment and bad for consumers. Green Scissors 2010 targets four major areas for budget cuts: energy, agriculture and biofuels,...

2010-07-21 16:42:00

Event will feature Prominent Members of Congress WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A diverse coalition of taxpayer, environmental and consumer groups will release Green Scissors 2010, a report highlighting government programs and subsidies that are wasteful to taxpayers, harmful to the environment and bad for consumers, in an event on Capitol Hill Thursday morning. Several members of Congress will participate in the report release. Green Scissors 2010 targets four major areas...

Word of the Day
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.