Archive | October 1, 2012

For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Here are Five Charity Alternatives to Susan G. Komen for the Cure

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Today marks the beginning of the annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a fact marked by the sudden influx of special pink merchandise at every price point hitting the store shelves. Credit for that ubiquitous pink ribbon symbol largely goes to Susan G. Komen For the Cure, the famous national nonprofit who handed out the […]

Danation: The Third Pipe Dream — Democratic Control of the House

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Last week, we discussed the doomed prospects of Mexican-American presidential candidate Willard M. Romney and a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate. Not much has been written about the other takeover prospect, the idea that the Democrats will take the House. This is because it has been greeted with the appropriate dismissiveness, though that hasn’t […]

Dear Allen: Gettin’ Metaphorical on Your Ass

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Note from the editor: In the tradition of “Congressman’s Corner,” Salty Eggs has invited Rep. Allen West to field questions from his South Florida constituents. Until we get a response to our query, we will do our best to answer questions on his behalf, based on what we know of his temperament and politics. Dear Allen West, On your […]