Cancer has been a specter in my family. My grandmother, Granny Lu, a strong, petite woman, the daughter of AC Gilbert, an inventor and Olympic gold medal-winner and owner of The Toy Barn, a former toy store in Hamden, Connecticut, was diagnosed with cancer when I was a teenager.
Iit's time to haul out the old crystal ball and attempt to predict what's going to happen. If you hate these types of speculative wonktastic articles, then I strongly advise you to just close this article right now.
This year we'll only be offering up picks for the Republican side all year, until we get to the general election. So, let's wipe the slate clean, dust off the crystal ball, and dive right into the 2012 election cycle!
It is time to turn America's chaotic primary system back into something that makes sense. It is time America produces an election process that brings out the best and most centrist candidates for the nation's highest office.
The people trying to wake us up to the realities of global warming have taken to calling themselves "climate hawks." In the field of Republican presidential candidates, we are seeing a new breed emerge: climate chickens.