Archive for February 4th, 2009

Made in China


According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. imported over $4B in seafood and agricultural products from China in 2006, up 400% vs 1995. In June 2007, the U.S. banned certain types of farm-raised Chinese fish, including catfish, basa (a type of catfish), shrimp, dace, and eel, because food inspectors found traces of cancer-causing chemicals and […]

What do you think about Michael Steele, the Republican National Committee’s 1st African-American chairman? Check out his bio: Lieutenant Governor of Maryland from 2003 through 2007, becoming the first African American elected to state-wide office in that state Steele is chairman of GOPAC (Grand Old Party Action Committee: education and training organization for state and […]