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Post-Partum Abortions Mandated By Obamacare Stir Controversy

Religious right critics of Obamacare have a new objection to the statute: the requirement that Catholic charities pay for what is known as MOPT – or Mother-Opted Post-Partum Termination.  The procedure has become the center of controversy after a little-known provision was discovered that requires Catholic charities to pay for MOPTs. [More]


A Serious Look Back At Michael Jackson As Child Prodigy In 1970s

Few remember that before Michael Jackson was a freakish tragic figure, he was a darling of the music world and idol for kids all over the country.[More]


Obama Administration To Diversify Lady Liberty

NEW YORK - In 1996 General Mills did a diversity makeover to America’s favorite baking queen Betty Crocker. To replace the old lily-white Betty, they took a cup of the old Caucasian, a pinch of African-American features, a smattering a Latino features and a sprinkle of Asian traits. The result: a “diverse” Betty Crocker with whom all Americans could identify. Fast-forward to 2012. [More]

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig Expresses Disdain For Red Sox Fans 

BOSTON – In an unexpected speech that irked more than a few Boston Red Sox fans, major league baseball Commissioner Bud Selig explained on Wednesday why he finds Boston fans “the most loathsome fans” in all of professional sports.  At the impromptu event at which most reporters expected an announcement relating to Selig’s retirement, the longtime baseball commissioner spoke freely and off the cuff about his enmity towards Red Sox fans.  [More]


World Series Hero David Ortiz Opens Up About Red Sox And PEDs Controversy 

World Series MVP David Ortiz just might be the most popular Bostonian since Paul Revere. With his spirited slugging and pep talks, he led the Red Sox to their third title in less than ten years. Now Ortiz opens up in a candid talk with The LBT's Peter Hartwig..  [More]

Devout Christian Tim Tebow Questions Faith And Power Of Jesus After NFL Bid Fizzles 

A Heisman Trophy, a riveting playoff game, an international following. Tim Tebow won all that in his football career, but he was hoping for something more.  His failure to win a spot on an NFL team has the devout Christian questioning his once unshakable faith.  [More]

Serena Williams Swings For Fences By Playing Iron Mike In New Biopic 

Just because sports fans have seen plenty of Mike Tyson on stage in his one man show – “Mike Tyson: The Undisputed Truth” – doesn’t mean Hollywood will stop from making a brand new biopic based on the controversial power puncher this fall.  [More]

Jason Collin Is Not Really Gay Says "Deepthroat" Informer

Some major fault lines have formed in Jason Collins’ story of heroism.  Of course, Jason Collins is the 7-foot center for the Washington Wizards that with much fanfare and praise recently announced his homosexuality to the world.  Now an anonymous but credible associate of Collins asserts that Collins’ announcement is all a ruse designed to buy Collins more time in the NBA – and a multi-million dollar contract.  [More]

Roy Hibbert Apologizes For Anti-Maternal Slur

The NBA fined Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert $75,000 on Sunday for his anti-maternal and vulgar comments following Saturday night’s 91-77 victory in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals that forced a Game 7 series finale against the Miami Heat for Monday.  [Full article]


Rebuilt Celtics Should Fit Team's Ethnic White Theme By Putting White Players On The Floor

My opinions in the column may be seen by some as controversial.  To avoid any misimpressions, I will preface my comments.  The Boston Celtics lick their wounds this week after another drubbing by the New York Knicks buries them in a 3-0 playoff deficit.  How far they have fallen since their championship runs in 2010 and 2008.  [Full article]


Nick-Nack, Paddy-Whack, For Those That Watched At Home, Those Who Were Dogs Wanted Bone


NEW YORK – The Louisville Cardinal’s reserve guard Kevin Ware has a slew of new fans.  They are not, however, your average fans – they all walk on four legs.  Indeed, they are canines.  Ware was injured after attempting to block a shot in the Cardinals' regional final victory over Duke. The sight of his tibia bone protruding from his skin left coach Rick Pitino and his teammates in tears. [Full article]


Wade And James Slam Opponents But Frighten Small Children


About halfway through the second quarter of the Heat-Indiana contest – with the Heat already leading by 12 points – a faint chorus of children crying could be heard from the stands.  As the contest wore on, more and more crying could be heard.  The soft crying sound rose to a din that echoed throughout the arena.  Many parents escorted their inconsolable children from the arena. [Full article]


Gym Members Sound Off On Top Etiquette Breaches


As the fitness craze continues to grow, more and more Americans find themselves in the gym.  This means sharing close quarters with others, often while naked.  Consideration of others can make the gym a better place for everyone and enhance overall well-being.  After all who wants to maintain a fitness routine if trips to the gym are unpleasant? [Full article]

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