Mark and Charlie's Blog

Limits proposed on fast-food restaurants By Tami Abdollah, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer September 10, 2007 As America gets fatter, policymakers are seeking creative approaches to legislating health. They may have entered the school cafeteria -- and now they're eyeing your...
Wide Skepticism Ahead of Assessment Poll Respondents Doubt Petraeus Will Give True Picture of Situation in Iraq By Jon Cohen and Jennifer Agiesta Washington Post Staff Writers Sunday, September 9, 2007; Page A18 Most Americans think this week's report from Army Gen. David H...
Older woman, younger man relationships Women have more options than ever - including men! By Star Lawrence Updated: 3:00 p.m. CT Dec 29, 2003 Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher. Susan Sarandon and Tim Robbins. These pioneering couples are just the most visible December-May hookups of...
Prisons Purging Books on Faith From Libraries By LAURIE GOODSTEIN Published: September 10, 2007 Behind the walls of federal prisons nationwide, chaplains have been quietly carrying out a systematic purge of religious books and materials that were once available to prisoners in...
Why We Must Leave Iraq As Congress gathers to hear the reports of Gen. David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker, no amount of Administration spin can hide the ugly reality in Iraq. A surge that should never have been tried and that could never have succeeded has predictably...
Texas lawmakers try to remove roadblocks to highway funds By KATHRINE SCHMIDT Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — After months of political sniping, Texas lawmakers and the state's top transportation official talked Thursday about working together to...
Before going on air, TxDOT hears static Officials getting coached by pros on how to promote controversial plans By PEGGY FIKAC Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Austin Bureau AUSTIN — Top state transportation officials and Gov. Rick Perry's deputy chief of staff are being trained...
Fugitive fundraiser Hsu captured in Colorado Jaxon Van Derbeken,John Coté, Chronicle Staff Writers Friday, September 7, 2007 SAN FRANCISCO -- Fugitive political fundraiser Norman Hsu, who skipped out on San Mateo County authorities this week rather than face sentencing for a...
Kathleen Willey: Clintons stole my manuscript House burglary over weekend targeted copy of book days after details leaked to press By Art Moore © 2007 WorldNetDaily.com Kathleen Willey, the woman who says Bill Clinton groped her in the Oval Office, claims she was the target of...