THE PUBLIC EYE: Top Ten Reasons Romney Lost

By Bob Burnett
Thursday November 08, 2012 - 02:12:00 PM

On November 6th Barack Obama defeated Mitt Romney with 50.3 percent of the popular vote and a surprising 332 electoral votes. Here are the top ten reasons Romney tanked. -more-

ECLECTIC RANT: Will the Palestine Authority Seek Non-Member Status in the United Nations?

By Ralph E. Stone
Thursday November 08, 2012 - 02:03:00 PM

In September 2011, President Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian leader, formally requested full United Nations membership for his as yet undefined country. The initiative developed during a two-year impasse in negotiations with Israel that followed the latter's refusal to freeze its settlement activities in the West Bank. The request failed because Palestine was unable to garner enough support in the UN Security Council, and faced strong opposition, including the threat of veto, from the United States. -more-

ON MENTAL ILLNESS: The Epidemic of Sleep Apnea

By Jack Bragen
Thursday November 08, 2012 - 02:33:00 PM

One of the ways a person with mental illness might avoid a premature death is to keep up with their health. A part of this is to get a sleep study. Sleep apnea is a condition in which breathing during sleep is hindered by an obstruction in the airway. Researchers believe it can cause a whole slew of problems, including but not limited to depression and/or a worsening of other psychiatric conditions. -more-