At age 111, America’s oldest veteran is still smoking cigars, drinking whiskey and loving life

AUSTIN — Richard Overton is right where he wants to be. He’s sitting in a lawn chair on the front porch of the Austin home he built nearly 70 years ago, working on his fifth Tampa Sweet cigar on a 91-degree sunny day. The smooth tunes of the Isley Brothers flow from a portable speaker.Continue reading “At age 111, America’s oldest veteran is still smoking cigars, drinking whiskey and loving life”

Dennis Kucinich Calls ‘High BS Quotient’ on WaPo Story, Asks Who Leaked

Former Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich, a democrat, said on Fox News Tuesday morning that there is a “high BS quotient” on claims made by anonymous sources in the Washington Post story that claimed President Donald Trump provided classified information to Russian officials. Kucinich told host Shannon Bream, “If this information was so sensitive, then why didContinue reading “Dennis Kucinich Calls ‘High BS Quotient’ on WaPo Story, Asks Who Leaked”

North Dakota rancher puzzling over calf born with six legs

BEULAH, N.D. — Gerald Skalsky was at an auction sale when his wife called about an unusual calf born Wednesday on the couple’s ranch south of Beulah in western North Dakota. “You’re just going to have to see it for yourself,” she told him. Skalsky came home to find the calf, seemingly healthy, but withContinue reading “North Dakota rancher puzzling over calf born with six legs”

Skyrocketing bitcoin raises fears of asset bubble

Bitcoin was trading close to $1,900   The surge in the price of bitcoin has some worried that the world’s most popular cryptocurrency is an asset bubble in an unregulated market. Bitcoin was trading close to $1,900 against the US dollar on the Bitfinex exchange on Friday, pushing the market value of digital currencies toContinue reading “Skyrocketing bitcoin raises fears of asset bubble”