Pope Francis Addresses Congress

Pope Francis Addresses Congress


Here is the full text of the pope's White House speech:

Mr. President,

I am deeply grateful for your welcome in the name of all Americans. As the son of an immigrant family, I am happy to be a guest in this country, which was largely built by such families. I look forward to these days of encounter and dialogue, in which I hope to listen to, and share, many of the hopes and dreams of the American people.

Supreme Court Justice Scalia Murdered

Scalia Murdered

Why are the Supreme Court Justices the only government positions appointed for life??? 

Why are most of their decisions decided by a 5 justices to 4 justices vote, barely passing.  Why are the justices given the titles and positions of Royalty while the Constitution states that there will be no title of royalty to anyone especially to governmental employees. 

Why didn't Scalia receive a State funeral as other Supreme Court Justices have received such as Justice Ruth Ginsberg??? ... and not buried with the other Justices of the Supreme Court???

Swede Drinkers

Swede Drinkers

Sweden’s Drinking Habits


BEFORE NOON ---------------


In the 1830s and 1840s, it was common for Swedish people over 15 years of age to drink at least two liters of spirits a week....

On a regular day, this would include four drinks before midday:

the breakfast drink ("frukostsupen"),

the rooster drink (“tuppsupen”),

the bitter drink (“bäsken"),

and the coffee drink ("kaffesupen").




At dinner there would be another five drinks ...