Abandoned Horses Are On The Rise

By Jeff DeLong, USA TODAY Jack Noble was pretty sure what he would see when he arrived to check out reports of horses abandoned on a rural road in Oregon’s Willamette Valley in September. Noble, field operations manager for the state’s Department of Agriculture, found 11 filthy, sickly and starving horses. “They were just let […]


Paul Krugman: “On the Edge”

February 6, 2009 Op-Ed Columnist THE NEW YORK TIMES On the Edge By PAUL KRUGMAN A not-so-funny thing happened on the way to economic recovery. Over the last two weeks, what should have been a deadly serious debate about how to save an economy in desperate straits turned, instead, into hackneyed political theater, with Republicans […]