March 22, 2013
Texas Congressman Solicits Lobster Donations To "Help Feed Starving Democrats"
Texas Republican Congressman Steve Stockman is poking fun at DNC chair Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz by attempting to solicit "emergency shipments" of "lobster, foie gras, and caviar" for her office. The post comes in response to comments the DNC Chair made at a hearing Tuesday saying staffers were getting "priced out" of "a high quality meal." The website Legistorm shows few of Wasserman-Schultz's staff have six-figure salaries.
10-Year-Old Heroically Saves Cat From Bullies
When 10-year-old Wendell Overton saw a group of 5- to 13-year-old boys being cruel to a cat, he stood up to the bullies and rescued his new friend, Jackson. Jackson is recovering well at the Outer Banks SPCA in Manteo, NC, and Wendell is fast becoming a national hero.
Photographer Joe McNally Takes Photo From Top Of Burj Khalifa, World's Tallest Skyscraper, In Dubai
This is probably the most exciting feet photo you've ever seen on Instagram. It was taken by National Geographic photographer Joe McNally from the top of the world's tallest skyscraper, the Burj Khalifa, in Dubai.
Department Of Education Website Quotes Mao Zedong
The "Kids' Zone" of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) website, part of the Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences, quotes communist leader Mao Zedong. The NCES is the"primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations." Update: The quote has been removed and the Department of Education has issued a statement.