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About Lacy Langley

Lacy is a writer from Texas. She likes spending time in the home office, homeschooling her kids, playing the didgeridoo, caring for her chickens (Thelma and Louise), Rolos, Christmas, and Labyrinth.
Iranian Warships: Is Threat Real or Not? Iranian Warships: Is Threat Real or Not?

Iranian warships that are making their way toward U.S. maritime borders could be in response to US occupation of Gulf waters, said somewhat official Fars news agency on Saturday, according to Reuters. Fars reported that the plan was part of …

Meat Recall Amounts To a Year’s Worth of Product Meat Recall Amounts To a Year’s Worth of Product

Northern California meat producer, Rancho Feeding Corp., is recalling 8.7 million pounds, or what amounts to about a year’s worth, of meat. The affected meat was processed from Jan. 1, 2013, through Jan. 7, 2014, according to the AP. Rancho …

Chuck Schumer Has Creative Immigration Idea Chuck Schumer Has Creative Immigration Idea

Last week, John Boehner pretty much shut down any talk in the House of immigration reform until Obama earns the trust of his fellow Republicans. Boehner released his own immigration overhaul principles only a couple of weeks ago, on Jan. …

The Beatles’ Popularity Before Ed Sullivan Show The Beatles’ Popularity Before Ed Sullivan Show

Believe it or not, The Beatles were already stars in America before their iconic appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. On Sunday, we celebrated 50 years since the Beatles punched America in the face with great music. However, their road …

Powerball Jackpot Remains Unclaimed, Now $284 Mill. Powerball Jackpot Remains Unclaimed, Now $284 Mill.
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The multi-state lottery jackpot, which is played in 43 states, plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands, is now up to an estimated $284 million prize since there were no winners in Sunday’s drawing, according to Lottery …

Jenny Jones Wins Historic Bronze for Britian Jenny Jones Wins Historic Bronze for Britian

Jenny Jones waved emphatically to the scattered Brits in the Olympic crowd in Sochi on Sunday, after winning a historic bronze medal in the women’s slopestyle final, according to the AP. She is the first olympian from Britain to win …

Obama Approval Rating Harmful for Senate Democrats? Obama Approval Rating Harmful for Senate Democrats?
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Obama’s approval rating is down to 45% and while slightly higher than two months ago, these numbers seem to make hesitant his fellow Democrats that are up for re-election to the Senate, according to CNN. The Democrats currently hold the …

Diabetes Awareness: Focus on Black Community Diabetes Awareness: Focus on Black Community

Diabetes is a serious problem for many Americans, but an especially serious one among the African-American community, where there is a much greater risk for the disease than any other, according to Market Wired. 26 million people in the U.S. …

Bill Nye Vs. Ken Ham: Who Won the Debate? Bill Nye Vs. Ken Ham: Who Won the Debate?

Bill Nye, beloved 90′s “Science Guy”, defended the theory of Evolution against Ken Ham and the theory of Creationism last night for two and a half hours. Neither one left persuaded to the other side. The debate took place at …

LAPD Manhunt: Officers Acted “Out of Policy” LAPD Manhunt: Officers Acted “Out of Policy”

It has finally been decided that eight officers involved in last year’s botched manhunt for former cop, Christopher Dorner, acted “out of policy” when they fired on a truck they believed to be the suspect, according to the AP. It …

Prepaid Phone Plans: The Way to Go? Prepaid Phone Plans: The Way to Go?

In the ever-increasing maelstrom that is finding the cheapest cell service, many are turning to prepaid wireless. What used to be a socially unacceptable means of obtaining wireless phone service is quickly making a comeback as a totally viable, and …

Huguette Clark Art Collection to be Auctioned Huguette Clark Art Collection to be Auctioned

An incredibly impressive art collection, owned by the mysterious late Huguette Clark, is set to be auctioned this summer after a tour to show the art, much of which hasn’t been seen in public for almost a century, according to …

Caffeine Use Disorder: It’s a Thing Caffeine Use Disorder: It’s a Thing

Coffee addicts, listen up! Caffeine has now been categorized as a drug in the DSM-5. Need help quitting? That may be coming soon, according to Yahoo. “Caffeine is a drug, a mild stimulant which is used by almost everybody on …

Heroin Happy Meals: Twice In One Month Heroin Happy Meals: Twice In One Month

Heroin is not exactly what you’d like to see when you open your kid’s Happy Meal box from McDonald’s, but apparently, that is what was being used to sell the drug out of a McDonald’s drive-thru in Pittsburg, PA. Shania …

Monica Lewinsky: A Political Card 20 Years Later Monica Lewinsky: A Political Card 20 Years Later
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Monica Lewinsky and Bill Clinton are in the news! No, this isn’t a 90s flashback. Thanks to Rand Paul, their shenanigens really are back in the headlines. In an interview on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, he declared that …

Health Insurance: Reimbursement to Cause Bailout? Health Insurance: Reimbursement to Cause Bailout?
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Health insurance is taking a mighty turn for the worse after this ill-fated attempt at “affordable care” by the Obama administration. Things are looking very bleak indeed after Thursday’s Moody’s rating downgrade of the outlook for inurance industry from “stable” …

Quit Smoking: Cold Turkey Better Than E-Cig? Quit Smoking: Cold Turkey Better Than E-Cig?
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Quitting smoking is hard, always has been and always will be. No matter how much additional tax is levied on each pack or how many videos go up on youtube to discourage smoking, there will be people who struggle to …

Pipeline Explosion Leaves Many Without Heat Pipeline Explosion Leaves Many Without Heat
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The Pipeline explosion that rocked southern Manitoba on Saturday is to blame for nearly 4,000 dealing with the extremely cold temperatures sans heat. Many of theses residents have alternate sources of heat to fall back on, according to Chambers Ewen, …

Kamala Harris Against Corporate Religious Claims Kamala Harris Against Corporate Religious Claims
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Attorney General Kamala Harris is in the middle of the battle between corporations and their religious freedoms, and the administration and its Affordable Care act. She previously filed a request for the Supreme Court to review whether for-profit businesses can …

Paul Crouch, Controversial TV Preacher, Dead at 79 Paul Crouch, Controversial TV Preacher, Dead at 79
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Paul Crouch, the founder of the incredibly successful Trinity Broadcasting Network died yesterday at the age of 79, according to the Los Angeles Times. He was reportedly admitted to a Dallas area hospital for heart issues in October while on …

Misty Copeland: Unlikely Ballerina Misty Copeland: Unlikely Ballerina

Misty Copeland has made quite a name for herself in the world of ballet. She is a self-proclaimed traditionalist and purist when it comes to ballet, and she has contributed a new face to the art, as a biracial woman …

Kyra Sedgwick’s Daughter is Miss Golden Globe 2014 Kyra Sedgwick’s Daughter is Miss Golden Globe 2014

Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon have a new reason to be proud of their daughter, Sosie Bacon. The aspiring actress was crowned Miss Golden Globe 2014, officially kicking off Golden Globe season. The Miss Golden Globe title is one that …

Zumba Instructor Released From Prison Zumba Instructor Released From Prison

The Zumba Instructor whose prostitution scandal shook a quaint seaside town on the east coast, Alexis Wright, was released from prison yesterday after serving 6 months of her 10 months sentence. She was released early due to good behavior and …

Willie Nelson Postpones Tour After Crash Willie Nelson Postpones Tour After Crash

Willie Nelson and Family are postponing their remaining November tour stops due to the bush crash that injured three out of five band members. The bus was in an accident late Saturday night caused by icy conditions on the road …