Show Prep: Fri, March 28

‘Anti-Aging’ Hormone May Actually Shorten Life – Yahoo News

Call it anti-anti-aging therapy. It turns out that injections of growth hormone — a staple of anti-aging, hormone-replacement therapy — may have the opposite effect as intended, thwarting a person’s quest to live to an advanced age.

I don’t know why Yahoo is saying this treatment might backfire. What better way to prevent yourself from aging than to literally prevent yourself from aging?

We know what you’re thinking: Scientists find a way to read minds | Fox News

Scientists have used brain scanners to detect and reconstruct the faces that people are thinking of, according to a a study accepted for publication this month in the journal NeuroImage.

Corruption probes hitting Dems across the country | Fox News

A wave of corruption arrests and investigations is roiling Democratic politicians, posing a potential image problem in an election year.

Democratic gun-grabber Leland Yee arrested for running guns | The Burning Truth

Another day, another anti-gun Democrat caught violating gun law themselves. This time, international gun law.

Black Activist Organizes Boycott of Koby Bryant Products Over Trayvon Comments | The Gateway Pundit

Civil rights activist Najee Ali, director of Project Islamic H.O.P.E., is calling for a boycott of all products that NBA All-star Kobe Bryant endorses. This includes his jerseys, and signature gym shoes. The call for the national boycott is in response to Bryant’s negative comments concerning the Miami Heat’s support of the Trayvon Martin family.

Confederate flag flown on student’s pickup truck causes flap at Steinert High School – News 12 New Jersey

The Confederate flag is at the center of a controversy that’s pitting a high school senior against his principal, and now the American Civil Liberties Union is getting involved.

How about firing the employee who lied about this not being about the flag?

Ted Cruz’s dynamic new ‘Yes We Can’ video will make you ready for 2014 |

Sen. Ted Cruz has released a dynamic new video featuring highlights of the senator’s biggest moments.

Yep, Rand Paul’s already building a 50-state presidential organization « Hot Air

Rand Paul’s nationwide organization, which counts more than 200 people, includes new backers who have previously funded more traditional Republicans, along with longtime libertarian activists. Paul, of Kentucky, has also been courting Wall Street titans and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs who donated to the presidential campaigns of George W. Bush and Mitt Romney, attending elite conclaves in Utah and elsewhere along with other GOP hopefuls…

Poem: The Death Of Common Sense | The Burning Truth

Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape.

Medi-Share is exempt from Healthcare Reform | Christian Care Ministry

Thankfully, Christian healthcare sharing ministries such as Medi-Share are exempt from this mandate. The exemption is for ministries that are nonprofits  described in section 501(c)(3) and is exempt from taxation under section 501(a), has been in existence since Dec 31, 1999 and whose members share common religious and ethical beliefs  (you can read the full exemption here on page 107 & 128 of the final law).