LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Republicans need history lesson

I am sick and tired of people criticizing Obama for taking a vacation. No, the country is not in the best shape at the moment; however why don’t conservatives shut their mouths before people realize that they’re just a bunch of hypocrites. Republicans will condemn Obama at any opportunity to make themselves feel like they have a chance of winning the 2012 election.

University professor calls northeast quake a ‘minor event’

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit the eastern part of the United States on Aug. 23, surprising because the area is not known for seismic activity. However, a University professor said it was a minor seismic event and the reactions to are a “tempest in a teapot.”