Find out what the experts are saying about the Dec. 21, 2012, Doomsday prophesies, the end of the Mayan calendar and their potential impact.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Don’t make any rash decisions: Experts say Dec. 21, 2012 is going to be just another typical winter solstice and not the end of the world. Killer solar flares aren’t expected. Another planet isn’t on a collision course with ours. And the Mayan “long count calendar” ending on this date has no real significance—they had to end it somewhere! What is All the Fuss About? There are a number of theories and predictions that call for earth’s demise on Dec. 21, 2012. They include: What are the Experts Saying? The intrigue created by multiple end-of-the-world predictions has made many scholars and even NASA stand up to make statements debunking the claims. From professors at Tampa Bay’s own New College to the scientific minds at NASA, they’re all …
Michigan 11th Congressional District Representative McCotter expected to formally announce White House bid today.
Michigan 11th Congressional District Rep. Thaddeus McCotter, R-Livonia, is expected to formally throw his hat into the ring for the 2012 presidential campaign. His announcement is scheduled for about 8 p.m. today during a Tea-Party-infused Freedom Festival at Whitmore Lake, sponsored by conservative talk radio station WAAM-AM. The Livonia native's impending bid for the White House puts McCotter, 45, into a crowded field. Other Republican candidates (so far) include: Here are five things you should know about McCotter: 1. Born: Livonia, Aug. 22, 1965. 2. Education: Detroit Catholic Central High School, Redford, 1983; B.A., University of Detroit, 1987; followed by a law degree from University of Detroit, 1990. 3. Employment: Private …