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Archive for September 2008

09/30 Morning Report

September 30, 2008

Deregulation and greed go across party lines. Before we blame it all on Bush, it’s important to remember that some of the deregulation occurred during the Reagan years, with Democratic controlled Congresses. But, deregulation is not the only issue involved here. think of the debt that’s caused all of this…real estate and other kinds of […]

09/25 Morning Report

September 25, 2008

Does anyone besides me have some questions for Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass.? I do. Does he really want family life to be fair game for campaign discussion? Why don’t we discuss his involvement with executives at Fannie mae! Or at least their campaign contributions. Now, admittedly, the romantic involvement ended 10 years ago. But, even […]

Wednesday Hero – Yeoman 3rd Class Margret Ueberlauer

September 24, 2008

Click Image For Full SizeYeoman 3rd Class Margret Ueberlauer Yeoman 3rd Class Margret Ueberlauer hands out toys to HIV infected children during a community relations project at the Camillian Center in Pattaya, Thailand. The USS Abraham Lincoln Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. These brave men […]

09/23 Morning Report

September 23, 2008

Our two Presidential candidates are out and about casting blame for the financial meltdown—and both proclaiming the bailout necessary. No surprise that Obama is blaming Republican policies. McCain blames human greed. I tend to agree with McCain. Let’s face it…all these companies that signed massive contracts with CEOs without requiring performance guarantees is insane. That […]

09/12 Morning Report

September 12, 2008

It may be late, but it is always time to remember those who have fallen. You can read my thoughts on that awful day at “Where Were You.” It’s a couple of years old, but the sentiment, the hurt, and the final question still remain. I’m still trying to answer it. How about you? Meanwhile, […]

09_10 Wednesday Hero SSgt. Andy Pena

September 10, 2008

SSgt. Andy Pena Staff Sgt. Andy Pena performs in-flight calibrations on a HH-60 Pave Low while flying Sept. 3 over Ellington Field, Texas. He and members of the 55th Rescue Squadron deployed from Davis-Mothan Air Force Base, Ariz., to Ellington Field in response to Hurricane Gustav with less than 24 hours after notification. Sergeant Pena […]

09/09 Morning Report

September 9, 2008

Well, Obama’s positions are pretty clear. If you’ve had doubts, or confusion on some points, you can go read Biil O’Reilly’s article in full. Here are a couple of excerpts… As far as philosophy goes, Obama is convinced that the federal government should be in control of income distribution and, to some extent, should regulate […]

9/04 Morning Report

September 4, 2008

I’ve been gone for a while. It’s been really busy around our home. We now have two teenagers here. We are buying a house. I’m still trying to make it through college. And…I made the mistake of taking up online gaming…oh boy! Anyway, I thought I would weigh in with a quick comment (someone else’s) […]