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Archive for October 2009

Media Let’s Obama Slide…Again.

October 29, 2009

Obama has been bragging about wrong stimulus job numbers. And, they have admitted it. Now, they are working to correct the reporting. And, as the article clearly shows, the media thinks that’s ok since the administration is working to correct it. It was wonderful that the same treatment was given to Republicans and non-liberals. It’s always […]

Wednesday Hero: Spc. Justin Slagle

October 28, 2009

Spc. Justin Slagle Spc. Justin Slagle returns to Forward Operating Base Lane in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter after an air assault mission in the Zabul province of Afghanistan, Oct. 15, 2009. Even as leaders in Washington struggle with the next steps in Afghanistan, troops there are moving to better protect the Afghan people by […]

Wednesday Heros: Volleyball

October 21, 2009

Sailors & Marines Playing Volleyball With Local School Children Sailors and Marines assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) play volleyball with students from Sangley Point National High School during a lunch break at a community service project. Tortuga, the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) and the […]

Wednesday Hero: Cpl. Benjamin Kopp

October 14, 2009

This Week’s Post Was Suggested By Beth Cpl. Benjamin S. Kopp 21 years old from Rosemont, Minnesota 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment July 18, 2009 Ben Kopp has been a fighter since the day he was born. When he was born his mother was given morphine to stop her labor so the doctors could deliver […]

Myth-conceptions About Government and Finance

October 13, 2009

For those who want to know how complex some of the labor and retirement laws are, check this out: Participants and Advisors Are Hurt By High 401K Fees. Apparently the retirement plans have high fees the advisors never get any part of, and may not be aware of. But, that’s not the kicker. To find […]

Media And White House Smokescreens

October 9, 2009

There were a couple of news articles in last few days that particularly caught my eye. One article announced that Retail sales are at 2005 levels. That’s encouraging, as the media and government trumpet economic recovery. To be fair, it is an increase. But, no one is seeing the sales increases they’ve been expecting. There […]

Wednesday Hero: Sgt. Michael Egan

October 7, 2009

Sgt. Michael Egan 36 years old from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 104th Cavalry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard September 19, 2005 News of Egan’s death came to Pennsauken shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday, Krista Egan, Sgt. Egan’s sister-in-law, said. His mother, Irene, was on the telephone when an Army sergeant walked up to the […]

Global Warming Alarmists, Unemployment, and History Repeats

October 6, 2009

In the latest salvo by global warming alarmists, it is being claimed that the economic downturn is an opportunity to build a low carbon future.  China and others are angry that western nations are trying to keep the emission targets from being legally binding.  But, those same nations come uder no real threat from the […]