Monthly Archives: March 2011

Lack of Ethics in Congressional Districting

Rhodes Cook, a Senior Columnist with the Center for Politics, wrote an interesting article about “safe” Congressional seats based on district mapping. Congressional Redistricting: Is Creating “Safe” Districts a Dying Art? He cites: When it comes to congressional redistricting, the … Continue reading

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Forgetting Desert Storm, President Obama May Help Create More Problems.

I watched our President say with conviction last night that our role in Libya was a success and is primarily over. He cited an example of a downed airman who was greeted on the ground by embraces and gratitude by … Continue reading

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Inceased Woes of the Economic Crisis and Healthcare

Reported by Stephen Ohlemacher of the AP yesterday: The government is projecting a slight cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security benefits next year, the first increase since 2009. But for most beneficiaries, rising Medicare premiums threaten to wipe out any increase … Continue reading

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Great article from Yesterday’s WSJ for the weekend! Enjoy your escape! March 25, 2011, 10:53 AM ET Stressed Out? Slack Off The Juggle HOME PAGE » By Sue Shellenbarger Everett Collection Are slackers more adept at handling work-life stress than type-A … Continue reading

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Google and the Government an Interesting Twist

Interesting article and radio commentary on NPR today. Two years ago the National Institute for Health used trends of Google searches to stay ahead of swine flu outbreak areas by following upticks for searches for flu symptoms. What is next?: Google: A New Tool For … Continue reading

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Healthcare and Waiting in Line Don’t Mix

This week I had my own health scare. I will admit that though they were bogged down with a tremendous amount of paperwork, the ER that treated me last Sunday for my heart was quick to see me, closely monitored … Continue reading

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Latest Poll Shows Obama Not Viewed as Strong or Decisive

Few Americans see Obama as strong military leader has a new Reuter’s poll showing of the 975 people polled: 48 percent described Obama’s leadership as commander in chief as “cautious and consultative,” 36 percent as “indecisive and dithering,” and 17 percent … Continue reading

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