Monthly Archives: May 2011

New CNN Poll, Taking a Deeper Look at the Numbers

A new CNN Poll at first glance shows President Obama’s approval rating to be edging higher. In taking a more in-depth study of the actual numbers and questions asked, the only places his ratings were over the 50 percent mark was foreign … Continue reading

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Memorial Day: Honoring the Ultimate Sacrifice

Who doesn’t love a three-day weekend? Traditionally, Memorial Day has become the unofficial kick off to summer, to relaxing, parades, carnivals and barbeques. I love all those things, and have been a happy participant in all those aspects of this holiday … Continue reading

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Help!!! We Are Hemorrhaging Debt and Killing Healthcare.

In the last two days, there were a couple of great if depressing editorial pieces in the WSJ. Yesterday, Peggy Noonan wrote, Word of the Decade: ‘Unsustainable’ Washington finally acknowledges the debt crisis. But can it act? The final few … Continue reading

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Hit By Pitch, Life’s Curve Balls

I was attacked by a dog yesterday! Thankfully, not in the total psycho Cujo way, but none the less, I was bitten on my thigh pretty badly. I will be fine, but I’m still shaken up by it. It was absolutely terrifying … Continue reading

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Fannie And Freddie Redux, Or Rearranging the Furniture in the Dark

It has been more than obvious Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae have become an albatross worn painfully by the government through out the housing/financial meltdown. The failure that occurred in 2008 causing the full government takeover is still inflicting pain in … Continue reading

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Interesting Fodder on the Changing Perspective of High Gas Prices

I found this link to the Don Smith show. He gives a fantastic perspective of how gas pricing has been viewed in the last five years. The media biases abound, the blames on the past administration versus now, the new positive … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Freedom, San Francisco Style

Last week, a group out in San Francisco, successfully got over 7700 signatures for their cause to force a vote to be on this November’s ballot. This new measure is proposing a ban on circumcisions on any males under the … Continue reading

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