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Financial Crisis: What Should You Do?

Friday, September 19th, 2008

It's no longer an open discussion-we are in the midst of the worst financial storm since the Great Depression. And it's not even close to being over, despite the exuberance on Wall Street following the announcement of a federal bail-out for the flimsy mortgage market and other financial institutions. Make ...

Practical Protection From Vote Theft

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

Here’s something to push for! A cheap, practical, effective way to make sure your vote is counted, and counted as a vote for the people you actually voted for. Electronic voting machines should be an improvement over older technologies, but they’ve turned out to be too vulnerable to fraud. There have ...

Facts versus Speeches

Monday, September 15th, 2008

Let's look at reality versus fantasy: Speech: Sarah Palin says Obama wants to raise income taxes. Fact: The independent Tax Policy Center and other analysts have concluded that Barack Obama's tax policy will result in tax cuts for 4 out of 5 American households. Speech: Palin says she and McCain will lead efforts ...

A Sign Of The Times

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Snapped this picture today. In case you can't read the sign, it says, sadly: We have discontinued complimentary coffee and tea Due to State Budget Cuts In order to use funds to offer students as many courses as possible. Hot & Cold water are available Thank you for understanding these tough budget choices.

Collateral Damage: Palin Hits Family With Friendly Fire

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

Okay, I took my cheap shots at Sarah Palin yesterday. In some ways I'm almost embarrassed by how easy it was, but I like the taste of fresh-shot fish from the barrel slathered in some Matanuska Valley lemon-butter. Now it's time to come back to Earth. The Internets are atwitter about ...

Will the Iraq War affect the Convention as much as the Vietnam War did in 1968?

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

[caption id="attachment_4658" align="aligncenter" width="281" caption="ReCreate-68 Logo"][/caption] My knee jerk reaction is nope. The 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago was a watershed moment in our history and it appears the various law enforcement groups have taken steps to insure nothing even close to the melee in Chicago will occur in Denver. The ...

Walmart Is Hiring Islamic Extremists

Friday, August 1st, 2008

East Asshat, AR - Walmart executives were accused today of trying to pressure their workers to vote Republican in the fall. In one meeting, a Walmart executive reportedly said, "I am not telling you how to vote, but if the Democrats win, this bill will pass and you won't have ...

The Optional President

Friday, August 1st, 2008

Many call George Bush the Imperial President - although he thinks he's more of a new messiah fella. I prefer to call him the Optional President. He behaves as if the law is nothing more than a rough guideline he can opt into or out of like a failed bank's ...

What’s going on? 8.01.2008

Friday, August 1st, 2008

When this doesn't happen in the Middle East it is not a terrorist attack. $90,000 a minute. After 620 kilometers of fence & Wall, all around, you are back where you were. Most never get out. Let him write your text on this Wall. Flashback: MTV and "Video Killed The Radio Star", ...

What’s going on? 7.30.2008

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Obama appears to be campaigning with the wrong Larry. The Army is picking on 17-year-olds again. Note to recruiter: "Army recruiting regulations say delayed entry members can leave any time. They specifically mention “under no circumstances will any (recruiter) threaten, coerce, manipulate, or intimidate (future soldiers), nor may they obstruct separation ...