Monthly Archives: November 2009

Chelsea Clinton Engaged

I bet that’s going to be some wedding.  I always felt sorry for what Chelsea went through with the whole scandal with her father.  It must have been hard being a teenager in the White House. ABC News has learned … Continue reading

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Rumsfeld decision let Bin Laden escape

Remember this from 20021? President Bush pledged anew Friday that Osama bin Laden will be taken “dead or alive,” no matter how long it takes, amid indications that the suspected terrorist may be bottled up in a rugged Afghan canyon. … Continue reading

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Mountain Sage goes mobile

I’ve noticed that I have a  number of viewers using mobile devices.  While I’ve never accessed the website from a mobile device, it is my understanding that a regular blog page is not easily viewed with a mobile device. I … Continue reading

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Break chains of mortgage morality, lawyer says

I think that for many people their home is much more than an investment.  I know it is for us.  Allowing a house to go into foreclosure just because one is upside down in the mortgage doesn’t sound like a … Continue reading

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Woman Says Anti-Abortion Nurse Removed IUD Without Permission

This is a strange case.   I’ve never used an IUD but I have friends who have and I remember them talking about having them removed….it didn’t sound like they came out easily with a “gentle” tug.  If this nurse … Continue reading

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Black Friday Deal on Blu-ray Player

If you are looking for an entry level Blue-ray Player, have I found a deal! Consumer Reports ranks the Sony BDP-S360 Blu-ray Disc Player third only to the Oppo BDP-83 which retails for approximately $500 and the Panasonic DMP-BD80. The … Continue reading

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New Obama policy bars lobbyists from federal advisory panels

Lobbyists are, of course, up in arms about this rule complaining that this will “neuter the voice of American business.”  The new policy does not bar top corporate officers from sitting on advisor panels as long as they aren’t lobbyists. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

I can’t say that Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday as it seems to be centered around food and food isn’t a driving force in my life, but nevertheless, I will spend hours making yeast bread and candied yams to take … Continue reading

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Senate looking to crack down on deceptive marketing

It’s about time someone cracked down on this kind of deceptive marketing.   Shopping on the Internet can be treacherous because of these companies. Next week, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold a committee hearing on … Continue reading

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Obama Quietly Backs Patriot Act Provisions

By all means, pander to the “tough on terror” idiots who think so little of their liberties. NEW YORK – With the health care debate preoccupying the mainstream media, it has gone virtually unreported that the Barack Obama administration is … Continue reading

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