Monthly Archives: June 2010

John Boehner: Raise Social Security Retirement Age to 70

Just what Americans need…..to work until they are 70.  It’s not enough that Americans work more hours per year than most of the rest of the advanced countries of the world.  Just think how impressed the world will be if … Continue reading

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To boycott or not to boycott: BP giving financial help to stations

Have you boycotted BP stations?  I’ve seen the argument that boycotting local stations only hurts the owner and workers at that particular station and has no effect on BP but is that true? HOUSTON—Oil giant BP PLC is floating a … Continue reading

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6-Year-Old Northeast Ohio Girl on ‘No Fly’ List

How does a 6 year old girl get on the no fly list?  What was even more shocking to me than her being on the list was the comments left on the article by people who were upset that she … Continue reading

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Senate Democrats and Obama abandon the jobless

Just what do they expect people who can’t find a job to do?  The economy still stinks in most areas and jobs are few and far between.  If we can spend billions to bail out banks, can’t we spend some … Continue reading

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Judge Denies Obama Administration’s Request For Stay On Deepwater Drilling Moratorium

So the judge who has a conflict of interest is still ruling on the case? Why hasn’t the Justice Department ask they he recuse himself? The Obama administration was dealt a minor setback on Thursday when a local judge denied … Continue reading

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IRS May Tax Payments to Gulf Coast Victims

If the IRS is going to tax the payments then the government needs to take the tax out before the check goes out. NEW ORLEANS — Out-of-work Gulf Coast shrimper Todd Pellegal spent his first $2,500 check from BP quickly, … Continue reading

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Video: President Obama press conference on McChrystal resignation

YouTube – President Obama fires General Stanley McChrystal, replaces with General David Petraeus.

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McChrystal out; Petraeus picked for Afghanistan

I haven’t seen the video of Obama’s press conference this morning yet, but I think he did the right thing.  Obama needed to make it clear that civilians are in charge of the military and he, Obama, IS the Commander … Continue reading

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Judge who overturned drilling moratorium reported owning stock in drilling companies

I only have so much outrage for any given day so I’ll just say that this judge should have recused himself.  He obviously has a conflict of interest. Judge who overturned drilling moratorium reported owning stock in drilling companies The … Continue reading

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Gen. McChrystal must go

I thought this kind of behavior was in violation of the Military Code of Conduct.  I wouldn’t accept his resignation I would fire his ass. Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the man charged with executing President Obama’s war plan for Afghanistan, has … Continue reading

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