Monthly Archives: January 2011

Senator Lautenberg Proposes modest Gun Legislation says Gail Collins of the NYT

Gail Collins wrote a compelling column in the NYT called Utah’s Gun Appreciation Day Ms. Collins has a terrific sense of humor and can make you laugh even if the news is horrible. It is truly mind-boggling that 4-year Utah … Continue reading

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President Obama Highlights Importance of Education to Win the Future of America

President Obama gave his State of the Union Speech Tonight, 1/25/11 and urged Americans to Win the Future “We do big things. From the earliest days of our founding, America has been the story of ordinary people who dare to … Continue reading

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Red-Tape GOP REINS Act Set to Create Gridlock in D.C.

The REINS Act was proposed in the last Congress as H.R. 3765 by Rep. Geoff Davis (R-KY) and S. 3826 by Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC). This Act is called the “Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act”. The … Continue reading

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Final Report Due from U.S. Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission 1/27/11

The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Set to Release Final Report on 1/27/11 According to the Huffington Post, there may be some organizations and individuals investigated for improper conduct surrounding the financial meltdown of the U.S. economy in 2007. However, not … Continue reading

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GOP ‘CUTS Act’ Proposes to Eliminate Funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Will the GOP eliminate all funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting? According to Congressman Kevin Brady of Texas the GOP once again are attempting to eliminate our cherished independent American public broadcasting system. Continue reading

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Good Regulations and Good Policies

The Good, the Bad and the Stupid Is everything in life always good or always bad or always stupid? No, of course not. Yet, the new Manipulative Talking Points (MTP) coming from the mouth of GOP wordcrafter Frank Luntz on … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Redwing Blackbirds Fell from the Sky in Arkansas

Redwing Blackbirds Shocked to Death   Redwing Blackbirds fell from the sky on 12/31/2010-1/1/11. A surviving Redwing Blackbird from the more than 5,000 birds that suddenly dropped from the sky over Beebe, Arkansas, has informed Kitty Reporter that the flock … Continue reading

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Redwing blackbirds drop from sky in Arkansas, Kentucky and Louisana

What caused 5,000 Redwing blackbirds to suddenly die and fall from the sky shortly before midnight on 12/31/2010? This story has captured many people’s interest around the world. It is bizarre and true and seems to be right out of … Continue reading

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How Big is the Military Industrial Complex? Why does the U.S. spend 50% of all worldwide military expenditures?

The Congress is concerned about our deficit. The United States spends close to 50% of the entire world’s military expenditures. Why do we need to spend 7 times more than China and 13 times more than Russia on military issues? The U.S. spends more on military expenditures than the next 14 ranked countries combined according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Is this excessive? Continue reading

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