Obama new deal Time Magazine
When the jagged fingers of an iceberg first penetrated the ship’s hull, few on board the Titanic could anticipate the extent of the disaster that lay before them.
Ice cubes still tinkled in glasses. People were sleeping under warm comfy blankets. Couples danced or fought their petty battles. The cooks and waiters went about their work.
People were wrapped up in the usual things that people think about: business affairs, the health of loved ones, petty squabbles with friends or spouses, perceived slights, the well-being of their children, lost loves and hopes for new opportunities.
Few felt the ship buckle and those that did feel the massive vessel shudder probably just ignored it. Surely, the powers that be knew what they were doing and would quickly correct any problems that might interfere with their journey. Only a few people were aware of the extent of the damage, and of course, those people were ignored. Read more »
That’s right. Ron Paul is the man. In all my (52) years, I have never seen such a man; a man who stands on principles, the same principles that guided our founders, and has for 40 years; a man who stands for smaller government for real, not just talking a good game like Bush did; a man who stands for the Constitution, the way it was meant to be understood, not the twisted way today’s politicians try to make it; a man who predicted 9-11; a man who predicted the economic collapse; the only anti-war candidate on either side of the aisle; the only one who cannot be bought by the industrial complex; Ron Paul for president in 2012, that’s my hope and prayer. More so than any other election in my life, I want this man to win at this time in our history.
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Is nothing sacred with this government? Well, apparently, fine-grained lumber such as rosewood and ebony from Madagascar is. But not Gibson guitars. Hello? OK, maybe I’m a bit biased, having been a guitar player all my life and a proud owner of several Gibson guitars.
When I came across this story, I thought the brown-shirts were a little out of place- raiding the best guitar manufacturer in the world. Of course, it’s easy to see the real reason for this incident- money. But then, that’s usually the reason when common sense goes out the window. Well, money, or love.
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There has been a lot of hoopla lately about this study. The problem is, everybody seems to focus on the support, for or against the study. That’s politics, and fine, if that’s what is important to you. But when I saw this study, one fact stood out strongly.
Only 74% of the men questioned in the study said they didn’t have HIV.
Does that mean 25% of gay men do have HIV? Let’s take a closer look at those numbers and see what the study reveals. Then compare that to other studies.
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Talk about backward times, it’s always amazing to me that some people (IE; animal rights lunatics), put animals above people.
Look, I love animals as much as anybody, but they don’t mean crap when it comes to people! In fact, animals are NOTHING compared to people. I’d kill a whole herd of elephants myself if it would save just one person, let alone feed a whole village, plus keep a farmer, or two in business. Wouldn’t you?
Well, apparently, the folks over at Namecheap.com don’t feel that way. In fact, they’d rather save one elephant even if it means a farmer goes out of business and a whole village goes hungry. Read more »