Monthly Archives: January 2011

730 Days Later, He Awakes

Tonight is the President’s 3rd State of the Union Speech and all indications are it will be an optimistic one, building upon various center-right moves the President has made to correct the course of America after 2 years adrift.  The … Continue reading

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Public Sector Fabric

As regular readers of this blog know, I have many issues and concerns with public sector unions and the toll that many of them extract from American taxpayers, and I hold public sector workers ultimately responsible for the excesses that … Continue reading

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Modern Family

The television show “Modern Family” (Emmy, Best Comedy, 2010) is the new craze in my house, and rightly so.  I highly recommend it to all my readers, with the forewarning that watching 1 episode (22 minutes without commercials) will lead … Continue reading

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Growing Up

Ah, the campaign speeches sounded so tempting, didn’t they?  The North Koreans would fall, Iran would grasp our outreached hand warmly, Russian relations would be “reset”, medical care for everyone, unemployment would not exceed 8%, time to get tough on … Continue reading

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Conversation with an Unemployed American

Yesterday evening I bumped into an unemployed acquaintance in Starbucks and the conversation confirmed for me my concern about the recent extension of unemployment insurance to a full 2 years. His situation?  6 months ago he lost his job as … Continue reading

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Shopping Carts

About 3 years ago I was wandering into my local Target when I noticed the shopping cart collector working his way through the parking lot, gathering carts from random spots across a wide expanse.  It was cold, rainy, and I … Continue reading

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Tucson, Insanity, Hate Speech, and Hypocrisy

It didn’t take long for the left wing media and Democratic politicians to tastelessly turn one of our country’s greatest tragedies into an opportunity to score political points.  As a 9 year old girl, a Federal Judge, and 4 other … Continue reading

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