Monthly Archives: January 2011

Egypt and Middle East the new Eastern Europe?

I’m just curious. The protest in Egypt seem similar in nature to some of the popular uprisings that occured in Eastern Europe in the early 1990′s. What are the chances that a similar pattern will emerge? The protestors seem to … Continue reading

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Bachman…this “Patriot” no friend to Veterans

All Gung Ho when it comes time to send our military to fight, Michelle Bachman is much less supportive when they come home… http://www.armytimes.com/news/2011/01/military-bachmann-veterans-groups-012811w/ A proposal to cut $4.5 billion from Veterans Affairs Department health programs to reduce government spending … Continue reading

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Why The Taliban Needs to be Destroyed! Thanks remrafdn

About 200 people listen to a Taliban mullah describe why a man and woman deserve to be killed. A few dozen spectators – people from the local community — start throwing rocks at the woman, who had already been placed … Continue reading

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Insurance Company Drops Vet Over 2-Cent Shortage

THORNTON, Colo. — Two pennies. That’s the difference between a potentially life-saving surgery and a dropped insurance plan.  Those 2 cents could cost Vietnam veteran Ronald Flanagan everything.  “Everybody we talk to is very surprised that 2 cents is enough … Continue reading

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speaking of Idealogues: Bachman is at it again..

She just can’t seem to stick to the facts… Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) had an interesting take this weekend on America’s first European settlers, who she said “had different cultures, different backgrounds, different traditions.” “How unique in all of the … Continue reading

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State of Disunion

Watching the speech, and the Republican response, I am struck at the gulf between the views. Obama seemed to be trying to take a page from Clinton’s playbook and stake out ground in the middle. He even coopted some ideas, … Continue reading

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Hey Taco Bell:Donde es la carne de vacuno?

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2011/01/24/lawsuit-filed-in-california-court-over-taco-bell-beef/ n Alabama law firm claims in a lawsuit that Taco Bell is using false advertising when it refers to using “seasoned ground beef” or “seasoned beef” in its products. The meat mixture sold by Taco Bell restaurants contains binders … Continue reading

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Court of Appeals: Rahm off Ballot/Supreme Court: Not so fast

The Illinois Supreme Court has ordered the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners to put Rahm Emanuel’s name back on the mayoral ballot.  The court has not decided whether to hear Emanuel’s appeal of Monday’s Illinois Appellate Court ruling that tossed … Continue reading

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TRICARE Screws injured soldiers!

From the Army Times: Military health officials are refusing to pay for a new treatment for traumatic brain injury despite widespread support for the therapy among doctors and lawmakers. In an internal 2009 study, the Tricare Management Agency found that … Continue reading

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