Category News of the Week

We Will Fight Them On the… Whatever…

Obama has left all of the ideological doors open so that he can pop in and out of them at the times when they are popular. In his attempts to look strong he makes himself look weak because trying to prove his strength makes him look insecure. Yet, if he does not show some courage and leadership, he will be accused of the same fault. He does not cling to an ideology — just to himself.

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Debt Man Walking

The Democrats never proposed a plan of their own, they just sat in the peanut gallery and criticized Republican plans. The Republicans adjusted and adjusted their ideas until it was something neither party could live with — and passed it. What a load of silly fools we elected. It’s a shame they reflect those who elected them.

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Political Prisoners

CNS News reporters very astutely asked Press Secretary Jay Carney, “Is that a campaign event or a presidential event?” To which Carney said, “Negative. That is an official event.” Official, huh? “So it is being funded by taxpayers in battleground states?” Asked the reporter. Carney squirmed and only managed to get out, “He’s the president of the United States.”

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National Aeronautics and Space Anachronism

Today the last NASA space shuttle finished it’s trip to the International Space Station (ISS.) While we have not ruled out space travel for Americans all-together, the end of the shuttle missions certainly marks the end of an era. For the last 30 years NASA missions have served as one of the most expensive scientific […]

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June 11-17: Week Miscellany

News cycles seem to go around and around. Some of it is new and pointless and some of it is just plain old. Malcolm Muggeridge couldn’t have been more right when he said, “All new news is old news happening to new people.” Sometimes I feel like the news media operates a bit like this: […]

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This Weeks Miscellany

Some news items don’t deserve a full post. They’d be boring, or there’s just not that much to them. So this post is dedicated to all the midget stories — excuse me: Little news items. ITEM — Smucker’s in a Jam: This one is basically here because of the epic pun. J.M. Smucker Co. profits […]

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Antediluvian Technology

When the doctors told my great-grandpa (who was in his late 90’s at the time) that he had arthritis, he stood up and declared: “That’s impossible, arthritis is for old people!” Apple and Facebook, like arthritis, are for old people. Some interesting new data came out this week about who favors (buys) which phone OS. […]

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News This Weak?

This is a summary of the news this week, June 20-June 26. Politics President Obama met with Russian President Dimtry Medvedev over a diplomatic hamburger to talk about helping Russia join the World Trade Organization (WTO.) “Not quite healthy,” noted Medvedev on the hamburger, but “you can feel the spirit of America.” General Stanley McChrystal […]

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