Catch 22 in Iowa

A company can be sued or shut down for hiring people who can not provide the proper documentation.  At least that is what I thought programs like e-verify was for.  Now comes this!  Journey with me through the Looking Glass, the DoJ is taking an Iowa...

Oooo Olympics vs Knitting?

~giggle~snicker~giggle~guffaw! Knit one, purl two, Olympic Committee yoo hoo! In protecting the good name of the Olympic Games, the committee has prevented the misuse of the Olympic name by such evil doers such as: The Ferret Olympics...

Chain of Events

A person of mixed heritage volunteers to patrol A person of color goes out for the night Their paths cross The one of color ends up dead There is investigation, outcry, misinformation, agitation & anger Now a man of color has lost...

I need help with math

Our government has insisted that jobs are the number one priority [almost every thing they've done is supposedly a "jobs bill".  They bruit the fact that there are four million new jobs on the market.  Yet statistically to get back to the point we...

ST: Longing

The aching hollow yearning remembrance fills me return sun's warming

Abbra Kadabra, It's Bush's fault

It is quite a trick to be able to credit another with the blame/effort to create something that you yourself worked to establish and promote. Now you convince many that you inherited a mess that only you can fix.  In other words; "Dorothy, pay no...

OMG WOW! Have Vision

Blinded by Tire Explosion, Race Team Founder is on a Mission 6/13/2012 Editor's Note: This story by Mark Phillips first appeared in the May 2012 issue of Counterman magazine, a sister publication to Tire Review. May 22,...

Now this I could support

The below are policy statements from a much revered [at least many say so] president of the past.  I could wish that some of our current 'pols' would give more than lip service to him. The economic policy was relatively loose and based around...

8th grade Civics

I don't need to see Michael Bloomberg's report card to guess his grades in Civics, anything higher than a 'D' would have been an overly generous gift!  Evidence? Well if this is his understanding of government's purpose: "“[I]f government‘s purpose...

June 14th

          June 14, 1777, in Continental Congress, John Adams spoke to a resolution:  "Resolved, that the flag of the thirteen united States shall be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the Union be thirteen stars, white on a blue field,...

Wealth survey says

Fed Report: Family Net Worth Falls Almost 40% Between 2007-2010 By Kristina Peterson WASHINGTON--Families' median net worth fell almost 40% between 2007 and 2010, down to levels last seen in 1992, the Federal Reserve said in a report Monday. ...

Oh those great 'Green' jobs

We've all been told about and some encouraged by the number of jobs 'created' by the government's venture 'investment' in the 'green' energy sector.  Recently a congressional hearing delved into the specifics of just what and where these jobs were...

Sunday Soothing

When all that is needed is some quality chillaxin

"What it means to be loved"

Honoring God's gift We can not know his gracious plan Life is his to give! I can not but cry as this song unfolds.

In the state of their birth

~ With no expense spared ~ ~ all hands, all tactics, all means ~ ~ moribund its died ~ "The process of collective bargaining, as usually understood, cannot be transplanted into the public service," Roosevelt wrote in 1937 to the National...

Ella & Louis

A twosome we're unlikely to see the equivalent nor forget ever!

Keeping Life Rich!

Please watch the video of these hometown heroes I can't seem to embed from the site even though they provide a code [it doesn't seem to be compatible].  This is another in the continuing local series "Hometown Heroes". ...

INT WTF!?

I thought these people were ardently against the 'misuse' of animals!!!!                                                                                                          ...