I’ll be sepending tomorrow with family so I’d like to take a moment to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving… To every Soldier, Sailor, Airman and Marine: Thank You and God Bless You. A Cowboy’s Thanksgiving Prayer By Steve Lucas Dear Lord, I’m mighty thankful for all the things you give. I’m thankful for stars […]
Archives for November 2008
Holman W. Jenkins Jr. has an excellent Op Ed piece in today’s Wall Street Journal. Mr. Jenkins ask the one question that no one Congress dares ask… Why is it Ford and GM can build viable auto businesses all over the world but not in North America? A Car Wreck Made in Washington Can Democrats […]
“The deadliest weapon in the world is a Marine and his rifle!” – General “Black Jack” Pershing, USA I’ve seen this story on several blogs recently, it was first published on Marines.mil on November 16. Marines’ heroic actions at Shewan leave more than 50 insurgents dead, several wounded By Cpl. James M. Mercure USMC, 2nd Battalion […]
Alex Eckelberry has the details. After 4 years and 2 months, Julie Amero is now free. You’ll recall that Julie Amero was convicted of 4 felony counts, each count carrying a maximum of 10 years, for exposing school children to pornography. The reality is that Julie, a 40–year old, pregnant substitute teacher, found herself in […]
That’s gonna leave mark! From Examiner.com: RALEIGH, N.C. – Stopped. Cold turkey. North Carolina authorities say a shopper clubbed an alleged carjacker with a frozen turkey as he tried to steal a woman’s car in a grocery store parking lot Sunday. Police say 30-year-old Fred Louis Ervin of Raleigh stole money from a gas station […]
I’m at a loss for words here… From the AP via Michelle Malkin: President Bush argued Monday that the government’s dramatic rescue of Citigroup was necessary to “safeguard the financial system” and help the economy recover, and he said there could be more such moves if other institutions need help. Bush said he approved the […]
From the Wall Street Journal: The federal government agreed Sunday to take unprecedented steps to stabilize Citigroup by moving to guarantee close to $300 billion in troubled assets weighing on the bank’s books. Treasury has agreed to inject an additional $20 billion in capital into Citigroup under terms of the deal hashed out between the […]
Continuing with my catching up on things theme here… It looks like the race for RNC Chair has tightened a little more. I mentioned a few days ago that former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s bid for appeared to be losing steam and now comes word that Fred Thompson is dropping out of the race in […]
I’ve been a little out of pocket over the last couple of days so guess you could say I’m playing a bit of catchup with this post. I suspect most of you read Newt Gingrich’s Wall Street Journal Op Ed on middle class tax cuts: Let’s Have a Real Middle-Class Tax Cut Obama’s tax credits […]
Hey Gang, I need some advice. I’m starting to think about my Christmas shopping and I’m having a tough time coming up with gift ideas for my niece (age 10) and my nephew (age 8). Part of my quandary comes from the fact that they have damn near everything now. It anyone has any suggestions […]
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has a must read Op Ed on troubles facing Chrysler, Ford and GM in today’s New York Times. Let Detroit Go Bankrupt By Mitt Romney, New York Times Op-Ed, Wednesday, November 18, 2008 Boston IF General Motors, Ford and Chrysler get the bailout that their chief executives asked for yesterday, […]
It’s over. Alaska Senator Ted Steven has lost his re-election bid… Steven’s was defeated by Democrat Mark Begich after being convicted on corruption charges in October. Hey Ted, thanks for the memories Now just go… and good riddance.
My musical tastes are eclectic to say the least… You’ll find everything from Aaron Tippin to Winton Marsalis and Pete Fountain on my iPod. One of my favorite albums is “Through the Fire” from an incredibly soulful R&B singer named Shay Dillon. Check her out at ShayDillon.com or on MySpace.
The headline may be a little misleading but the article is worth reading: Union Workers at Big Three Automakers Average $73 an Hour By Pete Winn, Senior Writer/Editor, CNSNews.com, Tuesday, November 18, 2008 Economists in Michigan, the long-time home of the auto industry, say they don’t support the proposed multi-billion dollar bailout of Big Three […]
The Washington Times is reporting that former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s bid to be the next RNC chairman may be losing steam. From the Washington Times: GOP governors and state party chairmen say former House Speaker Newt Gingrich will be a leading Republican spokesman but not as its national chairman, a post likely to be […]