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[21 Dec 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Askcherlock Wishes You Happy Holidays!

This time of year is filled with so many emotions. The happiness of being with friends and family makes all the necessary work a labor of love. We at Askcherlock have much for which we are grateful. After some serious health scares that turned out to be all right, we are thankful for good health, and send prayers and good wishes to those whose health may not be good. Please know you are in our thoughts.
We have met new people through this blog and other blogging venues. I hold each …

Featured, Politics, War &raquo

[19 Dec 2011 | 4 Comments | ]
The Lessons in Leaving Iraq

Over the last week the U.S. military officially pulled out of Iraq after almost ten years of war and occupation.  The last of the remaining combat troops and equipment were moved across the border to Kuwait, and loaded on board vessels for the trip home to America.  There were no triumphant  speeches from American politicians, nor were there jubilant celebrations by the military for their great sacrifices and accomplishments.   However, in a dusty corner of a soon-to-be abandoned air base, the U.S. Secretary of Defense, along with a few Generals …

Featured, Humor, Politics &raquo

[17 Dec 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Stocking-Stuffers for Grinches and Biotches

I am almost done wrapping Christmas gifts, so the only thing left to do is fill the Christmas stockings, virtual ones that is. Help me check my list and feel free to add or subtract if you like.
Newt Gingrich: Funny how that last name so resembles the name “Grinch.” Because Newt is such a war-monger, he gets a tiny GI Joe and some plastic tanks to play with. Maybe that will keep him from starting a nuclear war.
Mitt Romney: Mitt gets a pair of yellow flip-flops!
Michelle Bachmann: Any woman who …

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