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[17 Sep 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Snark Fest! News and Blues

Death Penalty: Rick Perry is now a front runner for the GOP presidential nomination. He has carried out 234 death penalty executions in the state of Texas and leads the pack for “hang ‘em high” justice. Now the life of Duane Edward Buck is on the line. His trial was tainted by racial innuendos and he is on Texas death row with the clock ticking in last minute appeals. If you have read this blog for any length of time, you know that I abhor the death penalty as being …

News &raquo

[19 Jul 2011 | 10 Comments | ]
Murdoch In The First

We all know that there is much trepidation about being a whistleblower. The laws in the States seem full of loopholes. The employer can claim there were false allegations and in turn, sue the whistleblower, or find some inane reason to fire the person. I do not know what the laws are in the U.K., but 47 year old Sean Hoare, former British reporter for News of the World (owned by Rupert Murdoch) was found dead in his Watford, Hertfordshire flat yesterday. He had spent the past few weeks in …

Economics, News &raquo

[2 Jan 2009 | One Comment | ]

Well, New Year’s Day has come and gone, and America is headed into 2009 with certain feelings of trepidation and anxiety; and it’s no wonder.  The prior year (not to be mentioned out loud) left us all with a sense of helplessness; we were helpless to prevent the economy from crashing down around us, helpless to stem the tide of World-wide Islamo-fascism, helpless to make a dent in the National Debt, and helpless to stop the crime rate in our major cities from climbing ever higher.  It was a year when …

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