Archive for August, 2011

Lawsuits In The U.S.

August 31, 2011
Lawsuits In The U.S.

According to the latest BLS national wage estimate through May 2010, the mean annual salary for lawyers was around  $129,440, which partly accounts for the fact that the U.S. has one of the highest number of lawyers per capita in the world. Based on data from the American Bar Association, there are over 1.2 million lawyers in the United […]

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Hurricane Irene, Tempest from the Tea Party?

August 31, 2011
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Tuesday  in the Washington Post, Dana Milbank praised federal agencies FEMA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for their performances during the recent storm, implying that the difference between Hurricanes Katrina and Irene was the robust intervention of the federal government under Barack Obama, and that those dastardly Tea Partiers are conspiring to leave […]

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From Tea Party to Tea Party

August 30, 2011
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Mather ,Byles a little known colonist from Massachusetts is known for the statement he made in supporting the King of England during the Revolution, “Which is better – to be ruled by one tyrant three thousand miles away, or by three thousand tyrants one mile away.” Considering the current state of affairs in this state and […]

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Americas Legacy of Death

August 30, 2011
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Coal has been used by man to keep warm since the early bronze age. It was used by the Native Americans as early as the 1300′s as a fuel to cook with, to heat their homes and was even used in the clay pots they made. Coal fueled the Industrial Revolution with a cheap source […]

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Posted in Conservative, Domestic Policy, Economy, Ira Schwartz | 3 Comments »

Doublethink Wikipedia

August 29, 2011
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In 1949, George Orwell wrote in Nineteen Eight-Four the following profound statement: And if all others accepted the lie which the Party imposed – if all records told the same tale — then the lie passed into history and became truth. ‘Who controls the past,’ ran the Party slogan, ‘controls the future: who controls the […]

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“The Help” Fair and Balanced

August 29, 2011
Skeeter with Minnie and Abileen

Well guys, I’m glad to be back from three weeks of traveling.  First I was on vacation in Thailand.  While there, I thought I was going to be able to write a lot except that for four of my eight days there, I was on Koh Ngai, a tropical island in the Andaman Sea.  Unfortunately, […]

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Sweet Corn and Sweethearts

August 28, 2011
Frank Cervone Wheelchair

This was a week for sweet corn and sweethearts.  I’m sure that doesn’t make much sense to you but hopefully by the end of this story, you will understand. Every year Fairborn has a sweet corn festival.  This year we celebrated 30 years.  It is sponsored by the Fairborn Art Association and the Fairborn Lion’s […]

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Barry to Warren: “If Loving You is Wrong, I Don’t Wanna Be Right.”

August 27, 2011
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In the week since I posted my paean to the burgeoning love affair between our socialist president and the capitalist investor, a series of developments seems to indicate that the unlikely lovebirds have taken their relationship to the next level. Perhaps the white collar crime felony level. Now I’ll admit, all I know about insider […]

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Hurricane Irene Poised to Slam into the Atlantic Seaboard

August 26, 2011
Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene, this seasons 9th storm, sets to make landfall sometime late tonight or early tomorrow morning somewhere along the Virginia or South Carolina coast. Already rain from its outer bands began falling along the North and South Carolina coast with Swells and 6- to 9-foot waves were reported along the Outer Banks.  Thousands had […]

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Courage Conquered by Fear?

August 26, 2011
Howard Beale

“Light travels faster than sound. That is why some people appear bright until you hear them.” Spread more light, less heat.” And we discourage the needed but uncomfortable wisdom. “Mea maxima culpa.” If the national debt itself does not stimulate you to react empathetically to “In one impassioned diatribe, embracing Howard Beale (Network) as he […]

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