Category Archives: government

The Secret Service Scandal

What do you think of this? Do you think these men should lose their jobs? Does it anger you? Repulse you? Embarrass you? What?

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Newborn DNA Storage

Have any of you been following this whole “newborn DNA storage” stuff? On Wed we got the news that the “Court Backs Families In Handling Of Newborn Blood.” First of all, I’m another person who didn’t know this was happening. I … Continue reading

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You know, I’m not even sure I understand what all these people are protesting. In general, I don’t go for protesting. I think there are better ways to get your point across and tend to think peoples feeling get the … Continue reading

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Would you use the word “Corrupt?”

Almost half of US voters think Congress is corrupt, and 85% believe Congressmen are more interested in helping their own careers, than other people. Would you use the loaded word ‘corrupt,’ to describe the majority of politicians, or could it … Continue reading

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So, how do you feel about this?

To contend with the Medicaid costs, AZ Gov. Brewer is proposing a “penalty and incentive strategy,” that would impose a $50 fee on smokers, and a similar fine on obese people. Do you think this will encourage people to “take … Continue reading

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Don’t Have Sex, Here’s a Condom

Am I really that naïve? Is it really so unreasonable to expect kids to hold off sex until they’re at least 16? Philadelphia thinks that I am. And so do a lot of commenters. Here’s my issue. The City of … Continue reading

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Trouble in Wisconsin…how do you weigh in?

I don’t want to get all “political” on anyone or start a big war. Let’s even leave politics out of it. How do you feel about what’s going on in Wisconsin with the rioting and the senators all leaving the state to avoid voting … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, choices, democrats, fighting, government, kids, laws, loyalty, opinions, people, republicans, responsibility, school, teachers, things, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

What do you think?

Good Question. What do you think guys?

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What do you guys think?

Okay you guys. Here’s another one open for discussion. What do you think?

Posted in childhood, children, embarassing, emotions, government, healthy, humiliate, kids, overweight, people, privacy, school, self esteem, teachers, things, unhealthy | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

More than just a Question of the day

I’ve been hearing all this talk just like I’m sure you have about the why’s of the Arizona shootings. I’ve been hearing about the “blame” many feel towards Jared Loughner’s parent’s and I’ve been hearing once again “let’s blame the guns” … Continue reading

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Do Benefits Keep People From Working?

This Good Question could cause debate and really, there’s not a whole lot I’m going to say about it personally because I’ve know people who’ve gotten laid off and really taken advantage of it and I’m not willing to take the risk … Continue reading

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A Cheesy Dilemma

Here are some truths: 1.  Domino’s Pizza is bad pizza.  It’s the pizza that you get when you’re in college and all you can afford is cardboard with some cheese sprinkled on top.  I say this with all the authority … Continue reading

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Would it stop you?

I know that we have at least one ex-smoker on this blog, and one person who has never, ever tried a cigarette.  And likely, everyone else falls somewhere on that scale, since statistics tell us that 1 in 5 adults … Continue reading

Posted in addictions, adulthood, adults, arguments, behavior, choices, cigarettes, dangers, gimmicks, government, health, lifestyles, opinions, overbearing, problems, questions, scare, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 32 Comments

Showing ID to vote

I may be a day late and a dollar short but that this is a hot button is sure news to me. I don’t mean to start any political arguments but I just want to ask one question. How many … Continue reading

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Law curbs McDonald’s Happy Meal toys

When I heard about this I knew I wanted to talk about it and when I read the article I knew I couldn’t improve it so I’m going to just put it here. “LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – San Francisco has … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, children, eat, eating, eating habits, eating out, fast food, food, government, kids, laws, mcdonald's, parent's, people, things, toys | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 37 Comments

Gotta Pay to Play

This story is sad and appalling.  Gene Cranick lives in rural Tennessee, where there is no fire protection district, like many of us are accustomed to.  His taxes do not go to support the closest fire department, but that department … Continue reading

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A Presidential Quandary

What do you think of the “New” Oval Office? It is the President’s prerogative to redecorate ‘his’ office, and it’s pretty common occurrence.  Each president is entitled to put his stamp on the room where he will be working, where … Continue reading

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It’s about being neighborly

There are so many issues surrounding the proposed Community Center/Mosque, called “Cordoba House” near Ground Zero that I don’t know where to start. A list seems like a good idea, as the issues pop to mind: It’s very close to … Continue reading

Posted in America, arguments, beliefs, choices, cultures, differences, discrimination, disrespect, government, laws, life, lifestyles, memories, neighbors, news, opinions, Political Correctness, politics, private property, questions, relationships, religion, respect, responsibility, rights, traditions | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

It’s for the Children

This just blows my mind. I cannot wrap my head around this.  My first reaction to this woman (after making fun of her pronunciation of “cheeuldrun”) was to yell, “GO TO THE LIBRARY, YOU MORON!!!” At that point, Steve left … Continue reading

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Jesse Ventura. What do you think?

Ah, Jesse Ventura. Former Governor of uh, um…….my state of Minnesota! Is this guy a kook or what? I mean really. Have any of you heard him talk about his new book? “American Conspiracies: Lies, Lies and More Dirty Lies the Government Tells Us.” He was … Continue reading

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No Mail On Saturdays?

This was on “Inside The Box” one night last week. What do you think? “Getting mail delivered to your home on Saturday may soon be a thing of the past, as the U.S. Postal Service looks for ways to cut … Continue reading

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1907 PHOTO

The year is 1907, one hundred-two years ago. READ PRINT UNDER PICTURE! Theodore Roosevelt’s ideas on Immigrants and being an AMERICAN in 1907. ‘In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith … Continue reading

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Lucy VanPelt Gets Her Wish

Oh, for the love of all that is holy. This is preposterous. For those of you who don’t want to link over…  A town in England – Poole, Dorset, to be exact – has erected a giant concrete cone covered … Continue reading

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White house party crashers

I’m sorry if you’re sick of the subject but it’s just not going away. It was on every single news broadcast that I watched today. Not even just news shows but shows like The View were talking about this today … Continue reading

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White House and Fox News in fisticuffs….

I haven’t really been paying a whole lot of attention to the “feud” between the White House and Fox News. I don’t watch this news channel unless my brother is here. I did watch Glen Beck now and then during … Continue reading

Posted in behavior, choices, differences, fears, feelings, fighting, fox news, glen beck, government, life, obama, opinions, people, politics, presidents, problems, things, today's times, tv | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments