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My best friend has raised two wonderful boys whom we are very close to. James, the oldest son, is an officer in the Navy aboard the USS Hawes. I have known him since he was grade school, and even back then all he could talk about was wearing the uniform and joining the Navy. His ship is currentl...
The pep talk we need in the battle for the soul of America...
The amphitheater is an outdoor venue with approx. 3,500 fixed seats and 12,000 lawn seats. All seating is uncovered. Certain events will have a table and chair set up in place or in conjunction with the 3,500 fixed seats. They have recently launched a new website. Check often for schedule of upc...
This is one of the coolest things I've seen in a long time: movie footage of London shot in 1904. This clip is an excerpt from a 12-minute long video that was made as a travelogue to lure visitors from Australia. It is a fascinating and all too brief glimpse into the vibrant, teeming London of S...
I'm not an attorney, and I may be miss-interpreting this measure in the 700 billion bailout bill, but it seems if we just stop paying our mortgages, we have a chance to get a lower interest rate and/or a lower principle on our loan. It also looks like the government will now be in the buisness ...
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Don't laugh at my headline! The senate apparently think they need some bailin' out, too!! The Senate has added some goodies into the bailout bill they are currently debating and will vote on this evening. You can read the whole thing here. 700 billion just isn't enough.... You can find the p...
Ok, for sure this is photo shopped, but it's still pretty cool. What could the caption for this be? With all that is going on today, could the little guys in the boat represent us little tax payers and giant whale is....? Use your imagination and take your best shot!
Jeffrey A. Miron is senior lecturer in economics at Harvard University. A Libertarian, he was one of 166 academic economists who signed a letter to congressional leaders last week opposing the government bailout plan. Here is some excerpts from his take on the bailout: This bailout was a ter...