Category Archive: United States

Discussions about national events

Jul 10

YouCut: You Can Make a Difference

Around Memorial Day, Congressman Eric Cantor (R-VA) along with several other Republican Members of Congress introduced a new program.  Under his Republican Whip website, this program, YouCut was launched.  The concept is simple, take 5 ideas for cost savings and allow citizens to vote for the one they strongly believe should be cut.  Each week, …

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Jul 04

Happy Birthday America!

We the people of the United States of America are proud to be a soverign nation, guided by God to pursue our unalienable rights that he has bestowed upon us. And now for a reason not to forget what this Country’s about, then listen to the late Red Skelton describe the “Pledge of Allegiance” from …

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Jul 05

Independence Day

Happy 232nd Birthday America!  As I write this, I am recently back from the “Freedom over Texas” display in Downtown Houston.  While I’ve never attended the actual events at Eleanor Tinsley Park, I can take in the fireworks from a nearby venue that’s within walking distance of my apartment. This was the first time in …

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Apr 23

The 2006 Energy Crisis – Short Term fixes

Editor’s note – this is the first of a multi-part series on the current energy crisis.  In coming weeks, I will take a look at the longer terms and what should be done. The American Economy is in crisis. Gasoline prices have increased by $0.42 nationally in the past month (March 23, 2006 – April 23, …

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