Category Archive: The President

Discussions of activities of the President and/or Vice President

Jul 31

As expected…

The President and Congress has reached a reported deal to raise the debt limit, with some spending reductions over the next decade. Of course, they promise the cuts, and establishes yet another commission to produce a report (which they have to approve their recommended cuts) before a long-term debt limit increase will go into effect.

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Jul 22

For goodness sakes, it’s a debt limit, not a default…

It seems like every day I turn on the TV and some other talking head from Washington is talking about the impending “default” by not raising the debt ceiling. To you and me, the debt ceiling is the credit limit on our credit cards.  Once we reach our limit, we have to stop borrowing – we …

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May 16

Donald Trump: I will not run for President

The Associated Press and CNN just broke news that Donald Trump will not run for the GOP nomination for President. He joins Mike Huckabee in deciding that television is a better place to get their message out.

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May 01

Osama bin Laden Killed

Osama bin Laden

It’s about time… This man has been a thorn in the United States’ side for way too long.  I doubt where he’s going he will find 72 virgins.

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Apr 14

TSA Does it again!

Less than a week after I first opined (and the TSA and family weighed in) on the TSA’s use of enhanced pat-down on a 6-year-old girl, new video has surfaced from Portland, Oregon, showing a similar incident with an 8-year-old boy. Seattle’s KING-5 has the story (from YouTube, story not on KING-5 Website):

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Feb 06

Happy Birthday Ronald Reagan!

Ronald Reagan was born 100 years ago today. Most of my school years was with him as President, with George H. W. Bush elected during my Senior year. In studying the Presidents of the United States, Reagan was likely the most influential of the 20th Century.  The four Presidents that have followed have not been able to …

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Sep 08

Video: I Want Your Money

This came across in a recent post from American Solutions: I suspect it might give me good reason to go to the movies October 15th. See more at: IWantYourMoney.net

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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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