Monthly Archives: August 2011

Common Sense for the Rest of Us

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Common Sense for 47% of the United States

Our elected officials believe the key to their continued re-election is the 47% of the poplulation which currently pay no taxes. The following parody may make light of this practice but the 53% (and shrinking) of the people who are … Continue reading

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A Veteran’s Story

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The Cherokee County 912 Project sponsored a town hall with local North Carolina elected officials on August 25th, 2011. The following video from Dirk Epperly shows how our government treats our veterans. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDuFQhwb8hU The GI Bill has a time limit … Continue reading

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Is the Fourth Reich About to Fall?

Germany now controls the European Union. For the past two months, Germany and France have been holding meetings to determine the details for the fiscal stability of the EU. Once France’s banking exposure became public knowledge, their credit rating was … Continue reading

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It’s not just the economy and jobs, it’s about foreign policy

While others argue over the Obama Administration’s lack of success on the economy and jobs, I would argue its biggest failing is a cogent foreign policy.  The crumbling of the economy of Greece followed by the shakiness of Spain is … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Freedom Slip Away

In 1938, Adolf Hitler was chosen as Time Magazine’s man of the year. The following first person account of life under Hitler’s Fascism in Austria was first published in 2009. If people knew history, we would not be doomed to repeat … Continue reading

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Glenn Beck – Courage …

If you haven’t subscribed to www.gbtv.com yet, spend the $5 and watch the archive of Glenn’s four day event in Israel. From the introduction to the last segment: Courage To Stand In Israel, there is more courage in one square … Continue reading

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Communist-created Statue to Honor King

…the last thing the administration needs is a controversy over the “Made in China” label for the 30-foot structure. But the shocking truth, known for many years, is beginning to be picked up by some media outlets as the special … Continue reading

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Press 2 for Arabic

The proud state of Michigan has expanded its services to include their large population of Muslims. Their Department of Human Services now offers three options: • Food Assistance Date Change Letter — English • Food Assistance Date Change Letter — … Continue reading

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Moody’s Credit Ratings Are Hypocritical

Moody’s downgraded Japan’s credit rating citing weak future economic growth and the ability to pay down its huge debt. Based on this analysis, Moody’s credit analysis is either hypocritical or is based on personal interests. Standard & Poor’s downgraded the … Continue reading

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This Is Not Representative Government

Here is the list of North Carolina’s US House of Representatives showing the ten out of thirteen “representatives” who did not hold a town hall during the summer recess. Most disappointing of all was Renee Ellmers’ last minute cancellation to … Continue reading

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The Gas Chambers Are Ready

The demonstrations today in Cairo show a stark contrast to the new Egyptian awakening portrayed by our leaders. As the Israeli flag was burned, swastikas were held next to signs stating  “The Gas Chambers Are Ready”. The sides are being … Continue reading

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FCC Officially Kills Fairness Doctrine

The last nail was finally driven into the Fairness Doctrine’s coffin when the FCC eliminated more than 80 media industry rules, ending the obsolete post WWII-era regulation. The doctrine, that sought to ensure inclusiveness of different viewpoints broadcast on the … Continue reading

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All US Mint Numismatic Gold Coins Suspended

Monday, August 22, 2011 All US Mint Numismatic Gold Coins Suspended Posted by Mint News Blog | Filed Under: US Mint This morning the US Mint has suspended sales of all remaining numismatic gold coin offerings. The move comes as … Continue reading

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Japanese Prime Minister to Fall on His Sword

The prime minister of Japan has announced his intention to resign on August 30, 2011. The problems with the current valuation of the yen and the third budget increase for the current fiscal year were insurmountable political issues for Mr. … Continue reading

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