Archive for April, 2010

YES, “We noticed.”

Friday, April 23rd, 2010
Preface: This came in by email as most of the things on the site. I have not checked on the accuracy of the statement as to the author. I publish this because it does reflect the feeling of a portion of Americans at this time. Update: I was checking my server logs and found a Google search looking for information on if Sherry Hackett was still alive. Read The Post [...]

Plastic Bags Banned in Ajman

Saturday, April 17th, 2010
The emirate of Ajman, which is the first emirate in the United Arab Emirates, is doing its bit for the environment by imposing a ban on plastic bags within its borders This is one of the seven emirates, and the first to take such action so far Read The Post [...]

Poland U-turn on Plastic Bag Tax

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010
In December 2009 Poland announced that it would be looking to increase the tax on plastic bags in order to change the views of the consumer to start reusing bags In January 2010, however, Poland has decided to back out of their promise of raising tax causing outrage within many green and pro-recycling activists Read The Post [...]

Early Sword History – Bronze and Iron Ages

Wednesday, April 14th, 2010
The development of the long edged weapon known as the sword was already well underway by the Bronze Age In fact, rudimentary swords were developed even before metals, though of course these had very crude blades (made of flint, bone, or similar materials) and were not nearly as sharp as any metal weapons that would follow them Read The Post [...]

Humbling America

Friday, April 9th, 2010
by Gene Lalor In a forthright and unsettling piece on CNS.com, Ben Shapiro writes of "Obama's Plan to Humble America" in which he compares the president's machinations with "gargantuan" domestic expenditures coupled with equally expensive wars to LBJ's vain efforts to provide America with "Guns and Butter." The guns were intended to win the war Read The Post [...]

Logical Response from A Member of Congres…

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
A VERY GOOD EXAMPLE OF THE KIND OF REPRESENTATION WE HAVE IN CONGRESS: (You may fill in the blanks with the name of most any member of our current crop.) A noted psychiatrist was a guest speaker at an academic function where a congressional leader happened to appear. The Congressional member took the opportunity to schmooze the good doctor Read The Post [...]

A Picture is Worth a Trillion ($) Words……..

Monday, April 5th, 2010
Should we buy them larger screen computers - or - a ticket home, permanently? This is one of their THREE DAY WORK WEEKS that we all pay for.  I am ready to start from the beginning by voting out all elected officials and not letting any of them stay in office for more than two terms.  No more lifelong healthcare, retirement, voting in their own Read The Post [...]

MISS THIS GUY YET?

Monday, April 5th, 2010
"Socialism  only works in two places: Heaven where they  don't need it and hell where they already have  it." -  Ronald Reagan 'Here's  my strategy on the Cold War:   We  win, they lose.' -  Ronald Reagan 'The  most terrifying words in the English language  are: I'm from the government and I'm here to  help.' -Ronald  Reagan 'The  Read The Post [...]