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ivan-g-goldman's picture
Feb.20.2011
“We’re broke.”   The House speaker says it, the Wisconsin governor says it. In fact, Republicans and their Blue Dog pals use these two words as an excuse for everything from depriving babies of their formula to punishing NPR for occasionally reporting facts. Once they get a slogan working for...
jason-williams's picture
Feb.19.2011
I have a largely fiscally conservative viewpoint.  I believe our willingness to grow government, cut tax revenues, and ignore the coming tidal wave of Social Security and Medicare costs has been a foolhardy course of action for years.  I am glad we are trying to discuss ways to fix this problem....
john-marquette's picture
May.04.2010
I spent some time this evening reviewing the semi-monthly check registers issued by the city for which I work.  It's generally boring, unless I find entries showing odd connections between projects paid for with city dollars managed by familiar names on what looks like (and I may be wrong) a no-bid...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Jan.26.2010
I have the good fortune of having a job, one that you might have read me complaining about.  Yes, teachers tend to bitch and moan, and some of the most arduous conversations I've ever been in have involved teachers bitching.  On and on we go, upset about the same things semester after semester. ...
john-braun's picture
Jul.21.2009
It's my wedding anniversary - (8 years! Happy Anniversary Sharon!) - and I'm SO glad I will out celebrating tonight because I would be annoyed if tonight was a stay at home and watch TV night. You see, apparently the Barack Obama Show is returning for a new episode tonight. That's right - he's...
sean-arbabi's picture
Jul.16.2009
This economic year is affecting everyone, not only in the U.S. and U.K., but as well around the globe. Budgets are tighter for companies small and large, resulting in less advertising, affecting ad agencies and magazines - this trickles down to photographers through fewer assignments, smaller stock...
john-braun's picture
Jun.29.2009
People of NJ: Over the next few months, Governor Jon Corzine will throw insane amounts of money into his re-election campaign. Sheep like Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen will stump for him. Joe Biden will show up in state, though he may not actually know where he is. Barack Obama will tell you what...
barry-eva's picture
Jun.04.2009
Part four of this five day blog to try and help authors and share some of the many things I’ve learned and wished I’d known before I started out on the published authors trail. VISIT: http://acrossthepond-storyheart.blogspot.com To read and I hope learn from today’s PART 5 of REVIEWS AND TIPS...
jodi-thompson's picture
Apr.30.2009
Today was the deadline, according to our bylaws, to get the board-approved budget out to congregational members before our annual meeting in May. I'm the president of my church's board of trustees so it fell on me to get the dang thing in the mail by 5 p.m. And the board members knew this. We met...
edmund-jenks's picture
Mar.02.2009
Rush Limbaugh speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference - Image Credit: MSNBC screen shot Let’s Talk About Failure – Honestly Over the weekend, there was a lot of talk about Rush Limbaugh and his stated desire for President Barack Obama to fail. Rahm Emmanual, Chuck Todd, even some...