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Month: January 2009

Collapse of the Government of Iceland

Yesterday, the government of Iceland collapsed.  This collapse was caused by the “global financial crises”.  In 2007 and 2008, Iceland was ranked by the UN as the “most developed country” in the world.  Now?  Not so good. 

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Why fund the "Mexico City Policy"?

Yesterday, President Barack Obama signed an executive order overturning the “Mexico City Policy” which prohibited Federal money (ie tax payers money) from being used to fund international groups the provide or promote abortions.  Let’s ignore for a moment all of our personal thoughts about abortion.  If we are truly in the “worst economy since the […]

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Bush commutes sentences of former Border Patrol agents

Yesterday, President George W. Bush, on his last full day in office, finally commuted the prison sentences of Ignacio Ramos and Jose Compean.  They will be released on March 30, 2009. You can read more at http://www.cnn.com/2009/POLITICS/01/19/bush.commute/index.html I’ve been calling on President Bush do to this and am glad that finally did.

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Dave Barry reviews the year's news

Bailing out 2008: Dave Barry reviews the year’s news By Dave Barry Published: December 30, 2008 at MiamiHerald.com How weird a year was it? Here’s how weird: O.J. actually got convicted of something. Gasoline hit $4 a gallon — and those were the good times. On several occasions, “Saturday Night Live” was funny. There were […]

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Quote of the Moment

“To day arrangements were made to have the ward visited to see that all the brethren had one years supply of grain on hand.” Journal of Andrew J. Allen 11 October 1863, page 24 (as found on RussPage.net)

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