Here’s Your Hope and CHANGE…

How do you like it now??? Item January 2009 TODAY % chg Src Avg.. Retail price/gallon gas in U.S. $1.83 $3.85 79.6% 1 Crude oil, European Brent (barrel) $43 $105 147.7% 2 Crude oil, West TX Inter. (barrel) $38..74 $108 … Continue reading

Armed Forces Day…

President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country. On 31 Aug 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson … Continue reading

Gen McChrystal cleared of Violations…

Interestingly enough, from ABC news…A military investigation has cleared Gen. Stanley McChrystal and his staff of violating military policy in their interactions with a Rolling Stone reporter. The ensuing article, portrayed General and staff frustrated with Washington policymakers and disrespectful … Continue reading

Veteran’s Golf Course…

Fantastic idea, and it’s truly nice to see that people like Jack Nicklaus are supporting it…And they have made accomodations with the specialized carts, and actually planned the course where it can be used by the folks, including driving on … Continue reading

Lest We Forget…

A Must Read before we go into the Holidays with OUR families: God (or your deity of choice) bless all our Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines. On Nov 13, 2010 Lt General John Kelly, USMC gave a speech to the … Continue reading

Veterans’ Day…

If you know a veteran, please thank them today for their service. If you don’t, please take a minute and say a prayer for all the veterans who didn’t come home… To all my friends who served, a toast- “Absent … Continue reading

Tom McClintock Responds To Caldron Speech…

You’ve gotta appreciate this for a couple of reasons, one- McClintock is from Kalifornia; two- He lays it out and doesn’t pull any punches!!! It’s also interesting that there was NO response to his speech on the floor… … Continue reading

Memorial Day 2010…

As we celebrate our 142nd Memorial Day, please take a moment and remember those who gave all for our great country… ETERNAL REST GRANT THEM O LORD, AND LET PERPETUAL LIGHT SHINE UPON THEM. … Continue reading