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...all…it seems like such a monumental undertaking. I feel the same way, but refuse to give into my feelings. Instead I’ll submit that we should start by making those we elect follow the rules by which they were chosen to govern.
I really don’t get it. I don’t understand why the American people are not using their power to bring the government back under control. I don’t understand why most are still clinging to the two party system and seriously thinking either party really cares for them. I don’t understand why we all don’t rally around anyone that attempts to begin... (more)
President Obama: "Healthcare Not Fixed, But Better"
What you think USA?
According to Obama 7.1 Americans have signed up for Obamacare. Now I know this is a lie, don’t ask me how I know. I know MANY who pay the fine for not having insurance because it is cheaper to do so. America, what do you think about what I type below, direct quotes. I am not saying I believe or trust ok. PLEASE watch this America and you tell me, is he telling the truth or is it all a lie? Because the America I... (more)
Let me just say that I’m just as patriotic as any other American in this country. I was born here, live here...and as selfish as it may sound, put here first. That said, it’s almost impossible to go anywhere and not be inundated by news or personal opinions about current affairs when it comes to Syria.
It is a heinous crime to subject anyone to chemical warfare, be they your enemy or the citizens of your country. As an entity in power charged with the protection of your own people, such an act is particularly horrendous. The death of innocents, especially children, is reprehensible.... (more)
...directly associated with Christmas. Note, for example, Christmas carols, Christmas trees, mistletoe, holly wreaths and yule logs, all have pre-Christian origins.
Christmas Day is recognized as an official federal holiday by the United States government, yet many groups, such as the American Civil Liberties Union and Americans United for Separation of Church and State, argue that government-funded displays of Christmas imagery and traditions violate the U.S. Constitution, namely the First Amendment. This denies the establishment by Congress of a national religion.
...popularity of the high tech treasure hunt style game is in the acknowledgement from outside sources. last month Rand Mcnally provided some of that legitimization when it listed geocaching as one of the six categories for voting in it's 2013 Best of the Road search for the best small towns in America.
Best of the Road started in 2011, with an inhouse team traveling America and visiting small towns to evaluate them for the best small towns in a number of categories. The team visited towns, took pictures samples the local fare and interviewd the natives to make their judgement.... (more)
...in Teaneck, New Jersey. It was written a couple of years ago but is still very pertinent for today.
It is far and away the most succinct and thoughtful explanation of how our nation is changing. The article appeared in The Israel National News, and is directed to Jewish readership. 70% of American Jews vote as Democrats. The Rabbi has some interesting comments in that regard.
“The most charitable way of explaining the election results of 2012 is that Americans voted for the status quo – for the incumbent President and for a divided Congress. They must enjoy... (more)
This is the third article in my series of “Celebrating America’s Freedom.” I found some interesting facts on just4kidsmagazine.com that I thought would be fascinating to share with you. So, without further ado, here we go….
The Declaration of Independence is a document written by our Founding Fathers declaring America's independence. A committee of five men, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston were appointed to write the document. The first draft of the Declaration was written by Jefferson,... (more)
... idea; then I got nervous when I considered the consequences.
I have been a great fan of Mr. Friedman, reading most of his books and articles. I admire his travels through hostile regions of the world and his powers of observation. But our Tom tends to portray the world as flat, except in America. How much more of an incursion into the affairs of one’s neighbours would his proposed solution be? It conjures images of aircraft flying into foreign lands, dropping propaganda leaflets. Given the current open questions of whether drone attacks are acts of aggression on foreign soil, and... (more)
...Plant Council. Yes, I know, not much in the way of plot or human interest but – ask yourself – do the lower orders really need these things? They are just so unsettling for the humdrum, for those who aimed low in life and missed.
The new school curriculum for this brave new American world will come into force in 46 of the 50 states, making it compulsory that at least seventy per cent of the texts studied should be non-fiction. A new generation is to be raised on informational handbooks. It’s all part of a scheme to ensure that Americans are ready for the workplace,... (more)
I was merely eight-years-old when I first came to this country, a foreigner, born in Managua, Nicaragua. And though I was just a young child, I can remember hearing many wonderful things about this great nation. America is the land of opportunity! But America has let me down.
My husband and I got married in 1982, and we began our lives with high hopes and dreams for a fruitful future. We talked; we decided; and we divided our responsibilities as a young couple purposed for a family: he would bring home the bacon and I would temporarily give up my career to become a SAHM (stay-at-home-mom).... (more)