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An accountability test?

Blogging will be light for me [Skip] over the next few weeks as I am diving back into more of the technical matters of both ‘Groks and to help getting live streaming working for Meet The New Press.  In the mean time, think about this: "Like a lot of folks in this state I have …

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Does he wear a tinfoil hat to prevent “them” from reading his brain waves?

Is it any wonder that the devastated city of New Orleans is still a mess? Is it really George Bush’s fault, or might it be possible that the hapless city’s Mayor Ray Nagin is the cause? And when you consider that the city’s voters reelected him, should we have a whole lot of sympathy? Consider …

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Just say “No!” (to the United Way)

As if a person needed another reason to tell the United Way to "stick it" when they come calling… . Consider this little piece of news about United Way activities. Not content with bullying Boy Scouts, enticing companies to "shake down" their employees, paying exhorbitant executive salaries, and otherwise putting long-time charities out of business, now …

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An entitlement parsonage?

(H/T: Lucianne.com) The New Orlean Times-Picayune has a story about a 23 year old single mom who appeared on the Oprah show, destitute from Katrina.  A church in the Chicago area offered her their parsonage for free for her and her two daughters and son (now 5, 1, and 4 months). and she moved into …

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