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545 people – Charley Reese’s last column

In Opinions on July 27, 2011 at 2:00 pm

For 30 years, until 2001, columnist Charley Reese wrote for the Orlando Sentinel. One of his columns, written in 1995, was entitled “Looking for someone to blame, Congress is a good place to start.” Since that time, others have “updated” or added to his original work. Here is the latest update sent to us in an email. Whenever we receive emails with messages as these, we like to verify them at snopes.com. Here is the snopes story on the Charley Reese story: http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/reese.asp.

Politicians are the only people in the world who create problems and then campaign against them. Have you ever wondered, if both the Democrats and the Republicans are against deficits, WHY do we have deficits?

Have you ever wondered, if all the politicians Read the rest of this entry »

today’s news … Wednesday, July 27

In Uncategorized on July 27, 2011 at 5:40 am

today’s news and information gleanings from here and there! Today’s Weather!   Today in History!

Quote for today“America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.” – Alexis de Toqueville

Reich: connect the dots

In Government, Opinions on July 27, 2011 at 5:39 am

Robert Reich was the Secretary of Labor during the Clinton administration; he knows whereof he speaks. He speaks here about the economic deficit in this country … in two minutes.

The twenty-second Amendment

In Government, History and Heritage, Treasures on July 27, 2011 at 4:35 am

PRESIDENTIAL TERM LIMITS

1. No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of the President more than once. But this Article shall not apply to any person holding the office of President, when this Article was proposed by the Congress, and shall not prevent any person who may be holding the office of President, or acting as President, during the term within which this Article becomes operative from holding the office of President or acting as President during the remainder of such term. Read the rest of this entry »

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