Category Archives: Americana

Discussions of all things American.

December Jobs report : 9.4% unemployment


The federal government reported that December’s number of first time claims for unemployment compensation dropped to 9.4% from November’s report of 9.8%.  The feds jumped on the news, saying that the reduction is a sign of an improving jobs picture and … Continue reading

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Do you ever wish they would just . . . stop?


Do you ever feel like they’re not giving you the whole story?  And . . . do you ever feel like there is more than what meets the eye?  And . . . do you ever get that cold little … Continue reading

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Time Machine:2011


So . . . we made it to 2011.  Last night’s big parties and wild celebrations are still banging inside the heads and boiling inside the upset tummies of all the over-indulgers.  Happy Freakin New Year . . . So … Continue reading

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Happy New Year


“May God grant you always . . . A sunbeam to warm you, a moonbeam to charm you, a sheltering Angel so nothing can harm you.  Laughter to cheer you.  Faithful friends near you.  And whenever you pray, Heaven to … Continue reading

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Rewind:2010


Disasters and triumphs of 2010   Disaster #1:  BP and the Gulf oil spill.  Taking a look back at what happened in 2010, it would be hard to not see this one on top as the biggest disaster story of the year.  … Continue reading

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Slow down, relax . . .


What the heck is going on?  The CNN headline, “Nearly 10,000 flights canceled since holiday blizzard began”, is but a precursor to the cataclysmic sounding article that followed.  The CBS article headlined, “Mayor: Roads May Be Plowed By Wednesday Night … Maybe”, then … Continue reading

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Wait a minute Mr. President O-Rama, what about Festivus?


In keeping with his multi-cultural image, our Apologizer in Chief and the (s)love(n)ly Queen Michelle sent their warmest “Kwanzaa” greetings out from their vacation fortress on the day after Christmas, December 26th.  Here it is, take a read: “Michelle and I … Continue reading

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Is the sky is falling yet?


The short answer is, “No, not quite yet but it’s definitely sprung a leak.” Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK), in a Sunday morning interview on Fox News said that the United States could be well on the road to seeing austerity measures … Continue reading

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Sunday morning joy


An amazing and powerful choice for this day after Christmas Sunday morning joy.  Enjoy . . .

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Merry Christmas bits and pieces . . .


My hopes are that you will find the great gift of everlasting life that God has given us and that your lives are blessed with loving spouses, laughing children, countless friends, bountiful tables, wondrous health and endless joy.  Peace, love, hope … Continue reading

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