Alex P. Keaton on taxes and being a Republican. Too cute: (Video)
Hey - Any New York Republican’s out there?? Follow me so I can follow you back!
** Also - how cool is this elephant?? I want one. **
So let me offer some general ruminations on why Mitt Romney is losing his race for the presidency despite the structural problems, like long-term high unemployment rates, with President Obama’s re-election bid.
1. Incumbency. The simple fact is that most presidents who seek reelection win…
A Utah man and his ghost town: a love story: For 20 years, Roy Pogue has owned these 700 dry acres, including the long-abandoned hamlet of Woodside. “It’s the closest thing to real freedom I’ve ever known.” But it’s going up for sale.
Over the years, he made ends meet by ranching, farming (yes, farming) and running his gas station. And for a long time he made it work. For 70 miles along isolated U.S. Route 6, between the towns of Price and Green River, it’s been just Pogue and a herd of free-range llamas.
A herd of free-range llamas. Free-range llamas.
This Pogue fella sounds kind of great.
Once a French company arrived asking permission to film a lingerie ad featuring a bevy of young models. Pogue was suspicious. “Those girls just didn’t look old enough to dress like that,” he said. “But they all turned out to be legal. I guess I don’t know how old young people are anymore.”
Photo: Roy Pogue has owned the town of Woodside, Utah, for 20 years. Now he’s putting all 700 dusty acres up for sale. Credit: Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times
An ancient archeological site in Afghanistan could soon be destroyed in the name of economic profit. The site at Mes Aynak, in Afghanistan’s Logar Province, is home to 5th-century Buddhist monasteries, temples and other relics, but also sits on one of the largest copper deposits in the world. A Chinese government-backed company, keen to develop the world’s second largest copper mine, discovered the ruins when they began excavating the site in 2010.
Presidential Proclamation 94 of September 24, 1862, by President Abraham Lincoln suspending the writ of Habeas Corpus.
There are some pretty creatives ideas in this article. Definitely worth a read. I’ll add “Sell Your Old Electronics” to the list.
What are some ideas you’ve come up with to round up some extra cash?
William F. Buckley Jr. and David Susskind on Media Bias
Politics stops at the water’s edge… or the West Wing’s Edge
- College Republicans
I just won and was elected to President of NEC College Republicans.
A female, freshman president of a republican organization.
I’m so excited!
- “The things that will destroy America are prosperity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety-first instead of duty-first, the love of soft living,...”
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- Twitter: Mitt Romney's speech gets more tweets per minute than Pres. Obama's state of the union speech
Go figure. lol