Month: November 2012


Originally posted on cadesertvoice:
  President Obama fired the opening salvo on Thursday…   In negotiations over the so-called “fiscal cliff.” In a plan presented to Republicans by Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, the President is asking for $1.6 trillion in new revenue by letting the Bush tax cuts…


Originally posted on As My World Turns:
SECRET SERVICE SAYS THE NUMBER OF THREATS AGAINST THE PRESIDENT IS OVERWHELMING President Barack Obama is the target of more than 30 potential death threats a day and is being protected by an increasingly over-stretched Secret Service. He is the most…

Friday’s Potpourri


By Jueseppi B.         Statements and Releases   November 29, 2012 Readout of the President’s Lunch with Governor Romney     November 29, 2012 Readout of the President’s Phone Call with President Sebastián Piñera of Chile     November 29, 2012 Statement by the President […]


Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
This information is vital when debating right-wingers who blame a large part of the deficit on Social Security… The Washington Post Fact Checker “Social Security has not added one penny to the deficit.” — Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), Nov. 27, 2012 In…


Originally posted on Motley News:
This image below was loaded on to NYPD’s Facebook page recently from a photo taken in early November, and it has now gone viral. I just heard about it on the news this morning, but you may have already hear the story and…


Originally posted on Things My Belly Likes:
quick, easy, simple and nutritious Yesterday a friend of mine used the word ‘potato’ as a verb. As in ” I’m just about to potato the pie.” After checking that it wasn’t a euphemism for something I’d rather not know about,…


Originally posted on As My World Turns:
Aren’t they supposed to be out of money? Hostess on Thursday asked for a judge’s approval to give top executives bonuses totaling $1.8 million. The company is arguing that the pay is needed to keep 19 corporate officers and “high-level managers”…


Originally posted on The Fifth Column:
10 Things to Know for Friday Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talke.. Booker Has Strong Odds for Senate A new Public Policy Polling survey in New Jersey finds that if Sen. Frank Lautenberg ..…


Originally posted on Thoughts from the Outdoors:
———————- Piercing through the gloom with a triumphant explosion of purest orange light… The sun announced its return as a harbinger of beautiful things to come…. And though the darkness still lurked on the shoulder nearby…. Cackling and believing in its…


Originally posted on Silver Poetry:
a response to Rainer Maria Rilke’s Duino Elegies  below is the  first of ten poems. There is tugging at my ribbons a wild, teasing acapella oh this noise is rich… rich enough to decorate my hollows to drop me to my knees whilst…


Originally posted on Bell Book Candle:
Cover of In America In America, life gets tough at age 50 for many people, especially if you lose your job. By age 50, many are entering their peak earning years and are planning to save for retirement. That is difficult to…

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