My first thought was, “Oh, my, Sequestration has come home to roost!”
Then it dawned on me that I maybe had been listening to too much news of late proclaiming, “The Sky Is Falling In!”
The truth is that I was mentally a day off – it was only Tuesday when I thought it was Wednesday. Local and state government ranges have been …
Living in the Florida’s Keys and in rural central Florida over the past three decades I fall pretty well into the latter category – I generally have ridden what I am, a good trusty, sturdy vehicle that can take the beating of hauling fishing, hunting and camping equipment and operate tolerably well off road while still being able to hum down the highway between outings.
But, as we age, all things seem to …
Within hours of Congress voting to get the airplanes flying again after “Sequestration” threw the flying public into a tizzy of flight cancellations and delays I got emails from two Congressmen, both of who apparently think they represent me.
They were crowing about what they did for me by getting the planes flying again but failed to mention the planes had all but stopped flying because they failed to do their jobs a year or so ago by passing a responsible spending bill that would have prevented “Sequestration.”
That’s what I’ve …
By DAVE WHITNEY
As gasoline prices have pushed through $4 a gallon in some areas of the country we may be witnessing the latest version of a “fair” tax. Forget all the traditional reasons for the ups and downs of gas prices. What may be taking place is the beginning of a limited payment plan for reducing or stabilizing a portion of our national debt.
Japan, the second largest holder of American debt – over a trillion dollars worth – is in a deep financial crisis, a recession that seems to …
Forget your glasses when they’re on your forehead? Bet you can remember your second grade teacher’s name. If you can’t remember your current phone number but know the earned run average of 1940s baseball player, this is the quiz for you!
1. In the ’50s, if you had a flat rear tire, you often had to remove the …?
a. Necker knob b. Curb feeler c. Fender skirt
2. What color flash bulbs did Dad use for color film?
a. Blue b. Pink c. Plaid
3. What was the “parking brake” called when you were a …