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Joaquin strengthens into Hurricane, turns towards North Carolina, VA and DC

Joaquim tracking

The U.S. National Hurricane center announced Wednesday that tropical storm Joaquin had strengthened into a hurricane during the early morning hours. The National Weather Service says that there may be additional strengthening as the storm heads Northwest towards the mid-Atlantic states.   North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, D.C., New York and New Jersey are currently in the storm’s projected path. Most ...

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Tropical storm Erika strengthens and heads for Florida [8-28 1700 update]

ts-erika 1700 8-28

Tropical storm Erika is gaining strength and is now expected to be a strong tropical storm as it makes landfall on Monday afternoon somewhere in Southern Florida. Perimeter winds from tropical storm Erika are currently forecast to start brushing the southern tip of Florida between Sunday afternoon and Monday morning. Current models then show the storm continuing a slight northward turn and ...

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Rudy Giuliani Was Right: Barack Obama Doesn’t Love America!

Although Rudy Giuliani has back-tracked somewhat from his original statement that he believes Barack Obama doesn’t love America, he nevertheless said it, and I agree with his original statement.  He shouldn’t have backed-off on his position because someone in a position of influence, such as he, must take Obama to task for the things he’s said and the actions he ...

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The original populist party platform, 1892

While populism started striking a chord with rural Americans in the 1880’s, it wasn’t until 1892 that a formal party sought to embody and address the fears of a threatened agrarian citizenry. NATIONAL PEOPLE’S PARTYPLATFORM Assembled upon the 116th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, the People’s Party of America, in their first national convention, invoking upon their action the ...

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Presidential Memorandum — Improving Availability of Relevant Executive Branch Records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System

SUBJECT: Improving Availability of Relevant Executive Branch Records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System Since it became operational in 1998, the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) has been an essential tool in the effort to ensure that individuals who are prohibited under Federal or State law from possessing firearms do not acquire them from Federal Firearms ...

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Christmas At The Gas Station


This is one of those Facebook “shares”…. in fact, you may have read it before. While I cannot take credit for writing it, this is a great reminder of what we are celebrating. May God bless each of you, and Merry Christmas! The old man sat in his gas station on a cold Christmas Eve. He hadn’t been anywhere in ...

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The Public Swimming Pool: A Summer Respite or Communal Bathtub?


New Survey Finds Majority of American Adults Skip the Shower before Getting in the Pool, Contributing to an Unhealthy Swimming Experience WASHINGTON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As Memorial Day approaches heralding the summer pool season, a new survey on swimmer hygiene conducted by the Water Quality & Health Council (WQHC) finds that although nearly all Americans (93 percent) say they would never re-use someone ...

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Sen. Tom Coburn: Tax Payers Subsidizing Millionaires

A few days ago, I heard a little snippet on the radio about John Bon Jovi receiving farm subsidies from the federal government. I was busy writing another article, so I jotted down a note to remind me to look into this. Frankly, when I heard the report I was both shocked and skeptical at the same time. I thought, ...

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Former AG Shredded Evidence, 58 Criminal Counts Proceed Against Planned Parenthood

Olathe, Kansas, Nov. 9, 2011  — District Attorney Steve Howe asked today that 23 felonies and 26 misdemeanors against Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri be dismissed because evidence that could have supported the charges of manufacturing evidence had been destroyed. However 58 criminal charges related to failure to determine viability and unlawful late-term abortion will move forward. Howe explained ...

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We Made Our Voices Heard

Americans remember where they were on September 11, 2001. The stories are varied and unique, just like Americans. But they were also the same, just like Americans. E Pluribus Unum – out of many, one. What our five senses recorded in those minutes and hours could play out like a wall of monitors in a news control room, dancing about ...

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You Will Never Be Forgotten

A bright and beautiful Tuesday morning, 8:46 am was the moment the world we knew ceased to exist. Sixteen minutes later, there was no doubt in any of our minds that America The Beautiful was under attack! It was indeed a day like no other! Ten years ago, our world was forever changed. Two strong towers that the we would ...

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9/11 + 10

It has been ten years, three children, and a marriage since terror, grief, anger, fear, and an overwhelming helplessness filled me all at once, for the first and only time in my life. There are thousands, maybe tens of thousands or more, posts about September 11, 2001, being written and posted right now. I would be willing to lay a ...

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NASA Lands in Colorado With International Space Station Events

HOUSTON, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — NASA will share the accomplishments, promise and opportunities for research aboard the International Space Station through an exhibit and a series of events in Colorado during September and October. NASA will display its newest exhibit, “Destination: Station,” at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum in Denver. The exhibit will be open to the public for six ...

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And The Winners Are: Ugliest Houses in America

DALLAS, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The people of America have spoken by casting their votes in the 2011 “Ugliest House of the Year” contest.  The winners are featured at The contest is sponsored by HomeVestors of America, Inc., known as the “We Buy Ugly Houses®”company, with participation from franchises in various U.S. markets. “We’re proud to sponsor a contest that celebrates ugliness, ...

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