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Friday Facts: April 5, 2013

This week I decided to TRY to have a nice mix of “positive” news along with the “stupid stuff” that normally passes for news in the US each week. Everyone needs a break from stupid once and awhile or we’ll … Continue reading

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Media 2013: They Just don’t Get It

Most of us are fully aware that what passes for “news” these days is anything but. Media has become nothing more than PR firms for whomever they perceive – sometimes just for the day – has the power. I read … Continue reading

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NC schools write off cursive instruction

So now in North Carolina schools, you are not “forced” to learn cursive writing. Heaven forbid! “It’s motor skills. It’s cognitive skills. It’s left to right. It’s interactive – you make those loops (and) one loop connects to another loop,” … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

Please know that you are not forgotten by your fellow citizens this holiday season…

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This Is News?

Some days you just can’t believe what’s passed along to you as news. Either the news itself seems of little or no significance or, the subject line is bizarro enough to make you think it must be fiction. Here are … Continue reading

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Friday Facts – November 30, 2012

It takes a bit more time and effort, but “facts” do still remain. Here are a few to end the month of November 2012: ++ Nearly 15 million households on food stamps “The number of American households receiving food stamps … Continue reading

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Friday Facts – August 24, 2012

Here’s a good story to start off this week’s edition of “Friday Facts”: Greece cracks down on illegal immigration amid financial crisis. To me, this is a positive piece of news. It is just common sense that if Greece does … Continue reading

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Obama: What You Don’t Know HAS Hurt You

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No “Progress” and No “Energy”

There was a whole lot of controversy in North Carolina recently over the Duke Power and Progress Energy business merger. All I can say is that while they were bantering over salaries and business structures regarding this latest utility monopoly, … Continue reading

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Friday Facts – July 20, 2012

The main fact for this Friday is that it is getting more and more difficult to find them. I scan and read a LOT of “news” during any given day or any given week, not just because I’m interested in … Continue reading

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