tebow-angel December 28, 2011

Politics and #OWS on Facebook

October 27, 2011



Yesterday I read a 60-comment debate on Facebook about the Occupy Wall Street protests. Actually calling it a debate would be rather generous – it was mostly “teabagger” this and “Fox News that.” The whole thing was started with a someone posting a panel of Captain America saying to stand your ground and captioning the […]

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Thoughts …

October 25, 2011


ear with headphone

So … howya doin’? Last time we spoke was April, and judging from this blog, you’d think I was so mad over the Shuttle not coming to Dayton that it took me 6 months to get over the pain of NASA’s rejection. Never fear, it’s not quite that bad – though to say blogging’s been […]

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Snookered: Budget deal only really cuts $14.7B

April 12, 2011



Grumbling has grown over the tiny nature of cuts reached in the recent deal to avoid a government shutdown. It’s sure to gain even more intensity after analysis shows that a lot of the cuts were accounting tricks and on programs that the President wanted to cut anyway. The upsetting bottom line – if you’re […]

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No shuttle coming to Dayton’s Air Force Museum

April 12, 2011



The hopes of an entire state were dashed today as NASA announced the homes for the retiring space shuttles. Florida, California, New York, and DC get the shuttles – leaving Dayton, OH and the Air Force Museum out in the cold. NASA Administrator Charles M. Bolden made the announcement at an afternoon press conference, tearing […]

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Tea Party signs lead to MI park ban

April 11, 2011



The city of Coldwater, MI finds itself the subject of a federal lawsuit after its city manager, Jeff Budd,¬†found Tea Party signs “too political” and “too controversial” and banned all signs and banners as a result. The complaint (found here) was filed by the Thomas More Law Center on behalf of the Common Sense Patriots […]

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