No contest. Romney won the first debate. But, for what it's worth, Obama took first place in the "uh" contest. Thanks to The Blaze, we invite you to go here for a compilation of "uhs".
We have heard it all before. The promises in 2008 repeated in 2012.Click here to watch Mr. Obama recycle words.
"Voices without a vote..." captures some smart kids who get it.
Go here to see how they would vote, if they could.
If you enjoy the annual Brookings Kite Festival, you will like this one-man show.
Go here for the fun of it.
The British Broadcasting folks have an interactive test of reflexes. Just throw darts at some sheep.
Click here to take the test.
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First, we reviewed dozens of articles regarding the first Romney vs. Obama debate. One, by Peggy Noonan writing in The Wall Street Journal, is far better than most. Read it today.
Next, in July 2013, Oregon's Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) will begin sucking about
$2 billion more from state, county and local budgets. Thanks to increases in employer contributions beginning next July (for FY 2013 to 2015), that's somewhere around $2,000,000,000 statewide that will not be spent on essential government services. This is IN ADDITION TO A BILLION DOLLAR INCREASE in the current biennium. Read some of the details we posted in two new articles.
Then, as usual, you should take a break with some new humor, including Abbott & Costello on the unemployment rate.
Finally, a couple of weeks ago, we posted an incorrect article about President Obama's Executive Orders. We
apologize! It will be put in the trash bin in a day or so.
Short Takes News Flash! Energizer Bunny arrested, charged with battery.
"Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the
wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza."
A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.
This morning a coalition of Muslim leaders warned the United States that if military action against Muslim countries continues, they intend to cut off America's supply of 7-11 and Motel 6 managers!
If this action does not yield sufficient results, cab drivers will be next, followed by Dell, AT&T and AOL customer service reps. Finally, if all else fails, they have threatened not to send us any more presidents
If the shoe fits, get another one just like it.
Karla Kay Edwards, The Oregon State Director with Americans for Prosperity (AFP), will join us for what promises to be an exceptional presentation. Mark your calendar: Saturday, October 20th at 2:00 PM at
the Best Western Beachfront Inn.
Bring a friend or neighbor. Better yet, bring both!
Thanks for reading. Comments and suggestions are welcomed!
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