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Michelle Obama Wins A Food Award
Apparently someone is paying attention to the "eat what I say - not as I do" campaign;  First Lady Michelle Obama was recently awarded one of the inaugural James Beard Leadership Awards.
These awards were handed out to activists, educators and business leaders who help create a…
Your Tax Dollars Pay To Fly Planes Without Passengers
The Essential Air Service Program provides Federal subsidies to operate and maintain airports in rural areas that don't see enough passengers to fiscally keep it open.
The airport at Ely, Nevada is one example:
Federal statistics reviewed...Press show that in 2010, just 227 passengers flew out of Ely …
Iran Ready to Send Peacekeepers to London
 
One has to wonder how this could possibly be helpful, but there's a report suggesting Iran wants to help the people of the United Kingdom bring stability to the recent unrest.
Press TV is reporting that Iranian Military commanders are ready to send Basij peacekeeper forces to the United Kingdom to h…
What A U.S. Default Means For You
It's all over the news:  The White House and Congress are at an impasse on what to do with the credit ceiling.  But what happens if we reach August 2nd and there still isn't an agreement.  How does what happens in the Beltway affect you in the Heartland...
How To Make More Money; Become A Congressman
As the job market languishes, here's some information on how you could boost your take-home pay;  All you need to do is get elected to congress.
U.S. Senators and Representatives took home an annual salary of $174,000 in 2010.  This figure doesn't take into account any of the perk…
When Has Taking Second Become A Bad Thing?
I spent the weekend watching the U.S. women's soccer team play Japan for the FIFA World Cup. I was disappointed they lost. So much work and to lose on penalty kicks at the end. The First thing I thought was, soccer is a cruel game, you spend an hour and a half running......running....running...and i…

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