Tag Archives: transportation

Hurricane Sandy Aftermath


Now, two full days after Hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey, I can add to, or change, some comments. Hoboken was overrun because it sits below sea level (same as New Orleans), and the Hudson River overran its banks.  The mayor … Continue reading

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DNC second day


Notes I took while watching the second day of the DNC: Piers Morgan interviewed Eva Longoria, said she was very smart, not like her character on Desperate Housewives.  Well, duh. Video of Vietnam veteran (Edward Meagher, AF-Ret) talking about military … Continue reading

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Jobs


A few days ago: The Los Angeles Times says retail work and selling cell phones are considered low-skill jobs.  Having spent a few of my working years in retail work, I can say fairly that there is nothing low-skill about … Continue reading

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An addendum to yesterday’s post about Barack Obama


Yesterday, in listing those things which President Obama DID do for our country, I left out one very important one.  He bailed out the Automotive Industry.  I am aware there are those who think he should not have done that, … Continue reading

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Why the “jobs bill” passed


I have been puzzling this week over why the Republican House passed Obama’s “Jobs Bill”, which included the rider that college interest fees could not be doubled, on a day after a week that saw the ACA (ObamaCare) bill upheld … Continue reading

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Economy, infrastructure, and spending


I have been having some discussions over on a list on FaceBook, and I wrote the following in reply to a question, and thought it was worth posting here.  I have taken out the person’s name, since this is a … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s Secret Plan….and the rest of yesterday’s political news


I’ve figured out Mitt Romney’s secret plan.  It is to exhaust us all with his lies and untruths, and our head jerks when we say “he said WHAT?”, and a hope we will all go away and let his lies … Continue reading

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