Browsing the blog archives for May, 2011

Top Four Financial Issues In The US

The U.S is one of the richest countries in the world, but it faces some serious economic issues as well. Arguably, the following are the four most critical problems that America needs to combat right now:

1) U.S national debt: U.S national debt has crossed $14 trillion. Finally, America has reached the debt ceiling and there have been serious concerns all around. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner has already warned about catastrophic effects due to this development. While nobody can actually deny that the borrowing limit must be raised, it is equally important to get things under control. The national debt of U.S.A must be reduced, but the solution remains elusive as the Democrats and the Republicans fight over tax increases and budget cuts.

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Big Fracking Texas Shale Boom Could Increase U.S. Oil Output

Houston-based New York Times correspondent Clifford Krauss writes of the shale oil boom in West Texas, where the fields have attracted an influx of oil field workers. Production has ramped up so rapidly that the roughnecks have taken up quarters in RV parks due to a housing and hotels in the area:

CATARINA, Tex. — Until last year, the 17-mile stretch of road between this forsaken South Texas village and the county seat of Carrizo Springs was a patchwork of derelict gasoline stations and rusting warehouses.

Now the region is in the hottest new oil play in the country, with giant oil terminals and sprawling RV parks replacing fields of mesquite. More than a dozen companies plan to drill up to 3,000 wells around here in the next 12 months.

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Remembering The First American Military Warriors Who Fought Against Islamic Terrorists From 1801-1805

“From the Halls of Montezuma, to the shores of Tripoli, we fight our country’s battles, in the air, on land, and sea.”- Official Hymn of the U.S. Marine Corps. Have you ever wondered what is Tripoli doing in our Marines’ official hymn? On this memorial day, let us remember those who gave their lives that we might be free from muslim terror!

Ambassador Thomas Jefferson had a wake up call the day he met with muslim leaders. Thomas Jefferson asked why are muslims attacking American ships when we are doing nothing to incite any form of violence. To his shock, he recorded the following words spoken by the muslim ambassador Abd Al-Rahman: “it was written in the Qur’an, that all Nations who should not have acknowledged the authority of mohammad were sinners, that it was the right and duty of every muslim to make war upon nonmuslims they could find and to make Slaves of all they could take as prisoners,

The New Wal-Mart Senior Greeter

Charley, a new retiree-greeter at Wal-Mart, just couldn’t seem to get to work on time. Every day he was 5, 10, 15 minutes late. But he was a good worker, really tidy, clean-shaven, sharp-minded and a real credit to the company and obviously demonstrating their “Older Person Friendly” policies. One day the boss called him […]

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America’s Greatest Sacrifices In Vain?

May 30th, 2011 is Memorial Day. It is a special day All American’s should take time to reflect upon the men and women of our military who have given up their lives for the freedoms we currently enjoy. There have been so very many heroes willing to make that willing ultimate sacrifice to keep us “free.” One cannot truly pay homage to our fallen hero’s unless we take time to reflect upon what exactly others have given for us in the USA. Let me just say in my own special way now- Thank you !

Last year, on Memorial Day 2010, I visited the place where the surviving American and Filipino Soldiers and Sailors who during the Bataan Death March in the Philippines during WWII, were held as prisoners of war by the Imperial Japanese Army. It was a somber place where there are several large memorials.

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