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How I Love the Government

Posted by mcm0704 on September 30, 2013 |

Every year for the past few years we have come to the end of September with the two parties struggling to get a federal budget approved before there is a threat to shut down the government. The last time the threat was real was 17 years ago, but it doesn’t look promising that we will […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on January 30, 2012 |

I read a good editorial in The Dallas Morning News the other day. Titled: Trimming Government, Message to Obama and Congress: Get on with it, it listed a number of ways to balance the budget. The top two suggestions: Eliminate duplicate programs Consolidate related programs Good ideas. Do you think if enough of us say […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on April 8, 2011 |

Since I resigned as Managing Editor for WinnsboroToday.com, I am not as connected to the news as I used to be. Part of my daily updates at the online magazine included the latest news blurbs from several sources. Now I don’t check those sources daily, and I don’t watch very much broadcast news, either. In […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on March 4, 2011 |

Before we get to the regularly scheduled program, I have a guest piece on Elizabeth Spann Craig’s Mystery Writing is Murder blog. We are talking about jigsaw puzzles and writing and what they have in common. Stop on by if you have a minute. ~~~~~~~ Add caption Dennis Montgomery, who owns a California computer company, […]

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Doesn’t anyone get it?

Posted by mcm0704 on October 3, 2008 |

I just read this brief news item on CNN online: California may need a quick $7 billion loan from the federal government to pay for “teachers’ salaries, nursing homes, law enforcement and every other State-funded service” this month, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger warned in a letter sent Thursday to the U.S. Treasury secretary. The letter, posted […]

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