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Idaho, the World’s 83rd Largest Country!
I’m not all all sure what the 83rd largest country in the world is and I’m not looking it up while cooking dinner, however.  I’m told if Idaho were an independent country it would be the 83rd largest in the world. Already 7th largest state in the …
National Debt Time Bomb (Opinion)
We’ve had a running discussion on Top Story about the size of the national debt.  Officially, it’s just below 20 trillion dollars.  One billion is 1,000 million.  One trillion is one thousand billion.  Times that by twenty!  Some even warn the 20 trillion dollar figure is wrong, and because of unfun…
Commentary: There Will Be Blood
I don’t think it’s racist to state the northern hemisphere is being overrun by immigrants.  Both legal and illegal.  I’ve been reading books and columns by former Presidential candidate Pat Buchanan for many years and he has been predicting t…
Commentary: A Happy Slinky Tune for a Great Depression
With Greek insolvency threatening to upend the global order I decided to put a happy face on the tragedy. My own lyrics but a favorite childhood jingle:
What breaks down banks, alone or in droves
And makes a Democrat sound
A buck, a buck, a valuable thing
Everyone knows we’re bankrupt
We're bankrupt, we…
Gas Prices Drop amid Foreign Unrest
(AP)-The price of oil is dropping as protests in Greece and Spain offer visible reminders that Europe is still struggling to resolve its debt crisis. Benchmark oil fell $1.54 to $89.83 per barrel Wednesday in New York. The protests are occurring ahead of spending cuts and tax hikes designed to help …