Where is the economic recovery we keep hearing about? Duke Energy Co. in Crystal River, Florida laid off 58 workers in June, with more layoffs to come each month for the next year or so, reports Pat Flaherty in the Citrus County Chronicle. Have you visited that part of Florida? It’s very scenic, with some hills (unusual in Florida) and plenty of trees, a lot of natural rural beauty. Rainbow Springs is there, now a Florida state park. Check out a list of memories at LostParks.com, including Rainbow Springs, Boardwalk and Baseball and many other defunct tourist attractions.
“If the economy was a gay basketball player, Obama would pay attention to it.”
Doug Giles on ClashDaily.com
“Outside of its legitimate functions, government does nothing as well or as economically as private enterprise.”
At least we know global cooling has arrived. As of May 3, 2013 the USA was headed for the coldest spring on record.
“At the two-thirds mark for meteorological spring, 2013 was the second coldest spring on record - slightly warmer than 1975.”
Temperature in Fort Collins, Colorado May 2, 2013 was -9C, making it the second coldest May temperature in Fort Collins history and probably getting colder before dawn. It was beaten only by May 16, 1917 when it was -11C, reports Stephen Goddard
Remember too, we’re hitting bottom in oil supplies. Always believe the government. President Jimmy Carter warned us in 1977 that we were running out of oil and predicted the world would be dry in ten years. That prediction was 36 years back and we should’ve hit the last few slippery drops of the stuff 26 years ago in 1987.
U.S. Presidential limousine gas mileage: 4 mpg. “But then, ‘gas guzzling’ only applies to the conveyances of the mundanes.”
Eric Peters on LewRockwell.com EricPetersAutos.com
Eric Peters writes great automotive columns, so does Sam on SamsGarage.com and ShadeTreeMechanic.com.
Bumper sticker of the day: DUMP AARP.
A good column on VDare.com 6-22-13 by Allan Wall: Memo From Middle America: How Come Mexico Can Require Voters To Prove Citizenship But Arizona Can’t?
You could tell immediately that the Schumer-Rubio (Chucky-Marco) amnesty bill was a bad deal for Republicans. Be careful of any deals with Chucky Schumer.
Interesting hate crime map: search DailyKenn.com/hatecrime map. These are the ones the media ignore.
“If there is one general characteristic of white liberals, it’s their condescending attitude toward blacks.”
Economics professor and columnist Walter E. Williams
Professor Williams explains the three basic causes of poverty: “People are poor because they cannot produce anything highly valued by others. They can produce things highly valued by others but are hampered or prevented from doing so, or they volunteer to be poor.”
They keep calling it Immigration Reform but it’s Amnesty.
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Dr. Ron Paul’s toll-free number, updated weekly: 1-888-322-1414. He does not draw a Congressional pension. No one can claim he tried to milk the retirement system. Amazing - an honest politician.
“War is just one more big government program.”
Joseph Sobran Sobran.com
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