Posts tagged "President Obama"

Obama Grandma Does McCormick with BBC et. al

To My Grandsons Ethan and Theo, this one was for you and your future In a film there would be a panning shot, a 360 degrees camera shot taking in the masses at McCormick Convention Center on Tuesday night, November 6th–Election Day 2012. To my left are rows of network big shots doing their stand... Read more »

Fowls dare call it foul?

Nothing is so amusing as watching the GOP cry “foul” for President Obama’s time-out on deporting young undocumented, US residents. Foul, the GOP says–you (Obama) didn’t DO anything about immigration. True. In the 50-days when Obama had a technical majority, he didn’t do anything about immigration. And then when the GOP blocked the DREAM Act–and... Read more »

For Sale: Synagogue Temple Israel (Miami)

When a synagogue is for sale to the highest paying member, it proves the point. The so-called religious houses of worship are in the business of selling this product called salvation; therefore, all should be taxed like any other businesses. In a recent article Temple Israel rescinded a speaking offer to Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz because one... Read more »
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