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11 Alternatives to “Kanga Roof”

Outside houses recovering from a hard winter in Central New York, you can spot a lot of these signs: Why is this company (and it’s not the only one) home of the “Kanga Roof?”  Because the contractors “hop to it.”  Get it?  Kangaroo?  Hop? It’s

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Results, Not Rhetoric, From Rick Perry

Over the weekend, Rick Perry issued a challenge to Hillary Clinton. He tweeted that “Americans want results not rhetoric.” As Governor of Texas, Rick Perry certainly got results. – At the end of his term of Governor, Texas began to lose tens of thousands of

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The Concrete Cost Of High Military Spending In 2016

Yesterday, by a vote of 278 in favor and 174 in opposition, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve a huge spending package of 578.6 billion dollars for the military. The legislation, H.R. 2685, raises military spending above the level requested by the military

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Why Live Life With No Regrets?

At the motivational merchandising site for Kimberley Crossman, I came across the following thought by “Sophie B” today: “Live life with no regrets From time to time we all wish we could turn back time and fix our mistakes. It is important to remember that

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Foreign Nationalism

In the United States of America, July 4th is Independence Day. A month in advance, department store shelves are stocked with various nationalist items… … all of which are made in China. The inexpensive prices of these trinkets, given the immense expense of their transportation,

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?