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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Crossbeams

On September 11, 2001, the United States was attacked when hijackers crashed two commercial airliners into the "twin towers": One and Two World Trade Center. As we all know, those buildings collapsed, along with other buildings in the area with other buildings being demolished because they were structurally unsound. As part of a memorial, the […]

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Creating Jobs 101

In the current unemployment climate, the one piece of empty rhetoric you constantly hear is "creating jobs": "Obama created jobs" "Bush’s tax cuts didn’t create any jobs" And yet when you look around, unemployment is still very high, underemployment is high, and many people are scraping the barrel to make ends meet. "Where are all […]

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Not Guilty – My last word on Casey Anthony

Over the last several days there have been a lot of search terms coming into the blog regarding the fact that Casey Anthony was acquitted: can a not guilty verdict be overturned is there any way the casey anthony verdict could be overturned? can a not guilty verdict ever be overturned? if jury failed to […]

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Debt delinquency and BankRate.com’s misconceptions

At times when I see an article online regarding delinquent debts and debt collections, I often wonder how many of these "experts" have actually been through delinquencies and collections, or even the "Full Monty" – i.e. court. Recently BankRate.com published a presentation written by Janna Herron called "Debt Delinquency Timeline: What to expect". Some of […]

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Double jeopardy – momentarily revisiting Casey Anthony

Looking over some of the search engine terms coming into my blog with regard to my article on the Casey Anthony verdict, I’m sobered and concerned at the same time: can casey anthony now be compelled to answer questions can a not guilty verdict be overturned casey anthony evidence of innocence can casey anthony not […]

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Divorcing over weight gain

Let’s take a break from talking about politics, religion, the Casey Anthony trial, and everything else to focus on a question about relationships. Let me ask you a question: what would cause you to leave your significant other or spouse? Now if you quickly rise up and shout "Nothing!", then you really need to really […]

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Casey Anthony: Revisiting the presumption of innocence

Casey Anthony was charged with the 2008 death of her daughter, Caylee. According to the jury, the prosecution’s case did not compel a verdict of guilty, choosing instead to acquit Anthony of the charge of first-degree murder. Now Anthony is not walking away from this case completely free, as she was convicted of several counts […]

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Relearn and remember — a rant on Independence Day

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776, The unanimous Declaration of the  thirteen united States of America These words and the signatures at the opposite end of the parchment containing them placed the colonies at a point of no return. It was treason, plain and simple, and every July 4, when we celebrate (and simultaneously forget) the […]

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