Monthly Archives: March 2006

We’re That Good? Absoutely!

In my sleepy hometown of Winona, Minnesota (population 26,000) we live a good life.  We don’t have much traffic congestion and there isn’t much crime.  We are surrounded by incredible natural beauty, nestled between the Mississippi River and tree-lined bluffs.  … Continue reading

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Political Idiot of the Year Award: Illinois Senator Dick Durbin.

On June 14, 2005 Illinois Senator Dick Durbin, while criticizing the treatment of prisoners at the US facility in Guantanamo, compared our Americans serving there to “Nazis, Soviets in their gulags, or some mad regime – Pol Pot or others … Continue reading

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Tom Fox, Peacemaker

Last week the body of Tom Fox was recovered in a Baghdad trash heap.  After holding him prisoner for more than three months, his captors bound his wrists, tortured him, and shot him in the head several times. Tom Fox … Continue reading

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Come On, Bill!

Consumer Reports, published by the nonprofit Consumers Union, covers the automotive market each year in its April issue.  The next issue goes on sale March 7, 2006 and the news isn’t good for Detroit.  The technicians and engineers of Consumer … Continue reading

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