Just my Thoughts · Politics

Gitmo Prosecutions

For a candidate that talked about ending torture and closing Guantanamo Bay Naval Station, signing an executive order that puts a 120-day moratorium on prosecutions at Gitmo is a start.  It is, though, just a start and not even a given. From my understanding, this executive order does not carry weight behind it.  Each military… Continue reading Gitmo Prosecutions

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Inauguration 2009

The historic swearing in is over.  The day worth of events is still unwinding but the big parts – the actual transition of power – is done. Senator Dianne Feinstein began the Inauguration ceremonies at approximately 11:45 Eastern time.    She spoke for a bit of time.    She state that “this morning is a turning point… Continue reading Inauguration 2009

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Historic Inauguration

I am going to be upfront at the start of this post.  I am not a registered Republican.  I am not a registered Independent.  I am a registered Democrat.  I have, only once in my voting life, voted for a Democrat for president of the United States.  I do not look at party affiliation when… Continue reading Historic Inauguration

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Amazing Grace – Video

Yesterday was a huge personality split for me.  I could not decide whether to watch the AFC and NFC Championship games or watch coverage of Washington, DC and pre-inauguration events. Football won out with the often channel flip during timeouts and commercials.  Today, on the other hand, I was watching the CBS Early Show –… Continue reading Amazing Grace – Video

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Peanut Butter Crackers Being Removed from Store Shelves

Austin and Keebler brand peanut butter crackers are being removed from store shelves according to ABC News.  Both are made by Kellogg’s.  The company says it does not want to take any chances as it does buy peanut butter from the large distributor who is being investigated by the FDA in the recent salmonella outbreak. … Continue reading Peanut Butter Crackers Being Removed from Store Shelves