Monthly Archives: September 2009

September 11 Lesson Plans Funded By Education Trust

Image from Flikr.com.The Sept. 11 Education Trust has spend eight years developing September 11 Lesson Plans to teach kids about the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center...

Heidi Dejong Barsuglia Pictures | Hot Lobby, Check it and See

Heidi De Jong Barsuglia: she who gets spanked (Photo: b4tea.com)If you're looking for pictures of Heidi Dejong Barsuglia, I'll oblige. But have you asked yourself why it is that you must see her? Is it that you are…

Miss the President’s Speech Last Night? Watch it Here

Image from Flikr.com.The President's speech last night outlined his health care reform plan and addressed controversies and misunderstandings that have surrounded it..

Colloidal Silver Got You Blue? Talk to Paul Karason

Paul Karason took too much colloidal silver. It's a wonder he isn't dead. (Photo: sonofmacenstein.com)The "Blue Man," Paul Karason, took too much colloidal silver for his ailments. It's an expensive way to dye your skin and potentially die, I'd say…

ACORN Urges Pimps and Prostitutes to Lie to the IRS

Another satisfied ACORN customer. Does he also need no fax payday loans with no credit check? (Photo: flickr.com)ACORN has been exposed once more, this time by BigGovernment.com. They're helping pimps and prostitutes to lie to the IRS and cheat taxpayers!

Joe Wilson Is Your Pre-Existing Condition | Playful Patriotism

I do believe the guy who wrote this book, Mathew Honan, created Joe Wilson is Your Pre-Existing Condition. Image from Amazon.com.Web site Joe Wilson is Your Pre-Existing Condition makes claims like "Joe Wilson sued your gramma for file sharing" and "Joe Wilson stole your newspaper"...

Heidi Dejong Barsuglia and Michael Duvall | Family Values Hijinks

Not pictured: Orange County Assemblyman Michael Duvall. (Photo: flickr.com)Lobbyist Heidi Dejong Barsuglia and Orange County Assemblyman Michael Duvall are proving beyond a doubt that affairs between lobbyists and…

Notice of Unreported Income E-Mail is a Scam

IRS building. Image from Flikr.com.The IRS did not and will not e-mail you. If you have gotten a "notice of unreported income e-mail," delete it and do nothing else. ...

Apple Announcement: iPhones, Cameras and iTunes, Oh My!

Steve Jobs is all better! Image from wikimedia.Steve Jobs talked unveiled major new product developmet at the Apple announcement today, also called the Apple Rock n Roll Keynote...

Cass Sunstein | Obama’s New Green Czar?

Cass Sunstein, the man who would replace Van Jones and could have been the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs if Republican senators had listened to all the information. (Photo: commons.wikimedia.org)Cass Sunstein, a high-qualified Harvard Law professor, is Obama's replacement for Van Jones as green jobs czar. This isn't 1916 Russia, and Sunstein's view…

09/09/09 | Your Lucky Day or “Suffering” in Japanese?

That expires today, bucko. But don't worry: mortgage loan modification is available today and after 09/09/09. (Photo: flickr.com)The date September 9, 2009 (09/09/09) is something numerologists, math people and marketers have a field day with. Mortgage loan modification is also…

Boy Found in Wall | Mother Hid Him From the Sun

Rickey Chekevdia has been found by Illinois State Police after two years of being hiding in the walls of his maternal grandparents' home. (Photo: missingkids.com)After a two-year disappearance, Ricky Chekevdia is the boy found in a wall. He was hidden in a secret room with his mother, who had abducted him and kept him…

EPPICard | Scams and Poor Service Darken Welfare Service

EPPICard seems simple enough. But consumer experience has been checkered by misplaced funds, service problems and identity theft via online phishing scams. (Photo: http://www.jokqt.qkpy.com/common/imagelib/index.htm/1138_500_250_crop_e6393.jpg)Consumers awaiting unemployment insurance money or child support from the government depend on EPPICard. But the scams have cast a dark…

Light Bulb Ban in EU | U.S., Canada Slow to Keep Up

That's no message in a bottle. There's a light bulb ban on, and that's an enemy of green living. Destroy! (Photo: flickr.com)The EU has put a light bulb ban on incandescent into effect. But is the CFL (fluorescent) option – with all that mercury – safe? LEDs are still expensive…

National Affairs Magazine a Bold Move in a Weak Industry

Is there room in the market for another print publication? Image from Flikr.com.National Affairs magazine, which printed its first issue yesterday, is meant to continue the work of The Public Interest, a magazine that shut down in 2005...

Obama School Speech | Dream Big, Kids

President Obama's school speech is meant to encourage, not indoctrinate. (Photo: flickr.com)The Obama school speech delivered on Tuesday, September 9 challenged our children to work and keep at their schoolwork, for it will help define who…

Payday Loans | Teaching Me the Value of Money

Managing my money was a blur before payday loans (Photo: flickr.com)Payday loans come with no surprises, and they got me used to planning my budget around maturity date. They didn't exactly teach me cash flow management, but...