Public Policy Polling's latest survey shows that only 9 percent of Americans have a favorable view of Congress compared to 85 percent with an unfavorable view and 6 percent who are unsure.
Each of us has something to be thankful for whether its family, friends, good health, a job, or whatever.
Excerpt from The American Conservative Magazine article Revolt of the Rich.
Today, Labor Day, is an American federal holiday that celebrates the economic and social contributions of workers. (Wikipedia).
Yesterday was Independence Day (The Fourth of July), a federal holiday that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, 1776.
About.com Urban Legends says, “ if there is a more parodied poem in the English language than Clement Clarke Moore’s “A Visit from St. Nicholas” (more popularly known as “The Night Before Christmas”), I don’t know what it could possibly be. The meter of “St. Nick” is infectious, its rhyme scheme cheery and simple, its homespun, nostalgic imagery ripe for spoofing.”
The IFF consultant firm hired by the New Berlin school district put the total cost of necessary District facility improvements at $25 million —with Eisenhower and Glen Park Schools needing the most work. IFF recommended closing a school. Reportedly, closing Glen Park could save an estimated $300,000 per year, and selling could save $500,000. On the other hand, fixing Glen Park would cost around $4 million. -----See Oct 17 New Berlin NOW news report.
Journal Sentinel columnist Dan Bice tells us Gov. Scott Walker claims to be a man of integrity and so, isn’t worried about a John Doe investigation of his current and former aides.
In Saturday’s (July 23) Journal Sentinel Quick Hit, editorial page editor David D. Haynes remarked:
Can you believe it’s been 8 years since the devastating September 11, 2001 attacks?
Dale Neumann was convicted on Saturday of second degree reckless homicide. His wife was convicted of the same charge a few months ago. Both face up to 25 years in prison.
When I heard yesterday that a plane had crashed on takeoff at the Denver airport, I went online for an updated news report.
Our nation honors Martin Luther King, Jr., who was a remarkable activist, civil rights leader, and orator.