Posted by Pistol Pete
I spent most of the morning doing a stress test at the hospital. When I came home I turned on the computer to catch up on the day’s events-I wish I hadn’t.
SENATE GOP SELLS OUT TO THE DEMOCRATS,WILL BYPASS HOUSE. BOEHNER WILL FOREGO HASTERT RULE AND PASS WITH MOSTLY DEMOCRAT VOTES.
The only thing they ‘won’ was income verification…which was the law anyway.
I’M NOT IN A VERY GOOD MOOD TODAY.
Cpl. Josh Hargis, 24, was wounded in October when a suicide bomber in Afghanistan triggered more than a dozen explosive devices. When the Army ranger’s commanding officer came to his bedside to present him with a Purple Heart, everyone in the room reportedly thought he was unconscious. Then Hargis raised his bandaged hand for what his wife called “the most beautiful salute any person in that room had ever seen. That’s when “grown men began to weep.”
October 15, 2013: Park Service losing $76 million a day in shutdown By Kenric Ward
Terrorism: The use of violent acts to try to achieve a political goal.
Checks and Balances: A system in which the different parts of an organization (such as a government) have powers that affect and control the other parts so that no part can become too powerful.
I linked https://polination.wordpress.com/2013/10/15/taking-the-moral-high-ground/ to my Facebook and a gf posted this comment:
“My cousin has a friend on the [DC police] force and says they were told if they called off sick or had “blue flu” they were subject to disciplinary action…. I think oblameverybody is scared of us…”