Marquette, MI – January 27, 2014 – Who is helped by forcing benefits at 30 hours per week?
Many letters to the editor & facebook posts have been critical of congress’ bill increasing to 40, the hours classified as “Full Time” and requiring benefits. The commenst generally fall into the single talking point that “This only benefits companies who can now make people even more hours without health insurance”.
Many people who had been working less than 40 hours per week and were not receiving benefits, are now working less than 30 hours and not receiving benefits. Some …read more
Deflate-Gate : Apparently the only story of the week
The New England Patriots are a current target for ITRM Parody Songs – FOOTBALL DEFLATION using the old Carly Simon Song Anticipation. I personally don’t care what Brady considers the best firmness for his balls… That’s between Tom & Gisele.
The New England Patiot footballers
are somehow looking a bit smaller
It now seems that they …read more
Terrorists in Paris – “Mad Magazine – Paris Style” attacked by Radical Islamist Gunmen
I have not seen (nor do I intend to see) the cartoon of the prophet Mohammed that caused Nutty Islamists to Murder 17 people at Charlie Hebdo Magazine. I tend to agree that No religions should …read more
Marquette, MI – December 27, 2014 – Christmas Day is the Beginning of Christmas… Not the End!
Today I remind everyone that the Christmas Calendar (as we mark time in the USA) is not the same calendar used by most of the Christian World. While we begin celebrating Christmas well before Christmas Day… Most of the world celebrates by preparing for Christmas (Advent to some) and the celebration begins Christmas Eve.
Marquette, MI – December 23, 2014 – Be Safe This Christmas!
Although I love this time of year, and the snow that comes with it… I realize it creates problems for those travelling to see family & friends for the Holiday. If you are among those travelling this week – PLEASE BE CAREFUL!
Even if you are only driving a short distance, remember your family would rather have you there late, than to have you become a statistic. If your flight is delayed, remember that it is better to be on the ground-wishing you were in the air… than …read more
Marquette, Mi – December 22, 2014 – Protesters ARE responsible for Deaths in New York
Although the Al Sharptons & Barak Obamas of the world will publicy denounce the assassination of two police officers in New York… there is no doubt their words and actions led to this tragedy.
By siding with criminals over police at every turn, they helped foster a distrust of police, which has led to a hatred of police by those who blindly follow where they are led. If you know ANYONE who was used the phrase “hands up don’t shoot”… remind them that they share …read more
Marquette, MI - December 16, 2014 – Freedom To Celebrate
As a person who professes personal freedom AND personal responsibility, I Say Merry Christmas to Everyone. It is a heartfelt wish that I wish you some of the joy I feel on Christmas Day (and in the Advent Season Approaching the Day)
I do not get offended when someone wishes me a Happy Chanukka or if they say Happy Holidays. Remember, they are wishing you well! Why would you be upset about that? If someone says Happy Holidays …read more