Archive for ◊ July, 2011 ◊

Vote No on Tax Levy
Saturday, July 30th, 2011 | Author:

The Vandalia-Butler school district plans to put a 7 mil levy on the November ballot… I think that the school district needs to think outside the box for budgeting, and instead consider approaches to greatly reduce cost. Perhaps they should consolidate enrollment in their new magnificent buildings.

I recommend a No vote.

Obama and Space Exploration
Friday, July 29th, 2011 | Author:

This sums it up nicely…  Obama’s leadership

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Even More Exciting Trivia
Thursday, July 28th, 2011 | Author:

Check these out:

  1. The military salute is a motion that evolved from medieval times, when knights in armor raised their visors to reveal their identity.
  2. If you get into the bottom of a well or a tall chimney and look up, you can see stars, even in the middle of the day.
  3. When a person dies, hearing is the last sense to go. The first sense lost is the sight.
  4. In ancient times strangers shook hands to show that they were unarmed.
  5. Strawberries are the only fruits whose seeds grow on the outside.
  6. Due to earth’s gravity it is impossible for mountains to be higher than 15,000 meters.
  7. Everything weighs one percent less at the equator.
  8. For every extra kilogram carried on a space flight, 530 kg of extra fuel are needed at lift-off.
  9. The letter J does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of the elements.
Obamanomics
Thursday, July 28th, 2011 | Author:

Many pertinent cartoons…

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Jumping to Conclusions
Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 | Author:

This is a set of humorous commercials that revolve around the theme “don’t pass judgement too quickly”

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8Keo97K9cs[/youtube]

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More Interesting Trivia
Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 | Author:

Some trivia from my pal, Slick

  1. Ancient Roman, Chinese and German societies often used urine as mouthwash.
  2. The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. In the Renaissance era, it was fashion to shave them off!
  3. Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end.
  4. Kites were used in the American Civil War to deliver letters and newspapers.
  5. Drinking water after eating reduces the acid in your mouth by 61 percent.
  6. The banana cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man.
  7. The tooth is the only part of the human body that cannot heal itself.
  8. The Swine Flu vaccine in 1976 caused more death and illness than the disease it was intended to prevent.
  9. Caffeine increases the power of aspirin and other painkillers, that is why it is found in some medicines.
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Motocross Crash
Monday, July 25th, 2011 | Author:

This is an amazing motocross crash… and the rider gets back up and completes the moto.  Wow!

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZC4f9TCg4zw[/youtube]

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Obama and Debt
Sunday, July 24th, 2011 | Author:

There are many of these floating around the Internet…

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Texans and Guns
Saturday, July 23rd, 2011 | Author:

Leave it to a Texan to explain why it’s worthwhile to carry a gun for protection:

“Better judged by twelve than by carried six”.

Interesting Insults
Friday, July 22nd, 2011 | Author:

“He loves nature in spite of what it did to him.”

“Why do you sit there looking like an envelope without any address on it?”

“His mother should have thrown him away and kept the stork.”

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others, whenever they go.”

“He has Van Gogh’s ear for music.”

“He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.”

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