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Why Won’t Obama Talk to Israel?

July 28, 2009

Op-Ed Contributor Why Won’t Obama Talk to Israel? By ALUF BENN Published: July 28, 2009 President Obama’s silence toward Israelis undermines his case for a settlement freeze. Read more by clicking here… Advertisements

The Year Is 1947…

July 21, 2009

Some of you will recall that on July 8, 1947, a little over 60 years ago, witnesses claimed that an unidentified flying object (UFO) with five aliens aboard crashed onto a sheep and mule ranch just outside Roswell , New Mexico. This is a well known incident that many say has long been covered up […]

What to Do If You Get Laid Off

April 4, 2009

Companies are cutting expenses due to the economy’s downward slide. Not even workers with a perfect track record are immune to layoffs. And with an unemployment rate that reached 8.5 percent in April of 2009, it can be tougher than ever to find a new job. If you’re handed a pink slip, here are five […]

How To Panhandle

February 13, 2009

How to Panhandle from wikiHow – The How to Manual That You Can Edit It is a beggar’s pride that he is not a thief. – Japanese proverb A panhandler is a person who depends on the spontaneous charity of strangers for their survival. In some parts of the world, begging is the only alternative […]

Writers Are An Opinionated Bunch – Part One

June 29, 2007

by Ernest O’Dell The Blanco Republic Blanco, Texas – USA Writers are an opinionated bunch. The bookshelves are full of works ranging from fiction to non-fiction, biographies to autobiographies. Diaries and journals of some very famous people are even published, as is the case with former President Ronald Reagan. I’m just waiting for the Rush […]