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The Swamp(Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images.) by Frank James First Lady Michelle Obama has let it be known she's not amused that a Chicago-area company has appropriated her daughters' names for use on its one-foot tall dolls. Ty Inc. maker of......
The Swampby Clarence Page Chalk up yet another "first' for President Barack Obama. Obama is scheduled to skip the spring Gridiron Club dinner, a politically-loaded highlight of Washington's social season. And the snubbed club -- of which I am a member......
Spin CycleNoted journalism expert Pete King, writing in the NYPost, elaborates on his oft-stated support for Vito Fossella and his oft-stated disdain for the press. Fossella, King says, has taken the responsible step by retiring. His drunk driving has to......
President Grover Cleveland pressed an electric switch, powering the pumps for massive fountains. The jets of water in turn cued the unfurling of flags. What was described as "profound silence" gave way to a cacophony, and the World's Columbian...
Preparations for the 57th Inauguration on Jan. 21 inspire recollections of storied presidential visits to Central Florida. When Grover Cleveland arrived in 1888, for example, his reception was a bit chilly: The Orlando Ice Works presented him with a...
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- Only a dozen years after the infamous Florida recount fiasco that put the loser of the national popular vote in the Oval Office, the specter of a repetition appears to be a possible outcome on November 6. Various national and state polls,...
Are you whining about the $16 Trillion debt? Then stop demanding FEMA subsidize life in Hurricane Alley!I just learned that Governor Bobby Jindal is pining away1 for the Federal Leviathan to pick up more of the $116 MILLION tab for damages caused by Hurricane Isaac in addition to the 75% that FEMA has already paid. The state meanwhile has kicked in a measly...
EVERY TIME YOU'RE handed a dollar bill, that sound you hear is our government saying, "You're not smart enough." It's also saying, "I can't believe you're going to touch that and not wash your hands afterward." Seriously, think about who gets tipped...
When son Steve saw me reading “The Book of Totally Useless Information,” he told me not to bother. “There’s already way too much useless information out there,” he said. Nevertheless, I am going to share some explanations for...
Labor Day is a lot more than the end of summer or the last day women wear white for the year. Labor day is a federally recognized holiday celebrated the first Monday in September. It's here to recognize the American laborer. Back in the late 1800's,...
Tags: Career and Workplace, Employees, Labor Day, Holidays
YESTERDAY marked the start of daylight saving time, a month early this year. The theory is that it will help conserve energy, but most of us know this is part of a vast conspiracy (possibly the work of government officials who know all about those...
Tags: People, Social Issues, Politics, Political Candidates, Elections
Blog-o-nomics - Orlando SentinelFlorida's Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater is out with a tribute to Labor Day befitting the state's Republican dominated political landscape. In his message, Atwater says over the last 18 months, he's had the chance to “meet with many small...
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