Charity on April 15th, 2008

I finally got around to updating my conservative blog roll (in the side bar under, They’re Right) with some of the blogs in my feed reader that I have come to love.
You might notice that the conservative Vermont blogs are listed both under They’re Right and Vermont Bloggers. That’s because I wanted to make [...]

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Charity on April 15th, 2008

April 15 is…
Tax Day
Vermont Tiger’s Geoffrey Norman has a suggestion for those people who think our taxes are not high enough.
Dave Barry takes a look at some of the, um, interesting ways our tax dollars are spent.
Speaking of taxes, who is the logic-challenged individual (or group) that designed the Vermont State Income Tax forms? [...]

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Charity on April 13th, 2008

Being that you are a political blog reader, I assume you heard about Barack Obama’s comments at a California fundraiser regarding the folks over in Pennsylvania.
In case you somehow missed it, let me refresh:
You go into some of these small towns in Pennsylvania, and like a lot of small towns in the Midwest, the jobs [...]

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Charity on April 9th, 2008

My husband sent me a disturbing link to an article about an emerging computer service industry: cybercrime services.
Criminals have started to use online cybercrime services instead of having to deal themselves with the technical challenges of running their own Crimeware server, installing Crimeware toolkits or compromising legitimate websites.
Read the rest at Tech Republic.

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Charity on April 7th, 2008

Today, I was flipping through the channels and I saw a clip of Exxon Mobil executive J. Stephen Simon testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Mr. Simon stated that from 2003-2007, Exxon Mobil’s world-wide profits have increased 89%, but in that same time period, their world-wide taxes have increased 170%.
Further, in the past [...]

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Charity on April 5th, 2008

Today is Whine About the Economy Day here in Vermont.
In honor of Senator Bernie Sanders’ town meeting on the economy, today in Montpelier, the local news media treated us to a round-up of economic woes.
It seems Sen. Sanders called for Vermonters to share their struggles, so he “could add insights and set the tone” for [...]

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Charity on April 3rd, 2008

IMAO provides a possible McCain response to the Clinton campaign’s 3 AM mortgage crisis call ad, with more suggestions in the comments.

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Charity on April 3rd, 2008

So I’ve been thinking. A while back, I bought a big new stereo system that I really could not afford, so I bought it on credit. They gave me a great low-payment introductory offer.
But then, the payments went up and now I can’t afford them. Now the company wants to repossess my [...]

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Charity on April 1st, 2008

Just a quick blogging note, this is the time of year when we are working hard to finish all of the school work that needs to be sent in to the state, before the warmer weather beckons.
I have also been working on my new(ish) homeschooling blog and my new(ish) online business, which you will be [...]

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