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The Jobs

Lost Decade Job Chart

This is the most popular graphic today, the chart of employment from 1999 to 2009. This shows why we are in for long hard spell in the US economy – we don’t have any jobs in this country as we add 150K new people every month and people can’t afford to retire. The problem is simple:

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December 7, 2008   3 Comments

Peace On Earth?

CNN tells that Israeli PM: Settlers’ actions tantamount to ‘pogrom’

JERUSALEM (CNN) — Outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert opened his weekly Cabinet meeting on Sunday with sharp words for Jewish settlers who opened fire on Palestinians last week, saying their actions constituted a “pogrom.”

“We are the children of a people whose historic ethos is built on the memory of pogroms,” Olmert said. “The sight of Jews firing at innocent Palestinians has no other name than pogrom. Even when Jews do this, it is a pogrom.

“As a Jew, I am ashamed that Jews could do such a thing.”

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December 7, 2008   3 Comments

December 7th, 1941

“a date which will live in infamy…”

The official US Navy site on the Pearl Harbor attack.

There will a memorial service aboard NAS Pensacola that normally features local survivors of the attack.

They have their own license plates:

Pearl Harbor Survivors Plate

December 7, 2008   4 Comments

Passing The Plate

New Florida License Plates

Florida Plate Blogging

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Florida Plate Blogging

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Standard Florida Plate

A weekend feature of Why Now.

December 7, 2008   2 Comments