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June 28th, 2012
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  1. MicheleG™

    http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=78387

    June 28, 2012 at 2:26 pm | Reply
    • MicheleG™

      The Waldo Canyon Fire

      June 28, 2012 at 2:26 pm | Reply
  2. Mildred

    @Mary Shannon
    In Poughkeepsie, there seems to be only two employers: IBM and Vassar/Marist.

    June 28, 2012 at 12:26 pm | Reply
    • Mary Shannon

      True, although there has been quite a bit of commericalism along the Route 9 corridor, so lots of retail type jobs.

      June 28, 2012 at 2:17 pm | Reply
  3. Mildred

    Hello all... I found out that Trader Joe's has a Chai flavored coffee. Must try...

    I need a few prayers/healing thoughts for one of my best friends for those who can spare them. She was pregnant and suffering a lot from a severe case of preeclampsia. She ended up in the hospital and they took the baby by C-section about 3 weeks early on Tuesday. The little one is doing great so far and may be sent home with his poppa today, but she's still out of sorts – sedated with various numbers all over the place... and not the places they should be.

    June 28, 2012 at 12:22 pm | Reply
    • MicheleG™

      Hugs and love to her. Wish I could do more for her.

      June 28, 2012 at 12:26 pm | Reply
  4. ™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™

    Good morning class, it's finally Thursday *sigh*.

    Truth – I know what you mean with the pres coming to town, if LA traffic isn't bad enough, he has to come in for "fund raisers" and always, always lands around 4-5 pm, prime rush hour traffic!

    June 28, 2012 at 11:22 am | Reply
  5. Breaking News!™

    Correction: The entire law has been upheld. CNN missed it the first time out.

    Given that 2/3 of voters are against this law, let us hope that they vent their rage at the polls this November.

    June 28, 2012 at 10:25 am | Reply
    • Mary Shannon

      Oh no.....IMHO its not the job of government to mandate everyone to have health insurance, its their job to facilitate programs and policies that make it possible for everyone to have health insurance, if they so choose.

      June 28, 2012 at 10:30 am | Reply
    • MicheleG™

      Modest reminder: Being required to have health insurance does not make it affordable, despite the hoopla. What SEEMS affordable to the rich guys may be totally out of reach for a LOT of people.

      June 28, 2012 at 11:26 am | Reply
      • Truth™@Mary, MicheleG

        Another little known tidbit about the law is that your bank accounts will be debited if you are not in compliance. Another thing that Queen Nancy forgot to tell us before they passed it to see what's in it.

        June 28, 2012 at 11:44 am | Reply
        • Mary Shannon

          Interesting....what will they do for those who don't have bank accounts? I suppose they will put a lien on tax returns?

          June 28, 2012 at 11:54 am |
        • Truth™@Mary, MicheleG

          Either thata or wage garnishments. Either way, this is WAY more intrusive than I think most people realize.

          June 28, 2012 at 11:55 am |
        • MicheleG™

          Well, there is a "financial hardship" provision but I bet it will be nearly impossible to qualify for.

          June 28, 2012 at 12:00 pm |
  6. Breaking News!™

    The Individual Mandate is history.

    June 28, 2012 at 10:09 am | Reply
    • Mary Shannon

      Woo hoo, the SC got it right!

      June 28, 2012 at 10:16 am | Reply
  7. Mary Shannon

    Wow, Truth is going to get a visit from the Pres....bet he's excited!!!

    June 28, 2012 at 9:33 am | Reply
    • Truth™@Mary

      Just what wildfires need...more hot air.

      Actually some of the local responders are ticked off BIGTIME since this will interrupt the tanked flights. Probably not what is needed right now.

      June 28, 2012 at 9:59 am | Reply
      • MicheleG™

        I wonder what the actual perimeter is around AF1? You know, how far away other aircraft must be kept away from it? 5 miles? More? What is the vertical limit? How big IS the bubble?

        June 28, 2012 at 11:00 am | Reply
  8. Mary Shannon

    This is ridiculous, I firmly believe we have pushed the envelope way too far when sunscreen is "forbidden"!

    http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/story/2012-06-27/sunscreen-policies/55877080/1

    June 28, 2012 at 9:29 am | Reply
  9. Caroline

    Hi everyone n good morning, this is Carolines hubby Mike, her infection finally cleared, but she has started losing her waist length hair. She was devastated when she found clumps on the pillow...anyways she must be getting her sense of humor back as she is wearing her mile high club ballcap, and just smiles when asked if she earned it, hoping to have her home again soon, she told me to thank each and everyone of u for the support u sending her,and fingers crossed she will be back soon with her funny accent. Thankyou all again, Mike

    June 28, 2012 at 6:35 am | Reply
    • Truth™@Mike, Caroline

      Bless your heart for the support you are giving her. She will need it more and more. May The Lord carry you both through this.

      June 28, 2012 at 8:33 am | Reply
    • Mary Shannon

      Please send her our best and tell her we miss her!!

      June 28, 2012 at 9:16 am | Reply
    • DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God@Caroline&Mike

      [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZ2HcRl4wSk&w=640&h=390]

      June 28, 2012 at 9:34 am | Reply
    • MicheleG™

      (((HUGS!))) and LOVE to you both!

      June 28, 2012 at 10:22 am | Reply
    • ™©JbJiNg!eŚ®™@Mike

      Please send Caroline my very bestest wishes for a speedy recovery! Wishing you both all the best. Tell her I LOVE the hat! Note to self to find said hat....

      June 28, 2012 at 11:20 am | Reply
    • Mildred

      **Hugs to you both**

      **positive healing thoughts**

      June 28, 2012 at 12:16 pm | Reply

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