Tag: United States

Democracy Dead America? F*CK YEAH: A Holly Robin Rant

Democracy Dead

Democracy is about equality right? A government for the people by the people. I am sorry but this government is a joke. The entirety. Our president, our congress, they are all out for themselves and something needs

Quit Smoking Lose Weight? WEIGHT A MINUTE!

How I Quit Smoking and Lost Weight Without Trying Getting healthy on one aspect means getting unhealthy on another.  Is this true?  When you quit smoking, you gain fat–excuse me, I gained fat.  I’m not speaking on behalf of Americans,

Jill Kelley Speaks Out Again, Jill Kelley Breaks Silence AGAIN

Jill Kelley Speaks OUt

Jill Kelley speaks out finally regarding her involvement in the General Petraeus Scandal that conveniently came out just before Petraeus, aka the head of the CIA during the Benghazi attacks, was supposed to testify in court.  But really guys, it

Operation Enduring Freedom Calling All Soldier Stories

Operation Enduring Freedom, so we are what operating to continue freedom?  Lasting freedom?  Honestly this Operation Enduring Freedom is nothing more than a perfect title to a political war.  While America continues to be free, what is the price she

Thanksgiving Day 2012 | Stories Inspiring Thanks

Sitting here on the eve of Thanksgiving Day 2012, 2 pm EST, I realize I have no plans for a day that so many Americans celebrate despite their religious backgrounds.  Despite lacking official plans for Thanksgiving Day 2012 I decided

David Petraeus Scandal Pressed by Time?

When the David Petraeus scandal first broke, I have to be honest I barely knew who the guy was and rolling my eyes said not again.  But than after a fortunate meeting I decided to look further into the David

Armistice Day History and Heroes Behind November 11th

Armistice Day entered American history with a heavy burden, acknowledging the end to a war that was responsible for over 37 million casualties.   For four years World War I raged on, wreaking havoc across Europe, the Great War demolished cultures,

Sandy And The City: Hurricane Sandy Hits NYC

Walking out of the liquor store on 37th and 3rd, I could not help but wonder if Hurricane Sandy is driving other New Yorkers to drink.  If you ask this New Yorker, looks like Hurricane Sandy is gonna rock us

Political Campaign or Popularity Contest?

Mitt Romney and Barack Obama Political Campaign Every politician is involved in some sort of political campaign aka political agenda.  Isn’t it annoying when the fact-checkers find lies in the politician’s speech and the politician just moves on like nothing ever happened—as if

True Price of War Costs Human Lives, Forget Counting Dollars

Dust and sand, agitated by the choppers blades, dance in chaos around the khaki Bates boots, our boys doing all they can to shield their faces, for as they know the price of war in Iraq is heavy.  Sure the

Relationship, Bromberg’s How To

  I’ve been interested to write a series of articles about my take on how to do things. There are plenty of “how to” books and a seemingly endless supply of forums and reference materials on the internet, however, my

Financial Freedom Bromberg’s How To

Isn’t it amazing that some people can talk about finances for hours? Even though there are a gazillion books on financial management, likely hundreds of more books are being published as we speak and I would think everything has already

Military Families Pets Can Come Home on United Airlines

United Airlines No Longer Hiking Fares for Military Families to Fly Home Pets Military families are nomadic; it can be rough on the marriage, children and even pets.  But thanks to PetSafe, military families are not going to have to

Roseanne Barr Running For President via Green Party

Roseanne Barr Running For President Roseanne Barr is running for President of the United States.  Yes, you read that right. Not president of the Screen Actors Guild or some show business-type thing, but president of the USA. As I wait

Mitt Romney : A Focus On The Middle Class, Or A Lack Of Focus On The Poor?

Mitt Romney

  Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has caught some backlash from some poorly worded sentences he has uttered, some of which make him seem out of touch with those that are in economic hard times. This, of course, could be a

Obama Wants The Rich To Pay 30% In Taxes

Obama Wants The Rich To Pay 30% In Taxes

  There’s been a lot of buzz about Obama wanting to reform the tax code for those that make a million bucks or more a year. The idea here is that if you make more money, you should pay more

Obama Gives Early Christmas Present to Soldiers and Their Families

U.S. troops

Obama Gives Early Christmas Present to Iraq Troops An early Christmas came to millions on Thursday when U.S. troops lowered the flag of command that flew over the Iraqi capital, carefully rolled it and cased it in camouflage in accordance

Barack Obama, Justin Bieber, and the Holidays

I cringed a bit when I wrote an article headline that included both Obama the President of the United States and the young and ultra-popular music star Justin Bieber. These two folks aren’t anything alike but they both attended a

Pearl Harbor Remembering The Day

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor Remembering The Day Many People Lost Their Lives Seventy years ago, FDR proclaimed Pearl Harbor, “a date which will live in infamy.” December 7th marks the anniversary of the deadly attack on Pearl Harbor. The United States suffered