Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Daily Trek -- July 8, 2008

What'd I miss?

Everything you need to know to stay informed each day in 5 minutes or less!  Read your regular news and include this and you will be able to participate in most any current events discussion.
Research: Frequent sex is good for men.

He has spoken!  Obama has actually admitted that the surge is working!

"The FARC are terrorists with a capital 'T'"  Marc Gonsalves, Former FARC Hostage, July 7, 2008.

GM set to unveil the actual production Volt for grim 100 year anniversary, stock at lowest point since 1950's.

Meanwhile VW has Alabama as the frontrunner for their new plant.

"MORE CLINTON PUSHBACK: 'Sen. Barack Obama, the presumed Democratic presidential nominee, faces dissent from dozens of top fund-raisers and other supporters of former rival Sen. Hillary Clinton, who are angry over how she was treated during their bruising primary battle and are hesitating to back Sen. Obama.'"

It has been nearly 7 years and construction has yet to begin at Ground Zero in NYC.  Now some are suggesting we just rebuild the Twin Towers.

The US Navy practices keeping the oil flowing in the Persian Gulf!

GE cheated on its Brazil taxes, or so it appears.

So you got sick on that picnic huh?  Don't blame the mayo, seems it isn't as evil as we were led to believe as most commercial brands have acidic vinegar that can kill bacteria.

Did 55 mph speed limits waste not only time, but human lives?

One in Every Hundred Overseas War on Terror Detainees has a Criminal Arrest Record in the U.S.

There were no U.S. military deaths in Iraq to report from the past week, the first time that’s happened.

Harry Reid won't allow oil, coal, or nuclear production.  Has he checked to see what powered his state's economy?  Las Vegas runs on energy, tourists run on oil!

"China wants to have 100 of Westinghouse Electric Co.'s nuclear -- more than double what was anticipated."

The Bush administration is accusing the government of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez of providing cash and refuge to the militant Islamist group Hezbollah of southern Lebanon.

Where is the media now that the Arctic ice concentration is at the same How many years of normal ice conditions will it take before they admit the Polar Bear isn't threatened? The coverage of both Arctic and Antarctic ice has been very one sided. (images at link)

Washington DC, still smarting from the loss of control over law abiding citizens lives, may keep semi automatics illegal.  Only revolvers would be allowed -- it's a step, but they really are power hungry jerks.

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