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Don’t diss da state of New Jersey

 From (TRENTON) — Here’s the situation, "Snooki": The party is over. There won’t be any tax break for "Jersey Shore." Gov. Chris Christie squashed a controversial $420,000 tax credit called the "Snooki subsidy" for the first season of the hit MTV show, saying taxpayers could not afford to support [...]

2011-11-13T13:49:45+00:00September 27, 2011|The Daily Dose|0 Comments

Chicken Meatball Soup

From / Ingredients - 1 pound ground chicken breast 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt 5/8 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 cup chopped onion 1 1/2 teaspoons minced garlic 4 cups water 1 (32 fluid ounce) container chicken broth [...]

2011-09-27T17:35:26+00:00September 26, 2011|Whats for dinner|0 Comments

Women in Saudi Arabia may not be able to drive or have surgery or leave the country without the permission of a male relative, but they can finally vote.  Having said that, they won't be able to vote for four more years. While some women are asking why that is, [...]

2011-09-27T17:37:21+00:00September 26, 2011|Civics for Kids|0 Comments

The boys who cried wolf

Americans are getting tired of the phrase, "government shutdown."  And if poll results are any indication, they're pretty tired of Congress, too.  This is the third time in five months that there has been the threat of the government shutting down because of a political impasse.  I think the link [...]

2011-09-27T23:04:31+00:00September 26, 2011|General Interest|0 Comments

Creamy Wild Rice Soup

 This recipe comes from one of my absolute favorite cooking sites,  2-1/4 cups water 1/2 - 1 cup wild rice, native or cultivated (wild rice photo comparison) 1 tablespoon butter 2 cups sliced leeks, white and light green parts only (about 4 leeks) 2 cups chopped celery (about 4 [...]

2011-09-23T13:52:15+00:00September 23, 2011|Whats for dinner|0 Comments

The Debt Spiel

If you thought people were disappointed in August with all of the grandstanding and political posturing around the debt deal, wait until you get a load of this. The Debt Deal has morphed into the Debt Spiel.  And instead of across the board cuts to the budget and scaling back [...]

2011-09-23T00:52:00+00:00September 20, 2011|The Daily Dose|0 Comments

Who holds the key to women voters?

 You might assume it's the Democrats.  But a new book by Anita Dunn, a former White House spokesperson under President Barack Obama, called "Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington and the Education of a President" seems to suggest that the Obama Administration may not be as female friendly as you might [...]

2011-09-23T13:38:59+00:00September 20, 2011|General Interest|0 Comments
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