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December 22, 2011 07:38 PM Forum: My Favorite WIMP.COM or YOUTUBE.COM

Great small business success story

Posted By Russ Carroll

http://www.mivamerchant.com/video-landing/scan-my-photos-testimonial

New client video for us. Our guys are doing great work.

December 23, 2011 09:19 AM Forum: Politics

Ronald Reagan's Christmas Address 12/23/81

Posted By Russ Carroll

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UU0tuah-x7M

Merry Christmas to All,

Russ

December 27, 2011 08:13 PM Forum: Politics

The Wrong Bush Got Elected

Posted By Russ Carroll

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203893404577100330414585006.html?fb_ref=wsj_share_FB&fb_source=tickerdialog_oneline

From the article:

"In short, we must choose between the straight line promised by the statists and the jagged line of economic freedom. The straight line of gradual and controlled growth is what the statists promise but can never deliver. The jagged line offers no guarantees but has a powerful record of delivering the most prosperity and the most opportunity to the most people. We cannot possibly know in advance what freedom promises for 312 million individuals. But unless we are willing to explore the jagged line of freedom, we will be stuck with the straight line. And the straight line, it turns out, is a flat line."

Too bad your dumbass brother screwed up the presidency for you.

And from another article on the deterioration of the quality of regulation:

"New studies show the quality of federal regulation is plummeting.

The Mercatus Center evaluates all major rules that cost over $100 million a year on a composite score of a dozen regulatory best practices. The Health and Human Services Department's highest-scoring ObamaCare rules came in at 25 out of 60 points, the lowest at 13. These are not merely bad grades. They are relative Fs on the regulatory curve—about 35% to 40% lower than the averages for the other rules that the executive branch put out in 2008 and 2009. The ObamaCare rules score lower than other HHS rules in 2009."

December 28, 2011 08:28 AM Forum: Sports

Final Pool Week

Posted By Russ Carroll

Herb won last week with 11 wins, and Eric and I tied for second with 10. I will give props to HY for picking Seattle over San Fran, but they were not that big of an underdog...not sure why.

Going into the last week of the regular season, we have:

Russ 148
Herb 148
Eric 145

so the very unpredictable final week will determine bragging rights for the entire offseason. Good luck to all and thanks for playing.

January 1, 2012 09:16 AM Forum: Off Topic Discussions

Here's a joke for the Doc to lighten things up a b

Posted By Russ Carroll

An internist, an obstetrician, a psychiatrist, a surgeon and a pathologist all went duck hunting together.

The internist spotted the first duck but didn't fire, explaining that without more tests, he couldn't be sure it was a duck. When the next duck appeared, the obstetrician raised his gun but he also didn't fire, explaining that while he was convinced it was a duck, he wasn't sure if it was a male or a female. Another duck appeared and this time the psychiatrist started to take the shot, then decided not to, explaining, "I know he's duck, but does he know he's a duck?"

When the next bird appeared, the surgeon instantly raised his gun and fired without hesitation. Turning to the pathologist, he asked, "Go see if that's a duck."

January 10, 2012 06:52 AM Forum: Pet Pics

Kodi at School

Posted By Russ Carroll

He's ready for "graduation" from herding school. Why can't he follow directions like this at home???

http://gallery.me.com/russ92069#100197/IMG_0162&bgcolor=black

January 13, 2012 07:26 AM Forum: Politics

Here's a Savant if I ever Saw One!

Posted By Russ Carroll

http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/13/world/meast/iran-scientist-killed/index.html?hpt=hp_t1

January 13, 2012 08:41 AM Forum: Politics

CNN - President Obama is speaking about his plan to

Posted By Russ Carroll

...ask Congress for more power to shrink the federal government. And in a related story, Kim Kardashian to talk to producers about bringing more modesty into reality TV.

January 16, 2012 11:25 AM Forum: Sports

The Game Most of us WANTED to see

Posted By Russ Carroll

has been cancelled, due to the fact that neither team could hold on to the freaking ball (that is to say the Saints and the Packers).

Good luck to San Francisco and New Y....well good luck to San Francisco anyway.

January 30, 2012 03:50 PM Forum: Global Warming - REAL or NOT

16 scientists say "Cool it!"

Posted By Russ Carroll

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204301404577171531838421366.html

I've pitched this as a critical documentary for a while now, so this seems like the right time to do it again. It is an absolute must see regardless of your view of Climate Change, Global Warming, or whatever you want to call it:

http://www.amazon.com/Cool-Bjørn-Lomborg/dp/B004IN75D0/ref=pd_sim_b_1