Tag Archives: economy

The Whole Chick-Fil-A thing

Our family is participating in the boycott against Chic-Fil-A, not that it makes much of a difference because I never eat there anyhow. The food (and i use that term lightly) is unhealthy and it doesn’t taste that great. I … Continue reading

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Our priorities, as a country

There was a story on the news this morning about residents of Aurora, Colorado, and their library access.  Many Aurora libraries have been closed, so Aurora residents have been forced to go into neighboring county’s libraries to check out books. … Continue reading

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Books for your kiddos

I’m sure I don’t have to tell all of you about the benefits of reading to your children.  Its a fun thing for the two of you to do together that has so many mental, emotional, and even physical benefits … Continue reading

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Health Revolution!

President Obama last night declared that health care reform would be essential for fixing the economy.  With that in mind, here is a petition that is being submitted full of ideas for reforming health care so that it is fair … Continue reading

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Does a good economy buy happiness?

Apparently not.  But a suddenly bad economy sure seems to cause unhappiness. Personally speaking, I don’t really see the big deal.  My take on the “suddenly” bad economy?  Welcome to the world I’ve been living in since mid 2001.  I … Continue reading

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Finding Local Food and products

I’m a big fan of buying local.  Part of it is because I believe I live in the best place in the world, and therefore all products that come from my local area must also be the best.  I also … Continue reading

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My ambitious Christmas goal

I, like No Impact Man, consider buying used to be the superior green shopping choice over buying organic or something like that. He and I think so (as if we sat down together to come to this conclusion) because a) … Continue reading

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