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January 22, 2010 RSS feed / On Second Thought

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

Not so fast ladies

The Woman Whose Garbage I’m Responsible for likes to blame my defective Y chromosome when I do something she considers wrong, rude, or disgusting. Her implication is that women are far too advanced to resort to such primitive behavior. More...

Jewelry store window smashed

The ABC television station in Houston recently reported that Triplett’s Jewelry store was broken into and dozens of gold rings taken. The rings were on display in a street–front window and in display cases inside the store. More...

Stop the unfair point of sale tax

The South Carolina REALTORS® Association today launched a comprehensive, statewide media campaign to raise public awareness about a bill in the South Carolina Legislature that would reform the unfair point of sale tax. More...

What you are not hearing about Haiti

Published on Thursday, January 14, 2010 by

In the hours following Haiti's devastating earthquake, CNN, the New York More...


Full Story

Forty– something

Tough is a Hamburglar Merry–Go Round

Kids aren’t as tough as they used to be or, at least, we won’t let them be. More...

Neighborhood associations host forum for mayoral candidates

The following neighborhood associations have joined together to host a forum for all mayoral candidates on Thursday, February 4, at 7 p.m. at Eastminster Presbyterian Church on Trenholm Road. More...