USA Labor Day

Submitted by ub on Mon, 09/03/2018 - 09:40

Labor Day in the #USA is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. President Abraham Lincoln once said
about our great nation... "We find ourselves in the peaceful possession of the fairest portion of the earth"

This national holiday honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws, and well-being of this wonderful country.

US Extreme Court

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/02/2018 - 11:03

It has been known as the Supreme Court of the United States, which is the highest federal court of the nation. SCOTUS was established pursuant to Article Three of the United States Constitution in 1789, it has ultimate appellate jurisdiction over all federal courts and state court cases, involving issues of federal law plus original jurisdiction over a small range of cases.

However, since Republicans took control of the US government, the court is moving towards an extremely conservative ideology.

Hard at Work

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/02/2018 - 08:27

As the nation celebrates this national holiday weekend we call Labor Day, we look at who and what is working or not much.

This is a public holiday as well as a day of festivities held in honor of working people. While it is celebrated in the USA and Canada on the first Monday in September, in many other countries around the world, it is celebrated on May 1.

More from TED Why do Americans and Canadians celebrate Labor Day? -Kenneth C. Davis

Will McCain Be Able to Unite US?

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/01/2018 - 20:26

Besides my dearest family members, which include my late brother, who also a member of the US military in Vietnam, I have known many wonderful people throughout my career. One day, I may even write the book which my loved ones suggest I should, but for now, this blog is sufficient. Nice stories happen to people who tell them. Here's another one, with some food for thought.

America Bids Farewell To Royalty

Submitted by ub on Fri, 08/31/2018 - 08:10

America pays its final respect and bids a final farewell to US Royalty. Funeral services take place for The Queen of Soul in Detroit, Michigan and in Washington, DC for a US Patriot, a national hero and the Prince of modern day politics.

The week-long celebrations fo the lives of Aretha Franklin and Us Senator John McCain culminates this weekend with their funeral services.

All About Don

Submitted by ub on Thu, 08/30/2018 - 08:58

Here is One for Odious Don... and not an Ode to Don

Let me tell you a story about a man named Don, who ran a con that let him have financial fun.
Then one day his superego took him on and everything began to come undone.

Could this be a modern day version of an old sitcom called the DC Capitol Hill-bullies?

When will Don, and his bully clan come and finally be long gone?

Joe Who?

Submitted by ub on Wed, 08/29/2018 - 23:09

Here's a blast from the past. Did you know Arizona Voters took to the polls to make Joe Arpaio a has been? Adult language ahead.

Last August, President Donald Trump gave his very first pardon to Joe Arpaio, an ancient and bombastic fat man as well as a loser and former sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona.

Mambo Legends

Submitted by ub on Wed, 08/29/2018 - 18:20

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts is excited to kick off their 38th ANNIVERSARY SEASON with A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF THE PALLADIUM ERA featuring the legendary MAMBO LEGENDS ORCHESTRA with specially invited guest singer GILBERTO SANTA ROSA on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 at 8 pm.

All The Presidents' Henchmen

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/28/2018 - 23:34

POTUS campaign manager Paul Manafort convicted, National Security Adviser General Flynn guilty, along with a fixer for @realdonaldreump and longtime attorney Michael Cohen but this list grows longer.

These are some of the henchmen who either pled guilty, were convicted by a jury. Will one, or some of the Presidents henchmen may be able to put Humpty Don back together again?