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Archive for January, 2011

Obama 2011 State of the Union Address

Telling Thoughts As he begins the second half of his first term in The White House, the President, beset with so many challenges not of his making, now has to deal with the added problem of a Republican House of Representatives majority, in a deeply divided Congress. Let us hope his State of the Union […]

President Obama’s Tucson Memorial Speech

Telling Thoughts A quote from the Huffington Post article, 12th Jan 2011, from the President’s Speech in Arizona. TUCSON, Ariz. — Summoning the soul of a nation, President Barack Obama on Wednesday implored Americans to honor those slain and injured in the Arizona shootings by becoming better people, telling a polarized citizenry that it is […]

It’s Raining Cats & Dogs

“It’s Raining Cats & Dogs” –  by John Hay It’s raining cats and dogs in Queensland – It’s raining cats and dogs If this keeps up much longer – we’ll all turn into frogs With many farms and roads – now reduced to bogs. It keeps on raining, raining, raining – it’s raining cats and […]