Thought for the Day If you consider that there has been an average of 160,000 troops in the Iraq theater of operations during the last 22 months, that gives a firearm death rate of 60 per 100,000. The rate in Washington D.C. is 80.6 per 100,000. That means that you are 25% more likely to […]
Archive for July 25th, 2005
As to the complexity of submitting a pledge to the Blogathon 2005. Here’s the easiest way to do it: Make sure you’ve added my site to your Favorites (or bookmarks) if you haven’t already. Click on the Clock on the left. Click on “Register”. Create your account (user ID and password). Once you’ve done that, […]
From World Features Syndicate: Communicating on the Internet 1. Instant messages sent in a day: 5 billion to 6 billion 2. Instant messages that are spam: 5 percent 3. Instant messenger users: 400 million 4. Spam blocked by AOL: 1.6 million every minute 5. Email that contains a virus: one in ever 11* *In the […]
Thanks go out to user “Deb”, who has sponsored me in the Blogathon 2005. Remember that I’m Blogging for ModestNeeds.org, and every sponsorship (even those for only $1) make a difference.
The other day, someone at a store in our town read that a methamphetamine lab had been found in an old farmhouse in the adjoining county and he asked me a rhetorical question, ”Why didn’t we have a drug problem when you and I were growing up?” I replied: I had a drug problem when […]