Archive for April, 2009

We need a fair tax structure.

Posted: 5th April 2009 by Christopher Saikes in Current Affairs, Politics
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In anticipation of the economic crisis and the possibility of losing my job, I closed one of my IRAs that I had opened only 5 months earlier. I used the money to pay off my credit cards because the company I work is having real trouble keeping the doors open.  This decision cost me almost half of […]

One Giant Leap, Backwards?

Posted: 4th April 2009 by Mike Trent in Current Affairs, Politics, Science, Space, Technology
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Pen Truth Contributor Three parachutes open with the capsule swaying slowly below, barely seen against the canvas of the vibrant cloudless blue sky.  Astronauts returning to earth head toward a splash down into the Pacific Ocean.  Helicopters buzz around the floating city that is the aircraft carrier.   All standing on the deck cheering, having waited […]