Archive for March, 2009

Charging veterans for serving

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Whoever concocted the idea of charging private insurance companies for veterans’ combat-related injuries should be dropped into Mosul at midnight, parachute optional. As a Vietnam veteran I am angry almost beyond words.

The A.I.G. Ripoff

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009

President Obama has vowed to fight A.I.G. over its use of $165 million in bail-out money to reward the very people who put A.I.G. in the hole. Am I a hypocrite for pointing out a precedent that would allow A.I.G. to not pay the contractually guaranteed bonuses?

Piping Plover surveys

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Members of my Audubon chapter have been working with government agencies to monitor Piping Plovers, an endangered bird species, in the Indian River Lagoon near the St. Lucie Inlet.