Tag Archives: Government

US ended year with a surge of hiring, adding 200,000 jobs; unemployment rate at 8.5 percent


Despite the best efforts of the Republicans in Congress, the  US ended the year with a surge of hiring, adding 200,000 jobs; unemployment rate at 8.5 percent – The Washington Post.

Will ‘supreme leader’ Kim Jong-un take a shot on North Korea’s future?


The Christian Science Monitor: Will ‘supreme leader’ Kim Jong-un take a shot on North Korea’s future? http://goo.gl/mag/nYDHi

Russian spacecraft falls from the sky. Is the International Space Station in trouble?


Well if it is, we’re in no position to do anything about it.  Those people in DC are all Cold War kids like me.  How DARE they let us get in a situation where we’re no longer the top dogs on the Final Frontier!

The loss of the Progress freighter, which was carrying three tons of food, fuel, and water to the ISS, is the second embarrassing loss of a Russian space vehicle in barely a week, and the third so far this year. Last week, an Express AM-4 telecommunications satellite failed to separate from its Proton-M carrier rocket, and had to be jettisoned.

http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Europe/2011/0825/Russian-spacecraft-falls-from-the-sky.-Is-the-International-Space-Station-in-trouble