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If You Think Health Care Is Expensive Now

children, family, Milwaukee, retirement, veteran

Please send the following letter to your Senators and Representative --

If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait until it is "free!"  The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has said the "Obama Compromise" is a $1 TRILLION bill.  However, when one ignores the accounting gimmicks that double-count and the inclusion of 10 years of revenue for 6 years of expenses, the result is a $2.3 TRILLION price tag!  Even Senate Budget Committee chairman, Democrat Ken Conrad has said that this "accounting" is a Ponzi scheme that would make Bernie Madoff proud.

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The Boy and the Puppy

Bay View, children, family, friends

By Jack Canfield

A farmer had some puppies he needed to sell. He painted a sign advertising the pups and set about nailing it to a post on the edge of his yard. As he was driving the last nail into the post, he felt a tug on his overalls. He looked down into the Eyes of a little boy.

Mister," he said, "I want to buy one of your puppies."

"Well," said the farmer, as he rubbed the sweat off the back of his neck, "these puppies come from fine parents and cost a good deal of money."

The boy dropped his head for a moment. Then reaching deep into his pocket, he pulled out a handful of change and held it up to the farmer. "I've got thirty-nine cents. Is that enough to take a look?"

"Sure," said the farmer.

And with that he let out a whistle, "Here, Dolly!" he called. Out from the doghouse and down the ramp ran Dolly followed by four little balls of fur. The little boy pressed his face against the chain link fence. His eyes danced with delight.

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House Approves Legislation To Protect TRICARE

children, military, political, veteran

House Approves Legislation to Protect TRICARE
HR 4887 Approved by a Vote of 403-0!

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Parable of the Pencil

children, family, school


The Pencil Maker took the pencil aside, just before putting him into the box. There are 5 things you need to know, he told the pencil, before I send you out into the world. Always remember them and never forget, and you will become the best pencil you can be.

One: You will be able to do many great things, but only if you allow yourself to be held in Someone's hand.

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