Category Archives: Government

Ramblings of a “mad” man…part 4

It is going on 4 years now and in order to keep the monthly streak going, I submit the following to confirm that… Continue reading

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Back in the US..S..A….

You just don’t realize how great the United States is until you spend time away. Granted we have a lot of problems that must be addressed and sorted out, Continue reading

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Tehran, wastebaskets, Ben and the FBI

I get a daily and monthly report on visits to my web site www.driftwoodartdesigns.com and my blog www.danielncarney.com . Recently, I got several “visits” from people in Tehran, Iran, and I thought that one or more of our crack security agencies might be interested in the reason for the contacts and begin to monitor my sites. Continue reading

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7…11

I have seen the future of America and it is an eleven year old girl selling (or I should say trying to sell) mistletoe in Portland Oregon and a seven year old boy from Detroit. Continue reading

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Remembering friends…JFK and veterans

In case you you haven’t heard, it will soon be the 50th year anniversary of that terrible day in Dallas. People my age, remember, in detail, what they were doing and where they were when they found out about Kennedy’s assassination. Continue reading

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Everything is changing….

“Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.” Will Rodgers Continue reading

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The lazy days of summer … I don’t think so!

As I write this the Red Sox have the best record in baseball and my main man Jacoby Ellsbury is now batting .300. Yes I do understand there are a few doubters out there that say wait until September and then they will show their true colors. I say f**k that! I’m enjoying the ride now. Continue reading

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Jimmy and Johnny re-visited

Nearly 16 years on the run and two years after his arrest on charges he played a role in 19 murders, James “Whitey” Bulger is about to face a jury. Continue reading

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Back in the U…U…USA

…after five months in Ireland it is good to be back in the greatest country in the world.

So now I’ll start bitchin about it. Continue reading

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“A terrible beauty” and the tax man

The Irish economy is still on the fence and The Irish Times is reporting that the Dáil Éireann (equivalent to US Congress) will incorporate a scenery tax into the upcoming budget to generate additional revenue. Continue reading

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