Friday, February 7, 2014

                   SOME THINGS TO THINK ABOUT THIS WEEKEND... 


                                    that's right, I'm sticking my nose in the nations business again!

 
 
So, I've been thinking about guns...how nothing gets done and we have tragedy after tragedy what seems like daily now and I think I've come up with an idea...
We wouldn't have to change the laws. No one would have to give up their guns. You could buy all the guns you want... we just raise the price of ammunition. I mean a lot, like one bullet = $100.00.
And there would be a tax, a big tax, so $100.00 + like 18% would be $ 118.00 per shot. If you purchase 30 rounds of ammunition that's $ 3540.00. (Right now you can buy a whole box of like 40 bullets for about $25.00 at Walmart.)
It just might help cut down on the number of shootings...
And, we could put all that extra money into infrastructure and securing our power grids so things like this don't happen; http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304851104579359141941621778
And at the same time it just might reduce the amount of gun violence. Hey, it worked with cigarettes!


Will the Affordable Care Act really cost jobs? See for yourself;
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/04/obamacare-employment_n_4724472.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl1%7Csec3_lnk3%26pLid%3D438923

From American Idol to congress?
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/05/clay-aiken-congress_n_4729132.html

Just how broken is our justice system? Remember the young man who killed 4 people while driving drunk who used the defense of Affluenza... 
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/05/ethan-couch-affluenza-teen_n_4729821.html
What if we had a system where everyone had the same access to legal representation no matter how poor or wealthy you were? Thoughts?

You don't need to watch the Olympics to see some amazing gymnastics. Just take a look at congress!
Yep, they are at it again;
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/05/debt-ceiling-2014_n_4731544.html

An open letter to a customer from a restaurant owner in a difficult situation ( get the Kleenex ready )...
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tony-posnanski/to-the-woman-and-child-who-sat-at-table-9_b_4613722.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl4%7Csec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D439406

And lastly; today is the fiftieth anniversary of the Beatles first visit to the U.S.A. which launched the
British Invasion. Thank you England, that's some mighty amazing music! We love you yeah, yeah, yeah...


Have a great weekend!

Noodle and crew

13 comments:

  1. You sure got a nose fur da news Noodle! My Dad is so old he saw the Beatles whrn the came to the US.

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  2. Nice, Noodle. I agree with the bullets. I say $200 each. That would be great. I support your idea. - Crepes.

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  3. Hey, Noodle, you sure do have a handle on news. Thanks. Especially for the letter to the woman and girl from manager. Sorry we haven't been visiting as we'd like. Jan has been bogged down and won't let us have the computer much. :(

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  4. We don't like to comment on your internal issues as that would be wrong but the Beatles OMD 50 years ago, way to go. Have a fabulous Friday.
    Best wishes Molly

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  5. We'd heard it was 50 years for the Beatles. Half a century...crazy. LOL.

    We're not U.S. kitties, so don't really have a right to say anything, but since Canadian news follows a lot of happenings south of our border, we rather like your idea re: ammunition! Perfect solution from our point of view!

    P.S. Can you really buy bullets at WalMart? Seriously? Not really, you're kidding, right? Because we can't wrap our heads around that.

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  6. I'm looking forward to watching the Beatles special tomorrow.....and....LOVE LOVE LOVE your ammunition idea!

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  7. people will just make their own ammo. i know lots of folks who already do. :)

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  9. Noodle, we like when you stick your nose in the nation's business. You have some good ideas.

    The mom says she remembers watching the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show way back when. She's really old. ;)

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  10. Hi Noodle...we stopped by to say hello and Mum really likes your blog. She calls it 'gritty'. Her opinion about gun control is not to control the guns but to actually punish people who kill others. She suggests outsourcing prisons to Mexico or India or China...she thinks those prisons may not have quite as many video games, baseball diamonds, or shopping trips as our US prisons offer.

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  11. And we love your blog…yeah, yeah, yeah! Thanks for the link to the restaurant owner's letter. It really touched Mom. Purrs and paw-pats, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

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  12. The Beatles!! Ya, all that news and that's what stood out for me. Don't judge. The Beatles trump almost any topic. Thanks so much for joining in the Pet Parade! love your banner. Noodle- great name!

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  13. so, treat ammo like cigarettes.. interesting idea..

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