Author Archives: Jon Haynes

Photos of Osama bin Laden’s Body Will Not be Released!

By | May 4, 2011

So I just received emails from both the Washington Post and ABC News Indicating that President Obama said on 60 Minutes he is not going to release the pictures of Osama bin Laden. One can’t help but wonder why this is. It must be assumed if he is not intending to release photographs there must […]

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Osama bin Laden is Finally Dead!!!

By | May 1, 2011

President Obama addresses the nation on the death of Osama bin Laden Osama bin Laden is finally dead. This is something that has been a long time coming. It is has been almost 10 years since the 9/11 attacks, after which we committed to capture or kill Osama bin Laden. Although we all knew bin […]

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Is Now A Good Time for Obama to Release Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve?

By | April 20, 2011

With Prices at the pump starting to reach $4+ a gallon it may be time for Obama to release some oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Apparently he has indicated that he could had done it about a month ago, but he seems to be waiting for a worst trigger point; than the current crisis […]

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Egyptian Revolution Succeeds: Mubarak is Gone!

By | February 11, 2011

The Egyptian people have spoken and after 18 long days of protest their president of 30 long years has finally agreed to go. While this is generally seen as a good thing at this stage, there is still so much question as to who will fill this void. President Obama and others are comparing this […]

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Never Tell Me the Odds!

By | November 22, 2010

“Sir, the possibility of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately 3,720 to 1!” “Never tell me the odds.” ~C-3PO and Han Solo “Never tell me the odds” is perhaps one of the most memorable quotes from Star Wars. While the delivery was good, the quote is not memorable because of anything particularly special in […]

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Finding Your Peace

By | November 9, 2010

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. – James Allen

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Chafee says trust me, where have we heard this before?

By | October 30, 2010

Got to love campaign slogans “trust Chafee”. Chafee give me something more to trust than a 1% tax increase on the stuff I need. If that’s the good news I hate to hear what the bad news is. (Now don’t get me wrong I honestly don’t know much about him, but what I do know […]

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Pogo Dave in North Kingstown

By | August 1, 2010

Today on Route 4 South in North Kingstown between Oak Hill and West Allenton Road, I observed a guy riding an exercise bike on top of his car. My first thought was that it must be some sort of political stunt, with all the red, white, and blue wrapped around the car and the 20 […]

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Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lighting Thief

By | July 30, 2010

Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lighting Thief is a well done, and for the most part family friendly movie. It does however have some scenes that would probably scare younger children, due to intensity. The movie is based largely and pretty accurately on the Greek mythology of the gods and demigods i.e. half gods. […]

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WikiLeak’s Afghanistan War Logs

By | July 28, 2010

As many of you have heard WikiLeaks has Published Afghanistan war logs dating from 2004 all the way up to the beginning of 2010. They claim since everything is submitted anonymously they do not know who sent them the war logs. Not only did Wikileaks publish them, but they published the entire 91,000 logs, well […]

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