Saturday, March 29, 2014

Six Word Saturday

my Six Words:
You come, I'll clear the porch

Six Words Saturday fine print:
Describe your life (or something) in a phrase using just six words for Six Word Saturday. Click the box at right to visit Cate's blog with Mr. Linky showing all the other blogs participating this week. Cate is the boss at Six Word Saturday. She would like for you to participate.


Thursday, March 27, 2014

Why would the FBI Investigate FEMA Flood Map Changes?

Read this please:

FBI Investigates FEMA Flood Map Changes After NBC News Report - NBC

Why would the FBI investigate FEMA?  Lobbyists?  Payola?  It smells BAD!

Bill O'Reiley (of Fox News fame), who says there isn't any Network original reporting anymore, where are you now?  I would like to hear you comments on this issue.

"The (FBI) investigation follows a report by NBC News documenting more than 500 instances in which FEMA has remapped waterfront properties from the highest-risk flood zone, saving the owners as much as 97 percent on the premiums they pay into the financially strained National Flood Insurance Program.
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Further reading:
Read part one, "Why Taxpayers Will Bail Out the Rich When the Next Storm Hits,"
Read part two, "Meet the Flood Insurance 'Robin Hood' Who Saves Condo Owners Millions,"
Read part three, "For Average Joes, Fighting FEMA Flood Maps Isn't Easy or Cheap,""

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Succintly Yours

Ollie liked to dabble in pastries. Now at three she was Queen of the Biscuits.

But Robbie liked to dabble in cakes.  Now he was down under.

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138 Characters and spaces counted and spell checked by MicroSoft Word.


µ-fiction Story Copyright
© 2014 Jimmiehov
All Rights Reserved

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This is the THIRD BIRTHDAY for GMa's Succinctly yours.  Congratulations to GMa!!
 - Picture prompt and Word of the Week, dabble
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GMa -

- GMa's Succinctly Yours Week 157 has links to other posts and gives the rules -
- Rules: Use the photo as inspiration for a story. Maximum of 140 characters OR 140 words -


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