Monthly Archives: September 2012

More useless trivia.

James K. Polk fulfilled all his campaign promises. During his administration Polk acquired California from Mexico, settled the Oregon dispute, lowered tariffs, established a sub-treasury, and retired from office after one term. The very first Olympic race, held in 776 … Continue reading

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Interesting stuff…

Got this in an email from a family friend. Thought I’d share.   *Lesson # 1:* * * U.S. Tax revenue: $2,170,000,000,000 * Proposed Fed budget: $3,820,000,000,000(Remember we have had no budget the for past 3 years – compliments of … Continue reading

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Huh? Useless trivia and what-not.

Q: What’s the difference between a cannon and a mortar? A: A cannon is used to shoot at an obstacle, such as a wall or other fortifications. A mortar is used to shoot over walls and other fortifications.   Q: … Continue reading

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