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American View

Joined 3 years ago from Plano, Texas




I enjoy woodworking, creating furniture, restoring & refinishing furniture, Restoring all types of Antiques.

When I lived in New York I was a firefighter for 15 years, serving in an engine company, before moving to Texas.

I am a total sports junkie. I follow New York Mets, Texas Rangers, New York Jets, New York Islanders, Dallas Stars, NASCAR-Hendrick Motor Sports, Richard Petty Motorsports, Notre Dame Football-We are the fighting Irish, what do you fight for?

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"A great ablity in life is showing up... and I am amazed at your ablity to show up"

"A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has".
Margaret Meade

"All men are created equal, then a few became brothers" Unknow Firefighter

"I don't give a dam what other people think, what do you think about that"

"I have come here to chew bubblegum and kick ass, and I am all out of bubblegum"

" This is the life we have chosen"



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  • 11

    Calling Out Harry Reid

    2 years ago

    Everyday Congressmen and Senators get onto the floor of their respective chambers and give speeches on different topics. Then they'll gather in the rotunda to give news conferences blaming each other for the issue at...

  • 43

    A President Can Influence Gas Prices

    2 years ago

    I am never amazed to the limits some go to misrepresent an issue. Gas prices are once again going up, in fact let’s be honest, they have gone up since Obama took office. I read an article stating Obama has no...

  • 16

    911 First Responders Need Your Help

    2 years ago

    September 11, 2001 was a heart stopping moment in our countries history. It was a heinous attack of innocent people on our soil and it invoked and incredible amount of emotions within us all. We witnessed a nation that...

  • 13

    Reforming the Presidential Nomination System

    2 years ago

    It seems that election cycle campaigning is entirely too long and an unfair process.

  • 19

    Martin Luther King, Has His Dream Come True?

    2 years ago

    Another year has passed and we are coming up on another Martin Luther King Day. I know many will see this as a black holiday and not as a day to honor a man who fought for his ideals, his vision, and his principles. The...

  • 29

    Can A President Stop An Election?

    3 years ago

    There has been a lot of talk and writings on a secret motive to not have elections in November 2012. This talk was low key until North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue suggested suspending Congressional elections for...

  • 8

    Salaries Down, Prices up, Jobs Not the Only Problem

    3 years ago

    There are many theories as to why the middle class is slipping away. Some believe it is because they are taxed too much. Some say it is because Congress spent too much and we now have a huge deficit to pay for. Some say...

  • 17

    USPS Current Problems

    3 years ago

    I recently read an article about the current situation of the USPS (United States Postal Service). He claims that it is the best business model in the country and that the minor problems they are incurring are President...

  • 7

    What's Going On In School Today

    3 years ago

    What is going on in the schools today? Teachers sleeping with students, students sleeping with teachers. Parents yelling at teachers and administrators, teachers and administrators yelling back, Kids bringing weapons to...

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