Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Barely six hours after billionaire investor Warren Buffett said that if he could he’d like to buy “a couple of hundred thousand single family homes” http://ping.fm/SO6E9
Investors Watch for More Signs of Housing Turnaround http://ping.fm/DMryd
Water Bills Expected To Triple In Some Parts Of U.S. - Sacramento News Story - KCRA Sacramento: http://bit.ly/xMqsPk via @AddThis
And the rich get richer - 2500 Government Foreclosures Up for Bulk Sale - http://ping.fm/wBQca
Barely six hours after billionaire investor Warren Buffett said that if he could he’d like to buy “a couple of hundred thousand single family homes” - http://ping.fm/unIAU
Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. -- George Bernard Shaw
FHFA Home Sales, EU Trade Rules, ‘Gekko’ Returns: Compliance http://ping.fm/PrFgK

Sunday, February 26, 2012

"All that changes in history is the name we give things." -Harry Truman

Saturday, February 25, 2012

If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. - Make mine a mallet!

Thursday, February 23, 2012

FDIC Lawsuits Yielded Big Penalties, But Bankers Haven't Paid Up http://ping.fm/TX1PM via @HuffingtonPost
Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Reaches Tiny Fraction Of Uninsured http://ping.fm/Xqwq7 via @HuffingtonPost
The Biggest City Bankruptcy May Be Days Away
USPS Closings To Lead To Tens Of Thousands Of Job Cuts http://ping.fm/mzTjz via @HuffingtonPost
AIG, Remember them! - AIG posts huge 4th-quarter profit on tax benefit http://ping.fm/4Xblh via @reuters
Gas Prices Jump 10 Cents In 2 Minutes During ABC News Segment On Rising Fuel Prices (VIDEO) http://ping.fm/AydNf via @HuffingtonPost
Seven Marines killed in copter training collision http://ping.fm/dqxyT via @reuters
FDIC Lawsuits Yielded Big Penalties, But Bankers Haven't Paid Up http://ping.fm/t63Yr via @HuffingtonPost
Taxpayers Foot Legal Bills for Fannie and Freddie Execs | Fox Business http://ping.fm/3H67T
BofA Halts Routing New Mortgages to Fannie Mae http://ping.fm/eR4R1 via @BloombergNews
35,000 Postal Service jobs on the chopping block http://ping.fm/IoFZz via @CNNMoney
Gas prices nearing $4 a gallon could slow recovery, undercut Obama's re-election prospects http://ping.fm/OlqHJ
Salt Creek, Valparaiso, Indiana Market Statistics - http://ping.fm/rvVl9
Hebron Indiana Volunteer Fire Department Chili Dinner - http://ping.fm/ZZo9E
Jake Carney and Jay Tapper clash over ‘aggressive’ reporting -
French journalists wounded in Syria plead for help in YouTube videos: yhoo.it/yMN4na
Brave Boy, 12, Calls Halt to Cancer Treatmentp - A reminder to appreciate each day! - http://ping.fm/dLTMl
7 Marines Die in Nighttime Chopper Collision - http://ping.fm/EM8cM
Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.
- Unknown

Monday, February 20, 2012

31. Harry S. Truman - Loved his attitude "The buck stops here" and "If you can't stand the heat, you better get out of the kitchen."
Franklin D. Roosevelt was related by blood or marriage to 11 past presidents. He was the first president to be seen on a television set.
Herbert Hoover was the first president to DONATE his salary to charity.
30. Calvin Coolidge became president when Warren Harding died. He had a reputation as a small-government conservative. We sure could use a little of that now!
29. Warren G. Harding was the first president to own a radio. Both his parents were doctors.
28. Woodrow Wilson is the only president buried in Washington D.C. He was a major advocate for the women's suffrage.
27. William Taft his wife was responsible for the planting of the Japanese Cherry trees. He got stuck in the bathtub as he weighed over 300 lbs. A new one was ordered.
26. Theodore Roosevelt was the first president to travel outside the U.S. He was the youngest president at 42.
25. William McKinley was the first president to use the telephone while campaigning. He was assasinated, shot twice and died eight days later.
23. Benjamin Harrison was the grandson of president William H. Harrison. He was the only president from Indiana, though he was born in Ohio and moved to Indianapolis at age 21.
22. & 24. Grover Cleveland is the only president to be elected to two non consecutive terms. His daughter Esther is the only child born in the White House.
21. Chester Arthur had 24 wagon loads of furniture and items removed from the White House before he moved in. Sounds like an episode of Hoarders
20. James Garfield was the last of seven presidents to have been born in a log cabin. He was the first left handed president.
19. Rutherford Hayes fought and was wounded in the Civil War. His presidency saw the Great Railroad Strike of 1877. Reminded me of Monopoly - http://ping.fm/ZUK43
18. Ulysses S. Grant was the first President to sign a congressional civil rights act. While president he once was fined for driving his horse too fast.
17. Andrew Johnson became president after Lincoln's death. He isued the Amnesty Proclamation, pardoning all Confederates except those with property in excess of $20,000.
16. Abraham Lincoln known as the nation's greatest president he was also the tallest at 6'4". He issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863.
15. James Buchanan considered the essence of good self-government to be founded on restrain. Now there's a novel idea, anyone think the present government could give that a try?
Presidents Day Tidbits - http://ping.fm/Q9QDA
14. Franklin Pierce had three boys, all of whom died young. He installed the first central heating system in the White House.
13. Millard Fillmore was born in a log cabin. He had the first bathtub and kitchen stove installed in the White House.
Crown Point Indiana Parkinson's Disease Support Group - meeting Feb. 20 7-9pm - http://ping.fm/x9irk
Crown Point Indiana Parkinson's Support Group - Meeting Feb. 20th 7-9pm
12. Zachary Taylor served in the military for 40 years before becoming president at age 62. He also died in office.
11. James Polk, I was surprised to read " Polk attempted to make a more orderly house. He never challenged anyone to a duel no matter how much they insulted his honor as was customary then " There wouldn't be anyone left standing if they had duels today.
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement
10. John Tyler was president from 1841-1845. I find it amazing that he has TWO living grandchildren!
9. William Harrison was the first president to die in office. He served 30 days.
8. Martin Van Buren was the first president born in the US. He served from 1837-1841. The Panic of 1837 started a 5 year depression at that time was the worst economic crisis of the nation's history.
7. Andrew Jackson was the only president to serve in the War of 1812 and the Revoluntionary War. He was also the only president of a DEBT FREE United States. Yes, you read that correctly.....debt free!!!
6. John Quincy Adams reduced the national debt from 16 million to 5 million, keep in mind this was in years 1825-1829
5. James Monroe - Known for the Monroe Doctrine which stated that the US would not tolerate further European intervention in the Americas. Wonder what he'd think of the economic side of it today!
4. James Madison is known as the "Father of the Bill of Rights". He was the shortest president at 5'4".
3. Thomas Jefferson's library of 6,000 books were purchased and were the basis of the Library of Congress
2. John Adams is the oldest living president at 90 years 247 days.
Related Presidents: Barack Obama is Part of Which Former Presidents Families? http://ping.fm/NIyMC
1. George Washington - During his term he established the federal court system and a nation wide banking system. I’ll bet he never imagined it would be like it is today!

Saturday, February 18, 2012

View Preliminary Corruption Risk Data for Your State - http://ping.fm/QbJkq
Doubletree Lake Estates West, Crown Point, Indiana Market Report - http://ping.fm/Wm3Ox
Doubletree Lake Estates, Crown Point, Indiana Market Report http://ping.fm/GguJ2
The new agency laws of real estate - http://ping.fm/sX88U
ESPN Racist Jeremy Lin Headline: http://ping.fm/6WF3k via @HuffingtonPost
Ugly Houses | Unusual Homes Around the World | HouseLogic - http://ping.fm/PdvB0
Building Materials Ingredient Labels | Green Construction Products http://ping.fm/669GA
Century Of Income Tax: What Was The Average Income In 1913, Year Of The First 1040? http://ping.fm/R2VbZ
Kiss These 10 Once-Popular Home Features Goodbye - Yahoo! Finance http://ping.fm/8stWw
Greek cabinet agrees debt swap - FT.com - EU Economy http://ping.fm/KFhzF
He who hesitates is not only lost, but miles from the next exit
12 Scary Debt Facts for 2012 - http://ping.fm/KtFQ5
As Rents Rise, Some Berliners Find Refuge on the Water
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Friday, February 17, 2012

Anonymous Knocks FTC Site Offline, Posts Anti-ACTA Content http://ping.fm/WlUEn via @HuffingtonPost
Seven And A Half Things To Know: Sucker's Market, Greek Endgame, Rihanna and Chris Brown Reunite http://ping.fm/KZOfP via @HuffingtonPost
Baard Kolstad, 17-Year-Old Street Drummer, Rivals Great Rock Musicians (VIDEO) http://ping.fm/Z0zeX #capellagoodnews via @HuffingtonPost
Google Secretly Tracked Apple's Safari Users, WSJ Reports http://ping.fm/Wfeaq via @HuffingtonPost
America's Poorest People Running Out Of Places To Live: Study http://ping.fm/QqPEk via @HuffingtonPost
A fool and his money stabilize the economy.
'Fukushima 50' Risk Their Lives To Prevent Nuclear Meltdown http://ping.fm/4m6XB via @HuffingtonPost
Gold Coins Found In French Attic Worth Nearly $1 million http://ping.fm/xBmNU #capellagoodnews via @HuffingtonPost
Federal agents arrest alleged suicide bomber - http://ping.fm/UkURU
Paul Krugman In Playboy Interview: 'People Should Be In Jail' Because Of Financial Crisis http://ping.fm/2p4qV via @HuffingtonPost
Study: Autistic brains show changes months before symptoms - USATODAY.com http://ping.fm/sRGBM via @USATODAY
BBC News - Fracking contamination downplayed http://ping.fm/qDMXE
Stigma Of Long-Term Unemployment Boosts Jobless Rate: CBO http://ping.fm/ASPE0 via @HuffingtonPost
Dutch prince buried in avalanche, condition critical http://ping.fm/VhZoU via @reuters
Nick Cannon's Blood Clots Likely Caused by Kidney Problems - ABC News http://ping.fm/Xn6pX (via @ABC)
Macy's to Hire 4,000 Full-Time Employees This Year | Fox Business - http://ping.fm/EJLPL

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Chicago Called Most Corrupt City in Nation - http://ping.fm/bYS5q
There is no limit to the amount of good that people can accomplish, if they don't care who gets the credit

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Hope everyone had a wonderful Valentine's Day!!!
A little boy asked his father, "Daddy, how much does it cost to get married?"
And the father replied, "I don't know, son, I'm still paying for it."
•The Italian city of Verona, where Shakespeare's lovers Romeo and Juliet lived, receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet every Valentine's Day.
•Richard Cadbury invented the first Valentines Day candy box in the late 1800s
•Parents receive 1 out of every 5 valentines
•California produces 60 percent of American roses, but the vast number sold on Valentine's Day in the United States are imported, mostly from South America. Approximately 110 million roses, the majority red, will be sold and delivered within a three-day time period.
•About 1 billion Valentine's Day cards are exchanged in US each year. That's the largest seasonal card-sending occasion of the year, next to Christmas.
•Worldwide, over 50 million roses are given for Valentine's Day each year.
•Men buy most of the millions of boxes of candy and bouquets of flowers given on Valentine's Day
•In the Middle Ages, young men and women drew names from a bowl to see who their valentines would be. They would wear these names on their sleeves for one week. To wear your heart on your sleeve now means that it is easy for other people to know how you are feeling.
•In order of popularity, Valentine's Day cards are given to teachers, children, mothers, wives, sweethearts and pets.
•73% of people who buy flowers for Valentine's Day are men, while only 27 percent are women.
•In Medieval times, girls ate unusual foods on St Valentine's Day to make them dream of their future husband.
There is no evidence to support the notion that life is serious
Don't wait... don't hesitate - http://ping.fm/rL1KP
•The oldest surviving love poem till date is written in a clay tablet from the times of the Sumerians, inventors of writing, around 3500 B.C

Monday, February 13, 2012

Google has intriguing plans at the Googleplex - San Jose Mercury News http://ping.fm/JLqYn
Limit On AT&T's 'Unlimited Data' Plan Surprises Some Customers http://ping.fm/4wSrm via @HuffingtonPost
Conference Board Economists: U.S. Economy Transitioning To A New Normal http://ping.fm/rDnIz via @HuffingtonPost
The trouble with life is that it's a do-it-yourself kit without instructions
GE 'Hiring Our Heros' Program To Match 5,000 Veterans With Jobs http://ping.fm/HC5EJ via @HuffingtonPost
Congress Debt Ceiling Debacle May Repeat Before Presidential Election http://ping.fm/hjDwq via @HuffingtonPost
NWI Times Events - Feb. 13 - http://ping.fm/IjEZr
Amid clashes, Greek Parliament approves austerity measures http://ping.fm/Ox0BV #cnn

Sunday, February 12, 2012

OPEN HOUSE - 8858 Doubletree Drive South, Crown Point (Winfield) Indiana - http://ping.fm/SIdUx
Anne Sessions, 85-Year-Old Oregonian, Suing Big Bank Over Fake Suicide Call http://ping.fm/j7ZFR via @HuffingtonPost
OPEN HOUSE - Crown Point, IN - 8858 Doubletree Dr. North, Winfield 2-12 1-4pm
My horoscope - This is a great time to buy or sell a home. If you're in the process of doing this right now, this is the perfect time to get some of the paperwork prepared.
What a wonderful surprise on Saturday - http://ping.fm/DmBqA

Saturday, February 11, 2012

National Mortgage Settlement: Some States Using Mortgage Deal Funds To Close Budget Gaps http://ping.fm/2wuyS via @HuffingtonPost
Bank Accounts Are Hard To Close, And Even Harder To Keep Closed http://ping.fm/lq8Ci via @HuffingtonPost
The States With the Most Homes in Foreclosure - 24/7 Wall St. - http://ping.fm/SbjlB
MF Global Trustee: More Than $400 Million More Is Missing Than Originally Thought http://ping.fm/ebsws via @HuffingtonPost
Valparaiso Indiana Homes for Sale - http://ping.fm/lHxJx
Pinterest quietly profits off its users' links - http://ping.fm/tMCBl
NWI - Times Calendar of Events - Sun. Jan. 12 - http://ping.fm/Wd7GJ
Schmidt Farms, Crown Point, Indiana homes for sale - http://ping.fm/IgMSE
We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.
Phyllis Diller
Ben Bernanke: Blame Housing For This Lousy Recovery http://ping.fm/2DiX1 via @HuffingtonPost - Dumb A@@, it's called JOBS!
The residences of U.S. presidents | Inman News http://ping.fm/EL76u
Fed's Secret Sale Of AIG Assets To Goldman Criticized As 'Un-American' http://ping.fm/kg43C via @HuffingtonPost
Mortgage deal means more foreclosures http://ping.fm/uV1w7 via @CNNMoney
Richest cities where no one wants to move - http://ping.fm/YdfUR
Teamwork is essential; it allows you to blame someone else

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Facebook already went public, you weren't invited - http://ping.fm/XOMvG
David Carter Found Dead In Foreclosed Home As Many As Four Years After Suicide (VIDEO) http://ping.fm/yvDMT via @HuffingtonPost
Seven And A Half Things To Know: Fracking, Food Fights And Mr. Roboto http://ping.fm/Rz3PJ via @HuffingtonPost
IRS crackdown on identity theft http://ping.fm/Fo467
Ex-Fannie Mae Employee: Executives 'Philosophically Opposed' To Loan Forgiveness http://ping.fm/STvLA via @HuffingtonPost
Employment Rate For Young Adults Lowest In 60 Years, Study Says http://ping.fm/7y5z1 via @HuffingtonPost
Goodbye, Middle Class - Yahoo! Finance http://ping.fm/FCVjH via @YahooFinance
AMR wants to cut 13,000 jobs, pensions - Yahoo! Finance - http://ping.fm/9GYQO
American Airlines to cut 500 flight attendants - Yahoo! Finance - http://ping.fm/GXbCQ
Exclusive: American Airlines creditors want to talk merger - Yahoo! Finance - http://ping.fm/za6C4
Mortgage deal nears as holdout states join - Yahoo! Finance - http://ping.fm/zvkzp
Room for Romance - http://ping.fm/5XR9y
..Greek party leaders fail to sign off on bailout - http://ping.fm/VtSNc
Homes in foreclosure decline by 130,000 http://ping.fm/OtS93 via @CNNMoney

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Bernanke: Joblessness Understates Weakness - Bloomberg http://ping.fm/xvpq4 via @BloombergNews
Is this REALLY a surprise??? U.S. Consumer Credit Climbed by $19.3B in Dec. - Bloomberg http://ping.fm/eMGzj via @BloombergNews
Housing is economy's elephant in the room http://ping.fm/hhFZs
Obesity epidemic shows no hint of shrinking in the United States http://ping.fm/QQs7Y
Yahoo board shakeup: Four directors heading out http://ping.fm/iAnSJ via @CNNMoney
More US states to join foreclosure-abuse deal http://ping.fm/TKrrX via @WSJ
I'm probably to blame for this : Coke Is a 'Recession-Proof' Stock: Analyst
Wall St ends quiet day as Greek deal awaited http://ping.fm/OIis9 via @reuters
New US Sanctions On Iran Aim To Head Off Israel | Fox News http://ping.fm/76NZj
Should leads go to buyer's agents or listing agents? http://ping.fm/HexG0
Those brass light fixtures send a message to buyers: C-H-E-A-P - http://ping.fm/M5pz0
RT @nwi Valpo survives low tax collections by underspending http://bit.ly/x9WSCi
“Curiosity killed the cat, but for a while I was a suspect.”
Steven Wright

Saturday, February 4, 2012

The number of people watching you is proportional to the stupidity of your action

Friday, February 3, 2012

Some come to the fountain of knowledge to drink, some prefer to just gargle

Thursday, February 2, 2012

People who complain about the way the ball bounces usually dropped it.