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Main Street by Roger Allen — June 25, 2009

June 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Roger Allen, publisher. Big worry, short fingernails A lot of people worry about the national budget deficit. The idea of the government spending borrowed money goes against the grain. But, on a personal scale, we Americans did the same thing with our unrestrained credit card binge and mortgages we couldn’t afford. Let’s not get all moral about the national [...]

Main Street by Roger Allen publisher – June 18, 2009

June 18, 2009 // 0 Comments

Roger Allen, publisher. Starting summer in style The Start of Summer parade was a lot of fun and I didn’t have to walk. My daughter Beth, who now manages the Squire, provided me with a lawn chair on the trailer. In exchange, I had to wear a flowered shirt and a funny hat. Children of staff members ran around throwing candy while I sat and waved at the crowd. Life is [...]

Main Street, by Roger Allen publisher – June 11, 2009

June 11, 2009 // 0 Comments

Roger Allen, publisher. D-Day Those of us who lived through WWII know June 6, 1944, was the day we started to feel that victory really was ahead of us. There was a lot of bad news stretching from Dec. 7, 1941, to this date. We lost ground in Africa, France, and the South Pacific. Nazi submarines were sinking our ships everywhere, including off the coast of New Jersey. [...]

Main Street – June 4, 2009

June 4, 2009 // 0 Comments

Roger Allen, publisher. by Roger Allen, publisher   This is the Twilight Zone The Dow rose 221 points on Monday, the day General Motors filed for bankruptcy. In fact, stock markets all over the world went up. On Tuesday, GM’s new CEO, Fritz Henderson, gave a news conference in which he apologized for any shoddy products produced in the past. He promised better from [...]

Main Street – May 28, 2009

May 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

Roger Allen, publisher. Spell that? It’s good to keep up on what’s happening in the world. Personally, however, I avoid reading news stories out loud. Hard-to-pronounce foreign names seem to pop up in every paragraph: Binyamin Netanyahu, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Hu Jintao, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Hosni Mubarak, Barack Obama…. Scratch that last one. He’s [...]
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