We Must Compromise to Prevent Harmful Budget Cuts
We should all be alarmed and dismayed that the House GOP leadership has embraced the harmful cuts to the federal budget known as “sequestration” that will take effect on March 1st unless Congress acts, says Congressman Tim Bishop in his most recent Patch blog post.
Maker's Mark Bourbon Still Going "Strong" – Reverses Move to Lower Proof over Consumer Outcry
Last week Maker’s Mark made the surprising announcement that they were going to reduce the alcohol level in Maker’s Mark Whisky from 90 proof down to 84 proof, a mere drop of 3% in alcohol (45% to 42% ABV). Rob Samuels, COO of Maker’s Mark, sent a note to the Maker’s Mark Ambassadors (fans of the whisky who register online) Find out what it said.
Fifteen Percent Off Your Pizza If You're Packing a Pistol
Blogger Cindi Sansone-Braff shares recent news of reading news story about a Virginia Beach pizza place owner, Jay Laze, showing his support for firearms by offering a 15 percent discount to anyone who came into his shop toting a gun or bearing a concealed handgun permit.
Who Is LIBI?
Over the past 70 years Long Island Builders Institute (LIBI), a non-profit organization, has made Long Island a better place to live. The organization includes over 500 members who represent, “commercial, residential, multi-families, rental buildings as well as general contractors” in order to better serve Long Island. Find out more about LIBI.
Water Safety Tip of the Week: Know Infant & Child CPR
Parents, caregivers, grandparents or anyone watching children should know Infant & Child/Adult CPR.
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