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  • Excess reserves at the Fed
    Too much money
    Ever notice how empty space tends to get filled? If there is a storage container or shelf somewhere in your house, something tends to find its way there over time. In abundant societies, it seems people just accumulate stuff. I remember a National...
  • Veterans Day 2013: Official free deals for Active Duty and Vets
    Veterans Day 2013: Official free deals for Active Duty and Vets
    Today, November 8, 2013, "The Military Wallet" released the official lists of free meals, deals, and discounts for Veterans and Active Duty Military Service Members.In honor of all American's that have served and continue to serve...
  • The Freedom Award
    American companies receive Freedom Award for supporting military employees
    Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office, announced today the 15 recipients of the 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award. The Freedom Award is the DoD’s highest recognition given to...
  • Israeli Merkava Main Battle Tanks
    Israeli reserves mobilizing for Gaza
    Israel has initiated a limited call up of reserve troops in preparation for a possible ground operation into the Gaza Strip. The mobilization is drawing on Israeli Home Front Command units. Israel's Chief of the General Staff Benny Gantz has...
  • National Guard assists family after Superstorm Sandy
    Once again the National Guard and Reserves step up
    As we honor our veterans we should take a moment to thank the National Guard and the Reserves for their heroic work protecting our country both home and abroad. Whenever there is a crisis, earthquake, storm or fire these regular citizens put on...
  • U.S. Army National Guard member
    62,296 National Guard and Reserve personnel activated, Pentagon says
    The Army National Guard, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard announced this week a decrease in activated Guard members and reservists. The net collective result is “591 fewer reservists and National Guard members activated in comparison to...
  • Oil Driling
    White House studying potential oil reserve release
    The White House is “revisiting old Plans” and studying a potential release of oil reserves. This study is to prevent high- energy costs from undermining sanctions against Iran, a knowledgeable source said on Thursday.The market...
  • Peace, Pride, and Gratitude
    Veteran's Day 2011
    Our sincere gratitude and appreciation go out to all Veterans and their families! You have proven you are the best and the brightest through your valiance, sacrifices, and commitment.In honor of all American's that have served and continue to...
  • Solano government center
    Solano supervisors plan budget hearings this week
    Solano County supervisors plan the first of as many as three budget hearings Monday morning when they meet at the government center in Fairfield.The proposed 2011-2012 budget takes $6 million from county general fund reserves, borrows nearly $1...
  • Sounders Reserves sweep Timbers
    Photos: Sounders reserves take a 2:0 win in Portland
    I spent the weekend on the road of Northwest soccer, taking in both the Tacoma Tide FC at Portland Timbers U23 PDL match on Sunday (more on that here) as well as the Seattle Sounders FC reserves match on Monday at Jeld-Wen Field against the...
  • Reserve outfielder Brett Carroll is another casualty of the Marlins move to bring up Mike Stanton.
    Bonifacio back, Vandenhurk also rejoining Marlins
    While the big news is still the long-anticipated major-league debut of slugging outfielder Mike Stanton, the Marlins announced two other moves on Monday. Utility player Emilio Bonifacio is being recalled from Triple-A New Orleans, which is where...