13 October 2013

Think before you Donate

Some interesting input as you think about your charitable contributions


THINK BEFORE YOU DONATE
SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT BEFORE YOU MAKE CONTRIBUTIONS:
As you open your pockets to do a good thing and make yourself feel good, please keep the following facts in mind: 
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The American Red Cross
President and CEO Marsha J. Evans'
salary for the year was $651,957 plus expenses
MARCH OF DIMES
It is called the March of Dimes because
only a dime for every 1 dollar is given to the needy.
The United Way
President Brian Gallagher
receives a $375,000 base salary along with numerous expense benefits.
UNICEF
CEO Caryl M. Stern receives
$1,200,000 per year (100k permonth) plus all expenses including a ROLLS ROYCE.
Less than 5 cents of your donated dollar goes to the cause.
 
GOODWILL 
CEO and owner Mark Curran profits $2.3 million a year.
Goodwill is a very catchy name for his business.
You donate to his business and then he sells the items for PROFIT. 
He pays nothing for his products and pays his workers minimum wage! Nice Guy. 
$0.00 goes to help anyone! 
Stop giving to this man.
 
Instead, give it to ANY OF THE FOLLOWING
GO "GREEN" AND PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE IT WILL DO SOME GOOD:
The Salvation Army
Commissioner, Todd Bassett receives a small salary of only
$13,000 per year (plus housing) for managing this $2 billion dollar organization.
96 percent of donated dollars go to the cause.
The American Legion
National Commander receives a $0.00 zero salary. 
Your donations go to help Veterans and their families and youth!
The Veterans of Foreign Wars
National Commander receives a$0.00 zero salary.
Your donations go to help Veterans and their families and youth!
The Disabled American Veterans
National Commander receives a $0.00 zero salary. 
Your donations go to help Veterans and their families and youth!
The Military Order of Purple Hearts
National Commander receives a $0.00 zero salary. 
Your donations go to help Veterans and their families and youth!
The Vietnam Veterans Association
National Commander receives a $0.00 zero salary.
Your donations go to help Veterans and their families and youth!
Make a Wish: For children's last wishes.
100% goes to funding trips or special wishes for a dying child.
St. Jude Research Hospital
100% goes towards funding and helping Children with Cancer who have no insurance and can
not afford to pay
.
Ronald McDonald Houses
All monies go to running the houses for parents who have critical Children in the hospital.
100% goes to housing, and feeding the families.
Lions Club International
100% OF DONATIONS GO TO HELP THE BLIND,BUY HEARING AIDES, SUPPORT MEDICAL MISSIONS AROUND THE WORLD. THEIR LATEST UNDERTAKING
IS MEASLES VACCINATIONS (ONLY $1.00 PER SHOT).
 

Where Is Your Dog Tonight?


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09 October 2013

- Punography -

- Punography -



I tried to catch some Fog.  I mist.

When chemists die, they barium.

Jokes about German sausage are the wurst.

A soldier who survived mustard gas and pepper spray is now a seasoned veteran.

I know a guy who's addicted to brake fluid.  He says he can stop any time.

How does Moses make his tea?  Hebrews it.

I stayed up all night to see where the sun went.  Then it dawned on me.

This girl said she recognized me from the vegetarian club, but I'd never met herbivore.

I'm reading a book about anti-gravity.  I can't put it down.

I did a theatrical performance about puns.  It was a play on words.

They told me I had type A blood, but it was a Type-O.

Why were the Indians here first?  They had reservations.

Class trip to the Coca-Cola factory.  I hope there's no pop quiz.

Energizer bunny arrested.  Charged with battery.

I didn't like my beard at first.  Then it grew on me.

Did you hear about the cross eyed teacher who lost her job because she couldn't control her pupils?

When you get a bladder infection, urine trouble.

What does a clock do when it's hungry?  It goes back four seconds.

I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger.  Then it hit me!

Broken pencils are pointless.

What do you call a dinosaur with a extensive vocabulary?  A thesaurus.

England has no kidney bank, but it does have a Liverpool.

I used to be a banker, but then I lost interest.

I dropped out of communism class because of lousy Marx.

All the toilets in New York 's police stations have been stolen.  Police have nothing to go on.

I got a job at a bakery because I kneaded dough.

Haunted French pancakes give me the crepes.

Velcro - what a rip off!

Cartoonist found dead in home.  Details are sketchy.

Venison for dinner?  Oh deer!

Earthquake in Washington obviously government's fault.

I used to think I was indecisive, but now I'm not so sure.

Be kind to your dentist.  He has fillings, too.

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Sorry, someone sent them to me so I sent them to you!
 

Old Car Trivia...

Old Car Trivia......


Volkswagen sold only two Beetle's here in America in 1949.
 
 
 
 
Q: Who opened the first drive-in gas station?

 
 
A: Gulf opened up the first station in Pittsburgh in 1913.


 
Q: What city was the first to use parking meters?

 
 
A: Oklahoma City , on July 16, 1935.
 
 
 
Q: Where was the first drive-in restaurant?


 
A: Royce Hailey's Pig Stand opened in Dallas in 1921.


 
Q: True or False? The 1953 Corvette came in white, red and black.

 
 
A: False. The 1953 'Vetted' were available in one color, Polo White.


 
Q: What was Ford's answer to the Chevy Corvette, and other legal street racers of the 1960's?

 
 
A: Carroll Shelby's Mustang GT350.


 
 
Q: What was the first car fitted with an alternator, rather than a direct current dynamo?

 
 
A: The 1960 Plymouth Valiant
 
 
Q: What car first referred to itself as a convertible?

 
 
A: The 1904 Thomas Flyer, which had a removable hard top.

Q: What car was the first to have its radio antenna embedded in the windshield?

 
 
 
A: The 1969 Pontiac Grand Prix.


 
Q: What car used the first successful series-production hydraulic valve lifters?

 
 
A: The 1930 Cadillac 452, the first production V16


 
Q: Where was the World's first three-color traffic lights installed?

 
 
A:  Detroit, Michigan in 1919. Two years later they experimented with synchronized lights.

Q: What type of car had the distinction of being GM's 100 millionth car built in the U.S.?

 
 
 
A: March 16, 1966 saw an Olds Toronado roll out of Lansing , Michigan with that honor.


 
Q: Where was the first drive-in movie theater opened, and when?

 
 
A:  Camden, NJ in 1933


 
Q: What autos were the first to use a standardized production key-start system?

 
 
A: The 1949 Chryslers


 
Q: What did the Olds designation 4-4-2 stand for?

 
 
A: 4 barrel carburetor, 4 speed transmission, and dual exhaust.


 
Q: What car was the first to place the horn button in the center of the steering wheel?

 
 
A: The 1915 Scripps-Booth Model C. The car also was the first with electric door latches.


 
Q: What U.S. production car has the quickest 0-60 mph time?

 
 
A: The 1962 Chevrolet Impala SS 409. Did it in 4.0 seconds.
 
 
 
Q: What's the only car to appear simultaneously on the covers of Time and Newsweek?

 
 
 
A: The Mustang


 
Q: What was the lowest priced mass produced American car?

 
 
A: The 1925 Ford Model T Runabout. Cost $260, $5 less than 1924.


 
Q: What is the fastest internal-combustion American production car?

 
 
A: The 1998 Dodge Viper GETS-R, tested by Motor Trend magazine at 192.6 mph.


 
Q: What automaker's first logo incorporated the Star of David?

 
 
A: The Dodge Brothers.


 
 
Q: Who wrote to Henry Ford, "I have drove fords exclusively when I could get away with one. It has got every other car skinned, and even if my business hasn't been strictly legal it don't hurt anything to tell you what a fine car you got in the V-8"?
 

 
 
A: Clyde Barrow (of Bonnie and Clyde ) in 1934.
 


Q: What was the first car to use power operated seats?

 
 
A: They were first used on the 1947 Packard line.
 
 
Q: Which of the Chrysler "letter cars" sold the fewest amount?

A: Only 400, 1963, 300J's were sold (they skipped" "I" because it
looked like a number 1)
 


Q: What car delivered the first production V12 engine?

 
 
A: The cylinder wars were kicked off in 1915 after Packard's chief
engineer, Col. Jesse Vincent, introduced its Twin-Sis.


 
Q: When were seat belts first fitted to a motor vehicle?

 
 
 
A: In 1902, in a Baker Electric streamliner racer which crashed at 100 mph. on Staten Island !
 



Q: Which car company started out German, yet became 
French after WWI?

 
 
A: Bugatti, founded in Mosheim in 1909, became French 
when Alsace returned to French rule.


 
Q: In what model year did Cadillac introduce the first electric sunroof?

 
 
A: 1969


 
 
Q: What U.S. production car had the largest 4 cylinder engine?

 
 
 
A: The 1907 Thomas sported a 571 cu. in. (9.2liter) engine.


 
 
Q: What car was reportedly designed on the back of a Northwest Airlines airsickness bag and released on April Fool's Day, 1970?


 
 
A: 1970 Gremlin, (AMC)


 
 
Q: What is the Spirit of Ecstasy?

 
 
 
A: The official name of the mascot of Rolls Royce, she is the lady on top of their radiators.


 
 
Q: What was the inspiration for MG's famed octagon-shaped badge?

 
 
 
A: The shape of founder Cecil Kimber's dining table. MG stands for Morris Garages.

 
 

Dragon Day...

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07 October 2013

One of a Kind Photo...


One of a Kind Photo...

 
Here's who you're looking at: (left to right):
1st Row: James Stewart, Margaret Sullivan, Lucille Ball, Hedy Lamarr, Katharine Hepburn, Louis B. Mayer, Greer Garson, Irene Dunne, Susan Peters, Ginny Simms, Lionel Barrymore

2nd Row: Harry James, Brian Donlevy, Red Skelton, Mickey Rooney, William Powell, Wallace Beery, Spencer Tracy, Walter Pidgeon, Robert Taylor, Pierre Aumont, Lewis Stone, Gene Kelly, Jackie Jenkins

3rd Row: Tommy Dorsey, George Murphy, Jean Rogers, James Craig, Donna Reed, Van Johnson, Fay Bainter, Marsha Hunt, Ruth Hussey, Marjorie Main, Robert Benchley

4th Row: Dame May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Keenan Wynn, Diana Lewis, Marilyn Maxwell, Esther Williams, Ann Richards, Marta Linden, Lee Bowman, Richard Carlson, Mary Astor

5th Row: Blanche Ring, Sara Haden, Fay Holden, Bert Lahr, Frances Gifford, June Allyson, Richard Whorf, Frances Rafferty, Spring Byington, Connie Gilchrist, Gladys Cooper

6th Row: Ben Blue, Chill Wills, Keye Luke, Barry Nelson, Desi Arnaz, Henry O'Neill, Bob Crosby, Rags Ragland


MGM at the studios 20th birthday party.