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Florida Voters Hoping For Solutions from Republicans!

Wall Street Journals’s Arian Campo-Flores reports on housing crisis and how it has hit Florida especially hard. He reports Florida’s residents are looking to presidential candidates for specific remedies. Florida, California, and Nevada (=Las Vegas) have been the worst impacted housing markets in the USA. In other words, the bubble and greed was the maximum in these states. So the voters in these states are clearly going to use their vote to get their woes addressed. In my view, Florida’s voters should not expect any of the Republican candidates to solve their problems housing and employment problems.


  • Cruise ship fuel removal stalled due to rough seas – The Associated Press
    Globe and MailCruise ship fuel removal stalled due to rough seasThe Associated PressGIGLIO, Italy (AP) — Rough seas off Italy’s Tuscan coast forced a delay in the planned Saturday start of the operation to remove a half-million gallons of fuel from the grounded Costa Concordia, and officials said pumping may now not begin until …Six Costa Concorida pa […]
  • Romney surges in Fla., but Gingrich attacking – CBS News
    Sydney Morning HeraldRomney surges in Fla., but Gingrich attackingCBS NewsThe two leading candidates in Tuesday’s crucial Republican presidential primary in Florida, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, were to hit the campaign trail hard in the Sunshine State Saturday. With polls showing Romney surging, Gingrich was pulling out …Gingrich Under Fire From Co […]
  • Obama seeks government reforms in Congress – San Francisco Chronicle
    News OneObama seeks government reforms in CongressSan Francisco ChronicleBy KEN THOMAS, AP President Barack Obama, fresh from a five-state tour following his State of the Union address, is calling for government reforms to ease gridlock and bar members of Congress from profiting from their position.Obama to senators: Change the way you do businessAtlanta Jou […] Continue reading


  • Iran says bomb kills nuclear scientist, blames Israel – Reuters
    Globe and MailIran says bomb kills nuclear scientist, blames IsraelReuters* Iran says nuclear scientist killed in car bombing * Officials in Iran blame killing on Israel * US Treasury Secretary appeals to China over Iran (Adds official comment, detail) By Ramin Mostafavi TEHRAN, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Iran said one of its …Blaming US and Israel, Iran Reports K […]
  • Banning Islamic law is unconstitutional, says US court – The National
    USA TODAYBanning Islamic law is unconstitutional, says US courtThe NationalAP OKLAHOMA CITY // A proposed constitutional amendment that would ban Oklahoma courts from considering international or Islamic law discriminates against religions, and a Muslim community leader has the right to challenge its constitutionality, …Oklahoma’s ban on Islamic law b […]
  • Scottish independence referendum: why autumn 2014? – The Guardian
    The GuardianScottish independence referendum: why autumn 2014?The GuardianSo Alex Salmond has named the day he wants to see Scotland vote for divorce; well, if not the day, then the season. The referendum on Scottish independence will be staged in autumn 2014, he suddenly declared on Tuesday night. …Scots leader: Scotland, not Britain, has right to decide […]
  • Ex-Arab League monitor labels Syria mission ‘a farce’ – BBC News
    BBC NewsEx-Arab League monitor labels Syria mission ‘a farce’BBC NewsA former member of the Arab League’s observer mission to Syria has called it a “farce” and described the situation there as a humanitarian disaster. Anwar Malek told al-Jazeera TV that he had resigned because of what he had witnessed in Syria, …Syria’s Assad […]
  • Romney secures front-runner status with New Hampshire win, looks to take … – Fox News
    Fox NewsRomney secures front-runner status with New Hampshire win, looks to take …Fox NewsAP Jan. 10, 2012: Mitt Romney greets supporters at his New Hampshire primary night victory party at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, NH Mitt Romney stormed out of New Hampshire Wednesday with a historic achievement under his belt, …Romney Broadens Co […]
  • North Korea Accuses US of Politicizing Food Aid – Wall Street Journal
    The GuardianNorth Korea Accuses US of Politicizing Food AidWall Street JournalBy EVAN RAMSTAD SEOUL—North Korea, in its first statement directed at the United States under new dictator Kim Jong Eun, pressed for more food assistance than the US has apparently offered, and accused Washington of politicizing their negotiations that …NKorea Keeps Door Open for […]
  • Natalie Wood investigation reveals no new evidence – The Guardian
    The GuardianNatalie Wood investigation reveals no new evidenceThe GuardianDetectives investigating the reopened case of Natalie Wood, the Hollywood icon who drowned off the coast of California more than 30 years ago, have failed to uncover any new evidence suggesting foul play was involved, according to US reports. …Natalie Wood probe yields no new finding […]
  • Natalee Holloway suspect Joran van der Sloot’s murder trial restarts in Peru – msnbc.com
    msnbc.comNatalee Holloway suspect Joran van der Sloot’s murder trial restarts in Perumsnbc.comJoran van der Sloot said on Friday he would “sincerely confess” to killing killing 21-year-old Stephany Flores in his Lima hotel room in 2010 in a plea strategy aimed at reducing his eventual prison sentence. LIMA — Joran van der Sloot’s trial in […]
  • How vulnerable is Republican frontrunner Romney on jobless issue? – CNN
    BBC NewsHow vulnerable is Republican frontrunner Romney on jobless issue?CNNBy Jonathan Mann, CNN (CNN) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney had a win to savor and a wound to salve this week, after a crucial victory and a cringe-inducing gaffe. “Romney may have won New Hampshire but the premise of his candidacy …Before Handing Romney a Vic […]
  • Michelle Obama and the Evolution of a First Lady – New York Times
    New York TimesMichelle Obama and the Evolution of a First LadyNew York TimesMichelle Obama was privately fuming, not only at the president’s team, but also at her husband. In the days after the Democrats lost Edward Kennedy’s Senate seat in January 2010, Barack Obama was even-keeled as usual in meetings, refusing to dwell on …8 Surprises in Jodi […]

Gaslamp Quarter, Downtown San Diego, California, USA

The Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego contains some of the most extensive and dramatically designed
historic buildings in the area. Constructed between 1873 and 1930, these Victorian style buildings are truly a sight to behold.

The Victorian era buildings found in the Gaslamp Quarter are home to night clubs, restaurants, theaters, and shops. A simple stroll down 4th and 5th avenue will put you at the heart of the Gaslamp Quarter.

Also found in the Gaslamp Quarter is the Horton Plaza and Horton Plaza Park. The Plaza is the first place in the United States to feature a water fountain containing electric lights; a true tribute to the designer Alonzo Horton.

The Gaslamp Quarter received its name from the gaslamps that were used in the area around the early
1900’s. During those times, gaslamps were the main source of light for the area that is now the vision of Modern Day San Diego.

Now days, there are more than 130 stores and shops filling the Gaslamp Quarter. With everything from
Macy’s to Mervyns, Gaslamp Quarter has plenty for you to see and do. In Horton Plaza, you can find
a multi screen movie theater that is sure to please movie lovers.

For a wonderful experience, the Gaslamp Quarter of San Diego shouldn’t be overlooked. There is a lot
you can do here, from fine dining to excellent shops. For a family vacation, San Diego has a little bit of something for everyone.

La Jolla Caves, San Diego, California

Along with the beaches La Jolla gives the San Diego area, it also has some very nice caves. The caves of La Jolla are great for tours, exploring, or anyone wanting to see the best of La Jolla.

Carved into the sandstone cliffs of La Jolla, there are seven caves. Most of the time, you can visit any seven of these caves by sea kayak. Although all but one are accessible by foot, you should be very carefully when minus tides sweep the area.

The Sunny Jim Cave is one of the most popular and well known caves of La Jolla. You can enter through the Cave Store by paying a small fee. There are 145 steep steps to get through the cave, which is great for exploring and seeing the area.

The cave store can tell you many things about the caves, including tours. If you plan to visit the La Jolla area of San Diego, the caves can be a great place to explore. Those of you who have kids coming along for the trip, should remember to be very careful – as the caves provide a lot of beauty – they can also provide a lot of danger as well.