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February 11, 2007

Newsletter – 02-11-07

Filed under: newsletter — seniorgeek @ 9:57 pm

Since the election buss is already starting, here is a link to check.
“Welcome to Our aim is to offer a more efficient gateway to leading political and governmental online resources. Our directories encompass many categories, ranging from the practical – with over 6,700 public school websites, 5,600 municipal government websites, and 2,100 county government websites – to the partisan – with over 1,100 Democratic and Republican county party sites.”

You will also need to check out this site to see if the elected officials are keeping their promise.
“Every vote in the U.S. Congress since 1991 has been gathered at this site by the Washington Post. Check out the outcomes of the latest bills, see how senators and House members vote, and sign up for RSS notification on individual members of Congress.”

There is a song by the group Chicago asking “does anybody really know what time it is?”
“Real-time Java-based online clocks giving the official time for all U.S. time zones. A service of the National Technical Information Service and the U.S. Naval Observatory.”

Teachers check this out…..
“From the Information Institute of Syracuse, the people who created AskERIC, the Gateway to Educational Materials, and the Virtual Reference Desk, the Educator’s Reference Desk brings you the resources you have come to depend on. 2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ question archive responses.”

“This site is all about paper money. Most people associate money with earning and spending. Very few consider money as an art object or a collectable item. Only in the last several years has paper money collecting as a hobby become more popular. Modern banknotes are very attractive and colorful, especially in uncirculated conditions favored by collectors.”

This should com in handy if you have a senior this year or any college bound student.
“ is the most comprehensive FREE full-text online resource on all U.S. government grants and student financial aid programs. Here you will find detailed and up-to-date information about (1) who can apply, (2) how to apply, (3) full contact info, and much more… for over 130 government grants and loans (scholarships, fellowships, traineeships) related to education.”

The above sites are from

“The prudent see danger and take refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.”


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