October 18, 2008

Latest Pajamas Media Column (‘The POR [Pelosi-Obama-Reid] Economy: Very Poor) Is Up

Filed under: Economy,Taxes & Government — Tom @ 8:31 am

It’s here.

It will go up here at BizzyBlog on Monday (link won’t work until then) when the blackout expires.

Subheadline: The downturn did not just happen by accident. We have the triumvirate to thank.

Money quote: “Barack Obama (is) the first U.S. presidential candidate in history to cause an economic downturn even before the general election has been held.”

Positivity: School staff honored for saving student’s life

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 7:56 am

From Bradford County, PA (video is also at link):

Updated: 10/11/2008 08:44 AM

Lacey Satterly is a seventh grade student at SRU Middle School. Satterly’s favorite subject is language arts, although she enjoys all of her classes.

Satterly was finishing up her day last month when something went wrong.

“I was heading toward the office and a little girl called my name. And I turned around and it was Lacey. And she said Mrs. Morgan I don’t feel well. And when I turned around, she had passed out,” said Heather Morgan, a sixth grade teacher at SRU.

“I went out to assess the situation and once I got out there, determined that it was a serious arrest kind of situation,” said Kay Low, SRU school nurse.

Satterly had stopped breathing. The adults took over.

“I did the breathing for Lacey and the nurse did all the compressions for about 20 minutes. And we had other teachers who came in and assisted with us,” said Morgan.

They kept Satterly alive for nearly a half hour until the ambulance arrived.

“We just worked as a team trying to save Lacey and anything that it took,” Morgan said.

When the ambulance came, crews took Satterly to a Sayre hospital and then flew her to Syracuse where she underwent emergency surgery. Less than three weeks later, Satterly was back in these halls. …..

Go here for the rest of the story.