Time To Consider Dividend Yields? 
I found an article on MarketWatch inwhich the author suggests that given the current economy, current bond yields and the current credit interest rates, now might be the time for the long-term investor to look into dividend stocks.  The author hand-picked the ‘blue chip’ stocks listed below.  I’ve arranged the stocks, thus:
Ticker symbol; Company; Sector; P/E; Recent Price; Div; Div Yield.

  • 1 AEP Am Elec Power Co., Inc.; Electric Utilities; 14.85; 36.08; $0.42; 4.64%
  • 2 BMY Bristol-Myers Squibb Co; Drug Mfg;14.62; 26.75; $0.32; 4.79%
  • 3 COP ConocoPhillips; Integrated Oil & Gas; 9.04; 54.32; $0.55; 4.10%
  • 4 CTL CenturyLink, Inc.; Telecom Services; 12.60; 36.30; $0.73; 7.99%
  • 5 D Dominion Resources, Inc.; Electric Utilities; 9.74; 43.73; $0.46; 4.18%
  • 6 DUK Duke Energy Corporation; Electric Utilities; 34.10; 17.39; $0.25; 5.64%
  • 7 ED Con Ed Inc.; Diversified Utilities; 14.09; 47.78; $0.60; 4.98%
  • 8 ETR Entergy Corporation; Electric Utilities; 11.81; 79.62; $0.83; 4.17%
  • 9 EXC Exelon Corp.; Diversified Utilities; 10.98; 41.95; $0.53; 5.01%
  • 10 FE FirstEnergy Corp.; Electric Utilities; 12.80; 37.37; $0.55; 5.89%
  • 11 LLY Eli Lilly & Co.; Drug Manufacturers; 8.62; 34.81; $0.49; 5.63%
  • 12 LO Lorillard, Inc.; Cigarettes; 13.03; 80.68;  $1.13; 5.58%
  • 13 MO Altria Group Inc.; Cigarettes; 14.13; 23.45; $0.38; 6.58%
  • 14 MRK Merck & Co. Inc.; Drug Manufacturers; 8.33; 35.81; $0.38; 4.24%
  • 15 PEG Pub Svc Ent Group Inc.; Diversified Utilities; 10.50; 32.12; $0.34; 4.22%
  • 16 PFE Pfizer Inc.; Drug Manufacturers; 13.14; 16.56;  $0.18; 4.41%
  • 17 PGN Progress Energy Inc.; Electric Utilities; 14.43; 43.44; $0.62; 5.71%
  • 18 PM Philip Morris International, Inc.; Cigarettes; 14.53; 53.62; $0.58; 4.33%
  • 19 PPL PPL Corporation; Electric Utilities; 19.77; 27.09; $0.35; 5.17%
  • 20 Q Qwest Comm Int Inc.; Telecom Services; 23.20; 5.80; $0.08; 5.52%
  • 21 RAI Reynolds American Inc.; Cigarettes; 13.61; 56.62; $0.90; 6.26%
  • 22 SE Spectra Energy Corp. Basic Materials; 14.99; 21.29; $0.29; 4.70%
  • 23 SO Southern Company; Electric Utilities; 14.73 36.96;  $0.46; 4.92%
  • 24 T AT&T, Inc.; Telecom Services; 12.74; 27.39; $0.42; 6.16%
  • 25 VZ Verizon Comm Inc.;  Telecom Services; 117.15; 30.46; $0.49; 6.45%  
  • 26 XEL Xcel Energy Inc.; Electric Utilities; 14.97; 22.60;  $0.25; 4.47%

Over five percent return: DUK; EXC; FE; LLY; LO; PGN; PPL; Q.

Over six percent return: MO; RAI; T; VZ.
Over seven percent return: CTL.

Princely Panties” In A Wad?
    “Clown Prince” 0bama has his presidential ‘Victoria Secrets’ in a wad over Pastor Terry Jones’ plan to burn one or more Korans on the anniversary of “9/11.”  Without George Soros, 0bama is the highest regime official to come out against First Amendment rights FOR ALL AMERICANS!!                  

In a blather opportunity with the video pamphleteers of ABC, the “Clown Prince” said, “If he’s [Pastor Terry Jones] listening, I just hope he understands that what he’s proposing to do is completely contrary to our values as Americans.”

    Well, now we have “Clown Prince” 0bama solely determining what Americans’ values really are;  someone who has never had private sector employment to learn the values so important to the rest of us!!  0bama is acting–for all the world–like he’s suddenly found that ‘wealth re-distribution’ is one of those values most important to Middle America!!
    Will “Clown Prince” 0bama’s suggested suspension of a single individual’s First Amendment rights apply to Anjem Choudary ?
    Oh…. You don’t know who Anjem Choudary is?? Surprise, surprise!!  He’s not widely covered by the regime-controlled national pamphleteers…. He’s an Islamic ‘community agitator‘ and  world-wide Sharia law proponent.

Anjem Choudary

A Muslim activist and lawyer in the U.K. is calling on Muslims worldwide to burn U.S. flags outside American embassies on September 11th.  The man calling for the mass burning is Anjem Choudary, former leader of the banned hardline Islamic group Islam4UK.   Choudary regularly organizes demonstrations in Britain calling for the implementation of Islamic law.

Burning of the Koran; burning of the American Flag–are both abhorrent and inflamatory!!  Is not the suggestion of building a mosque at Ground Zero, equally abhorrent and inflamatory?!?!  Will Soros instruct the “Clown Prince” to change his stance on the mosque so as to be in aligment with Soros’ opinion of burning the Koran??  We shall see what we shall see!!

Til Nex’Time….

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