Anti Government, Pro Democracy
Many Americans feel betrayed by their government, our government. I recently met a gentleman at a coffee shop who said he was; Anti-Government and Pro-Democracy.
Philosophical Thoughts from a Road Warrior; Part II
Continued thoughts while driving down the road in a huge semi; mobile command center, the miles click by, but the mind flies thru time at the speed of thought.Yet as we previously approached Socialism at a rapid rate and faster than anytime in our history during the previous 8 years administration we did not allow for it.
NASA and the Crisis Aboard MIR
Some people say that we cannot put a colony on the Moon. Some say we do not have the technology to do this? Some people say it is too dangerous and it costs too much to sustain life that far away from the Earth.
Government Regulation Helps People
Well the title is absolute Bull Crap, but this article is correct. Government regulation kills people.
Suicide Prevention in Prisons
Prison guards and corrections professionals are hard at work insuring that suicides do not take place. They have special attire, suits, straps, rubber rooms and event blankets, which cannot be tied in knots.
The United States Government Owes Arthur Anderson 16 Billion Dollars
Since the court case was over turned against Arthur Anderson in the Enron scandal, the United States Government owes Arthur Anderson sixteen billion dollars. This money should be taken out of the Justice Departments fund for pensions for all the government workers and paid to the damaged Arthur Anderson partners.
Are Social Security Private Accounts a Good Deal or Raw Deal for African Americans?
How many legs does a dog have if you call the tail a leg? Calling the tail a leg doesn't make it a leg. -- Abraham LincolnWhew! I almost wrote a really long article about the Social Security System and what it means to Black folks.
MORAL ARMORS Economic Warning for Americans
For years we've suffered under recession, prompting us to ask, When will it end? My answer is, "It's only the beginning."Historically, recessions are the result of high interest rates, pushed up as the result of loose money policies.
The Civil War - FOGC
Thomas Jefferson wrote a letter to Lafayette in 1823 that went as follows: "I do not believe with the Rochefoucaults and Montaignes, that fourteen of fifteen men are rogue. I believe a great abatement from that proportion may be made in favor of general honesty.
In the words of a secret agent who has signed the Official Secrets Act in Britain we find the rationale for what government and supranational organizations have been involved in since Cleopatra, Christopher Marlowe and his own immediate predecessors Crowley and Ian Fleming. David Barrett tells us:"Although the policies of 'need-to-know' and 'compartmentalized knowledge' can sometimes cause more trouble than they're worth, there are very sensible reasons for them; there are many things which do require the highest levels of secrecy.
Is Inflation Harmful
Q. Should the Government be concerned if the CPI rises to 5% ?The Govt set the MPC a target for CPI of 2% +/-1 therefore it believes inflation higher than 3% is potentially damaging for the economy.
How Many Cases Will Elliot Spitzer Lose Now?
The devastating loss in case of Elliot Spitzer for NY Governator VS. Bank of America has set back the mirage behind the man who would be king.
Sarbanes-Oxley Reality Check on Bureaucracy
There is no doubt in hindsight that Sarbanes Oxley was a mistake as we watch the blob of bureaucracy move into the private sector. There is no doubt that Sarbanes Oxley's real costs have been passed onto the consumer and citizen like a giant tax increase of Boston Tea proportions.
Iranian Elections and Boiling Points
The Iranian elections are certainly interesting indeed. The ruling party is doing their utmost to block satellite TV downloads which might not be positive to their rulers.
Hillary Says Health Care Can Be Fixed with IT
The great leader and Senator from New York and wife of a former President cares about America and says that Health Care can be fixed with IT? Yes, perhaps that will help with accountability of the taxpayers wasted dollars in Health Care indeed. But how will that help the quality of Health Care?What I find interesting is that President Bush a couple of years ago said that he believed that the HIPPA Legislation would be able to be handled by entrepreneurial problem solvers through IT.
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The week in politics - CNN
Stop covering politics as a game - Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard
Don't Be a Grinch About 'Money in Politics' - RealClearPolitics
Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard
Stop covering politics as a gameNieman Journalism Lab at HarvardIf there is one truth about political journalism, it is that the game frame dominates. Politics is covered as a competition between left versus right, Democrat versus Republican; a battle of individuals and political factions, rather than a debate over ...
How to talk politics at your family Christmas gathering - Fox News
Don't Be a Grinch About 'Money in Politics'RealClearPoliticsBut if Christmas toy commercials and snow-filled movie trailers were replaced with political ads, then gleeful carolers would be replaced by shrill outrage. Anti-speech liberals would lament the rise of ?money in politics,? turning to the government ...and more »
Sweden and the Politics of Denial - National Review
How to talk politics at your family Christmas gatheringFox NewsIn holiday political conversations, we shouldn't expect too much. Chances are that we will not win people to our point of view in between forkfuls of Cousin Catherine's congealed salad. But if you want to get your foot in the door, consider telling a ...
Palmetto Politics: Bobby Harrell running for Statehouse, would-be opponent says - Charleston Post Courier
Sweden and the Politics of DenialNational ReviewWhen neo-Nazis planned a march that would go past the Goteborg synagogue on Yom Kippur this September, for example, it stirred up outrage across the political spectrum. A court ruled that the demonstrators had to change their route. There is, however ...and more »
Fake Facebook profile behind newest Tea Party tangle in Tarrant County politics - Fort Worth Star Telegram (blog)
Trump transition lawyer: Mueller improperly obtained documents in Russia probe - Fox News
DI Politics Chat: Is Trump the Worst President of All Time? - New York Magazine
Today in politics: Live updates - CNN
Today in politics: Live updatesCNNTrump's FBI visit: The President spoke at the FBI National Academy graduation ceremony. This came after he said the FBI's reputation was "in tatters." Tax reform: House and Senate Republicans released their final tax bill and plan to vote on it next ...and more » |
Liquidity or Liquidation
Large parts of the world today suffer from a severe liquidity crisis. The famed globalization of the capital markets seems to confine itself, ever more, to the richer parts, the more liquid exchanges, the more affluent geopolitical neighbourhoods.
Fight Terror, With Education
A War on Terrorism? Conventional war being brought on an unconventional enemy is ineffective out of date. Building these countries up to a certain level of stability, and allowing them to take over and govern themselves is part of the Presidents plan.
When Will the World Wake Up?
How can any human being today, anywhere in this world, not be fearful and angry? We have turned into a society where hate is a primary emotion. People are killing people, nations are destroying nations; it's a never ending battle of might over right.
Predator or Prey; Hunter or the Hunted; Teacher or the Pupil; Winning or Losing?
This is a thought on the study of Home and Away Games, The Best Team Always Has the Advantage. Predators and Prey; The Hunters and The Hunted.
Emminent Domain May Hit Close to Home
IN A DAY AND AGE where one voice screaming among thousands can have Christian monuments removed from public buildings and development projects shut down for the benefit of an endangered weed, we have the Supreme Court issuing a ruling in June to set the record straight for the majority. However, this ruling comes at the dismay of individual landowners across America, and threatens to further undermine the American privilege of individual ownership.
Thomas Paine / Jefferson
Conor MacDari was a Mason but his Masonry deplored the British 'alehouse and tavern denizens'. Jim Shaw and many other top Masons have written as much truth as they know.
If the Water is Polluted, Ever Wonder What is in it?
I would like to discuss a few issues we have been reading in the mass media about the kinds of stuff in our rivers. Forget about the DDT and all the pesticides from Industry, we need to look at our own lives and in our own mirror.
Advances in Nuclear Energy; Safe, Clean and Reliable
The newest pebble reactors are easy to build and manage and have extremely high out put considering their small size, perfect for islands set down wind from populations. Unfortunately the Three-mile Island and Chernople incident make populations feel uncomfortable with Nuclear.
Monsanto Terminator Seeds
How do you feel about Terminator Seeds from Monsanto? I have determined that I am in favor of Terminator Seeds, having seen the complaints against it and the evidence for it. Also to curb the problem of GM seeds over taking the Natural Wild Seeds of rice, wheat, etc.
A Look Ahead to 2008 (Part II)
Last week, I began my look ahead to the 2008 presidential campaign with the potential Republican candidates. Today, I will continue by taking a look at the potential Democratic candidates.
Interview With A Former ACLU Office
I had the benefit of getting an interview with Mr. Reese Lloyd, a former ACLU lawyer affiliated with the largest Veterans Organization in America, the American Legions.
Did 9-11 Change Everything for the Business Community
For the business community 9-11 changed everything. In our company, we are in the cleaning business and after 9-11 we saw 62.
Cracking Down on Cigar Counterfeiters
In the most rewarding new industries, there is often a convergence of factors that make them lucrative and sustainable. Factors like the emergence of new technologies, a ripening of the consumer market, or a political climate that spawns laws and regulations that give a particular business model oomph can revolutionize an industry.
Should the Government Compensate the Clients of TAT?
This, of course, is a political decision. There is no "right" thing to do.
Why the United States just doesnt get the United Nations
For years I have been amazed as I've listened to people here in the United States demonstrate their complete ignorance of the purpose and tremendous value of the United Nations, even to the point of our country not paying dues to the organization. Ambassador to the United Nations has often been viewed as a second-class or B-level diplomatic job and with the current Presidential perspective, the UN has become a troublesome entity and the appointment of an Ambassador a hassle.
Bosnia - An Economy in Search of a State
Bosnia-Herzegovina (heretofore "Bosnia") is an artificial polity with four, tangentially interacting, economies. Serbs, Croats and their nominal allies, the Bosniaks each maintain their own economy.
Fair Trade and Pearls in the U.S.
Guides for RetailersThe regulations about marketing pearls are listed in the FTC's Guides for the Jewelry, Precious Metals, and Pewter Industries. The guide is very specific about what retailers should call a pearl.
Workaholism, Leisure and Pleasure
The official working week is being reduced to 35 hours a week. In most countries in the world, it is limited to 45 hours a week.
Entrepreneur Lashes Out at Linear Thinking Government Regulators
I am personally calling for a total disbanding of the regulatory agencies as we know it immediately. This needs to be done from the inside out.
Canning International Terrorists? Literally
Well here is a great new product, we first saw this in our study on the Parking Industry at recent trade show. New Bomb Resistant Trashcans, Trashcan Anti-Bomb Receptacles for public safety now available.