Positive People Power - Taking Control By Being Proactive NOT Reactive!
WE MUST PUT A STOP TO THE EVER-INCREASING PRICE OF OIL!
In the last few months the price of many necessities has markedly increased. Sure, we can call it 'inflation' and say it's just a part of life - but it's a component which is slowly but surely strangling all of us, financially. The situation is now so bad that it is spiralling out of control, leaving most of the world's population without money for anything other than the bare essentials. Some of us can't even afford those! Does it have to be this way? We say "no!"
For too long now, the corporate world stuck it to us. Their quest for ever-increasing profits, along with their crazy system, which actively encouraged speculation of all commodities, including oil and other energy sources, food and water, meant that prices were continuously going upwards. Since the price of oil is now escalating so rapidly, this will have a flow-on effect to all other aspects of our life. This can't be allowed to continue - but where can we turn to get help?
Surely our governments will put a stop to this. They could rule that speculation is illegal and could unanimously cap the cost of a barrel of oil. But will they do this? No.
They could stop taxing the people at the pumps and in this way, bring the price down. But have they done this? No.
There may be other ways to halt this greedy manipulation of prices - but have our governments done anything to address this issue? Absolutely not! Speculation and profits for large corporations are all part of their ideology. They don't care who it hurts. They don't consider the average family. They're only interested in supporting big business and large investors.
Fact: BP made Six and a Half Billion Dollars in twelve weeks in early 2005 and the other oil companies made equally as much, if not more, profit during that time.
Fuel costs are sky rocketing. We're at the mercy of oil producing nations, the oil cartels, the oil companies, our governments (in the form of extra fuel taxes and levies) and finally the gas station. (See how far down the 'food chain' we regular people really are?) As the end consumers, we're hit with the ultimate final cost. We're the suckers who are slugged the highest price after all the governments and 'middle men' have stuck their snouts in the trough. The whole system is designed to make massive profits for a few while we, the majority, are given no choice but to fork over more of our hard earned cash each week, if we want this product.
The price of oil is governed by greed and speculation. If the oil nations think we'll pay more, they reduce production and the cost goes up. If they then find that, when the price is too high we're buying less fuel, they'll increase oil production and reduce the cost per barrel. During the summer, the speculators think demand will go up and this pushes the price of a barrel of oil skywards. During the winter, they think we'll need oil for heating and again they use the stock market to push shares higher. When there's the threat of war near an oil producing country, again the price fluctuates. There doesn't have to be an actual war - just a rumour will do it. Not long ago the weather forecast indicated that a hurricane might cross the path of an oil well. This information drove investors into a frenzy. That particular hurricane came and went, and did absolutely no damage, but the prices stayed high.
The whole system is crazy. These corporate guys are pulling the strings and we're their puppets. Why do we put up with this? Are we such gluttons for punishment? The oil price is a world-wide problem. It affects anyone who drives a vehicle, takes a bus or travels by plane - and that's most of us. Why do we, the majority, put up with this form of dictatorship from a minority?
There are a few reasons.
1. We were brainwashed into believing that cars could only run on gasoline.
2. Oil companies made huge profits - so they were happy to perpetuate this myth.
3. Car manufacturers also liked the status-quo. They didn't want to put big bucks into research and development of vehicles which ran on alternate sources of energy.
Now that we have our new powers of reasoning, we can taking a step back from the problem and clearly see what issues are involved. Then we can begin to find effective, progressive resolutions.
SO, IS THERE A PLAN? ABSOLUTELY!
Now it's time for a change. This system is hurting us - the over six billion people who also have to live on Planet Earth. Now it's time for us to unite and say "Enough is enough." We need to exist here too. We have rights. We demand fairness. We won't put up with this any more.
SOLUTIONS TO THE OIL PROBLEM:
? There are millions - maybe billions - of us, the consumers, who ought to take a combined stand. We're the ones who pay the most - therefore we've got the most to gain. We need to unite and make it known that we've had enough and we're not going to take it any more.
? We can boycott those companies which collude and force prices to be high.
? We can threaten to vote out governments which allow speculation and put taxes on the necessities of life.
? We can demand the production of cars, or other rapid transit systems, which run on solar energy, hydrogen, water, sugar cane derivatives, electricity, oxygen or a hybrid engine which can use a combination of energy sources. The technology already exists but it's not readily available to the mass market.
? We've got to find ways of heating our homes which do not rely on oil.
? Those of us who are scientifically, mechanically or engineering-minded must work together to discover new methods for clean, 'green' transport and heating.
We need to find renewable sources of energy which do not pollute, are freely available and do not get manipulated solely for profit. Nikola Tesla, inventor and engineer, believed that there were supplies of energy which could be tapped into and utilized by everyone but the authorities at the time suppressed his findings.
Tesla said, "Electric power is everywhere present in unlimited quantities and can drive the world's machinery without the need of coal, oil, gas, or any other of the common fuels."
If Mr Tesla was able to find this source, the information must still exist. Like all knowledge which has been given to humanity, one day it will be found again and used for the benefit of all. Those who seek to suppress information which is meant for our world will ultimately fail in their attempts to hide the truth.
'The choices you make today, determine your tomorrow.'
"The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice." George Eliot
We must choose to unite and solve this problem. If our politicians can't find answers, we must seek the solutions ourselves and here's how:
POSITIVE PEOPLE POWER.
Positive People Power isn't about protesting. People Power is having a say in the way things are and it's about making positive change. If enough of us get together, we will be able to focus on finding new concepts and better ideas to make our lives, our community, and our world a much nicer place to live.
We can no longer leave it up to governments, or others, to solve our problems. Politicians are still looking at the world from the same perspective they've done for centuries and it's now obvious, that this isn't the answer.
If we ever want to progress, we're going to have to use new methods to find long-term answers - there isn't any other way.
Positive People Power is being pro-active not re-active.
I don't know about you, but I'm tired of waiting for someone to find the answers for life today. I want to stop living this way and start working towards a new world. I want to shape the present and the future with others who are like me, and I already know how to do this. If I wait for circumstances to change or for that 'right moment', it might never come. Maybe today is the day!
I'm sure I have a way - a really practical way - to change society and make life more positive. I can give hope to millions of people, if only they will listen to what I'm trying to say.
The AlterQuest Organization has been formed so that people, in communities, town and cities all over the globe, can come together and work on new ways to solve old problems. If we work on the adage that for every problem there is a solution, we should be able to make the most wonderful changes in our world - as soon as we put our minds to the task.
AlterQuest is here to co-ordinate the charge for Positive People Power. This is a power we have grossly underestimated until now.
PEOPLE WHO JOIN FORCES HAVE TREMENDOUS POWER.
? We have the ability to change things which are wrong and are not in our best interests.
? We have the power to use all manner of concepts, which lead to the establishment of a better world.
? We have the power to say "There are over 6 billion of us on this planet and only a handful of you, who are having any say.
? We don't want your biased media with its vested interests in swaying our opinions. People have the power to make their own media - one which encourages positive ideas, progressive concepts and future growth of our civilization.
? We don't want your radio and TV, if it's only going to show the same old programs which inhibit our minds and stifle our creativity. We can make our own programs which will stimulate us and enthuse us to take positive action to make life better.
? We don't want your corporations. These multi-national conglomerates have amalgamated to quash their smaller competitors, steal their ideas, stomp on any new concepts, cut costs, downsize, cause billions of us to be unemployed or under-employed, keep us poor, manipulate our governments, pay virtually no dues and taxes - and generally suppress billions of individuals - all in aid of ever greater profits for the corporation and their stockholders. THIS IS WRONG! SO VERY WRONG!
? We'll teach those industries which try to screw us for every last cent that they can no longer do this. They may think they run the show, but they rely on our hard earned money to keep their companies afloat. Without our money, they'd soon find out who's really got the power. In the bible it said 'The meek shall inherit the Earth.' Well, we're the meek and we're claiming our inheritance!
? Positive People Power means all of us will have a vessel for change.
? It means regular people will have a say.
? We can make our own small businesses and employ others again. We can build and run small to medium sized businesses for all our essentials such as bakeries, grocery stores, butchers' shops, computer companies and more....
? We can even form our own power/utility companies, water management, newspapers, magazines and TV stations. We surely can't do a worse job than those who run these things now. We won't continuously put prices up, just to appease our stockholders. Heck, we'll all be the stockholders - every last one of us. So we sure don't want to hurt ourselves, do we?
? We can use our natural talents and the skills for which we studied or trained.
? We can establish good social welfare (but if I'm right, we won't need much - because with this system everyone will have the opportunity to have a job.)
? We'll bring the best health care to everyone and not just to those who can pay and we'll abolish the cruel and unfair system of private health insurance which exists in so many countries today.
? We can give every single person or family on this planet a way to move forward. A way to have some hope. A way out of poverty and a way to live in dignity.
"The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity - or it will move apart." Franklin D. Roosevelt
WHAT CHANGES WOULD WE HAVE TO MAKE?
? Democracy was meant to be about people having a say - but in reality, we've had very little influence over our world. This is about to change! Now we must learn from our mistakes.
? It's time to stop sitting on the fence. We don't have to take this nonsense any more. If you think something is wrong, say so. Don't put up with it, otherwise those wielding the power will think it's OK to continue doing the same thing to us.
? Money should not come before people. Civilization is not supposed to be about the economy - it's meant to represent the people who live in it. While we allow 'the economy' to be more important than the population, there will never be real and lasting progress.
? There are many possibilities for change - all we have to do is focus on the desire for progress and tap into the universe to find the many diverse answers.
? If we want to have a better world, we must address the fundamental issues which have, for so long, blocked our advancement. We must examine these problems, utilize all the methods possible to solve them, and put the resulting knowledge into action.
? The answers AlterQuest offers your communities are the same solutions which people in other towns, cities and countries are using in order to regain their sense of dignity.
? Happy people make for a happier world.
There are many countries where the conditions of the population are intolerable. No food, no income, no schools, no hospitals. Who can these people turn to?
Do you think this is only happening in third world countries? It's happening all over the planet! If you're a low income family anywhere in the world; if you have to work long hours for little pay; if your income does not cover your expenses; if you see wealthy people who have become this way by trampling on the rights of others - then, no matter which country you live in, the system is insufferable.
We all need to be empowered.
We need to have more say.
We should be able to have some control over our lives.
We must change destiny - before it's too late.
We have the power to alter our circumstances, if only we seize the chance.
We have the right to say "We're not going to take it any more!"
Don't get angry? get even.
Take affirmative action.
Mahatma Gandhi (ex Prime Minister of India) said, "I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she will make the same effort and cultivate the same hope and faith. What is faith worth if it is not translated into action?"
MONEY SPEAKS LOUDER THAN WORDS.
Do you know what the majority of us are, as far as the corporate world is concerned? We're 'consumers'! Fancy that. They've given us a label. Oh how I hate that word??.. Consumers indeed!
The word 'consumers' is bandied about in reference to the billions of us who, in the eyes of the corporate world, have become nothing more than spending machines - Beings with available funds who are willing (and able) to purchase their products.
How often have you heard this used lately - on the news, in the financial report or used by politicians. They have made us into a sub-class of purchasers. As long as we're there with our 'consumer dollars' they think we are happy and content.
To a certain extent, we've allowed ourselves to be manipulated by these mega corporations. We've bought their products, eaten their food, worn their clothing, used their fuels, driven their cars and flown on their airlines.
What have they done for us in return? They've manipulated the cost of all our goods and services so we're constantly paying higher prices while they make ever-increasing profits. They've amalgamated until they owned practically everything. They've forced the closure of smaller businesses, which tried to compete. They sacked billions of us and forced billions more to work long hours for virtually no pay, until we were all in debt.
Well, money speaks louder than words so, if we all work together, these 'consumers' can turn around and bite these corporate types where it hurts! If nothing else, we, the six billion people of the Earth have spending power and we have the right to withhold this, en masse, until we get our demands met.
Fact: Australians spent Eight billion dollars in the first two weeks of the Christmas period in 2004.
Wow. Eight billion dollars equates to a lot of bargaining power. We have the option to spend it where and when we choose. We also have a choice to bank anywhere we wish. So, all your corporations who think you can hog all the money you make in profit; not pay an equal share of taxes; not give back to our communities; pay the lowest wages and offer only part-time or casual positions with bad working conditions and lay off thousands of honest, loyal workers?. Think again!
Now, I'm going to reiterate my previous comments because they are so important?..
Until we make ourselves heard, we will always be relegated to the level of 'voters' or 'consumers'.
The only time we're really considered is when there's an election and our governments want our vote or when corporations realize we're not spending as much on their products.
We need to exploit this situation and turn it to our advantage. We are the majority. Those who wield all the power are, in actuality, the minority and it's time we tipped the balance back in our favour.
OK. I'm done convincing you. If you're sick of the way things are, there is NEVER going to be a better time to put Positive People Power into action.
"Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person," Mother Teresa, winner of the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize.
The following email came into my inbox a short while ago. It points out just how effective the combined power of people could be:
It has been calculated that if everyone in the United States did not purchase a drop of gasoline for one day, the oil companies would choke on their stockpiles. At the same time it would hit the entire industry with a net loss of over 4.6 Billion Dollars which would affect the bottom lines of the oil companies. Therefore May 19th has been formally declared "Stick It To Them" Day and the people of this Nation should not buy a single drop of gasoline on that day. The only way this can be done is if you forward this email to as many people as you can and as quickly as you can to get the word out.
Waiting on this Administration to step in and control the prices is not going to happen. What happened to the reduction and control in prices that the Arab Nations promised?
Remember one thing, not only is the price of gasoline going up but at the same time airlines are forced to raise their prices, trucking companies are forced to raise their prices, which affects prices on everything that is shipped. Things like food, clothing, building materials, medical supplies etc. Who pays in the end? WE DO! We can make a difference. If they don't get the message after one day, we will do it again and again. So, do your part and spread the word. Forward this email to everyone you know. Mark your calendars and make May 19th a day that the Citizens of the Unites States say "Enough is Enough!" I think that says it all??
"Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. And man can be as big as he wants. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings." John F. Kennedy
If you think this is a plan - then please, join with us to make it a reality.
Take a look at the AlterQuest website: www.alterquest.org Join the Network. It's free - and it will probably be the best money you (n)ever spent! We guarantee that with people-power, we can turn this world around and WE CAN SHAPE THE FUTURE!
Karen Fiala N.D. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
KAREN FIALA N.D. & GEORGE W. FIALA have a strong passion to help people to help themselves. They think the only way for humanity to move forward, is if people take control and stop blaming everyone else. Sure the planet is in a mess and most of mankind didn't do it, but man CAN change the way things are, and it's our life's work to show you how. A dream? Maybe. A passion? Definitely! A sense of purpose? Absolutely! We hope you agree. We are the founders of Alterquest.org which is developing in to a global think tank for regular people to unite and find useful ways to move forward. Please visit us at: http://www.alterquest.org
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The justice secretary has said he has grave concerns about the prospect of leaving the European Union without a deal, saying it would have a “very adverse ...
Trump: "America Will Never Be A Socialist Country"; "We Were Born Free And We Will Stay Free" - RealClearPolitics
Trump: "America Will Never Be A Socialist Country"; "We Were Born Free And We Will Stay Free" RealClearPolitics
President Trump said the United States will never become a socialist country in his 2019 State of the Union address. "We stand with the Venezuelan people in ...
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders joins list of those interviewed by Mueller team - The Washington Post
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders joins list of those interviewed by Mueller team The Washington Post
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says she has been interviewed by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's team. “The President urged me, like he ...
PM playing politics with Qld floods: Labor SBS News
Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been accused of playing politics with the Queensland floods as he remains focused on dead cattle not pandas.
Piroshka Takes On Brexit, Income Inequality And More On 'Brickbat' NPR
All veterans of the 1990s U.K. indie-pop scene, the rock quartet uses a textured, melodic sound to take on some very contemporary concerns.
Socially conservative politicians use less complex language, study finds PsyPost
New research from Europe has found that culturally liberal politicians use more complex language than their socially conservative counterparts. The ...
In SOTU address, Trump calls for end of resistance politics The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Face to face with emboldened Democrats, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to cast aside "revenge, resistance ...
Just when you think politics can't get any lower, someone introduces a bodily fluid - Sydney Morning Herald
Just when you think politics can't get any lower, someone introduces a bodily fluid Sydney Morning Herald
Remember the honeymoon period? Bathed in the moonlight of Islamophobia, made spicy by burqa costume play? The relationship between senators Pauline ...
Bloomberg builds an all-star political team — and he might not even run The Washington Post
Michael R. Bloomberg is assembling one of the most skilled and experienced campaign teams in Democratic presidential politics. And he might not even run.
Beto O'Rourke is driving the political class nuts CNN
Whether or not the Texan -- blogging from a road trip at the moment -- runs in 2020, others could learn something from him about shattering old political ...
Back to race politics in Semenyih - It's Just Politics The Star Online
It looks like the upcoming by-election is going to be about which party is more Malay and Muslim. Sounds familiar?
Was tabloid exposé of Bezos affair just juicy gossip or a political hit job? The Washington Post
Dueling investigations seek to learn how the National Enquirer obtained texts sent by the owner of The Washington Post.
BC VIEWS: Power politics wins over rational energy policy Terrace Standard
Look out, it's another dumpster fire! No, not at ICBC. This one is at B.C. Hydro, where Energy Minister Michelle Mungall has dashed to the scene on the back of ...
The Fix's Ask Aaron: The week in politics -- DELAYED TILL 1 P.M. Washington Post
The Fix's Aaron Blake discusses the latest in politics and campaigns live with readers.
Fact-Free Politics RealClearPolitics
In this era when there has been more information available to more people than at any time in the past, it is also true that there has been more misinformation ...
Letter: Politics behind the climate change debate Vernon Morning Star
“I cannot think of any hypotheses as completely swallowed without questions or scrutiny by the political classes world-wide as climate change. When politicians ...
Senate has uncovered no direct evidence of conspiracy between Trump campaign and Russia NBC News
But as Senate Intelligence Committee probe nears end investigators disagree on party lines about the meaning of contacts between Trump associates and ...
Stocking shelves and clearing brush, guardsmen serve on border amid political heat - The Washington Post
Stocking shelves and clearing brush, guardsmen serve on border amid political heat The Washington Post
Critics deride deployment as political theater by President Trump; supporters say guardsmen are a “godsend” for overburdened Border Patrol.
How 'Kimmy Schmidt' Did Trump-Era Politics Right The Federalist
For “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” the least funny moment of a very funny final season came during a weird bit about Donald Trump dying on an airplane.
Ilhan Omar takes Trump's Venezuela envoy to task over his political past The Guardian
'I am not going to respond to that question,' Elliott Abrams said after being grilled on foreign policies that destabilized Latin America.
Howard Schultz is above the political fray — so high above he often doesn’t vote Seattle Times
Like a lot of outsider business execs who want to come in and fix politics, Howard Schultz has kept some distance from the mess of democracy in the past. By not ...
Pelosi: No wall money, period. Trump: 'Stop playing political games!' NBCNews.com
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday hardened their positions about a border wall, casting doubt on the ...
Covington Catholic: the MAGA hat controversy’s real politics, explained Vox.com
The Covington Catholic/MAGA hat/Native American fight is American politics in microcosm.
Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax denies sexual assault claim, amid political storm Fox News
Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax issued a forceful pre-dawn denial on Monday to an allegation of sexual assault that surfaced after 15 years, in the latest political ...
Border Deal Reached ‘in Principle’ as Shutdown Looms U.S. News & World Report
The deal would fund a border barrier, but at a lower level than the GOP had agreed to in a deal struck before the shutdown began last year.
The Surprisingly Complex Connection Between White Identity Politics and Explicit Racism - The New Yorker
The Surprisingly Complex Connection Between White Identity Politics and Explicit Racism The New Yorker
Isaac Chotiner interviews the political scientist Ashley Jardina about her new book, “White Identity Politics,” and discusses how Donald Trump has unified ...
Involuntary Identity Politics National Review
A group of Catholic high-school boys suddenly and unwittingly became engulfed in identity politics.
This Week is bizarre, cringe-worthy political TV at its best and I'll miss it Telegraph.co.uk
It's 9am, and I am lying in a white marble bathtub, in an upmarket London hotel, wearing a second-hand wetsuit that belongs to a woman I have never met.
There's a chance that Trump has altered California politics for years to come, political watchers say - Los Angeles Times
There's a chance that Trump has altered California politics for years to come, political watchers say Los Angeles Times
Delaine Eastin, the former California schools chief and legislator whose longshot bid for governor fizzled last year, has been in enough elections to know the ...
Political operative who was dating alleged Russian spy Maria Butina indicted CNN
Paul Erickson, the political operative who was dating alleged Russian spy Maria Butina, has been indicted on wire fraud and money laundering charges, the US ...
Radio review: Soft interviews are no place for hard politics Independent.ie
On this week's Miriam On Sunday on RTE Radio One, Miriam O'Callaghan talked by phone to Democratic US Congressman Brendan Boyle, the only serving ...
Reporters pause political journalism to pick out clothing for Kamala Harris on campaign trail - Fox News
Reporters pause political journalism to pick out clothing for Kamala Harris on campaign trail Fox News
A group of political reporter hit the campaign trail with Kamala Harris on Saturday but took a break from journalism, instead spending time encouraging the ...
Schumer: Trump's address was 'political, divisive, calculating, even nasty at times' CNN
President Donald Trump's second State of the Union address was "political, divisive, calculating, even nasty at times," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer ...
How Pat Caddell's Political Life Took Him From Jimmy Carter to Donald Trump The Daily Beast
The pollster who won Carter the White House and created Bulworth with Beatty ended his life a MAGA man.
Ex–Starbucks CEO Could Get Trump Reelected The Atlantic
Howard Schultz thinks politics are broken, and may run for president as an independent. Democrats think that's a terrible idea.
Color and Politics American Thinker
It's not that easy being green, when I think it would be nicer being red, or yellow, or something much more colorful than that, even in a blue world alone. Certainly ...
Indicting Roger Stone, Mueller Shows Link Between Trump Campaign and WikiLeaks The New York Times
Roger J. Stone Jr., a longtime Trump adviser, has been charged as part of the investigation by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III. He was arrested in a ...
All Extremists Go To Heaven... Dont They
Heaven, Hell, or some sort of Purgatory.I cannot seem to make it to either of the extreme political sides and being a moderate definitely leaves me at least in purgatory if not a perpetual limbo.
Whats Right About Nebraska: How the Democrats Lost the Heart of American Populism
(Note: This article was written slightly before the 2004 election; however, its thesis on how the Dems. lost the heartland--and why they continue to fumble the ball--bespeaks of a sea change that continues to sweep the American political landscape.
Is Reinstating The Draft Such a Bad Idea?
In his bid for the presidency, John Kerry pronounced a "secret plan" to reinstate selective service. The fact that New York Democrat and fellow leftist Charles Rangel had proposed this plan wasn't mentioned, so Kerry's allegation created hysteria within the blue states.
California Mutual Assistance Program
In years past California Mutual Assistance Program and emergency response for fighting fires learned a valuable lesson. They learned that fires get big quick and it is important to use all available resources to prevent the wide spread damage that can occur.
Regulatory Hooey Protects Us From Our Own Health
Legislation is getting legs to further curtail your use of nutritional supplements. Not too long ago, prior to passage of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) - which was accomplished by millions of letters to legislators by people like you - the FDA acted like a Gestapo against supplements, manufacturers and professional advocates.
Victims of Child Support
"Similar to Medieval Inquisitions, judges have been given the authority, in secret proceedings..
Protection of the Intellectual Property in Russia
A Governmental commission, headed personally by the Prime Minister has been created in Russia recently in order to counteract the infringements in the sphere of intellectual property. As he stated earlier, little is done for the protection of intellectual property rights in Russia and, therefore, both the rights owners and the state are actually robed.
George Bush and the Iraq War - Down on Downing Street
You, the reader, should be aware of my affluence of love for literature in all its forms, for instance: the novel, the novella, the short story, the poem, and the comic strip - which, in its own right, is a literary and creative milestone tantamount in importance to Shakespeare.However, without doubt, one of my favorite genres of literature is: the memo.
Ohio Department of Transportation; Sector Economic Reality
Ohio's transportation sector seems to be strong, even with Ohio's outrageous attack on the trucking industry. That one has to be politics.
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 Worlds Eldest Democracy Was A Truly Romantic Affair
Visible remnants of the world's eldest democracy can be seen in a town in the Carantania region in what is now Austria, where during the early Middle Ages, the tribal society of a Slav people managed to live for over 100 years without being invaded and out of sheer happiness invented a democratic system. They did not call it a democracy but the word invented later was taken directly from their example.
Iran is Escalating the Conflict
Iran has threatened to raise America's fuel prices again. They have said they will most likely comply with the nuclear weapons productions, but are quite spiteful with regards to a different attack on American Soil.
3D Tactical Image Projection Enhanced Decoy System
I propose a special Projection Device code-named: "TIPED". This system will be mounted on a small robotic device, which is either parachuted into the battlespace or pre-planted before the battle.
Elliot Spitzer, are the Rats Leaving the Ship
Are the junior attorneys in the Attorney General's office leaving the ship yet? Are the New York State Attorney General Office's up and coming prosecutors and lawyers jumping ship as to not be caught in the future demise of Elliot Spitzer fall from reputation? We will see as Elliot Spitzer starts to lose all his cases that the attorneys in his office wish to distance themselves from the New York Attorney General's office.It is common knowledge that rats and rodents often leave the ship prior to it sinking.
FTC Franchise Rule Making Sound and Fury in the Sand Box of Free Markets
Today we have a new franchise report from the Federal Trade Commission to further inhibit the franchise model thru more redundant paper work and over regulation, which will only serve the lawyers and give job security to the bureaucrats. However, it serves no free man in this present period.
World Moving from Socialism to Capitalism
The recent Jakarta summit of Asia and Africa brought remembrance of Jawaharlal Nerhru. At Bandung, Nehru had initiated the non - alignment movement and proclaiming the resistance to the big powers for exploiting the underdeveloped countries for the economic benefits.
What Did You Do In The War Daddy?
This is the first of a series of four articles where my uncle, the late Mr Gordon Bessant is talking to Mr Joe Hieatt-Smith about life during the war years. They taped these recollections in 1996.
Fuel Prices and Trucking; A Reality Check On What Drives America
It appears we are having a terrible situation with the diesel fuel prices in the US. It is affecting everything, since everything we buy is shipped by train or truck and most of the times both.
Unemployment Iraqi Style
Let's put it all into perspective: the U.S.
End Time Clock Ticking Away?
Earlier this month, I heard President George W. Bush and Mahmoud Abbas, the Prime Minister of the Palestinians speaking of another Peace Treaty with Israel.
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