Revitalizing The Power of the Baby Boomers
As baby boomers, we have been spoiled all of our lives. When we were teenagers, the world took note because there were so many of us.
Recycling The Mentally Ill
30 years ago, California, later followed by other states, decided to virtually close down the State Mental Hospitals.There had been multiple exposures of abuse throughout the Nation's systems such as over-medicated individuals kept on back wards for years without clinical justification.
The American Worker: Downward Mobility
All the indicators show an improving economy and, finally, the start of job growth. More than eight million unemployed workers see hope around the corner and re-enter the nightmare of job search with increased enthusiasm and the positive outlook they lost six months ago when they virtually gave up on ever finding a good position.
The Looting of American Taxpayers Social Security Disability by Fraudulent Employers Pt. 1
For more than a decade, you the American taxpayer have been burdened with my disability assistance. Why? Because my high-profile employer, a member of the bar and a politically connected entity in this area along with the assistance of his insurance carrier, insurance investigator and other members of the bar as well as a president-elect of a national civil rights organization at the local level assisted my former employer to get away with denying multiply sustained on-the-job injury and infirmities.
Seven Things That Make Me Angry
I watch the TV news and I get angry. I really need to quit that.
Fact to Fiction: The Brutal Truth about the Practice of Stoning
"Like humans void of soul or mind, they jeered and yelled as they went about selecting their most jagged stones." - David Hearne, excerpt from Hulagu's Web.
One of Abraham Lincoln's claims to fame is the fact that he is best known for abolishing slavery. While he may have felt some personal satisfaction from liberating the Negroes from their bondage, Economy was the main reason why he made his emancipation proclamation.
Government Overregulation of Broadcast Content Could Backfire
Rush is right! The government's stepped up bid to regulate broadcast television content is indeed frightening. Limbaugh made his comments during one of his regular radio broadcasts last year.
Business: "Where Is America Headed To?", New York Millionaire Wonders
Hello! Happy new year. May you live a long healthy life and prosper.
What Price Loyalty?
With the recent shakeups in the presidential cabinet, it has frequently been observed that the quality most treasured in the present administration is that of loyalty.Is that such an admirable quality?We prize the loyalty of our friends who protect our good name when we are not present.
A Viewpoint Not Represented in the Mainstream Media
The news media will regularly present views from Democratic (liberal), Republican (neoconservative), and independent (moderate) perspectives. However, I rarely, if ever, see my point of view represented in the mainstream media.
History of the Media, Radio, and Television
When were the forms of media created? When did advertising first show up? Who owns the media?Creation of the various forms of media*Newspapers & Magazines ~ 1880*Movies ~ 1910*Television ~ 1945*Cable Television ~ 1980's*Satellite Television, Internet, Digital Communication ~ End of the 20th centuryIn 1920, radio was first developed, primarily for use by the military, strictly for sendingHistory of the Media - Old Radios messages from one location to another. David Sternoff, the then-president of RCA, first had the idea to sell radio sets to consumers, or what were then called radio receivers.
The Glorious Acts of Our Legislature
I always have to remember to take a deep breath when examining the laws being proposed by our grand Legislature. I detest most of the new legislation on the table, but have to forgive our representatives in the House and Senate for it.
Asking For Proof in the Economic Pudding
There are no stupid questions, only stupid people. Ask an economist for proof of one of their pet theories and you'll find quickly that the age old axiom that we all learned in school and work place training seminars is dead wrong.
The Lemon Dance: Why Government Doesn't Work
Former Senator, Daniel Moynihan, accurately summed up the
he posited that,"[t]he single most exciting thing you encounter in
government is competence, because! it's so rare." In the case of
politicians the public is protected from ineptitude and apathy
through term limits.
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