April 30, 2017

ObamaCare, the Government Shutdown, and the Debt Limit Crisis – Prepare for Worse

The government shutdown of 2013 is just the latest symptom of a broken political process decades in the making. The bad news is that things are likely to get worse as time goes by. From all I hear and read, our political system may be at a tipping point, requiring radical rethinking of what it […]

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THE RACISM THIS JEW HAS ENDURED!

WHY LET RACISM AFFECT YOU RACISM ISN’T ONLY AGAINST THE ONES YOU THINK I’m going to lay out for you the racism I have received, how it happened, who did it, what age I was at the time, how I may or may not have responded and how it never affected my thoughts about others.  […]

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Pluralism vs. Polarization or Why Washington is Broken and What We Can Do about It

If you paid any attention to how our Federal Government has functioned, or more accurately, has been dysfunctional over the past four years, you’ve seen a textbook example of political polarization. We saw more of the same in the 2012 general election, epitomized by a Twitter tirade from real-estate mogul and reality TV personality Donald […]

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Republican National Convention 2012: Mitt Romney delivered a good acceptance speech

The Republican National Convention 2012, in this American viewer’s estimation, went well. Clint Eastwood was in good taste, hilarious with his empty chair skit. Mr. Eastwood’s candid messages were received positively for he delivered good old fashioned election humor which in this American’s view is fun. Congressman Ryan’s, Mrs. Ann Romney and other distinguished guest […]

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2012 Presidential Election Year: Mudslinging must stop!

The General Campaign for the 2012 Presidential Election officially begins after the two major party national conventions have nominated their candidates for President and Vice President of the United States of America. The Republican Party National Convention has passed, held August 27 through 30, 2012. In the beginning of September the Democratic Party National Convention […]

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Daylight Saving Time has been proven unhealthful

Daylight Saving Time has been federally supported throughout the United States of America since 1918 when Congress, House of Representatives and the Senate, of the US Republic, passed it as a federal bill. The Daylight Saving Time federal bill was passed with presidential signature into law while President Woodrow Wilson was in office. President Woodrow […]

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Proper etiquette in the news media: Where is it? – Part 3

Adults acting inappropriately in national broadcasts were not always shown. Not long ago, in the twentieth century, the Entertainment Industry used to be more particular and did not air an adult losing their temper in public during the hours a minor could be watching television. The producers in the beginning of television history feared public […]

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Proper etiquette in the news media: Where is it? – Part 2

Etiquette is becoming a lost art in television programs. The television stations seem to believe the populace is anesthetized toward bad manners and loose moral conduct. The television stations no longer take into account the hard work parents have to do while teaching their children proper decorum, a solid moral code to follow and good […]

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Proper etiquette in the news media: Where is it? – Part 1

There is a growing trend in the news media to hype up news broadcasts with heated discussions disguised under spicy debates or heated interviews. This is done by the television channels (news channels and the big three known as ABC, CBS and NBC) to gain viewers and higher ratings. Today, the modern journalists speak rapidly […]

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Attacked at an ATM

I knew better than to visit a walk-up ATM after dark. I was anxious to meet some friends at a trendy new bistro, though. I wanted to have cash just in case they didn’t accept cards. There was a line at the ATM, and it was on a crowded and well-lit city sidewalk. I was […]

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