Monthly Archives: August 2010

Profiles In Courage….NOT

Profiles In Courage….NOT New York State Senators accepted $15,000 in campaign contributions from Wall Mart. Wall Mart doesn’t have a store in NYC yet. Wall Mart is a very successful retailer. Millions of people buy billions of dollars of products … Continue reading

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Who Do We Want?

Who Do We Want? The political class has drifted from the path the voters are comfortable with. We’re comfortable with representatives who have lived a life outside of public service and have been successful in that life. We want representatives … Continue reading

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Laissez-Faire

Laissez-Faire  The dictionary defines laissez-faire this way. In economics, laissez-faire describes an environment in which transactions between private parties are free from state intervention, including restrictive regulations, taxes, tariffs and enforced monopolies. The phrase is French and literally means “let … Continue reading

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Effective Political Communication

Effective Political Communication  Over the years we have had some exceptional political Communication and then we’ve had some less than exceptional political communication. The basic requirement for effective communication is that you have to have something you want people to … Continue reading

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The Los Angeles Time is Out of Control

The Los Angeles Time is Out of Control Recently the Los Angeles Times published an article comparing the test scores to the effectiveness of the teachers. The Times reported:“Based on test score data covering seven years, The Times analyzed the … Continue reading

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How Did Jefferson Know?

How Did Jefferson Know?  John F. Kennedy held a dinner in the white House for a group of the brightest minds in the nation at that time. He made this statement: “This is perhaps the assembly of the most intelligence … Continue reading

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Term Limits

Term Limits  Our elected and appointed empty suits spend way too much time in office. Part of it’s their fault, but most of it’s our fault. We let the lying bastards talk us into reelecting them, even though we know … Continue reading

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