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August 31, 2013


President Obama may be shrinking in the hearts and minds of his people, but he has always been at his most powerful and persuasive when he has seemed the odd man out. He reaches the height of his oratorical abilities. Witness our lesson for yesterday: “We don’t want the world to be paralyzed,” Obama said […]

How Obama Can Bypass Congress to Create New Student Loan Forgiveness Program

October 26, 2011


Bypassing Congress, the President, assisted by provisions in current Health Care Law (March, 2010) and precedent dating back to 1974 in the area of budget exercised executive privileges and powers to create a program of Forgiveness for student College loans. Provisions of the Program may be found here.   President to Ease Student Loan Burden for […]

Bloomberg Cautions Riots from Jobless – Especially Jobless College Grads

September 18, 2011


The prospect of future social unrest in America just got a boost and press compliments of Mayor Bloomberg of NYC.  When the sons and daughters of those who could afford to send their children to college end up suing their colleges for inflating facts and figures about job availability in the legal profession, you have […]

They’re Making Cheaper Cars; How About Cheaper Colleges and Universities?

September 12, 2011


When I went to buy my new Jetta, I wondered how it could be less expensive than last year’s model.  I was told that the entire car had been revamped including the assembly line to produce it thus producing economies.  Further, the base car is more like the original aim of the WWII company – […]

Stealth Helicopter Engine Failure Is Not An Indicator of the Failure of American Products

May 7, 2011

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In the Pharmaceutical as well as in other industries, failure cannot be thoroughly researched out of a product.  There will never be a clinical trial that can fully prepare for a product launch and its end results.  The final clinical trial IS the release into the general public where there are many more variables that […]

Virginia Military Academy Welcomes the Muslim Brotherhood

March 22, 2011


  [At] Chancellorsville, after all plans had been made, all orders given, he looked out at his troops and said, “The Virginia Military Insitute will be heard from today.  “Stonewall” Jackson. Improbable as this may seem, recently the Muslim Brotherhood was active in a program at VMA (Virginia Military Institute): ___________________________________________ Muslim Brotherhood’s Weeklong Celebration […]

Severity of US Economic Mess Causes Spreading Protests

February 19, 2011


Our Chinese creditors have been pressuring us to get the budget under control. Now even key administration members are addressing the need. In testifying before the Senate Budget Committee Thursday, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner made a candid admission, characterizing President Barack Obama’s own budget plan as “unsustainable” with interest payments and obligations that are “excessively […]

DOE Awards Arabic Language FLAP Grant to Texas School That May Send It Back

February 8, 2011


In 2010, the Department of Education distributed more grant monies under its Foreign Language Assistance Program (FLAP) that at any other time.  One of the recipients was a Texas school district that had applied for funding of an Arabic language and culture program. The Department of Education has identified Arabic as a ‘language of the […]

Citizens Circle Cairo’s Egyptian Museum to Protect Antiquities

January 29, 2011


Friday, Jan 28, 2011 20:26 ET Egypt’s military secures famed antiquities museum To prevent looters from getting inside, citizens form a human chain around the home of King Tut’s gold mask By DIAA HADID and MAGGIE MICHAEL, Associated Press AP A fire at the ruling party headquarters next door threatened to engulf the Egyptian Museum, […]

Al Qaeda Can’t Be Beaten Says New Head UK Armed Forces

November 14, 2010


The new head of Britain’s armed forces, Gen Sir David Richards, has warned that the West cannot defeat al-Qaeda and militant Islam. He said defeating Islamist militancy was “unnecessary and would never be achieved”. However, he argued that it could be “contained” to allow Britons to lead secure lives. Gen Richards, 58, said the threat […]

Citizen Judgment Calls Impaired. Great Evidence for Need to Reform Education

September 26, 2010


One of the reforms that would have taken more time to implement and an even longer time  to calculate results would have been education reform.  It should have been a priority. It is obvious today that the stupid human tricks we see in the press highlighted as comedy are the result of people falling through […]

Physics in the Mind of Stephen Hawking and Islam

September 16, 2010


Stephen Hawking’s new book The Grand Design was launched recently and I watched him interviewed several times along with this co-author, Leonard Mlodinow.  The American Public was focused on the 9th anniversary of 9/11 and the burning of Qurans.  In all this uproar I thought:  I wonder what Islam thinks of modern physics and Stephen […]

Hotel White House – Just Another Stop on Obama’s Endless Journey To Nowhere

September 5, 2010


Obama doesn’t live in the White House.  He just stops over there when he is in town.  The refurbished Oval Office looks like a hotel lobby because, well, that’s the feeling of “home” to which the Obamas have become accustomed This past week, the end of “combat” in Iraq had the feeling less of “turning […]

Obama Can’t Be Muslim and a Gay Advocate at the Same Time

September 2, 2010


An accident has happened a the crossroads of  politics and reason and the pileup will get worse unless some Conservatives and Republicans begin to sort through just what direction they are really taking. Some Conservative groups are now saying that the evidence is overwhelming that the anti-bullying movement is a cover for pushing the Gay […]

Student Boarders are Baaaaack With Requests and Demands in Equal Measure.

August 21, 2010


My entire village is vibrating with the return of the students at the University.  The look and feel of this migration was amply illustrated in my back yard yesterday when a bush full of berry-eating birds virtually twittered with the feathery feeders. I’ve already received the  first of a wave of request calls:  “May I […]