Posts tagged "Public Affairs"

I Don’t Care Too Much for Money

I Don’t Care Too Much for Money
I’m reminded of the Beatles lyric, “money can’t buy me love” and of all the other things we know money can’t buy—self esteem, self respect, good character, integrity and pride in our career are a few that quickly come to mind. The real shocker however, is the list of things that money can buy these... Read more »

Labels Are Not A Tool Of Prosperity

Labels Are Not A Tool Of Prosperity
December 20, 2011 By R.A. Monaco   Labels are a tool.  They are a tool of a politically charged society.  They’re designed to marginalize, categorize and minimize facts. They serve as a short cut to a desired conclusion.  Labels paint idealized portraits with a paint roller of assumed fact. Day in and day out the... Read more »

Lip Service Not Enough

Lip Service Not Enough
September 5, 2011 Historically, Labor Day was a direct result of the bloody Pullman strike of 1894 when the railroads faced off with striking railway workers.  The extended weekend is a celebration of that labor movement and a day in which everyone should be watching the long parade of 14 million officially unemployed Americans.  This... Read more »
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Pop Quiz for Politicians and Police Needed

Pop Quiz for Politicians and Police Needed
September 4, 2011 America, the time has since past to require government representatives–elected, appointed or hired– to take, and pass, a 7th grade equivalent civics examination on fundamental liberty.   Leave no politician behind, should be the motto. The Constitutional freedoms and protections that our ancestors fought and shed blood for have clearly been forgotten–if ever... Read more »

A Memoir of Machination

A Memoir of Machination
September 3, 2011 Upon reflection, more needs to be said about the new Dick Cheney memoir that conveniently ignores economic responsibility for the nation’s current woes with a deflecting after-the-fact spin that attempts to justify two wars. Commenting on the legacy of the Bush administration, Cheney expressly acknowledges that it was economics that caused the... Read more »

Making A Killing – In My Time

Making A Killing – In My Time
September 1, 2011 If you’re thinking about going out and buying Dick Cheney’s, “In My Time:  A Personal and Political Memoir”–stop!  This is a call to boycott his self serving cherry-picked-factoid doorstop—times are tough, save the money.  There’s just no reason to purchase his book unless you’re studying the anatomy of a crack pot villain or want to donate... Read more »
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