Monthly Archives: April 2011

Our Town

This is a story of a once sought-after community that will soon be sought by no one.  It is a town in trouble, and it is an example of what is happening, in different but related forms, in many places … Continue reading

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Asleep in the Control Tower

You likely already know the story of two aircraft that had to land at Washington’s Reagan International Airport on March 23rd without the assistance of the control tower due to a sleeping air traffic controller.  Since then, 3 other incidents … Continue reading

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Should I Go Solar?

I have sitting on my table a very intriguing proposal from a local company to install solar panels on our roof to supplement our electricity.  Should I go with it? There are many important considerations in this decision, but the … Continue reading

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Politically Brilliant, a Nightmare for the Country

The President is making all the right political moves, 2 in particular which will pay off dearly.  Unfortunately one will damage the country nearly beyond repair, and the other will simply create social unrest for no purpose for our people. … Continue reading

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The Politics of Fear and Distortion

A key section of the Preamble in the President’s bi-partisan Deficit Commission report, with a deliberately chosen sub-title “The Moment of Truth”, reads as follows: The American people are counting on us to put politics aside, pull together not pull … Continue reading

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Obama: “It’s us versus them”

Divisive.  Deceitful.  Dishonest.  Political.  Partisan.  Unspecific.  Unserious.  Toxic.  Late.  It’s people like the President who care about others versus those who don’t. I was hoping for so much more.  I actually believed we might get it.  What a fool I … Continue reading

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