Trump Tanks in Debate

Donald Trump May Be a Narcissist

NASW Applauds SCOTUS Decision on Gay Marriage

Obama Gives a Graceful Speech

Trump Tanks in Debate

Yesterday’s Republican debate in Cleveland was highly anticipated due to the meteoric rise of Donald Trump. It turned out the…

Donald Trump May Be a Narcissist

Remember when Bill Frist a renowned heart surgeon and Senate majority leader diagnosed Terri Schiavo as not being in a “persistent…

Trump Tanks in Debate

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Yesterday’s Republican debate in Cleveland was highly anticipated due to the meteoric rise of Donald Trump. It turned out the television ratings were catastrophic with 24 million people watching the Fox News hosted event. Agree with them or not, it was clear that 9 of the 10 on the stage appeared to be knowledgeable regarding the…

Donald Trump May Be a Narcissist

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Remember when Bill Frist a renowned heart surgeon and Senate majority leader diagnosed Terri Schiavo as not being in a “persistent vegetative state” despite the opinions of her own doctors. Frist had seen a video of her and diagnosed Schiavo from many miles away. He said, “She certainly seems to respond to visual stimuli.” When she…

NASW Applauds SCOTUS Decision on Gay Marriage

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The following is the National Association of Social Workers statement on the Supreme Courts ruling on gay-marriage. WASHINGTON, D.C.— The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) applauds the U.S. Supreme Court for a ruling today that clears the way for same-sex couples to marry in all 50 states. In a 5-4 majority opinion written by…

Obama Gives a Graceful Speech

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I have always thought that Obama would be remembered as an excellent president. He was able to pass health care legislation, ended two wars he didn’t start, saved the economy from collapse, created 12 million new jobs, and ended don’t ask don’t tell. He is the first president to support same-sex marriage, a position the…

My Tribute to Dave

Letterman

I’m not sure the first time I became aware of David Letterman. It was probably when he took over the 12:30 slot from Tom Snyder on NBC. A move that somewhat irritated me because unlike many others I liked Snyder. He had funny hair and asked crazy questions. He was kind of a goof. Luckily…

Real Patriotism Forgotten

Mark Twain

I have wondered for some time what patriotism means to people. Based on the political ideology of the right I’m afraid many people do not understand the meaning of true patriotism any more. Many people feel it is a lapel pin. Obama once said he stopped wearing a lapel pin of the flag because, “it…

Income Inequality is the Problem in Baltimore

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For a long time Republicans denied there was an aspect of class warfare in their message whenever an event threatened the fabric of our society. Their solution to every problem was tax cuts for the rich. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) said, “I see this as the president returning to the theme of class warfare,” said…

Comcast and Time Warner Still Trying

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Comcast and Time Warner have made an attempt to merge companies and create the largest cable service provider in the United States. Currently Time Warner is #1 and Time Warner is #2. The California Public Utilities commission recently put the decision to allow the merger on hold due to a public outcry over the deal.…

Comcast and TWC Still Trying to Merge

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After hopefully winning the Net Neutrality decision, I say hopefully because the telecommunication industry is still dumping money to congress trying to change the ruling, two telecommunication companies are still trying to merge. Comcast and Time Warner Cable the two biggest cable companies are trying to become one. I’d like to have someone explain to…