Category Archives: Politics

A Simple Platform for Barack Obama

On Linked-In, Barack Obama recently queried members how they think we should keep America competitive in the years ahead.  Below is my answer: America’s gotten fat and spoiled.  You can’t say that as a person running for office, but its … Continue reading

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Does the World See us as the New England Patriots?

I rooted for the New York Giants in the recent Super Bowl as I assume most Americans did.  We like to root for underdogs, especially when the favored team is so dominant, tainted, and believes in their own superiority, no … Continue reading

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Getting Past the Slandering of Ron Paul

I recently argued with some attorney-friends of mine that the recent slander aimed at Ron Paul (later disputed) was a ridiculous political trick made famous by the likes of Karl Rove. The article cites racist comments from Ron Paul affiliated … Continue reading

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Wake up call on big government

The 800+ pages that comprise the recently signed CAFE energy bill prove that our expectations of our federal government are either way out-of-whack or severly misunderstood. What could be determined by the market was twisted into a bloated, convoluted rag … Continue reading

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Responsible Simplicity to Save our Country

If there is one thing that upsets me most about America, its our unwillingness to be responsible. If we were accountable, trustworthy, and honest, we’d see that we need to change our ways to save our society from ruin. Why … Continue reading

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Carlyle Group buying nursing home chains??

Why are Bush Sr. and Co. buying a chain of 50+ nursing homes and why is there not more uproar? This Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article seems to only mention the issue that the union has concerns. Evidently Pennsylvania is not the … Continue reading

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Mission of this Blog

As of October 2007 this is Kevin’s place to think out loud, vent, communicate, etc. on planning for a better future than our society’s current trajectory has us headed. Think sustainability, addressing climate change, curbing consumption in the face of … Continue reading

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