Monthly Archives: February 2011

on Unions

While watching the ongoing government worker union protests this past week I find myself torn between two things: the benefits unions have given us in the past and the current financial crisis we face in the present. As a former … Continue reading

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on Entitlements

“A benevolent Uncle Sam welcomed mostly poor black Americans onto the government plantation. Those who accepted the invitation switched mindsets from ‘How do I take care of myself?’ to ‘What do I have to do to stay on the plantation?’ … Continue reading

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on Reagan

I was a mere teenager when Ronald Reagan was President. I don’t’ remember much of what he did – I was not much interested in politics then. However, I do remember this: the day the Berlin wall fell and how … Continue reading

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on Standards

“The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves” Ray Kroc (1902-1984), American pioneer of the fast-food industry and founder of McDonald’s Last week the President gave his State of the Union address, and while … Continue reading

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