Monthly Archives: August 2010

Glenn Beck’s Bad Dream Rally for America

Does it bother you that Glenn Beck twisted the true meaning of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream Speech?” on August 28, 2010? Glenn Beck is NOT Martin Luther King Jr. If Martin Luther King, Jr. was alive today, … Continue reading

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75th Anniversary of Social Security President Obama Speaks Out

On the 75th Anniversary of the signing of the Social Security Act, President Obama passionately pledges to protect Social Security from the threat of privatization espoused by Republicans. With the recent economic collapse due to the machinations on Wall Street, President Obama reminds Americans about the dangers of giving their nest egg to Wall Street. Continue reading

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Will Droids like HTC Hero Become Hands-Free Capable?

Droids like HTC Hero are not yet really hands-free voice-activated or automatically hands-free compatible with dialing out from bluetooth. Should all phones be industry standard with hands-free features for safety? More and more states are passing touch cell phone laws prohibiting hand-held phones while driving. Will HTC have a software fix in 2010 to update their Sprint HTC Hero phone to be ready for California highways? Continue reading

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Robert Reich’s Touchdown Suggestions for More Jobs

It’s great that Congress just passed the $26 Billion stimulus to save jobs for educators and public employees. However, Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich thinks it is only a “punt” and making the winning touchdown to get more people back to work requires more stimulus funds. Reich offers sage advice with concrete solutions. Anybody listening? Continue reading

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Republican Ads Urge Congress to Halt Work until January 2011

Republican Party of “Vote No” turns into Party of “No Vote” and “No Work”. Republican ads showing up on blogs and around the internet urge congress to halt work until January 2011 after the November Election. Republicans somehow think they have a crystal ball and they already know how the election will turn out. Are they trying to “create their own reality” by placing these ads. Psyching people up? If only they could spend more time working together with Democrats on solving the most pressing problem facing Americans…Jobs, Jobs and more Jobs. Continue reading

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Time to Ratify the Historic START Treaty in 2010

Time to ratify the historic START Treaty in 2010. Military experts and cold war warriors like Henry Kissinger, Sam Nunn, William Perry and George Shultz agree the U.S. and the world will be safer without the threat of nuclear weapons. It is up to the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee to move the treaty out of committee to a full vote in the Senate. Passage of the START Treaty should gain bipartisan support. Will Senator Lugar be able to convince his colleagues of the importance and necessity of passing the START Treaty? Many nuclear and non-nuclear nations are hoping that the U.S. will quickly ratify this treaty. Continue reading

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It’s Time to Pass Real Jobs Bill in Congress

Americans need more jobs. However, in July, Senate Republicans Blocked Key Legislation that would have created Loans for Small Businesses that would have helped create more jobs The needed legislation, H.R. 5297: Small Business Jobs and Credit Act if 2010, would … Continue reading

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