Recently a friend told me about a call she received from her daughter’s 1st Grade teacher. It seems that part of an assignment was a question for the class: “What does your mother say when you are in trouble?” A rather inappropriate question, wouldn’t you agree? The purpose of the teacher’s call was to tell my friend...More
The 2010 midterm elections were largely a referendum on the economic policies of the Obama Administration and the President's cohorts who controlled Congress. The hue and cry of the electorate over the Obama healthcare plan, corporate bailouts for banks, automakers, insurance companies, Fannie...More
It only took a couple of hours the morning after the Osama announcement before the conspiracy theorists began to challenge the legitimacy of the kill and the DNA, the chatterers began to talk about the ramifications for the 2012 presidential race, and the White House soaked-up every...More
Yes, Barack Obama appeared to show leadership, for once. Ironically, one can’t help but think that the man waited until he was forced to act, with few options remaining, and delayed as long as possible to make a definitive decision (especially having decided to "sleep on it" for a night before approving the final mission...More
A classic battle of Washington elites is brewing this week when congress returns from its recess to face the March 5 expiration of a Continuing Resolution for the 2011 federal budget. Without its renewal, or a budget resolution that may include a GOP plan for $61 billion in cuts from the current budget year, the government will...More
“There can be no security anywhere in the free world if there is no fiscal and economic stability within the United States. Those who ask us to trade our freedom for the soup kitchen of the welfare state are architects of a policy of accommodation.” If these words were uttered for the first time today, the...More
The Joy Behar Show: Abuse Shocker“Senator Brown recognized that he can begin the process of healing and break the shackles of shame and guilt in his life from here forward.” ~ Mark V. Serrano ...
In a recent article on bnet, the CBS Interactive Business Network, CEO Dian Griesel of Investor Relations Group in New York City offers an interesting perspective about the challenges of building a small media consulting business in the midst of a recession titled, “My Recession Wake-Up Call: It’s...More