How unfair trade has ruined economy! Television’s historic moments include: America’s landing on the moon, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the tearing down of the Berlin Wall and for some, various Super Bowl touchdowns, and for others, multi-millionaires accepting honors from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). An interview in 1994 of Sir James Goldsmith by recently humiliated PBS legend Charlie Rose is never on […]
Wife of Chiefs’ owner told she couldn’t print Christmas stamps because of a Russian cathedral background
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. – United States Constitution, First Amendment In other words, our government can’t tell you whom or what to worship or how to do it, and […]
Nickels, dimes and dreams – author urges that all workers be fairly valued for their time and effort
A Montana coal miner’s daughter recently found herself the honored guest of King Willem-Alexander at the Royal Palace in the Netherlands. It was a case of the guest being better-known than the host, despite title and wealth. Barbara Ehrenreich, Ph.D, who researched and wrote the best-selling Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, enjoyed her triumph on Nov. 27, when she was awarded a 150,000 Euro ($169,500) prize […]
Judged “naughty or nice” determines if you are allowed on planes or trains in China – the “Big Comrade” is watching
The Communist Party is watching – and punishing – many citizens of China today, and in 18 months everyone will be judged by their Social Credit – a number earned by absolute obedience to government rules, always behaving nicely, and paying your bills promptly. During the experimental period since 2015, those with low scores had their travel restricted: Global Times reports that as of May this year, the government had blocked […]
Build a home in 24 hours? Crony capitalists and politicians will work their hardest to kill this modern miracle!
U.S. Patent application tiled August 13, 1908. Serial No. 448,293. To all whom it may concern.’ Be it known that I, THOMAS ALVA EDISON a citizen of the United States, residing in Llewellyn Park, Orange, county of Essex, in the State of New Jersey, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Processes of Constructing Concrete Buildings, of which the following is a description… The object of my invention is […]
Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge costs $2.3 billion a mile; Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge price – $588 million!
Once called the Tappan Zee Bridge, the three-mile Mario Cuomo span over the Hudson River took 15 years of planning and construction, cost $7 billion with finance charges and interest, but lacks one essential element – public transit buses running at high speed. Meanwhile, in the land of poppies and pandas, the world’s longest connector, the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge, opened November 6. Public transit buses began cutting commuter time from […]
Center for Constitutional Rights is fighting for all U. S. border jumpers, but hates Israel, an immigrant nation
London-born U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar yesterday (11/20/2018) barred the United States from refusing asylum to immigrants who crossed the southern border illegally. That restraining order upends a proclamation on Nov. 9. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) instituted the suit in San Francisco, claiming that asylum rights superseded laws against illegal entry into this country. If only the CCR was so generous […]
The caravan of millions of European refugees fleeing torture, slavery and murder that never arrived in America
This past Friday night marked the 80th anniversary of the 1938 Kristallnacht pogrom, when so-called demonstrators murdered 100 German Jews. burned 200 synagogues to the ground, and rounded up 30,000 Jewish men to slave in concentration camps. Immediately, the 566,000 Jews living in Germany and the millions in Poland, Romania and Russia, fearing future war and oppression, began planning to leave their endangered nations and emigrate to the United States. […]