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President Barack Obama made the following remarks regarding the “not guilty” verdict in the George Zimmerman trial at a surprise appearance at a press briefing, July 19, 2013. First of all, I want to make sure that once again I send my thought and prayers, as well as Michelle’s, to the family of Trayvon Martin, […]readmore


At Witt's End: The Death of Osama Bin Laden

–May Osama bin Laden rot in peace! That was my first thought after President Obama announced Sunday night that an elite team of Navy SEALS stormed bin Laden’s hideout in Pakistan and shot the ruthless, murdering cutthroat dead. I’m not going to sound politically correct or sugarcoat the facts here. bin Laden’s ambition in word […]readmore

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Liu Seeking to "Level Playing Field" for Small Business Owners

New York City Comptroller John C. Liu held the first-ever Comptroller’s Office Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Conference on December 6, 2010. Comptroller Liu hosted the event, which aimed to bring together small minority and women-owned businesses with the leadership of the Comptroller’s Office to help “level the playing field” for those doing […]readmore


The Corporate Takeover: The trend for appointing CEOs to top

By Paul Thomas (The Guardian) The top positions in state education across the US – for example, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, recent chancellors Joel Klein (New York) and Michelle Rhee (Washington, DC), and incoming Chancellor Cathleen P Black (New York) – reflect a trust in CEO-style leadership for education management and reform. Along with […]readmore

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View From Here: Terror in the Gulf

The oil gushing from a well a mile underwater is the result of  an amazing feat of engineering that private industry has achieved and only they have the engineering technology, robotic submersibles working at the drill head and controlled from a room in Houston, Texas for one example, to even begin to stop it.   The […]readmore

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HEALTH CARE REFORM:America's Pre-Existing Condition or …

 … How Do You Mend a Broken System, Broken Promises, Broken Hearts? (Part 5 of Five Parts) Kimberlee Currans-Leto UPSTATE ROUNDTABLE    (Troy, New York) There’s something rotten in America.  While other countries provide for their citizens, ours continue to struggle at every turn.    In today’s economy, families are faced with impossible pressures and decisions […]readmore