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John Adams: The Second Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   He signed the Declaration of Independence, was a member of the Continental Congress, minister to both France...

George Washington

George Washington: The 1st Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   Washington is the first in a 43 part series covering why those of you who predict impending...

religious freedom

Religious Freedom to Discriminate Freely

  Arizona   Recently Arizona’s failed attempt to protect the devout from the dangers of interacting with the gays has stirred a debate about religious freedoms in our nation. Religious freedom was one of the driving forces that brought Europeans to North America, and also is a core value of...

NBA

Paper Chase: This Is The Business Of The NBA

  The NBA proves that you can be unimaginative in growing your business. They copied what everyone was doing and improved upon what people did to better adapt to their model.   There are signs of slowing growth for the economy. 4th quarter estimates were revised down from 3.2% to...

Oscar

What Are Your Selected Oscar 2014 Predictions?

Oscar 2014 Predictions The Oscars are upon us. On March 2, Hollywood comes together to celebrate the crowning achievements in film for 2013. This year’s festivities will be hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, an obvious safe reaction to Seth MacFarlane’s controversial turn as host of the 2013 award show. Although I...

Body Image

Body Image: Confident and Healthy Is Beautiful

Body Image As people grow up, they hear they should take pride in their bodies. Beginning in grade school, bodies change during puberty and can bring about distorted images. Bigger boobs, taller statures, and strange weight fluctuations all draw attention in both negative and positive ways. Media Even into adulthood,...

Women

Paper Chase: Powerful Women In The Boardroom

As predicted, Janet Yellen stayed on the course Ben Bernanke charted last year. After gaining approval from regulators, Comcast bought Time Warner for $45 billion in an all stock deal. This joins the two largest cable providers in the country serving thirty million customers. The retail sales number for the...