Are two governors better than one in the White House?
The vice presidential debate was a good example of what a political debate should be. Sen. Joseph Biden represented the philosophy and goals of the Democrats, attacked Sen. John McCain and the Bush administration for their mistakes in the past and made good arguments for change in the future. He demonstrated patience for the moderator, respect for his challenger and emotion concerning his personal life experiences. Biden truly acted presidenti...
During an election year we expect to get the party line from the Republicans and the Democrats. Slanting views or selecting facts are common methods of stressing your point of view. But John McCain and Sarah Palin are now using the Joseph Goebbels Principles of Propaganda. For those who might not know, Goebbels was Adolph Hitler’s propaganda minister from 1933 until his suicide in 1945. Goebbels controlled all the media in Germany: television,...
It’s time for survival mode
The stock market is falling, people are out of work and homes are being foreclosed upon. The price of food is up. The price of gas is up. Woe is us, or so it seems. Now is the time to go into our survival mode. Pretend that you have just crash landed on some remote place. You have survived the crash and it is now apparent that you need to somehow survive this situation. The first thing to do is not to panic. Any idiot can run around crying, “W...
The Chinese ideogram for danger is the same for opportunity, and the worst of times always profit someone, the only question is who.