Ugandan President Makes A Statement
“Terrorism should not exist in Africa.” Africa’s history is rife with stories of terrorism in the past, Congo,…
O the Weather Outside is Frightful (but It Could
Hello World – xmas time approaches. S’funny how we look forward to the holidays and get excited by the ideas we…
How To Dodge A Bullet – If You Can
What do you do if you're in a cinema and someone stands up and starts shooting? Try to dodge a bullet, run for safety,…
Dear Stranger, Don't Touch My Baby!
I think it's pretty safe to say that I am not the first mother to be in a grocery store and cringe at a complete stranger…
A Senior Perspective
The rhetoric never seems to change. Paul Ryan and the House Budget Committee have brought a budget resolution to the…
Who Might Harm Us
I just heard on the radio that a huge amount of money has been added to the security budget for the Olympic Games despite…
Pure Opinion Articles (454)
Is Investment Parenting A Waste Of Time?
Are you the sort of parent who pushes your child to do all sorts of activities? According to Dr Caplan, a well known parenting guru from the George Mason University in Virginia, America, if you do so then you’re probably wasting your time. In his new book to be published…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 16, 2011  
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Charlie Sheen Gets Fired And Ready to Make A Change In His Life
Charlie Sheen gets fired via text message. That’s the latest, and I’m sure there is more to come. In recent weeks, the world has been watching the “Charlie Sheen debacle” and today there is another story added to the mess. Last week Sheen created a Twitter account and in less…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 08, 2011  
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The MAC King Has Died! Long Live the King
His arrival was timely. The era of Thomas Edison like inventors had sprung anew. Only the outward appearances had changed  Now there were young college entreprenues that were translating established forms of communication into a personal experience with NO HOLDS BARRED! The sky was the limit and the only restriction…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 06, 2011  
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Are You Ready For A Police State
When the Federal Government starts spying on its citizens and harassing them for something you may have said, that is the beginning of a Police State. When police can arrest you and hold you indefinitely without charging you, that is the beginning of a Police State. If you are not…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 03, 2011  
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Thrift Store Shopping: Great Deals Right In Your Hometown
A lot of people these days LOVE to shop at Wal-mart and the mall and K-mart and all these chain stores and think that $20 for a hoodie that barely fits is a good deal. Well, for those that only have $20 to their name, such as I, think that…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 08, 2011  
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Violent Video Games And Children
Today I came across a topic in the news that really resounded with me. A decision has just been made by the California Supreme Court to not ban retail stores from selling violent video games to minors, i.e. children under the age of 18. Again, they decided NOT to ban…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 28, 2011  
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The Sagacity Of Art
Overcoming the Threshold of Censors via the Soul's Sensors Define art. Art is the transmutation of that which is abstract into that which is material, or it is the transformation of that which is felt by an artist beyond the ordinary realm into an observable form or practice. Art may…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 30, 2011  
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Ipad mini Rumor or Fact
From  IPods  to  Iphones  Apple  products  have  always  seemed  to  amaze  the  customers. Apple has not only  out done itself with its computers the Mac and Mac book pro. Apple  is now come out with a newer  and  better  Iphone. The  Iphone  4s  not only has a sleeker look but…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 17, 2011  
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The Latest Super Injunction - Privacy Laws Through the Back Door?
Another day and another super injunction. The UK newspapers are full of discussions about the latest super injunction. Yesterday judges put in place a super injunction to protect the family of a well known married actor who has allegedly been having an affair. The judges have said that this injunction…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 21, 2011  
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The Question Dictators Never Answer - Why?
During the past week many eyes around the world have been trained on the events in Libya and the death of Colonel Gaddafi. Today he is to be buried with his son in a secret location. Although many Libyans are rejoicing at his death and looking forward to a more…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 25, 2011  
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Are You Prepared for the Worst And Hoping for the Best?
Unless you have been living under a rock or just jetted in from some other solar system you know from listening to local and national media types the world is in a state of upheaval. Destruction is up many times over what it was just a few years. Destruction from…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 27, 2011  
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Our Personal Values
Often we use the word "values" in our conversations, not just in labor conversations but also in personal ones. Some questions come to my mind and may be you could help me to answer: * Do we have each one of us clearly defined our values? * Can our values…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 25, 2012  
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The Land Of Milk And Honey?
America, the land of "Milk and Honey" is fast becoming the land of "Greed and Corruption". You can not go one day without hearing about some politician doing something illegal or under-handed. The majority of them think they are entitled and the laws that we have to obey, does not…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jun 09, 2011  
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Modern Packaging (if you ain't broken, you soon will be)
Do you remember the old days when you bought a can or bottle or carton of something and to consume it, all you had to do was either: pull out your can-opener or twist the top or at worst, reach for a pair of scissors. These days are gone unfortunately,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 23, 2012  
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Southern California Edison – The Worst
Considering Southern California’s weather, one would think that there are few power outages. That may have been true at one time, but SCE does little maintenance on their power grid, and almost zero upgrades. And there is absolutely no redundancy (back up systems). At my house, anytime a fly lands…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 01, 2015  
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Nicole Scherzinger - The Crying X Factor Judge
I have to admit I have never watched more than 10 minutes of the X Factor. That’s the X Factor in the UK nor the US version. Even though I’m not interested in this type of music competition it’s hard to miss out on some of the real or manufactured…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 12, 2011  
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Tough Guys Without Borders
My favorite heroes? No contest, Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). MSF is currently maintaining medical facilities in over 65 countries globally. Their aim has always been to find out where others are not going, and then go there. No, I'm not kidding. Yes, they volunteer. Think about what it…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Feb 24, 2012  
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E Cigarettes In the Workplace?
Should e cigarettes be allowed in the workplace? I remember a time when we used to smoke in our workplace. A long time ago I was sent to the Netherlands on a business trip. When I arrived in our Amsterdam offices I was happy to see that people could still…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 26, 2013  
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The National Health Service - Do Not Disturb, Drug Round In Progress
Well the NHS (National Health Service) has done it again and scored what can only be described as an own goal. I do sometimes wonder whether the powers that be have forgotten what the S stands for in NHS because some at least appear to have lost the idea that…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 29, 2011  
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Bob Diamond And A Lesson In Poor Communication Skills
So Bob Diamond the Chief Executive Office of Barclays Bank has suddenly decided to fall on his sword and leave the company with immediate effect. His resignation this morning was unexpected as right up until yesterday he was still insisting that he had no intention of resigning. Now he’s gone…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 03, 2012  
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Guests Wedding Outfits: The Royal Wedding
I have to admit although like many women interested in fashion I couldn’t wait to see what Catherine Middleton was going to wear on her wedding day, I was actually more keen to see the guests wedding outfits. Since the big day I like many other people have spent some…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 05, 2011  
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The Library Of the Future: Does the Trend In Electronic Reading Devices Mean the Inevitable Extinction Of Tangible Books?
When you enter a library, any library, you the first thing you notice is the subdued atmosphere. The same usually holds for bookstores. Employees and volunteers at either usually speak in semi-hushed tones and seem sedate in their manner. Another thing you notice in a library is the faint smell…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 17, 2012  
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Should We Give Homeless People Money
I thought I would write a little article about homeless people. Many people are homeless for lots of different reasons. Mental or physical illness, drugs or alcohol, family break ups are all but a few reasons why some people find themselves on the street. More often than not many people…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 05, 2014  
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A Senior Perspective
The rhetoric never seems to change. Paul Ryan and the House Budget Committee have brought a budget resolution to the House floor and passed it. While this was going on the Senate should have been passing a budget of their own. The problem is that the Senate has not brought…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 25, 2012  
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We'll Call it Rhodesia
In a country formally called Rhodesia an issue currently exists on land issues and looking back has been an issue since the formation of the country. Just changing its format slightly depending of the prevailing political agenda. The question I asked, having come from that part of the World was…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 28, 2014  
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Lady Gaga Emails Fan to Praise Anti-bullying Campaign
Bullying for me, essentially means the practice of reducing one person's life to a living hell so that another's can be less hell-like. This might sound melodramatic, but I can guarantee you that there are men, women and children out there whose lives are hell because of the phenomenon of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 27, 2011  
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No More Control - Manipulating Minds
September the eleventh was a dark day for everyone. So bad I would say that I remember exactly where I was and what I was doing when it happened. Even those whom did not reside in the U.S. felt the pain of loss and could empathize with the families and…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 10, 2012  
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Dear Stranger, Don't Touch My Baby!
I think it's pretty safe to say that I am not the first mother to be in a grocery store and cringe at a complete stranger walking up and thinking it is OK to touch my baby to say hi. I don't know what it is about being a baby…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 08, 2013  
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What is the United States Congress?
The United States of America is a republic, not a democracy. That means we give up our individual freedom to influence government to representatives who are suppose to focus on governmental issues with us in mind. If you ask what is the united states congress, you will be told it…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 07, 2011  
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Flying White Teeth
So this young guy decides to punch a supervisor in the mouth. The date is unknown for now. Did I mention this guy was only twenty? So this twenty year old guy must really have some guts to hit a disco teacher. Or the teacher must have had it coming…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 13, 2015  
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