Abandon Ship
Funny old world we all live in now and I am having great difficulties trying to put my finger on all this. Have the…
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…
Money on the Sidelines
I heard the news today about the cash reserves that Apple has and it got me thinking. I wonder just how much money…
Schadenfreude, How Can Something So Wrong Feel
I have to hand it to the Germans; they make a great automobile, managed to make a national holiday out of beer, and…
Italian Scientists
Not only do earthquakes shake the earth the Italian Courts sentenced six Italian Scientist to six years in prison,…
A Senior Perspective
The rhetoric never seems to change. Paul Ryan and the House Budget Committee have brought a budget resolution to the…
Pure Opinion Articles (454)
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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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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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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Boy Or Girl ?
Are you a boy..... or a girl? Back in my day this was an easy question to answer. A boy, is as described by wikipedia ".... a young male human, usually child or adolescent. When he becomes an adult he's described as a man. The most apparent thing that differentiates…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Feb 01, 2015  
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Are You A Prepper Or A Hoarder?
There is a rumor that may be more true than not that some political interests may have your interests at heart, or not. One of them is if you are a hoarder of food you may be considered an enemy of the state, whatever that may be. Therefore it might…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 18, 2011  
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Two And A Half Men
Charlie Sheen got fired and will not be on future episodes of Two and A Half Men. He was replaced by Ashton Kucher. John Cryer (well-named for his role as the brother chiropractor) and Angus T. Jones (no relation to me) as the nephew and son of the chiropractor. I'm…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 19, 2011  
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Clean Your Bromley Residence And Empower Yourself
I never believed that clean people are more successful at their work and life. I always thought parents say this to make their children clean and tidy their rooms. It was years after that when I started working that I realized my parents were actually right. Moreover there is a…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 11, 2013  
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Lady In the Yellow Tennis Cap
Caught red-handed and not a concern in the world. It was a remarkably beautiful car. A Jaguar XKR convertible, silverish gray and most likely a 2010 or 2011 model year car. The top was down and an older lady with her yellow tennis cap slid into the parking spot next…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 03, 2012  
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Occupy WS Not Going Away
Far From Over "No Bill O'Reilly, the Occupy Wall Street Movement is not dead." Much to you and your infamous greedy 1% it is not going away anytime soon. There is actually an album that is in production right now that will be released this Winter called "Occupy This Album."…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 28, 2011  
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Abandon Ship
Funny old world we all live in now and I am having great difficulties trying to put my finger on all this. Have the times really changed so fast or so suddenly? I sincerely hope not but sometimes I wonder. There used to be a time when certain thing were…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 24, 2012  
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what is a democratic government
Governments take many forms. There is the dictatorship. The first dictator was probably a clan or tribal leader who took his leadership position by his strength and by his ability to provide for his people. A benevolent dictatorship can be a great form of government. However, such governments change on…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 07, 2011  
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Newtown, Feeling It Again
I spent the day with my son today. We laughed, we had some nice food. We basked in being in the same space. I made brownies. I do not know why. I think I just wanted to feel more connected. He was not aware of what was going through my…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 17, 2013  
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Kelly Pickler - Her Ahead Of Anyone Else Attitude
Today is of course May 31, 2012. My husband is a Military Contractor over in Afghanistan. He has been there for one year all except three weeks when he was able to take a break and come home. He has been to Afghanistan two times now as a contractor. My…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 31, 2012  
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Barry Bonds Before And After
On April 13, 2011 Barry Bonds was convicted of Obstruction of Justice. In other words he may have hindered an investigation in the use of steroids in the baseball industry. He was not convicted of other counts of bearing false witness to a grand jury and investigators. Barry Bonds before…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 14, 2011  
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Will the World End On 2012?
It seems like the end times are upon us, uh? There are so many signs. The rich are getting richer, the poor are getting poorer. Riots and protests are breaking out everywhere. War, famine, Jersey Shore. And the idea is so mainstream! Didn't you see that movie about it? It…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Sep 19, 2012  
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Value Vs Worth
One article, Trump The Chump - From Business Hero To Groupon Bust, struck a cord with me and I thought I'd add my own "two cents" on the topic of value vs worth. When you look into the mirror do you ask yourself , "Where is the money?" to determine…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 07, 2012  
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Senior Survey
Putting aside the media talking heads for a while, what do Seniors really think about the current economy. I have made it a point to talk to my peers and their answers may surprise you. Yes they are worried about Social Security, Medicare, the price of gas and all those…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 16, 2012  
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The Soldiers Come Home!
After 9 years of fighting the soldiers come home. A war that began in 2003 when George Bush was president today 10/21/2011 Barack Obama announces to the American people that the soldiers are coming home at the end of this year. This news is very exciting for entire United States…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 21, 2011  
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What it Makes Apj Abdul Kalam, As All Time Great – A Real Tribute
There were about 70 scientists working on a very hectic project. All of them were really frustrated due to the pressure of work and the demands of their boss but everyone was loyal to him and did not think of quitting the job. One day, one scientist came to his…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Aug 03, 2015  
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Letter To My Father The Chancellor Of University Of Malawi (2)
Dear father, Father and my chancellor I am so concerned that I might not go to class forever. The concerned is further compounded that the nation is waiting for my services but it would not enjoy them anytime time soon. This might be along time and far fetched dream. Father…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 26, 2011  
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The Education System - My Opinion
My name is Jakub Smejkal. I'm 18 years old and I'm recently attending my last year in high school. I want to share a story of how I see our public schools and our education system. When I was a small kid, my dad took me and my family to…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 30, 2013  
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Is Alex Salmond Like Hitler?
Never a stranger to controversy, British historian David Starkey said that Scottish First Minister, Alex Salmond is like Hitler. The comment was made at a debate at the Bow Group think tank on the subject of British history teaching in UK schools “A Caledonian Adolf Hitler” was actually the term…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 19, 2012  
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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 there being no additionally identified risk or threat. It struck me that the old phrase 'money for nothing' is reasonably able to be summoned at this…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 05, 2011  
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Traffic And Road Construction
I was sitting in traffic the other day trying to get to college to pick up my daughter from her classes at the local community college thinking? Why? I don't understand why the traffic is at a stand still at 2:30 in the afternoon? I waited about 20 minutes going…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Feb 23, 2012  
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