A Senior Perspective
The rhetoric never seems to change. Paul Ryan and the House Budget Committee have brought a budget resolution to the…
New Year's Resolutions I Wish Celebrities Would
I was reading an article earlier today about ‘celebrities’ and their New Year’s resolutions. Like most people…
A World Without Steve Jobs
I never met Steve Jobs, I wish I had the chance to talk to this genius and to get a glance of his personality. I would…
Unbelievable Google Dictionary: Google Search
Imagine the Oxford dictionary with its 20,000 words and imagine all these words were exchanged for images. You can…
Exploring Expletives – Plan B
There is a child in my house. If I drop the pickle jar on the marble tile when we have three minutes to get out of…
Understand What Spear Phishing Is, By Contacting
‘Spear phishing’, the newest in the line of online scams, can make any user an easy target. It’s a situation…
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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My Bragging Rights
The online Urban Dictionary, state that the words “Bragging Rights” means, “The rights granted to a person that allow said person to boast about themselves to a certain extent without being looked down on for it”. Now it is my time to brag about an event that happened to me,…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 08, 2015  
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LED Flashlights And LED Headlights Are Necessary Tools for Winter Storm Preparedness
Where was Moses when the lights went out? Wintertime brings it's own set of unique challenges. Being prepared as much as possible is only smart thinking. Getting caught in winter storm when the lights go out is not a fun nor a good place to be. So, before winter gets…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Dec 27, 2011  
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Partnership And Collaboration
This article is intended to highlight and stress the importance along with benefits of partnership and collaboration in the human service field. The goal is to inform all human service professionals of the positive impact that the agencies can have in their efforts to assist those in need. A helper…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 26, 2012  
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Is Nicotine Good for You?
By trying to demonize tobacco to inform smokers of the potential health risks, governments and anti-smoking agencies have given a bad reputation to nicotine without any real research having been done on this chemical. After all, nicotine was used as an insecticide in the past. So nobody wondered how it…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 22, 2013  
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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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Defensive Driving Rant
I was lucky enough to grow up during a time when driver's education was a complete course offered in High School. We were taught "The Rules of the Road." This course taught not only how to be a law abiding driver, but also, a safe and courteous one. It seems…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Feb 25, 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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What Is a Paradigm Shift? Should I Worry?
A paradigm shift? Before we discuss what is shifting, let’s first address what a paradigm is. A paradigm is an idea, thought, or concept that serves as a mental pattern for our behavior. It is a set of assumptions or values, perceptions, and practices. And it is a way of…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jul 14, 2012  
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Tips to Achieve A Dream Home Through Remodeling
1888 PressRelease - EcoMinded Solutions offers the best tips for a successful home remodeling project. Most Americans want to have a home that works. In fact, 85 percent of homeowners feel that a walk-in pantry is a high priority, 93 percent want a laundry room, and nearly the same amount…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 22, 2014  
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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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Social Media For Seniors
I had an interesting conversation with my wife this morning. I was showing her several of my articles about Seniors. She asked why I was targeting Seniors. I said because it was a big audience. Her take on it was quite different. She said just a few of her senior…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 18, 2012  
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Poor Communication Skills Force George Entwistle And the BBC to Part Company
It wasn’t really a surprise when the announcement came yesterday that George Entwistle and the BBC had parted company. The former Director-General had decided to do the ‘honourable thing’ and resign from the post that he’d only held for a couple of months. What an ignominious end to his short…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Nov 11, 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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Canada’s Multiculturalism Fails it Citizens And Should Be Abolished!
I am not a student of history but this is a bit of what I know. Canada was established via The Constitution Act, 1867, formerly the British North America Act, 1867. In July 1988, Canada enacted the Canadian Multiculturalism Act. At its core, the Act purports to preserve and enhance…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Mar 27, 2012  
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If You Don't Have Anything Nice To Say, Cruise Around the Internet And Spread That Joy, Sunshine
Nearly every video, web site, Facebook page and anything else you will see online will have an option that allows you to comment on it. If you were there to find new information, to review old information or for a legitimate reason and need to voice your displeasure, that is…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 04, 2013  
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That Dress And The Winners And Losers Of the Royal Wedding
Well now we all know. The former Catherine Middleton wore an Alexander McQueen gown designed by Sarah Burton. Some people have said she looks safe but a little boring. I think the dress is absolutely right, quite understated, but beautifully fitted and elegant. The only slight disappointment for me was…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Apr 29, 2011  
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For Overseas Filipino Workers
Migrante Partylist’s in national convention last Sept.30. At the convention center of Iglesia Filipina Independiente in Manila. Were banners of chapters not just abroad, but in various provinces in the country as well. The migrant rights leader said Migrante has a big name recall among voters due to their stand…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Oct 20, 2015  
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No More Control - Foundation For A Terran Society - Education
Imagine a world that has no poverty or crimes of poverty and greed. A world where your children are free to learn at their own pace, being taught at least at the early stages of life by those whom love them and cherish the fresh creativity of the young human…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Jan 11, 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 The World Needs Now…is A Liberal Arts Education
I watched "In Performance at the White House: Burt Bacharach and Hal David: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize." (Aired last Monday on PBS stations nationwide.) Stevie Wonder, Sheryl Crow, Michael Feinstein and others joined in this tribute to the songwriting team who penned such classic tunes as "Raindrops Keep…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   May 23, 2012  
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Ugandan President Makes A Statement
“Terrorism should not exist in Africa.” Africa’s history is rife with stories of terrorism in the past, Congo, Mozambique, Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and now training hubs such as the Sudan, are ensuring more terrorism's spread. Uganda, Mali, Somalia, Kenya, Mauritania, Chad, Niger and just about every country in…
By:  in  News and Society  >  Pure Opinion   Sep 24, 2013  
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A few weeks ago when Bob Diamond the former Chief Executive of Barclays Bank appeared in front of…

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