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A New Form of Capitalism: Dealing with the Cause Versus the Effect

Posted September 28, 2009 | 17:29:33 (EST)

Michael Moore's new movie on capitalism, like all of his movies, is thought provoking to say the least. I like Moore, not because I necessarily agree with everything he says or does, but because he's got the courage to make waves. In that sense, we're kindred spirits.

It's those throughout...

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Health Care: What Ever Happened to Personal Responsibility?

Posted August 24, 2009 | 15:34:32 (EST)

Dealing with Cause versus Effect

Unless you've been under a rock for the last month, you've heard politician after politician speaking about the issues of health care. While Obama says health care is an important item on his agenda, I beg to differ. Now don't get me wrong, I think...

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Axis of Evil? Not so Much

Posted June 30, 2009 | 15:03:37 (EST)

President Bush's January 2002 State of the Union Address, where he coined the term "Axis of Evil" to describe Iraq, Iran and North Korea, was an attempt to fit entire governments, populations and countries into a catchphrase box. Marketing propaganda at its very best.

The trouble is, these countries are...

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No One Who Was Normal Ever Made History: A Tribute to Michael Jackson

Posted June 28, 2009 | 18:30:19 (EST)

I was shocked! And I'm sure you were too, hearing about Michael Jackson's death. But the more I thought about it...there were, unfortunately, too many warning signs for any one of us to really be that shocked.

Almost immediately, the news began recounting the many controversies of his turbulent life....

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Get Resourceful and Break the Cycle of Doom and Gloom

Posted June 8, 2009 | 13:52:59 (EST)

Back in September of last year, Alan Greenspan, the former Federal Reserve Chair, claimed that we had entered the worst economic crisis he had ever seen. In the months that followed, economic indicators got a whole lot worse and the news media (you'll recall we discussed the "business of fear"...

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The Business of Fear

Posted May 5, 2009 | 16:39:19 (EST)

For months now, we've been literally inundated with how crummy the economy is and how, in the words of many (including our president), it's the worst recession since the Great Depression. Now if that weren't enough, the media has a new drum to beat: Swine Flu.

Look, let's be rational...

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Conscious Capitalism: Taking Actions That Are Good for Self, Others and the Entire World

Posted April 30, 2009 | 12:30:46 (EST)

Just three short months ago, we let out a collective sigh of relief as we stood on the precipice of a new era in American politics. Though we weren't sure how President Obama would respond to the many challenges at hand, many of us shared in his determination to shift...

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