Monthly Archives: April 2012

Taxation and fairness – what an oxymoron!

Taxation and fairness – what an oxymoron!  Much debate has taken place recently on the issue of “rich bosses paying taxes at a rate lower than their secretaries”.  The reason for the difference is in itself interesting. The tax rate … Continue reading

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Should you cast your vote?

Should you cast your vote?  Should you vote in the next Presidential election? Perhaps, but only if you genuinely believe in the promises made by your chosen candidate. And looking back at previous elections, most promises have remained just that… … Continue reading

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Anyone for tennis?!

 Anyone for tennis?! Our United States “culture” cannot be said to be high on patience.  Not waiting but instant gratification is much more in vogue.  No wonder than that games like soccer and tennis are not wildly popular.  It cannot … Continue reading

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How do we stop being lied to?!

How do we stop being lied to?!  The US population tends to be somewhat gullible, loving gossips and believing what it is being told especially by those in a position of relative authority, be it politicians, medical profession, security forces, … Continue reading

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Evolution or revolution? Is the US ready?

Evolution or revolution? Is the US ready? As societies change globally, there is much to be learned from history. Over time, social evolution modifies and adjusts the “rules” of communities to meet changing conditions and demands. When evolution falls behind, … Continue reading

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