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Candidates are elected to office in this nation when the independent citizens who decide to vote align themselves with some political party.
Terrorism and assassination attempts are unsettling, unnecessary, and counterproductive. The wrong people are the victims!
In any human activity, a smoother flow of the work improves the attitude of the workers and the ultimate quality of the product.
It is understandable that people dislike others who ill-treat them. But it is hard to understand the religious reasoning that infidels who do no harm should be killed.
We don't read about the insidious terrorist activities in China. How has that populous country avoided the Muslim Jihad?
As unity vanishes among citizens and sensible bi-bartisan-ship becomes obsolete in legislative bodies, the possibility of pleasing the 'hoi poloi' is remote.
A mere handful of elected officials rule this democracy with an iron fist. Any report card based on their performance would embarrass the parents of these ambitious, inperialistic spendthrifts.
Most humans act like they are the most important life forms in the universe. However, reverse engineering would show us that there are common responses to reality by all forms of life.
The newly elected governor of California has a tough job that the last legislature was unable to solve: a State Budget shortfall of $25 billion.
In a nation like ours where obfuscation is the norm in excusing irrational behavior, 'lame-duck' politicians are exempt from wearing straightjackets.
The major emphasis in my Sociology College Course was on Conflict. Social problems haven't changed in nearly 60 years!
There are all kinds of reasons why humans think that they should worry, and one basic reason worrying isn't worth wasting the time: the inescapable Grim Reaper!
Stressed out folks need to follow the advice of Mad Magazine: Cool it, because there is so little that worrying can accomplish.
Don't argue with those who enforce the law, even when it is unfair and unjust. But who determines what is fair and just?
The chicken and egg conundrum has not been solved yet. But here's an attempt to do that.
Coming to terms with the challenge of sorting out who deserves a hand-out and who doesn't.
Feeling guilty for the poor, the needy, and the wretched can have a more subtle impact on a human than a hangover. But the apparent remedy is to share our sparse resources with those who are without.
The embarrassment of our nation's leaders due to the WikiLeaks will pass, and civic life will go on as usual. Nevertheless, someone has to find a way to safeguard critical information.
Credit helps people get started in life if you qualify. But first you need a job, and a habit of savings something to pay back the generous creditor.
Traveling by commercial airlines in the U.S. today is a most disagreeable experience because all passengers are treated as potential suicide bombers.