…ok…so I’m not gon’ argue with people about fake history or statues. We all know the south lost; as evidenced by “These United States of America”… So, I say to their statues, we add a few other statues too. You know, like the nativity scenes of baby Jesus at Christmas–with the wise men, those lil’ sheep… Read More My thoughtful, perfect solution for ‘Heritage Statues’
(Opinion: DHSpeller) It is interesting to see what is going on across the nation. While businesses are making billions in profits, some are still whining about paying taxes. Furthermore, they seem to have some elected officials on their side as they move to push even more of the burden on workers across America. Yes, even after… Read More Make Them Blink
Have you ever wanted to try something new, like go on a trip, start a new business or even ask for a raise (instead of just settling for the incremental increase); or maybe face a difficult problem head on? If so, go for it. There is a 50/50% chance you’ll get what you ask for… Read More Don’t be scared
When you look in the mirror, or take a moment of reflection, how do you see “you”? Do you like or dislike yourself? Are you good or are you bad? Are you a winner or a loser? I don’t know too many people who actually ask themselves these questions every time they see their reflection or… Read More How do you see yourself?
“…like crabs in a basket…”… A derogatory remark, normally associated with a group who is either fighting against each other; or who is trying to hold others in the group back so much so, that there is no chance of progression. I heard this term used the other day in a sermon at a church meeting. As… Read More Who is willing to be the last crab?
Many people find themselves unemployed because of the economic problems. My encouraging word today is: Don’t be totally discouraged by what you see or what you are going through. You still have your talents, skills and abilities and the knowledge you have learned as tools to help you move to the next level. I encourage… Read More Entrepreneurism: Creating something from nothing
It’s time to rant–in 400 words (or less). For the past two years, I’ve heard much criticism about “AnyTHing” the President and the Democratic leadership did or attempted to do to solve any of the nation’s problems. “Why is he focusing on national defense and wars, when it’s all about jobs?”… “Why is he focusing… Read More The Big Picture
Do you have the ability to inspire others? I think you do. I do too. ‘Inspire’ is defined as: ‘to encourage or to stimulate somebody to do something–to a greater effort, enthusiasm or creativity. Another interesting definition is ‘to breathe in’. I think the two definitions go hand in hand. When you encourage someone you… Read More What does it take to inspire?
I was sent this link in an email from BarackObama.com. It is kind of a recap of all the efforts made since President Obama has taken office. http://progress.barackobama.com/ Check this information against all the other information that’s out there. Besides listening to the various media outlets, going to actual government sites to check the data… Read More Report on Progress made
I just watched the weekly Presidential video address. The President is starting to make his case as to why the middle class should get a tax cut, but the rich/wealthiest 2% should not. Watch video: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/11/06/weekly-address-priorities-taxes The message I got: “Uh… no tax cuts for the top 2% of the Wealthiest Americans…suck it up and… Read More Quick Post:: President Subtly Tells the Rich to Suck It Up