Category Archives: Current Events

Egypt and Libya are affecting the global economy

I have written two columns about the political uprisings currently taking place in North Africa and the Middle East. More specifically, I have described the economic effects of Egypt and Libya. To read my columns, please follow the links below. … Continue reading

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A Brief Musing About the Unrest in the Mideast

Unfortunately,  I don’t have as much time to devote to this topic as it deserves. But I believe it merits at least a brief mention, given the remarkable nature of what is transpiring in the region. What’s happening in the … Continue reading

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A revolution is coming…or is it? Chaos in Egypt Poll

Project LIT readers know that it’s only a matter of time until we write a post on our opinion (and explanation) of the revolts in Egypt. But first…we want to know what our readers think of it all! Please vote: … Continue reading

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Goldman Sachs Backs Out

“On Jan. 2, 2011, The New York Times Dealbook reported that Goldman Sachs reached out to its private clients with a chance to invest in Facebook, the hot social networking giant currently dominating the Web. With the sudden change of … Continue reading

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Google – Larry Page Takes Over

As it has grown in Silicon Valley, Google has lost some of its entrepreneurial culture and become a slower-moving company. Today, January 20, 2011, Google announced that they are handing the reins of the company to one of its co-founders, … Continue reading

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The circus is coming

As a parent it may be hard to deny your children anything at all; especially, when all they want is to see some elephants do tricks. However, before you go, you and your children should be aware of how the … Continue reading

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Social Security in America

“Social Security is a simple concept: those employed are forced to contribute to a government managed fund. This fund provides for a subsistence living at retirement. In the U.S., retirees past the age of 67 receive Social Security. However, there … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Vent: Congress and its failures

Capitol Hill – Washington, DC During the last election I was admittedly upset with the American people. I didn’t understand how Americans could vote the Democrats out of the house because they felt the Obama Administration has failed these past two years. … Continue reading

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Senate Repeals “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”…FINALLY

The policy, Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, was enacted in 1993. Finally, 17 years later, the bogus policy is repealed on December 18, 2010. The policy allowed gays to serve in the military so long as they kept their sexual orientation … Continue reading

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Atheists Know the Truth, Not You

All religions promise you answers, the truth, and most likely salvation. The American Atheists (AA) want you to know that your religion is lying. This Christmas, the AA wants you to question your beliefs. While drivers travel from New Jersey … Continue reading

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