As Observed Firsthand by My Grandfather

Have you ever wondered which generation of humanity had the most impactful and far-reaching innovation experiences and important events? Many people claim that we’re currently living in a Golden Age of innovation that’s unmatched. Maybe that’s right. Afterall, the list of recent inventions like…

And, Who’s ActBlue?

Given the publicity this organization receives, I wanted to learn more about it. My research began with Wikipedia. It says that Black Lives Matter is a 16 chapter decentralized grassroots organization that began in 2013 with a platform that advocates for change through non-violent means. Sounds like a noble cause…

You May Be Alarmed By How Much…

Beginning in the early 1980’s, American corporations’ began to increasingly out-source production of products with a high labor content to non-union domestic companies or foreign makers. The early 1990’s saw the strategic adoption of a more systemic global industrial manufacturing model which shifted…

Serious issues deserve better than this.

In the last several weeks, three letter-to-the-editor writers in my local newspaper used this claim to support their certainity about the scientific consensus supporting warming. Who can blame them when high ranking politicians and the media use it? The bedrock for this grossly overstated…

How, in a single presidency, Americas religious rights were violated. Probably forever.

For most Americans born between 1946–1964 (i.e. Baby Boomers), the term “In God We Trust” has been in the mainstream vernacular in a variety of vehicles from our earliest memory. So much so, that it would have been…

Owners: Why Do You Ignore The Pre-Super Bowl NFL Championship Games?

The point of this article is to encourage the NFL to change their official championship game communications and correctly use the term Combined NFL Championships when referencing championship tallies in order to provide equal treatment and respect to those…

Here Are 40 Examples Showing Why He Didn’t.

I am confident that the mainstream media will assess Barak Obama’s 2-term presidency positively by restating simple highlights and ignoring his mistakes and major missed opportunities. Why such cynicism? Because, based on the entirety of his presidency, most media sources would be more accurately described as Obama enthusiasts vs. journalists…

So, Why The Obvious Misrepresentation?

The Civil War was easily America’s most catastrophic war as measured in both human and political terms. An estimated 620,000–750,000 Americans died, which is more than the total deaths accounted for in Iraq/Afghanistan, WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam and the Revolutionary War combined. The upwardly revised figure reflects a 2012 research…

Disclosure Could Revolutionize The News Business

Today’s Troubled Media News Model Is Fixable

Why are the political affiliations of members of the news media not disclosed in an straightforward manner when their regular assignment is political reporting? As journalists, they routinely expect and demand transparency. …

Rick Margin

A curious retired American interested in both understanding & writing about meaningful issues. Email @ ric62551@gmail.com. Join in at https://medium.com/@ric625

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