My personal Journey Why do I care about others? You can’t understand or have empathy and compassion for others until you understand yourself. What makes me happy? What am I prepared to lose? What is my personal comfort zone? When I closed Merit Carpets, Inc. , it was a decision that was overdue. I knew … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: My personal journey
PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The Solution resides with”we the People”.
I’m outraged as I watch helplessly while “we the People”, are suffering, losing our dignity and our jobs. Neither Party, except a dedicated few in Congress, is helping “we the People”, to overcome the demise of our Middle Class. I’ve linked today’s NY Times article on the condition of Middle Class Americans compared to those … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: The Solution resides with”we the People”
PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Time to move forward.
The Economist. 2009, and now 2014, we’re still talking about the financial crisis development and the possible solutions for our time. We are still enabling Bankers and the Banking system, while the rest of the Country remains stifled at the expense of a few. A privileged few. The Country has enabled this sector of … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Time to move forward
THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX: Lobbyists have a seat at the “Political ” table, effecting the outcome of legislation independent of Political Parties. They represent entire industries to the detriment of the PUBLIC. That’s their function, support the rights of the industry they represent by influencing Congress to act on their client’s behalf. Can their … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: I don’t want to be anyone’s lunch!
20 years ago, as I was peacefully driving through the Berkshires with a friend, we had a philosophical conversation about Democracy and Democratic values. To my partners surprise, I stated that the end of Democracy was Fascism. Not realizing then, 1995 , was the seminal year for the reversal of most of our laws that … More PUBLIC ADVOCACY: Have Corporate Rights replaced Democracy?