You could not be drafted for the Viet Nam war until the age of 26 but I was drafted when I was 25 and 9 months. Most of my fellow graduate students who were drafted did not serve. They went to Canada, had bone spurs or said they were “gay”. You would get out of … Continue reading Standford Erickson: “Taking a Knee at an NFL Football Game.”
I worked with some 250 or so journalists as a Bureau Chief in Washington, DC, Editor in Chief in New York City and a Publisher in New York City and Philadelphia. Most of these journalists would disagree with what I am presenting here. I do not do it lightly because … Continue reading Stanford Erickson: Holding Journalists Accountable.
At first glance, the National Football Leagues owner’s threat to suspend players who “take a knee” during the playing of the National Anthem seems patriotic, at least on the surface, since those who commit this act seem to have political outlooks contrary to those of “mainstream” America. When asked what the … Continue reading Bill Britton: Taking a Knee.
Try as he might, moderator Marvin Kalb could not get any one of his four guests on Monday’s “Kalb Report” to give an optimistic prediction on the future of U.S. relations with Russia. With President Trump in the crosshairs of an investigation into Russian interference in the presidential election, and with American and Russian interests … Continue reading Kalb Report: A bleak future for U.S.-Russian Relations April 18, 2018 | By Gil Klein | Gilbert.email@example.com
As reported in the New York Times on February 4, 2018, the New York City subways are "doddering. Should they collapse, which on any given day does not seem a preposterous thought, the city would come treacherously close to having to put up a 'going out of business' sign. The state might as well then summon … Continue reading Is it Too Much to Ask for NYC Mayor de Blasio and New York Governor Cuomo to Work Together to Fix New York City Subways?
David Smith, Executive Chairman of Sinclair Broadcast Group The Society of Professional Journalists is profoundly disappointed by comments made by David Smith, executive chairman of Sinclair Broadcast Group, as reported on April 3, 2018 in New York magazine. The Daily Intelligencer reported on April 3, 2018 that David Smith, the executive chairman of Sinclair Broadcast Group, "said … Continue reading Executive Chairman of Sinclair Broadcast Group “Dislikes and Fundamentally Distrusts the Print Media, Which He Believes ‘Serves No Real Purpose'”.
On February 21, 2017 the Vero Beach City Council addressed the issue of 5G deployment and voted unanimously for a one year “Moratorium Ordinance” to prevent 5G deployment in Vero Beach. But then in Tallahassee despite the objection of The Florida League of Cities, on June 23, 2017 Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law HB687: The … Continue reading Are You Pleased to Have Multiple 5G Cell Providers Such as – Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, TMobile etc. Invading the Telephone Pole Across Your Street?