Posts made in October, 2013

President Obama: A loser coach managing a losing team.

President Obama: A loser coach managing a losing team.

Note: The following is an email exchange with Jan McNamara, an executive with PBS, in response to my complaint over Mark Shields’ recent comments made on inside Washington about the president.  Some minor edits have been made. October 31, 2013 President Obama: A loser coach managing a losing team. By Ted Burnett To: Jan McNamara, Sr. Director and Sr. Strategist, Corporate Communications, PBS [Public Broadcasting Service] Cc: Senator Jeff Sessions (AL-R) Senator Richard Shelby (AL-R) Senator Mitch McConnell (KY-R) Senator Rand Paul (KY-R) Senator Angus King (ME-R) Senator Mike Johanns (NE-R) Senator Mary Landrieu (LA-D) Senator Chuck Grassley (IA-R) Senator Elizabeth Warren (MA-D) Senator Mark Rubio (FL-R) Representative Nancy Pelosi (CA-D) Representative...

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Maturation

Maturation

Introduction Since writing to you in early July, I’ve had several more opportunities presented to me.  In my last essay, “Are the current U.S. fiscal and monetary policies a ticket into the grave?”, I mentioned Mark Skousen, PhD and his annual conference at Las Vegas known as “FreedomFest”.  Mark reported back to me that they had 2,500 attendees for the three-day event and that it was very successful.  John Stossel of Fox Business News hosted a panel discussion on this year’s theme, “Are We Rome?” (Clink on link).  Mark was so happy with my introduction of him and FreedomFest in this previous essay that he’s asked me to come to next year’s FreedomFest, July 9-12, 2014 to speak.  This year’s theme will be “Is Big Brother Here? (See trailer.)” What’s part of your...

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