Thursday, November 26, 2020


The problem with Andrew Yang’s ‘Freedom Dividend.

December 26, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is on to something: Americans could use a big “freedom dividend” – that is, a guaranteed source of income on which they can rely month after month, free from the uncertainties of the job market and employment. But like many Democrats’ ideas, Yang’s otherwise brilliant insight is corrupted […]

Movie Review; Les Misérables.

December 26, 2019 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) An itchy trigger finger shoots a gun. Someone gets hit and now there’s blood on the streets… Writer/first-time feature director Ladj Ly masterfully pays respect to the most crucial elements of cop/crime/thrillers. And though, in his first feature film, he respects genre norms he also exceeds expectations, using lively characters and true events from his […]

FTC Announces Record $191M Settlement Against University Of Phoenix.

Tweet (Akiit.com) The University of Phoenix (UOP), one of the nation’s largest for-profit colleges will pay a record $191 million settlement to resolve charges stemming from a five-year investigation by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). On December 10, Andrew Smith, Director of FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection noted it was the largest settlement the Commission […]

Pots And Kettles – The Republican Hypocrisy And Double-Talk.

December 26, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) When you elect a clown, expect a circus, and this month’s impeachment hearings have been precisely that. Yelling, shouting, and disrespectful accusing seem more the rule than the exception. The increased volume of Mr. Trump’s tweets echoes his fear and discomfort because he has been called out. Republican histrionics and obsession with “process” […]

President Donald Trump’s War On The Poor.

December 26, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Donald Trump is famed for his head-snapping reversals. One day he’s taking troops out of the Middle East; the next he’s sending more in. One day he’s on the verge of an agreement with China on trade; the next he’s tweeting about holding off until after the election. On one thing, however, Trump […]

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