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Back To School; Please Bring School Supplies.

September 26, 2019 by  
Filed under Education, Money/Business, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) The event promised to be one of those last-gasp of summer events that would raise a little money for a good cause.  The young woman who called to tell me about it promised that I’d meet interesting people, enjoy excellent wines and that the cost of attending was modest.  “We aren’t charging anything […]

The ‘Bill Pickett Rodeo’ Celebrates 35 Years.

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

Tweet (Akiit.com) When you think of Cowboys, the West and rodeos do Black people come to your mind? If you are like most people the answer is no. But the fact is in the West following the War Between the States one in four people were Black and Blacks played a major role and exerted […]

2.9 Billion Bird Deaths Linked to Solar, and the Wind.

September 23, 2019 by  
Filed under Health, Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Feathers at the foot of a wind turbine. Bird droppings at the base of a solar panel. A coroner could use these signs to establish the cause of mass bird death. And a novelist could pen a murder mystery titled: Death by Renewable Energy. In 1969, there were far more active coal plants in […]

There’s A Reason Sen. Elizabeth Warren Keeps Dodging the Middle Class Tax Question.

September 23, 2019 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Last week, Elizabeth Warren walked into an interview that was supposed to be easy: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The liberal talk show host made it clear long ago that he’s no supporter of President Trump. He spent most of the interview joking around with the Democratic presidential hopeful, asking softball questions. But then he asked […]

The Congress Pays Lobbyists to Kill Industry, Again.

September 23, 2019 by  
Filed under Money/Business, News, Politics, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) The House of Representatives’ Democrat majority FY2020 budget includes refunding the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), closed in 1995, perhaps acknowledgement Congress doesn’t understand the businesses they hope to regulate. In a sense, the Democrat House would rather cover for their ignorance of the technology/media industry through a newly resurrected younger OTA staff with […]

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