Saturday, December 3, 2022


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  
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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  
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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  
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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 […]

14 Things You Must Do To Become Financially Free.

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

Tweet (Akiit.com) Financial freedom can be achieved by almost anybody if they want it enough, even if it does seem like something you’ll never be capable of doing. There are numerous things you can do to ensure you work towards the ultimate goal of financial freedom, but it means delayed gratification now so you can […]

Small Ways To Help Your Parents.

September 22, 2019 by  
Filed under Health, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) The relationship we have with our parents changes over time. We’re dependent, then we become more like friends, and then, later on in their life, we have to look after them a little. They did it for you when you were younger, and now the roles have to be reversed. This is because […]

In 2019, Will Congress Have to Learn to Write Laws Again?

September 20, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Congress needs to learn to do a better job of writing laws. That’s my conclusion after reviewing the legal debate over whether the Supreme Court should renounce the Chevron doctrine it unanimously promulgated (with three justices not participating) back in 1984. What is the Chevron doctrine, and why does it matter? It arose […]

Can Donald Trump Still Avoid War With Iran?

September 20, 2019 by  
Filed under News, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) President Donald Trump does not want war with Iran. America does not want war with Iran. Even the Senate Republicans are advising against military action in response to that attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities. “All of us (should) get together and exchange ideas, respectfully, and come to a consensus — and that […]

Americans’ celebrity worship, demystified even in today’s climate!

September 19, 2019 by  
Filed under Entertainment, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) On Sept. 7, Fox News reported that actress Zooey Deschanel and her husband, Jacob Pechenik, decided to separate after four years of marriage. This bit of news was carried “below the fold,” but on the homepage of the Fox News website. On Sept. 14, Fox reported that Deschanel was now dating “Property Brothers” star […]

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