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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  
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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 […]

Film Review; Just Mercy.

December 26, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) It’s a story about justice and redemption. A young Harvard-educated lawyer, Bryan Stevenson (Michael B. Jordan), could have his pick of law firms. Instead, he heads to rural Alabama to set up a small practice. In the deep south, with all its confines, he seeks to reverse death row sentences for wrongfully convicted […]

House Speaker Pelosi’s Impeachment Farce Is an Attempt to Distract From the Deep State Conspiracy.

December 26, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi abruptly announced in September that the House was moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry related to President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, it left many long time Washington insiders scratching their heads. After all, since she picked up the gavel a year ago, Pelosi had been persistently pushing […]

Everyone Is Wrong About ‘Movie’ Star Wars.

December 24, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) As I write this, it’s Christmas Eve. The wife and daughters – one is two and a half, the other 14 months – are asleep. Santa stopped by and wrapped the gifts he brought, also drank a couple of beers. Good times were had by all. Now that he’s gone, I have some […]

4 Terrors Of The Manufacturing World You Must Deal With.

December 24, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) In many ways, the manufacturing industry is an analogue clock that continues to run in a digital world. However, it is also a vital part of the economy. Many areas still gain a significant level of their annual income from manufacturing. As such, it’s important that these companies continue to run smoothly. However, […]

5 Ways That A Landlord Can Make A Property Desirable.

December 23, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) If you own a property that you want to rent out, there are several things that you will be looking for. Firstly, you’ll want a good class of tenant who will look after your property well as long as they are living in it. Secondly, you’d ideally like a long term tenant who […]

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