The FAA (and Congress) Offer a Crashable Program in Diversity

August 30, 2016, by Roland Manarin

As a pilot myself, I know how important air traffic controllers (ATCs) are to keeping travelers safe in the skies. So I also know how important it is that the people who are hired to do the job are chosen for their skills and ability to do the job well — nothing more, nothing less….

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Think the News System Is Biased?

August 26, 2016, by Roland Manarin

GE, Newscorp, Disney, Viacom, Time Warner and CBS. What do these companies have in common? They are the six corporations that own our approximately 1,500 newspapers, 1,100 magazines, 9,000 radio stations and 1,500 TV stations. Even more disturbingly, most of these corporations have blood relatives or spouses working in the U.S. government. For example, ABC…

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Capitalism vs. Socialism

August 24, 2016, by Roland Manarin

You may have heard the story circulating the Internet about a Harley owner and the lesson about Capitalism. It starts with a Socialism-minded guy telling the motorcycle owner: “I wonder how many people could have been fed for the money that motorcycle cost.” Instead of feeling guilty like the guy intended, the motorcycle owner lists…

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Not Much Has Changed in 41 Years

August 17, 2016, by Roland Manarin

A friend recently forwarded me an old photo of 27-year-old Hillary Clinton, when she worked as a staff attorney during the Watergate investigation, and her former boss, lifelong Democrat Jerry Zeifman. The photo, posted below, has been widely distributed for several years and usually includes a short summary of why Zeifman’s fired Clinton from her…

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25 of Hillary’s Lies

August 10, 2016, by Roland Manarin

There was the time the Whitewater Development Corporation, Hillary and Bill Clinton’s real estate venture with Jim and Susan McDougal, was investigated for fraud. Or when Hillary Clinton’s first trade of cattle futures, an investment of $5,000, suspiciously returned $490,000. And don’t forget the time the Clintons used the IRS to harass their enemies, including…

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Proof that Man’s Use of Fossil Fuels & CO2 have Minimal Effect on Climate Change

August 1, 2016, by Roland Manarin

According to an article published on, factual analysis of 800,000-year-old ice cores has proven several findings, including: atmospheric CO2 does not cause significant warming; temperature increases are actually produced by increased solar-energy output causing evaporation; historically, the current total CO2-concentration of 400 ppm (parts-per-million) is quite low; and high and low CO2 concentrations were…

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