Category Archives: Howard Richards

Richard G. Strauch: Aging in place (The Democratic leadership)

Wherein Mr. Strauch reminds us that the Democratic leadership in the House of Representatives are in their mid-to-late 70s. Aging in Place, very clever. I always thought well of Barbara Boxer. She spoke at a gathering of progressive lawyers and … Continue reading

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Letter to Barack 21: The Need for Fundamental Paradigm and Culture Shifts

Dear President Obama, Hopefully the failure of the Obama Administration will make it easier to communicate the need for fundamental paradigm and culture shifts. Your failure is especially instructive because you have done everything right, or at least almost everything … Continue reading

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Letter to Barack #20: Slouching Towards Bethlehem

Dear President Obama, Now we have celebrated yet another Christmas with millions on the outside looking in. They are outsiders excluded from our annual fête de la prosperité. They are selling knick-knacks on the sidewalks, washing the windshields of cars … Continue reading

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Obama and the New Paradigm: Letter to Barack #5

Dear President-elect Obama,             In your speech today you said that in times of crisis like these, ““We have acted boldly, bravely, and above all, together.”   You went on, “That is the chance our new beginning now offers us, and … Continue reading

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More on Creating J.O.B.S: Letter to Barack #7

Dear President-elect Obama,             I resume my optimistic suggestions regarding how all of us working together can transform America and the world with the topic   3.  Government work.             Two basic questions need to be asked regarding … Continue reading

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Community Service: Letter to Barack #9

Dear President-elect Obama,               Since I started writing you letters about how we can all work together to solve our problems, the economic collapse of the United States has become more complete.   Opinions differ concerning its causes and concerning … Continue reading

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