Archive for January, 2011

Gun Control–1

January 30 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | 2nd Amendment, Bear Arms, Big Business, Big Oil, Brainwashing, Common Sense, Democratic Party, Elections, GOP, Government Control, Gun Control, Guns, In the News, Independent, Letter to Congress, Middle Class, National Rifle Association, NRA, Obama, Opinion, Regulations, Republican Party, Second Amendment, Social Justice, Solutions, Solutions Party, Spineless, Tea Party, Think, Working Class

January 30, 2011 Reference: Common Sense on Guns (Email from Governor Howard Dean, dated January 30, 2011) Governor Dean, Doing background checks certainly is important regarding gun control, but that is not enough. Several years ago, the gun manufacturers and the National Rifle Association (NRA) appeared before the Senate and/or the House. One purpose of the hearing was to disallow the availability of assault/automatic weapons... Read more

Gasoline Price Gouging–7–President Obama’s State of the Union Address

January 26 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | Alternative Energy, Big Business, Big Oil, Brainwashing, Campaigning, Democratic Party, Economy, Elections, Gasoline Prices, GOP, Government Control, In the News, Independent, Letter to Congress, Media, Middle Class, Obama, Opinion, Regulations, Renewable Energy, Renewables, Republican Party, Social Justice, Solutions, Solutions Party, Spineless, Taxes, The Rich, Think, Unemployment, Wall Street, Working Class

January 26, 2011 Gasoline Price Gouging—7 President Obama’s State of the Union Address January 25, 2011 Sometimes I am a man of few words. I will attempt that brevity in this blog. If I can make a point in fewer words, everyone will be happy. President Obama gave his usual charismatic speech of hope. He talked about how well our economy is doing: the stock... Read more

Campaign Financing

January 25 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | Big Business, Bill Maher, Brainwashing, Campaigning, Democratic Party, Economy, Elections, GOP, In the News, Independent, Media, Obama, Opinion, Public Campaign Financing, Republican Party, Rupert Murdoch, Social Justice, Solutions, Solutions Party, Supreme Court, Taxes, The Rich, Think, Working Class

January 25, 2011 Presidential Election Campaign Funding On January 20, 2011, U.S. Representative Tom Cole (R—OK) introduced HR359 to stop allowing taxpayers to fund the presidential election campaigns. Cole has 8 cosponsors—all Republicans. It is not enough for Big Business to have the okay of the Supreme Court for unlimited corporate funds, including foreign funds, for federal elections; now Big Business wants to... Read more

Alternative Voting

January 10 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | Alternative Voting, Brainwashing, Campaigning, Democratic Party, Elections, Gasoline Prices, GOP, Independent, Letter to Congress, Middle Class, Obama, Opinion, Public Campaign Financing, Regulations, Republican Party, Social Justice, Solutions, Term Limits, The Rich, Think, Working Class

January 10, 2011 Alternative Voting With alternative voting, wasting a vote will not be an issue. In my December 31, 2010, blog on Solutions Party, I said that my next blog would be on alternative voting, but a current, urgent subject came up, Gasoline Price Gouging, and I did six blogs on that subject. That problem has not gone away, but I am... Read more

Gasoline Price Gouging–6

January 7 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | Big Business, Big Oil, Bill O'Reilly, Billionaires, Brainwashing, China, Democratic Party, Economy, Gasoline Prices, GOP, Government Control, In the News, Independent, Letter to Congress, Media, Middle Class, Obama, Opinion, Regulations, Republican Party, Social Justice, Solutions, The Rich, Think, U.S. Empire, Wall Street, Working Class

To: President Barack Obama (www.whitehouse.gov) To: U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) (billnelson.senate.gov) To: U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) (No website or email address) To: U.S. Representative Vern Buchanan (R-FL) (buchanan.house.gov) Subject: Gasoline Price Gouging January 7, 2011 Dear Honorable Servants of the People: I am looking forward to the time when I can use that salutation with total sincerity. There are several situations in which you could do... Read more

Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing

January 5 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | Alternative Energy, Amory Lovins, Big Oil, China, Huffington, Megaplant, Megapower, Micropower, Nuclear, Nuclear Fuel, Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing, Opinion, Renewable Energy, Renewables, Think, Working Class

January 5, 2011 China: Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing Technology Has Been Mastered (January 3, 2011, article by AP’s Christopher Bodeen, posted on Huffingtonpost.com) Bodeen reports that China has developed a safe and effective chemical process for reprocessing fuel from nuclear power plants: to separate and recover the unused uranium and plutonium, reduce waste, and safely close the nuclear cycle, but there is no prediction as to... Read more

Gasoline Price Gouging–4

January 1 | Posted by Heyward Hawkins | Big Business, Big Oil, Bill O'Reilly, Gasoline Prices, Government Control, Middle Class, Opinion, Regulations, Social Justice, Solutions, The Rich, Think, Wall Street, Working Class

January 1, 2011 Rebuttal to “Prices for Gas Headed to $4″ (January 1, 2011, article by Chris Kahn, AP Energy Writer) Kahn reports the rise in oil prices as reason for higher gasoline prices, and that the rise in oil prices is because of the increased demand in developing countries, especially China. Then the $59.7 billion profit (a 49% increase in profit for... Read more