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Socialism Socialism is  an economic system derived from the thoughts and writings of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.  Its ultimate goal is to have a classless society through public ownership.  Much of northern Europe - all of Scandinavia - operate under a semi-socialistic state.   Though...

Opioids and Marijuana The use of Opioids and the California legalization of recreational Marijuana cannot be ignored by anyone who is a political candidate. When California was admitted to the Union, September 9, 1850,  Tall Ships plied the sea from ports along the East Coast and especially...

When I lived and worked in Mexico (1980 - 1981) for Nolty J. the riot Towing company, the entire crew were photographed and issued work permits. - Without a valid passport there was no entry into Mexico. Without a work permit, No Trabajo. Budget Cuts in...

Since 1902 there have been 14 notable volcanic eruptions that have spew into the atmosphere far more toxic ejecta than the combine industrial atmospheric waste. - Mount Pinatubo alone, which went off June 15-16, 1991, emitted more atmosphere pollutants than the entire Industrial World emissions...

Anyone who denies that there is Global Warming is deluded.  The Polar Caps,  Antarctic and  alpine glaciers are on the retreat with a few exceptions.  -  The World's oceans are heating up at a record pace, the result is that the estimated rise rate is 1/16th...

There is little thought, there is little discussion of the influence and consequence of violence that prevails on the cinema and television screen(s). The human psyche cannot be exposed to hyper - screen violence without an adverse affect.  Action film personalities (these individuals should not...

  When I turned 65 years old, my monthly Medicare Premiums escalated by 95 per cent. I have been, like many other blue collar employees paid into the Medicare system for over 45 years, and, at age 65 rewarded with a 95 per cent premium increase?...

When I was an undergraduate student at Solano Community College (1969-1972) I attended two political science course conducted by Professor Michaels who was a former Marine.  He was a no-nonsense man and more liberal than not.  I learned plenty from Professor Michaels, yet, on the...

With 34 years as a deep sea mariner (tugboat work is usually, though not always, considered near coastal deployements) I have become familir with battery powered forklifts that are similiar to battery powered automobiles. - The United States Navy has, on the, "wet side," of...