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  • Recently I saw this posting from a friend on Facebook.  The article is about an illegal immigrant named Raymond Fok.  He came into the country legally . . . he is still here illegally:

    Read article for NYTIMES

    I don’t know the person she sent the article to, but based on his response, I’m confident this person does not have a grasp on the immigration issue.  I’m not sure that most people understand the immigration issue; I’m certainly not claiming that I fully understand the immigration issue, but I do know that its much more complicated than most people consider. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • Read: How to Save the NBA, Part I HERE

    OK, so we’ve established the basic financial plan of How to Save the NBA.  Here are the player movement rules:

    1. #1 Superstar Players can sign three year contracts
    2. Playoff teams can protect ANY two players for next year
    3. Conference Champs can protect ANY three players for next year
    4. NBA Champs can protect ANY five players for next year
    5. Any player that is protected holds player option to move up a salary slot if possible, before team fills vacancies
    6. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • This is a column that I wrote in 2009 shortly after Obama’s election.  With a new election cycle coming . . . I thought appropriate.

    To set the record straight, I’m not really an Obama supporter. I consider myself a moderate Republican, and thus found myself “supporting” McCain, although I wasn’t too fond of him either. Now that the election is over however, Obama is now as much “my” President as anyone elses, and thus the POTUS has my support. I love America, and I love the office of the President, and therein lies the hope of Obama. Read the rest of this entry »

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  • What does one TRILLION dollars look like?

    Remember all the talk about “stimulus packages” and “bailouts”?  We got used to talking and thinking about big numbers and counting zeroes . . .

    • A million dollars… $1,000,000
    • A billion dollars… $1,000,000,000
    • A hundred billion dollars… $100,000,000,000
    • One TRILLION dollars… $1,000,000,000,000

    But what does it LOOK like?? Read the rest of this entry »

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  • Not often, but occasionally, I come up with some ideas that really are genius.  The other day I was watching a highlight about a Summer League basketball game comprised of NBA players from Los Angeles vs Washington DC.  All of a sudden I had one of those strokes of genius and realized I knew how to save the NBA!

    As I understand it, here are the problems of the NBA: Read the rest of this entry »

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