Posts made in September, 2015

Re: Are we safer? [The Iran Nuclear Deal]

Re: Are we safer? [The Iran Nuclear Deal]

Note: The following is my response to Representative Bradley Byrne’s (R-AL) commentary on the Iran Nuclear Deal. His original comments follow mine. September 13, 2015 Bradley [Byrne], U.S. Representative, 1st Congressional District of Alabama By what measure? Fourteen years after the attacks of 9/11, the United States looks like a sinking ship, like a burning Rome with a growing national debt at $18 trillion that Congress simply ignores. Where three programs: Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid’s unfunded mandates total $127 trillion while making up 60% of the 2015 proposed federal budget. If the aim of Osama bin Ladin was to merely take down the World Trade Centers, in NYC, and the Pentagon, in Washington, DC with four of our own commercial...

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From the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education…

From the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education…

August 10, 2015 Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Dear Mr. Burnett, Thank you for applying to the Emerging Leaders program at Harvard Kennedy School of Education. Your background and experience are exceptional, and we believe that you would make a strong contribution to this year’s program. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications received, we must place your application, along with a high number of other qualified applicants on a waiting list for the 08 Nov 2015 – 13 Nov 2015 session. If space becomes available, we will contact you via e-mail immediately in order to give you as much planning time as possible. However, if you do not hear from us by the first day of the program, we, regrettably, were unable to offer you a seat in...

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