Archive for September, 2012

Energion Roundtable Week 7 Jobs

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This week’s Energion Roundtable question with Bob Cornwall, Arthur Sido, Allan R. Bevere, Joel Watts, and myself is: What are the key policies that should be implemented in order to [create / facilitate the creation of / not impede the creation of] jobs? As always, feel free to compare your ideas to those of the [...]

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Energion Roundtable Week 6 Responses

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This week’s Energion Roundtable question it seems that one thing Arthur Sido, Bob Cornwall,, Allan R. Bevere, Joel Watts and myself all agree on is that this is a real problem and that none of the candidates have a completely satisfactory plan.  As Bevere put it,  “This is truly a complex and serious problem involving [...]

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Energion Roundtable Week 6 Medicare

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 This week’s Energion Roundtable question with Bob Cornwall, Arthur Sido, Allan R. Bevere, Joel Watts, and myself is: How would you evaluate the plans that each presidential candidate has for Medicare? Should senior citizens be concerned? Let me take the last part first:  Should seniors be concerned.  The simple answer is yes.  Quite simply [...]

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Energion Roundtable Week 5 Responses

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In their answers to this week’s Energion Roundtable question, Joel Watts and Bob Cornwall, both thought that Romney made a big error and Obama generally did ok, but neither were completely happy  his actions. Arthur Sido thought both were “off-base.”    Concerning Romney, Sido wrote, “the entire thing smacked of political opportunism.”   Supposedly Romney’s big [...]

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Energion Roundtable Week 4 Responses – The Military 2

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In the ongoing discussion stemming from the week 4’s  Energion Roundtable question,   Arthur Sido,  wrote a long response to my comments on the military.  As we are already posting on week five, I will just address a couple of his question/responses to clarify my position. Sido asked, “Are the Armed Forces of the United States [...]

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RoundTable 5 Middle East Turmoil

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This week’s Energion Roundtable question with Bob Cornwall, Arthur Sido, Allan R. Bevere, Joel Watts, and myself is: Do you approve or disapprove of President Obama’s and Governor Romney’s responses to the violence in Egypt and Libya and now in other countries in the middle east? One of the problems with reacting to events like [...]

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Energion Roundtable Week 4 Responses – Other Issues

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I found Joel Watts answer to this week’s Energion Roundtable question a mixed bag.  I agree with him that we should have a flat rate, so I don’t quite understand his desire in the short term to go in the opposite direction. I also agree that government is too large.  I agree we should reform [...]

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Energion Roundtable Week 4 Responses – The Military

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In their  answers to this week’s Energion Roundtable question,   Arthur Sido,  Joel Watts and Bob Cornwall,  all expressed the need to cut the military and so I thought I would respond deal with all three on this issue here.  Since this was my main disagreement with Sido, I will focus on his comments and will [...]

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The Epistles of John: Living in Truth and Love. 1 John 3:16-18

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Week 31:  May 20, 2012 / Sept 9 2012 Having contrasted sin with abiding in Christ, John now gives two positive examples to show what abiding in Christ and love really mean. Study 16 – This is how we have come to know love: the Messiah[1] gave his life for us. We, too, ought to [...]

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Roundtable 4 : Critical Elements of an Economic Plan

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This week’s Energion Roundtable question with Bob Cornwall,  Arthur Sido, Allan R. Bevere, Joel Watts, and myself is: What are the most critical elements of an economic plan for the United States, and how should they be balanced? For example, consider deficit reduction, managing the size of government, creating jobs, maintaining social services, maintaining military [...]

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