Archive for the ‘ Speaking Out ’ Category

 

Confronting the Dragon: The Taxman Cometh

April 25th, 2013 by George S. Crimmin

Confronting the Dragon: The Taxman Cometh

The truth of fairy tales is not that dragons exist but that they can be beaten.

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The Bay Islands Today: Pride and Resilience

March 22nd, 2013 by George S. Crimmin

The Bay Islands Today: Pride and Resilience

The Bay Islands are a land of endless contrasts. Some parts are dirty, backward, corrupt and intractably poor; yet they are also beautiful, tranquil, magical and spiritually rich.
Families tend to be tight-knit, despite official marriage being considered

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A Very Slippery Slope
Guns Won’t Make us Safe

February 25th, 2013 by George S. Crimmin

A Very Slippery Slope<h5>Guns Won’t Make us Safe</h5>

Guns do not increase our safety, they increase our risk.

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A Glimpse of the US From Abroad

January 24th, 2013 by George S. Crimmin

A Glimpse of the US From Abroad

We have gone from an interconnected world to an interdependent world.

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A Brand New Year But the Same Old RECO

January 2nd, 2013 by George S. Crimmin

A Brand New Year But the Same Old RECO

The start of a new year can bring inspiration, optimism and new opportunities for many. Hope springs eternal. As we begin 2013, Roatan faces a variety of challenges. How we confront these challenges will determine whether the New Year will be a successful

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The Spirit of Christmas Doesn’t Come in a Box

November 29th, 2012 by George S. Crimmin

The Spirit of Christmas Doesn’t Come in a Box

Attention, Wal-Mart shoppers: using pepper spray to slow down your competitors on the way to the video game players is totally against the rules.
This was the opening paragraph in the editorial section of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette following Black

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Libyan Crossfire Despots Deserve a Choice

October 26th, 2012 by George S. Crimmin

Libyan Crossfire Despots Deserve a Choice

There are those who advocate removing dictators by any means necessary. Others are strict proponents of the rule of law and believe that everyone, dictators included, is entitled to “due process.”

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America’s Most Famous Signature Moment

September 27th, 2012 by George S. Crimmin

America’s Most Famous Signature Moment

John Hancock’s oversized and flamboyant signature on the Declaration of Independence is the main contributor to his lasting fame. In American slang, your signature and your “John Hancock” are one and the same.

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The Eyes of the World Are on Egypt

August 29th, 2012 by George S. Crimmin

The Eyes of the World  Are on Egypt

The Arab Awakenings happened because the Arab peoples stopped fearing their leaders – but they stalled because the Arab peoples have not stopped fearing each other.

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The Malaria Phenomenon: Part III

July 27th, 2012 by George S. Crimmin

The goal of reducing malaria deaths to near zero by 2015 may be impossible; certainly tricky at best.

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