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Art "Chief Reason" Goodrich's Blog – June 2011 Archive (3)

One Blog Under God!

On Sunday, June 19th, NBC decided to show a patriotic montage during the showing of the U.S. Open golf tournament (Patriotic video). As a result, they committed a monumental error in their omissions.

The Pledge of Allegiance that I have been reciting since grade school has included the words “one nation under God, indivisible”. That any of the words from this very short, but very powerful recitation be omitted is very…

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Added by Art "Chief Reason" Goodrich on June 22, 2011 at 11:11am — 1 Comment

Thoughts of a Garden Variety

 

These past, few months have been “unusual” for me. For the first time in many years, I had to prepare myself to seek employment. It was my goal to have a new job before the lay-off became effective.

 

My work as a risk manager for my current employer will end on June 24th. My work for my new employer will start on June 28th.

 

What is interesting to note is that I thought that I bombed at the interview and who knows; maybe the…

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Added by Art "Chief Reason" Goodrich on June 16, 2011 at 2:52pm — 1 Comment

You Have the Right to Remain Salient!

Yes; I like titles that are a play on words.

Salient – (say-lee-ent) adj. Projecting or jutting beyond a line or surface; protruding. Strikingly conspicuous; prominent. Noticeable. Springing; jumping.

As we are seeing, many Americans who have held silent over the years are now speaking out about the condition of the human condition (and especially THEIR condition); how exclusive our “representative” form of government has…

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Added by Art "Chief Reason" Goodrich on June 2, 2011 at 5:55pm — 2 Comments

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