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FROM MY CORNER: Join The 10% Club

Howell Hurst American News, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, People, People Politics, Poverty, Racial Abuse, Women's Issues

A friend just told me I’m being too secret about something. It’s true. I’ve kept something hidden. It seemed to me that telling you about it would seem self-serving. But my friend told that today people tell other people about things like this. My secret is that for three years I have monthly donated 10%… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: A Rational Idea

Howell Hurst American News, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Military Defense, People Politics

Have you ever considered why the United States never proposes to all nations of the world how utterly ridiculous they all are sustaining profit-making defense businesses? Our government, and all other nations’ governments, promote and financially support profit-making businesses manufacturing weapons of mass destruction. They literally insure that defense manufacturing is the most profitable business… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: America The Beautiful

Howell Hurst American News, Consumerism, Corporate Avarice, Defense Spending, Economy & Finance, Homelessness, Humans, People, Poverty, Refugees

We Americans just spent millions prosecuting Trump, shooting rockets to Mars, building new nuclear bombs, and militarizing space, while for-profit real estate corporations have begun evicting pregnant mothers from their homes. You can read about all of this online, in our magazines and newspapers, where corporations are still advertising luxury cars, multi-million dollar houses, and… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: Danish & American Politics

Howell Hurst American News, Corporate Avarice, Economy & Finance, Europe, People Politics

Lately some readers wrote to me about “Socialism.” The gist of what they said is that Socialism steals people’s personal initiative from them. And, that Capitalism preserves it.  This is a long-asserted conservative belief.  I don’t disagree with it – IF we are talking about government owning ALL business assets of a country. However, if… continue reading »

FROM MY CORNER: God and Us

Howell Hurst God

A reader asked me recently why I take issue with the concept of God. The following is essentially what I told her. Thought I’d share it with you.   I do not dislike the concept of god. It is attractive to wish that an amazing creature/spirit exists with such a broad and wise vision of life… continue reading »