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An OEN Editor. Born-03/20/1934, BA Pol. Sci.-U of Washington-1956, MBA-Seattle U-1970, Boeing-Program Control-1957-1971, State of Oregon-Mental Health Division-Deputy Admistrator-1971-1979, llinois Association of Community MH Agencies[IACHMA]-Executive Director-1980-1987, District of Columbia Government-MH Division-Chief MH System Development-1987-1989, Illinois Real Estate-Associate Broker-1989-1995, Ohio-Retired-1995-1999, Florida-Retired- 1999-?
Operate an eBay book store, Ajax Books Etcetera, which currently [12/17/06] has approx. 435 items for sale, mostly mystery books . Ajax Books Etcetera can be found by searching Google, Yahoo search and some other search engines.
He has now found his true love;writing and consequently has joined the National Writers Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. Member Northwest Progressive Institute. Member Florida Progressive Coalition.

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196 Articles, 88 Quick Links, 144 Comments, 2 Diaries, 0 Polls

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Monday, January 18, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
What's Cookin
(2 comments) Here ae some recipes from the South Hobby Club of Colony Cove, Ellenton, Florida

Friday, September 4, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Medicare Cuts
(5 comments) Are we being misled or lied to again by our Federal government?

Monday, August 24, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
History of Butch Cassidy
(2 comments) Born Robert LeRoy Parker in Beaver, Utah, he was the first of 13 children. His Mormon parents had come to Utah from England in 1856

Monday, August 17, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Health Care Reform
(1 comments) Health care reform must include the "Public Option"

Sunday, August 9, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Shrimp with Black Bean Sauce and Noodles
(1 comments) Noodle Cuisine has arrived in the West!

Wednesday, August 5, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Standing on the Corner
(2 comments) Civilizations have thrived in the area of Winslow and Holbrook Arizona for centuries.

Friday, July 31, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Navajo Nation
(13 comments) The Navajo Nation is the largest reservation in the United States. It has a total of 27,000 square miles making it larger than West Virginia.

Monday, July 27, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Hopi Indian Nation
The Hopi Nation invites all to take a step back in time.

Wednesday, July 22, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Stop Over: El Paso, Texas
While the city itself is the sixth largest in Texas with over 600,000 residents in 2000, with the inclusion of residents of El Paso County the number is raised to over 7.00,000

Saturday, July 18, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Grow an Edible Garden
Cultivate a crop of herbs and vegetables in your backyard

Wednesday, July 15, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Destination: Las Vegas
Today with a population of 485,000 and an umemloyment rate of around 11%, I don't recognize the place.

Friday, July 3, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
A Vegetaran Alternative to Grilled Hambergers
This recipe is a low-fat, vegetarian alternative to grilled hambergers

Wednesday, May 27, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Republican Health Position
(4 comments) Republicans are advised that they should not attack the President's health care policies.

Monday, May 18, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Looking Back
Today, there are commercial and residential developments within a few blocks of where my family lived in the 1950s.

Saturday, May 16, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Don't Ask Don't Tell
President Obama remains committed to repealing Don't Ask Don't Tell [DADT].

Monday, May 11, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Same Old Party
The Reublican Party is in deep trouble because it is getting smaller and being led by far-right polarizing figures.

Monday, May 4, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
A Supreme Decision
On May 1st, Supreme Court Justice Souter officially announced his intention to resign.

Sunday, May 3, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Health Care Fast-Tracked
The most contraversial provision in the agreement on health care is a fast-track provision called reconciliation.

Saturday, April 25, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Obstructing Progress
(2 comments) The optimistic tone of the Democratic leaders in Congress is not shared by their counterparts in the Republican [do nothing] party.

Thursday, April 23, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Health Care Costs
(2 comments) Senate likely to support a simple majority vote on healthcare reform.

Sunday, April 19, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
It's Time for Mental Health
It's time to give mental health the voice and attention it deserves...

Saturday, April 18, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Mental Health Notes Etc., April 18, 2009
Mental Health America is calling for the end of disparities that exist for people of color in need of mental health care and treatment.

Thursday, April 16, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Mental Health Notes Etc. April 14, 2009
The Obama Administratioin hit the ground running in January

Sunday, April 12, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Public Healthcare Plan
Liberal groups are waging a grassroots campaign to demand that all Americans be given access to government- run p[ublic health insurance plans.

Monday, April 6, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Mental Health Ameica $750,000 grant
(3 comments) MHA has been awarded a $750,000 by Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation to develop culturally appropriatally support for Native Americans

Tuesday, March 31, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Boeing Wellness Health Letter
(2 comments) Germbusters: try these ideas at home.

Sunday, March 29, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Florida State Parks Reductions
(6 comments) This week's news indicate significant cuts to agencies delivering services to citizens.

Saturday, March 28, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Our Sinking Economy
(2 comments) The bhailout bill passed last week at the behest of the Bush administration would do little, if anything, to address the fundamentles 0f the economic crisis.

Friday, March 27, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Homeless Veterans
(2 comments) H.R. 1171 would extend HRVP through 2014

Sunday, March 22, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Jobless Rate for Veterans
(4 comments) Recently discharged veterans are having a difficult time finding a civilian job

Thursday, March 19, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Market Overhaul
Writing legislatiion by early May is the goal of overhauling how the federal government regulates the nation's financial system

Monday, March 16, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Single Payer Health Insurance, Etc.
(7 comments) The Single Payer Health Insurance bill, H.R.676, now has 64 co-sponsors.

Sunday, March 15, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Health Care Costs
(3 comments) The most important thing we can do to improve the long-term fiscal health of our nation is to slow the growth rate in health care costs.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Dealing With Stress
(2 comments) To help millions of Americans deal with stress MHA is recommending strategies on dealing on stress

Sunday, March 8, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Healthcare Reform-Recommendations
For policy makers and stakeholders who are considering new healthcare reform improvements to their current programs

Saturday, March 7, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Diabetes-The Importance of Exercise
(2 comments) Execise doen't have to be strenuous to be beneficial,

Thursday, March 5, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Bush-era Policies
Undoing Bush-era policies is going to take some-time.

Monday, March 2, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Radical Right
(2 comments) House Republican Whip Eric Cantor[R-VA]does not subscribe to Rush Limbaugh's hope nthat President Obama fails,

Monday, February 23, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Fiscal Responsibility
In advance of the "fiscal responsibility summit" at the White House, summit participant Pete Peterson launched a $1 million ad campaign, irresponsibly peddling false information about the nation's budget.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
America's Confused Cause in Central Asia
(15 comments) Exactly what do we think we are doing in Central Asia?

Tuesday, February 17, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Economic Recoverey Plan Becomes Law Today
Here's your bipartisanship

Saturday, February 14, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Conference Agreement on H. R. 1
The CBO has reviewed the conference agreement for H.R. 1

Thursday, February 12, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Mental Health America Honored
(4 comments) Celebrating 100 years of mental health advocacy, Mental Health America is the country's leading nonprofit dedicated to helping all poeople live mentally healthier lives.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Congress Reaches Deal
Congress reaches deal on $789 billion stimulus plan

Sunday, February 8, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Obama's Economic Recovery Plan
(3 comments) All the most resposible polling demonstrates inceasing strong majorities favoring s progressive agenda.

Thursday, February 5, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Mental Health Notes Etc. Feb. 5th, 2009
Insulin may slow or prevenjt the memory loss caused by Alzheimer's. Frank to banks: stop "being stupid,"

Tuesday, February 3, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Children's Health Care
On Wednesday, the house is expected to pass the Senate version of SCHIP

Saturday, January 31, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Corporate Greed
(6 comments) Reacting to the news that brokerage firms doled out $18.4 billion in bonuses, White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs called the story "outrageous".

Friday, January 30, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Mental Health Notes Etc. Jan. 30th, 2009
Recently, the House passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The bill was sent to the Senate with a vote expected next week.

Friday, January 23, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Mental Health Notes Etc.-Jan. 22nd, 2009
(2 comments) THe SCHIP bill should be on Pre4sident Obama's desk by the end of the week.

Thursday, January 22, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Healthcare Reform
Member after member reported cuts that mean curtailment of services.

Friday, January 16, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Mental Health Notes Etc.-Jan.15, 2009
SCHIP bill passess House

Thursday, January 15, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Healthy Fish Myth
(2 comments) Have you fallen hook line and sinker for fish.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Alcoholism
(4 comments) Alcoholism is the most severe type of drinking problem.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Conservative Health Reform Myths
Befor President-elect Obama can institute his health care reform agenda, Congress must address some unfinished business from the Bush era

Monday, January 12, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
CIA Directer Panetta and Directer of National Intelligence Blair
(2 comments) President-elect Obama has decided on his choices to lead the intellegence community

Sunday, January 11, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Detecting Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis used to be diagnosed only after a bone fracture.

Saturday, January 10, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
The Bush Legacy Propaganda
(25 comments) President Bush repeatedly argues that neither he nor his contempories are yet able to fully assess his legacy.

Saturday, January 10, 2009      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
OJJDP News
After a decfline in gang activity from the mid-1990s to the early 2000s, a steady resurgence has occured in recent years.

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President-elect Stimulus Plan
(3 comments) President-elect Obama is moving forward with what he has billed as his top priority.

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