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Henry Pelifian has written many columns and articles on government and current events. He has published a play THOREAU based on the life, works and words of Henry David Thoreau, a war novella and short stories based on his years overseas called Stellar Energies To America and Land of the Tuk-Tuk set in Thailand and Iran.

He served two years (66-68) in the U.S. Army and deployed to South Vietnam for one year from 67-68 and he served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Thailand (75-77). He has an B.A. in English/Drama/Education and an MBA in International Management. He has worked in Thailand, Malaysia and Iran during the Shah's era and he has experience in both public and private sectors.


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Tuesday, February 11, 2014      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Superpower Status Supersedes Domestic Tranquility
(1 comments) Elected politicians from the two sole political parties are enamored with America’s superpower status and keeping the moniker of sole superpower at any and all costs is the name of their game.

Sunday, October 6, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Means Testing For Congress
Means testing is so ubiquitous it ought to be used for eligibility for Congressional elections.

Monday, July 1, 2013      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Setting the Record Straight: Turkey and the Armenian Genocide
(2 comments) The Armenian Genocide occurred in Turkey, a country whose vociferous denials are hollow protestations that have continued for generations.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
A Modern Example of National Madness
(1 comments) The destruction of the dandelion is symptomatic of America's relentless optional wars that are self-destructive.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Freedom of Assembly or Stealing a Country
(1 comments) The First Amendment allows for the citizenry to peaceably assembly for redress of grievances, yet when it is actually occurs the political status quo challenges it with force.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Congress Going Nude Is Not Prohibited By Constitution Or How Socialism Elected George W. Bush President
(1 comments) Congress and the Constitution are increasingly disconnected to war. Declaring war has become as optional as America's optional wars.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Why Thoreau Is Still Relevant
Why Thoreau Is Still Relevant was first published in George Mason University's History News Network.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
American Collateral Damage
(1 comments) Our national government's policies, domestic and foreign, have caused the American people themselves to be collateral damage through lost jobs, lost health care, anemic economy, dubious trade policies, infrastructure deterioration, derailing high speed rail, weak financial regulatory system and a mountain of national debt.

Monday, November 15, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Fiscal Solutions Are In Discretionary Spending
(1 comments) Downsizing the government through reducing discretionary spending will better focus the role of government for the American people.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Political Royalty
(3 comments) The United States, despite a representative government, is imitating former empires with their attendant failures.

Friday, July 9, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Outsourcing Congress
(3 comments) The modern solution to the countless problems of the U.S. Congress is outsourcing, outsourcing the entire Congress.

Saturday, July 3, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
This Is Not A Vampire Culture
(1 comments) Vampire and supernatural books and movies have over several generations become a staple of American culture. Coming soon; "Vampire President," "Vampire Empire," "vampire corporation."

Wednesday, June 30, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Who Benefits from Empire?
(2 comments) Maybe we should develop an empire composed of a vast Humanitarian Environmental Cultural Complex.

Sunday, May 30, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Socializing Financial Risk in War and Peace
Socializing the financial risk of the nation in war and peace need to be balanced for the American people to accrue both fairness and benefit.

Friday, May 21, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Our National Political War Failures
(1 comments) It is time to question the judgment of our elected representatives in initiating our post Vietnam wars.

Sunday, April 25, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Ten Enduring National Falsehoods and Fabrications
(1 comments) Ten Enduring National Falsehoods and Fabrications perpetuated by television news and government.

Sunday, April 4, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
HANDBOOK OF TELEVISION NEWS EDITING
Television news curbs its critical coverage of government.

Monday, March 22, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Handbook of Self-Inflicted Superpower Woes
The sole superpower in the world has many self-inflicted woes and burdens.

Thursday, March 11, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Rebuild and Retool America
(2 comments) Rebuild and Retool America are basic steps and strides required to move the country forward economically.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Handbook of Congressional Missteps
Handbook of Congressional Missteps

Saturday, February 20, 2010      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Lessons Learned From Ruling Political Parties
The lessons learned from the ruling political parties have guided the country where it is today.