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Sheldon Drobny was the co-founder of Nova M radio and Air America Radio. He has supported many philanthropic causes. Mr. Drobny specializes in business and tax matters and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court as a non-attorney. Less than 200 non-attorneys have been admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court since its inception in 1942. Mr. Drobny received a Bachelor of Science Degree in accounting from Roosevelt University in Chicago and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, an honorary fraternity recognizing acadamic achievement in colleges of business administration.
(3 comments) Friday, July 15, 2016 The Rube Goldberg Electoral College
In 2000 democracies of the rest of the world were shocked that the winner of the popular vote could lose the presidential election. Many of these countries thought that our electoral system resembled a "banana republic."
Sunday, April 17, 2016 Kerry's Visit to Hiroshima
John Kerry is the 1st American Secretary of State or U.S. Government official to lay a wreath at the Hiroshima Memorial. The total civilian casualties from U.S. Bombings over Japan was well in excess of 500,000. But, the greater tragedy to the world was that this event unwittingly triggered the nuclear arms race with the Soviet Union.
(2 comments) Friday, April 15, 2011 OIL COMPANY PRICE INCREASES: FACT OR FICTION
Why do oil producing companies raise gasoline prices when crude oil prices increase? The answer seems self evident. Higher raw material cost should justify increases in finished product prices. However, the oil companies make enormous additional profits during times of price increases for crude oil.
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 Raising Taxes Helps The Rich
Most of the wealthy class are addicted to money just as any other substance or emotional addiction. This addiction can only be broken as it is in any 12 step program by a tough program of recovery which can only be enforced by the government
(7 comments) Saturday, September 20, 2008 Saving the Wealthy Class from Itself
It is not enough for the government to assist just the ownership of the financial industry. Now that the government is the effective owner, it must also fund the borrowers and keep the loans on the books to prevent even more of a crisis. The socialization of business that we are experiencing must be accompanied by a safety net socialization of the customer base in order for this plan to work.
(7 comments) Friday, August 29, 2008 Obama Is Surrounded By Too Many Old White Guys
As I am writing this, McCain has just announced the selection of Sarah Palin as his running mate. From a tactical point of view that selection will seriously impact many in the electorate who already have gender bias and particularly the Hillary supporters. By comparison, Obama in my opinion picked the worst possible running mate in Joe Biden.
(5 comments) Saturday, June 28, 2008 Is Obama Really A Change Candidate? Perhaps Not
It is not that the recent centrist moves by Obama involve issues that are vital. One can even argue that perhaps politically his vote on FISA, support of the 2nd Amendment, and opposing limits on the death penalty are less important than the need to win in November by appealing to the so-called center. The issue is betrayal to a promise of change.
Wednesday, June 25, 2008 The Politics of Sexism And Racism
The question arises as to what extent race and gender had an impact on voters and whether that affected the outcome of the primary.
(11 comments) Wednesday, June 25, 2008 What's Happening To Obama?
OK. I just wrote the congratulatory article below a month ago and today Obama disagrees with the Supreme Court decision striking down the death penalty in cases not involving murder
(10 comments) Wednesday, June 18, 2008 McBush Is Stupid Or Lying About Offshore Drilling
The recent comments by McCain alias McBush or McSame about offshore drilling are patently absurd. This diversion as a possible solution to our dependence on foreign oil is a nonstarter for those familiar with the problem and its solution.
Saturday, June 14, 2008 Remembering My Father
Ironically Tim Russert died on the 21st anniversary of my father's death. As I wrote in my book, Road To Air America, like Russert, my father was my mentor and guiding force. He witnessed American history since he came to the U.S. in 1920 from a small town in Poland called Nova Miasto. I named our radio network Nova M Radio in honor of his birth place.
(3 comments) Monday, June 9, 2008 Eisenhower "I Shall Go To Korea " Speech
When McCain accuses Obama of surrender, we should all remember that Ike, a Republican, presented a similar promise to end the Korean War and won by a landslide in 1952. Ike arguably was one of our greatest war leaders and a 5 star General.
(2 comments) Friday, May 23, 2008 Speculators And Manipulators In Oil Markets.
The price of oil has risen from $23/B to $131/B, an increase of 500+ percent. Since January, 2008 the price has doubled. Gold has increased over 200% during that same period.
(11 comments) Wednesday, May 21, 2008 My Letter To Obama
Now that you are moving into the next phase of your campaign, I strongly advise you to use the same strategy in the national election. There is no reason for you to move to any arbitrary perception of the so-called "center."
(3 comments) Sunday, May 18, 2008 The Sin Of Moses-The Use Of Force
I have often thought about the portion of the Torah that describes the reason why God denied Moses the right to cross into the promised land.
(5 comments) Friday, May 16, 2008 Rehabilitating Hillary Clinton
In order for Hillary to find her "voice" as a Democrat she must listen to the right voices that represent the base of her party and the rational approach to governing based upon principal and not politics.
Thursday, April 17, 2008 The Mass Media Reports Massive Distortions
Anyone who saw the ABC debate yesterday know full well how low mass media can go to accomplish their perceived objectives. They believe that audiences will continue to accept the biases that they report for the benefit of their corporate masters.
(4 comments) Monday, April 14, 2008 Welcome Back To Randi Rhodes
I am pleased to report that Randi Rhodes is back on the air on our Nova M Radio network. She is now home with us where we started 4 years ago when we started Air America Radio(AAR). She joins Mike Malloy making Nova the premiere grass roots liberal talk radio network.
Saturday, March 22, 2008 MSNBC's Racial Analysts: Buchanan, Scarborough and Tucker
Now that MSNBC has captured the liberals from CNN they are now going after the conservative bigots that watch Fox. That is why the likes of Buchanan, Scarborough, and Tucker are getting so much air time.