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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.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, February 11, 2014 Superpower Status Supersedes Domestic Tranquility
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.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 22, 2011 Freedom of Assembly or Stealing a Country
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.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, November 24, 2010 American Collateral Damage
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.
(3 comments) SHARE Tuesday, August 3, 2010 Political Royalty
The United States, despite a representative government, is imitating former empires with their attendant failures.
(3 comments) SHARE Friday, July 9, 2010 Outsourcing Congress
The modern solution to the countless problems of the U.S. Congress is outsourcing, outsourcing the entire Congress.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, July 3, 2010 This Is Not A Vampire Culture
Vampire and supernatural books and movies have over several generations become a staple of American culture. Coming soon; "Vampire President," "Vampire Empire," "vampire corporation."
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, June 30, 2010 Who Benefits from Empire?
Maybe we should develop an empire composed of a vast Humanitarian Environmental Cultural Complex.