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Re: “Arkansans join House vote to gut Americans with Disabilities Act

I have heard that there are attorneys who are running the ADA scam in Arkansas. It might make an interesting story.

Posted by Sal Een on 02/20/2018 at 5:00 PM

Re: “Arkansans join House vote to gut Americans with Disabilities Act

Heres some background, by Anderson Cooper describing how attorneys have turned the ADA into a profitable extortion scheme:
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/60-minutes-am…

The objective of the legislation is to bring an end to extortion in the name of the ADA.

Posted by Sal Een on 02/20/2018 at 4:52 PM

Re: “Lost in Real America

Pop Culture is an oxymoron.

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Posted by Sal Een on 01/07/2017 at 11:00 AM

Re: “Jim Harris: Belk Bowl disaster leaves questions about Hog leadership

The 1/4/2017 edition of Bloomberg.com has an article entitled: College Footballs Top Teams Are Built on Crippling Debt. If the link still works, it is at:
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/20…

Also interesting is the article from the 1/3/2017 edition, entitled: The Unravelling of College Football Starts With All These Empty Stadiums
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/20…

We are not alone, being in debt for football stadiums is not a good place to be.

Posted by Sal Een on 01/04/2017 at 3:11 PM

Re: “Conner Eldridge blasts Sen. Boozman's globetrotting

It's good to see a political leader traveling the world and learning about economic conditions and how the U.S. and other countries interact. There's nothing worse than hearing somebody tell you what a foreign land is like based on Grandpa's retelling of his experiences during WWII, which seems to be the norm in Arkansas.

When I write to Senator Boozman, I usually get a prompt response. I don't always agree with the answers, but he takes a position and has a clear rationale. As far as Walmart, it is in his backyard and is an important constituent in this state.

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Posted by Sal Een on 07/19/2016 at 8:58 PM

Re: “Asa wins the spin on budget numbers

The office in Germany is a good move. Think of it from a German perspective.
1. Compared to Germany, labor in Arkansas is cheap.
2. Due to decades of low German birth rates, production of goods in Germany is now dependent upon an influx of workers from Turkey and the Middle East. These guest workers and immigrants don't have the German work ethic, same values, and upset the German social order.
3. Arkansas is conveniently located in the center of the massive North American market, saving on shipping costs and transportation times.
4. If the European Union continues to disintegrate post-Brexit, producing goods in Arkansas is advantageous over producing goods in Eastern Europe.

Posted by Sal Een on 07/06/2016 at 7:41 AM

Re: “Former UA Board members question Razorback stadium expansion

To help put this level of expenditures into perspective, here's the 2016 budget for
U of A, Fayetteville Campus:
https://static.ark.org/eeuploads/adhe/UAF_…

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Posted by Sal Een on 06/15/2016 at 4:51 PM

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