The Slippery Slope

A Republican congressman seeking a $25 billion bailout of the troubled U.S. auto industry made a stunning statement about taxpayer funds to benefit Detroit, claiming, “It is not your money.”

Michigan Republican Congressman Joe Knollenberg was chastising those in opposition to the auto bailout. Apparently it’s not the taxpayers money, it’s not your money — it’s his.

Rep. Joe Knollenberg, R-Mich., made the remark during a discussion with Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto on Tuesday, November 18 as they debated spending billions of federal dollars to prop up the Big Three car-makers. › Continue reading

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About us….

These pages are the collaborative effort of a number of scholars. We bring a blend of theoretical, educational, and practical experience to our endeavor.

We’ve been students at half a dozen colleges, pursued advanced degrees at nearly as many universities, and taught, cumulatively, for about seventy years.

We’ve been, in no particular order, seminar presenters, teachers, corporate trainers, facilitators, business owners, property investors, landlords, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, authors (both fiction and nonfiction), publishers, sales managers, computer technicians, machinists, mental health clinicians, graphic and media designers, taxi cab drivers, federal law enforcement agents, city police officers, and on and on.

All of which is to say that while we’ve been students and teachers of the theoretical, we’ve also been out there in the real, dusty, sweaty world. Ivory tower? Perhaps. But with practical, down-to-earth experience as well- and plenty of it.

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