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A Lawyer’s Lesson

A Lawyer’s Lesson

Try to not give up. Your self esteem and what other people think of you and possible job security depend upon this. It is not bad to be afraid some times. Sometimes fear is a motivator.

Ian Masters Radio Show Segment: The Magnificent Seven with Professor Lawrence Wilkerson

Ian Masters Radio Show Segment: The Magnificent Seven with Professor Lawrence Wilkerson

Lawrence Wilkerson, the former Chief of Staff to United States Secretary of State Colin Powell joins Ian Masters to discuss his article at The Huffington Post “The Magnificent Seven”  What is shocking in the radio segment is Mr. Wilkerson is candid and seemingly honest in his evaluation of the Republican Party.  The most shocking view that he puts forth is that one of the Republican Party’s problem with President Obama is black prejudice.  I have suspected this for a long…

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Google Allegidly Denies Proper Adsense Control.

Google Allegidly Denies Proper Adsense Control.

This web site has been in existence since 2006.  The web site started just after taking a web development class at a California State university.  The class was excellent.  Some time, not sure when, I enrolled in Google’s Adsense.  This is an application where you can join Google and they will help place their managed advertisements into your web site and pay you some small amount of money for showing their advertisements.  A web site can begin costing you just…

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Customer Interface Is Friendly But Slightly Flawed Process

Customer Interface Is Friendly But Slightly Flawed Process

A student with a medical problem could not attend the first day of classes at Santiago Canyon College, a junior college in Orange California. The student sent all the faculty she was to take classes from e-mail notifying them that she may not be able to attend the first day of class. The notification was sent on Friday before the Monday classes began, thinking she was giving two days notice. Two of the faculty, allegedly, did not read their e-mail…

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Govenor Brown Wants College Education To Take 4 Years Not 6

Govenor Brown Wants College Education To Take 4 Years Not 6

LA Times article, Thurs. May 16, 2013, LA Extra page AA, Brown urges UC to speed graduations. By Larry Gordon The California governor wants a college education to take 4 not 6 years.  There are some factors that are not readily apparent causing this problem.  I will list a few.  Please note that as I list each factor that factor in itself is a self sustaining problem that adds to the next factor.  To solve this problem, each factor should…

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Seeking Education In Sociology, Book v. Sensuous World

Seeking Education In Sociology, Book v. Sensuous World

The following is an edited version of actual correspondence. SC: I ran into Dr. T.    I described to him, as I could best describe how you told me the way you perform in your classroom, not having viewed your “performance” but just what I could remember from your telling me, and passed out but a few phrases to Dr. T.  He picked up on a small reoccurring theme from my most inadequate description of you and told me that sociology…

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CSU Chancellor’s Memo 1-9-09 And Comments.

CSU Chancellor’s Memo 1-9-09 And Comments.

Charles B. Reed, Chancellor for the California State University system sent out a memo, 1-9-09, titled “Cost Saving Measures and Budget Update”.    The e-mail reminds the reader of the simply awful financial situation the people of California face which has impacted the CSU system.  The Chancellor describes the cost cutting efforts of his office: Travel restrictions for employees. Cancellation of all non-critical equipment and supply purchases Hiring freeze on all positions except those essential to the operation of the university….

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Zeitgeist – The Movie

Zeitgeist – The Movie

We received this private e-mail: I got a great film for you: Zeitgeist. You can view it for free online. Do a quick search. Can be found here: http://www.zeitgeistmovie.com/ “There is some controversy at (CSU) Fullerton regarding this film. … A student informed me that a student was doing some research on it in the library. He wanted to screen it on campus. While in class, campus police (allegedly) came and physically removed him and interrogated him regarding his research…

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UCSB Starts Employee Exit Interviews.

UCSB Starts Employee Exit Interviews.

It has been this web site’s policy to promote exit interviews. We received a copy of this e-mail sent to all UCSB campus employees. We applaud this effort by University of California at Santa Barbara. We wish more public and private institutions would require this process E-mail sent to us follows: May 14, 2008 TO: Campus Community From: … Human Resources RE: Exit Interview for Separated Career Employees UCSB is committed to being an outstanding employer! In an effort to…

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Possible Money Saving Solution For California Budget Problem. (Opinion)

Possible Money Saving Solution For California Budget Problem. (Opinion)

Opinion California State is/will suffer a budget short fall that will impact all our state education institutions at all levels, from kindergarten to college for quite some time. We hear of teachers at our grade, middle and high schools possibly not getting renewed contracts. This is expected to impact our state education product, which means there is likelihood that our children will not get the best education in the future. At the college level we have seen tuition rates that…

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