Category Archives: Non Profits

An Appeal – One America

The five living former Presidents of the United States of America, i.e. Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama, have teamed up to create “One America Appeal” which is a campaign to raise money … Continue reading

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Website for The Buckeye Institute

Source: The Buckeye Institute

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Fact Check org

“FactCheck.org is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.” It is “a nonpartisan, nonprofit ‘consumer advocate’ for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.”  FactCheck.org  monitors “the factual accuracy … Continue reading

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ProPublica, Investigative Journalism

“ProPublica is an independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. … Investigative journalism is at risk. Many news organizations have increasingly come to see it as a luxury.” “The Mission” [of ProPublica is] “To expose abuses … Continue reading

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In the language of diabetes, GI is short for Glycemic Index.

The glycemic index, or GI, measures how a carbohydrate-containing food raises blood glucose. Foods are ranked based on how they compare to a reference food — either glucose or white bread. A food with a high GI raises blood glucose … Continue reading

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Political Dichotomy. Politics. Public Administration.

I have a varied background; but this Roland’s Ramblings entry concerns just part of my background. Ready? Here goes. As a retired professional public administrator, as a former elected official, as a former instructor of American Government in my capacity of adjunct … Continue reading

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Remember This About Memory Loss

I was going to write something about memory loss; but, I forgot what I was going to write. I thought I wrote something about you to remember it; that way, you could remind me what it was or is. Well, … Continue reading

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