Thursday, December 5, 2013

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About the Book:

The economic chaos of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis that has created so much destruction of wealth for regular Americans is far from over. This book examines problems and possible solutions within national, international, and local realms that will help us navigate these times and set a course toward calmer waters. While some clamor for more taxes to cover our government's programs, The Next America shows how we can restructure our tax code so it positively affects all aspects of our communities: education, businesses, innovation, political transparency, environmental issues, investments, and more. Concerned citizens and economic players alike will be inspired and motivated to act to reestablish the American Dream during this transitional time. The Next America believes an informed citizenry can create a solution to hold our elected officials accountable for real change that will be robust and beneficial to all American’s not just the elite few at the top, without moving away from our free market and capitalism based economy.

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From reading the newspaper, watching television, or listening to the radio, it should be clear that the unsettling situation America finds itself in today has presented us with several conundrums. We are concerned about where our nation is headed, how to make a living, how to prepare for retirement, how to create a better life for our families today, and how to leave our posterity with an inheritance of economic opportunities.
The global economy has created more chaos and hardships than most of us have previously experienced. Not since the Great Depression have folks been so beleaguered by so many tumultuous problems. Even more devastating is the degradation of our main pillar of humanity, our core: the family unit. With the massive amount of unemployment and underemployment that has arisen in this perfect economic storm, many of us have burned through our benefit claims, extensions, and options. We face loss of income and also hope and self-dignity. These immense problems have made many of us rethink our values and dreams. In the worst of cases, we have given up the ideal of aspiring for a better life—not only for ourselves, but also for our children. The economic pressures are not the only problems in this perfect storm. We face burgeoning pressure from religious zealots who are not tolerant of religious differences. We face environmental calamities,
both natural and man-made. In addition, the resources that we depend on to fuel our global economy, such as energy, are peaking in costs and diminishing in availability.
To further frustrate and annoy our already overloaded psyches, we have a complete lack of trust in our governmental systems. People are weary of the either/or partisan politics and government’s failure to look out for our best interests.

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I want to share 13 of my favorite movies for 2013
as of this date. 
12 Years a Slave (2013)

The Best Man Holiday (2013)
Black Nativity (2013)
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013)
Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
42 (2013)
Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Baggage Claim (2013)
Mother Of George movie poster
Fruitvale Station (2013)
Homefront (2013)


  1. I've only seen one movie on your list, "42," but would like to see a few others, including "The Butler" and "Thor 2." Mine: Recently Read

  2. I have some of those on your list on my Netflix list. Just saw the latest Hunger Games.

    1. I definitely want to see that one.

  3. I don't think I have seen any of these movies. I am not a big movie watcher.

  4. I am watching 2 Guns this weekend and hopefully see Catching Fire soon.

  5. Hello. The images didn't appear on this post, but the titles did. I have seen The Best Man Holiday; it was great. I haven't seen anything else, but The Butler is on the list. Thank you for sharing.

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