The Jamaican Dollar Declines

Greetings Folks, I came across some news earlier that I had to share with you all. This story comes out of LOOP Jamaica. The Jamaica dollar has apparently declined by $1.42 against the United States greenback. According to the trading summary of the Bank of Jamaica, it’s depreciated by $1.42 amount against the U.S. dollar….

Book Review

Greetings Folks, I just finished reading Narrative of The Life of Frederick Douglass, and I wanted to share my thoughts. I assert most unhesitatingly, that the religion of the south is a mere covering for the most horrid crimes, — a justifier of the most appalling barbarity, — a sanctifier of the most hateful frauds,…

Tainted H2O

The current condition of the planet has been discussed throughout this blog, but I recently decided to do more research on our water supply here in the United States. What I found was very disturbing. We’re being poisoned, folks; there’s no need to sugarcoat it. The water that we drink, cook with, and bathe in…

SpotMini

Greetings Folks, In a previous post, I highlighted a robot that’s being developed in Tokyo, Japan. Well, I recently came across another company that is manufacturing robots here in the United States. And I had to spotlight it. Boston Dynamics Boston Dynamics is a robotics company that began as a spin-off from the Massachusetts Institute…

Vaccines

“Vaccines are the most cost-effective healthcare interventions there are. A dollar spent on a childhood vaccination not only helps save a life but greatly reduces spending on healthcare.” – Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel   As I’ve alluded to several times throughout this blog, living a Holistic lifestyle has not only become a regime for me but…

Planning For The Future

Greetings Everyone, I came across an article from CNN that advised more people are saving up to $1 million in their retirement accounts through Fidelity. About 157,000 people have saved that amount into their 401(k)s, 148,000 people have saved that same amount in an IRA (Individual Retirement Account), and 2,400 people have saved that amount in both…

Going Dark

Greetings Good People, I came across an article from the Business Insider that advised that Toys R Us will be closing all of its U.S. stores this year due to liquidation. After getting over the initial shock of having an aspect of my childhood torn from me, I started to question whether this will happen to…

What Next?

“U.S. Airstrikes on Syria.”  “US, UK, and France Launch Syria Strikes targeting Assad’s Chemical Weapons.”   I saw those headlines yesterday, along with many more, and immediately started shaking my head. The United States, UK, and France launched strikes against three sites in Syria, following threats of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma. BBC…

Societal Norm?

“We have a lot of mental health problems in our country, as do other countries, but this isn’t a guns situation. This is a mental health problem at the highest level.” – President Donald Trump   I’ve been holding off on addressing the topic of gun violence here in the U.S. not only due to…

Tax Reform

Greetings Folks, For the past few weeks I’ve been following the GOP tax bill which is set to take effect in 2018, and after further research, I have far more concerns than ever before. Here are a few points, for those who may not be aware. This will be the first significant reform in the…