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Peter Peterson Foundation bringing positive civic responsible issues forward.

Peter Peterson Foundation working to solve America’s problems in thoughtful ways. CSPAN shared a presentation by the newly created foundation Monday July 28th 2008.

The foundation is dedicated to building a better world. Making up for lost time of the generations irresponsible behavior. The charity created early into 2008 by a rich trader who wants America to continue to increase it’s standard of living and ensure financial responsibility is met.
Sacrifice and Savings have long stood as the strength of a society.

An important consideration to be taken into account is the retiring generations abuse of what has long stood as a benefit seldom recieved by Americans. Americans should be encouraged to consume less, work more, and

State of the Union Finances.

 

Holding elected officials accountable.

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July 29, 2008 Posted by | American Politics and Policy Ideas | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MSN Money – 5 Banks set to be big winners in the future with a little luck.

Do some stock research I stumbled onto an interesting article at MSN Money highlighting ” Five big winners in the Banking crisis.”   TD, ING, USB, and Wells Fargo.  The article includes a link to the previous five big losers of the financial crisis  Citi, Washington Mutual, AIG to name a few.

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July 29, 2008 Posted by | Stock investing links, ideas, and opinions. | , , , , | 1 Comment

The need for legislation initiatives to fix problems; i.e. advertising targeting children; taser abuse by police; energy solutions; carbon farming; education; real savings of natural resources; developing the community; morals initiatives; utilizing people assets; etc…

Getting important on ideas on ballot initiatives seems like a good way to combat, identify, isolate, and solve problems in our communities.  Problems in our world.  Get in touch with local leaders to learn more about view points, and positive solutions.   Most of the good ideas have been created, and our in use in communities around the nation.  It is very important for communities, and people to share information.   
Children in the United States were target 1.6 billion advertising dollars dedicated to food products advertising in 2007.   The federal trade commission has made suggestions to deal with problems associated with unhealthy, and inappropriate advertising targeting children.

Excerpt from Yahoo news below 7/29/2008 —

The FTC made several recommendations as part of its report to stop marketing junk food to kids:

–Media and entertainment companies should limit the licensing of characters to healthier foods and drinks.

–Schools should adopt meaningful nutrition standards for the foods that are sold there, and companies should cease all in-school promotion of products that don’t meet such standards.

–Companies that market food and drinks to children should expand public-outreach efforts to educate children about the importance of healthy eating and exercise, with particular attention aimed at minority populations that are disproportionately affected by childhood obesity.

The commission noted that its review came during a year in which food and beverage companies had committed to curtailing the marketing of unhealthy products. For example, it noted that 13 companies representing more than two-thirds of advertising spending directed toward children had pledged to not direct their ads to children under 12 — unless the foods met specific nutritional standards.

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