The world without religion – much like the world with? 3

By Daniel McKay
The world without religion - much like the world with?
On the plane en route from Milan to Dubai – cramped in coach beginning to read Richard Dawkins “The God Delusion” – unable to use the net to see any responses, I am writing strictly based on an early pass. In the preface, Mr. Dawkins reflects on his dicumentary presented in the UK entitled: “Root ...

The Simple Budget Plan For The US Government 2

By Daniel McKay
The Simple Budget Plan For The US Government
A simple plan that could be implemented to reduce our deficit and debt levels while increasing investment and promoting economic growth. I thought I would introduce to you all a simple budget plan for the United States. Note that the effects of this plan may be different and we may see increasing interest rates on ...

Thought Provoking – Free Will And Choices 1

By Daniel McKay
Thought Provoking - Free Will And Choices
Follow me through this story of free will and choices – see if you agree. Imagine you witness a man walking into a market and stealing a loaf of bread from a cart. Should you do anything? Suppose he has a son that is weak from starvation, and that being the quickest thing he can ...

Business Idea: Social Video Media 3

By Daniel McKay
Business Idea: Social Video Media
Start a social video following site along with sales of a small video camera that sticks on your shirt – when you wear it, video is broadcast to the social channel. Here is a good one. With all the social media junkies out there, tweeters/facebookers/youtube/reddits yadda yadda – I’m SURE there would be demand for ...

I Like to Think Our Debt is $4 TRILLION, NOT $16! Math lesson 3

By Daniel McKay
I Like to Think Our Debt is $4 TRILLION, NOT $16! Math lesson
There seems to a major lack of thinking out there. Our net debt is more like 4 trillion, not 16.  It is called the NIIP (Net international investment position), the amount a country owes if they were to “cash in” and “pay out”. In the case of the United States, according to the BEA (Bureau of ...

Do we really NEED to be concerned about the debt? 8

By Daniel McKay
Do we really NEED to be concerned about the debt?
Do we really NEED to be concerned about the debt? In short, yes. However, there are many aspects that one needs to look at and in the short-term, maybe not. The total outstanding debt of the United States federal government stands at just around  16 trillion dollars (that’s 16,000,000,000,000.00) according to the US debt clock . That ...

Business Idea: Start a Book Exchange 2

By Daniel McKay
Business Idea: Start a Book Exchange
Business Idea: Start a Book Exchange – Earning money buying and selling books Set up a website, or even use craigslist to buy used textbooks and list them for sale on Amazon/Ebay.  This is an idea that I actually executed (the picture below is actually a low qualify version of my very own) while I ...

Business Idea: Public Forum – Lobbying for Constituents 2

By Daniel McKay
Business Idea: Public Forum - Lobbying for Constituents
Business Idea: Public Forum – Constituents and Lobbying “Providing a tool for constituents to express their views and an organization to support lobbying on their behalf. Making the government work for the people.” Okay, you might be thinking: boring. NO! This is perhaps the future and the greatest thing to happen to government. Essentially open ...

Resulting religious figures a CRIME?! 2

By Daniel McKay
Resulting religious figures a CRIME?!
Should insulting/shaming religious figures or icons be seen as a hate crime? Dr. Zahid Bukhari, President of the Islamic Circle of North America (IICNA), suggests shaming or insulting religious figures as seen with “Innocence of Muslims” should be considered a hate crime. Calls for national dialoge.  The Islamic Circle of North America today condemned the violence, ...