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Better Lives for Our Grandchildren: A Plane Crash Survivor's Perspective on Politics and Life , by Bill Robertson (Author)

A retired marketing executive of a $40 billion corporation, Bill Robertson has led an interesting life. Growing up in Niles, Michigan, he attended Harvard Business School, ran a marathon, scaled Mt. Rainier, played a round of golf with Neil Armstrong, met President Reagan, and made six holes in one. He also survived a devastating airline disaster aboard United Airlines Flight 232, which crashed in Sioux City, Iowa. The crash changed his priorities and his life. Spending time with a growing family became his top concern, and he worried for the future of his six grandkids. The future looked bleak. His grandkids’ generation might be the first to have a lower standard of living than their parents. This book, Better Lives for Our Grandchildren: A Plane Crash Survivor's Perspective on Politics and Life, shows how he applied his extensive marketing experience to examine the direction of the country by taking the reader on the journey that led to the election of Donald J. Trump as president. The country wanted change, and Bill’s book identifies why there was so much angst and what the country is doing to change direction.

March/31/2008 18:49PM
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Of all the renewable energy options wind seemed the most secure. Except for the fat hypocrite, Teddy Kennedy, it seemed innocuous. Teddy didn’t want to despoil the landscape around the “Compound”, so no windmills on Nantucket. Of course, no pipelines, no terminals for NGL’s, no refineries. Teddy will take the state down soon. Sorry all my Read the full article…

March/31/2008 1:58AM
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Why are we running out of oil? In 2005 China had 15 cars for every 1,000 people. In 1963 Japan had 13 cars per 1,000 population. Today Japan has 447 cars per 1,000 residents. If China had the same ratio it would have 572 million cars. There are 642 million in the world today. China consumes Read the full article…

March/29/2008 22:15PM
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Like the Johnny Carson character who was clairvoyant, I can tell you how the high gasoline prices will play out this Summer. Remember, gasoline prices are driven by crude prices and lag the crude up and down. Hence, gasoline prices are just now hitting the record levels that crude has hit. Here’s how this will be Read the full article…