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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.

February/19/2008 0:31AM
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You, meaning any adult in the US, pulled the plug on my grandchildren. They will not have enough electricity. There will be rationing and regular black outs. People will be angry and finally actions will be taken, but too late.  Proof. Britain announced plans for new nuclear power plants. Nuclear power accounts for 20% of Britain’s Read the full article…

February/17/2008 23:40PM
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Since 1973 OPEC has become a symbol of bad ideas. By controlling production they yoyo prices and stick it to us. Are we behaving the same way with food? Last month 10,000 people took to the streets in Jakarta to protest soybean prices. In 2007 pasta prices sparked street protests in Milan. Mexicans marched against the Read the full article…

February/16/2008 21:58PM
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The interstate highway system is 50 years old. President Eisenhower said” more than anything else, this will change the face of America”. The first 10 years 50% of the system was built, it was essentially done by 1980. It took over 10 years to build an extension of I-355 in the Chicago suburbs. It opened Read the full article…