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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/01/2008 4:43AM
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I’ll keep this simple.Five major oil companies will spent $178.9 Billion buying back their own shares over the last 4 years. Is that because they love shareholders? No. They can’t find new oil reserves so this is the next best alternative. China is approaching the US as the leading user of crude. They are at Read the full article…

January/31/2008 21:27PM
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When did this happen to us? When did we become obsessed as a county with fixing blame? When ever anything goes wrong in government, business, or society today all efforts turn to finding the culprit or the scapegoat. The problem is left unsolved. Let’s take an example from each sector. The war in Iraq is going Read the full article…

January/30/2008 17:28PM
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Turning our country around is a bigger job than fixing Rumsfield’s problems in Iraq. We used a career politician in Rumsfield to resolve Iraq. I know he ran a couple of companies, but he got the jobs because of his political clout, not track record. How did that work out? Then we put the Gates/Petraeus team in Read the full article…