Author Archives: kcwalpole

America’s poor education achievement is a policy choice

I think this says it all :  ‘…In a new report, American adults are ranked as poorly against their counterparts abroad as our schoolchildren were a little while back…’ After all, if we can live the good life without working … Continue reading

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JPMorgan Said to Have Reached $13 Billion U.S. Accord

The hues-pa of the banks and likes of GE that are trying to get tax deductions for the fines they have agreed to pay for illegal activities. Not only that but they are trying to get relief from criminal prosecution … Continue reading

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Editorial: Human trafficking thrives in Florida

There are three points coming out of this that stagger the mind or my mind at least. 1.  ‘…The subject was Florida’s status as the American state with the third-highest number of child prostitutes. Unfortunately, many of those girls remain … Continue reading

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Indicted Couple Want Assets Freed to Pay Lawyers

I will wager that every police force in the country will be filing friends of the court briefs as to why this should not civil forfeitures should be allowed without a hearing. Can you just imagine how many restitution’s would … Continue reading

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Gainesville man charged with fraud in connection with loan for black-owned businesses

Bureaucrats get paid for the quotas they attain. Administrators are not as concerned about quality as they are meeting quotas. Don’t know how many stories I have heard or seen about stories like this. The worst thing in the world … Continue reading

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Blue-collar talent is too scarce locally, execs say

As I was reading this article, there was a great aha moment. I could not understand why American business was lining up on bringing in undocumented workers from Latin America and the rest of the world. It is because not … Continue reading

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While helping disabled boy, he’s ‘tackled’ in sex sting; now he sues

Getting arrested in this country is only part of the problem. Guilty or innocent it is a branding for life. As you read through, the charges were dropped but the arrest remained a part of his record and it was … Continue reading

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Gang hostilities spilling over into our high schools?

In my town of Gainesville, FL where the main economic engines are education, medicine and government you would think this was not possible. Gang hostilities spilling over into our high schools?

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DCF’s Transformation of Child Safety: Does It Cut Too Many Corners?

It makes you wonder how Florida ever let things get so bad so many times and has yet to figure it out that the most vulnerable need some sort of protection they are not getting.   DCF’s Transformation of Child … Continue reading

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Another inmate attempts suicide at county jail

Makes ya wonder if our jails and prisons have become mental health facilities or a place to keep those who are a threat to the public well being isolated from the public. Then again are they or are they not … Continue reading

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