Category Archive: Wertfrei

Wertfrei Wednesday: U.S.: The World’s Nanny


Watching the news, one get’s the feeling that the U.S. is automatically expected to fork over Billions in foreign aid, send military aid to world hotspots that angels fear to tread and broker… Continue reading

Wertfrei Wednesday: Poor in America


The Poor in America are treated as if they’re hardened criminals by the sheer fact they are poor. Doors close, dirty looks are glared, good ole boys networks close ranks. The same story… Continue reading

Wertfrei Wednesday: Education Value


With Summer’s carefree days coming to an end, millions of children and adults are returning to schools for education, from pre-school to doctoral programs throughout the United States and across the world. So… Continue reading

Wertfrei Wednesday: #Ferguson’s Tempestuous Days


I was unsure of today’s topic, having set aside August for back-to-school articles on my Wednesday posts here on brickoneil.com, however, the #Ferguson issue is just so bizarre.   I don’t believe there is enough… Continue reading

Wertfrei Wednesday: Prepping for School


August rolls around and suddenly the kids are sullen, Moms and Dads are dancing around the house with huge, silly grins.  Why? Return to school! What is it about school that affects people… Continue reading

Wertfrei Wednesday: ‘Poor’ Myths


              “If only they would work harder”…”They enjoy living in abject poverty”… “They’re just looking for handouts”…”I don’t want my money going to the lazy and shiftless”… Continue reading

Wertfrei Wednesday: American Taxes


“The difference between death and taxes is death doesn’t get worse every time Congress meets” — Will Rogers http://itsamoneything.com/money/quotes-on-taxes-quotations-about-taxation-how-taxing/ There’s no secret that America’s tax system is convoluted, confusing accountants, tax consultants, lawyers not… Continue reading

Wertfrei Wednesday: Equality Under the Law


There is all different kinds of Equality: there is human rights equality, marriage equality, housing equality, racial equality but I want to talk about Income INequality, right here in the good old US… Continue reading

Wertfrei Wednesday: Celebrating America


http://www.northwestmilitary.com “My country, ’tis of Thee, Sweet Land of Liberty” is the start to “America (My Country, ‘Tis of Thee)” Commonly referred to as America by Rev. Samuel F. Smith – 1832.  In todays day and… Continue reading

Wertfrei Wednesday: The Need for Gay Pride


Let’s talk for a moment about the need for gay pride. If gay pride brings to mind Black Parties, White Parties, Bar Hopping, wearing leather harnesses and thongs, then you’ve got the wrong… Continue reading