For as long as the power of America’s diversity is diminished by acts of discrimination and violence against people just because they are black Hispanic Asian Jewish Muslim or gay we still must overcome.
Over the last few years the world has become a smaller and more integrated place with technology that is leveling the playing field like never before.
Technology is driving the innovation. Technology is driving the creativity. Technology and the use of that is going to determine our workers’ ability to compete in the 21st century global marketplace.
I believe that we as the leader of the Free World must provide important leadership on the ethical parameters the ethical constraints that this research requires.
We should see the leadership from the White House setting dates certain for certain goals of achieving greater alliance on alternative and renewable energy sources but we are not.
As founder and co-chair of the upper Mississippi River Congressional task force I have long sought to preserve the river’s health and historical multiple uses including as a natural waterway and a home to wildlife for the benefit of future generations of Americans.
As the President reviewed the state of the union and unveiled his second-term agenda he fell short of adequately explaining how he intends to set America back on the course of fiscal responsibility and secure the fiscal health of the nation.
Finally the ecological health of the Mississippi River and its economic importance to the many people that make their living or seek their recreation is based on a healthy river system.