There has never been a better time to be a conservative living in the United States of America. The 2016 Presidential Election was one of the most iconic political moments in recent history and the ascension of Donald Trump to the role of the Presidency is something that the history books will not forget about. While President Trump is stealing headlines on news stations all around the world, it is the hard work of his cabinet that may be pushing the legislation to change America forever. While there are many high-profile names in the Trump administration, we feel compelled to talk about one of the lesser-known names: Betsy DeVos.
Conservatives have gone a long time since having their own brand of education reform to fall in line behind. Whether it is fair or not, education reform has largely been seen by the public as a progressive cause, not strictly a conservative one. With that being said, DeVos has given conservatives something to rally around and that voting enthusiasm could lead to changes in public policy that impact millions of children all across the country.
The direction that Betsy DeVos has been focusing on for the past thirty years is that of school choice. School choice is a conservative perspective on the allocation of funding for educational systems in America. Right now, the federal government gives federal money to public schools. Betsy DeVos, and many other prominent conservatives believe that this money should be spread around into other educational institutions as well: charter schools, private schools, home schools and more. Betsy DeVos doesn’t believe that the government should play favorites with children and she also doesn’t believe that parents should be punished for choosing an alternative path for giving their children an education.
School choice is a contentious subject that will be hard to push across the aisle toward Democrats and progressives. With that being said, Betsy DeVos has the full power of the United States government behind her. There has never been a better time for school choice to become a reality than now and with any luck, and continued voter enthusiasm, school choice might be brought into action before the end of the Trump Administration.
New technology has contributed a lot to the growth of various industries. The food industry has also benefitted from the growth of technology and firms that have embraced technology have successfully established themselves. Technology has led to the invention of advanced ways of preserving food, and that has facilitated bulk storage leading to the expansion. That is why the industry has been growing over the years, and investors have developed an interest in the industry. One of the most successful food companies in the world is the OSI Group. The company has succeeded due to several reasons. The firm leadership has contributed a lot to the growth of the company. Leadership is essential to the growth of any firm, and that is why OSI Industries has been growing exponentially. David McDonald is one person who has contributed to the growth of the company.
He has been working at the organization for more than thirty years, and that means he has acquired a lot of knowledge and skills to run the company. The best part is that David McDonald started working at the company after his university education. He obtained his degree from the Iowa State University. He had pursued animal science that meant that he was ready and qualified to work for the company. Since then his career path has been successful, and he has managed to achieve a lot for the company. McDonald is now serving at the company as the president. He is also the Chief Operating Officer of the company.
OSI Group has been running successfully for many years. It has a long story of success after it was started by a German immigrant who was living in Chicago. The founder wanted to supply quality meat to the locals and also wanted to expand. The company has grown to other parts of the world because of stable leadership from people like David McDonald. He believes in working with others as a team. The workers at the company are treated as a large family, and they work in a friendly working environment. That is one factor that has led to the growth of OSI Group under the leadership of David McDonald and Sheldon Lavin. These two leaders have left no stone unturned as they seek development in the company. They have use the experience of many years that they have acquired from the different organizations they worked for before to assist OSI Group.
The concept of freedom checks was introduced by Matt Badiali and has helped many individuals attain financial success. This form of investment requires that one make an initial deposit to a corporation. The investment generates regular capital gains. It is compared to buying shares in a corporation. This form of investment is common in the real estate and energy sectors. The two industries are allowed to operate limited master partnerships. The MLPS are designed to offer the benefits of both partnerships and publicly traded companies. The creation of the MLPs was centered on the need to ensure that the sectors attain the required capital to propel their growth.
Having freedom checks in MLPs comes with many benefits as compared to investing in other ventures. MLPs come with tax benefits as the capital gains earned by the investors are not taxed. On the contrary, only the sale of the shares is taxed. Another advantage is that it is a legal requirement that MLP issue more than 90% of the capital gains to the investors. Focusing on the USA energy market indicates that it is likely to register improved growth in the coming years. Badiali argues that the decline in the level of imports gives the American corporation a better platform to capture the local market. Additionally, there has been an increasing demand for energy products in the country. Such factors, as well as the introduction of new oil exploration technologies, are likely to propel the corporations to improved financial growth.
Background Information on Matt Badiali
Matt Badiali is an investment expert who is credited for the introduction of freedom checks. He regards the form of trading as being based on past experiences where he traded in energy shares. Before venturing into investment, Matt Badiali served as a geologist and worked with many energy companies. He was charged with the duty of investigating the oil and gas reserves of the corporations. He employed the opportunity to interact with many corporation leaders and learn trading strategies. His activities further gave him an in-depth understanding of the functioning of the energy sector. Matt Badiali later used this knowledge in trading in 2008.
William Saito is a well-recognized individual throughout the technology industry. His abilities have brought him onto the international stage on several occasions. His love for computers blossomed at the young age of 10 when he landed his first internship as a computer programmer. As someone who grew up near silicon valley during the technology boom, William Saito had a front row seat to the endless possibilities it created. It was only natural that he would pursue a career in the field.
During his childhood, he was beyond excited when his parents got him his first computer. William Saito imminently got to work on learning programming skills, and this ultimately morphed into a business run out of his own college dorm room. His business was soon noticed by a handful of companies, which opened a path for him after graduating. He would go on to work for Sony on innovative fingerprint security software. William Saito, at last, ended up working on national defense in the Japanese government.
In this position as one of Japan’s brightest technological innovators, William Saito has been a middleman between Japan and Russia. He believes Russia has a wealth of potential in the technological era, but with how resources are divided in the country, he finds that growth will be slow. He cites Russia’s security software Kaspersky and Slovolko as an example of how Russia could tap into its potential. It is only a matter of when they choose to devote more resource to technology, and how they use it. Russia has shown its aggression in recent years. That has put the western world on edge, and the need to keep an eye on Russia ever present.
There are few men in the world like William Saito. He is often thought of a natural born genius in the technology field. The technology he helped create has had wide changing impacts on how countless everyday products were made. As an individual on the world stage, he sees great potential in Russia has a technological hub of the world. They are a country worth keeping an eye on.
Avicii Honoured by The Chainsmokers at the Billboard Music Awards
Did you know that an award ceremony can be turned to a commemoration? This is what happened at the Billboard Music Awards.
The Chainsmokers and Halsey turned the Billboard Music Awards into a commemoration. The two parties honored Tim Bergling commonly known as Avicii. Avicii, the esteemed DJ, and producer, died on April 20, aged 28. Avicii died when some of his works had not been released – they may be released according to Geffen Records, the late DJ’s label.
The Chainsmokers is a duo of Andrew Taggart and Alex Pall. They are DJs and producers. Their success was marked by their song ‘#Selfie’ – a top single – in 2014. They have other music that has topped charts. The Bouquet, their first Extended Play(EP) is work that was released in 2015 and featured the single ‘Roses.’ Another work ‘Don’t Let Me Down’ made it to the Grammy list is ensured they were awarded the Grammy Award for the best Dance recording. The Chainsmokers` second EP, college was released in 2016. Their first album ‘Memories…Do Not Open’ followed the play in 2017.
In 2012, The Chainsmokers wasformed by former DJ Rhett and Pall. It regrouped after Rhett left and started being managed by Adam Alpert in NYC. Alpert later introduced Pall to Taggart – who was working at an art gallery in Manhattan. Taggart who had an interest in Djing joined them after Rhett left.
Pall and Taggart get their skills from the university education. Pall went to NYU to study art and music business while Taggart attended Syracuse University and interned at Interscope Records. The two have also worked with other artists like Priyanka Chopra – releasing ‘Erase’ and ‘The Rookie.’
According to Taggart, their music blurs the lines between pop music, hip-hop, indie and dance music. The Chainsmokers get inspiration from works of deadmau5 and Pharrell Williams. And they appreciate the influence Avicii works and performances. For this reason, they said that Avicii was an artist who meant much to them and inspired many in many ways.
Halsey added that Avicii was joy and it was painful to accept the reality of his death.
For more than 20 years, Sussex Healthcare has offered care to seniors as well as other adults who require specialized care. The organization runs facilities which are located on the southern coast of England. The organization has two chairmen namely Shafik Sachedina and Shiraz Boghani. The two gentlemen have brought their different backgrounds and skills to Sussex Healthcare. Boghani is actively involved in the hotel industry as a manager while Sachedina has a medical knowledge as a qualified dental surgeon. The two have been able to bring together their experience to Sussex organization for more than ten years and have managed to build a lively as well as award-winning adult care company.
The services that the Sussex Healthcare offers are based on the philosophy that all the people in their facilities deserve continuous access to social, leisure and recreational activities and not just about the physical health. For the past 20 years, the company has been under the management of the co-chairs Shiraz Boghani and Shafik Sachedina. Shiraz is a successful entrepreneur. He is also involved with splendid Hospitality hotels which have more than 20 hotels.
Born in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, Shafik Sachedina attended University of London’s Guy’s Hospital Dental School where he graduated from in 1975 as a dental surgeon. He is a member of the Ismaili community.
Lately, there have been a lot of headlines saying that the stock market is headed for a huge crash. In some cases, there are predictions stating that it will fall by around half. Paul Mampilly doesn’t believe the hype and thinks that these headlines are just driving fear into the hearts of investors and the world to draw viewers.
While the media may be saying there is going to be a crash, the research that Paul Mampilly and his publishers conducted say otherwise. There has been a lot of talk about the high levels of debt in the United States. While the numbers may look ominous at first, Paul Mampilly states that the debt to income ratio is lower than it has been for many years.
One of the factors that indicate strong economy is personal income. According to Paul Mampilly, personal income is rising and people are becoming more willing to invest part of it. According to the research, these headlines are most likely completely wrong. In fact, there is a good chance that the market will reach record highs by the end of the year.
While income did drop considerably during the session, it is rallying back. In fact, it’s starting to rise at a rapid rate compared to recent years. Many people are concerned that the real estate bubble is about to burst as well, but home ownership is quite low. With home ownership being low, it seems like it would be very difficult for this bubble to burst with such little pressure being put on it.
Despite the mood of many people who see the market as doomed, it may be a great opportunity to invest. Paul Mampilly expects the stock market to go up in the near future so the sooner someone invests, the more money they can possibly see in returns. It’s important to do your own research instead of relying on the headlines in the media.
People tend to be pessimistic and panic when they see these types of headlines. This leads them to make the decision to sell their stocks which causes the market to fall. They are essentially causing a self-fulfilling prophecy that can be avoided with a little patience.
Being an activist can have it’s pros In this community to be an activist means to be an example, having a voice, and much more. It can be hard at times because you have a lot of opinions and you have to learn the ins and outs of putting yourself on a pedestal. This has become the new life of Gareth Henry.
He is an activist for the gay community in Jamaica. He helps rescue people in LGBTQ community that need help escaping prosecution or even death. In Jamaica same sex marriages are still not legal. It is almost a crime, and because the gay community does get a lot of negative backlash, he finds it very important to step foot and help out in a place he grew up in. He has helped people report crimes, and he has had friends that have been injured and attacked because of their sexuality.
Things like this go unnoticed because hate crimes against gays has become so normal. Gareth Henry takes prides in saving the lives of others because he has had the personal experience with his own friends. Gareth Henry has experienced hate for wanting to help others that believe in same sex marriage. He has been repeatedly beaten three times by policeman. On goers watched this happened and since then, he wanted a new life in Canada. He is now a residence of Toronto, Canada, but that has not stopped him from being an activists.
His experiences with rescuing these individuals is so gruesome. From intestines being ripped out by pit bulls, to people being dis-membered, and having acid thrown on their bodies. The details are despicable, but this is what keeps Gareth Henry going. Gareth Henry volunteers in Canada helping people become comfortable with themselves and their surroundings. The outcome is not always what you may hope for, but it is his duty to help.
More and more people are turning to become a freelancer these days and if you want to be one as well, make sure that you stay organized and follow a routine work schedule. If you are concerned about getting work regularly, then Upwork is a place where you can get work on a regular basis. There are more than five million clients at Upwork, and you can be sure that no matter what your specialty skills are, you would be able to get work on a regular basis here. Upwork regularly posts articles in its blogs that are helpful for the newbies in the world of freelancing. One of the articles that Upwork recently posted talked about how it is necessary for the freelancers to maintain a to-do list.
Without maintaining a to-do list, you would not be able to achieve your goals as a freelancer. Even though as a freelancer, you enjoy an unlimited amount of flexibility and freedom as a professional, you would have to maintain a to-do list to ensure that you do not miss out on any essential tasks. Keeping track of all the work that is available and pending would help you manage your time more efficiently. Without a proper time management schedule, you would not be able to keep your clients happy. It may lead to you get bad reviews on a regular basis that would eventually mark the downfall of your freelancing career.
Upwork in its article mentioned that freelancers should note down every single task that needs to be completed. It helps the person keep in mind what work is pending and how much time is left to achieve it. Also, the article mentioned the importance of updating the to-do list frequently, mostly a night before the next day. It helps the freelancers to get started as soon as they wake up without having to spend precious morning hours in updating and creating a to-do list. Many applications are available these days that would help you keep your to-do list online. It gives you easy access to your to-do list from anywhere and also enables you to keep reminders.
James Dondero was recently asked to join a table of elite individuals who have spent their careers in the entertainment industry. These individuals have signed on with MGM to temporarily act as the companies Office of the CEO, a title that is currently open. While Metro-Goldwyn-Meyer, or MGM, goes through the process of finding their new CEO through their current leadership transition, James and his fellow task-mates will be responsible for carrying on the work of the CEO. Although James Dondero is primarily familiar with the tasks of the business industry, many of those sitting at his table have dabbled for years in the entertainment business. Individuals from Pixar, Xbox, CBS, Viacom, and more are seated in the office of the CEO with James. Read more about James at Crunchbase.
With over 30 years of experience in the business industry, James Dondero is a clear choice to add to anyone’s roster. James acquired his Bachelor of Science in Commerce at the University of Virginia in the late 80’s and went on to work for JP Morgan Chase & Company for a year after that. It didn’t take long to show his chops with the financial training program at JP Morgan, and it launched him into his dream job with American Express where he would manage over $1 billion in fixed income funds. After several years of mastering this position, James moved on to accept the role of Chief Investment Officer at the Subsidiary of Protective Life and turned it into a $2 billion success story with his expertise and guidance. In 1993, James Dondero became the president and co-founder of an investment firm in his hometown of Dallas, Texas. Highland Capital Management was a dream come true for James Dondero and acts as his source of success now. Although one might think this would be enough for someone, James still finds time to give back to his community through a donation team at Highland Capital Management. Read more about James Dondero on Bloomberg.com.