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What a Free Market Health Care System Might Look Like

Posted on August 15, 2019 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)

by Dr. Larry Fedewa

(August 10, 2019)

This week's column is an updated reprint of a piece I wrote a couple of years ago when the backlash against "Obamacare" first inspired Republicans to talk about "repeal and replace". Since they are still talking and since the Dems are now also talking about health care alternatives - especially federal takeover of all health care - the topic remains open for new ideas....

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This President Has To Go

Posted on August 6, 2019 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)

By Gary Norris Gray

President Donald J. Trump


1600 Pennsylvania Ave N.W.


Washington, D.C. 20500


July 31, 2019


Dear Mr. President,


My name is Gary Norris Gray; I’m a writer, historian, New York sports fan, disabled, African American, and Native American with Cerebral Pals...

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Civilian Gun Culture is a Dysfunctional Mess

Posted on August 6, 2019 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

By Michael E. Diamond


The U.S. military has a lot of guns, but not a lot of non-combat fatalities. Why is this? Because of common sense military regulations. That’s why, like many other military veterans, I view America’s civilian gun culture as dysfunctional.


Today, Americans mourn yet another tragic mass shooting, this one in a Texas high school. It has been a mere three months since 17 teens lost their lives at Marjory Ston...

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1979 Disco Demolition Night

Posted on July 15, 2019 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (1)

Gary Norris Gray BASN Staff Reporter

This was written in 2007 alot has changed in Chicago since 1979. Major League Baseball now has franchises in the states of Florida and Arizona.There have been six new presidents, the Cubs and the White Sox both won the World Series at least once. The Chicago Bulls three peated twice at NBA Champions and Michael Jordan played baseball for the Barons in-between. Many African Ameri...

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America First and Internationalism

Posted on July 14, 2019 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Can these policies co-exist?

By Dr. Larry Fedewa (July 14, 2019)



There has been a strain of missionary zeal in American foreign policy since the colonial days and it raises its head every once in a while even today. Perhaps it is the shadow of our Puritan heritage . On the one hand, the moral dilemma of slavery has poisoned our national conscien...

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Posted on June 9, 2019 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Gary Norris Gray


OAKLAND, CA.- The (LPGA) Ladies Professional Golf Association came out swinging this week as Hank Haney professional caddy and golf trainer tried to disparage a number of Korean golfers. Korean-American professional golfer Michelle Wie would have none of it and challenged Haney. This man still has not learned the lesson that we are a multi- cultured country with many different ethnicities that make this nation great. Once again we stumble on the racia...

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Gentrification encroaches on Howard and Texas Southern Campuses

Posted on June 9, 2019 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Washington, D.C., apparently is the capital of the Gentrification Nation too.


Want to see the effects? Just take a stroll through the environs near Howard University’s main campus these days and you reflexively say, “My, how times have changed.”


Gone are many of the decaying structures and dilapidated blotches of disrepair. And gone are some of the small black businesses and shops that were the lifeblood of a once-vibrant com...

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Posted on June 4, 2019 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Gary Norris Gray- BASN Staff Reporter


Nationally known golf commentator, swing coach, and Tiger Woods former golf teacher doubled down on what he said last week about the professional ladies golfing tour. Haney apologized last week but now seems hollow and meaningless after his renewed attack and rant Monday morning. He stated, “That his prediction, a Korean named Lee would win the tournament and was actually based on statistics and facts.” Hank Haney shou...

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The moral case for profit-sharing (part II)

Posted on June 4, 2019 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

"To whom much is given, much is expected."


by Dr. Larry Fedewa (June 1, 2019)


Last week we discussed the antecedents of the current movement toward corporate social responsibility and the Conscious Capitalist movement and also the paradigm on which a moral claim can be made for a re-definition of "workers' rights" with respect to workers' share of the company's profits.


The paradigm is the company's products an...

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