Wednesday, September 21, 2011
The "Fixing America" blog began because of problems seen in the way that government was being conducted which occurred before the last Presidential election in 2008. It started on a shoestring budget with plans for a streaming audio talk show that would allow a platform for a more rapid spread of information regarding new developing problems and solutions for older problems. This would give everyone the opportunity to actively participate and voice their opinion. This type of forum would allow for a better understanding of our form of government and how it was intended to operate.
Privately-owned major media has biases and agendas which have little in common with the American citizen except to make a profit by providing entertainment. In general, they do not provide any type of balanced reporting without first stacking various biased points of view and then play those off against each other with controlled questioning. Because these outlets are not supposed to influence or sway opinion, they avoid any discussion of solutions which might be proposed by the citizenry and instead, in many situations, interview the very people responsible for creating the problem.
The "Bail Outs" of big banks and corporations have gained nothing for Americans, in a family sense, to make up for the losses suffered by Americans but made billions for the banks and corporations that were bailed out at the expense of American citizens and for generations to come. Americans have suffered through all the "stimulus" packages that promised relief and supplied nothing but very limited and temporary help while adding much more debt for the citizens of the nation.
A streaming audio discussion forum would have the potential to identify problems faced by Americans and openly propose and discuss real solutions to correct foreseen problems. These real solutions could then be brought to sponsors in state legislatures and the Congress.
Many Americans are busy with work and holding their family together, and do not have the opportunity to research what they see and hear in the privately owned major media for accuracy, balance, or truth. To inform and educate would be a service to my local community and my country, to report what I research regarding government, economics, energy, health care, and medicine, and how that effects all of our lives is the concept of this website.
I have noticed that readership is on the rise, so I trust that I am presenting topics that are of interest or important and benefit everyone. You are welcome to comment, and of course, I encourage everyone to share it with your family and friends.
I placed a donate button in the post and ask that if you can, please make a small contribution to enable me to continue and possibly begin a streaming audio discussion forum.