Mourning in America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

America is still a nation which cannot embrace the reality that all human beings die. Complimentary consultation on how to generate influence and sell without paying high rates, janegenova374@gmail.com.  In fact, our beloved dogs do, too.    So, when there is a death, the normal rules of the heart get suspended. At the top of the list is that we must mourn that passing. No, we can't celebrate with a Good Riddance. But that could change.

AA & America's Legal System

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) across America, attending are those "sentenced" by the court. Complimentary consultation on how to generate influence and sell without paying high rates, janegenova374@gmail.com.  Usually that is positioned and packaged as an option: AA or jail.

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America Grows Up - Optimism Goes Lite

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But only rather recently is America, the new land filled with opportunity, coming to embrace that there are no happy endings. Complimentary consultation (pressure-free) janegenova374@gmail.com.

54 Halftime - Lopez/Shakira Liberate America (finally) from Puritanism

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  The dancing, singing, and special effects were so brilliant that the two Latinas finally freed America from the ethos of the Puritans.  Complimentary consultation (pressure-free) janegenova374@gmail.com.

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Aging in America - Financially Squeezed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation (pressure-free) janegenova374@gmail.com. Do the math. For 2019, the increase for seniors and others receiving Social Security was 2.8%.    For 2020, the Social Security Administration announced, The Wall Street Journal reports, the increase will only be 1.6%. Meanwhile, the Consumer Price Index showed that inflation had recently increased 1.7% over the previous year.

Disney Can't Mickey Mouse With America Any More

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary initial consultation. Mickey Mouse had a good run. But now, the ethos of happiness through paying high prices visiting Disney theme parks is collapsing. Somehow the leadership at Disney decided to open Florida's Disney World, despite all the unknowns about COVID-19.

2020 56

Security - PNC Processes v. Seamlessness of Bank of America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In comparison, Bank of America goes about security seamlessly. Finally I realized I could use my Bank of America MasterCard. A few minutes later I received a text message from Bank of America to confirm that I had made the purchased. I explained Bank of America's.

2020 56

ABC's David Muir & "America Strong" - A Most Contagious Meme

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

My own spirit softened by "America Strong," I donated my car to Kars4Kids. In this time of "America Strong," that question seems irrelevant.  Complimentary consultation (pressure-free) janegenova374@gmail.com.

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Economic Pall Hovers over America - Homelessness & Return of "Hot Beds"

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With such a dark economic cloud hovering over America, so far no rats have surfaced. Complimentary consultation on your marketing communications in COVID-19 time. The grim issue of homelessness in the U.S. is broadening.

2020 52

Timing Is Everything - America Wasn't Really Ready for Bernie Sanders

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation (pressure-free) janegenova374@gmail.com. Bernie Sanders was like the early days of the Internet. That seized the imagination as well as the attention of thought leaders.

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America-phile – Life Across the Pond

Pro Humorist

As some of my friends and regular readers know in September 2009 I emigrated to the United States of America to marry my long term American girlfriend. For instance, I have a just completed a voice-over consultant contract. Hello, hey, bonjour, ciao… alright? I can’t believe that it’s been eight months. since I’ve written a post on here. Wowsers. trousers. A LOT has changed!

Higher Education in America - No Equality of Sacrifice

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Bank of America has declared the nation is in a recession. Complimentary consultation (pressure-free) janegenova374@gmail.com. The brand of higher education in the U.S. has received yet another blow.

2020 52

Roman Catholic Church in America - Another Attack on the Brand

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During the days in the early 20th century when immigrants from Europe were coming to America, the Roman Catholic Church provided both emotional support and concrete help. Complimentary consultation (pressure-free) janegenova374@gmail.com.

2020 52

Is America Saying: Let Them Eat Lead?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Have the values of America essentially been: Let them eat lead? Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. The U.S. is one of the richest nations of the world. Yet, the lead paint problem remains in housing, particularly in urban areas. It's left over from the time when it was still legal for corporations such as Sherwin-Williams to manufacture and sell that product for residential use. In the late 1970s federal law banned it.

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America - A Nation in Stress

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

"  That's the term USA Today applies to how we feel in America. For complimentary consultation, contact janegenova374@gmail.com. "Exhausted."  Here is the article. Since 9/11, our little lives have become filled with change - much of it difficult to adjust to. That ranges from digital technology to employment uncertainty.

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Trust So Broken: Medical Doctors in America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  If that fails, consult with a local shaman. Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. In Ohio, a medical doctor looking like the earnest boy next door - William Husel - is arrested. He is charged with 25 counts of murder for allegedly administering fatal doses of fentanyl.    Much further east, in New England, Boston Magazine publishes a scathing expose.

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Litigation in America - The Zero-Sum Game

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation on how to generate influence and sell without paying high rates, janegenova374@gmail.com.  One or more wins for the defendant can discourage new litigation filings, along with motivating current plaintiffs to settle. That's what could happen for Johnson & Johnson. And that's what Bayer could be hoping for in its Roundup litigation. Recently, a jury slapped it with a $80 million verdict. It indicated it might appeal that. 

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AirBnb Vs. Small Town America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Contact janegenova374@gmail.com for complimentary consultation. Airbnb is usually associated with large urban areas. There, motivation is high to get a deal on lodging for a short-term stay. Hotels can run into the hundreds of dollars per night.    And, given the high cost of maintaining a roof over your head in big cities, there is also motivation to generate income by renting out your long-term space.

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Public Nuisance Law - Can It Fix America?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

With so many baby boomers and older members of Generation X unable to afford to retire, this has become  the  issue of America. Complimentary consultation, negotiable fees. No surprise, there is a comprehensive lobbying effort to persuade the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) to review the bench-trial verdict in "People of California v. " For example, the National Association of Manufacturers filed an amicus brief. 

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British TV in Class by Itself - But UK Unemployment Pain Mirrors That of America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  But, superior standard broadcasting doesn't insulate the UK from the unemployment woes Main Street America is experiencing during COVID-19. Complimentary initial consultation. Who hasn't hunkered down with British television during shelter-in-place?

2020 52

Dark Skin - That Never Played Well in America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" That is nothing new in melting pot America. The fair-skinned Irish, who arrived in America before us, had the upper hand in Jersey City, New Jersey. Complimentary consultation – janegenova374@gmail.com. One definition of "white supremacy" is the sense of superiority those have who are "lighter-skinned." My family of Italian immigrants never felt we were "white." " We couldn't.

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Trust - Let's Take Long Hard Look at That, Meanwhile Boy Scouts of America Files for Bankruptcy

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The Chapter 11 filing - here's the court document - allows the Boy Scouts of America to compensate victims of alleged sexual abuse without jury trials. Those with children should beware if and when the Boy Scouts of America does return again in a position of strength. 

2020 52

9/29/2019 - Whistleblower in Federal Protection, America's Institutions Paralyzed

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

And long-in-the-tooth "60 Minutes" glued America's eyeballs with its breaking news. Complimentary consultation (pressure-free) janegenova374@gmail.com. Sunday probably will never again be embedded in the media mindset as a day of slow news. Today, the Drudge Report, although conservative, brought back the flashing blue light for this development. What that was all about is this: The Whistleblower, fearing for his or her life, currently is under federal protection.

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Merwede - Model for Pedestrian/Bike-Friendly Neighborhood Can be Imported to America from Netherlands

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In contrast, CNBC had to make it its coverage business to investigate and report which cities in America are bike-friendly.   Importing the Merwede model to America for more affordable living could reduce the percentage of folks here living paycheck to paycheck.

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The Year of COVID-19: Will America Experience Uptick in Divorce Rate?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

 When the quarantines are over, at least for the present time, should America expect a surge in the divorce rate? Complimentary consultation on your marketing communications in COVID-19 time.

2020 52

Less and Less Common Space in America - So So Lonely

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The lack of common ground isn't just in politics in America. Complimentary consultation – janegenova374@gmail.com. In more and more aspects of life there also is less and less common space. That's what Matthew Walther observes in his article on loneliness in The Week. That puts the odds against finding other human beings we can become friends with. The crisis of loneliness deepens. According to YouGov, 30% of U.S.

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America Shifts from Superheroes to Anti-Heroes

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

During current dark times, America shifts to the anti-hero for inspiration, guidance on how the world works, entertainment, and distraction. Contact janegenova374@gmail.com for complimentary consultation. During the dark days of The Great Depression, two young nerds in Cleveland, Ohio, invented a superhero and depicted his presence in Action Comics. That was Superman, whom most folks living today remember from the television program "Superman."

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Holiday Party - Live Blogging @ Image Marketing Consultants gala

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

At Image Marketing Consultants (IMC)holiday party we intended to live blog for hours.    Back to our capitalist roots in America, which somehow took hold even in the little town of Southington, those who sense it could be useful to discuss their marketing, partnership, public relations, special events, and social media with Kate can reach her at  kate@imagemarketingconsultants.com. She provides complimentary consultations

America-phile – Life Across the Pond

Pro Humorist

As some of my friends and regular readers know in September 2009 I emigrated to the United States of America to marry my long term American girlfriend. For instance, I have a just completed a voice-over consultant contract. Hello, hey, bonjour, ciao… alright? I can’t believe that it’s been eight months. since I’ve written a post on here. Wowsers. trousers. A LOT has changed!

America's Superheroes - Only Fictional Ones Are Sustainable

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For complimentary consultation, contact janegenova374@gmail.com. The concept of  superhero  began with fictional comic-book character Superman. Two kids in Cleveland, Ohio - Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster - created him. There are lots more information and insight on that in the 2017 book "Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere" by Hillary Chute. Here it can be ordered from Amazon. Since then the "super" designation has attached itself to real human beings.

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Class in America - Founding Fathers Were Snobs

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Well-researched and with a sophisticated tone, the book documents how class-obsessed America has been, right from the get-go.  So, the newly minted college graduates had to go off to further education or Corporate America. As career paths blow up, what had been imprinted about making it economically in America frequently is proving to be actual obstacles to survival. Complimentary Consultation janegenova374@gmail.com.

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Drudge Report - America Wants Strong Leadership, Exit Polls Show

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Meanwhile, America and the world wait to find out "what" we are getting into for the next four years. Contact Jane Genova for complimentary consultation on getting the results you need in your marketing communications (janegenova374@gmail.com). It's actually election day. And the Drudge Report isn't skipping a beat. It has nicely shifted from putting the knock on Hillary to more general matters related to this big day in world history.

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America's Unbanked - Technology Can End Exploitation

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Contact janegenova374@gmail.com for complimentary consultation. They are called "the unbanked." " That's because they have no official association with a financial institution. Maybe they don't want to pay ongoing bank fees for checking accounts. Maybe they don't trust banks. It could be that members of their network need to remain anonymous.

America, Don't Cry for Jim Tinney

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Contact janegenova374@gmail.com for complimentary consultation. Every lawyer and every well-trained security guard knows: Beware how to approach anyone suspected of attempting a five-finger discount. Bungle that and the organization could be hammered with a major lawsuit, horrific publicity and a boycott by those who perceive any type of profiling. 

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America's Founding Fathers - Way Too Human

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Contact janegenova374@gmail.com for complimentary consultation. The originalists are convinced that the U.S. Constitution should be interpreted according to the mindsets of the Founding Fathers. Those originalists range from the late U.S. Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia to Clarence Thomas. There is a debate whether the newest member of the high court Neil Gorsuch truly embraces originalism.

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Aging in America: The Edge in Crazy Coronavirus Times (I have my rent check all-made-out)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

" But in America that can still provide a good life. Complimentary consultation (pressure-free) janegenova374@gmail.com. Coronavirus has thrown a wrench in making ends meet. At least for some.    In fact, PropertyNest found, reports the  New York Post , 38.9%

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Will America Really Embrace Do Not Disturb Movement?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. In Europe, the Do Not Disturb movement is catching on. Essentially, it's about allowing employees to fully clock out after the work day is over.    Software of various kinds will inform the employers that the employees are not available. Some software even flags the employers that their message and any attachments are being deleted.

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Now This: Trust Shattered at American School for Deaf (as with Boy Scouts of America, Roman Catholic Church)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's a model for similar facilities throughout America. Complimentary consultation (pressure-free) janegenova374@gmail.com. West Hartford, Connecticut, unlike nearby Hartford, was and is a thriving community.

2020 52

ABC's David Muir as America's Comforter-in-Chief

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

America's president referred to the alleged Manhattan Halloween terrorist Sayfullo Saipov as an "animal." Contact janegenova374@gmail.com for complimentary consultation. " Not much grace and dignity in that.    Understatement: We were not comforted about the 8 lives lost and the serious injuries in the terrorist attack in downtown New York City. 

2017 40

Staff RIFs - Legal Sector Following Corporate America Model

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

In Corporate America that has been happening since the mid 1980s. Contact janegenova374@gmail.com for complimentary consultation. With automation and outsourcing, staff members are sitting ducks for layoffs in law firms. Cost efficiency is the name of the new game, as the billable hour is being increasingly challenged by clients. During the lean and mean Lee Iacocca turnaround at Chrysler, we in public affairs were equipped with PCs with a word-processing function.

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Glenn Scarpelli - Never Underestimate Bite of "Financial Reality" in America

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

But, in America, "financial reality" bites. Contact janegenova374@gmail.com for complimentary consultation. In his suicide note, Glenn Scarpelli indicated he could no longer live with his current "financial reality." " He and his wife Patricia Colant owed more than $300k in federal and state taxes. On Friday, they jumped to their deaths. Many remember how Scarpelli had been there for Manhattan post-9/11, volunteering his time and skills.

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Rich Kids like Ethan Couch - Should America Cry for Them?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation janegenova374@gmail.com. Ethan Couch grew up in a family so well-off that his lawyer used the "affluenza" defense. His photo is on the left. The lawyer argued that Couch's background was so much a gilded age that he was prevented from developing a sense of right and wrong. That defense strategy worked. Initially, he received 10 years probation versus jail time. But, of course, as a rich kid, he blew it.

2018 40

America Is Land of Financial Opportunity for Only 3 out of 10

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Complimentary consultation (pressure-free) janegenova374@gmail.com. "Opportunity." " There are plenty of definitions for that.    But, according to the American ethos, it frequently means being a step or many steps beyond financial survival. What a study by Financial Health Network found, reports CBS , is that only 3 out 10 see themselves that way. The reality is that 7 out of 10 indicate they are struggling with some aspect of financial stability. In

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