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Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Our Veterans and Others

The United States Department of Defense estimates that 22% of all combat casualties from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are brain injuries.60% to 80% of soldiers who have other blast injuries may also have traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Left to Right: Dr. Zant, Ray Cralle, Dr. Niezgoda, Col Sanchez (retired), Dennis McCuistion, Niki McCuistion The results can be devastating: loss of memory,... [Read more]

Our Veteran’s Silent Wounds of War

The silent wounds of war afflict thousands of our returning veterans. The resulting effects from PTSD, (Post-traumatic stress disorder, a mental health condition that’s triggered by a terrifying event) traumatic brain injuries, and blast injuries are devastating. The suicide rate among veterans has increased 34% since 2001, one suicide every 65 minutes with women veterans six times more likely... [Read more]

Re-Air: Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden: Journalism and National Security – Part Two

A very recent  House intelligence committee report has called National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden a “serial exaggerator and fabricator” who does not fit the profile of a whistleblower. California congressman Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee, said that the vast majority of what Snowden took had nothing to do with American privacy. Justice... [Read more]

Re-Air: Glenn Greenwald and Edward Snowden: Journalism and National Security – Part One

Snowden, the movie; directed by Oliver Stone, portrays Edward J. Snowden as a hero- a patriot who suffered agonies over what he considered the U.S. government’s nefarious activities. He wanted to free people ( Americans ) from oppression. He says, “This is not about money and I have no hidden agenda. People can decide if I’m wrong or if something inside government is really wrong”. In... [Read more]

North Texas Giving Day on 9/22!

We believe the power of television, when combined with an understanding of important issues, can make significant positive differences and changes in the lives of people who watch. With YOUR HELP the McCuistion Program can reach more viewers on the issues that affect their daily lives with information from experts with diverse and objective viewpoints so we may continue informing people and talking... [Read more]

Ethics and Transparency as Antidotes to Financial Fraud

Ethics, according to Merriam-Webster is an area of study that deals with ideas about what is good and bad behavior; a branch of philosophy dealing with what is morally right or wrong. Left to Right: Richard Ebeling, PhD and Marianne Jennings, J.D. Ethics makes for good business. Yet, most companies do not take the necessary steps to create a culture of ethics that governs their decision making. Companies... [Read more]

Have Dodd- Frank and Other Regulations Been Effective?

Did Dodd-Frank set up a tyranny in our financial system? The failure of Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac caused an outcry for due process, rule of law, regulation and reform. And while the intention was to revitalize the American economy, the reverse has occurred. The 19,000 pages of regulations, $35 billion of economic impact and 72 million hours of paperwork may not have... [Read more]

Can a Future Financial Crisis be Prevented?

Can a future financial crisis be prevented? It seems we keep repeating the same mistakes. Complex regulations, rewarding the too big to fail banks at the expense of community banks, lowering underwriting standards… if we continue the same policies a future financial crisis is inevitable. Click & Tweet! Special thanks to the National Center... [Read more]

What Really Caused the 2008 Financial Crisis, Part Two

This episode on the 2008 financial crisis is the third of a six part series on the 2008 financial crisis.  Was the 2008 financial crisis a planned, organized, strategic, systemic embracing of loopholes that allowed for deliberate fraud? Click & Tweet! Left to Right: Rashad Abdel-Khalik, PhD, Richard M. Bowen, III, C.R. “Rusty” Cloutier,... [Read more]

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