Author: Lea Schneider
Way back 2008 election, Senator John McCain, Governor Sarah Palin, and Joe the Plumber were the competitors of Barack Obama. Joe Wurzelbacher, also known as Joe the Plumber, was a plumber who entered as Republican icon right after his famous interaction with Barack Obama. However, it was already six years when this plumber interrupted Obama on the campaign targeting his tax plan.
Who is actually Joe Wurzelbacher?
Joe Wurzelbacher or popularly called as Joe the Plumber was categorized by the Republicans as the man that destroys the attempts of the Democrats in creating a socialist nation. Socialist nation is a kind of society in which the spread of wealth works highly and the national healthcare destroyed lives. However, Joe the Plumber is actually a plumber with doubtful certifications who prevented Obama in Ohio.
A report released by Sadoff Investment Research Firm of Wisconsin reveals that the American’s gap among the rich and the poor is just broadening and that the Obamacare granted healthcare only to those previously uninsured Americans. But, proofs are also available suggesting that it saves lives.
Joe the Plumber’s Road to Fame
Many people think that it was Barack Obama who put Joe the Plumber to fame. However, it was actually John McCain who placed him on the spotlight. This happened when McCain mentioned the name of Joe in his third presidential debate with Obama. The name dropping of McCain was not just once or twice, but the name of Joe was mentioned for about two dozen times. And this name dropping continue the next day and it was his way on how to get involved in politics.
Joe’s Action Reveals the Plumbers Being Anti-Obama
Due to his action, Joe seems to be not a big supporter of the tax plans of Obama. Yet, John McCain revealed that the plumber’s organization endorsed Obama during the election on 2008. Meanwhile, it shows that Joe is not actually a representative of the plumber’s society, like those plumber in London, due to the fact that he was not really a plumber.
Joe the Plumber’s Not a Plumber
Thomas Joseph of the Local 50 of the United Association of Plumbers, Steamfitters and Service Mechanics explained that Joe did not achieve the license needed to practice the plumber professional. This was later on confirmed by Joe and clearly stated that he worked despite of the absence of a license.Read More
Politics is truly a noisy and busy world. People are more vocal, whether be it is negative thing or a positive one. It is truly important to take part in politics, hear what they need to say and watch out for the possible suspicious actions by candidate. After all, this will all benefits us, the communities and the future.
It pays to be truly politically involved and inclined. Today, let me walk you through a few tips on how you can be politically inclined and eventually get involved.
Phone banking means you will be signing up with a campaign offie of your choice to make calls to constituents. You are literally going to work for your chosen representative and support her candidacy by making phone calls to potential and prospect voters and asking them for their commitment of voting for the candidate. More often than not, this is paid work and it can also be voluntary.
Next is a face to face work of making political campaigns. You basically will knock on doors, and when the resident answers, talk to the person about who they are voting for and ask for support for your candidate.
Hosting and Supporting Events
During the campaign period, there will be a lot of events, outreach and campaign rallies to be done. This could be a perfect opportunity for you and your team to attract prospect voters and convince them of your supported candidate. This should also be done occasionally in different areas to make sure to cover the place.Read More
A lot of people have been debating if the United States is a democratic country or a republic. Although studies and universities have been studying and arguing to this same issue, one thing did leave people asking “What are the benefits of a republican government?”
Today, let us find out!
To some degree, the unresponsiveness of America’s political system is seemed to be designed. Indeed, the United States was founded as a republic, and not a democracy. Indeed, it lives with the saying “of the people, by the people, for the people.”
“of the people, by the people, for the people.”
In a republican government, it is obvious that selfish interests are all given up for the common good of its people, of its country. Let’s take a look are more advantages of being and having been a republican government.
Laws are Made
Laws are made by the elected representative. No monarchy is indeed served. These laws are being judged into, carefully studied and are debated to ensure its effectiveness and fairness to its people. If laws are founded unfair, they can automatically elect other leaders who can change those laws for the better.
Freedom and Prosperity
An economic pursuit benefits the entire nation and people are able to live well and happy. Freedom is served and people are allowed to get work at the legal age of 18 and have their right to enjoy their adult claims.
There is a Wilder Participation
Especially in the political process, people are active and voices out their rights and opinions. Men are independent to say whatever they want and whatever they need from the government bodies.Read More
Whether you are happy in an office-based work or making your way as a lawyer in the making, if you are really someone who is passionate to make a hell-bent on change, then one thing is for sure: You are meant to work for the government.
For some, running for political office seems to be an attractive option for most business owners out there. Why? for political alliance and power. However, it is not always like that. Often times, people who aren’t passionate about public service often don’t live long in service.
If you are going to run for fame and power, believe me, this isn’t going to be a world for you. If you run because you wanted to change and affect lives, then keep on reading.
Ready Your Funds
Running for a public position means you need your funds ready and stable when running for public office. Thus, you will anticipate spending a lot of money for election paraphernalia, rally stuff, and to also fund for your advocacies and outreach activities.
Pick Issues and Resolve Them
When you are a public officer, you need to also pick atleast 3 issues you wanted to resolve. Of course, less is more so just stick with three major issues and resolutions you have come up with to change this. Remember, knowing what issues affect your community is vital.
Name Your Movement
It is like branding your future legacy. But make sure you are being authentic. Come up with words and phrases that best describe your movement and your advocacies in running.
As part of elections updates, there are arguments gathered from the impeachment investigation about the candidacy of Donald Trump as presidential candidate of the Republican party in 2020. The whole troupes of the US and the international opinion were aroused by Trump’s appointment last 2016. Because of this, most were feared the results.
An outspoken opposition to Trump was created even prior to the election. Their opposition was based on the assessment of Trump’s psychopathology. This discussion continues and progresses stating that Trump’s mental capacity poses a great peril to the US government and to international stability.
The continuation of the impeachment investigation is a coexistence of Trump’s mental concerns that is already receiving more attention. However, it is still of deepest controversy to discuss the mental health issues of political icons. This is also rooted from the “Goldwater Rule” which states that a psychiatrist, or even the mental health billing, offering a professional opinion relating to public figure is being unethical unless they are authorized to do so.
Importance of Discussing the Mental Health of Political Leaders
Concerns regarding the mental state of political leaders are valid reasons that need to be acted upon. Here are the reasons why discussing the mental health status of political leaders are really important.
Potential danger to the nation
Leaders of the society with mental incapacity may not be able to perform office duties and may even put danger to the nation.
There are political leaders with narcissistic personality disorder and sometimes showing of malevolence, lack of empathy, and aggression. This kind of leaders who have two disorders may not be able to put the country’s interests before their own. Political leaders lack of empathy could often make decisions that could have offered harmful consequences for the republic.
The ladder to authority
Another controversial topic related to mental health of politicians is the dangers of rising the leaders to power or authority. This rise needs three elements in order to sore high. The three elements include the leaders having psychological disorders, basic numbers of supporters, and a surrounding that is applicable to the elevation of authority.
Looking for a remedy
Usually, dangerous political leaders sore high to authority does not only give credit to their psychopathological issues. This also involves factors such as the underlying cultural, economic, and political justification for their glamor.Read More
In India alone, there had been an estimated 3.5 million need for care beds and 3 million doctors. Nontraditional solutions will have to be adopted by the government in order to accommodate this need. While the best mattresses in India can be provided for the elderly, the Indian government will have to rethink how to come up with the funds needed to supply this.
In Styria, studies on the care plan have shown that Styria needs additional 2310 care beds by 2020 due to the rapidly increasing proportion of older people. In the future, these will be approved precisely where they are needed.
Around 80 percent of all people in need of care in Styria are cared for at home. In order to make it easier for the caring relatives to work, State Councilor Edlinger-Ploder is planning a number of innovations.
Planned Innovations In Elderly Care Management
Mobile home nursing and day centers are being expanded. Case and care management should provide comprehensive advice and organize the optimal forms of care. Pilot tests will be carried out to determine whether anchoring to the district government or to the health center in the facility is more effective.
Assisted living is being expanded and conditions are being improved. The options for short-term care in the nursing home or transitional care in the hospital are being expanded and care service (the 4th service) for relatives is being installed.
Relatives’ advisory councils in nursing homes and at the state level are set up. Nursing relatives should be integrated into an advisory capacity and the wishes and concerns of the nursing staff and their relatives should be conveyed.
There is a blatant shortage of qualified personnel – also because many specialists are employed in hospitals. A personnel development plan is now to be drawn up. At the same time, Edlinger-Ploder wants to create a new group of employees, the “domestic service”, in the area of hospitals for non-nursing work, in order to free qualified staff for nursing homes and home nursing. New skills are defined and training courses are prepared.Read More
The United States Disability Act (ADA) of 1990, as modified, helps to protect the civil rights of persons with disabilities and helps to eliminate or cut down a large number of limitations to persons with disabilities.
Legislation requires the removal of conflicts with persons with disabilities. ADA expands options for persons with ailments by minimizing obstacles, changing perceptions and raising participation in the society.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Introduction of Universal Design to Cater to the Disabled
The goal of the universal design is to make everyone’s lives simple at little or no additional cost by making as many people as possible using the product, communication, and physical environments. Universal design gains people of all age groups and capabilities. The General Design Center at North Carolina State University has formulated a general design that could be helpful to many people including those with physical or mental disabilities such as early signs of dementia (tegn på dement) or Alzheimer’s disease.
Government involvement to boost the opportunities of the disabled is key to building a true opportunity society that caters to everyone regardless of age, sex, and capability. Social justice must be done to provide opportunities for people with disabilities, to allow them to choose, to empower, to encourage diversity, and to enhance the standard of living for everyone. Government support and service experience for the disabled should change. People with disabilities often struggle with distributed, complex, and bureaucratic systems. The requirements of the disabled should be at the center of any service delivery.
Barriers to health care have been in place for over 20 years since the achievement of the US Disability Act. Therefore, reducing them may necessitate clear and distinct interventions. Individuals with disabilities on occasion use court processes to deal with access to care. Following the approval of the US Disability Act, many people with disabilities filed a case against the Kaiser Permanente health system in California for discrimination against persons with disabilities.
Historically, disability was essentially considered a health and welfare issue, so state intervention had been carried out through social welfare institutions. This is why the responsibility to “take care” of people with disabilities often lies with civil society. In other areas of government responsibility, there is little commitment to tackling the problem of disability. Therefore, there is a huge call of government intervention to better protect the rights of persons with disability.Read More