Philip Giroux shared the common experience of losing both his parents. Being a landscape architect by training and profession didn’t prepare him for this loss. Furthermore, when he went looking for information on the subject, he discovered a dearth of material available. So, he and Sally Lamb decided to write a book to help others avoid the stress and confusion they experienced themselves.
Some claim TV is dead because of the Internet. Others believe the Internet adds a 3rd Screen viewing experience to television watching—the first two screens are the TV screen and the computer screen.
What TV’s always lacked for couch potatoes has been a way to interact with one’s favorite TV shows and characters. Previously, it’s happened ad hoc around the water cooler at work or out with friends.
Enter Stuart Crane who plans to use technology to unite fan bases worldwide to discuss and interact with their favorite shows.
Healthcare expert, Sally Pipes, provides The Cure For Obamacare during a candid discussion about the Affordable Care Act. Sally believes President Obama’s end game may be for Obamacare to fail so he can push for a single-payer model as seen in Canada, Great Britain and throughout Europe.
As Congress struggles to pass a national budget, a similar budgeting nightmare is being played out in Ventura.
In Ventura’s case, a budget has been proposed and approved. The only problem? The budget is pure fiction, according to City Councilmember Neal Andrews.
In this fiscal year, Ventura will run a budget deficit of $1.6 million. The City has run budget deficits for the preceding 4 years ranging from a loss of half a million dollars to a loss of $11.4 million—cumulatively $21.6 million.
Joining me to explain the budget deficit is Bob McCord.
My guests this week are Bob McCord, founding member of VREG, talking about Ventura’s budget woes; healthcare expert Sally Pipes exposing the flaws of Obamacare as the Insurance Exchanges open for business; and Stuart Crain, CEO of TVTalk discussing how his app will revolutionize television viewing.
Coach Ron Tunick, owner of FirstAppTree.com, discusses business applications for mobile Apps and the burgeoning App industry.