If you ask most Americans, they will tell you that they think America is headed in a bad direction. The debacle in Iraq, the failure to really combat terrorism, the economy they try to tell you is “good” because the rich are getting richer, The bellicose way our leadership has dealt with both allies and adversaries the world over, the spiraling cost of health care-while the “care” part of it diminishes, the far right pushing their agendas at every corner. You may feel overwhelmed and out of control. You might feel that no matter what you do, downhill is the direction the country will continue to go. I say take heart, take heed, and take charge.
And it doesn’t need to be. Instead, it’s about families, friendship and love. It’s about class differences and post-war life in Liverpool. It’s about what can happen when a mother tries to give her child a better life. The characters seem like real, three-dimensional people in difficult but recognizable situations.
On top of that they are more than likely be a fellow local resident, so you can now go and meet with them one on one, build some rapport and your chances of enrolling them into your primary business are greatly increased.
Councillor Ford explained that the show will be a “mixture of everything” and will consist of a call-in segment and a lot of fun. The talk show will also consist of vereador from across the political spectrum.
When given an assignment, give yourself plenty of time to complete it. Don’t leave things for the last minute. College work can pile up on you very fast. By starting assignments right away you give yourself the best Councillor chance of not getting buried in your work.
Write down all the details of what has happened, so that you don’t forget anything and contact the State Office of Fair Trading and Consumer Affairs. You can also email TV programs such as A Current Affair and Today Tonight. Please note that I am based in Australia, but I am sure that there are similar programs around the world, which expose scams.
Most people report that by using tricks like the above, the questions and statements that used to have so much power no longer has the same effect over them. I invite you to play with this for yourself and see the difference that it makes for you.