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Mario Salazar

Mario Salazar
Mario Salazar is a combat infantry Vietnam Vet, world traveler, renaissance reconnaissance man, pacifist, metal smith, glass artisan, computer programmer and he has a Master of Science in Civil/Environmental Engineering. Now retired from the Environmental Protection Agency and living in Montgomery County, Mario will share with you his life, his thoughts, his musing on living in yet another century of change. He will also try to convey his joy of being old.

Firearms deaths in the U.S.: Some alarming statistics

When will Congress act to create rational gun control policies?

Disincentives for renewable energy systems in public buildings

Solar panels. From all-free-downloads.com MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, MD., July 16, 2017 – While our energy sources have been evolving, fossil fuels still have a strong hold...

Can increasing the U.S. military budget keep us safer?

Other proposed actions by Trump target terrorists by increasing the budget of Homeland Security and Border Patrol.

Vietnam history: 50 years ago the battle of Soui Tre was fought

It is not my purpose to idealize combat in this article, only to narrate my personal experiences and to honor my brothers in arms

Trump and the nation’s CEOs participate in a bit of quid pro quo

The images from these meetings show a room full of suits, mostly distinguished looking old white men.

As Trump voters demanded, back to pre-ACA healthcare

Mental health care, pregnancy services, cancer screening and treatment, pre-existing conditions: The list of what won't be covered post ACA should worry you.

The lack of diversity in Trump’s cabinet appointments

It is like the campaign never stopped and they are reliving Trump’s pronouncements to use violence against protesters in his rallies.
Trump mocks handicapped reporter

2016, a presidential campaign for the ages

Let’s hope that his shallow statements and lack of specificity about his intentions mean that he will let his advisers lead him and us into a reasonably rational and productive future.

Priced right, Amazon’s Fire Stick delivers the video goods

The Fire Stick device gives a TV more functionality. You can use services that you are paying the cable company for without having to rent a digital HD box from them.

Support for education: Who’s better, Trump or Hillary?

While Trump and Clinton have different plans for making higher education more affordable, that issue has barely been discussed in the debates or in most forums.

Top Photo Galleries

The Raincoats, The Kitchen, Live Recordings, and “Gurl(s) 29”

"Gurl(s) 29" Gina Birch and Ana da Silva, members of the post -punk phenomenon The Raincoats, escape a gig in Philly and record a live album at The Kitchen in NYC.