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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.

Why 35 percent of voters are solid for Trump

Donald Trump has survived problems that would have destroyed any other candidate. Why is he still in the running? Because his supporters are true believers.

Americans: Do you want to be API ‘energy voters’?

From their commercials, it appears that the American Petroleum Institute (API) has renewed its effort to convince Americans to be “energy voters.”

Trump games the media like a master

Donald Trump captured the attention of all the corporate media for over 30 minutes. And he got some press for his newest Penn Ave. hotel

Are state budgets being balanced on prison inmates’ stomachs?

Ramen noodles, as they are generally known, have become de facto currency in jails populations.
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A view from Colombia on Trump

In Colombia, Donald Trump would have no chance of becoming President. Only November's election will tell how he fares in the United States.

LGBT: ‘No way’ in Colombia?

BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA, August 14, 2016 – Colombia is today struggling with what conservatives call “life-style” and liberals call “gender” issues regarding the country's LBGT...

Windows 10: Take the plunge while it’s still free

Microsoft has made it easy to upgrade, as if you're installing on a new machine. There's no rush, unless you want to do it for free.

Gaithersburg, MD: The most diverse city in the US

Montgomery County offers high price exclusivity, and moderate priced neighbors that offer diversity. Choose diversity.

Simple devices transform your dumb TV into a smart one

MONTGOMERY VILLAGE, Md., April 17, 2016 –  So you have your eye on a new smart TV, but the price hasn't come down as...

FrankenTrump: Chased by angry (GOP) villagers

The presidency seems like a slam dunk for the Democrats and is theirs to lose. However that is what we said in 1980—when Reagan won.

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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.