How Government Works: Legislative Branch – PART IV of Freedom For Which the Flag Stands Series

As part of a special concerning the "Freedom For Which the Flag Stands", and just in time for the elections, I am featuring a special treat for my viewers. In the final of four in a four part series, I am featuring the scope of the Executive branch of the U.S. Government. Miami University has a…Read more How Government Works: Legislative Branch – PART IV of Freedom For Which the Flag Stands Series

How Government Works: Legislative Branch – PART III of Freedom For Which the Flag Stands Series

As part of a special concerning the "Freedom For Which the Flag Stands", and just in time for the elections, I am featuring a special treat for my viewers. In the third of a four part series, I am featuring the scope of the Legislative Branch of the U.S. Government. Miami University has a great…Read more How Government Works: Legislative Branch – PART III of Freedom For Which the Flag Stands Series

How Government Works: Judicial Branch – PART II of Freedom For Which the Flag Stands Series

As part of a special concerning the "Freedom For Which the Flag Stands", and just in time for the elections, I am featuring a special treat for my viewers. In the second of a four part series, I am featuring the scope of the Judicial Branch of the U.S. Government. Miami University has a great…Read more How Government Works: Judicial Branch – PART II of Freedom For Which the Flag Stands Series

How State Government Works – PART I of Freedom For Which the Flag Stands Series

As part of a special concerning the "Freedom For Which the Flag Stands", and just in time for the elections, I am featuring a special treat for my viewers. In the first of a four part series, I am featuring the scope of the state governments. I am from Illinois, so I am comparing one…Read more How State Government Works – PART I of Freedom For Which the Flag Stands Series

Beware of the Amazon Phishing Email

Beware of any emails that you get, whereby you are not either expecting the email or whereby the email presents itself with other threats . I am sharing an example:   The presentation at first looks like a real email from Amazon. After further investigation, however, the email goes on to threaten cutting off your…Read more Beware of the Amazon Phishing Email

Reporting a Facebook Scam – Don’t Become a Target

Tips for deleting and reporting unwarranted Facebook invitations I have had about twenty-six offers this year alone to become friends or "like" fictitious persons/entities who show up on Facebook Most of them fit the lewd category with vulgar offers  including profanity and obscene material. Most of the time these offers are already removed by Facebook…Read more Reporting a Facebook Scam – Don’t Become a Target

The Need to Develop Uniform Standards and Specifications Throughout the U.S.

Imagine if you wanted a house on the state line of your state and they went to build it and the used 2x2 inch studs spaced 20 inches apart and right across the street they used the industry standard's specification of building the correct way at 2x4 inch studs spaced 16 inches apart. This is…Read more The Need to Develop Uniform Standards and Specifications Throughout the U.S.

Major Scam: Energy Drink Company Decal Employment Opportunity

There is right now a scam going on with a major energy drink company whereby a ring of alleged criminals who are attempting to bilk unaware persons looking to make extra money on the side with their vehicle amid this pandemic. The offer is in essence to pay you for having a major energy drink…Read more Major Scam: Energy Drink Company Decal Employment Opportunity

Fraud Alert: Beware Vast.gg Has Been Hacked!

Fraud Alert: Vast - Beware I just love to enter giveaways, so every time I get a notification that I have won, I go "yippee"". But I go to the ends to make sure that there is a protocol in place before I resort to going to the requests of some bloggers/sweepstakes administrators. The rules…Read more Fraud Alert: Beware Vast.gg Has Been Hacked!

Scam Alert: Phishing Emails About Winning an Audi

It's always scam season, the season that never goes away or quits!  Now there is a phishing scheme with the name "Emmett Ryker Otis", a selected claim officer connected with Audi (car manufacturer). The scam IS verified by www.scamguard.com as being fictitious. You receive an email that looks like this: 1. FROM: EG1FW2L AMBW-1A8 <coachl33@hughes.net> SUBJECT:…Read more Scam Alert: Phishing Emails About Winning an Audi

Treat Your Gift Cards Like Cash + Giveaway

We love to buy gift cards for various reasons. They: Make great gift giving stuffers adding style and finesse Help assist businesses in the wrath of the COVID-19 crisis co-exist Can be bought on various discount programs, third party brokers, including holiday specials New special conglomerate cards are offering merchandise credit at different merchants I…Read more Treat Your Gift Cards Like Cash + Giveaway

The PCH Fraudster is Shut Down on Twitter!

I have some glorious news...A scammer impersonating a Publishers Clearing House employee that I reported in my "1/1/2020 Post: The Great PCH Scam…Beware!!" has been officially shut down. The account is now banned on Twitter. Great news, but not taken too lightly. There are always more persons who, instead of wasting their efforts on illegal…Read more The PCH Fraudster is Shut Down on Twitter!

Bloggers: Making Sure Published Material Has Consent Before Hitting the “Publish” Button

These days I have been seeing much more than on one occasion whereby complaints are being administered on copyrighted materials being used on websites and then the re-published photos that have been shared on social media being removed that have been published by the companies who have exclusive rights to or to give consent for…Read more Bloggers: Making Sure Published Material Has Consent Before Hitting the “Publish” Button

The Great PCH Scam…Beware!!

Beware there is a series of different persons right now indicating that they are from Publisher's Clearing House. They are on Twitter right now. I was originally Direct Messaged on Twitter by the individual. I will list the details below to look for these clones. The attempt is a person on Twitter right not with the…Read more The Great PCH Scam…Beware!!

Wanted…Your Voice – Beware the Hearing Administrator

YES! Your very voice is wanted via recording by a scammer! It starts out with a call from a person identifying themselves as a Hearing Administrator on a recorded line, asking if you can hear them okay. Sometimes they ramble on...other times they even hang up. It is hard to find out where these lunatics…Read more Wanted…Your Voice – Beware the Hearing Administrator

Watch Out For That Call From a ComEd Look-Alike!

I am here to inform you of the latest and greatest scams concerning and and all Caller ID spoofing. Be very careful, because both me and at least two other persons I know are getting a very neatly dressed caller ID spoofing from a call coming in looking like it is ComEd and promising a…Read more Watch Out For That Call From a ComEd Look-Alike!

Identity Theft – Tips and Pointers on Cleaning up the Aftermath

I thought whipping up a list was going to be easy. Well the first thing that I see is...I was wrong. It is not as easy as I thought in the past week I have received the following calls: About extending my automobile's extended warranty that is about to expire. Entrepreneurship via Amazon and making…Read more Identity Theft – Tips and Pointers on Cleaning up the Aftermath

Fraudulent websites…Beware!! What you need to know to put them on call

You think that a website is a fraud. Or, better yet, you are dissatisfied with a website. You tried to complain, or cannot get in touch with customer service. The website is hiding from your emails to them, or cannot find the proper email to get in touch with the m via email?? The telephone…Read more Fraudulent websites…Beware!! What you need to know to put them on call