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Who is Responsible to Provide Basic Needs of Americans?

There are some people who believe that the government is responsible to provide basic needs of Americans.  Others believe that each individual is responsible for providing basic needs for themselves and their own family.  Which are you?

Who Provides Basic Needs

Don’t know about you, but I am responsible to provide for myself and my family

To Provide Light not Heat

Let me say up front that the intent of all my posts are to bring light, not heat.  By that I mean I want to share information not inflame emotion.  I know that many people are emotionally charged by the topic of government assistance.  It is a hotly debated political topic that divides our government along party lines.

The topic of government handouts is a sensitive one because no one wants to see suffering, and various political groups see solutions differently.  I am not taking any side about whether we should or should not provide for the less fortunate.  My hope is for you to find a better solution for yourself than being dependent on anyone else.  Your freedom is what I am writing about here.  I believe that you will have greater freedom if you shoulder the responsibility for providing for yourself and your own family.

If you feel like you are dependent on someone else or the government to help you make ends meet, I know how you feel.  I felt the same way.  There was a period of my life where I was dependent on government assistance to feed my kids.

How I Ended up on Government Assistance

Having been on the receiving end of government assistance in the form of WIC, I can assure you that being free from that lifestyle is a blessing.  I much prefer being able to provide for my own family.  There is no satisfaction in receiving handouts.  WIC is state assistance to help cover the cost of foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.  For more facts on WIC, see the USDA site The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

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The Startling Truth About Goals Objectives and Campaigns

Effective Goal setting is one of the most effective skills you can master to help you realize your dreams.

The concept of goal setting can sometimes seem overwhelming.  You might have been discouraged by having set goals that were not achieved in the past.  Setting and obtaining measurable goals has been an underlying skill that I have honed over the years to achieve significant success in many areas of my life.  In this post, I will share some techniques with you that will help you achieve the pursuit you are presently struggling with.

Simple Goal Setting to Achieve Objectives

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Why I am So Enthusiastic About Blog Monetizing

This post begins the transition from telling you how I started blogging to getting into what Paladin is all about.  Paladin is all about helping you embrace the American Dream of earning a living while doing something you are passionate about.  In my case, that means sharing my experiences that have brought about great success.  By helping people through this and other media, I will soon be able to realize blog monetizing.

Blog Monetizing

Five sources of income from Blog Monetizing

The dream of most bloggers and anyone who creates material for the web is to develop an income from what they post.  There are many ways to develop this income.  The concept of developing income from an online venture whether it is a food blog, YouTube channel or podcast is called monetizing.  Blogging was one of many ventures that I contemplated as a project to pursue after completing my Master’s Degree program.  I had also considered writing a book or creating a course.  The research showed me that by creating a blog and developing a relationship with those that read the blog, I could amass material that would form the foundation for one of the other projects.  Courses and books are good sources of income that can come out of this blogging project. Read More →

How I Found an Excellent Blog Name Before Launching

A good name is more desirable than great riches (Prov 22:1 NIV).  This is the process that I went through to come up with a blog name while researching how to start a blog …

Cognomen: any name, especially a nickname.

When I started thinking about starting a blog, one of the first tasks that I needed to tackle was to come up with a name.  One of the resources that I found to help with the task was How To Brainstorm Blog Name Ideas You’ll Love by Hatch & Scribe.  In that post, Jacob walks through steps to guide you through a process to come up with and validate name ideas.

Brainstorming Ideas To Make Up An Excellent Blog Name

Write out as many ideas as you can, and don’t try to make a decision from the first round of ideas

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Preliminary Strategy for My First Blog Effort

People start new blogs every day.  Why not me?  I am an above average writer with some really good thoughts about plenty of topics. Right?  All bloggers had a first blog. Now it is time for me to learn how to create a blog!

Today, I will start blogging…

Section One: Plan your Work and work your Plan

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Strategy 1 for my first Blog: Plan Your Work

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