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Greetings Everyone!

This blog is written to introduce you to the culture and daily life of the United States.

Because the American society is a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural one,  I will focus on the common items that transcend the many cultures and the experiences that Americans encounter in everyday life.  The society is very diverse, therefore, the blogs I write will not apply to every person, but in a general sense.  Hopefully enough information will be provided to help you imagine that "You Are There!"

 

07:37 PM Jan 07 2017

englishteacher24/7
United States

I am planning to write a new forum titled: "English Fluency Blueprint" that will present strategies, tips, information sources, etc. to help those whose goal is to achieve English fluency. Stay tuned.

12:58 PM Dec 31 2016

englishteacher24/7
United States

Happy New Year Everyone!

I hope 2017 will be a better year to achieve your goals. Whatever mistakes were made in 2016 let's learn from them and turn them into a positive.

10:52 PM Dec 11 2016

englishteacher24/7
United States

Opposition to the election of Donald Trump to the U.S. presidency has tapered off from physical demonstrations to expressions of dissatisfaction through social media and editorials of sorts.

The next big thing will be the final official vote of the Electoral College voters to be held on December 19, 2016. There is a remote possibility that they could vote against the results from the November 8, 2016 election but it is doubtful they will overturn the election.

The inauguration of the president is to be held on January 20, 2017 to officially install the President-elect. There is very likely to be some public demonstrations and attempts to disrupt this ceremony; nevertheless, time will tell how productive the new president will be. Stay tuned.

02:20 PM Nov 09 2016

englishteacher24/7
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The U.S. Presidential Election was held yesterday (11/8/16) and Donald Trump is the President-Elect.

Time will tell how he performs as president. Furthermore, the Republicans (Donald's political party) have a majority vote in the Senate and House of Representatives.

Therefore, two branches of the U.S. Government (President and Congress) will be controlled by the Republicans. The Supreme Court is the 3rd branch of the U.S. Government which has a vacancy that the President will have the privilege to fill. The person to be selected will likely be a conservative. Stay tuned.

01:35 AM Nov 04 2016

englishteacher24/7
United States

The U.S. Presidential Election takes place on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

It has been the most tumultuous campaign season in memory. The candidates have been slugging it out for over a year and a half. Nevertheless, the million dollar question of who will succeed President Obama will be answered soon.

Most U.S. Americans will be glad when it's over!

11:30 AM Sep 25 2016

WobblyJoe

WobblyJoe
United States

We agree on rent control in certain areas. Income diverse cities are critical to the preservation of a class mobile society.

10:52 PM Sep 24 2016

englishteacher24/7
United States

Please bear with me as I inform you that I recently wrote and published my first eBook entitled: "How to Own a Car on the Cheap (without sacrificing quality). 

https://payhip.com/b/A9i2

It was a new experience for me to learn how to do things that we take for granted such as a clickable table of contents, headings, research, formatting, editing, book cover, hosting, etc.

I invite you to buy a copy and read it not only for the automotive content but to read an English topic other than learning English to develop your comprehension of English.

Furthermore, I do plan to compile my English lessons into eBooks for your convenience.

Finally, if you have the time, I encourage you to write your own eBook to develop your writing skills and make a little money to boot.

12:22 PM Sep 19 2016

englishteacher24/7
United States

WobblyJoe, you are correct. Let the marketplace use supply and demand to dictate the prices. Although I do believe in rent control in high-priced markets.

08:09 PM Aug 23 2016

WobblyJoe

WobblyJoe
United States

"if the government adjusted the incomes to the price increase"- President Nixon tried this in 1971. It was a disaster. It failed completely. There is a cultural bias here against such governmental powers, it wasn't well supported by the people.

12:25 AM Aug 21 2016

englishteacher24/7
United States

Hi Anja, your assessment of the current U.S. presidential campaign is right on. Typically, presidential campaigns are intense between the candidates, however, in this campaign season all the stops were pulled out and this one takes the cake.

Nevertheless, I believe that after the election, things will settle down, although we'll be at a crossroad of things getting better or worse. Time will tell.

Grocery prices have been incrementally inching up over the 2 years since you were here but some food prices have come down such as milk, eggs, and some produce. Many people shop the sales and use coupons.

The demographics of the country are changing rapidly and some people are not accustomed to seeing it change before our very eyes. Keep hope alive and stay tuned.

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