Rodney Gibson, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin


The Fiscal Cliff, governance and guns

Well, here we are; the epitome of political brinksmanship is now. By the time you read this there may be some deals on the so-called ... Read more

by Rodney Gibson, Monday, January 28, 2013 9:32 am


The politics of water

Elected leaders often speak of their visions for our future in an attempt to garner our votes.  Typically they speak of things that they have ... Read more

by Rodney Gibson, Friday, November 30, 2012 10:42 am


Offense or defense?

Our success as a Nation and our success as human beings is complex.  If you’re looking for simple solutions or approaches to our human existence ... Read more

by Rodney Gibson, Thursday, October 18, 2012 9:13 am

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Fear and governance, the MRPO

Any astute observer or participant in governance should begin to notice that much of the laws, regulations and rules (LAWS) written have been written using ... Read more

by Rodney Gibson, Friday, June 1, 2012 11:20 am


The technology ‘curse’

It seems that every single day I run into another example of “The Technology Curse.”   Being an engineer and businessman, I’m up to my ears ... Read more

by Rodney Gibson, Friday, May 4, 2012 11:30 am


How I’ll decide this election

Well, the preliminaries are pretty much over for the presidential race and the serious stuff is just starting to crank up.  There will be plenty ... Read more

by Rodney Gibson, Monday, April 9, 2012 10:47 am


Governance backsliding

I have watched the change of the political season for the last few years wondering what good and what bad would likely come from the ... Read more

by Rodney Gibson, Tuesday, February 28, 2012 3:45 pm


Leading with principles

Principle – 1. A basic truth, law, or assumption. 2. A rule or standard. 3. A fixed or predetermined policy or mode of action.  4. ... Read more

by Rodney Gibson, Thursday, January 26, 2012 10:46 am


What kind of socialist are you?

So, I’ve just returned from spending some time in Wisconsin doing work for my small business. Over the last 30 years of my career, with ... Read more

by Rodney Gibson, Monday, January 2, 2012 11:00 am


Good regulations

Since 1975, my occupation has placed me in the arena of industry and environmental impact issues. I have advised federal, state and local agencies, as ... Read more

by Rodney Gibson, Friday, September 30, 2011 10:41 am

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