The 5 P’s Of Why Politicians Get So – Little Done!

Perhaps, the single – biggest reason, so many people, have lost faith in our political system, and the way, elected officials, behave, and fail – to – achieve, is they witness, the same issue, discussed, over – and – over, with, apparently, little – to – no, true progress, achieved, even, when the issue, is even, the most, time – sensitive, in – nature! Why do we permit, politicians, to resort, to denials, and other, politically, personally – serving, behaviors, when, now, perhaps, more – than – ever, we need these individuals, to proactively, come to a meeting – of – the – minds, for the greater good? Whether, the issues, include, Climate Change ramifications/ impacts, protecting the environment (especially, clean air and water, etc), improving infrastructure, or, a variety of other issues, and urgent matters, we must demand, no – more, procrastination, and some, common sense, leadership, into – the – future! With that in mind, this article will attempt to, briefly, consider, examine, review, and discuss, what I refer to, as the, 5 P’s of why, we continue, witnessing the same – old, same – old, behaviors, and tendencies!1. Political viewpoints/ perspectives: We cannot permit, business – as – usual, when elected officials, refuse to transform – themselves, from politicians, to statesmen, after they are elected! While, certain issues, tend to have a variety of political options, alternatives, and philosophies, in timely – issues, these perspectives must take a back – seat, to doing, the right thing, both for the current populations, but for generations, to – follow!2. Personal/ political agenda and self – interest: Demand, those elected, realize, it is their duty and responsibility, to, truly, serve – and – represent, and protect us, instead of prioritizing, any personal/ political agenda, and/ or, their actual, and/ or, perceived, self- interest!3. Partisan politics: While, there will always, be, some degree of partisan politics, because, an open – discussion, of all options, and alternatives, is the best approach, we must not permit it, to dominate, over using some common sense, and doing, what is needed, necessary, relevant, and, truly, sustainable, instead of letting them, resort to procrastination, and/ or, kicking – issues, down – the – road!4. Priorities: Instead of, having, political campaigns, which appeal to fears, and/ or, self – interest (actual, and/ or, perceived), we need to address priorities, proactively, sooner, rather than later!5. Perceptions: How issues, are explained, articulated, and communicated, have a huge impact on the perceptions, of many! How else, can we explain, combating this horrific pandemic, becoming a partisan – political issue, instead of an emphasizing, on proceeding, with the best approach, to public health, etc?Wake up, America, and demand better, more responsible, service and representation, from those we elect, to serve and represent! We can’t afford, the same – old, same – old, politics – as – usual!

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Is Google Chrome’s Incognito Mode the Ultimate Secure Browser?

One of the problems with secure browsing is always the browser you are using. If you share a computer with your family you’re probably used to seeing everyone’s browser history, lists of files. If you visit them you’ll get the same view, cookies and histories all being shared.

It’s quite difficult to organise a surprise, buy an online gift or even just browse something without your kids following the same links the next day.

Most of the major browsers realise that there are browsers are not exactly private and have responded to this challenge. Of course you’ve been able to delete histories and cookies for a while but let’s be honest who remembers to do this.

Chrome’s Incognito mode is quite a good feature for those of us with an interest in secure browsing. It basically does all that for you, all cookies are deleted as soon as you close the session, no history is recorded.

While you are browsing in Incognito mode a little secure spy icon in the corner shows that you are protected. It’s a pretty good feature as far as it goes, the protection is fairly limited though. Your browsing is still recorded at your ISP, and logged at every web site you visit also if you download any files then they will be still on your PC.

In reality it’s a long, long way from secure browsing, while we still use HTTP all our traffic is transmitted (and be recorded in plain text) – security is a long way off unless you use something to encrypt and protect your connection too. But Chromes Incognito mode delivers what it promises and is another step closer to the ultimate secure browser.

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