Month: July 2017

Richard Smith, the Technocrat

Richard A. Smith, commonly known as Rick, is a 65-year-old American who has made a great name for himself not only in the technology industry but also the business world. He has vast knowledge that he gained from his wide school coverage. Mr. Richard Smith, the Technocrat is a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering which he acquired from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He then advanced his studies to a master’s level in the State University of New York at Brockport where he did Masters in Mathematics. His thirst for more knowledge got him at Rochester’s Simon School where he did Masters in Business Administration. He is also an Associate of Applied Science in Electronic Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Owing to his firm and diverse background in education, the zealous engineer has been able to venture into various companies in the US holding senior positions. He kicked off his career in 1972 at Frontier Information Technologies where he served as the Chief Information Officer and also the Controller of Communications. Due to his hard work and professionalism, he quickly rose to the position of the Vice President of Financial Management. He held many positions at the Frontier Corp; he was the Vice President of Telephone Operations, Director, Chairman and in 1998 before leaving the company he served as the president.He joined Eschelon Telecom Inc. in October 1998, where he held the position of the Chief Financial Officer until March 2000. He was then promoted to the position of a Chief Operating Officer, a position which he apprehended from April 2000 to July 2003. Thereafter he became the C.E.O of the company from August 2003 to August 2007. Having left a record of due diligence in his work.

Mr. Smith joined Securus Technologies as the Technologies Director on 23rd June 2008. Shortly after he was promoted to the chairman and the C.E.O of the company on 25th January 2009 and still holds the position to date. He is also the current director at Integra Telecom.With Securus (the company he is heading), Mr. Smith has successfully expanded the scope of company operations. He is passionate about using his knowledge to do good to the society. This is the reason why he is struggling to the extent of even fighting court cases to ensure that the prison communication technology works efficiently. The sole purpose of the technology is to curb unlawful and illegal communication that goes on between inmates and the people outside. He has stood firmly behind this technology because he believes that technology (commonly associated with vices) can be used to fight crime and protect other inmates, guards, and people outside the prison. What a definition of patriotism!

Groups advocating for civil, human and migrant rights

Lacey and Jim Larkin were known to journalist and the co-founders of the Phoenix New Times and Village Voice Media. Their main mission is to support the organizations that are fighting for equality in the society. The two put $3.75 million compensation money of their arrest by Sherriff Joe to put up and support other organizations that were championing for the civil, human rights of the immigrants in Arizona.

Through the revelation of the grand jury proceedings concerning the Sherriff, Lacey and Jim Larkin were arrested. They then focused a lot of attention on First Amendment rights that will benefit the victims of discrimination and create normalcy in the society. They then made a huge step and sued the county for their arrest and finally won the case.

Many organizations and agencies have been set to speak on behalf of the immigrants and defend their rights. The main agenda of these groups is to bring sanity to the society that is defined by the acts of discrimination and avails better chance for all people. This will create a society marked by fairness for all and reduces the vulnerability of the citizens from the falling edge of discrimination.

NNIRR is one of the recognized organizations that are fighting for the rights of the immigrants. To set its objectives achievable, it has worked closely with other agencies so as to take the rights of the immigrants to its niche.

Additionally, the organization also fights for the labors regarding workforce cost negotiation through the movements that champion for the good pay. The platform of the NNIRR enables it to centralize their exercise and fights s a unit. Lacey and Larkin boosted the efforts of NNIRR through their funding to create a chance for equality and enables the discriminated immigrants and citizens speak with one voice. Read more: Village Voice Media | Wikipedia and Phoenix New Time

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, CHIRLA is another group that was set up purpose to end the escalating level of discrimination. This organization was established by Ford Foundation with the primary aim of sensitizing the immigrants on their rights by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. CHIRLA has made a lot of transformation in the restoration of equality to all people despite the race and background.

Lacey and Larkin after winning their case and getting compensated, they decided to put up Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund. This organization was set to advocate for the civil and human right mainly in Arizona following the poor leadership and persecution of the Mexican immigrants. Also, the platform of the organization also integrated the strategies of ending the border killing that was experienced in the Mexico-U.S border.

Furthermore, another group that occupied the front-line in advocating the human rights is the American Civil Liberties Union. The organization work was to let the will of the citizens despite the race be addressed according to the Constitution. The group also made a leeway for the legal assistance in case the rights of the citizens are overstepped.

As a matter of fact, Lacey and Larkin have played a significant role in bringing the transformation to the society through their support to the civil rights agencies.

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U.S. Money Reserve: Gold an Economic Safe-Haven

One of the United States’ largest and most dynamic distributors of government-issued coins, the U.S. Money Reserve has helped hundreds of thousands of Americans make informed and profitable purchases of gold, silver, and other government-issued precious metals.

Based in Austin, Texas and founded in 2001, the U.S. Money Reserve has built a client base of over 400,000 happy and returning customers. Specializing in the retail of government-issued coins and precious metals, the company provides customers with a diverse set of services in wealth management.

Operated by over a hundred highly informed and knowledgeable professionals, the U.S. Money reserve continues to offer superb portfolio management for customers seeking to safeguard and diversify their money. With a singular focus on the precious metals industry, the U.S. Money Reserve, currently led by the former United States Mint Director, has access to the industry’s most valuable insider knowledge; allowing the company’s experts to provide clients with the most financially sound purchasing advice.

In the continued spirit of promoting their clients’ financial wellbeing, the U.S. Money Reserve has recently published an exclusive eBook entitled “The 2017 War of Nerves: Global Risk and Your Money.” Available online, the recent special report informs anxious Americans on how to avoid the financial repercussions of global economic risks by buying gold. Learn more about US Money Reserve:

Given the world’s current political and economic climate riddled with trade wars and rising financial insecurity, economic experts forecast significant levels of economic risk and instability. In this face of this expected economic uncertainty, the company’s report educates Americans on how to safeguard against these looming circumstances and protect their money by buying gold. Read more: Working at US Money Reserve | Glassdoor

According to Philip N. Diehl, one of the most celebrated former U.S. Mint Directors and current President of U.S. Money Reserve, “gold has long been the world’s safe-haven asset, which is why we see gold’s greatest price surges during times of economic uncertainty.”

He continues to explain that gold “is tangible and less vulnerable to volatility, making gold a powerful government approved tool in protecting…savings from global risk and potential loss.”

Accompanying this beneficial report, the U.S. Money Reserve is also offering new customers an exclusive opportunity to buy 1/10 oz. gold American Eagle coins at a uniquely reduced price.

The Reserve expects that the company’s coin inventory will sell out entirely given the price of this rare offer, and encourages Americans to not only benefit from the advice provided in the report, but to also purchase these one of a kind coins while they are still available at their current price.

Jeremy Goldstein and New York Law

For all the negatives that come with it, technology can really improve the way people live. This is certainly the case for people living in the New York community. The members of this community have a new, convenient method to help them find the legal help they may need. This new system has made what can be a very stressful process much less painful.

The New York Bar Association has created a unique online portal to help clients with legal needs. This system helps to pair people with attorneys across the area. The system is online and therefore available 24 hours a day seven days a week. The Bar Association worked in conjunction with to put together this system. Clients can now rest assured that they will have a lawyer that is in good standing.

Using the new system created by the Association is pretty simple. Users log on to the website From there they complete a survey that will pair them with a qualified attorney. The initial referral is free, however clients will be charged 35 if they choose to actually meet with the attorney. This first meeting is usually on 30 minutes. Under unique circumstances the $35 fee is sometimes waived.

Those people that choose to use this system may get paired up with New York attorney Jeremy Goldstein. A partner at Jeremy L. Goldstein& Associates LLC, Goldstein has been working in the New York Law system for many years. Goldstein has worked with a number of large well known companies during his career including f Goodrich by United Technologies, Bank of America Corporation, and AT&T Wireless Services.

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US Money Reserve Helps You Diversity Your Savings in Precious Metals

The US Money Reserve which is America’s Gold Authority has released a new eBook on the value of gold during the political turmoil and unrest that seem to be spreading around the world recently.

The book talks about the risks and rewards of investing in gold during these politically trying times. As trade wars and global threats loom one of the best choices people can make are to invest in gold to help them ensure their family has money when they need it the most. Gold will always have some value, and that value has been skyrocketing as of late. It’s a great investment to ensure your family is safe in the long-run. Learn more about US Money Reserve: and

The US government is selling a limited-edition coin containing gold for a limited amount of time at a special, affordable price. Gold is the world’s “safest-haven asset”, which makes it a great investment for you and your family during these politically unsure times that have spread around and gripped the entire world.

The US Money Reserve has been in business for over a decade and its main mission is to provide customers with quality US-government issued gold coins as a long-term source of investment and a secure opportunity to ensure their family is safe in the future through solid, quality gold investments. The US Money Reserve has over 400,000 satisfied customers to date, and much more will be satisfied in the future.

People have long trusted the US Money Reserve to pick the highest quality precious metals to invest their money in to build the most valuable portfolios possible for the money that was invested in those portfolios.

We have some of the most trusted professionals in the business and strive to build a valuable portfolio that satisfies each individual customer that chooses to use our services. We also sell silver, platinum, and other precious metals as well as gold to help diversify and add exceptional value to every single portfolio we create.