30 Minutes

About 30 Minutes

Branching out into television with “Thirty Minutes,” a weekly show that informs, educates and amuses.

As more and more of the population shifts from reading to viewing, even old dogs like me have to keep up. So when GNAT-TV in Manchester, VT asked me to host a thirty minute television show based on my columns, I just couldn’t refuse. I will be posting my weekly shows right here in case you missed them. Enjoy!

 


 

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About Bill

Bill Schmick was born in a blue-collar neighborhood of Philadelphia, just a few blocks north of “Rocky Balboa” territory where most of his Catholic schoolmates grew up to be either cops or criminals. He narrowly escaped both professions by volunteering to fight in Vietnam as a U.S. Marine... Read More

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Pick your poison

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A nation united in debt

About a month ago, the national debt topped $22 trillion for the first time. What’s more, it only took a year to tack on another $1 trillion. Unless we do something soon, we could see those kinds of yearly borrowing double within the next decade. read more…

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