Presentations

_____________________  2019  ______________________

2019 May – Patrick Irish – China’s Belt and Road Initiative   Images

2019 March – Daniel Fisher – Stealing the Night II

2019 February – Andy Mulder – “What has he been smoking?!” Holland’s Snowmelt System – The Back Story   Images

2019 January – Paul Heusinkveld – Looking into the Oceans

_____________________  2018  ______________________

2018 December – Jay True – Holland’s Wicked Problem

2018 November – John Donnelly – The Fuel for Trumpism

2018 October – Larry Briggance – A Good Death

2018 September – Art Buys – Public Education Funding – Taxes, Lotteries & Mandates – Oh My!

2018 May – John Arendshorst – Vehicle of the Future – Electric

2018 April – Dave Armstrong – Wheat

2018 January – Eric Snyder – Technology and Our Minds in 2018   Images

_____________________  2017  ______________________

2017 November – Don Luidens – The Other Impeachment and Me

2017 October – Clay Stauffer – “Riding a Rocket- The Rise of Rock ‘n Roll”

2017 September – Tom Arendshorst – Diamond Wisdom  Images

2017 April – Jim Piers – High Cost of Higher Education

2017 March – Rob Sligh – The Rise and Fall of Holland Furnace Company  Images

2017 January – Dave Trudell – Travels in Nature

_____________________  2016  ______________________

2016 December – Greg Smith – Do Books Have a Future?

2016 November – Colin Mulder – What is Cross Fit? Is it made for everyone?  Images

2016 October – Daniel Fisher – Stealing the Night

2016 September – Don Luidens – Shifting Middle East Alliances

2016 May – Roger Gamache – A Way of Life

2016 – April – Charlie Vander Broek – Collaborative Consumption …and the New Sharing economy  Images

2016 January – Fred Johnson – Symbol or Scandal; The Confederate Flag   (Part 1)     (Part 2)

_____________________  2015  ______________________

2015 December – Robert Sterken – America; Land of the Free, Home of the Violent

2015 October – Patrick Irish – Virtual Reality

2015 September – Bob Frey – The General Motors Recall

2015 May – Jonathan Padnos – Missing In Action; The story of Private First Class Stuart B. Padnos  Images

2015 April – Robert Visscher – The Tea Story

2015 March – Andy Mulder – The City of Detroit Bankruptcy

______________________  2014  ______________________

2014 December – Art Buys – Search and Rescue in the Wild

2014 November – Larry Briggance – The Neglected “ISM”

2014 October – Dave Armstrong – Poverty, Minimum Wage and Technology

2014 September – Don Luidens – Operation Overlord and Me  Images

2014 February – John Arendshorst – Unmaned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

2014 January – Clay Stauffer – Honey Bees, Colony Collapse Disorder  Images

______________________  2013  ______________________

2013 December – Rob Sligh – Carousel Mountain  Images

2013 November – Dan Fisher – Ancient Maps & Celestial Navigation  Images

2013 October – Vern Boersma – Pulling Back from the Party Life

2013 September – Tom Arendshorst – American Individualism; Balance of Justice

2013 May – David Trudell – Beer  Images

2013 April – Bruce Masselink – Where are all the Women?

2013 March – John Fulenwider -The Business of Solar and Wind Energy

2013 February – Jim Piers – One Day at a Time; Does AA work and if so, how?

2013 January – Charlie VanderBroek – The Social Economy in America

______________________  2012  ______________________

2012 December – Roger Gamache – A Consideration of the State of Our Republic

2012 November – Joes Tanis – Why I love Young Adult Fiction

2012 October – Harry Visscher -The History of the Relationship Between Science and Theism

2012 September – Bob Visscher – Meaning of Persons

2012 January – Larry Briggance – Invisible Wounds of War, Visible Pain and Suffering

______________________  2011  ______________________

2011 December – Bob Frey – Generational Differences

2011 February – Clay Stauffer – Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission

______________________  2010  ______________________

2010 November – Tom Arendshorst – A More Secure World, Through Peacebuilding  Images

2010 September – Dan Fisher – The Yangtze River and the Three Gorges Dam  Images

2010 April – David Trudell – Climate Change Conundrum

2010 January – David Klooster – You Say You Want a Revolution

______________________  2009  ______________________

2009 November – Roger Gamache – The Problem of Expert Agency

2009 September – Charlie Vander Broek – Tongue Tied- Language Policy and Monolingualism in America  Images

2009 March – PJ Thompson – Understanding our world at the 21st century mid-point

2009 February – John Fulenwider – Excerpts fro “Egypt Unchanged”

2009 January – Rob Sligh – American Immigration

______________________  2008  ______________________

2008 December – Harry Visscher – Creationism, Intelligent Design, & Evolution

2008 November – Bob Sterken – US Prison System

2008 October – Vern Boersma – Preemption History; Looking Back 64 years- Are We Misusing Our Military Superiority?

2008 March – Andy Mulder – Public Education – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

2008 February – David Armstrong – A Tapestry of Quotations, Musings, Aphorisms, and Autobiographical Reflections

2008 January – Larry Briggance – Humor, Not Just a Laughing Matter

______________________  2007  ______________________

2007 December – Don Luidens – Meeting _GARBO_

2007 November – John Donnelly – Supreme Players on the Supreme Court

2007 October – Clay Stauffer – Wanted; A New American Agriculture

2007 April – Tom Arendshorst – New Wars – Old Thinking

2007 March – John Arendshorst – Energy Crisis – A Need for Alternative Response

2007 January – David Trudell – The Shades of Green Buildings

______________________  2006  ______________________

2006 November – Roger Gamache – Business Ethics – Oxymoron or Null Set?

2006 February – Patrick J Thompson – China and the United States – Comparing our Histories and Current Mindset  Images

______________________  2005  ______________________

2005 December – John Fulenwider – Unclear Nuclear Waste Options

2005 November – Rob Sligh – Globalization

2005 October – Robert Visscher – Science, Medicine & Ethics of IVF & Related Technologies  Images

2005 March – Bob Sterken – Extraordinary Rendition

______________________  2004  ______________________

2004 March – Larry Briggance – Are We in Love or Just Crazy?

2004 January – David Trudell – What is the Holland Professional Club?

______________________  2002  ______________________

2002 December – John Fulenwider – Renewable Energy, Hydrogen, and Fuel-Cell Powered Cars

2002 November – Rea Thatcher – The Confusing English

2002 January – Robert Bates – Medicare

______________________  2001  ______________________

2001 November – Jeffery Padnos – Justice as Fairness

2001 March – Tom Arendshorst – Anwars’s Oil, or The Slippery North Slope

______________________  2000  ______________________

2000 December – Larry Briggance – 900 Days, 900 Nights

______________________  1999  ______________________

1999 October – John Fulenwider – William Edwards Deming, T.Q.M.’s Prophet

______________________  1998  ______________________

1998 October – Bob Bates – Try to Remember

1998 January – David Armstrong – The Ecology of the Middle Class

______________________  1997  ______________________

1997 November – Tom Arendshorst – Arctic River Diary

1997 March – John Arendshorst – Immigration Revisited

1997 February – Roger Gamache – Charter Schools – A Consumer’s Eye View

______________________  1996  ______________________

1996 February – John Fulenwider – The Invention of the Transistor – an Example of Team Research

______________________  1995  ______________________

1995 November – Rea Thatcher – When the Whale Swallows Jonnah

______________________  1994  ______________________

1994 April – Tom Arendshorst – Term Limits – Reforming our Government

1994 March – David Armstrong – Using the Patterns We Create

______________________  1993  ______________________

1993 November – John Arendshorst – Healthcare Reform

1993 October – Michael Cole – The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and Human Rights

1993 February? – Clay Stauffer – Baseball, Democracy & Capitalism

______________________  1992  ______________________

1992 October – John Fulenwider – Forging a Handgun Control Policy

1992 April – Unknown – The Environment – Fate of the Earth

1992 January – John Donnelly – Reversing Educational Decline – The Case for Educational Choice

______________________  1991  ______________________

1991 November – Unknown – Critical Choices  (Reflections on the Cost of Medical Care)

1991 April – Bob Bates – A Discussion of War

1991 February – Tom Arendshorst – Our Nations’s Drug Crisis and the Prospect of Drug Legalization

______________________  1990  ______________________

1990 December – Michael Cole – China – Since the Founding of the People’s Republic in 1949

1990 January – John Arendshorst – Gun Control

______________________  1989  ______________________

1989 November – Titus Van Haitsma – History of the Holland Professional Club

______________________  1988  ______________________

1988 October – Bob Bates – The Limerick

1988 February – Tom Arendshorst – Twin Planetary Atmospheric Crisis – The Greenhouse Effect ad Destruction of the Ozone Layer

______________________  1987  ______________________

1987 April – John Donnelly – Darwin and the Evolution of the Evolutionary Thought

______________________  1984  ______________________

1984 February – Tom Arendshorst – The Allocation of Health Care Resouces in the United States

______________________  1983  ______________________

1983 April – Bernard Arendshorst – Endangered Species – Preservation, or Extinction

______________________  1981  ______________________

1981 May – Robert Coughenour – In Search of a City

______________________  1980  ______________________

1980 October – John F Donnelly – The Role of the Chief Executive in Improving Productivity

______________________  1979  ______________________

1979 April – Bernard Arendshorst – Moon Power

______________________  1975  ______________________

1975 October – Bernard Arendshorst – The Crazy River

______________________  1972  ______________________

1972 October – Bernard Arendshorst – What Time Is It?

______________________  1969  ______________________

1969 October – Bernard Arendshorst – Eurodollars

______________________  1966  ______________________

1966 March – Bernard Arendshorst – Conservation Ethics

______________________  1965  ______________________

1965 October – Marvin Lindeman – What’s Happening to Holland

______________________  1962  ______________________

1962 October – William Arendshorst – Discount Houses – Fact or Exaggeration

______________________  1958  ______________________

1958 October – Bernard Arendshorst – Trading Stamps; Who’s the Winner

______________________  1954  ______________________

1954 December – Bernard Arendshorst – A Study of the Guaranteed Annual Wage

______________________  1951  ______________________

1951 September – Bernard Arendshorst -The Development of an Influential Instutition

______________________  1947  ______________________

1947 April – Bernard Arendshorst – An Introduction to Cotton Textiles