Expelled From College – the Electoral College

Why We Vote; [Note: This essay is one in a continuing series by ICCFA executive director Bob Fells focusing on various issues in our federal government. Although the subjects are political in nature, the approach is bipartisan in outlook, at least so far as that is...

Funeral Consumer Alliance Takes a Survey

I admit it, I’m jealous. The Funeral Consumer Alliance (FCA), the funeral profession’s staunchest critic, joined with the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) to take a survey of funeral home prices in ten U.S. metropolitan areas. No, that’s not why I’m jealous. I am...

A “Happy” Death, a “Happy” Funeral

A “Happy” Death, a “Happy” Funeral; I don’t know if there can be such a thing as a happy death or, for that matter, a happy funeral. It sounds like a contradiction in terms but if there are such things, then my Uncle Ernie surely had them when he passed away on...

The View from Mars – The Presidential Race So Far

Why We Vote; [Note: This essay is one in a continuing series by ICCFA executive director Bob Fells focusing on various issues in our federal government. Although the subjects are political in nature, the approach is bipartisan in outlook, at least so far as that is...

Hot Alaska

Why We Vote; [Note: This essay is one in a continuing series by ICCFA executive director Bob Fells focusing on various issues in our federal government. Although the subjects are political in nature, the approach is bipartisan in outlook, at least so far as that is...