Back at the time before I went to USA, I thought everything in USA was all perfect. Good transportation facilities, high public awareness, the good and open governance has been practically working, and other aspects that bolster up this country to be the superpower country in the world. News feed spreads like a disease and … Continue reading Nothing is perfect!
In my entire life, I never heard someone said consciously that He/She loves paying taxes. Study reports that every country has a complex tax system and there is always some people that have contradictory opinions with the taxes regulations in their country. The public doesn't feel like their money is being used properly by the … Continue reading “We should pay more taxes “
It was a rainy day when the head of the youth center department said to me, "are you ready to go to our jail?". All of sudden, I felt so creepy remembering all the bad people I saw in movies and the fact that U.S is the world's highest incarceration rate. In our way to … Continue reading Because everyone is precious
One of my duties in Statistics of NTT Province (Indonesia) is to manage our official website. I update the content of our website regularly depends on what kind of information that public need. So while I’m in Jackson County, I did a comparative study between the official website of Jackson County and my worksite in … Continue reading Good governance: Information Contacts!
As a statistician from a country with a very centralized statistics system it is difficult at first to understand such a decentralized system. I have only just arrived so clearly my attitude will mature over the next month but it appears that most county level statistics are for county consumption to assist administration in the county … Continue reading Jackson County, Mi at First Glance.
Since I got the email that I passed the interview process of YSEALI PFP by ICMA last June, I’ve been too much excited yet maintain myself to be calm and be quiet as possible. I remember vividly how bad my interview was, that’s why the idea of me got this scholarship still a mystery for … Continue reading A litte story behind the scene