The 12th amendment was past in 1800 stating that each of the members of the electoral college was to place one vote for the presidential candidate. If there was a tie the congress was to choose a president from the top three candidates. Prior to this amendment being passed, the Vice president was the candidate […]
Encyclopedias were out dated when they came out -- but coal certainly is not.
To the Editor: I am writing this in response to the letter by Mr. Robert Wolf:“Coal is on the Way Out.” It’s evident he has no idea what’s he taking about when it comes to the coal industry. First he talked about the encyclopedias being on their way out, that was his only true statement, […]
We will create another class of workers who feel entitled to entrenchment.
To the Editor: The proposed increase of restaurant workers’ wages to $15 an hour will do nothing more than create a barrier to upward job mobility. Such employment should be nothing more than a stop on one’s job progression or career, or as most of these jobs are, part-time. Yet now we will create another […]
Republicans expect to win the midterm elections in 2014 and the White House in 2016, arguing that Barack Obama’s mess is so bad that they will not be able to fix things in two terms.
This is the conundrum of the quest for low priced consumer goods in the United States. We want cheap goods, without realizing the effect that it has on wages and jobs in the US economy.
Mrs. Obama sees to be more interested in buying $6,000 dresses and $1,500 tennis shoes to wear to a homeless shelter and go on buying sprees with her daughters to Paris.
The one thing that can make hiring happen is customers. It is market demand, not big business, that creates employment. Business only fills out the forms and decides whether a paycheck will go to a worker in the United States or to one in Guam. Business creates jobs like a windmill creates wind.
The time is long overdue for sanity to come back to both parties and for a spirit of deep collaboration to take precedence over ideology. Staunch ideologues have never helped the person on the street. Instead, they have caused immeasurable harm and suffering throughout human history.
If you voted for the current government don’t become a Souper, someone who changes just to get a handout. You won’t be better off. Work with your current affiliation for change.
Arianna Huffington is charged with the task to report the news not sensationalize the news that is reported by reputable sources. She should take the challenge!