She was lost in Juarez. A stranger. She had come from El Salvador with her cousin, Hector, in a crowded bus. The trip had cost them most of the money they had. And now Hector was gone. He had went out to drink like he had on several occasions since their arrival in Juarez several days ago, but this time he didn’t return. Amelia had | Read More »
So which are you?
The way I see it the current presidential administration divides the people in this country into one of two camps: 1) those dependent on the government 2) the rich that need to pay more taxes So which are you?
Blood, Sweat, and Tears
Americans these days are like the young adult children living with their parents. Their parents are from the Great Generation. They learned the value of hard work and common sense spending. They scrimped and saved, fought two world wars, worked long hours and multiple jobs just to get by. After decades of doing this America became very strong and wealthy. Life became easier and the | Read More »
Now is the Perfect Time to Dump the Minimum Wage
In light of the recent presidential election and our current economic crisis now is the perfect time to eliminate the minimum wage. Electing an African-American in Barack Obama has shown that the United States has made great strides in overcoming our racist past. The minimum wage laws were instituted by early Progressives to keep Blacks from finding work. The very notion that minimum wage | Read More »
Rush Limbaugh and the True Story of Thanksgiving
From the diaries by Erick. If you go out and do a Google search on “true story of thanksgiving” you will be inundated with articles of how the pilgrims made war and spread disease to the Indians. Well, that is true to history, but it has nothing to do with Thanksgiving. It occured in the years following the great gathering and we shouldn’t let it | Read More »
Ten of the Dumbess Politicians Ever
A couple weeks ago we elected a president who graduated the top of his law class at Harvard, Barack Obama. When President Clinton was running he was cheered as a brilliant Rhodes Scholar and Ivy League graduate. But what of those more dim-witted politicians that have made the national scene? I list ten of the more memorable politicos eligible for a ride on the proverbial | Read More »
Warren Buffet is sharing the wealth
Buffet has had a liberal streak to him, backing Obama and speaking out against inherited wealth, etc. Just as in the Great Depression when rich men were tapped to help out in ailing businesses, and in almost fond memory of such, Buffet has helped prop up Goldman Sachs and General Electric. Berkshire Hathaway also owns a good portion of American Express stock… and we have | Read More »