The new Consumer Protection Financial Bureau is Hiring – Pass this along
Maybe someone can explain to me why I’m working in the private sector, worrying about retirement, healthcare costs, etc. when the new bureau created by Dodd-Frank is willing to pay up to $102,900/year for an Invitations Coordinator. And if she/he is really qualified, they can get up to 5 weeks vacation, including sick leave. What a deal. We only have one more day to | Read More »
Cordray, NLRB Appts. = Obama’s Salvo #1 in the 2012 Campaign
So there’s an end run around the Senate by Obama for the “recess” appointments of Cordray and three NLRB members. According to a piece in the LA Times, Reid gave Obama his blessing, so don’t expect any, or if there’s hope, some Democratic Senators to join Republicans in voicing disapproval. The Cordray appointment was made in the Summer of 2011, when Elizabeth Warren went down in | Read More »
Iowa Giveth Lessons. Candidates, are You Learning?
Last night I watched the Caucus results flow in, and caught all the candidates’ addresses to their supporters. Listening to their speeches and reactions, I was more fascinated with the messages and lessons that the Caucus voters were sending to the candidates and to us. For what it’s worth, here’s my take: First, Rick Santorum: By far, he had the best night. Was his | Read More »