Tag Archives: unemployment

Let There Be Jobs

I found a link on Twitter to this article, which raises some points I’ve thought about before, and also some others I hadn’t really. I’ve considered before the possibility that there just aren’t enough jobs to go around in the … Continue reading

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Minimum Rage

Here’s something I found on Facebook today (and no, the person who posted did not agree with the Wall Street Journal guy). His argument was basically that the minimum wage should be low because it teaches people that they don’t … Continue reading

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Let the World Work

Here’s something I came across on Tumblr: Yeah, because we citizens really want those jobs picking lettuce, right? But here’s the thing. Even if undocumented immigrants ARE competing for the same jobs, why aren’t they just as entitled to them? … Continue reading

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Run Romney Run

So, Mitt Romney apparently has a plan to put the country back to work, despite being known for gutting companies and firing people. Why do I have the feeling that it involves deregulation and letting corporations do whatever they want, … Continue reading

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Poverty to the People

I came across this quote from Margaret Thatcher on Tumblr today, and I have to it sounds like the Iron Lady (called such because that was her favorite token in Monopoly) has it backwards. Isn’t socialism, which at its heart … Continue reading

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Debt Culture

One thing I’m always hearing is that credit cards are what got our society into the sorry state it’s in now. I guess that’s partially true. I mean, I’ve seen people go overboard with spending money they don’t have on … Continue reading

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