My Father-In-Law Says We Should Not Bail Out Detroit. I Think I'll Send Him This.
Jan12

My Father-In-Law Says We Should Not Bail Out Detroit. I Think I'll Send Him This.

We all need to really be paying attention to what’s happening in Detroit, because if they can pull this kind of thing there, every city in the nation is in jeopardy. The Story Of Detroit’s Bankruptcy And Why It Matters So it all began in July when Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and his politically appointed emergency financial manager decided to push the City of Detroit into municipal bankruptcy. It’s the largest...

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I Once Had A Boss That Told Us, 'If You Get Fired, You're Firing Yourself'
Jan01

I Once Had A Boss That Told Us, 'If You Get Fired, You're Firing Yourself'

My response? “Can I give myself a raise, then?” Something tells me that particular boss was about as clueless as the main guy in this clip from Australia. Notes for non-Aussies: At 0:55, “superannuation” means retirement funds, 401(k), etc. At 1:22, the “award system” is basically the same as our Fair Labor Standards Act, setting minimum wage, max hours worked per week, etc. Read more:...

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They Were The Last Ones To March With MLK. See What They're Up To Now.
Dec30

They Were The Last Ones To March With MLK. See What They're Up To Now.

Some of the same sanitation workers that Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. died fighting for in 1968 are trying to get a small pension from the city of Memphis; they currently survive on just Social Security upon retirement. I stand with them. How about you? Read more:...

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