By Dr. James L. Snyder My schedule recently called for me to do some travel involving airplanes. I am not a fan of airplanes, but airports are something else altogether. They seem to be like a mall. Whatever you want, you can find it in an airport. The bigger the airport, the more you can [...]
The White House and union leaders are using Labor Day reinvigorate efforts to raise the minimum wage. Legislation to increase the federal pay floor from $7.25 an hour stalled in Congress this spring, but Democrats hope the issue will resonate with voters in November, especially in states with closely contested Senate races. “Raising the minimum [...]
By Terri Schlichenmeyer These days, antacids are your most-efficient office assistant. Aspirin is your co-worker. Sodium bicarbonate, your best friend. And stress? It’s your roommate and constant companion. Maybe it’s the up-and-down of the economy that’s made you feel this way. Maybe it’s the uncertainty that accompanies today’s workplace or perhaps it’s a combination of all [...]
Labor Day statement from Tarrant County Democrats: “The right to earn a decent living is something that all Americans should be guaranteed the right to, and the ability to do that is exactly what has and continues to make our country great. Hardworking Americans are the reason that The United States is the largest [...]
Celebrities including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence were the target of what appears to be one of the biggest celebrity hackings. Dozens of private, nude photographs were said to be accessed from phones and leaked online, reports CBS News correspondent Anthony Mason. The pictures were allegedly taken from a cloud-based Internet data storage system. Posts on the [...]
RadarOnline reports Snipes was served with legal papers while walking the red carpet for the premiere of his latest film, “The Expendables 3.” As he left the screening of the movie to go to the after-party, the entertainer was handed the summons, which orders him to appear for a debtor’s examination. Read more here.
By Heather Gray (On Counterpunch) Note: Years ago, Alex Cockburn tried to encourage me to write a book about The Coca-Cola Company. I haven’t done this as yet. But he would be pleased, however, about me mentioning the recent victory reported by the India Resource Center regarding “Coca-Cola Expansion Plans Rejected” in India (http://www.indiaresource.org/news/2014/1025.html). This [...]
DALLAS – If being conservative is defined as carefully monitoring and making best use of one’s resources then, I can be called a fiscal conservative. But what state leadership and the majority party have done with Texas’ system of school finance over the last 20 years has nothing to do with being fiscally conservative. Rather, [...]