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My view on MINIMUM WAGE (as published in the Florida Palm Beach Post - March 17, 2014)

Much is being said about the benefits of raising the minimum wage, with Democrat politicians and their minions claiming no downside. Not true.

The problem with the minimum wage debate is that both sides are right. 296 more words

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Can Education Close the Economy and Employment Gap in America in 2013-2014?

PITTSBURGH (Sept 5, 2014) – (Pittsburgh Cable News Channel)

“We all tell our young people the same thing: get a good education, study hard in school…but what good does that really do? 88 more words

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President John F. Kennedy: Video: CBS News With Walter Cronkite Interviewing President John F. Kennedy September 2, 1963


This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

Walter Cronkite interviewing President John F. Kennedy about civil rights with the famous March on Washington that happened just a few weeks before this interview was done. 161 more words

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President John F. Kennedy: Video: CBS News With Walter Cronkite Interviewing President John F. Kennedy September 2, 1963


This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger

Walter Cronkite interviewing President John F. Kennedy about civil rights with the famous March on Washington that happened just a few weeks before this interview was done. 161 more words

American Economy

Joseph E. Stiglitz: People Who Break the Rules Have Raked in Huge Profits, Sickening Our Politics

The following is taken from a transcript of Joseph Stiglitz’s remarks to the AFL-CIO convention in Los Angeles on September 8, 2013.

I’m an economist — I study how economies work and don’t work. 553 more words

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