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Cost of Living Keeps Increasing - When Will the Federal Minimum Wage Go Up?

There has been a lot of debate lately about the federal minimum wage. Most people agree it should be raised, but how much? Yesterday marked the 5th anniversary of the federal minimum wage being raised at $7.25 per hour. 146 more words


The week in politics

Juliette Gerstein looks at the stories that have dominated the agenda this week

The media this week has been dominated by the impact of the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, and EU negotiations over sanctions on Russia, who are suspected to have provided the weapons to the Ukrainian separatists believed to be responsible. 442 more words

Assuming the Blames

Scapegoating here… Assuming the blames, because I’m an easy target, the weakest link, and, everybody picks on me, blamed me for their misfortunes, and when things don’t go their ways, I’m the one who takes the fall. 221 more words


Reflected, in the Mirror of Your Humanity

Reflected, in the mirror of your humanity, uh, are you F***ING (maxed out, remember???) SHITTING me?

Reflected, in the mirror of your humanity, is this monster, who had devoured everything in ITS path, and, as the monster looks back, it is now, filled with the regrets of what it’d done. 270 more words


The Facade, Brought on by the Glass Slippers

Uh-oh, we have, YET, ANOTHER one!!!  And, how long’s this one been in a C-O-M-A again?  Oh wait, WRONG story, my B-A-D!!!

The façade, brought on by the… 352 more words

Cost Of Living

Are Australian politicians overpaid?

A nice pithy comment, I thought, in the way that a 140 character limit encourages. I didn’t expect it to be too controversial, especially given the low standing of our politicians at the moment. 751 more words

San Francisco Here I Am!

Sittin’ here resting my bones

and this loneliness won’t leave me alone, yeah, 

two thousand miles I roam

just to make this dock my home… 399 more words