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Minimum Wage Hikes Banned in Oklahoma Cities

Supporters of the bill highlight the typically impermanent, entry-level nature of minimum wage jobs and noted that a wage hike would eliminate many of these jobs while harming businesses. 40 more words


Veterans Blast NY Times Op-Ed That Stereotypes Them as Potential Domestic Terrorists

An unsigned Wednesday article in the Military Times spotlighted how veteran groups have rebuked the New York Times for an opinion piece that played up the recent shootings at two Jewish community centers as apparent proof that white veterans are susceptible to joining hate groups. 38 more words


At the Movies with Anna & Stephanie

My big sister was born on a Wednesday; the kind of Wednesday that meant she’d be full of woe the rest of her life. We had that poem on a square biscuit tin and we’d always pay Anna out about it, ourselves being fair of face, workin’ hard for a livin’, bonny, blithe, good and gay and all that jazz. 524 more words

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Fed Chair Janet Yellen to Follow Reagan's 'Taylor Rule'

Yellen made it clear she is was focused on moving Federal Reserve (Fed) policy back to the “Taylor Rule” that was first implemented during President Reagan Administration and for the next 30 years resulted in a period of low inflation and high economic growth. 30 more words


Facing Heat On Immigration, Cantor Takes Aggressive Posture With Obama

“I told the President the same thing I told him the last time we spoke,” Cantor said in a statement. “House Republicans do not support Senate Democrats’ immigration bill and amnesty efforts, and it will not be considered in the House. 37 more words


How Obama's Clumsy Judicial Imperialism is Making Things Worse in Ukraine

This week I flew to Vienna, Austria, to find out in a world exclusive interview with Ukraine’s Dmitry Firtash, the billionaire industrialist, philanthropist, and political fixer who is striving desperately to help his country forge an independent future free from the bullying of Russia and the meddling of the West in next month’s scheduled elections. 24 more words


Quiet - The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking: Am I an Introvert?

My physiotherapist – an introvert – recommended this book to me. I see her twice a week (mostly) and I love her, so I took on reading non-fiction (gross) so that I could tell her about what I thought in one of our many sessions attempting to fix my feet. 643 more words

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