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A Hillbilly Writes a Book


J.D. Vance and I have a lot in common, even though his tribe comes from Kentucky and mine from Pennsylvania and Michigan. 650 more words

Pathetic wage rise granted to the working poor of NZ

Since the government announced this year’s rise in the minimum wage, a few weeks ago, an idea has been brewing. This morning (1 April 2017) I put pen to paper, well fingers to keyboard, and sent this as a letter to the editor’s column in Christchurch’s newspaper… 518 more words


We found gold!

Well I guess you all have heard by now that we received this sweet little piece of property from Community Savings Bank. It’s beautiful. There are four building and a home on the land. 824 more words

A Fifteen Dollar an Hour Federal Minimum Wage Is Not a Good Solution

There’s been much debate in recent years over raising the federal minimum wage to fifteen dollars an hour to benefit the working poor and to combat poverty. 716 more words


Welcome Hall Mission marks 125 years in the community

For 125 years, the Welcome Hall Mission has been helping the Montreal community.

The mission began as a soup kitchen for homeless men in 1892. 195 more words


Government Giving In to Banks

In the past, I have written about how the financially disadvantaged in our communities are the demographic that would probably benefit most if they were able to access financial advice services. 955 more words