Category Archives: Jobs

Imagine: America without the GOP

Legislative roadblocks, religious extremism, Tea Party bigotry, and favoritism to wealthy interests in the form of huge tax cuts and deregulation for chemical polluters of our air and water. All this along

Obama’s Go-It-Alone Approach Steps over Republican Barricades

There is one good reason Republican lawmakers in Congress do not like it when President Obama uses his executive authority to get things done: It ruins their effort to make him a

President Obama’s Begins 2014 State of the Union Speech with “Today in America…”

President Obama’s State of the Union speech had a special relevance to me also, as it did several people he mentioned. Today in America, I went to have my first wellness, or

Income Inequality: Conservatives Find Blame, Not Solutions

Jonas Goldberg, a conservative columnist, wrote an article in USA Today called “Define Income inequality” about a 12-year-old girl, Dasani Coates whom recently was living in a homeless shelter with her parents.

Stock Market Soars, but Jobs and Wages Do Not

Trickle-down Economics do not seem to trickle down. Instead, the economy seems to flow upward; as ordinary people lose their jobs and their income stagnates, those at the top keep making larger

Obama’s Speech on the Economy

 Here is Obama’s speech for July 24, 2013, concerning the economy, in its entirety, courtesy of The Atlantic Wire: Eight years ago, I came here to deliver the commencement address for the

Stock Market Soars While Workers Struggle

The Stock Market has had record-breaking profits for Corporate America and businesses are doing just fine. Unfortunately, they are keeping it to themselves and not sharing it with their workers. Workers’ wages

Obama’s State of the Union: Big Dreams, Little Hope, But Great Legacy

I for one hope President Barack Obama will see fruition to everything he asks for in his first State of the Union address of his second term. Many of the things he

Obama’s Second Presidential Inauguration: Here is Hoping for Greatness

President Barack Obama has finally crossed the last threshold into his second term as president. His speechwriter deserves great praise for a speech I believe will be historical in its full context.

Obama Economy Working: Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.8 Percent

Patience; this is what I have been recommending all along. The economy has been improving for a while now, the stock market has recovered and making money, and now Americans are going