World internet needed, according to Facebook’s CEO – a right for all?

Many of today’s generation believe everything is an entitlement or a right! According to Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, everyone deserves to be connected to the internet as reported in the Associated Press article in the Rockford Register Star. He says since the Web is an essential part of life everyone deserves to be connected, whether they live in Norway, Nicaragua or Namibia. Excerpt: Of course, connecting more people to the Internet is the kind of philanthropy that would create more potential Facebook users, which would also help...

read more

Washington D.C. to Walmart – do as I say, not as I do!

Walmart last week pulled out of plans to build six stores and create 1800 much needed retail jobs in Washington D.C. after the city council passed a law that unless large retail stores paid a minimum wage 50% above the U.S. minimum wage, they wouldn’t be allowed to build their stores in the city. Non-union Walmart was the only store meeting the ordinance’s required stipulations. Go, Figure. It turns out according to the Patriot Post, that the hypocrites in Washington D.C. pay their workers less than what they asked Walmart to pay....

read more

Obama’s vow to transform America, alive and well with new appointees

A column written by David Limbaugh in The Patriot Post shows that Obama is going to impose his agenda to transform America as we know it, in spite of the scandals and criticisms of his administration. In December, Susan Rice withdrew her name from consideration for secretary of state because the confirmation process would have been too lengthy, disruptive and costly with her performance blaming a video for the Benghazi terrorist attack on the American consulate resulting in four American deaths. Excerpts: Now Obama is rewarding Rice for her...

read more

The U.S. unemployment rate remains a bogus statistic

According to Friday’s labor report in the Washington Post, the U.S. unemployment rate fell 0.1% to 7.6% in March, but it wasn’t due the number of jobs being created. The lower unemployment statistic was primarily due to another 496,000 workers who dropped out of the workforce, almost six times the number of jobs created (88,000), far below even the level needed to keep pace with population growth assuming the jobs created statistic is confirmed. Economists had anticipated 200,000 new jobs being created during this so-called...

read more

Minimum or living wage myths shouldn’t hold you back

The current wage debate goes something like this. People aren’t making a living wage or the minimum wage needs to be raised because no one can live on that amount of money, painting a picture that most of those who make minimum wage are single parent families, not teenagers on their first job gaining working experience. Very few Americans are actually working for the federal minimum wage—it’s just 2.9 percent of all workers in the United States. In other words, 97 percent of American workers make more than minimum wage. Excerpt: The...

read more