Dec 11, 2011, 2:19 PM
As I sit here in the early AM pondering our economy, our policies and accepted ethics as a society, I wonder why it is we do not protect the main resource of our economy? We do everything we can to protect and serve the providers of goods and services. We make laws and compensations to encourage them to grow here in the US and per trickle down economics expect our quality of life to grow year over year, generation over generation.
Oct 28, 2011, 3:19 PM
Among the issues running rampant in the street these days, I constantly hear about how we need to bolster our oil production. How we need to frack for more energy resources. I guess what I don't understand is, "why?". There is no oil shortage or production issue I can see here. There is more a shortage of action due to excessive greed. Let me explain before you write this off as a conspiracy piece.
Mar 24, 2011, 2:41 PM
I read an article over the weekend, cited below, that showed how the gains in American productivity over the last 20 years compared to compensation. Ever feel like you are not being compensated for the amount you produce? According to this article you are absolutely correct. Over the 20 year period cited, 1989 to 2009, the productivity of the American worker has risen 80%. While total compensation in the private sector for college grads has risen 17.9% and 20.5% in the public sector.
Mar 9, 2011, 3:57 PM
I can already hear everyone shouting at me on this, "Are you crazy!? Ten dollars-a-gallon? And you think that is a good thing? Have you gone mad, sir?". Believe me. I can understand how one might think I am being naive for stating such a thing, but hear me out for a minute and if you still think I am "crazy" ... then I will apologize, and admit wasting your time! But before you write me off, take a look at this article by Shirley Skeel from MSN from May of 2008:
Feb 26, 2011, 3:48 AM
The City of North Las Vegas is launching a new campaign to attract business to the area. With a growth rate of 80+% over the last 10 years there is a definite consumer base. You can check the city's site via the image above. They make some compelling points. Land available for development, inexpensive office and retail space and the support of the local municipality.
Feb 25, 2011, 2:56 PM
With crude oil projected to break $200 a barrel, will Telecommuting become the new Golden Benefit?