Sunday, June 24, 2012

A very good question.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

Top 10 labor union woes

Top 10 labor union woes

An annual Gallup showed that unions are close to the bottom on the list of which institutions Americans have confidence in, even trailing the banking industry. Some 42 percent want unions to have less power compared to only 25 percent that want them to have more. And with government workers compiling more than half of the union members nationwide, that number is likely to grow as taxpayers want to know why public servants get such a sweetheart deal.
Simple solution, stop letting unions contribute to candidates for office that will have any say in the union contract. Problem solved.



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Interesting Thoughts

From the The Legal Spaceman on recent developments

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Another consequence of Helicopter parents

Maybe. But the real problem is that by the time moat kids graduate from college with a big student loan debt, most kids have no basic job skills such being on time, taking direction, or understamdimg an employers mission. 

New Teen Workforce Study Should Be a Shocking Wake-Up Call to Employers

Friday, June 15, 2012

what About Harry Reid?

Social Scientists: Anti-Mormonism Rising among Liberals | Via Meadia

Reid is Mormon, but you don't hear criticisms like this against him.

It is all politics.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Shocking!

CORRECTED-U.S. foreclosures up for 1st time in 27 months

Last year mortgage foreclosures were essentially halted as lenders re-configured their processes to actually, you know, comply with the law.  Now that lenders have consulted lawyers and gotten things in order, foreclosures are going to start.  However the reprieve did nothing for borrowers who had too much house and not enough income to cover that fat ARM. 

It would been a smart time to refinance, but doing that often requires an ability to pay for it and with so many people under employed and/unemployed, a refinance is hard to accomplish.

The fact of the matter is, this is a market correction that has to happen.  As painful as that is for me personally to say.