Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Skill Building Act of 2012

Today I’m going to propose a jobs program for teenagers and lesser skilled adult workers.  This job program will not involve any government spending.  It will reduce paperwork for businesses and create millions of jobs for younger and less skilled … Continue reading

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Presidents and Jobs

With unemployment still above 9% Barack Obama promises yet another of his famous stimulus programs in September.  Rick Perry from Texas claims he will be able to create jobs if elected President of the United States.  From Fox to MSNBC, … Continue reading

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Thoughts of a Cancer Caregiver

On July 30th, 2010, after several days of testing at The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN,  Deb, my wife of 38 years, was diagnosed with metastatic leiomyosarcoma.  She and our family have been sustained by the prayers of thousands of … Continue reading

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Too little, too late, too many promises…..

Last week I promised to assess the final legislation to deal with the “debt ceiling” crisis.  The bill, knows as the Budget Control Act of 2011, is a joke.  It allows the country to borrow another $2 trillion right away … Continue reading

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