If you ever wonder what’s fueling America’s staggering inequality, ponder Facebook’s acquisition of the mobile messaging company WhatsApp.
The state of California is about to become the first in the nation to set a $10 an hour minimum wage, which could help alleviate the financial woes of some 1.5 million low-wage workers there.
What is it about the word jobs that our nation's leaders fail to understand? How has the most painful economic crisis in decades somehow escaped their notice? Why do they ignore the issues that Americans care most desperately about?
As President Barack Obama, speaking last week in Buffalo, N.Y., was assuring the country that “our economy is growing again,” the usual large number of unemployed lined up at a community aid center in Los Angeles for food, clothing, advice and help finding a job.As President Barack Obama was assuring the country that “our economy is growing again,” the usual large number of unemployed lined up at a community aid center in Los Angeles for food, clothing, advice and help finding a job.
Much like the biblical Job, the actor and official member of "the famous Baldwin brothers Hollywood clan" believes in God and has endured hardships Now, although this particular Baldwin apparently hasn't suffered from a plague of boils (continued) .
Bill O'Reilly -- or rather, a couple of his employees -- took the opportunity to descend upon Rosie O'Donnell at her recent book signing in Huntington, N.Y., and corner her about her supposed belief (which she says O'Reilly incorrectly characterized) that 9/11 was an inside job.