THE ESTATE TAX IS VITAL TO AMERICAN REPUBLICANISM

Thwarting the supremacy of a finite patrician class is, in a sense, the most American pursuit. Dictionary.com defines “republic” variously as “a state in which the head of government is not a monarch or other hereditary head of state” or “a state in which the supreme power rests in the body of citizens.” The word owes its origin to the […]

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RETAILERS INCREASE WAGES FOR EMPLOYEES

The first week of July, Burlington Coat Factory, TJ Maxx inc, Ross, Wal-Mart are retailers that have increased their employees wages from $7.25 to $9 an hour. Wal-Mart will increase employees wages increments through training, investing in education and workers programs. Since 2013 President Obama and low-wage employees have been fighting to raise the minimum wage and Congress has done […]

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OREGON PASSES PAID SICK LEAVE

Not only is Oregon doing automatic voter registration, which every state should do, not their Senate has passed a paid sick leave bills for families. If successful, Oregon will be joining, California, Massachusetts and Connecticut that give their employees paid sick leave. This is a great thing, too often families worry about losing money because they have to take a […]

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