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Foreign Policy

Published April 24, 2014 by herb7734

Our foreign policy is a mess. I doubt if anyone could do a worse job of it even if they tried. Our so-called leaders should be espousing a policy that explicitly and proudly dedicates itself to the defense of America’s right of national self interest, stopping foreign aid except to our true allies who are free nations, and all forms of self-immolation.

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So — What Else Is New?

Published April 18, 2014 by herb7734

FROM THE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS NEWS

A flyer has been circulating in the eastern Ukrainian town of Donetsk. So far, the identity of the publisher is in doubt. The town has a strong Russian population, and Putin’s masked thugs can be found in the streets. The flyer calls on all Jews age 16 and older to register with the separatists, list all the real estate and vehicles that they own, and pay a special tax, or face deportation, loss of citizenship, and confiscation of their property. remind you of anything from the 30s?

So — What else is new?

The “War” On Women

Published April 10, 2014 by herb7734

The Obama regime says that women make only 77% of what men make for the same or similar jobs. A recent Labor Dept. Study reveals that this is also true for the staff at the White House. Currently, a bill called The Paycheck Fairness Act is wending its way through congress. It is supposed to equalize paychecks between women, but it may very well make the situation worse for them. I will do so by not allowing the flexibility for working at home and other issues. Also, it will cause a whole nightmare of new forms and regulations. That alone will discourage the hiring of women for any jobs that are also held by men.

The Labor Department study goes on to say that the 23% gap cannot be helped by simplistic accounting. The disparity arises out of individual preferences such as the amount of time spent at work, and occupational choice. ‘Raw wage gaps should not be used for corrective action” because it is the result of individual choices.