Former Texas Governor Ann Richards once said of former President George Bush: "Poor George, he can't help it. He was born with a silver foot in his mouth" If former Texas governors can roll over in their graves, it happened this past week as her daughter Cecile - President of Planned Parenthood - boasted both … Continue reading Planned Parenthood’s Cecile Richards, born with a silver spoon in her mouth, was given $590,000 from non-profit group in 2013
Seeking tighter controls over firearm purchases, the Obama administration is pushing to ban Social Security beneficiaries from owning guns if they lack the mental capacity to manage their own affairs, a move that could affect millions whose monthly disability payments are handled by others. The push is intended to bring the Social Security Administration in … Continue reading White House wants to disarm some seniors; afraid of a revolt? Or, are there even more cuts to Social Security in the works?
This is my proposed amendment to The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA; also referred to as the Wages and Hours Bill), a federal statute of the United States: In addition to the payment of overtime wages at 1.5 times the normal rate for workers, who exceed eight hours per day or 40 hours … Continue reading “Undertime” will solve many of our economic woes
The threshold to qualify for overtime pay, now $23,660, is expected to rise to $50,440 a year if new regulations are adopted by the Barack Obama administration. Until now, companies were allowed to call you a manager, pay you $26,000 and require you to work, say, 58 hours a week - no extra pay for … Continue reading Worker earns $12,320 more than “boss”, despite same hours. Let’s end employers’ abuse of “management” exemption.