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The Biggest Obstacle To Creating Jobs Is Uncertainty

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 14 million Americans are unemployed as of September.  Another 10 million Americans are working part-time but desire full-time employment or have given up looking for a job.  All to...
by Rod Blum


Snow Or Heat Might Not Keep the United States Postal Service From Delivering Mail, But Financial Problems May

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.  Well, snow or heat may not keep the United States Postal Service (USPS) from delivering mail, but fin...
by Rod Blum


Don’t Put Faith Into The Government – Have Faith In Yourself

In the America I grew up in, most people I knew considered themselves to be part of the middle class.  My father was a laborer at Dubuque Packing Company and my mother cleaned other people’s houses.  Although I didn’t und...
by Rod Blum