The Big Sweep – Occupy Wall Street Is Staying Put

Along with its famous landmarks, skyscrapers and large population, New York City had a reputation for decades as a dangerous and filthy city.  With much hard work over the years, the city has significantly decreased its crime levels and made itself look much more attractive.  Clearly, other matters are at the forefront of the city’s agenda but, as much cleanliness matters, using it as an excuse to bring in police to suppress a protest and evict protestors is a rather transparent move. [Read more]

The Will of the People

Do The Right Thing‘ isn’t just the name of an old Spike Lee movie; it’s a strong sentiment and a wish directed from the American people toward their elected officials.Recent polls strongly suggest that the majority of Americans believe slicing ‘entitlements’ (i.e., Social Security and Medicaid) that form the basis of financial support for many citizens is a wrong move towards getting America’s budget deficit under control.  … [Read more]