$15 minimum wage disaster

By:  Diane Benjamin Democrats have lost their minds: High school kids will never have a job again.  Businesses aren’t going to pay $15 an hour to a kid who has never worked before.   They have to be trained to show up on time and actually work the entire time they are clocked in for.  They […]

Good news for Thanksgiving

We live in a great country where everyday acts of kindness largely go unreported.  I hope these stories prove Americans are still the most generous and caring people on earth. Good Samaritan returns wallet left on Frontier flight, adds money to it just because http://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/us-world-news/good-samaritan-returns-wallet-left-on-frontier-flight-adds-money-to-it-just-because Soldier Says A Stranger’s Christmas Card Got Him Through Vietnam. […]

Nice Pantagraph

By:  Diane Benjamin Today the paper has a cool graph showing City of Bloomington budgets for the last 10 years.  I recapped the same info here:     https://blnnews.com/2018/03/08/bloomington-budget-workshop-saturday/ See the Pantagraph graph here – bottom of the story: http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/government-and-politics/council-eyes-business-fees-overdue-parking-fines-to-balance-budget/article_b1dd3a23-7b7c-50aa-8f9e-30046a7375a9.html#tracking-source=home-top-story-1 Instead of pretending spending is up over 10 years, they should have marked on the graph […]

Beware: It’s Our Moment in Time

by: Norm Lenhart Everyone, I know we all have opinions on this and mine is no more special than your own. But I ask you all to think seriously on the following and the deeper implications of it: From the dawn of recorded history, the story of mankind, in all it’s aspects, is a series […]

Dear Mr. President

From: Maggie Raffel To: president@whitehouse.gov Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 1:47 PM Subject: From a Concerned Business Woman in Ohio Mr. President,   I’ve read your speech about business creation and I’ve listened to it and I’ve looked at it in every context you could ask me to look at it in, except the rose-colored […]