Category Archive: Politics

Sep 08

An argument for unions…

Next time you want to slam unions remember this: “A rising tide lifts all boats.” Even if your job is NOT union, remember that the business has to stay competitive with the union jobs in order to hire people. So a business has to offer a decent salary just to get people to sign on. …

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Aug 04

Dear Congress..

Dear Congress – I’m a small business owner. All of the tax cuts in the WORLD aren’t going to change the fact that until demand comes up I’m not in a position to hire someone, no matter how much I want to. If I hired someone today they would be sitting on their ass waiting …

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Feb 25

We interupt this experiment to bring you this special bulletin…

The government’s “Continuing Resolution” will be expiring a week from today.  As a government contractor, this directly affects me. They have two choices.  They can pass ANOTHER C.R. or they can actually pass a budget. I don’t post political statements here too often.  However I don’t know about you, but from where I stand this …

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Sep 30

I stop reading the news….

..for one day and the world blows up.  Yesterday, I walked into a bunker in Culpepper, VA and was more/less completely out of circulation for most of the day. I come out, get in the car, turn on the radio, and hear “…dow dropped over 750 points today as the House of Representives failed to …

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