Workers are being forced to choose between their health and a paycheck they need to survive.
Gary Varvel’s attempt to reconcile his Christian faith with a vote for Trump fails to convince me. It is like claiming that you are a vegetarian, but you eat cheeseburgers every day. The two are not reconcilable.
The March 20 Economic Analysis column [Action by Fed can have unintended consequences], which states in part that “low rates (by the Federal Reserve) encourage banks to be generous in lending …” appears to extoll the virtues of low interest rates as imposed by the Federal Reserve for the better part of the last 12 years.
There is simply no reason to have a deficit when the economy is doing so well if the administration would simply tax the rich so that all are paying their fair share.
Raising the age to 21 must be complemented by an increase in the state’s tobacco tax, and more resources must be directed to underfunded tobacco prevention programs.