10 Little Known Facts about the Government Shutdown

10 Little Known Facts about the Government Shutdown

The government shutdown had us all in a tizzy, worried to distraction that nobody would be around to receive our 2013 estimated tax payments. With the crisis averted, we can all now breathe again and digest 10 little known, amazing facts about this most recent government interruption: 1. Government worker productivity during the shutdown increasedContinue Reading

Five Scary Facts about College Degrees

Five Scary Facts about College Degrees

Remember the days when getting a college degree was almost a guarantee you could get a job in your chosen major? These days? Not so much. Here is what The Center for College Affordability found: • Nearly half of employed college graduates in the U.S. hold down jobs that don’t require a 4-year degree. There areContinue Reading

10 Great Quotes about Government Ineptitude

10 Great Quotes about Government Ineptitude

If you’re a Republican, you probably think President Obama is at fault for our government shutdown. If you’re a Democrat, you probably blame the Republicans in Congress. Blah, blah, blah…I think we can all agree that our government as a whole is sort of—a joke. So let’s take a deep breath and try to seeContinue Reading

Helmet-to-Helmet “Tackling” Must Be Stopped – Now

Helmet-to-Helmet “Tackling” Must Be Stopped – Now

For the life of me, I just don’t understand why tackling with one’s head has become so prevalent in the NFL. It’s insane. Think about it. When we were dumb enough to play tackle football as kids in the playground (without equipment), did we ever think to ram our head into the ball carrier toContinue Reading

On This Labor Day: Contradictory Economic Headlines Run Amok

On This Labor Day: Contradictory Economic Headlines Run Amok

It’s Labor Day—when we honor the American worker. Over the last few years, things have generally not been good for this group economically speaking. Are things improving? Well, it depends on what day you read the headlines. Below are 10 different Reuters headlines within the 14 day period from August 16-August 30. If you canContinue Reading