Felons

Nick Russell on February 15th, 2011

There is a big ballyhoo going on in California about the fact that most employment applications include a box to be checked if the applicant has ever been convicted of a felony. The bleeding hearts say that this unfairly holds back felons who have paid their debt to society from gaining meaningful employment. They cry […]

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Nick Russell on February 1st, 2011

A few weeks ago, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed cutting the city’s workforce by 10,000 employees to help save $1.6 billion during the next 18 months, hoping that this would help offset at least part of a projected budget deficit of over $4.5 billion within the next two years. Bloomberg said that rising […]

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Nick Russell on March 2nd, 2010

News reports this week say that Iraq is reinstating some 20,000 officers who were part of Saddam Hussein’s army. Huh? Didn’t we just dismantle that army after first whipping them, throwing their murderous leader out of office, and then hanging him? I don’t get it. Weren’t they part of the evil regime that terrorized the […]

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