A good friend and fellow businessman once told me, “Give me more customers and I’ll be forced to buy equipment and hire people to meet demand. Give me a tax break without more customers and I’ll just go to Aruba.”
After years of bloodshed and lies, it’s time to throw away the euphemisms and call people and events what they are in truth.
The continuing financial woes facing governments, institutions, families and individuals these days are causing us to reflect on whether the ways we have been doing things historically are indeed the best ways. The pressure to economize during tough financial times can often provide the impetus for outside-the-box thinking.
The New Republican Agenda is the old Republican agenda: Tax cuts for the rich, cutting Social Security & Medicare, putting your health in the hands of greedy insurance companies, strangling government’s ability to assure justice and equality, and starting another war for oil.
Imagine if one in four Americans were living with HIV. That’s roughly the percentage of adults in Botswana who are infected with the disease.
In June 2006, my mom was diagnosed with early stage two breast cancer. Avastin, a cutting-edge cancer medicine, saved her life. But in December, the FDA is expected to withdraw its approval of the drug.
Democrats discuss the way forward while Republicans want to turn back the clock. President Obama said when you drive, you put the car in ‘D’ if you want to move ahead and ‘R’ if you want to go backward.
In the coming weeks, millions of Americans will receive 2011 employee benefit open enrollment materials. Yes, it’s a pain to wade through all that information, but simply opting for your current coverage could prove to be a costly mistake.
Congress wrote the Medicare Part D law with the profits of insurance companies and drug manufacturers in mind, not with the interests of people at heart.
I’m writing this letter to you in reference to the Elizabeth Public Library. I am doing research for a book on African-American History. I visited the library on Friday, Sept. 24 and was told that there was no special section on African-American History.