Extending unemployment compensation – is the Senate finally ready to do the right thing? As you probably remember, before the July 4 recess, the Senate repeatedly voted down an extension, which Paul Krugman explained as the action of “a coalition of the heartless, the clueless and the confused.” Now, with one more Democrat seated, the Senate may vote to extend unemployment compensation, which would at least help some of the five or six or seven people looking for every open job in the country. Continue reading
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What were they thinking? A misguided U.S. Wireless billboard campaign folded after a few hours of intense Facebook-organized protests yesterday.
USI Wireless is a pimp. This is how they’re selling their wireless service in Minneapolis. Give them… a call at 952.253.3262 (Option 1) or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. When I called, they assured me that they did some test marketing and everybody loved it, but the 100,000 American girls sexually trafficked in the US with an initial recruitment age of 11-14 might not guffaw quite as loudly as the focus group did. By: Stacey Burns Continue reading