A Cut Above

My great-grandfather was an incredible man. He kept his family fed and clothed at the expense of hard physical labor and long hours—for menial pay. To the uninformed observer, he was simply another body in America’s vast sea of blue collar laborers. To those who knew him, he was an honorable, upstanding, hardworking man who…

Sequestration Nation: A New Round of Fiscal Terrorism

Well boys and girls, we’re at it again. We’re at yet another “white-knuckle” fiscal deadline not unlike the fiscal cliff crisis a few weeks ago; the debt ceiling crisis; the debt ceiling crisis AGAIN, and so it goes. “Sequestration,” as the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it, means “to place (property) in custody especially in sequestration” This word,…