Posts Tagged ‘ Edwin Rubenstein ’

Jobless in America

Jobless in America

One of the inescapable facts of our economic recovery is that millions of individuals continue to struggle to obtain gainful employment of any sort. A recent study by the John J. Heldrich Center for Workplace Development at Rutgers University confirms what most of us already knew. Namely, that those who have been unemployed for...
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The Daily Rattle-November 3, 2013

The Daily Rattle-November 3, 2013

Although the deaths of migrants from North Africa and the Middle East upon the doorstep of Europe has occupied the attention of news media over the past few weeks, the difficulties endured by nations which serve as buffers between the third world and the West are often overlooked. One of the countries taxed by...
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NY ICE Standing Up For American Workers

NY ICE Standing Up For American Workers

    The breadth of support enjoyed by BALA in its March for Jobs and equitable treatment of American workers can be seen in the lengths to which so many patriotic citizens traveled in order to attend this rally. From South Central  Los Angeles to the tip of New England, angry Americans of divergent...
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The Daily Rattle-June 28, 2013 (Amnesty Roundup)

The Daily Rattle-June 28, 2013 (Amnesty Roundup)

-As we predicted, the Senate passed the Gang of Eight amnesty yesterday, setting the stage for the final battle in the House of Representatives, which is ostensibly controlled by Republicans. You can view the roll call vote, which will serve as a handy reminder of which cringing Republicans need to be removed from office...
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Achieving The Dream

Achieving The Dream

Martin Luther King Jr. is perhaps the most iconic symbol of this country’s struggle for civil rights during the latter half of the 20th century. He also symbolized the aspirations-social, economic, and spiritual-of black Americans. That’s why the official commemoration of his birth-marked by a federal holiday yesterday-is the perfect occasion to examine the...
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Labor Pains

Labor Pains

With the resignation of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, it’s instructive to take a brief look over the Obama administration’s  labor policy priorities these past four years. Although the prime objectives of organized labor, such as the enactment of card check legislation, never saw the light of day during President Obama’s first term, labor unions...
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Replaceable Americans

With the release of yet another deceptively glowing government report on the number of people filing jobless claims, it’s perhaps a good time to look at the true state of our economy. Which-excepting favored political demographics-is grim indeed, even according to the vaunted Bureau of Labor Statistics. And, as we’ve noted many times in...
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Stapling A Pink Slip To Every American’s Birth Certificate

Stapling A Pink Slip To Every American’s Birth Certificate

The Republican Party platform-which, those of you with some time on your hands, can view here-is, like most collectively assembled group mission statements, an unwieldy document. However, the stance its drafters have taken on immigration should be noted, if for no other reason than to acknowledge how the GOP’s most influential power-brokers view one...
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Practicing Criminals

For those of you who haven’t been following the recent attempts by illegal aliens living in the United States to obtain law licenses-an initiative endorsed by the California Bar-the Fox News debate between Ira Mehlman and a typical  representative from the bottom-feeding class will be illuminating. For those of you who are already aware...
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The Case Against Legal Immigration

The Case Against Legal Immigration

The issue of immigration-or even the mention of immigration enforcement-has been wholly neglected by the presumptive nominees of this country’s two major political parties. Even as prominent politicians find new ways in which to exploit ethnic divisions for the sake of political expediency, the perverse incentives of America’s federal immigration policies remain unaddressed. While...
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