With one in ten of us out of work, the job market should be an employer’s paradise. The biggest problem for the few businesses who announce an open position is sifting the deluge of resumes from desperately overqualified candidates. Why, then, when the masses of job hunters must include at least a few good writers, is the White House incapable of finding one?
Located fourteen miles southwest of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the city of New Berlin has appeared on national “best places to live” lists, a status attested to by the serene golf course scene depicted on the city’s website.
BuySeasons, Inc. is headquartered in New Berlin. Halloween is probably a very busy time of year for BuySeasons and its online costume store, Buycostumes.com.
We sure know how to pick a president. Our current selection has already had such a profound influence on world affairs that he has become one of only four U.S. presidents in history to merit a Nobel Peace Prize.* That was a productive first nine months.
President Obama was probably as surprised as the rest of us, and admitted as much in his acceptance speech, calling the prize “….
Friday morning was spent drying out my laptop after I slopped coffee across the keyboard while listening to comments from Illinois’ governor, Chicago’s mayor, and President Obama in support of Chicago’s Olympics bid. The wisdom of dumping this undertaking on a financially strapped city in a state that just months before had threatened an income tax hike and social service cuts during acrimonious budget negotiations was deluded, at best.