I try my best not to watch the news, not to get caught up in the non-sense of the day - and believe me, it is all non-sense. The news is simply meant to make you feel scared, depressed, and helpless; to cause contention; and to sell your depression for a price.
I made the observation the other day to a group discussing the challenges our youth face in this day and age. I mentioned that I believe that the biggest danger is rhetoric. In fact, I believe it is a war and one that we are not equipping our children to win, let alone ourselves.
Seems like every time I turn on the TV, the radio, read a newspaper or go online I am being told that I hate you.
Minimum wage is a subject meant to stir emotions by politicians who are seeking re-election. Nothing is gained by minimum wage other than the exploitation of the poor. Yet, to listen to our elected officials, you would think the opposite is true.