Terence P. Jeffrey is editor-in-chief of the conservative US Internet news service CNSNews.com, a position he assumed in September 2007. He became Editor of Human Events, a national conservative weekly in the United States, in 1996.
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The regular weekly rendezvous took place at Union Station on Capitol Hill, just a short walk from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's office in the Hart Building.
But it happened on Sunday, when the Senate was out.
"El Comandante," as he was called, would drive up in his black Hyundai Santa Fe. A young woman would get in, and they would drive away.
Another workweek would begin for a prostitute in the suburbs of
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The workers who assemble Apple iPhones make a starting wage of $3.15 per hour in the People's Republic of China, according to The New York Times.
"Apple has said the starting pay for workers at the world's biggest iPhone factory, in Zhengzhou, China, is about $3.15 an hour," The Times reported in a story published two weeks ago.
That $3.15 per hour is less than half the U.S. minimum wage of $7.25 per
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Which class of full-time, year-round American workers has the highest median earnings? Is it the class that works for private-sector employers? Is it the class that works for the government? Or is it the entrepreneurial class, those of whom employ themselves?
According to the Census Bureau Personal Income Table 07 (PINC-07), the competition isn't close. When it comes to making money in the modern United States of America, government workers win.
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Elizabeth Warren told a story at the She the People Presidential Forum last week, illustrating the tough life she lived before growing up to become a Harvard Law professor and then a senator.
"My daddy has a heart attack. Everybody thinks he is going to die," she said. "He comes back home. He can't work."
"My mother has never worked outside the home," she continues. "We lose our family station