As this year’s college graduates prepare to pay back their student loans, many are concerned and left with questions as to exactly how they will pay them back. Before taking out a student loan, students and their parents must go through extensive hours of reading up on exit counseling and how one pays their loans back. However, during these sessions, it is never once mentioned how difficult it will be to pay them back.
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Hundreds of fast food workers across the country have stepped out into the streets to protest their hourly wage. Workers are pushing and fighting for $15 per hour. These workers come from a variety of chains including McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s, KFC, and Domino’s Pizza. Their efforts are supported by the Service Employees International Union. Organizers and workers are willing to be arrested as long as they can get their message out. Though their plea is understandable, one has to wonder, why aren’t they fighting to bring real jobs back to America?
The 2016 presidential election is still two years away, but candidates are already lining up for their shot at the White House. Ohio Senator Rob Portman is being pushed by Republicans to step in and run for president in 2016. The Republican senator has announced he will not be making any decisions until after the November elections. As voters, it is our duty to vet candidates carefully, find out what they really support and make informed opinions about how they will govern. We can already see Senator Portman is not fit to run our country by simply taking a look at his support for job killing “free trade” agreements.
Our nation loses 14 manufacturing plants per day and has lost over one-third of its manufacturing jobs over the last dozen years. The United States used to be a wealthy country, not one buried in debt. We accumulated abundance through most of the twentieth century, as we were a very productive country whose wealth derived to a great extent from manufacturing. Our companies invented and produced many of the things we needed and much of what the rest of the world needed.