As Susan Benioff Osborne sagely observed on Facebook, this march wasn protesting, but asserting. It was fueled by estrogen, which had lots funnier sometimes naughtier names on the signs. Unlike anything I ever experienced on Maui, it was post partisan politics, a wake up call that we can take anything for granted anymore..
Trump tweeted on Tuesday that “companies are giving big bonuses to their workers because of the Tax Cut Bill.” He added, “Really great!”The president is right: Companies poised to cash in on the tax cuts, such as AT Bank of America, Comcast and Wells Fargo, have announced one time bonuses and pay raises. It’s terrific news for employees, especially those struggling with years of disappointing wage increases. Bancorp, Zions Bancorp and Regions Financial on Tuesday became the latest big companies to unveil $1,000 special bonuses or pay raises.But despite the political rhetoric, only a small fraction of corporate America has decided to share the tax bonanza directly with workers, at least so far.According to the White House’s own compilation and more recent announcements, only 18 companies in the S 500 have responded to the tax overhaul by raising wages, handing out bonuses or improving employee benefits.
Jovan Belcher of the Chiefs another football player with his own stupid arsenal of weapons, legal weapons with him shot and killed the mother of his child last year before killing himself at the Chiefs’ training facility. Belcher had no help, as Hernandez allegedly did, he did his shooting himself before the gun went to his own head. Hernandez? He doesn’t seem to have been particularly tortured after the fact, he was allegedly more interested in some clumsy dumb jock cover up, starting with having his house cleaned..
On Saturday night, Rice was enshrined in the 49ers’ Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. Hall of Fame during a ceremony at a San Francisco hotel.. Breaking away and moving a comfortable distance from poverty seems to require a perfect lineup of favorable conditions. A set of skills, a good starting wage, and a job with the likelihood of promotion are prerequisites. But so are clarity of purpose, courageous self esteem, a lack of substantial debt, the freedom from illness and addiction, a functional family, a network of upstanding friends, and the right help from governmental or private agencies.
Our mere presence was a gigantic, completely unwanted pain in the ass to everyone around us. Such is that life of a salesman. At one point, a guy who worked in the computer section asked if we were going to be there all day with the tone of voice that you usually reserve for a child who’s about to throw a baseball at a wasp’s nest.