Following the recent news that weekly jobless claims have hit a nine-month high, President Obama issued a statement calling out Congress for not passing a bill that would aid small businesses. I don’t care for the “Blame Game.”  My dad used to drill into me “fix the problem, not the blame.” That aside, the fact is that the struggles of …


On this Labor Day weekend we recognize the contributions of American workers. With news this week that the national unemployment rate has risen to 9.7%, there are, unfortunately, fewer of them. And it really says something when over 200,000 jobs lost counts as good news. But things could be worse, much worse. For all the hoopla given the trillion or …