Take a look to see where the federal cash goes. The Weekly Standard links to a revealing chart that shows the impact of our entitlement society.Read full article » No Comments »
What’s going on in Morrisville as the town council looks at potential bond projects and results of a survey used to gauge support? From the Cary News:
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The Morrisville Town Council on Tuesday asked for an internal investigation into the survey results after one councilman found what he called “ballot stuffing ” which potentially skewed support for some bond projects.
Councilman Mark Stohlman said he found that 12 nearly identical surveys were sent from the same IP address listing support for a $20 million bond package. Stohlman said he traced it back to a person associated with the town.
The information has not yet been confirmed independently, and the name of the individual has not been released.
Yesterday I caught the last few seconds of TV commercial that shows at least one hair styling/cosmetology school sees the opportunity in the rotten job market for college graduates. Essentially, a 20-something woman makes the pitch that just months earlier she’d been an unemployed college graduate, but by enrolling at XYZ school, she’s poised to actually get a job, etc., etc., etc.
Kudos to the school for finding a need and filling it. What a pity that years of failed economic policies have created the need. As this story points out, nearly half of recent college graduates either can’t find a job or are underemployed. Is this really a “recovery”?Read full article » No Comments »