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DickD Methinks you sidestepped Gabriel's point. A restaurant in Idaho operates on an entirely different financial budget than one in NY, LA or SF. $15.00 an hour may break an Idahoan's budget. A worker with no work would not be on top of the world. That is the problem with Federal require…

A national minimum wage sounds "pure in intent." But what is the cost of living in some Midwestern rural area compared to New York, Maybe a guideline for a national company, like Wal-Mart, would be a %of average pay for the jurisdiction. $15.00 an hour might not impact a New York Business…

sevenstones Let me jump at the opportunity to agree with you. There is no doubt that women, as a group, have had to fight for social equality. They have made great strides. But stereotyping men or women benefits nothing. I have known many women, strong in their convictions and self assure…

shiftless88 I did not call someone a name. It was simply political and it has happened before/


Interesting but not surprising that I had a comment deleted. It responded to a comment that called the letter writer "stupid". I did not use profanity, nor call the other stupid. The person who cast the aspersion claims to be a principal in the public school system. i found his comment, b…

, Mr. Valentino, Great letter. The electoral college is not going anywhere. For one, the citizens would not tolerate its dissolution. Folks should look at the EU. It offers great insight into how our Union was founded. The EU consists of 28 sovereign nations who collectively yielded some …

public You are absolutely correct to a point. The 10th Amendment grants the power. The "rights" comes from the power. Semantics.


sevenstones Why do we have States? Isn't that the sum of your argument?


public Exactly. And the 10th Amendment seals the deal, The rights not delineated in the Constitution are left to the individual States to determine. The Federal Government is restricted in its governing authority. This should make many anti-Trumpers happy. The President has limited powers…

Mr. Valentino, Well written. States do have the ability to grant their electors according to the national public vote. And they have the ability to switch back if the tide changes. The United States is a huge country. Midwest farmers live in an environment and in accordance with a set of …

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