Sarah Anderson, President of the Institute for Public Study, has discovered through research that CEOs from the companies with the most job cuts made more money, Twelve Million Dollars more, on average, than other CEOs in Fortune 500 Companies who maintain the well being of the company and workers. Anderson also reports that it is customary to lay off workers during the years of the highest profit. These job cuts boost the profits and add up to more money in the pocket of CEOs.
I think they should build the mosque. Bill and I hardly ever disagree but in this case I say build that mosque and Community Center there so kids can meet, community groups can rent office space at a low rate, people can work out and they can bring a vibrant socially responsive environment to that area. We should build some Freedom of Speech Zones for the protestors that are about a mile away like the zones at the Democratic Convention and let them stand out in some field somewhere and holler as much as they want. Better yet, let them write letters to their Representatives and see how much that does. If Pat Roberston is against it, I’m for it.
Sometimes people protest the wrong things. All of that energy wasted while employment rises and health care increases talking about mosques, whether the President is American, the latest winner on America’s Got Talent while unemployment is constantly rising–to almost 50% in some inner city areas. A few weeks ago it was reported that Obama designated 600 million dollars to protect the border. Why can’t he find any money for job creation and educational grants, or a failing healthcare system for Americans who don’t have insurance and even have it. My insurance is horrible. I have a five thousand dollar deductable. What kind of insurance is that? The current economic problems are more about priorities than lack of funds. For six hundred million dollars you could build a new nation on an island and let illegals live there. Why not give them Arizona? It hasn’t done anything except create bad laws and senators. I don’t mean to upset all of the people who love Arizona, in fact I think I know both of them, but it could go. But then the U.S. citizens would be forced to show their papers because the Mexican border will have crossed over them and enveloped them. Wait a minute. Since Arizona used to be part of Mexico–that’s what happened to a lot of the Mexican-Americans who live there and have to show their papers. That is really lame.
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While all of the fighting and bigotry, xenophobia, and hatred are being played out the real religious people who are dedicated to the principles of love, are working to make the world better by providing for the poor and broken-hearted. I think it is important nowadays to find a group that does similar things. I want to be a part of that group.
All the anger, hollering and fighting to stop people from building a religious institution and community center has little to do with God and much to do with unresolved anger and deeply entrenched egos.
What can we do about this? Find a group working to heal the world so you can channel your creativity into that. Leave a great legacy to your children and grandchildren; a legacy of a better world and the memory of a parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle who made the right decision, when times got rough, and stood on the side of love. For love is all that we really have to improve things. The ability to love and to create is probably the most important thing that we can give to the next generation. The self-righteousness is something we should just as soon leave behind.
Dr. John W. Gilmore
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Rounding out the top five are California and New Jersey.
The top five with a net in-migration are Texas, Arizona, North Carolina, Colorado and Florida.