Under pressure from farming advocates in rural communities, and following a report by The Daily Caller, the Obama administration withdrew a proposed rule Thursday that would have applied child labor laws to family farms.
Critics complained that the regulation would have drastically changed
the extent to which children could work on farms owned by family
members. The U.S. Department of Labor cited public outcry as the reason
for withdrawing the rule. “The decision to withdraw [...]
The economy is falling apart, the fabric of society is starting to come apart at the seams, war in the Middle East could erupt at any moment and the planet itself is shaking in unprecedented ways.
All you have to do is look at a population chart to realize that we are living during an absolutely unprecedented time….
Back in 1800, there were about 1 billion people in the world. Today, there are about 7 billion.
It’s video story with partial transcript. The video is about kids in an Italian school and also asks questions of kids about unemployment and money.
Pocket Money Problems In Pompeii (December 13, 2011)
“Schools World Service Reporter Ben Thompson went to visit a school in Pompeii to find out how kids there are affected by Italy’s money worries… Lots of children know people who have lost their jobs because of the crisis. One [...]
VIDEO: Eleven die in NZ hot air balloon crash
ELEVEN people have died when a hot air balloon was engulfed in flames in New Zealand.
The balloon came down in flames at Clareville, near the Wairarapa township of Carterton, about 7.30am local time (5.30am AEDT) today.
Local resident David McKinlay said he was watering the garden of his home on the northern boundary of Carterton at 7.40am (5.40am AEDT) when he looked up [...]
The American Dream
There is wild disagreement about what is causing it, but what most people can agree on is that there is something fundamentally wrong with America. The fabric of American society just does not seem to be as strong as it used to. In fact, many would argue that society is coming apart at the seams. Corruption and decay seem to be everywhere. I [...]
DOLLAR SURGES AS HUNGARY AND ROMANIA MELT DOWN… EUROPEANS SCRAMBLE FOR PHYSICAL GOLD AND SILVER…
HOLD ON FOLKS. UNLESS BEN CAN KNOCK THE DOLLAR DOWN THIS COULD GET WILD!
* Local governments warn exporters to steer clear of euro
* Euro billing had been part of China’s diversification push
By Zhou Xin and Simon Rabinovitch
BEIJING, June 4 (Reuters) – Chinese exporters who made a big push only a year ago to bill in euros [...]
Today, IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m going to tell the the story Icarsus. Icarus wanted to fly but had no money to build a pair of wings so he borrowed the money from a bank. His first attempt at building a pair of wings was semi-successful. He was able to get off the ground but found his wings were too heavy to allow him to soar. You see, Icarus had used the oil-laden feathers [...]
The will of the people has been totally and completely disregarded – by Government who are clearly running a global protection racket that benefits banks and multinational corporations.
The concept of “the people” has no meaning. Big government is gunning for totalitarian control. In the USA, the Democrats and Republicans are trying to out-do each other to see who can destroy the fabric of the Republic most quickly.
What the bankers and [...]