I mean has anybody been watching the debates lately? You’ve got a governor whose state is on fire denying climate change. It’s true. You’ve got audiences cheering at the prospect of somebody dying because they don’t have healthcare. And booing a service member in Iraq because they’re gay. That’s not reflective of who we are.
“Only 37 percent of Americans would prefer a smaller government that provided fewer health services, while a majority, 52 percent, said they would prefer a larger government that provided more health services.”
Drug testing for all members of major corporations who receive tax credits, right? Or are they only targeting the poor and minorities, and ignoring all the federal programs which primarily benefit rich white men?
“It’s not in the top 20 things that we think about when we’re making a business hire,” said Ian Yankwitt, who owns Tortoise Investment Management. Yankwitt says deciding to bring on another employee is all about return on investment. Will adding another person to the payroll make his company more successful?
“If my taxes go up, I have slightly less disposable income, yes,” said Burger, co-owner of CSS International Holdings, a global infrastructure contractor. “But that has nothing to do with what my business does. What my business does is based on the contracts that it wins and the demand for its services.”
“I, like any other American, especially a business owner, I want to make as much money as I can and I want to keep as much money in my pocket as I can, but I also believe in the greater good,” says Deborah Schwarz, who owns LAC Group, an information management firm with offices nationwide and in London.
My opinion was reportedly deleted after 15 minutes*, but luckily I got a screen capture to prove I was there:
I am concerned about House Bill 1227, primarily, why we need legislation to replace scientific consensus. I do not think it is the position of the House to create their own version of reality. If we are to increase the quality of public education in this state and attempt to reclaim our global competitiveness, we need to equip our students with the scientific skills they’ll need to succeed in their careers.
*Inability to access post may also have been due to user failure, not deletion.