It’s no secret that the U.S. Postal Service is in financial trouble. Its business is shrinking, with first-class mail revenue down 25 percent since 2006. It has lost $25 billion in the last five years.
The first meeting of Gov. Rick Scott’s Task Force on Citizen Safety and Protection took place on Tuesday in Tallahassee to get organized for a series of public hearings around the state in their own version of a listening tour.
WASHINGTON -- The squabbling between political campaigns and the harrumphing of pundits were put in proper perspective at, of all places, the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) dinner -- the annual Prom on the Potomac where 2,000 or so media members and movie stars gather to honor the president and admire one another.
Florida elections supervisors can object all they want. The fact is, Gov. Rick Scott's survey and subsequent ranking of the state's 67 elections officials was an act of leadership. And a good one at that.
Imagine a business thriving in today’s economy that does not have to follow the same rules and regulations as similar businesses like it must. While you might think that once exposed, the business would be shut down or be reprimanded, however that is not the case for roll-your-own cigarette manufacturers who are running operations throughout the state and country.
I don't know how many times I've seen liberal commentators look back with nostalgia to the days when a young man fresh out of high school or military service could get a well-paying job on an assembly line at a unionized auto factory that could carry him through to a comfortable retirement.