columbus day

Columbus Hero Or Antihero
Let's set the record straight. Leif Erikson or Leif Ericson was the Icelandic explorer considered as the first European to land in North America, before Christopher Columbus. And, whatever your views of Columbus Day taking its place in historical events or the “Columbus controversy,” this holiday is…
Positive Unemployment Report is Deceiving!
Last week's employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows 114,000 new jobs in September and a drop in the rate of unemployment from 8.1% to 7.8%. As 114,000 new jobs are not sufficient to stay even with population growth, the drop in the unemployment rate is the result of not cou…