Daily Archives: March 4, 2011

America’s 2nd Most Expensive Zip Code: NYC’s Upper East Side

Americas Second Most Expensive Hood: The Upper East Side! – Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous – Curbed NY.

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I prefer the UWS.


House Republicans Move to Uphold DOMA: What a Slap in the Face of LGBT Taxpayers

House Republicans Move to Uphold Marriage Act – NYTimes.com.

What a waste of time. It is unconstitutional and I know first hand. This law forces me to pay more for a lot of things, including healthcare. I thought that the GOP were going to create jobs.


Are US Workers Headed Toward Sweatshop Labor Wages? Inequality Soars

Daily Kos: Are US Workers Headed Toward Sweatshop Labor Wages?.

My mother worked in a factory and was represented by the International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU). Our life would have been financially worse without that union’s representation. Business owners’ greed is worse now because egomaniacal greed has crept deeper into the GOP and The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (a joke). Corporate Welfare is a sin and is supported by the GOP.

Teachers cannot be comared to the average US worker because teachers have earned degrees and most US workers have not bothered to improve themselves. However, these outspoken ‘taxpayers’ cry that they have been short-changed: Maybe if these idiotic selfish Tea Partyish people worked harder they just might be able to earn more.

 


Governor Cuomo to Propose School Superintendent Salary Cap

Governor Cuomo to Propose School Superintendent Salary Cap | Governor Andrew M. Cuomo.

This will damage our schools. There is no way that NY public school districts could attract the best administrators with this incredibly low threshold. The Superintendent in my public school district rightly earns over 300k and our district has one of the highest average teacher compensation levels ($100k) and the highest student scores, Ivy League college admission rates, graduation rates, and overall success.


James Franco’s 2 Roles at Yale – Scholar and Lightning Rod

James Franco’s 2 Roles at Yale – Scholar and Lightning Rod – NYTimes.com.

Impressive. I wish I had a hotel dorm in college.

News: New Phd for James?

News: James Franco Speaks at Boston College