When government royally botches a job program?

The median income in New York is $60,850 and the median income in New York City is $50,771. Assume the government of New York state decided to spend 53 million dollars to give as many people as they can an income of $50,000 for 3 years. If this were the case, New York would be able to guarantee 353 people 3 years of income with 53 million. Why 53 Million? 53 Million is the amount of taxpayer money spent just to promote New York’s job program, StartUP NY, across the country…

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3 Reasons Why a 20% Tax on Mexican Imports is a Bad Idea!

So Donald Trump has announced that to pay for building a wall on the Mexican border, he wants to impose a 20% tax on all Mexican imports. This is Donald Trump crossing a very bold and dangerous line less than week into his presidency. Here are three reasons it’s a bad idea: American consumers will suffer The result of a 20% tax on Mexican Imports will not only be the possibility of Mexican companies making less money, but also American Consumers paying more as prices increase to deal with the…

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Is the Gender Pay Gap Reversal in Sight?

  The Facts – As of 2012, 71% of females and 61% of males enrolled in college after high school graduation. – The pay gap shrinks to roughly 6-7% from the widely-touted 23% myth when grouped by career rather than as a whole. This number is inflated as well due to lack of precision in career grouping. – Other factors are influential. Men dominate 9/10 of the highest paid college majors and women dominate 9/10 of the lowest paid– by choice. Another #EqualPayDay has passed, and as a personal disclaimer,…

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Uber and the Uber Strike in NYC

In NYC Uber has decided to reduce its fares to entice more ridership, the result is those that choose to drive for Uber will be making less per ride. The result is a disgruntled lot of drivers have decided to strike, which these individuals are free to withhold their labor from Uber if they are not happy with the price or drive for their competitor, Lyft. So while they are free to strike and make demands, it is another thing when they demand government to get involved in their favor…

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