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Cubs Game Day: Soler time

1 hour agoSports : RosenBlog

When Jorge Soler came off the disabled list two months ago, the Chicago Cubs' slugging prospect vowed to President Theo Epstein that this was "his time" to shine.

Biden: ‘Time to Make Sure You Get an Equal Share’

Vice President Joe Biden declared “it’s time to take back America” to ensure “you get an equal share” at a Labor Day rally in Detroit, MI on Monday. He passionately stated “it’s time to take back America, it’s time to change the taxShow More Summary

The Labor Day lessons of Market Basket

On Labor Day, what can we learn from the Market Basket protests? Photo by Flickr user Streamingmeemee. Editor’s Note: Longtime friend of Making Sen$e Christopher Mackin, president of Ownership Associates, returns this Labor Day to reflect on the recent reinstatement of beloved Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Show More Summary

Biden: "Unions Built The Middle Class In America"

You didn't build that... Unions did. Vice President Joe Biden gave a 'rousing' Labor Day speech this morning explaining that "Unions did, in fact, build the middle-class... and that built The United States of America as we know it." Seems like the policies since the crash have not been helping... Show More Summary

Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

President Barack Obama, seen here in Minneapolis in June, will make a Labor Day speech in Milwaukee today. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish...Show More Summary

Obama to spend Labor Day in Wisconsin for speech promoting U.S. economic growth

Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation’s recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections.

What’s going on at Suffolk?

Just days before the start of the new school year, Suffolk University Wednesday abruptly replaced president James McCarthy with a year remaining on his contract, and tapped a veteran educator with a reputation for turning around struggling colleges to serve as interim leader. At an afternoon meeting, the university’s board of trustees voted unanimously to […]

On Labor Day: The Tale of Generational Struggle for Middle Class Wages

When Fred Redmond, the Steelworkers’ vice president for human affairs, was a child in Chicago, he and a dozen siblings and cousins spent summers picking cotton for their grandparents in Mississippi. Fred’s great, great grandparents had been slaves. Show More Summary

(Un)happy Labor Day

by Dish Staff Is the American labor movement “friendless”? Roger Martin reflects on its unpopularity in partisan politics: A key marker occurred in 1992 when President Bill Clinton signed into law a tax change that allowed only the first $1 million in CEO compensation to be deducted for corporate income tax purposes. It was supposed […]

PSG Summer Transfer Deadline Tracker 2014: List of Moves and Rumours

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi confirmed to Canal+ that there will be no incoming transfers at the Ligue 1 giants on transfer deadline day after the French champions' 5-0 win over AS Saint-Etienne on Sunday (h/t Get...Show More Summary

Labor Day Confidential: The Misguided Logic Behind Minimum-Wage Hikes

yesterdayNews : Reason

On Monday, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti  will announce a proposal  to jack his city’s minimum wage from $9.00 all the way up to $13.25 over three years. That puts him ahead of President Obama, who has  called for goosing  the federal...Show More Summary

Lawmakers Press for More U.S. Action on Islamic State

Top lawmakers stepped up pressure on the White House to more forcefully deal with the Islamic State, three days after President Barack Obama said the U.S. has no immediate plans to escalate military operations against extremists.

Foreign Leaders Conservative Media Wish Were In Charge Of The U.S.

The right wing has added another name to the list of foreign leaders that they're continually fawning over while attacking President Obama. Anyone else still remember the days when they would be screaming treason if anyone dared to criticize our "commander in chief during a time of war?" How times have changed.

Secure Freedom Minute: No Strategy Yet

Transcript as follows: A broken clock is right twice a day. And even a president not given to truthfulness occasionally is candid. One such blue moon occurred yesterday when Barack Obama responded to questions about what his administration...Show More Summary

Obama Weekly Address: This Labor Day, Let's Talk About the Minimum Wage

In his Labor Day weekend weekly address, President Barack Obama uses the occasion to make another plea for a high minimum wage. Transcript as follows: Hi, everybody. Whether you’re firing up the grill, fired up for some college football, or filling up the car for one last summer roadtrip – Happy Labor Day weekend. Show More Summary

Obama's visit comes amid tight governor's race

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The last time President Barack Obama celebrated workers' rights at a Wisconsin Labor Day event, there was barely a hint of the turmoil that would embroil the state later when public employees staged massive protests in an unsuccessful bid to keep their collective bargaining rights.

Suffolk Law School Offers Buyouts to All Of Its Tenured Faculty

Following up on last month's post, Boston Law Schools Shrink Enrollments, Faculties: Boston Globe, Suffolk University Abruptly Replaces President: Just days before the start of the new school year, Suffolk University Wednesday abruptly replaced president James McCarthy with a year remaining on his contract, and tapped a veteran educator with...

Obama: 'We're Just Noticing' World Is 'Messy... Because of Social Media'

A day after President Barack Obama revealed to the world that he had no strategy to combat ISIS, he said that people are only noticing that the world is complicated, dangerous, and "messy" because of social media. "I can see why a lot...Show More Summary

What Immigration Crisis?

Earlier this summer, as unaccompanied Central American children poured into the United States at a rate of more than 350 per day, President Obama and Republicans agreed: This was a crisis that Washington needed to address immediately. Show More Summary

CNN's Berman Hounds Josh Earnest On Obama's 'We Don't Have A Strategy Yet' Remark

CNN's John Berman pressed White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Friday's New Day over President Obama's eyebrow-raising disclosure that "we don't have a strategy yet" to deal with ISIS inside Syria. When Earnest claimed that "we...Show More Summary

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