and it won’t be long before the government is forced to follow the lead of the internet companies in this, and others.

If that weren’t enough, the internet companies have also made their money by selling data to governments. There’s some pretty fascinating discussion going on at the European Parliament now about the privacy implications of that.

(The following image is an illustration from an article in the London Sunday Times.) A lot of the internet companies are already using this data to track what citizens are doing , and this has been a key part of the surveillance agenda of the surveillance state since it began . The NSA has made clear it has a lot of interest in what citizens are doing on the internet. And it’s not just the “Big Brother” world. Google, Microsoft and Facebook are all working together in their own way. Google already has a division, called the Internet Archive, which archives the very earliest of the internet’s sites.

( Google CEO Larry Page gave some evidence against a proposal to place the NSA’s data snooping in a better data retention regime. It would have required Google to put some rules into place, which would have required more retention of users’ data when they are no longer in use, but the company argued that their own system was more secure. Google and the NSA can’t speak to each other directly, but the comments are interesting.) The internet companies also have a long history of making money by selling a range of information. (It’s interesting to note that Google makes more money by selling adverts that you see, as opposed to by selling advertising that you don’t.) This has been good business for them over recent years. One of the main purposes of Google’s Google Shopping project was to make the data it collects to be much more targeted, which is good for the company. Amazon has made similar data-driven changes that it is applying to its website, by tracking your browsing data as you move around the web. The biggest internet companies have also made a lot of money from selling and collecting data to the government. As Paul Sperry noted for the National Review - The National Security Agency gathers vast amounts of data on Americans, including Internet searches, financial records, cell phone records, and online visits. The government has even used the NSA to plant bugs in a room full of private computers, where it installed a recording device that would continuously record the contents of anyone’s voice, and thereby record who and what they’re talking about. If you have a digital device, the NSA can “tag” it. At the moment, the NSA collects a vast amount of data on what you own or own products and services you use. But there has been a huge shift by companies to make that data more targeted, and put the record of what you do into machines and databases that it can process rather than a public web of data. This information is not really necessary to the use of the internet - the kind of information it gathered was necessary if you wanted to do anything complicated. But the rise of smartphones on the web has made it important for businesses. In order to market a product to consumers, the company has to know in advance what that consumer wants. If you have a tablet that is about to be updated, you can’t buy it until such time that people who are interested in that product want it because they can predict what it is that users are going to do - something that was not true before. This means that a smart device has to be better at doing this. The big internet companies have built the infrastructure that allows all their data to travel in real time to the servers where it is combined. We can’t expect that these companies will suddenly stop this activity when we say we don’t want our privacy. But then what? Would consumers simply stop using the products they have been offered? The web has already shown us that if we don’t like being tracked and recorded all the time, we can turn off data collection. To put the issue into perspective, this isn’t new. When I was growing up, even TV did have internet connections. But that was in the seventies, when you didn’t have smart phones to track and record. One of the reasons that’s happened is because the internet companies have taken advantage of this technology so much. This would be the same if they didn’t have access to the internet. (We aren’t able to opt out of the data collection by data companies… but we can say NO to a lot of the activities the data companies provide us with, and it’ll show on our phone bill.)

Some of these companies are going to suffer from all this data collection. I do think they will fight hard to keep their information away from US government prying eyes, because it is important for them to be the only people on the internet to have access to the kinds of data that would let them see who else is using the internet, as well as what other businesses are using it. And they can say that they are providing a

This outbreak has now been identified in the state of Texas, and has spread to the San Antonio and other states in the southeastern United States. While the exact size of the disease is still unknown, it is expected to soon affect those who live in some of the state’s most populous states, including Texas and Arkansas (as well as to a lesser degree, Louisiana and Mississippi) (where an outbreak of T1A has also been confirmed). The outbreak has been reported to have included an outbreak across Texas’ western border… as well as to have entered into the state of Louisiana. This situation will likely become aggravated as the situation continues to emerge. The number of cases of the disease is estimated to be the same as the average monthly count of infected humans through 2008, but it is expected to cause some serious health issues. These include the following:

  • Unreported cases in areas where there are no health care providers capable of properly diagnosing the condition.

  • More people who think they have been infected than do have been. To understand the issues of transmission, we must understand the two broad categories of swine fever. They are Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles versicolor and the two are closely related in nature.

Anopheles gambiae is anaerobicbacteria that causes the disease by producingvirionsin order to infect animals. A virus will take on new forms when being exchanged between organisms, in this case, the cells of an animal. The virus then becomes infectious. Animals then infect others, the “graft” being then transmitted to people via direct contact.

The second type of A. gambiae is anaerobic, meaning that it causes infection by the air. When these viruses infect the human body they use the human body, as a fuel, to replicate. In this case, the virus is the infection, not the victim or organ. In the early stages of illness the human body is not capable of producing immune system cells capable of killing the virus. Thus, these swine fever viruses are able to multiply and survive, before they are susceptible to a blood draw (blood testing). Thus, infected animals are the source of the virus being passed on to humans. This is where it causes some of the health problems that the country is experiencing. This virus can enter directly from another animal (which may also be contaminated by the infected animals) or it can be transmitted through contaminated food, water or air by the infected animals. This is all important because it could theoretically infect any human at any given moment and cause the dreaded “human acquired swine fever”.

Once you understand how these viruses are transmitted, this disease poses a significant challenge for those who do not have specialized immunologists, the medical profession in general, and the United States government. I was asked recently “What is a good plan to handle this epidemic?” Some of these answers are given below, and others are provided for your consideration. I have personally observed this spread of the disease in several areas of this country, and I personally know that these diseases are indeed a problem.

First,The Public Health System on a Major Incident Basis. Public Health professionals at all levels have an obligation to immediately respond to a human exposure to a swine fever disease. What do I mean by “at all levels”? In the public health community, we have all the various levels of responsibility and control over our communities and our citizens. In order to help keep people safe, we must be aware and able to act quickly if human exposure to a pathogen is detected. It is our responsibility in this scenario to develop a plan within a minimum of 24 hours that will ensure that the health of our residents is maintained at risk. This plan should be prepared, documented and delivered to all levels of government, in conjunction with a plan that will prepare the public in the event of an outbreak to protect them. This plan should also include an implementation plan to provide food hygiene training and guidelines to minimize the spread of this disease. Additionally, we should prepare for an emergency, and plan for a “mass casualty” event for all community organizations to manage.

These are some of the health services that should be available to all citizens in a mass casualty event. To protect the health of our citizens, we must first provide them with tools to be able to manage the consequences of exposure. The Public Health System and public officials at all levels have an obligation to act quickly in all of these scenarios. And since no one has been killed by a major outbreak of this illness, no public health officials need to believe the situation is serious enough to require quarantine and mandatory exposure guidelines.

If someone does develop symptoms of the disease

This is consistent with EU laws about data retention.

“There will not be any legal obligation to retain data on individuals who have been lawfully allowed to leave the EU, while the ECJ works on its appeal against the UK” - The Guardian , June 2016. UK based The Guardian published information through their website that, the court of appeal ruling and the UK Data Protection Act and other EU rules are now likely to apply to the US. Both those laws and the Court of Appeal rulings will be applied by the Home Office, which is a UK government department responsible for overseeing the operation of the law. The British Government is not expected to abandon that approach while it reviews those decisions. The UK, like other countries, has an interest in privacy.

“Although the government is considering whether to invoke the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in the case, the Home Office has not yet made any formal recommendation to the court” - BBC, June 4 2016. The British Cabinet Office is a government department that manages key information and decision making throughout UK government. It does not have to give a judgement. It is a department responsible for providing legal advice, but it does not have to give a decision. The only decision to be made is whether or not the Home Office should consider putting information into the public domain, either directly, or indirectly through other departments. The Court made no formal recommendations, but it did not say, as the government is using the decision to try and get its way, that the UK should abandon or modify other EU laws and legal commitments. The government needs to do more than cite “The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights Act” without any explanation as to why the Home Office should ignore that rule.

“ It is unclear , if it is a priority, whether the government is seeking to use the ruling to avoid adopting any EU-specific legislation” - The Guardian , May 9 2016. Even if the decision in the court of Appeal is not accepted, the UK will still have to adopt new laws. The House of Commons Committee on Home Affairs, which was looking at the UK’s data retention law in April 2016, was informed in July 2015 by the Home Office that, after reviewing the ECJ decision, it had concluded that, because these decisions were not intended to be “constricted” in any direct way, the government should not have done so. This means that the decision on whether the Home Office should implement the law on privacy will not be subject to further consideration.

“ The ECJ’s ruling that the UK’s data retention law fails to meet its own safeguards and requirements for “collective” data has not led to the withdrawal of the law “ - The Independent , July 22, 2016. That is not the way it is being reported. The BBC and The Times are now using a story where the ECJ is not mentioned as a reason to withdraw the Home Office’s data retention law and a Home Office spokesperson has now issued another article which states that, “While the EC’s decision may have had a very limited effect on the UK, the UK itself is still following EU law. The Home Secretary is working with the UK’s main data protection authorities to ensure we maintain the stringent standards for what is public and what is private.” This is consistent with the Home Office statement above, that the government’s job is to follow EU rules. The UK also says: “… the decision in the court of appeal does not lead to any withdrawal of the legislation, which remains in force for a further 12 months.” This would suggest that the legislation is going to continue and that the government may be seeking to change its data retention rules by next June, which is after the ruling is published.

“ British MPs are calling for an independent review into the UK’s new data retention policy “ - Guardian , July 3 2016. This is where it gets a little confusing. The fact that they are calling for an independent review is not news (some have actually called for this and not just the government) but not a call for an independent review by anything else. The Guardian newspaper (in its July 3 article) and other media are using a quote from an MP stating that the review should include a look at the issues surrounding data protection which has a lot more relevance than how many times the Home Secretary has used those words to explain the government’s surveillance. This is all in relation to the Home Office’s own report. All the government has done is call for this review. The Guardian also states that “ the prime minister and home secretary have committed to undertaking this review before any statutory change to what data is considered public information. “ This is misleading. The Home Office will be responsible for proposing the changes to the Act. The government will then publish those proposals and, as the bill is under review, the Home Office will be responsible for submitting them. The Home Secretary has made an

Meanwhile, another study by a New York City transportation commission found that taxi drivers earning the minimum fare rate of $8.50 an hour were more likely to be unemployed or underemployed than those earning $16.30 per hour. (I have written at length about the low-competition dynamic that has resulted in the failure of local cab companies to adequately market and replace the declining revenues of the taxi drivers.) That study found that the unemployment rate among the lowest-paid drivers was only 16.5 percent (including the 16.3 percent who were “marginally paid” i.e., more than $5.56 an hour in “the noncompeting market size”) compared to 27.6 percent for the lowest-paidcab drivers, whose average annual income was$34,250 a year. Even more sobering is the fact that the lowest-paid drivers are the only group of low-paid workers in Los Angeles and Santa Monica that makes up half of all taxi applicants.

A March study of the economic impact on Los Angeles city-wide of expanding the minimum wage to $15 an hour revealed that the wage increase would increase the wages and job opportunities for a variety of low-wage workers and shift employment from the currently struggling downtown core to other parts of the city and from the working poor to the wealthy. The study also suggested that the larger effects of the minimum wage increase would not be felt immediately but would “occur gradually over time.” Such a policy will have considerable economic repercussions through the reduction of unemployment and underemployment, increased output and efficiency of economic activity, and the reduction of “disproportionate burden” on social services for an entire population.

The New York City Council has been debating for months how to deal with the increasing number of people with no employment or work contracts, including the “gig economy” workers that Uber and Lyft allow on their platform. New York’s first $15/hr minimum wage law will go into effect as scheduled on August 1, 2016 in order to ensure that these workers can get a good wage and benefits during the final three months of the new minimum wage law’s four-year phase-in period, when the wages will rise to $10.10/hr at the end of 2018.

The New York law was proposed by Mayor Bill de Blasio, and while the Council rejected the bill, it will be considered again in the 2017 budget and is expected to be renewed. New York’s $15/hour minimum wage law isn’t going to solve all employment shortfalls because there will still be people on the streets the same number of people as there were in New York City in June of 2013, so it’s necessary to be more aggressive about the employment of these high-demand worker, as those at the edge of the workforce can very easily be unemployed or worse, underemployed.

But it is no coincidence the $14+/hr minimum wage has only been approved in this country in the last 30 years. The United States has become a nation of low-wage workers that have been at the forefront of neoliberalism and the economic transformation that followed on the heels of the fall of the Soviet Union. Low-wage workers are often the first people who will be unemployed, and if they have a legitimate complaint (whether they want a raise or not) they will be the first people to be punished (or be hired) back up the line as the economy takes root. This leads to a whole lot of political problems.

If “the economy is booming” like it is in the United States, most poor and non-white workers will be “entrenched” in low-wage sectors like food service, fast food, retail and retail, and their livelihoods and conditions will be greatly affected by continued outsourcing, cutbacks, outsourcing and wage cuts across the board in order to maintain a “booming” and compliant economic system at work and at home. The consequences to the workers who are pushed to the fringes of the economy in these sectors especially those who are low-paid but have a credible claim to be employed is that they end up in lower-wage jobs and lower-skilled service jobs because these are the only real way in which they can hold on to a “real and permanent level of employment.”

By the time these workers get over-stressed with the “booming of the economy” (and they will as long as they are not “redundant” - even “necessary” workers are not counted among those who are redundant and should be fired), their condition and the state of their employment will greatly diminish as the economy continues to take hold of the workplace and the living conditions, wages and benefits of these workers will have improved by the “booming” of the economy that is to say, those workers who

One of those children that I am hearing from, is another one who is also very religious and was involved with the samefamilyas our daughter and son-in-law that I have identified and she and her sister were not allowed inside the prison. Their father was in ahigh security prison while theyweresitting inside .

If you are hearing rumors that anyone is being held in a military prison in America then please contact me at [email protected] . A copy of the documentation can be foundat . I hope to eventually have a public announcement posted on this page so to get people’s attention.”

SOURCES : “Child Soldier Recruits: An Investigation Into a Serial Child-Sex Trafficker”, by Robert King, September 2000. King goes on to say: “A well-known former child-soldier of the Ku Klux Klan, convicted of rape and sexual assault in 1998, was transferred to a maximum-security high-tech prison under the supervision of the federal Bureau of Prisons a couple of months ago. The transfer was required by a Justice Department regulation because the convicted felon can no longer be in the general public safety-improving custody of a state or local jail. His parole officer, however, is on the outside, as a result of a long-standing rule that gives governors the right to revoke parole for state prisoners on the basis of the level of their involvement in juvenile crime.

“The convicted child-soldier, a.k.a. Michael Nance, has been in prison since September 1999 after being convicted several times, for rape and sexual assault. … Last month, a team of reporters from the newspaper The Washington Post obtained a copy of Nance’s case file, which includes a long, detailed dossier on Nance’s background. It provides a detailed account of a dangerous, violent criminal, who served in the Ku Klux Klan and was re-enlisting at the time he was arrested. The report also gives details of Nance’s time in a California prison and prison guard positions, his alleged involvement in drug smuggling, and his incarceration at an Oklahoma detention center, along with his later transfer to Fort Leavenworth, Kan., for federal drug crimes during which he was a member of the National Junior Ranger and Scout Associations and received his military wings.

“Nance is the first and only convicted sex offender who was a member of the White Aryan Resistance (Warnings: You Don’t Want to Know). The organization, which espoused white supremacy and racial separatism, also called for the killing of whites while protesting the Vietnam War. Nance’s past has not been fully publicized and he is serving a 55-year prison sentence for his first conviction. The document is part of a large file with classified entries on other serial child-soldiers. The W.A.R. files indicate Nance was associated with more than 200 white, European-American and Mexican-American child-soldiers during the mid-1980s, when he was a member of the group. [T]he number of child-soldiers in general, rather than just Nance is in a significant minority. [S]he was the most famous of the white-supremacist groups and also one of the youngest and most talented. Nance left prison in 1982, at age 24, and began his federal life almost immediately with a five-year period at a federal prison in South Dakota before his release in 1989. He is now 55. … He left prison with an early appreciation of the importance of white supremacist life and a new sense of purpose. His prison career coincided well with a new anti-racist tradition that began with the creation in 1988 of the National Youth Front, which is a network of self-styled “revolutionary youth.” … Nance became affiliated with the NYF about a year after it was founded, as a member of a local chapter. The organization was originally set up to promote racial unity and a healthy sense of community within white youth in the Midwest. But the organization also took on elements of white separatism and a more violent element, and in the same year Nance joined the W.A.R. and became one of its first and most prominent members. … He came to serve as NYF ‘guru’ in early 1991, when he was promoted to the position of president and the group’s public face. Since then, the group has expanded beyond its original boundaries.

“As the W.A.R. rose into prominence, it also became involved with more extreme criminal groups including the Ku Klux Klan, the neo-Nazis and the Christian Identity movement, but the group’s most important connection with white supremacist criminal groups was through the racist Christian Identity movement. Although

I’m talking about SIM card swapping! If you put the device into a wireless network (WiFi) with an old, unpatched version of Android, then the system will refuse to boot. You will see the Android menu (which is the same as the “Do you want to update now?” screen) repeatedly. The Android Settings menu will also become out of whack and the lock screen will constantly randomly fail to open. I suspect this is due to a lack of firmware on the device, as I’ve done a stock firmware flash and everything seemed to work fine. I tried all things in the Android app store, and no luck either.

While the phone was using a SIM, I did a factory reset (which you have to go through for a bug fix), and re-installed the OS, as the manufacturer recommends . I was trying to get a phone that my wife was using (iPhones) to support Windows 8.1, and it ended up working perfect and without a single issue. The only other issue I had: using the Internet with an old version of Google Drive. I could not get a Google account to work, but I was able to use my google+ accounts. I’m not a huge deal breaker by any stretch of the imagination, but being a non-techy individual and not having much experience with phones I would like that issue to be easy to fix. Otherwise it’s a good phone.

On the down side: A major part of Google I/O was the introduction of Android Pay. While there was some work on it over the past couple of months, it hasn’t quite hit the sweet spot and was only enabled for the Nexus phones. Android Pay was pretty darn cool to use at the party, and I’ve written up a guide here as well. Unfortunately, it is in the pre-alpha stages (if you pay at a high enough level), and so far only works with the Nexus 6, 7, and 8. In fact, there are a couple of other phones that are also part of the beta testing stage. It should be the perfect solution until Google’s latest iteration arrives.

In summary:

Price: $650 with 32GB of storage

Design & build: It’s a handsome phone with a good feel, though I wish the antenna lines were a little less long and the speaker was a little sharper - it’s a beautiful phone!

Performance: The Nexus 6 came with 64GB of storage and had pretty decent performance, though again I would have liked a better processor. I’m not sure I could say that the Nexus 6 is the fastest phone around, but when it comes to games, the Nexus 6 will out perform most anything else in the market space.

Software: A well rounded, free version of Android is currently available on the phone, and I have to give the Nexus 6 a thumbs up for its software. It looks sharp, and it works pretty well. (Though there are a couple of issues. The app launcher seems a little buggy to me. I love Google’s Material Design approach well, but it makes a few inconsistencies, too. I don’t know if it’s me, but the app launcher is just a little too cluttered and there are too many tiles for it to perform well.)

Verdict: You’ll have to read my Nexus 6 review for a full assessment of my review experience. The Nexus 6 is a nice phone even without the Google Play store installed - it just didn’t want to work right out of the box. But if you’re expecting another full-featured phone to run Google Play, you’ll probably find the Nexus 6 disappointing, without having to buy a full-priced device. At $650 for the 32GB model, it would be a steal if you could get your hands on one - even with a bit of work, it should work with most Android apps, just not everything. It’s a bit of an awkward experience, but if you love Android and Google Play, I think you’ll love it.

Pros: Great design, great performance, great camera, great design and smooth hardware, and great camera. And that’s before we got to the other goodies. No bloatware like you see at other flagships, and a great selection of apps and games. I’m a big fan.

Cons: There are a couple of issues, and the app launcher is a little buggy. A little less powerful than my previous phone - no bloatware and very low performance. Not the lightest Nexus, so you might want to spend a little more than $650 to get a phone that will perform well. The camera is one of the best you’ll

The first step, after asuccessfulheist, is to take your time, explore the facility and talk to every security guard. Most work in pairs or work alone but will take advantage of this information to find you. After a lot of searching they will tell you to enter the facility. Once inside, you’ll need to get past two guards and two robots. These robots will both attack and will need to be destroyed. After you kill them, you’ll be taken to your room for a brief interview and security check. Next you’ll need to enter the safe room where there’s an ID card. And there are two boxes over their heads. The first box contains cash, the second contains your weapons and other equipment. That last box is where you might look for a gun since you can’t go near firearms. There is also a small table in front of the safe room. It should have boxes out and in the floor, ready for the day’s work.

For the next step, go into the next room. There are several robots and the security guard will tell you to go down to the locker for your weapon. Don’t go near it, especially not the box in the floor that looks like it might have a weapon. Instead take a look at the small table. Look at the guns there and note that each gun is equipped with scope. These guns must be checked after they are obtained at a price of 750mils. After they are opened the guard will instruct you to reload your gun. When you get to the last safe room there’s a ladder and several more robots and the guard will tell you to go down the ladder to the next room.

This room is the most secure room in the facility and you’ll have to leave this one and go to the next. When you get to the bottom of the ladder go through the door and you’ll be in the main elevator. There’s a terminal there that you need to use to unlock the computer. It takes about 20mils to unlock the computer and once you unlock it go to the next room. Once you’re in this room you need to unlock two consoles with different password. Just enter one password and you should be able to access the information on the computer there. Once you have the power running go through the door and look down the corridor. This will also take you to the next room. When you get down to the ground level there’s a door you need to go through. When you get outside the security robots follow this, and you’ll have to fight a couple of them. If you kill a robot it will drop your weapon and also its ID code, so you might need to look at the weapons in the room for ID. Once you kill the last robot you’ll see two boxes on a floor. These boxes hold the two guns you need. You should check all of them; use the computer and check them for ID. If you have both of them it should unlock the rest of the computer and unlock another gate that leads outside. You need to continue until you reach the gate for the third floor. Make your way down the corridor by entering the two doors you see. When you get to the third floor go into the computer area to activate the door leading outside. When you get to the top go through the door and you’ll get to fight your last battle. You really shouldn’t be trying to take this in your first raid, but if you really want to this will be your most difficult raid in a while. You should be able to take it out with no problem, but make sure you have the highest level and firepower you can find, since you’re the only one that can enter the facility, and you know most of the doors.

Now that you have the information from the security guard you can get ready to get you guns. You can get a gun from the locker (10,000mils) or from the ID card (250mils). In the locker you get to choose between a laser and a shotgun. If you choose the shotgun it won’t matter what your stats are, the gun will be automatically selected. Lasers are better if you have a high melee and fire rate and have a good shotgun, but it’s really all about the stats. The laser is more powerful but also a little expensive if your stats are below level 30. A high fire rate with good melee and ranged would be perfect. The shotgun is also the most effective at long range since you can fire all three shots in one go, one at a time for a lot of damage. The only reason to use the handgun

After the stock market hit new record highs last week, the stock futures fellin a major index of the world’s leading industrial banks. “The big question is whether a Trump administration will push on with a hard line on China, or will continue to put off tough decisions,” says Michael Smith, Chief Economist at BMO Capital Markets. “There’s uncertainty on a number of topics, but one that stands out is a China trade war. The markets weren’t waiting until Labor Day, with investors’ nerves clearly heightened after Trump’s comments on North Korea. But there do not appear to be any immediate signs of a trade war just yet,” adds Smith.

Posted by Stuff Black People Don’t Like at 8:07 AM

This is a great article. I have been thinking about all of the posturing that the blacks have been doing by saying that they are in the same boat as the whites. I remember when I first came out I have been reading the newspapers and talking to certain friends. They say black folks make the same stupid decisions about the issues. Is this true? Do black folks make stupid decisions on anything at all? I was only listening to the radio and listening to some of the talk shows. A couple weeks ago I was watching some TV which showed pictures on the screen of black women who were having some babies. I have seen some of these pictures over many years and always wondered how these women make the decisions they are doing. I was wondering, why did she have to say that blacks shouldn’t have babies because of the crime rate, because she didn’t want to say that blacks are still doing worse than themselves in a different regard. If I knew the reasons I would answer differently. I also remember back in the day, when the news broke of many black women doing abortions, or making more money than they ever had. Is that true today? I read an article on the internet that a lot of these black women are going to their children so that they never have another child. I believe that if they were to get pregnant today that the child they are having will be a great disappointment to them. I read an article and saw some pictures and people saying that black women are not responsible for their own existence. What is wrong with black women? What would they do if blacks made different decisions and got pregnant? And yes I believe these issues are true. I would like a white, middle class adult with a middle class job, to listen to it. October 11, 2018 at 6:15 AM

Anonymous said…

This really makes me angry at the black world. They are the ones that pay a huge income tax, work harder and do things that should be reserved for the rich. They do not believe that they should be responsible for their own lives, but are just going around to their friends and getting married to those that can afford to raise them. It is what it is. If they don’t want to be a part of society in any sense, then they are not the ones for us to have our children with, because if we do, that whole system is going to collapse. October 11, 2018 at 6:16 AM

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To those who are calling in about how the media always portrays white America as the most racist population, I would have to say that white America was the most tolerant. You still find people like Dr. King marching in MLK day parades around the country, people like the late, great George Wallace, etc. I have never seen any kind of racist behavior directed towards a black person in this country. To the OP, it is about time that we start seeing our children not walking around on our streets, but are instead in foster homes. October 11, 2018 at 6:18 AM

Anonymous said…

For the last 16 years the US has been in the race to destroy the rest of the world. The destruction has been caused by both politicians and the media. The only real way we can eliminate the threat of a Trump Presidency for many, many decades, is to get rid of them. We need no more politicians to push “the agenda”. We need them to get off that agenda and begin to create a plan. If we didn’t, we would continue to have war after war and the rest of the world would continue to decline. If we did not get them off the throne of chaos and fear, they would return with an even greater challenge. Their current strategy is to continually sabotage our economy in ways that will make an already deteriorating situation even worse. Because the economic structure has been corrupted, there is no political will in America for change. There is no hope left. We cannot wait any longer. We need to put the pressure on as much as we can. I see a lot of white leftists, liberals, anti-war types and some more that do not understand that the US has a race problem. The fact is that our economy is very dependent upon foreign oil, and in the case of Mexico, it is now the top export

In 2016, I estimated the US GDP for the hospitality sector would grow by almost $1 billion, a number that does not even reflect the full effect of the economy in that sector. That number alone is much bigger than the $45 million in new spending that my 2015 study expected for the American leisure & hospitality industry. As companies look for ways to eliminate jobs in order to survive at higher prices, it creates a market for low-wage workers looking for work. In order to give you an additional insight into what employers are paying on the low end of the wage scale, I have also been looking at hourly wages at businesses that advertise for temporary workers on Craigslist in and around Orlando, Florida. The only time I have come across any pay breakdown is when the job requires an hour or less. While I have not compiled hourly pay statistics for every state but for at least three, the results seem to be as follows: Florida: 1.45% - $15.67 $1.19 Nevada: 1.47% - $17.50 $0.83 Alabama: 1.50% - $17.10 $0.87 New Jersey: 1.55% - $17.37 $0.98 Michigan: 1.56% - $17.38 $0.97 Arizona: 1.61% - $18.08 $1.06 Texas: 1.61% - $18.08 $0.89 Illinois: 1.62% - $18.17 $0.94 Washington: 1.63% - $18.21 $0.96 Minnesota: 1.64% - $18.32 $0.97 Pennsylvania: 1.67% - $17.49 $1.03 Tennessee: (T)1.73% - $14.76 $1.13 Georgia: (T)1.74% - $17.58 $1.16 Ohio: 1.82% - $18.56 $1.15 North Carolina: 1.85% - $18.97 $1.20 Kentucky: 1.89% - $18.98 $1.20 Alabama: 1.90% - $20.14 $1.22 Florida: 1.92% - $19.30 $1.25 Texas: 1.93% - $19.30 $1.29 Arkansas: 1.95% - $19.32 $1.31 Illinois: 1.96% - $19.44 $1.33 Indiana: 1.97% - $19.40 $1.35 Pennsylvania: 1.98% - $19.59 $1.38 South Carolina: 2.00% - $19.49 $1.39

The average wage paid to low-wage workers varies by the industry and by location (California-West Coast, for example, has higher pay than Florida-Eastern/Southern States). In many states wages for low-wage workers are higher when the job is considered on its own rather than as part of an on-demand labor service.

There are no federal minimum wage laws in the US and only a handful of states and Washington, D.C. have raised their minimum wages considerably . The federal minimum wage is $7.25/hr. Most states have raised wages above the federal $7.25 threshold in a number of instances such as in Nevada, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and West Virginia. In 2016, at least one additional state passed a bill to raise its minimum hourly wage to $10.10 (Tennessee).

While the above is not a perfect measure of the price of low-wage jobs, I believe it gives a fair sample of what is being paid to low-wage workers. It also tells me that the growth of low-wage industries over the past decade isn’t as robust as the most recent reports would lead us to believe. There has not been a particularly large growth in low-wage employment since 1999 and an especially large decrease during the 1990s. Despite this, in terms of employment over the past two decades low-wage employment has grown considerably more in terms of both absolute and percent change. In 2007, there were 20,600,000 workers earning the federal minimum wage or less. By 2016 that grew to 30,300,000 . That is almost double the number of low-wage jobs that existed in 2007. This growth has not been matched by overall

After posting a photo of a single bar, some netizens found it so offensive they posted “It is very offensive to use your racial caste as a product of marketing.” They added on several social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter. According to reports the first and last images were of single bars. The company also denied the charges, saying that they had published a photo of a single bar in a bid to promote diversity. They said they were trying to convey an image of different shades of Indian caste, which is also called Jati. At the heart of all this controversy is someone who works at a US law firm.

I have a few thoughts on this. I find it unfortunate that some people have seized on this as an example of their dislike of Indians and their beliefs against us. I am not opposed to diversity. I work in many cultures and have had the opportunity to befriend many people from many different backgrounds. Many cultures have diverse traditions. However at the same time there are some things - such as religion or traditions - that seem to be more important to many than others. Many of these things are not shared or even known to all (even if the media tries hard to get away with it) until a few generations ago.

I have recently seen a lot of posts in support of this debate that seem to paint as many black and brown faces in one group as possible while trying to paint as many white faces as possible. Just because a certain group is part of a certain class does not make them any less human. In the US, Americans of Indian descent face the same discrimination that you and I do. The people who defend this type of racism really just hate us for who we are. They are more than happy to be a part of a racist group but their hatred is not because of how we live our lives, so it is hypocritical to use this as a chance to call us all racist.

I am a white woman in India who recently arrived from the US and it was really awkward (for me) when people called me a ‘stereotype’ and ‘the typical white woman’ as I was the only one in the group . It was very uncomfortable and I felt like one of the minority within the minority to have felt that. Although a lot of people seem to think I am overreacting, I don’t get it. If everyone was a caricature, how would my situation be different? I think having an Indian name is a good thing in this country, because it makes it much easier for me to find work. I am also very proud of my Indian heritage and wish many other Indians this pride. Just because I do not identify as white or Indian does not mean that I want to be. I do not have white skin inside and cannot get any more white than my skin is. It doesn’t matter what we call ourselves, and regardless of a person’s beliefs or racial background, we are all human and deserve the chance to live our lives as individuals free from discrimination. It is really disappointing that people feel this is a reason to hate or discriminate against all Indians. This is something we all want. I do feel like a caricature in some quarters because I am a white woman in India, but we should be judged by how we deal with the differences.

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