Americans struggle with stagnant wages and rising prices. Yet the Federal Reserve is obsessed with boosting inflation with easy money policies that may actually discourage reforms that would help jobs creation and lessen income inequality.
I never met Alan Gross. But on Monday night, when I gather with 700 other American Jews in Phoenix to celebrate the Passover Seder, his plight will be one of the hot-button issues, along with the post-mortem on Secretary of State John Kerry’s Mideast peace talks and Iran’s imminent nuclear breakout.
Despite the horrific nature of Hribel’s alleged crimes, I believe that charging him as an adult is a perversion of our justice system and a dangerous sign that our legal system is itself losing sight of reality and truth.
There is near universal agreement on both sides of the political aisle that we need to end the two Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac whose failure is synonymous with the housing boom and bust that brought us the Great Recession.
Professional wrestling is not for everyone, but you don’t have to be a fan to feel for the family, friends and loved ones who are grieving the loss of the Ultimate Warrior, the man once known as Jim Hellwig.