Editorials

Legislate for the many, not the few

    Thank goodness that’s over with. Now, we can all get back to peaceful nights at home without our phones ringing off the hook and enjoy getting lost in our favorite sit-com without having to sit through endless political commercials. And, hopefully, our newly elected officials can get back to representing their constituents like they did decades ago, rather than their parties, like they’ve been doing lately.

Amazon and the minimum wage

By R.W. Hafer
    Jeff Bezos created quite a stir by announcing that his company, Amazon, would increase entry-level wages to $15 an hour. Bernie Sanders and the Fight for $15 activists lauded this move, claiming victory for their campaign. What Amazon’s new policy really reflects, however, is economics (and some PR) at work. It isn’t support for raising the overall minimum wage.

Seek forgiveness

    In his letter last week Stan Schell gives a scenario that, if true, would  be reason for complaint. However, I noticed that he does not mention the actual crime for which  he was incarcerated. While it is not necessary, was it because he figured that if he did, no one would feel sorry for him? Maybe not, but just wondering.

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