Tag Archives: vacation

WaPo Columnist Works Gratuitous Swipe at Romney Into Story About National Park Service

“Summer’s in full swing, and unless your family is rather Romney-esque, there’s a chance you’ll be spending some time in one of the country’s hundreds of national parks. “ That’s how Washington Post “In the Loop” columnist worked in a gratuitous swipe at the presumptive GOP presidential nominee in today’s “In the Loop” column in which… Read More »

Obama: Congress should work through Christmas to extend Social Security revenue cuts

President Obama announced a 17-day long vacation to Hawaii for the holidays while almost simultaneously telling Congress to keep working through the break to pass an extension of the current Social Security revenue cut. Obama has been pushing for Congress to extend the Social Security revenue cut and increase the length of time Americans can… Read More »

Let Them Eat Carrots: Class Warfare for the Health Conscious

It was Mark Twain who said, “History may not repeat itself, but it often rhymes.” And it is Marie Antoinette who is famously misquoted as saying, “Let them eat cake.” Now if it wasn’t for First Lady Michelle Obama’s movement to stop American citizens from eating things that could potentially be “bad” for their health,… Read More »

Obama put the BS in joBS

Okay, so you’ve all heard Irene is heading straight at Mister O’Wonderful’s vacation hideout on Martha’s Vineyard. Now, assuming he doesn’t cut-n-run (doubtful) we will see the spectacle of Irene transforming Mister O’Wonderful into Ilean out on the fifth hole. This tasty sight would dispel the notion that Mister O’Wonderful is a centrist. It would… Read More »

One-in-Four Workers Can’t Afford to Take a Vacation

CHICAGO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — As we approach the official kick-off to summer getaways with Memorial Day weekend, a recent study from CareerBuilder shows financial constraints and demanding work schedules have some workers foregoing vacation plans this year. Twenty-four percent of full-time workers reported they can’t afford to take a vacation in 2011, up from 21 percent… Read More »