Daily Archives: July 20, 2010

Identifying Mideast Terrorism’s True Cause

By James Zumwalt

As we face the most dangerous time in our history, there is something President Obama refuses to say about the threat confronting us.

So, too, does the person he selected to head the federal agency charged with responsibility for protecting our homeland—as does the person he selected as his national security adviser on counter-terrorism. The person he selected as our chief law-enforcement officer remains the most adamant about not saying it.

Meanwhile, a person with indisputable credentials as to the cause of Mideast terrorism and the threat it poses to our way of life risks his to tell America what our leaders will not. Continue reading

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After Job Training, Still Scrambling for a Job

Monday July 19, 2010

In what was beginning to feel like a previous life, Israel Valle had earned $18 an hour as an executive assistant to a designer at a prominent fashion label. Now, he was jobless and struggling to find work. He decided to invest in upgrading his skills.

It was February 2009, and the city work force center in Downtown Brooklyn was jammed with hundreds of people hungry for paychecks. His caseworker urged him to take advantage of classes financed by the federal government, which had increased money for job training. Upgrade your skills, she counseled. Then she could arrange job interviews. Continue reading

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