While Greg and I plan on partying like it’s 1999 forever, tomorrow will be this century’s second decade. We’re keeping it short- with wishes and predictions for the new year. Greg is the pessimist, I’m the optimist. Enjoy!
When I enlisted, it wasn’t for the money. Every month, the $540 odd bucks that hit my bank account weren’t near what I made selling stereo equipment- but, I also didn’t have to pay for food, housing or my daily fashion. I also had a comprehensive health care plan, and a great personal trainer that Read More
How can an Army Spec-4 do a vasectomy on a solider, without 8 years of college and a medical degree, yet 3 stitches will set you back $1,400? Is it that we’re demanding over qualification? And who makes the decision on when it’s ok to do whatever? Before we had unions, we had craft and Read More
In today’s Dayton Grassroots Daily Show, we look back at yesterday’s Dayton Daily News. Greg Hunter and David Esrati discuss the hoopla surrounding the shifting of our economic foundations from private corporations to, well- the no-tax-base non-profits as we’re seeing with UD taking over NCR world HQ. Should we be overjoyed at the news that Read More
We’ve seen the last twenty years of failure by local governments investments in private corporations. We’ve also seen a rise in gangs, drop out rates, crime. Why? Because the City of Dayton stopped investing in the youth- and youth sports programs. We’ve cut our parks and rec’s program to bare bones. Look at Kettering- a Read More