Since 2001, the U.S. Department of Labor has been required by law to disclose the names of industries in various countries that use child labor or slave labor in the production of goods you might buy here in the United States. On September 27 2012, the Department of Labor’s latest disclosure includes a determination based [...]
In tomorrow’s Washington Post, James Loewen writes a succinct refutation of the notion that the South seceded from the Union and sparked a bloody war 150 years ago because of its dedication to the principle of states’ rights. Loewen points out that the Southern states’ written declarations object to Northern states’ autonomous decisions to:
Do you believe that workers who make materials for the U.S. Government should work under the following conditions?
(i) the right of association; (ii) the right to organize and bargain collectively; (iii) a prohibition on the use of any form of forced or compulsory labor; (iv) a prohibition on discrimination which has the effect of [...]
If we fear for the well-being of genuine Haitian orphans, and not just a group of kids that a church group out of its depth thinks would be better off in the Bible Belt of the USA, then we can send our support through solid organizations, such as Oxfam, which are helping to rebuild Haitian infrastructure. [...]
The United States Department of Labor has come out with a 194-page report in which it identifies products made in various countries under conditions where “there is a significant incidence of forced labor and/or child labor in production”.
The following are countries in which the Department of Labor finds there is a significant incidence of [...]
There are many people in America today who consider the Bible to be the inerrant Word of God. There are moral consequences to this belief.
Those who believe the Bible is the inerrant word of God must attend when in Deuteronomy Chapter 8, Moses declares:
Know therefore that the LORD thy God, he is [...]
Think first about whether you really need that item, and then consider whether you’re willing to support the use of children in hard labor just in order to save a dollar or two. [...]
It’s not racist at all. No, really, it’s not! When the phrase “Whip A Nigger Today” appears on the $3 Bill, it is not intended to endorse racism or the re-establishment of slavery, but instead to acknowledge the nation’s heritage of slavery dating to the days of America’s founding fathers. Really. That’s all the phrase [...]
Oh, yes he did:
“After I whip his you know what in this debate we’re going to be going out…”
The remainder of John McCain’s sentence was drowned out by the roaring applause of the audience in this Southern state.