Do No Harm

2016 was a bad year for me. Mid-June I was fired from my job for being 1 minute late eight times in six months. Never mind the fact that I was usually 10 minutes early; it was those eight times that I got stuck in traffic that…

On Wednesday I found out that my father passed away last December.

Nobody told me. I did a search on the internet for him, as I sometimes did for just that reason, and I found his obituary. They talked about his second wife, her children from a previous marriage, a…

I used to be a Republican.

Well, I consistently voted Republican. I never officially joined the Republican Party. There were one or two votes for another party, but the majority of my votes were for Republicans. Before I was able to vote, I supported Republicans, as did my family. In…

Let’s talk about minimum wage.

Currently, the federal minimum wage is set at $7.25 an hour. This varies by state, with some states’ minimum wage set over $10 an hour. (Tipped wage earners are paid $2.13 an hour.) The federal minimum wage hasn’t been raised in eleven years, while production…

Alexander Nicholas

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