The New York Times

Shrinking middle-class, shrinking customer demand

Efforts to shut down Occupy encampments across the country might be having some limited success, but the issues that drive the 99% movement continue to be exposed.  You want to know why small businesses are struggling?  Read The New York Times story below. The New York TimesNovember 16, 2011 Middle-Class…

Amazon and Mitt

Below are two must-read editorials from this weekend. The first by Cindi Scoppe, Associate Editor of The State, accurately analyzes the meaning of the recent House vote to give Amazon.com an exemption from collecting sales tax. But most legislators acknowledge that there was a serious question of fairness in this…