All this talk about wage discrimination against women has caused me to reflect upon my career. Have I ever been discriminated against in the work place when it came to pay? Well, yes I have. But in my case it wasn’t about being a female, rather it had everything to do with the broken policies of the federal government.
I remember many times when my children were small they would eagerly anticipate their birthday, any party and a bake sale at school. Why? Because those were the times when they knew they would get to make homemade cookies or cupcakes to take! They would help pick out the recipe, tie on an apron, and cook alongside me as we created our works of culinary art from a hodge-podge of ordinary ingredients.
As a single mom budgeting for energy costs, my blood pressure just went up a little higher. The Farmer’s Almanac recently released its latest prediction: This winter will be colder, and the 2015 summer will be hotter. That means higher energy costs in my family budget.
In a state where higher education takes priority, the argument over how well for-profit schools really serve Colorado has inched its way forward as a hot topic in recent years. While national critics of the industry are blaming for-profit education for being one of the main reasons for American economic and educational downfall