“I think Alfred Nobel would know what I mean when I say that I accept this award in the spirit of a curator of some precious heirloom which he holds in trust for its true owners — all those to whom beaut
Pulse of the Heartland
“The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.”
— Thomas Jefferson
"Most of us don’t expect to be rich or famous, but we do expect a living wage and good American benefits for a hard day’s work.”
- Sen. Tom Harkin “Saving the American Dream”
“It’s easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”
— Frederick Douglass
In our society, one needs licensure or certification for many things, from driving a car to serving tacos out of the back of a truck. We need a license to get married and a court decision to get divorced.
If you’re working more and harder but not making any more money, you’re not alone. If you’re working more and harder but making less money, you’re not alone.
"You gotta’ know when to hold ‘em,
know when to fold ‘em.
Know when to walk away,
know when to run.”
— Kenny Rogers, “The Gambler”