Anyone can testify to the fact that I am the furthest thing from a Grinch. The holidays come around and usually I tense with anticipation and excitement. I visit stores just to look at the gorgeous decorations and start window shopping for my friends and family, and usually the sooner these glorious traditions of mine can start, the better.
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The final cut of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” was first shown in early December 1965 in California, to the staff that had hustled to meet a demanding six-month deadline. After the credits finished rolling over “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing,” the crew was silent, unsure if the show’s many innovations worked.
Interim charges are the issues that the Speaker asks committees to study during the time between regular legislative sessions in order to make recommendations for legislation for the following legislative session. This week I will discuss the interim charges recently issued to the House Committee on Business & Industry. The committee studies many areas pertaining to the regulation of business and industry in Texas. Of particular interest to many is the regulation of worker’s compensation system, which compensates employees injured on the job.
The winter holiday season is upon us, which means many things.
In 2009, President Barack Obama was as stunned as we all were by the announcement from Oslo, Norway, that he’d just won the Nobel Peace Prize. He won it mainly because he gave one historic speech in Cairo, seeking to chart “a new beginning” for the world’s Muslims.
The Department of Labor has proposed a complex and flawed set of new rules that will do nothing to further the goal of ensuring financial advisors put their clients first.
Back near the peak of the 1990s tech bubble, the person who managed my 401(k) called me to complain about my account.
Dave Granlund cartoon on Black Friday parking lot congestion.
“How can I repay the Lord for all his goodness to me?” — Psalm 116:12.
I do not plan to go Black Friday shopping this year. I do intend to make some Black Friday sales purchases, but the stress and hullabaloo of actually going to a packed store to get great deals just aren’t for me anymore.