Comments for: National, state leaders should not forget victims of circumstance

Posted Sept. 04, 2012, at 3:09 p.m.

“No work, no wages, and no buying power is the most crucial [problem]. … When the family pocketbook is empty, the neighborhood stores are empty.” These words were spoken by Frances Perkins in 1933, but they convey an economic principle that seems to be lost in today’s debate. The economic …

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