The Importance of Tipping

by Bob Branco Tipping is a very important custom in this country. Many waiters and waitresses try very hard for the money they make, and as far as I’m concerned, tipping is an expression of appreciation. While many people tip according to old-school protocol, such as an additional 15% of the entire bill, I tip…

Renter’s Rights and the Law

by Gordon Jeremiah Berry Increases in the cost of housing compounded with the increases with the costs of living today causes many to rent, either by choice or by necessity. A rental agreement is an agreement to rent property (commonly referred to as a “lease”). Rental agreements may be either written or oral. An actual legal…

New Measles Cases and Media Lies in Australia and California

Were they vaccinated? This is the question lamestream corporate media will not ask in many of its news stories about the so-called “vaccine-preventable” diseases. But when they report on the vaccination status of patients, they would omit or juggle info to preach vaccination. New measles cases in Sydney, Australia and California, US are examples of…

Edgar Loudermilk Band at Folsom Opry House, January 10

by California Bluegrass Association The Pinecastle recording artists Edgar Loudermilk Band featuring Jeff Autry will be touring California in January and making a stop at the Folsom Opry House before they play in concert at the CBA’s Great 48 jam in Bakersfield. The Edgar Loudermilk Band will play the Folsom Opry House, 113 Puffer Way,…

Child Welfare Laws Regarding Leaving Kids Home Alone

by Gordon Jeremiah Berry Throughout the world today, the welfare and safety of children has been a top priority. World courts, governments, and judicial systems have attempted to take on such issues as forced child labor, child abuse, malnutrition, neglect, childhood poverty and education. Yet a more simplistic one remains, i.e., what is the appropriate…

Have Labor Unions Been Effective?

by Bob Branco I understand very well why labor unions were created. People who perform hard labor have as many rights as anyone else, and they needed to voice their opinions. What better way to do it than through an organized union? Unions are powerful, and without them, we might not be celebrating Labor Day.…

2016 Christmas Postathon

2016 Christmas Postathon At the end of every year, the world goes into celebration of the year’s biggest celebration – Christmas. The big day in 2016 is here. This Christmas Word Matters celebrates via the Christmas Postathon. Feel free to send in your Christmas celebration news, images, videos, messages, and so more—tell us what makes…