Monday, November 01, 2004

That'll teach 'em 

Stephen observes the need for more economic education:
One of the speakers worked for a while at Goodwill Industries. He asked some of the new workers there why they had left their last job. All too often, they accused their employer of cheating. Why? "I was promised $6 an hour, I put in my 40 hours, my check was not for $240." There is this little thing called the tax code ...
My son came home this weekend complaining of how he only got to keep $290 of a $350 paycheck. "I know who I'm voting for." Good boy!