A Businessweek headline (though not the story) implies that Americans won’t do “dirty” jobs. The subject is Alabama’s tough crackdown on illegal immigrants and the people who employ them.
With Washington, D.C., in smoking disarray, the states are doing things that liberals and conservatives have supported — and that liberals and conservatives have disliked. There is an argument letting states solve some of the sociological conflicts in concert with local sentiment.
Hundreds of human lives were lost and must be properly mourned. Eventually, thoughts should go to replacing the many toppled great trees that make up the South’s natural heritage.
That inspired a column arguing that there are values not measured in dollars. And understanding that some people simply can’t think that way, I made a case for values measured in dollars that are not tied to oil. Here is Why Offshore Drilling is a Terrible Idea.