Daily Archives: Sunday, September 4, 2011

Huntsman’s Jobs Plan a Good Start

Last week, the Huntsman campaign released an alternative to the President’s soon-to-be-released jobs plan. The plan includes four broad components including: 1) tax reform, 2) regulatory reform, 3) energy independence, and 4) free trade. I broadly agree with most of Huntsman’s proposed policies. … Continue reading

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The San Antonio Pecan Workers’ Strike of 1938

In the early 20th century, San Antonio had become the center of a modestly lucrative industry – pecan processing.  Prior to the Depression, the business had started taking steps toward mechanization, but the country’s economic collapse began to reverse that … Continue reading

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