"In the US, the number of manufacturing jobs peaked in 1979 and has steadily decreased ever since. At the same time, manufacturing has steadily increased, with the US now producing more goods than any other country but China."
Maybe some of the people who voted for Trump are, for better or worse, ahead of the curve and not behind it.
"The replacements come at a time when the Navy says that half its aircraft can’t fly because they’re awaiting maintenance or lack needed spare parts."
Do the boats float?
"One passenger elevator in Queens claims a maximum capacity of just 2.5 pounds, or about four subway rats."
"The governors of Massachusetts and Connecticut urged people not to travel unless necessary and told nonessential state employees not to come to work.…"
I'm not a goose scholar and I'm not saying this doesn't happen every year at exactly the same time but I'm saying this is good news anyway, and that's that.
Still, it's a northern-tier state. People should be used to it by now.…
Unless, of course, all those drivers are from Georgia, just here to get revenge.
"If option ‘b' wins, Puerto Ricans will vote in October on a second referendum to choose between independence and free association. Also, we’ll get to call it the 'Puerto Rexit,' so keep an eye on how this vote goes."
"GCET purchased $7.4mm worth of networking and Wi-Fi technology in July…"
The basic message of this web site is, “we’re working on it.” The “it” involved is some kind of municipal internet scheme which we’ve been working on since a previous century, but we keep changing the name of it so nobody knows for sure.
…is more like watching brain surgery than like watching, say, the old John Madden Raiders or Ditka’s Bears. Or the Packers from any era you can name. The Patriots are a business in Foxborough.
And Tom Brady doesn’t eat tomatoes. Do you know that? Everybody in New England does. Maybe that’s why it’s so difficult to find a decent tomato around here.