A nation’s wealth is determined by its cumulative productivity. The productivity increases in 2018 determined how much wealthier we were by year’s end. How much of this extra wealth any family can claim is determined by their wage rate. If you’re forced to work for nothing, like federal workers this past month, the increase in your family’s wealth is zero. Thus it’s obvious that wealth which is crucial to retirement and the ability to sustain the family in periods of recession hinges almost exclusively wages and wage growth over time.
Gary will be contributing a regular post to this here website and will be a frequent panelist on Straight Talk going forward.
It would appear that I was not the only one in Arkansas who saw the need to introduce the voters in the state to our many fine liberal politicians. Dean has been talking to Democratic politicians for some time as a member of the Arkansas Democratic Party and the Sebastion County Democrats. He has recently been interviewing candidates and it was suggested that we join forces so I have extended the invitation and Dean has accepted.