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  • Apply Now. Thousands of Transgender Job Opportunities in Financial Services (Real headline)

    06/17/2018 7:44:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    Forbes ^ | June 17, 2018 | John Schneider and David Auten, Cashing in on fabulous with queer money
    If you went to school, earned a bachelors or master’s degree, yet were being turned down for jobs you are qualified for because of the way you look or talk, how would you feel? How would you feel if this was happening to your spouse or your children? You’d be infuriated, right? There are thousands of transgender men and woman who face this situation with most job applications they submit. Transgender people are over “four times more likely than the general population to have a household income under $10,000,” even though 47% of them, more than the general population, have...
  • Middletown business that Ivanka Trump visited is hiring (Ohio, $19.23/hr. first years wages)

    06/17/2018 7:08:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Journal-News ^ | June 17, 2018 | Eric Schwartzberg, Staff Writer
    MIDDLETOWN — A privately-owned steel tube supplier to the automotive and HVAC industries is looking to expand its workforce by as much as 21 percent. Middletown Tube Works at 2201 Trine St. manufactures steel tubing from coiled steel, which is automatically seam welded, cut and packaged to customers’ specifications. Founded in 1993, the company includes many production lines that are fast-paced and quality driven, according to Dustin Lepper, corporate director of human resources. The company employs 95 people and is hiring as many as 20 new employees, Lepper said. New hires typically move up quickly as many higher pay positions...
  • The energizing American Shipbuilding Act of 2018

    06/17/2018 6:49:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    American Journal of Transportation ^ | June 7, 2018 | Stas Margaronis
    Last week, Congressman John Garamendi (D- CA), the ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee for Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, introduced The Energizing American Shipbuilding Act of 2018. The bipartisan bill, which would require the construction of over fifty ships and the creation of thousands of maritime and mariners’ jobs, is being carried in the Senate by Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS). In an interview with AJOT, Garamendi said that projections of 50 new shipbuildings by 2040 comes from “the legislationwhich requires a small percentage of exported crude oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) to be transported on U.S.-built and U.S.-flagged...
  • Iowa’s Employment Problem: Too Many Jobs, Not Enough People

    06/17/2018 6:17:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | April 1, 2018 | Shayndi Raice and Eric Morath
    MASON CITY, Iowa—Manufacturers in northern Iowa are begging Terry Schumaker for freshly trained workers for their factories. The problem is he doesn’t have enough students to train. “It’s not like we have the people beating down our door to apply,” said Mr. Schumaker, a dean at the North Iowa Area Community College in Mason City. It is a problem playing out in many parts of the Midwest, a region with lower unemployment and higher job-opening rates than the rest of the country. Employers, especially in more rural areas, are finding that there are just too few workers. That upends a...
  • Quick lesson on speakin' when eatin' in Korea (Or in a Korean restaurant)

    06/17/2018 5:41:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | June 18, 2018 | Ted Adamson
    So you want to go out in town and try out a restaurant your friends told you about? Well, Here's some helpful tips on how to order, even if your Korean speaking skills are limited. Meats: When you go out to eat at a Korean restaurant with meat as the main dish, you will want to order a bit differently than you would at an American restaurant. Of course, if you are ordering a steak or a hamburger it is no different. However, if you are ordering meat to be grilled at your table you will normally order by the...
  • Trump to Kim: All this I will give you

    06/17/2018 1:42:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    The Press-Herald ^ | June 17, 2018 | Cynthi Dill
    The four-minute movie trailer was created to show Chairman Kim the power and glory that could be his if he lays down his nukes. President Trump pitched paradise to Kim Jong Un in a four-minute movie trailer made especially for the summit in Singapore last week, complete with cautionary tale, dramatic musical score and a lot left for the imagination. It features the two men and images of glory and strength: the perfect tease for the chubby millennial ruling North Korea known for killing off family members and playing video games. Kim is like Trump. They love screens and they...
  • Oh, come on! Nobody's that bad!

    06/17/2018 12:50:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Rocket Miner ^ | June 16, 2018 | Dave Simpson, Guest Columnist
    I once worked in close proximity to a woman who never had one good thing to say about her low-down, deplorable cur of an ex-husband. Not one good thing. Every day there seemed to be some new piece of evidence of why this guy was a despicable worm, unfit to walk among decent folk, an indictment on the male gender in general. You could mention the nice weather to this person, and somehow, before you knew it, she had turned the conversation around to yet more evidence that her ex-husband deserved to be locked up. I never met the guy,...
  • First lady Melania Trump makes statement on family separations as protests grow

    06/17/2018 12:16:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    NBC News ^ | June 17, 2018 | Daniella Silva
    First lady Melania Trump uncharacteristically waded into a fierce debate around immigration on Sunday, pushing for bipartisan cooperation to end the separation of migrant children from their parents at the border. “Mrs. Trump hates to see children separated from their families and hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform," according to a statement from her spokeswoman. "She believes we need to be a country that follows all laws, but also a country that governs with heart.” The first lady's statement stood in contrast to comments made by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who...
  • Michelle Wolf: ‘Trump Doesn’t Want to Be Allies With Anyone Who’s Good-Looking’

    06/17/2018 11:37:18 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    The Wrap ^ | June 17, 2018 | Phil Hornshaw
    Michelle Wolf thinks Donald Trump might be picking allies for the United States based on whether their leaders overshadow him with their attractiveness. On her Netflix show “The Break With Michelle Wolf,” the comedian joked that Trump’s recent foreign policy moves are pretty confusing. Trump insulted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Twitter after a chilly G7 summit, in which longtime U.S. allies were frustrated with Trump over actions like trade tariffs and frequent demands to allow Russia back into the group. Right after that, Trump met with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in Singapore, where he said Kim...
  • Way too fast

    06/17/2018 11:02:56 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    Korea JoongAng Daily ^ | June 18, 2018 | JoongAng Ilbo
    After the Singapore summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, denuclearization and a peace process is accelerating at a dizzying pace on the Korean Peninsula. But the public has mixed feelings. While welcoming a North Korea without nuclear weapons and the possibility of peace in a divided land, they cannot calm their anxieties over the stunning developments. First of all, our concerns involve Trump’s remarks about stopping joint military exercises between the two allies. After Trump defined them as “provocative,” the Moon Jae-in administration nearly accepted the suspension of the annual drills. But discontinuing those...
  • Trump punches back at Schumer over North Korea

    06/17/2018 9:30:54 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Politico ^ | June 17, 2018 | Brent D. Griffiths
    President Donald Trump attacked Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday, saying the New York Democrat was wrong when he criticized the president's historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as "all hat and no cattle." "Thank you Chuck, but are you sure you got that right? No more nuclear testing or rockets flying all over the place, blew up launch sites," the president wrote on Twitter. "Hostages already back, hero remains coming home & much more!" Schumer, in a speech on the Senate floor on Wednesday, questioned just what the U.S. gained from the summit. “The summit...
  • Are Democrats brave enough to run a woman against Donald Trump?

    06/17/2018 9:06:09 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    Vox ^ | June 16, 2018 | Laura McGann
    Democrats agree that Donald Trump’s history of bragging about groping and assaulting women is unacceptable, but they don’t agree about how to deal with it in 2020. The tension has spilled into the open in the ongoing debate about Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s role in galvanizing Senate Democrats to call for Sen. Al Franken to step down over misconduct. Even white college-educated women, Hillary Clinton’s biggest supporters, are divided. “We loved him,” Marsha Pearcy, 58, said sadly to Gillibrand at a private event for professional women in Washington on Tuesday night. Pearcy barely finished saying Franken’s name when quiet murmurs and...
  • Koreans Want Peace, Do Liberal Pundits Want War?

    06/16/2018 9:49:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Real News ^ | June 16, 2018 | Aaron Mate
    In decrying the Singapore summit and Trump’s freeze on U.S. military exercises, liberal pundits are ignoring popular opinion and years of peace activism in South Korea, says Christine Ahn of Women Cross DMZ Story Transcript AARON MATE: It’s The Real News. I’m Aaron Mate. The peace efforts underway on the Korean Peninsula are widely popular on the Korean Peninsula. In South Korea, polls show overwhelming support for this week’s summit between President Trump and Kim Jong un. That sentiment was reinforced when just after the summit the party of South Korean leader Moon Jae-in scored a massive victory in local...
  • 13 cooking tips and tricks for making the juiciest, tastiest pork chops

    06/16/2018 7:19:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies
    Today ^ | June 1, 2018 | Megan O. Steintrager
    If you've ever tried (and failed) to cook the juiciest, best tasting pork chops, the first thing you need to do is give up any notions you might have about pork being "the other white meat," as it was marketed in the fat-phobic 1980s. "To me, a lean pork chop is the saddest possible thing," Samin Nosrat, cooking teacher and author of the James Beard Award-winning cookbook "Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking," told TODAY Food. "The challenge of those tender cuts [like pork chops] is retaining that tenderness after you cook them," Nosrat explained. "In...
  • Rob Reiner Shreds Robert De Niro for His ‘F– Trump’ Outburst: ‘You’re Helping Trump’

    06/16/2018 6:32:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Wrap ^ | June 16, 2018 | Umberto Gonzalez
    Rob Reiner, a director and longtime advocate for liberal Democratic causes in Hollywood, ripped into Robert De Niro for his “F— Trump” outburst at last Sunday’s Tony Awards, calling the foul-mouthed speech counterproductive. “If you have any interest in trying to preserve the democracy, and put it in the hands of somebody who understands government, who isn’t self-dealing, who cares about this country and the people in this country, then you’re helping Trump,” Reiner said in an interview earlier this week on The Hill’s “Rising” TV show with co-hosts Krystal Ball and Buck Sexton. “You’re helping Trump by saying ‘F—...
  • ‘Housewives’ say Bravo keeps the booze flowing

    06/16/2018 2:10:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Page Six ^ | June 16, 2018 | Dana Schuster
    Aviva Drescher, who starred on Seasons 5 and 6 of “Real Housewives of New York,” said the show’s production team could sometimes go too far with their eagerness to liquor up the cast. She recalled the time a producer phoned ahead of filming and asked her to take a shot of alcohol with castmate Ramona Singer during a reconciliation scene at a restaurant. “I told the head producer, ‘I don’t want to do a shot. Can you just fill it with water?’ ” said Drescher, 47, who grew up with an alcoholic mother and says she had never taken a shot...
  • Amazon to hire 1,000 for new furniture warehouse in Georgia

    06/16/2018 1:46:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    Woodworking Network ^ | June 3, 2018 | Bill Esler
    JEFFERSON, Ga. - Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) formally announced plans for a new fulfillment center in Jefferson, Georgia. The 850,000 sq.ft. facility will help Amazon move more deeply into furniture and other large items. When opened, Amazon will create 1,000 new full-time jobs at the facility. The company currently has more than 1,500 full-time employees at its existing facilities in the state. A warehouse currently operating in Jefferson describes positions as paying up to $11.50 per hour, and handling items up to 49 lbs. “Georgia has been a great place to do business for Amazon and we look forward to adding...
  • Japan Mulls Global Fund to Pay for North Korea Nuclear Disarmament – Reports

    06/16/2018 1:33:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Sputnik News ^ | June 16, 2018
    TOKYO (Sputnik) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe considers setting up an international foundation to finance North Korea’s denuclearization, media reported. Abe mentioned a global "mechanism" on Saturday that would accumulate donations by the international community to aid the North in its bid to get rid of nuclear weapons, Kyodo said. North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un committed to a complete nuclear disarmament in a joint declaration signed after a historic summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore on June 12. Abe said Japan would benefit from the North's denuclearization but added Pyongyang would have to make concrete steps to...
  • Ex-Japan PM Nakasone, 100, gives US-North Korea summit thumbs-up

    06/16/2018 1:04:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Mainichi ^ | June 16, 2018
    TOKYO -- Former Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone gave a positive evaluation of the first-ever U.S.-North Korea summit as he appeared in public on June 15 for the first time since he turned 100 late last month. "Because of the U.S.-North Korea summit talks, Northeast Asia, including our country, is about to make huge headway," Nakasone told a Tokyo news conference organized by the Nakasone Yasuhiro Peace Institute, which he heads, and the Seoul Forum for International Affairs (SFIA). The institute and the SFIA, chaired by former South Korean Prime Minister Lee Hong-koo, issued a joint statement at the conference underscoring...
  • Project Wing returning to Virginia to test appetite for real world drone delivery service

    06/16/2018 11:54:51 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Roanoke Times ^ | June 14, 2018 | Jacob Demmitt
    Backyards around Virginia — possibly in Wise, Loudoun, Montgomery and Roanoke counties — are poised to serve as the next proving grounds for drone delivery technology, as Google’s sister company prepares to return stateside after nearly a year of testing in Australia. But this time Project Wing says the experiments are less about whether or not it has the ability to airdrop deliveries onto your lawn in a matter of minutes — it already knows it can do that. The question now: Do people want it? “The reality is the technology has come a long way. We’ve done extensive testing,...