What's up Charlotte? I Thought Everything was all Good?
The United Way of Central Carolinas, is taking bold steps to increase graduation rates, reduce homelessness, and empower healthy lives in the Greater Charlotte region. Just last week the United Way announced a $16.5 million investment in agencies across the region, with special emphasis on interventions that work collectively to address some of our most difficult challenges. And we’ve got some big problems to tackle. So what’s up, Charlotte? I thought everything was all good?
The Fiscal Cliff-A Daily Danger
Cable and radio shout shows are in full “collapse-of-civilization” meltdown mode on which political party should take the fall when/if we hit the end of the year without a deal to ward off the sledgehammer of sequestration. If a deal is not done, our country will reportedly fall over the edge, tumbling down a “fiscal cliff” that will arbitrarily cut and chop and slash domestic and military spending. The “fiscal cliff’ is a handy, if overused, metaphor for a big public policy